The Journal of Design History, the Society's periodical, is published by Oxford University Press on behalf of the Design History Society. It is the leading journal in its field and plays an active role in the development of design history.
In publication since 1988, the research-focused mouthpiece of the Design History Society (DHS), the Journal of Design History (JDH) –- embraces the history of a range of design-related subjects, from furniture to product design, graphic design, craft, fashion, textiles, architectural interiors and exhibitions. Its orientation and reach are global. The Journal addresses the history of design from a humanities perspective primarily, but it also borrows methods from related fields including the social sciences, material culture studies and cultural studies. Having established design history as a discrete discipline, the JDH also aims to be of interest to historically aware and critically engaged design practitioners and educators.
The Journal includes articles - in-depth case-studies with a level of general appeal; shorter pieces addressing museums and archives; and book reviews. In addition to the general issues, special issues focus on selected themes.
Members of the Design History Society receive the JDH quarterly as part of their subscription.
To find out more about publishing in the Journal of Design History, please read our instructions for authors and guide to online submission. To submit your work for consideration, please use our manuscript management system.
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Prof Grace Lees-Maffei (Chair of the Editorial Board) University of Hertfordshire, Hatfield, UK
Dr Sarah Lichtman (Managing Editor) The New School for Design, New York City, USA
Dr Leah Armstrong (Reviews Editor) University of Applied Arts, Vienna, Austria
Dr Sally-Anne Huxtable (Editor, Archives, Collections & Curatorship and Ex Officio, Chair of the Design History Society)
Assoc. Prof. Priscila Lena Farias, University of São Paulo, Brazil
Dr Livia Rezende, University of New South Wales, Australia
Dr Jane Tynan, Vrije University, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Prof Kjetil Fallan, University of Oslo, Norway
Prof Cat Rossi, University for the Creative Arts
Dr Harriet Atkinson, University of Brighton
Visiting Prof Suchitra Balasubrahmanyan, New Delhi and Ahmedabad, India
Prof Ana Maria Fernández Garcia, University of Orviedo, Spain
Prof Fredie Floré, KU Leuven, Belgium
Prof Ben Highmore, University of Sussex, UK
Associate Prof Helena Kåberg, Nationalmuseum, Sweden
Prof Pat Kirkham, Kingston University, UK
Associate Prof Deirdre Pretorius, University of Johannesburg, South Africa
Associate Prof Yasuko Suga, Tsuda University, Japan
Prof Fedja Vukić, University of Zagreb, Croatia
Prof Jonathan Woodham, University of Brighton, UK