Intl J of Design Special Issue: Social Design and Innovation (Sep 2015)

Deadline for submission of full papers: 10 September 2015

This special issue welcomes articles that focus on theoretical investigations into social design (e.g., history, different paradigms and models), on the methodological challenges of social design (e.g., various models, frameworks and trans-disciplinary insights and cross-fertilization), and on trans-disciplinary examples and implementations of social design innovations. In order to enhance our understanding and development of social design across different societies, either comparative studies or case studies on newly founded social design societies are encouraged.

Full Paper Due: September 10, 2015
Notification of Review Results: November 10, 2015
Final Version of Paper Due: December 10, 2015
Notification of Acceptance: January 15, 2016
Special Issue Publication Date: March 31, 2016

Special Issue Editors
Dong-Sheng Chen,  Department of Sociology, National Taiwan University
Jerry Lu-Lin Cheng, College of Design, Shih-Chien University
Caroline Hummels, Department of Industrial Design, Eindhoven University of Technology
Ilpo Koskinen, School of Design, Hong Kong Polytechnic University

Announcement and Submission Instructions

About Fil Salustri
I'm a design methodologist and Professor of Mechanical Engineering at Ryerson University, Toronto, Canada. Adjectives that describe me include: secular humanist, meritocrat, and long-winded. Some people call me a positivist too, as if that were a bad thing. Go figure. My real home page is

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