Call: Interaction and Experience Design – Special issue of Journal of Engineering Design

Journal of Engineering Design

Special Issue on Interaction and Experience Design

The aim of the special issue is to focus on novel research and development in the field of Engineering Design to design experiences in products, processes and systems. This is a call for design projects and research that encompass aspects of interaction design, psychology, culture and human factors to achieve satisfying, engaging and meaningful user experiences.

In particular we are interested in the following topics:

  • Interaction paradigms to better meet the emotional requirements of users
  • Metrics and models for the assessment of user response
  • Methods and principles for product and systems experience design
  • Tools and approaches for prototyping and testing user interfaces
  • Responsive systems design and technology
  • Product styling, semiotics and affordances for user engagement
  • ‘Usability’ versus ‘desirability’ in product design
  • Case studies and best practice in effective user experience design

Submission Instructions:

Please prepare your paper following the “Instructions for Authors” available from the Journal of Engineering Design website ( NOTE: In Step 5, check “Yes” for the last question, “Is the manuscript a candidate for a Special Issue?” and enter “Special Issue on <topic>” in the accompanying text box.

Please contact the editors if you have any questions here: or

Publication Schedule:

Notification of Intent to Submit:  July, 2014 (Note: email any one of the guest editors)
Full Papers Due for Review:  31st August, 2014
Notification of Review Decision:  30 October, 2014
Revised Manuscript Submission:  12th December, 2014
Final Decision:  20th February, 2015
Final Manuscripts:  31st March, 2015
Expected Date of Publication:  May 2015


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