Design and Applied Arts Index (DAAI) is the leading source of abstracts and bibliographic records for articles, news items, and reviews published in design and applied arts periodicals from 1973 onwards. An indispensable tool for students, researchers, and practitioners worldwide, DAAI covers both new designers and the development of design and the applied arts since the mid-19th century, surveying disciplines including ceramics, glass, jewellery, wood, metalsmithing, graphic design, fashion and clothing, textiles, furniture, interior design, architecture, computer aided design, Web design, computer-generated graphics, animation, product design, industrial design, garden design, and landscape architecture. DAAI contains more than 212,000 records, with around 1,200 new records added in each monthly update.


Subject Coverage
Major areas of coverage include:

  • Product design
  • Interior design
  • Graphic design
  • Ceramics
  • Glass
  • Jewellery
  • Textiles
  • Furniture
  • Fashion and clothing
  • Illustration
  • Typography and type design
  • Metalsmithing
  • Retail design
  • Architecture
  • Industrial design
  • Sustainability
  • Advertising
  • Packaging
  • Theatre
  • Vehicles
  • Exhibitions
  • Book design
  • Web design
  • Computer aided design
  • Computer graphics
  • Animation
  • Garden design
  • Landscape architecture
  • Urban design
  • Education
  • Design management
  • Inclusive design
  • Universal design
  • Design history


Update Frequency
Monthly

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