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 541420 Industrial Design Services

This industry comprises establishments primarily engaged in creating and developing designs and specifications that optimize the use, value, and appearance of their products. These services can include the determination of the materials, construction, mechanisms, shape, color, and surface finishes of the product, taking into consideration human characteristics and needs, safety, market appeal, and efficiency in production, distribution, use, and maintenance. Establishments providing automobile or furniture industrial design services or industrial design consulting services are included in this industry.

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Corresponding Index Entries
5414205414207389Automobile industrial design services
5414205414207389Furniture design services
5414205414207389Handtool industrial design services
5414205414207389Industrial design consulting services
5414205414207389Industrial design services
5414205414207389Packaging industrial design services
5414205414207389Tool industrial design services