Call for papers

The program committee calls for your contribution to DEW 2019, addressing all issues of design for experience and wellbeing. This invitation is extensive to communities beyond design studies, such as social science, humanities, engineering, computer science, HCI, psychology, cognitive science, health sciences, marketing and business.

Themes and Topics

The main theme of DEW 2019 is ‘Heritage and Innovation’. We invite original contributions aligned (but not limited) to the following conference topics:

-          Positive Design

-          Interaction Design

-          Service Design

-          Disruptive Technology, Design and Well-being

-          Data-driven Design

-          Experience, Wellbeing & Culture

-          Ethical Issues of the Themes

Proceedings will be published in combination with a printed book of abstracts. After the conference, proceedings will be published and papers will be made available on through the Elsevier Scopus database. From the submitted papers, the conference editors will select the best papers (max 6) and provide these with review feedback. This feedback can help the authors to develop their paper into a submission to International Journal of Design (SCI and SSCI indexed design research journal). The authors can decide if they want to pursue journal publication, and if they do, they will have to go through the regular review procedure.


Important Dates

Deadline for paper submission:
Aug. 10, 2019
Deadline for early registration required for authors to be in proceedings:
Sept. 10, 2019
Workshops in Xi’an:
Sept. 23, 2019
Conference in Xi’an:
Sept. 24-25, 2019


Industrial Design Department of Northwestern Polytechnical University
Delft Institute of Positive Design in Delft University of Technology
The Key Laboratory for Industrial design and ergonomics of Ministry of Industry and Information Technology
Shaanxi Provincial Development Center of Industrial Design
The Engineering Laboratory for Industrial Design of Shaanxi Province
The International Design & Emotion Society
The Information&Interaction design committe of China Industrial Design Association
Sino-British Joint Design Innovation Laboratory of NPU & NU

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