Design Studies Journal

Design Studies is the premier international peer reviewed journal of design research. It is the only journal to approach an understanding of design from comparisons of its applications in all areas, including engineering and product design, architectural and urban design, computer artefacts and systems design. Design Studies is published by Elsevier Science in co-operation with the Design Research Society and supports its goal of promoting high quality design research, education and practice by publishing research and scholarship of the highest calibre. The journal impact factor is 1.354. journal

View a recent list of most downloaded articles here: http://www.journals.elsevier.com/design-studies/most-read-articles/

View a recent list of most cited articles here: http://www.journals.elsevier.com/design-studies/most-cited-articles/

DRS members can subscribe to the Design Studies journal at a special reduced rate. Contact your Elsevier regional sales office (Americas/Europe/Asia) and request the DRS member rate, giving your membership number. Visit the journal website at http://www.elsevier.com/locate/destud and follow links to 'Order Journal' and 'Regional Sales Offices'.

Design Studies Award

The Design Studies Award is made annually, jointly by the Design Research Society and Elsevier Science, the publishers of Design Studies, for the best paper published in the journal that year. It comprises a certificate and a prize of £500.

The criteria for the Award, in order of priority, are:

  • Contribution to the development of the field of design research
  • Originality of research or scholarship
  • Breadth of relevance
  • Clarity and style of presentation.

Votes for the Award are cast by the journal Editors and Officers of the DRS.

The nominations for the Design Studies Award 2015 can be seen here

You can view a list of previous winners here

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Nigel Cross
Editor-in Chief
Design Studies

 

 

 

 

Upcoming Events

DRS Conference 2018 - Call for Track Sessions

DRS 2018 is now accepting Track Session Proposals.

The deadline is 16th May 2017 and proposals can be submitted here: https://www.conftool.pro/drs2018/

LearnxDesign 2017 Paper deadline extended.

The deadline for the Call for Papers has been extended to 24th February 2017.

Further details can be found here:  http://lxd2017.london/

The submission website is here: https://www.conftool.net/lxd2017/index.php?page=index

PLATE 2017 – Product Lifetimes and the Environment

8-10 November 2017, Delft, The Netherlands

Call for Papers Deadline: 13th January 2017

http://www.plateconference.org/second-plate-conference/

 

Design Management Academy 2017 - Call for papers

7-9 June 2017,Hong Kong.

Call for Papers Deadline: 9 January 2016

http://designmanagementacademy.com/dma2017/paper_submission/theme/

 

The 12th EAD Conference: “Design for Next...” 

12-14 April 2017. La Sapienza in Rome Italy

http://www.designfornext.org/index.html

 

CUMULUS 2017: REDO

30 May–2 June 2017. Design School Kolding, Denmark.

http://cumuluskolding2017.org/

 

MODE Motion Design Education Summit

June 7-9, 2017. The Ohio State University, USA.

http://www.modesummit.com/

 

EKSIG 2017 - ALIVE . ACTIVE . ADAPTIVE - Experiential Knowledge and Emerging Materials

19-20 June 2017, Delft University of Technology, The Netherlands

 http://www.eksig2017.com/

 

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Call for Papers

PLATE 2017 – Product Lifetimes and the Environment

8-10 November 2017, Delft, The Netherlands

Call for Papers Deadline: 13th January 2017

http://www.plateconference.org/second-plate-conference/

Design Management Academy 2017 - Call for papers

7-9 June 2017,Hong Kong.

Call for Papers Deadline: 9 January 2016

http://designmanagementacademy.com/dma2017/paper_submission/theme/