The mission of the Swedish Design Research Journal is to be a leading outlet for design research that targets and audience in both academia and practice internationally.
Summer issue of 2017
We now call for papers for the summer issue 2016 (no. 2016). Examples of topics are:
- Design thinking
- Product design
- Service design
- Software design
- Design management
- Design and innovation
- Design for social change and social innovation
- Design and art
- Customer experience
We especially welcome articles concerning design in small and medium sized companies.
Deadline: March 30, 2017 (Later submissions are also welcome, but accepted articles can not be guaranteed for the next issue).
About the journal
The journal is international, and aims to address design related issues globally, as well as to attract authors and readers from across the globe. SDRJ aims to advance the field of design research by promoting research that has true theoretical and practical relevance, and by demanding rigorous research eveluated by experienced reviewers.
One journal – two outlets
The Swedish Design Research Journal is issued in two versions. The first version is aimed for researchers specifically. It is online and only containing research articles. Articles will be published online ahead of print.
Find online articles here
For researchers, policy-makers and professionals
All research articles are also found in a magazine version of the journal. This second version is published in print and online and is aimed for a broader audience – researchers, policymakers and practitioners. It contains a mixture of research articles, popular scientific articles and more. Contents include research, interviews, case studies, policy discussions, reviews of relevant books, and overview of conferences. The integrated structure will give additionalinformation about the research articles and help to understand and imlement knowledge.
The magazine version is found here
Thanks to funding by SVID, Swedish Design Research Journal (SDRJ) is an open access journal.
Contact the editor
Editor is Jon Engström, PhD. He is a researcher at SVID and lecturer at Linköping University, Sweden. He is supported by an editorial team and a board of reviewers.
Instructions for submitted research articles
Language of submission: English.
Length of submission: Articles should be no more than 8,000 words in length.
Style for references: Harvard
Manuscript deadline: March 30, 2017
The journal will be published in August 2017.
Submit articles here
Instructions for non-research articles
We also warmly welcome submission of non-research articles for publication in the magazine.
Submit manuscripts to firstname.lastname@example.org