The theory of intelligent design understands living systems to be engineered systems.
A non-humanoid gelatinous alien might assign no meaning to the faces on Mount Rushmore if the alien had never seen a humanoid.
Let me tell a little story about blood clotting, Russell Doolittle, and Michael Ruse.
Behe used the common mousetrap to illustrate irreducible complexity, showing how various mechanical contrivances need all of their main parts to function.
Breakthroughs in imaging are allowing scientists to see iconic molecular machines in unprecedented detail. This will be a great boon for design science.