diid disegno industriale | industrial design Book Series is a magazine created in 2002 with the aim of promoting and spreading the culture of design.
Over the years diid has seen the contribution of more than 500 international authors, establishing an observatory of the evolution of the discipline, focusing on emerging themes of contemporary design.
Each issue develops a representative theme of the international debate, which concerns the system produced in its technical and cultural extension.

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The proposals will be evaluated according to a blind double peer review process with the following steps.

Full-Paper

The Full Paper must be blind (any references to the authors or their affiliations, also in the references, is forbidden).

The Full Paper must include:

  • Title: no more than 40 characters, spaces included
  • Keywords: no more than 5
  • Abstract: min 1500 max 2000 characters, spaces included
  • Essay: 22,000 characters, including spaces, including Notes and References (both inserted at the end of the essay without using automatic insertion systems)
  • References: must be drawn up according to the APAstyle scheme, which can be downloaded from the Submission pages on the website

The Full Paper must be sent as .doc .docx o .rtf file and named with the Title of the Paper (ex. Title.rtf)

  1. The authors of the contribution must be listed in the email text. If the Paper will be selected and published, only the authors reported in the text of the email of the Full-Paper will be shown in the publication.

Final-Paper (Open only to the accepted Full Papers)

The Final Paper is not blind and may include all references to the authors even within the text and in the Notes and References.

The Final Paper follows the same structure of the Full Paper:

  • Title: no more than 40 characters, spaces included
  • Keywords: no more than 5
  • Abstract: min 1500 max 2000 characters, spaces included
  • Essay: 22,000 characters, including spaces, including Notes and References (both inserted at the end of the essay without using automatic insertion systems)
  • References: must be drawn up according to the APAstyle scheme, which can be downloaded from the Submission pages on the website

The Final Paper must be sent as .rtf file and named as the Full Paper.

The Final Paper can include at least 3 pictures. These pictures must be sent as separated files at the print resolution (TIFF or JPG, 300dpi minimum 15cm) with captions (name, author, year). These pictures will not necessarily be published.

Reviewing Process

The evaluation criteria are:

  • Significative compere to the Topic of the Issue and to the selected section (MAKE or FOCUS)
  • Clarity of the methodology;
  • Originality and scientific relevance of the contents;
  • Coherence and value of the References.

At the end of the double-blind peer-review, the reviewers will express a judgment according to the following parameters:

  • Accepted;
  • Accepted with revisions;
  • Rejected

A maximum of 5 Final Papers will be accepted for each section (MAKE and FOCUS); in total 10 Final-Papers will be accepted.

Each author, also as a co-author, can present only one Final-Paper per year.

The presented Final Paper must be an original contribution not previously published (both in Italian and in English).

Final papers will not be published if, despite having passed the revision criteria, is not respect the editorial standards indicated below.

For each accepted Final-Paper a contribution of 100 € (VAT excluded) must be paid according to the procedures that will be sent to the authors by email.