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 (4)

Transnational Modern Design Histories in East Asia: An Introduction
Kikuchi, Y., Lee, Y., vol. 27 (4): 323-334
The Formation of the Concept of Gong-ye in the Korean Modern Age
Her, B., vol. 27 (4): 335-350
Shopping for Art: The New Middle Class' Art Consumption in Modern Japanese Department Stores
Oh, Y., vol. 27 (4): 351-369
Transnational Networkers--Iwao and Michiko Yamawaki and the Formation of Japanese Modernist Design
Čapkova, H., vol. 27 (4): 370-385
Design Development in Newly Industrialized Countries under Protectionist Policy: The Case of Taiwan's Household Appliances Industry from the 1960s to the 1980s
Wong, J.-J., vol. 27 (4): 386-402
Olympic Visions: Images of the Games through History
Jobling, P., vol. 27 (4): 403-405
Domestic Interiors: Representing Homes from the Victorians to the Moderns
Muthesius, S., vol. 27 (4): 406-407
Architecture & Design versus Consumerism: How Design Activism Confronts Growth
Markussen, T., vol. 27 (4): 407-409
Dressing Sydney: The Jewish Fashion Story, An Exhibition
Leong, R., vol. 27 (4): 409-411
Plakatbevaegelsen: En britisk designfront i mellemkrigsarene
Klevgaard, T., vol. 27 (4): 411-413
The Story of Design
O'Brien, S., vol. 27 (4): 413-414

Volume 27 (3)

Chromophilia: The Design World's Passion for Colour
Blaszczyk, R. L., vol. 27 (3): 203-217
One Essential Thing to Learn is Colour: Harmony, Science and Colour Theory in Mid-Nineteenth-Century Fashion Advice
Nicklas, C., vol. 27 (3): 218-236
White Walls, White Nights, White Girls: Whiteness and the British Artistic Interior, 1850-1900
Huxtable, S.-A., vol. 27 (3): 237-255
Synthetic Fluorescents: Day-Glo from Novelty to Norm
Kane, C. L., vol. 27 (3): 256-277
Chinese Colours and the Sydney Opera House (1956-1966): Jorn Utzon's Reinterpretation of Traditional Chinese Architecture
Chen-Yu, C., Myers, P., Goad, P., vol. 27 (3): 278-296
The Colour Reference Library, Royal College of Art, London
Parkinson, N., vol. 27 (3): 297-308
Ireland, Design and Visual Culture: Negotiating Modernity, 1922-1992
Bell, C., vol. 27 (3): 309-311
Makers: The New Industrial Revolution
Jackson, A., vol. 27 (3): 311-312
The Color Revolution
DeLong, M., vol. 27 (3): 313-314