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, including the history of crafts and applied arts, as well as contributing to the broader fields of visual and material culture studies. The Journal includes articles, reviews of books and exhibitions, lists of books received and, from time to time, publishes special issues. Members of the Design History Society receive this quarterly as part of their subscription.


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Volume 28, Number 3
Volume 28, Number 3

1 September 2015

Volume 28, number 1
Volume 28, number 1

1 March 2015

Volume 27, Number 4
Volume 27, Number 4

4 November 2014

Volume 27, Number 3
Volume 27, Number 3

1 September 2014

Volume 26, number 4
Volume 26, number 4

1 November 2013

Volume 26, number 3
Volume 26, number 3

1 September 2013

Volume 26, number 1
Volume 26, number 1

1 February 2013

Volume 24, number 1
Volume 24, number 1

1 March 2011

Volume 23, number 4
Volume 23, number 4

1 December 2010

Volume 23, number 3
Volume 23, number 3

1 September 2010

Editorial Board

Penny Sparke (Chair of the Editorial Board)
Kingston University

Grace Lees-Maffei  (Managing Editor)
University of Hertfordshire

Jeremy Aynsley (DHS Chair - Ex Officio)
University of Brighton

Kjetil Fallan (Editor)
University of Oslo

Sarah A, Lichtman (Reviews Editor)
Parsons School of Design, Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum

Daniel Huppatz (Editor)
Swinburne University of Technology

Clive Edwards (Editor)
Loughborough University

Zoe Hendon (Archives & Collections)
Middlesex University

Rebecca Houze (Editor)
Northern Illinois University 

Priscila Farias (Editor)
Departamento de Projeto / Programação Visual FAUUSP

Advisory Board

Tim Benton
The Open University, Milton Keynes

Bernhard Burdek
Hochschule für Gestaltung Offenbach am Main, Germany

Clive Dilnot
Parsons School of Design and the New School in New York

Ben Highmore
University of Sussex

Otakar Mácel
Technical University, Delft

Victor Margolin
University of Illinois, Chicago

Jeffrey Meikle
University of Texas, Austin

Stefan Muthesius
University of East Anglia, Norwich

Anty Pansera
Politecnico di Milano, Milan

Yasuko Suga

Tsuda College, Tokyo

Toshio Watanabe
Chelsea College of Art & Design, University of the Arts, London

Jonathan Woodham
University of Brighton