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
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Design Studies issue for November 2011 was a special issue on Interpreting Design Thinking guest edited by Susan C. Stewart (Sydney University of Technology).