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History of Design & Curatorial Studies

A guide for students in the MAMA History of Design & Curatorial Studies offered in conjunction with the Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum.

Find Periodicals

To locate a specific periodical, search the 'Books & More' tab on the library website.  On the results page, use the menu to refine to 'Journals.'

  • Look under 'Online Access' to find links to electronic periodicals. 
  • Physical periodicals do not circulate but can be scanned or photographed.
    • Recently-published physical periodicals are kept onsite in the library. 
    • Older issues are bound together and kept offsite; request using the library catalog.
  • Additional electronic and print periodicals can be accessed at Consortium Libraries (NYU, Cooper Union, New York School of Interior Design) with your New School ID card.

View our video tutorial on How to Find an Article From a Periodical Citation.

Learn how to request physical periodicals or scans from our offsite facility.

Request articles that we don't have in library collections using InterLibrary Loan.

Design and Curatorial Studies Periodicals

Current issues of print periodicals are shelved in the Periodicals Collection at the University Center, 6th floor

Abitare
American Arts Quarterly
Art and Antiques
Casabella
​Ceramics Monthly
Crafts - London
Design and Culture
Design Issues
Design Journal
Domus
​Dwell - At Home in the Modern World
Fine Woodworking
Form: Nordic Architecture and Design
Form - The Making of Design (Germany)
Frame - the International Review of Interior Architecture and Design
Glass
Graphic Design USA
HA - Icelandic design and architecture
Harvard Design Magazine
Journal of Design History

Journal of Textile Design, Research & Practice                              
Koreana
MD - Moebel Interior Design
Metropolis
Metropolitan Museum Journal
Metropolitan Museum of Art Bulletin
New Design
New Glass Review - Corning
Objekt International
Objekt USA
Ornament
Print - America's Graphic Design Magazine
Shuttle, Spindle and Dyepot
Surface Design Journal (EBSCO online)
Textile - The Journal of Cloth and Culture
Textile History
Textile View Magazine
Toile
Wallpaper

Older issues are bound and can be requested from offsite.  Request physical delivery of an entire issue, or a scan of an article.  

American Ceramics
Antiques / The Magazine Antiques
Bulletin of the Metropolitan Museum of Art
Casabella
Craft Horizons
Design (London)
Design Quarterly
F.M.R.
Folk Art

Hali   
House & Garden
I.D./Industrial Design
Lapidary Journal
Mobilia
L'oeil
Metropolitan Museum Journal
Ottagono
Studies in the Decorative Arts
Textile Museum Journal                          

Access by searching by title in the library catalog.

CoDesign: International Journal of CoCreation in Design and the Arts (T&F)
Curator: The Museum Journal
Design and Culture
Design for Health
Design Issues
The Design Journal
Design Management Review (Wiley)
Design Philosophy Papers
Design Studies
Digital Creativity
Interiors: Design, Architecture, Culture
International Journal of Design (open access)
International Journal of Design (Taiwan)
International Journal of Design Creativity and Innovation (T&F)

International Journal on Interactive Design and Manufacturing (IJIDeM) (Springer)
Journal of Curatorial Studies
Journal of Design, Business & Society
Journal of Design History (Oxford)
Journal of Industrial Ecology
Journal of Interior Design
Journal of Material Culture (Sage)
Journal of Modern Craft
Material Culture
Objective: Journal of History of Design and Curatorial Studies
PLOT(S) : Journal of Design Studies
West 86th: A Journal of Decorative Arts, Design History
     & Material Culture
Winterthur Portfolio

A selection of magazine archives available through the libraries.