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AIS/Design. Storia e ricerche is the open-access and peer reviewed e-journal from the Italian Association of Design Historians. Founded in 2012, the journal publishes new research in design history and fields related to the history of design.

Since 2020 the journal is available here: http://www.aisdesign.org/ser/index.php/SeR

ISSN: 2281-7603
Frequency: six semiannual
Address: AIS/Design c/o Fondazione ISEC, Villa Mylius, Largo Lamarmora, 20099 Sesto San Giovanni (Milano) ITALIA.
Registered office: via Cola di Rienzo, 34, 20144 Milano
Contact: editors@aisdesign.org; editors@aisdesign.org; caporedattore@aisdesign.org

Call for paper

n. 14 

Relational Geographies in History of Design

Abstract submission: June 29 2020
Communication of interest: July 17 2020
Full paper submission: September 21 2020
Peer review notification to the authors: October 26 2020
Final paper: November 16 2020

Extended Call


Editor in chief
Raimonda Riccini, Università Iuav di Venezia

Associate editors

Francesco Guida, Politecnico di Milano

Marinella Ferrara, Politecnico di Milano

Mario Piazza, Politecnico di Milano

Paola Proverbio, Università Cattolica di Milano


Coordinamento redazionaleManaging editor
Chiara Lecce, Politecnico di Milano

Advisory board

Giovanni Anceschi

Alberto Bassi, Università Iuav di Venezia

Fiorella Bulegato, Università Iuav di Venezia

Giampiero Bosoni, Presidente AIS/design, Politecnico di Milano

Maddalena Dalla Mura, Università Iuav di Venezia

Elena Dellapiana, Politecnico di Torino

Clive Dilnot, Parsons The New School

Grace Lees-Maffei, University of Hertfordshire

Kjetil Fallan, University of Oslo

Silvia Fernandez, Nodo Diseño América Latina

Jonathan Mekinda, University of Illinois at Chicago

Gabriele Monti, Università Iuav di Venezia

Vanni Pasca, Past-president AIS/design

Catharine Rossi, Kingston University

Carlo Vinti, Università di Camerino

Susan Yelavich, Parsons The New School

Editorial board
Letizia Bollini, Università di Bolzano 

Rossana Carullo, Politecnico di Bari

Rosa Chiesa, Università Iuav di Venezia

Paola Cordera, Politecnico di Milano

Luciana Gunetti, Politecnico di Milano

Alfonso Morone, Università degli Studi di Napoli Federico II

Susanna Parlato, Università degli Studi di Napoli Federico II

Monica Pastore, Università Iuav di Venezia

Isabella Patti, Università degli studi di Firenze

Teresita Scalco, Università Iuav di Venezia

Eleonora Trivellin, Università degli studi di Firenze

Benedetta Terenzi, Università degli Studi di Perugia

Art Director
Daniele Savasta, Università Iuav di Venezia


AIS/Design. Storia e ricerche seeks to advance knowledge in all areas of design history by publishing high-quality scientific research.
Proposals for contributions should be sent in response to calls, according to the deadlines indicated therein. AIS/Design. Storia e ricerche only accepts contributions that fall under its scope, and that have not previously been submitted to other journals or have already been featured (in any language), and that do not replicate texts published elsewhere.

Peer review
Articles submitted to AIS/Design. Storia e ricerche are subject to a double-blind peer review process. Reviewers are scholars who are expert in the area. The list of reviewers (of past issues) is available online.

Articles that have been accepted for publication will be the exclusive property of the Italian Association of Design Historians. AIS/Design will grant authors the permission to re-publish their manuscript upon written request and subject to full acknowledgement of the article’s first publication in AIS/Design. Storie e ricerche.

The guidelines for the submission can be viewed and downloaded from here. (Please note that a new version of the guidelines, that will be valid from the 5th issue on, will be made available soon.)

Authors’ guidelines ENG

Papers should always be submitted in response to open calls via email to editors@aisdesign.org and caporedattore@aisdesign.org
Announcements of exhibitions for review and news should also be sent to the same address. Copies of publications for review should be sent to: AIS Design c/o Fondazione Isec Largo La Marmora 17 20099 Sesto San Giovanni (MI) ITALY