design (something) for (someone or something)(redirected from design for one)
design (something) for (someone or something)
To create, devise, or plan something for someone or something. I asked our top graphic artist to design the visual component for this ad campaign.
Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2015 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.
design something for someone
to conceive of something for someone; to draw up plans of something for someone. Ann designed a new kitchen for us. Would you design a book cover for me?
design something for something
to conceive of something that is to be part of something else; to draw up plans for something that is to be part of something else. The engineers designed a cure for the rattling problem. Bob, the computer programmer, designed a fix for the bug in the program. She designed a system of shelving for the library.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.