The purpose of this resource is to assist interior design researchers in identifying suitable venues for peer-review publication. We use publicly available information to evaluate venues for (1) fit and (2) positive indicators of journal quality.

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  • Journals are organized into two groups – core and satellite- based on how regularly they publish interior design research.
  • Within each section, journal titles are listed in alphabetical order.
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Core Peer-Review Journals

The following core peer-review journals frequently publish interior design research.

  • Scopus indexed
  • e-ISSN: 2615-3386
  • p-ISSN: 2614-6584

Satellite Peer-Review Journals

The following satellite peer-review journals do publish interior design research but not as regularly as those in the core list.

  • Web of Science and Scopus indexed
  • e-ISSN: 1552-3934
  • p-ISSN: 1077-727X
  • Web of Science and Scopus indexed
  • Acceptance rate (2020): 5.6%
  • 2-year impact factor (2021): 47.728
  • 5-year impact factor (2021): 51.433

Journals suggested but not yet added

Design Process

Art, Design and Communication in Higher Education

Creativity and Innovation Management

Creativity Research Journal

Design Management Journal

Design Principles and Practices

Design Principles and Practices

Design Studies

International Journal of Art and Design Education (iJADE)

International Journal of Co Creation in Design and the Arts

International Journal of Design Education

Journal of Creative Behavior

Journal of Interior Design

Journal of Architectural and Planning Research

International Journal of Technology and Design Education


Creativity and Innovation

Creativity Research Journal

Journal of Creative Behavior


Active Learning in Higher Education

College Student Journal

College Teaching

Creative Education

Higher Education Studies

Interdisciplinary Journal of Problem-based learning

International Journal for the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning

International Journal of Teaching and Learning in Higher Education

Journal of College Teaching and Learning

Journal of Education and Training Studies

Journal of Effective Teaching

Journal of Learning Design

Journal of Student Affairs

Journal of the Assembly for Expanded Perspectives on Learning

Journal of the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning

Journal of University Teaching and Learning Practice

Journal on Excellence in College Teaching

Learning and Instruction

Learning Inquiry

New Directions for Learning and Teaching

Teaching and Learning Inquiry

The Teaching Professor

Transformative Dialogues: teaching and learning EJournal

Teachers College Record

Service Learning

Journal of Cooperation and Collaboration in College Teaching

Journal of Family and Consumer Science

Built Environment

Building and Environment

Environment and Behavior

Indoor and Built Environment

International Journal of Architectonic, Spatial and Environmental Design

International Journal of Design in Society

Journal of Architecture, Design and Material Culture

Interiors: Design, Architecture, Culture,

Journal of Arts in Society

Journal of Environmental Psychology


Journal of Applied Communication

Design and Technology

Educational Technology Research and Development

International Journal of Design Management and Professional Practice

International Journal of Designs for Learning

International Journal of Technology and Design Education


International Journal of Sustainable Design

Journal of Green Building

Creators & Contributors

  1. Lindsay Tan, Associate Professor, Auburn University
  2. Sally Ann Swearingen, Associate Professor, Stephen F. Austin State University
  3. Anna Ruth Gatlin, Assistant Professor, Auburn University
  4. Sarah Kate Farmer, Auburn University