Q. What is design?
A. A plan for arranging elements in such a way as best to accomplish a particular purpose.Charles Eames
Source: Design Q&A, Interview with Madame L. Amic
Design depends largely on constraints… Here is one of the few effective keys to the design problem—the ability of the designer to recognize as many constraints as possible—his willingness and enthusiasm for working within these constraints—the constraints of price, of size, of strength, balance, of surface, of time etc.; each problem has its own peculiar list.