“Industrial design, included all the activities targeted at the conception and development of designs and technical features focused on the ease of use, value and aestethics of the products. Material definition, working mechanisms, shape, color and finishing are all included. These activities may take into account even security, human needs, market research, production efficiency, distribution, use and maintenance”
This is the definition for Industrial Design by the Italian State. In Italy, all the industrial designers are classified according to the ATECO code number 74.10.10.