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Amalgamated is a term that refers to the process or result of combining or uniting multiple elements into a single entity. In the context of design, amalgamation often involves the fusion of different materials, styles, or concepts to create a cohesive and harmonious whole. This approach can be applied across various design disciplines, such as industrial design, where disparate components or materials may be integrated to form a functional product, or in graphic design, where diverse visual elements are blended to communicate a unified message. The concept of amalgamation in design is rooted in the idea that the sum of the parts can be greater than the individual components, leading to innovative and compelling design solutions. Designers who employ amalgamation techniques often draw inspiration from a wide range of sources, including nature, technology, and cultural influences, to create designs that are both aesthetically pleasing and functionally effective. The process of amalgamation requires a keen understanding of the properties and characteristics of the elements being combined, as well as a strategic approach to their integration, to ensure that the resulting design is structurally sound, visually appealing, and aligned with its intended purpose.

fusion, integration, combination, synthesis, blending, merging, unification, consolidation, cohesion

John Armstrong

CITATION : "John Armstrong. 'Amalgamated.' Design+Encyclopedia. (Accessed on June 15, 2024)"

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