The Indonesian Design Journal (JDI) is an open journal—managed by the Indonesian Industrial Product Designers Alliance (ADPII)—that focuses on publication of research in general design fields, either as result of traditional form of research activities or design works.JDI is published twice a year, January and September.


The Indonesian Design Journal (JDI) aims to build and strengthen all academic nuances related to design fields: product design, industrial design, interior design, visual communication design, textile design, craft, fashion design, and other notable fields of design that produce artifacts. All received writings shall be based on process of making (or creation) of artifact, creative analysis, design research result, concept and ideas, application of theory and method, philosophical opinion, or book reviews.   


The scope of the Indonesian Design Journal (JDI) are—but not limited to—as follows:

  • Social and cultural aspects of Design.
  • Design Methods, Approaches and Processes.
  • Design Management and Strategy.
  • Craft and Design.
  • Design Education
  • Ergonomics of Design.
  • Design History, Theory and Philosophy
  • Design and Materials.
  • Interaction and User Experience Design

Criteria for Publication

In order to be published in the Indonesian Design Journal, a manuscript must meet the following five criteria:

Originality of writing.
Clarity of applied methodology.
Background description that shows the importance of the findings.
Relevance to design practice
Use of new references (preferably within the last 5 years)

Recommendations for results of review are as follows:

  • Manuscript accepted
  • Manuscripts require improved writings
  • Contents of manuscript need to be reviewed
  • Manuscript rejected

Until now, the Indonesian Design Journal is supported by the Department / Product Design Study Program of the institution

  1. Institut Sains dan Teknologi Terpadu Surabaya (ISTTS)
  2. Institut Seni Indonesia Yogyakarta (ISI)
  3. Institut Teknologi Sains Bandung, Bekasi
  4. Institut Teknologi Adhi Tama Surabaya
  5. Institut Teknologi Bandung
  6. Institut Teknologi Nasional Bandung
  7. Institut Teknologi Sepuluh Nopember, Surabaya
  8. Politeknik Negeri Samarinda
  9. Univeristas Paramadina, Jakarta
  10. Universitas Ciputra, Surabaya
  11. Universitas Dinamika, Surabaya
  12. Universitas Esa Unggul, Jakarta
  13. Universitas Islam Nahdlatul Ulama, Jepara (UNISNU), Jepara
  14. Universitas Kristen Duta Wacana, Yogyakarta.
  15. Universitas Pembangunan Jaya, Jakarta
  16. Universitas Prasetiya Mulya, Jakarta
  17. Universitas Surabaya (UBAYA), Surabaya.
  18. Universitas Telkom
  19. Universitas Trilogi, Jakarta
  20. Universitas Trisakti, Jakarta

 ISSN Online: 2684-7760