Glossary of Design Terms

Design terms can seem like jargon to non-designers, which can lead to miscommunication. This resource helps clarify the meanings of common design terms through definitions and examples.

Inside you'll find:

  • Definitions of design terms and their relevance to global health
  • Illustrative examples to contextualise terms
  • Synonyms and similar words for each term
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Glossary of Design Terms

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"A prototype is a model or artifact built to test a concept with users in order to learn from them. A prototype helps designers understand, explore, and communicate what it feels like to engage with a solution in real working conditions rather than theoretical conditions. Prototypes can be used to test and refine concepts across many different aspects of a health intervention including products, services, benefit statements, messaging, training, and decision support tools"