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Please see our Guide for Author for information on article submission.


Preparing for Submission

Submission of a manuscript implies that the work described has not been published in any other journals previously.


Double-blind Review

The journal is double-blind peer review process. Authors must remove information

of an author’'s identities anywhere in the manuscript.


Manuscript Template File

Authors should download and use the template file to prepare manuscripts.

Manuscripts should be created with the template download from our website:

Template for MS Word, HWP.



Manuscripts must be in good English. Both British and American usages are accepted, but not mixture of these. Authors fluent in another language (Korean)

are accepted on the full manuscripts, but a title and an abstract must

be written in English.


Title Pages Information

Title : Only Concise and informative title must presented.

Author’'s name and Affiliation : Author’'s name must present Given Name and Family Name (e.g., Gil-dong Hong). Author’'s Affiliation must address below the names and provide the city and country name of each affiliation. Please remove information about author’'s identities for the double-blind review process. Corresponding author: Clearly indicate an author who handles correspondence

at all stage of publication, must include the e-mail address.



An abstract must contain no more than 400 words. It should indicate the Background, Methods, Result, and Conclusion.



Up to 5 keywords must be provided after abstract.



The main text must start with an introductory section which is titled and numbered from 1, followed by further sections which is subtitled and numbered from 1.1, etc.



An author may use the international system of units (SI). If other quantities

are mentioned, give their equivalent in SI.


Length of a Manuscript

A paper with 3000 words(excluding Endnotes and References) is appropriate.

The file size is less than 50 MB(must upload a manuscript and supplementary

data(images & figures) separately), and content is less than 12 pages. The paper adds up with even number of pages by way of example, 14, 16, 18, 20. Extra pages will be printed upon charge.



The use of footnotes is discouraged. They must be incorporated into the text.

In the paper, reference must indicate within the text using the author/ date referencing style recommended by the American Psychological Association(APA), e.g. where author’'s name appears within the text, “"As Kim and Lee (2010: p 7) suggest”", or all in parentheses where author’'s names are not cited specifically in text, e.g. “"As some authors suggest (Kim, 1999; Lee, 2010)”".


Figures and Tables

Number tables consecutively in accordance with their appearance in the text.

A caption of no more than 15 words should be provided. The elements in the

figures should be large enough to remain legible after the figure has been reduced

to the width of a journal column or page.


Supplementary data

Supplementary data should be cited in the text and numbered with Arabic numerals, and each data must upload separately for print reproduction. All visuals should be supplied digitally. The images should be at least 150 dpi incm YK mode and saved as JPEG or TIFF files.



All URL addresses in the text (e.g., http://www.design-science.or.kr/) should be activated and ready to click.



The list of references should only include works that are cited in the text and must follow the APA system. Some citation examples from the APA style are shown below:


1. Periodicals

Author, A. A., Author, B. B., & Author, C. C. (Year). Title of article. Title of Periodicals, XX(X), pp-pp. doi:xx.xxxxxxxxx (DOI(digital object identifier)

Ex) Cross, N. (2007). Forty years of design research. Design Studies, 28(1),1-4.

Ulrich, K., & Ellison, D. J. (1999). Holistic customer requirements and the design-select decision. Management Science, 45, 641-658.


2. Non-English journal article

Author, A. A. (Year). 국문 Title of article [영문 Title of article]. Title of Periodicals,XX(X), pp-pp. doi:xx.xxxxxxxxx

Ex) Kim, J. (2004). 한국디자인학 연구 동향에 대한 분석 [Analysis of Korean

Design Study Tendency]. Jounal of Korean Society of Design Research, 17(4), 159-168.

Lin, R. T. (2006). 訴說故事,營造情境--文化創意設計的情境故事[Scenario

and story-telling approach in cross cultural design]. 藝術欣賞, 2(5), 4-10.


3. Article in print magazine or newsletter

Author, A. A. (Year, Month). Title of article. Title of Periodicals, XX(X), pp-pp.

Ex) Allen, L. (2004, August). Will Tuvalu disappear beneath the sea? Global

warming threatens to swamp a small island nation. Smithsonian, 35(5), 44-52.


4. Article in the online magazine or news

Author, A. A. (Year, Month). Title of article. Title of Periodicals, XX (X). Retrieved

from http://www.onlinemagazine.com/

Ex) Clay, R. (2008, June). Science vs. ideology: Psychologist fight back about

the misuse of research. Monitor on Psychology, 39 (6). Retrieved from http://www.apa.org/monitor/

Brody, J. (2007, December 11). Mental reserves keep brain agile. The

New York Times, Retrieved from http://www.nytimes.com


5. Online newsletter without Author

Title of article. (Year, Month). Title of Periodicals, XX (X). Retrieved from


Ex) Six sites meet for comprehensive anti-gang initiative conference. (2006,

Novemver). Monitor on Psychology, 39(6). Retrieved from http:www. ncjrs.gov/html/ojjap/


6. Book

Author, A. A. (Year). Title of work. Location: Publisher.

Wundt, W. (1905). Fundamentals of psychology. Liepzig: Engelman.


7. Published doctoral dissertation or master’s thesis

Author, A. A. (Year). Title of doctoral dissertation or master’s thesis (Doctoral

dissertation or Master’s thesis). Available from Name of database. (Accession

or Order No.)

Ex) McNiel, D. S. (2006). Meaning through narrative: A personal narrative discussing growing up with an alcoholic mother (Master’s thesis). Available from ProQuest Dissertations and Theses database. (UMI No.1434728)


8. Unpublished doctoral dissertation or master’s thesis

Author, A. A. (Year). Title of doctoral dissertation or master’s thesis (Unpublished

doctoral dissertation or master’s thesis). Name of Institution, Location.

Ex) Gedenryd, H. (1998). How designers work - Making sense of authentic

www.aodr.org cognitive activities. (Unpublished doctoral dissertation). Lund University, Lund, Sweden.


9. Web document

Author, A. A. (Year, Month Day). Title of post [description of form]. Retrieved

from http://www.xxxxxxx

Ex) Myers, P. (2007, January 22). The unfortunate requisites and consequences

fo partitioning your mind [Web log post]. Retrieved from http:// scienceblogs.

Gender and society . (n.d.). Retrieved December 3, 2001, from http://