Ok, this is a perpetual point of discussion within our course. On some level I think defining it doesn’t matter and it is a thing that will define itself through time. But no-one wants that as an answer so here we go.
In my view the cross-over of Design and Engineering is the utilisation of engineering skills for a design related means. What is Design? Ok so I like this somewhat vague definition of design as ‘a process of value creation’. Design is the process of finding a problem, concept, question and taking that into something that adds value into the world.