The Journal of Interior Design (JID) is a scholarly, refereed publication dedicated to issues related to the design of the interior environment. Scholarly inquiry representing the entire spectrum of interior design theory, research, education and practice is invited. Submissions are encouraged from educators, designers, anthropologists, architects, historians, psychologists, sociologists, or others interested in interior design. Click here to view the 2018 Publishers Report for the JID. 

IDEC members can download issues of the JID as a benefit to their membership. Click here to access the JID online (you will need to log in with your IDEC membership log in information to access the JID).

Special Issue Call for Papers

Registration of interest due June 1, 2019; Full papers due February 1, 2020.
Call for papers is due November 2019. Submissions are due October 2020.

New Virtual Issue

Virtual Issue: Journal of Interior Design - How Consumer Shopping Behavior is Impacted by Visual Merchandising and Interior Design

The latest Virtual Issue from the Journal of Interior Design is now available. In the Journal of Interior Design's eighth Virtual Issue, Dr. Jane Nichols explores recent research on "How Visual Merchandising and Interior Design Impact Consumer Shopping Behavior." The referenced articles will be free-access to all while this Issue is active.

Access this issue's articles here

Subscribe to the Print Version of the Journal of Interior Design

Follow the above link to purchase a 2019 subscription to the print version of the Journal of Interior Design.


JID Best Article Award 

Year 2019 Recipient
Amy Huber
JID 43.4 Exploring Hiring Practitioner Preferences for and Assessment Practice of Prospective Candidates (pages 21-44)

Year 2018 Recipient 
Xiaobo Quan, Anjali Joseph, & Upali Nanda
JID 42.1 Developing Evidence-based Tools for Design and Evaluating Hospital Inpatient Rooms (pages 19-38)

Year 2017 Recipient 
Dianne Smith & Linda Lilly
JID 41.2 Understanding Student Perceptions of Stress in Creativity-Based Higher Education Programs: A Case Study in Interior Architecture (pages 39-55) 

JID Outstanding Reviewer of the Year 

2019 Recipient     
Dr. Nisha Fernando 
University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point

2018 Recipient     
Dr. Joan Dickinson 
Radford University

2017 Recipient   
Dr. Lucinda Kaukas-Havenhand 
Syracuse University

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