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 27 (2)

Designers in the Nineteenth-Century Scottish Fancy Textile Industry: Education, Employment and Exhibition
Nenadic, S., vol. 27 (2): 115-131
Privacy's Waste Products: Touch, Contagion and Public Telephone Design
Gansky, P., vol. 27 (2): 132-147
Nomina sunt Omina--Capital City Bonn: Inventing an Image for the Federal Republic of Germany
Barnstone, D. A., vol. 27 (2): 148-166
A New History of Temporal Typography: Towards Fluid Letterforms
Brownie, B., vol. 27 (2): 167-181
Le Corbusier. Furniture and Interiors 1905-1965
McLeod, M., vol. 27 (2): 182-185
Saul Bass: A Life in Film & Design
Hochscherf, T., vol. 27 (2): 186-188
New Zealand by Design: A History of New Zealand Product Design
Huppatz, D. J., vol. 27 (2): 188-189
Urban Design Since 1945: A Global Perspective
Inam, A., vol. 27 (2): 190-192
Imaging Disaster: Tokyo and the Visual Culture of Japan's Great Earthquake of 1923
Guth, C., vol. 27 (2): 192-193
Writing Design: Words and Objects
Cohen, M., vol. 27 (2): 194-195
EP Vol. 1: The Italian Avant-Garde: 1968-1976
Merjian, A. H., vol. 27 (2): 195-197
Modernism on Stage: The Ballets Russes and the Parisian Avant-Garde
McBrinn, J., vol. 27 (2): 197-199
John Heskett (1937-2014)
Clark, H., vol. 27 (2): 200-201
Gillian Naylor (1931-2014)
Pavitt, J., vol. 27 (2): 201-202
Introduction: Reframing Australian Design History
Huppatz, D. J., vol. 27 (2): 205-223

Volume 27 (1)

Design Books in the Chinese Taste: Marketing the Orient in England and France, 1688-1735
Bellemare, J., vol. 27 (1): 1-16
Multum in Parvo: 'A Place for Everything and Everything in its Place'. Modernism, Space-saving Bedroom Furniture and the Compactom Wardrobe
Edwards, C., vol. 27 (1): 17-37
Vodrey Dublin Pottery: Commodification of Celtic Style as a Symbol of Irish National Identity in the 1880s
Molloy, A., vol. 27 (1): 38-57
Argentina '78 World Cup and the Echoes of Mexico '68: Internationalism and Latin American Design. An Intellectual History of Design in the 1960s and 1970s: Politics and Periphery
Almeida, M., vol. 27 (1): 58-75
Introduction to '110 Volts at Home: The American Lista' by Siv Ringdal
Fallan, K., vol. 27 (1): 76-78