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DAAI: Design and Applied Arts Index


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.

Subject Coverage
    Major areas of coverage include:
    • Product design
    • Interior design
    • Graphic design
    • Ceramics
    • Glass
    • Jewellery
    • Textiles
    • Furniture
    • Fashion and clothing
    • Illustration
    • Typography and type design
    • Metalsmithing
    • Retail design
    • Architecture
    • Industrial design
    • Sustainability
    • Advertising
    • Packaging
    • Theatre
    • Vehicles
    • Exhibitions
    • Book design
    • Web design
    • Computer aided design
    • Computer graphics
    • Animation
    • Garden design
    • Landscape architecture
    • Urban design
    • Education
    • Design management
    • Inclusive design
    • Universal design
    • Design history
Dates of Coverage
    1973 - current
Update Frequency
    Over 0 records as of May 2013
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Sample Record
    TI: Title
    Freie Hand haben.../Given a free hand...
    AU: Author
    Moosmann, Christine
    SO: Source
    Novum, no. 1, pp. 24-29, Jan 2010
    IS: ISSN
    DE: Descriptors
    Design Firms
    AB: Abstract
    A profile of Parisian design firm Akatre, which was established in 2007 by Valentin Abad, Julien Dhivert and Sebastien Riveron. The team's work extends from photography and typography to visual identity and set design, and they state their top priorities as being versatility and creative freedom.
    FE: Feature
    illus. (24 colour)
    LA: Language
    German, English
    PY: Publication Year
    PT: Publication Type
    Journal Article
    PB: Publisher
    SMG - Stiebner Medien GmbH
    UD: Update
    AN: Accession Number
    JI: Journal Issue
    JP: Journal Pages
Browsable Indexes
    A browsable index is an alphabetical listing of terms used in a specific field of a database. You can browse this list to see, for example, the names of journals indexed in Design and Applied Arts Index. Browsable Indexes are available for the following fields:
      Journal Name
      Publication Type

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