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Graphic Design

Resources for students studying graphic design

Journals and periodicals

What do you mean by "journals and periodicals"? By this we generally mean anything that is published in a serialized way--think magazines, scholarly journals, newsletters, that sort of thing.

Where can I access them? It depends! For print items, you will find current periodicals located in their own section in the Harris Fine Art Library. Older print periodicals can be found in the general stacks. Online items usually will be findable through a database. If you're having problems browsing periodicals, just ask for help! or contact me!  


Design issues | print | electronic

The first American academic journal to examine design history, theory, and criticism, Design Issues provokes inquiry into the cultural and intellectual issues surrounding design.

Design principles and practice | electronic

Design Principles and Practices: An International Journal—Annual Review aims to create an intellectual frame of reference, and to support an interdisciplinary conversation on the role of design in society.

Design studies | electronic

Design Studies is a leading international academic journal focused on developing understanding of design processes. It studies design activity across all domains of application, including engineering and product design, architectural and urban design, computer artefacts and systems design

Design week | electronic

The UK's leading online design magazine. Bringing you the latest news and inspiration across graphics, branding, interiors, digital, product, furniture and more.

International journal of design | electronic

The International Journal of Design is a peer-reviewed, open-access journal devoted to publishing research papers in all fields of design, including industrial design, visual communication design, interface design, animation and game design, architectural design, urban design, and other design related fields.

Journal of design strategies | electronic

The Journal of Design Strategies is published by The New School in association with the School of Design Strategies at Parsons School of Design. An international, peer-reviewed journal focused on emerging developments at the nexus of design, business, and social innovation.

Multi | electronic

Multi is an academic peer-reviewed publication that welcomes scholarly manuscripts concerning topical issues related to diversity, plurality, multiplicity as relevant to the practice, research, and critical consideration of design.

Acta graphica | electronic

ACTA GRAPHICA journal publishes scientific research papers, technical papers, reviews, short and preliminary communications, special features and other news from the field of graphical technology, printing and engineering, graphical communication and design, as well as from all basic and applied science fields relevant for graphic technology and arts.

Computer arts | electronic

Computer Arts offers daily design challenges with invaluable insights, and brings you up-to-date on the latest trends, styles and techniques.

Eye | print | electronic

Eye, the international review of graphic design, is a quarterly printed magazine about graphic design and visual culture.

Information design journal | electronic

Information Design Journal (IDJ) is a peer-reviewed international journal that bridges the gap between research and practice in information design.

Novum | electronic

First published in 1924 – novum World of Graphic Design is a leading and influential design magazine. Each month this bilingual journal presents the very best in graphic design, illustration, photo-design, corporate design, paper, packaging, advertising and typography.

Print | print | electronic

PRINT (founded 1940) is where creative people gather to inspire and build design dialogue. Perpetually curious about everything design, we report on, curate and celebrate visual culture, the makers of that culture and the expression of graphic design in all its forms and mediums.

Adbusters | print

Adbusters is a global collective of poets, punks and philosophers implementing radical design and media strategies to shake up complacent consumerist culture.

Afterimage | print

Founded and launched in 1972 by photographer and curator Nathan Lyons, Afterimage: The Journal of Media Arts and Cultural Criticism has served as an important voice in the media arts.

Communication arts | electronic

Communication Arts is the largest international trade journal of visual communications. Founded in 1959 by Richard Coyne and Robert Blanchard, the magazine's coverage includes graphic design, advertising, photography, illustration, and interactive media.

i-D magazine | electronic

i-D is a British bimonthly magazine published by Vice Media, dedicated to fashion, music, art and youth culture.

Subjects: Art + Design