Who Can Submit?
Any design undergraduate and postgraduate student may submit an original article to be considered for publication in Design Process Investigation. If a manuscript or visual documentation of a design is submitted for publication, the student must request a letter from a faculty member at his or her institution, confirming that the manuscript was completed as part of the student's undergraduate work.
Design Process Investigation (DPI) accepts submissions in both written and visual format.
- 3000 words.
- Paper should be written in English and being proof-read;
- Page size should be A4 (210 x 297cm);
- Submit your manuscript, including tables, figures, appendices, etc., as a single file (.doc and .docx formats);
- Font: Main Body - 10 pt. Arial or the closest comparable font available; Line spacing at 1.2 (Multiple);
- If figures are included, use high-resolution figures;
- Begin the document a title page, including the abstract, keywords;
- Do not include page numbers, headers, or footers;
- All margins (left, right, top and bottom) should be 1.5 inches (3.8 cm), including your tables and figures;
- Align left, rugged right;
- Use a single column layout with both left and right margins justified;
- When possible, there should be no pages where more than a quarter of the page is empty space;
- Use APA 6th Referencing format (see http://www.ecu.edu.au/centres/library-services/workshops-and-training/referencing/related-content/downloads/refguide.pdf )
Submission can be in visual essay or short movie that document and discuss design investigations. Format and size can be negotiated based on the capacity of the online system.
Authors own the copyright to the work being submitted or are authorized by the copyright owner or owners to submit the article.