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. Around 1200 new records are added in each monthly update.
The following field codes are used and searchable in the records currently being added to this database. Here they are listed in alphabetical order by two-letter code. For further information on these fields, see the DAAI: Design and Applied Arts Index Database Guide linked to this factsheet.
Features , FE=
Indicates the number and in some cases type of illustrations (e.g. floorplans) in the article, and whether the article includes a bibliography or biographical panel.
A keyword search searches the Title, Abstract, and Subject/Artist fields.
Journal Issue, JI=
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Journal Name, JN=
Journal Pages, JP=
Journal Supplement, JS=
Journal Volume, JV=
These fields all display in records as part of the Source (SO) field.