Launched in 1999, idea journal is an international, double-blind peer-reviewed academic journal dedicated to publishing scholarly and practice-based research on interiors and interiority. idea journal is an open-access publication and produces one journal issue annually. It is a subsidiary of the parent institution IDEA – The Interior Design / Interior Architecture Educators Association (


idea journal news_18 February 2022


As of this week, the new idea journal website is now up and running.

Here is the link:

You will be pleased to know that the journal is now open access from this website as each issue is published. Issues will also start showing up in unversity library database collections. So please share with your colleagues, students and networks.

We are preparing for the next issue "Fictions, Fantasies and Fabulations" to be published in September this year.

The 2023 CFP will be announced likely in early April this year.

Julieanna Preston

Executive Editor

Vol. 18 No. 01 (2021): (Extra) Ordinary Interiors: Practising Critical Reflection

(Extra) Ordinary Interiors calls for contributions from academics, research students and practitioners that demonstrate contemporary modes of criticality and reflection on specific interior environments in ways that expand upon that which is ordinary (of the everyday, common, banal, or taken for granted).

Published: 01.09.2021

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