Journal of Interior Design

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).

Call For Ad-Hoc Reviewers For The Journal of Interior Design (JID)

The JID Board of Directors is looking for reviewers to provide breadth and depth in the evaluation of manuscripts related to all forms of scholarship. All reviews occur in an online format using the Scholar One platform.

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Special Issue Call for Papers

Exploring the Future of Interior Design in a Virtual-Physical Continuum
Submissions due January 1, 2022

Engaging the Mind: Neuroscience in the Design Process
Submissions due January 4, 2021

New Virtual Issue

Virtual Issue: Journal of Interior Design - Supporting Mental Health and Wellbeing

The latest Virtual Issue from the Journal of Interior Design is now available. In the Journal of Interior Design's next Virtual Issue, Amanda Gale, Ph.D., explores the body of knowledge disseminated in the Journal of Interior Design focused on the multifaceted nature of wellbeing such as inclusivity, sense of control, and community. The referenced articles will be free-access to all while this Issue is active.

Access this issue's articles here

Print Issues Temporarily Suspended

Printed issues of the Journal of Interior Design are temporarily suspended until further notice.

JID Best Article Award 

Year 2020 Recipient
Stephanie Liddicoat
JID 44.2 Spirituality in Therapeutic Spaces: Perceptions of Spatiality, Trace, and Past Rituals Manifesting Present Occupation (pages 26-42)

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 

Year 2020 Recipient
Ronn Daniel
Kent State University

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