This Directive codifies substantive EU national law of designs. A commentary by David Musker is here, and here is a table showing the Implementation of the Design Directive.

The Recitals
Directive Art 1 - Definitions
Directive Art 2 - Scope of application
Directive Art 3 - Protection requirements
Directive Art 4 - Novelty
Directive Art 5 - Individual character
Directive Art 6 - Disclosure
Directive Art 7 - Designs dictated by their technical function and designs of interconnections
Directive Art 8 - Designs contrary to public policy or morality
Directive Art 9 - Scope of protection
Directive Art 10 - Term of protection
Directive Art 11 - Invalidity or refusal of registration
Directive Art 12 - Rights conferred by the design right
Directive Art 13 - Limitation of the rights conferred by the design right
Directive Art 14 - Transitional provision
Directive Art 15 - Exhaustion of rights
Directive Art 16 - Relationship to other forms of protection
Directive Art 17 - Relationship to copyright
Directive Art 18 - Revision
Directive Art 19 - Implementation
Directive Art 20 - Entry into force
Directive Art 21 - Addressees