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COMM 3342: Visual Communication Design

A list of graphic design journals and magazines, and tips on finding full-text articles

Scholarly Journals

All journals in bold are provided by Coates Library via database or subscription. All others link to the journal's homepage.

Note that some journals such as Visual Communication Quarterly are under embargo, so we may not have access to the most recent issue(s). Use interlibrary loan to get articles we don't have or search the article's title on Google Scholar; you might be able to download a PDF by other means.

Communication Design (ceased publication in 2018)
Design Issues
International Journal of Design
International Journal of Visual Design
Journal of Design History
Print Quarterly
(recent issues may be available in print; check the library catalog)
Visible Language
Visual Communication
Visual Communications Journal
Visual Communication Quarterly

Magazines & Websites

Publications serving artists, graphic designers, and dilettante design geeks. 

Communication Arts

Creative Review

Graphis (the library has print copies from 1954 – 2004)

Print (ceased publication in 2017)