|Overview: Design For Scale|
|Definition||Designing things to be useful and economical at great scale.|
|Applications||Mass production, mass customization, services, processes|
|Related Concepts||Economies Of ScaleMass Customization|
What is Design For Scale?
John Spacey, updated on November 28, 2016
Design for scale is a design principle that states that new inventions and techniques should be useful to a large number of people. For example, large organizations may only design things that can be used by a billion people. Design for scale also implies that designs achieve economies of scale that result in declining cost per unit.
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