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).
The JID Board of Directors seeks an individual to join the Board in the role of Director. The term will run from May 2021 to April 2024. Duties of a Director are outlined below. The JID Board meets twice a year, and as needed for ongoing business.
Special Issue Call for Papers
Virtual Issue: Journal of Interior Design - The Potential of Interior Design to Address the Trauma of Homelessness
The latest Virtual Issue from the Journal of Interior Design is now available. In the Journal of Interior Design's ninth Virtual Issue, Dr. Jill Pable explores recent research on "The Potential of Interior Design to Address the Trauma of Homelessness". The referenced articles will be free-access to all while this Issue is active.
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
JID 44.2 Spirituality in Therapeutic Spaces: Perceptions of Spatiality, Trace, and Past Rituals Manifesting Present Occupation (pages 26-42)
Year 2019 Recipient
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
Kent State University
Dr. Nisha Fernando
University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point
Dr. Joan Dickinson
Dr. Lucinda Kaukas-Havenhand