difference between design and art 1 – authorship

in my design work i’m normally not the initiator of the assignment. i interpret visually someone else’s message. in my design work am i an author? yes

in the art work i am an author as well.

to be author means to create a text
this text can be a narrative
it can be script for an artwork
in this definition in the design work i am not an author in that sense.

to be an author can also be an editor
which means to use the tools to arrange pre-existing information.
i like the idea of editing
what’s already there
editing the surrounding world.
what someone else said
in this definition in the design work i am an author in that sense.