Journal of Design History

Journal of Design History is a leading journal in its field. It plays an active role in the development of design history (including the history of the crafts and applied arts), as well as contributing to the broader field of studies of visual and material culture. The journal includes a regular book reviews section and lists books received, and from time to time publishes special issues.

Quarterly: Spring, Summer, Autumn, Winter.

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Latest articles

Volume 29 (1)

Design Dispersed: Design History, Design Practice and Anthropology
Garvey, P., Drazin, A., vol. 29 (1): 1-7
Sticky Layers and Shimmering Weaves: A Study of Two Human Uses of Spider Silk
Morgan, E., vol. 29 (1): 8-23
Who Designs Scottish Vernacular Baskets?
Bunn, S. J., vol. 29 (1): 24-42
Design for Development, ICSID and UNIDO: The Anthropological Turn in 1970s Design
Clarke, A. J., vol. 29 (1): 43-57
History In and For Design
Otto, T., vol. 29 (1): 58-70
Decorativa: The Monopoly of Visual Production in Socialist Romania. The Centralized Organization of Museum Displays in the 1960s and 1970s
Nicolescu, G., vol. 29 (1): 71-87
Crafting Design in Italy, From Post-war to Postmodernism
Dalla Mura, M., vol. 29 (1): 88-90
The Debate: The Legendary Contest of Two Giants of Graphic Design
Margolin, V., vol. 29 (1): 90-92
The Technical Image: A History of Styles in Scientific Imagery
de Mare, H., vol. 29 (1): 93-95
Love Objects: Emotion, Design and Material Culture
Blaszczyk, R. L., vol. 29 (1): 95-96
Game After: A Cultural Study of Video Game Afterlife
Jorgensen, F. A., vol. 29 (1): 97-98

Volume 28 (4)

The Warp & the Weft: Tradition and Innovation in Skaerbaek Tapestries, 1896-1903
Wieber, S., vol. 28 (4): 331-347
Designing for Movement: Dance Costumes, Art Schools and Natural Movement in the Early Twentieth Century
Fensham, R., vol. 28 (4): 348-367
English Modern: John Gloag and the Challenge of Design
Hooper, G., vol. 28 (4): 368-384
Parade of Homes: Salesmanship and the Post-war American Housing Industry
Dodd, S., vol. 28 (4): 385-404
Beyond the Bezel: Coin-Op Arcade Video Game Cabinets as Design History
Guins, R., vol. 28 (4): 405-426
History of Design: Decorative Arts and Material Culture, 1400-2000
Cesare, C., vol. 28 (4): 427-428
History of Design: Decorative Arts and Material Culture, 1400-2000
Capkova, H., vol. 28 (4): 429-430
World History of Design
Rezende, L., Huppatz, D. J., vol. 28 (4): 431-433
On the Current State of Brazilian Graphic Design Historiography
Farias, P. L., vol. 28 (4): 434-439