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Design Science
  • ISSN: 2053-4701 (Online)
  • Editors: Professor John S Gero University of North Carolina at Charlotte and George Mason University, USA and Professor Panos Papalambros University of Michigan, USA
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Design Science is an international open access journal publishing original quantitative and qualitative research in the creation of artifacts and systems, and their embedding in our physical, virtual, psychological, economic, and social environment.
Peer reviewed by an international editorial board, Design Science aims to serve as the archival venue of science-based design knowledge across multiple disciplines. The Journal will facilitate communication across diverse fields and will serve as a bridge across several communities, publishing original research with a strong emphasis on accessibility by scholars from a diversity of disciplines.

Recently published articles


  • Internet of Things
  • 16 Nov 2017,
  • Third wave computing has given rise to the Internet of Things (IoT). Interestingly, the majority of design research that investigates the future of IoT treats it like an Internet of Thing; we are interested in the work of brave design researchers who have looked beyond Thing and who have probed the challenge of making Things. We are looking for work that is situated but also potentially transitional. Click through to read the full details of this call for papers.

  • Design Research in Industry
  • 07 Nov 2017,
  • Thematic Collection seeks to contain high quality and novel contributions reporting on how design research relates to design practice. Contributions reporting on how research findings have impacted design in practical situations and how design practice has motivated design research are particularly welcome. Submission deadline is 31st May 2018. Click through to read the full details of this call for papers.