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.

ISSN (print): 
09524649
ISSN (online): 
17417279

Latest articles

Volume 28 (1)

Between Avant-Garde and Commercialism: Reconsidering Emigres and Design
Engelke, H., Hochscherf, T., vol. 28 (1): 1-14
'Fit for its purpose': Nikolaus Pevsner Argues for the Modern Movement
Engel, U., vol. 28 (1): 15-32
Home at a Distance: The Design of Nazi Germany in Exile Films from the Soviet Union
Hesse, C., vol. 28 (1): 33-47
Colour Magic at Pinewood: Hein Heckroth, The Archers and Avant-Garde Production Design in The Red Shoes (1948)
Engelke, H., Hochscherf, T., vol. 28 (1): 48-66
American Fashion and European Art--Alexander Liberman and the Politics of Taste in Vogue of the 1950s
Krause-Wahl, A., vol. 28 (1): 67-82
Emigre Designers in the University of Brighton Design Archives
Breakell, S., Whitworth, L., vol. 28 (1): 83-97
Architecture on the Carpet: The Curious Tale of Construction Toys and the Genesis of Modern Buildings * Modernist Complexity on a Small Scale: The Dandanah Glass Building Blocks of 1920 from an Object-based Research Perspective
Ogata, A. F., vol. 28 (1): 98-100
Fashion and Age
Partington, A., vol. 28 (1): 101-102
The Italian Townscape
Shane, D. G., vol. 28 (1): 102-104
Made in Italy: Rethinking a Century of Italian Design
Pasca, V., vol. 28 (1): 105-106
Software Takes Command
Loukissas, Y. A., vol. 28 (1): 107-108
Influences from Japan in Danish Art and Design 1870-2010
Breunig, M., vol. 28 (1): 108-110
The Islands of Benoit Mandelbrot: Fractals, Chaos and the Materiality of Thinking
Golec, M. J., vol. 28 (1): 110-112

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