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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Volume 29 (3)

Introduction: Beyond Dutch Design: Material Culture in the Netherlands in an Age of Globalization, Migration and Multiculturalism
Meroz, J., Gimeno-Martinez, J., vol. 29 (3): 213-227
Domesticating Goods from Overseas: Global Material Culture in the Early Modern Netherlands
Gerritsen, A., vol. 29 (3): 228-244
Laying Down Memories: the Cultural Mobility of Tejo Remys Chest of Drawers
Taylor, D., vol. 29 (3): 245-257
Redrawing Power? Dutch Wax Cloth and the Politics of 'Good Design
Edoh, M. A., vol. 29 (3): 258-272
Exhibiting Confrontations: Negotiating Dutch Design between National and Global Imaginations
Meroz, J., vol. 29 (3): 273-286
No Future Without a Past: The Dutch National Design Archive (NDA)
Tollenaar, A., Meihuizen, J., vol. 29 (3): 287-295
Woven Gold: Tapestries of Louis XIV * Conundrum: Puzzles in the Grotesques Tapestry Series * La peinture tissee: Theorie de lart et tapisseries des Gobelins sous Louis XIV
Karafel, L., vol. 29 (3): 296-301
Alois Riegl in Vienna 1875-1905: An Institutional Biography
Anderson, E., vol. 29 (3): 301-303
Sculptors and Design Reform in France, 1848 to 1895: Sculpture and the Decorative Arts
Gindhart, M. P., vol. 29 (3): 303-305
Lupton, E., vol. 29 (3): 305-307
Denim: Fashions Frontier
Abrego, S., vol. 29 (3): 307-309
Lance Wyman: The Monograph
Twemlow, A., vol. 29 (3): 310-312
Environments, Natures and Social Theory: Towards a Critical Hybridity
Tonkinwise, C., vol. 29 (3): 312-314
Disobedient Objects
Traganou, J., vol. 29 (3): 314-317

Volume 29 (2)

Josiah Wedgwood, Manufacturing and Craft
Popp, A., Holt, R., vol. 29 (2): 99-119
The Victorian Christmas Card as Aesthetic Object: 'Very interesting ephemerae of a very interesting period in English Art-production
Zakreski, P., vol. 29 (2): 120-136
'Little flat furnished by Maple . . . The 'English Taste in Buenos Aires: The Thompson and Maple Companies (1887-1986)
Fernandez-Garcia, A. M., vol. 29 (2): 137-160
Steering a Course Between Professionalism and Commercialism: The Society of Industrial Artists and the Code of Conduct for the Professional Designer 1945-1975
Armstrong, L., vol. 29 (2): 161-179
Attitudes Towards Modern Living: The Mid-century Showrooms of Herman Miller and Knoll Associates
Petty, M. M., vol. 29 (2): 180-199
Concepts of Value in European Material Culture, 1500-1900
Morton, R., vol. 29 (2): 200-202