To create the list in SharePoint designer 2013 follow below steps:
Open the SharePoint 2013
site using SharePoint designer 2013. Then from the Site objects click on Lists and Library.
And the from the Ribbon Click on SharePoint List click on Custom List as shown in the figure below:
The above step will open the Create list or document library dialogbox as shown in the figure below. There put the name and description for the list and click on OK.