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 (4)

Profiting by Lessons? An Examination of a Shift towards Thematic Displays of Textiles in the 1880s using the Health Exhibition, London, 1884, as a Case Study
Baird, C., vol. 29 (4): 319-329
Commerce, Canvas and Colour: Jules Guerins Midwest Bank Murals
Rufino, S. J., vol. 29 (4): 330-349
'To Fan the Ardour of the Layman: The Architectural Review, The MARS Group and the Cultivation of Middle Class Audiences for Modernism in Britain, 1933-1940
Kelly, J., vol. 29 (4): 350-365
Crafting Community: George Nakashima and Modern Design in India
Guth, C. M. E., vol. 29 (4): 366-384
Introduction to 'Problems of Soviet Design and 'The Production (Industrial) Art of the Future by Karl Kantor
Cubbin, T., Kantor, K. M., vol. 29 (4): 385-404
The Evolution of the Concept of 'Design in PRC Chinese Academic Discourse: A Case of Fashion Design
Tsui, C., vol. 29 (4): 405-426
Cultures of International Exhibitions, 1840-1940: Great Exhibitions in the Margins
Robey, E., vol. 29 (4): 427-429
The Urban Department Store in America, 1850-1930
Lara-Betancourt, P., vol. 29 (4): 429-431
Undressed: A Brief History of Underwear
Goldschmidt, M., vol. 29 (4): 431-433
Hitler at Home
Potvin, J., vol. 29 (4): 433-435
John Vassos: Industrial Design for Modern Life
Orr, E. M., vol. 29 (4): 435-437
Street Furniture Design: Contesting Modernism in Post-War Britain
Atkinson, H., vol. 29 (4): 437-439
The Suit: Form, Function and Style
ONeill, A., vol. 29 (4): 439-441

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