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Interdisciplinary Journal of Signage and Wayfinding, Volume 6, Number 2


Interdisciplinary Journal of Signage and Wayfinding is now accepting submissions for its Fall 2022 Issue. 

Authors should submit manuscripts no later than May 15, 2022 for consideration.

Prospective authors may submit a 200-word abstract by March 8, 2022 to Managing Editor Scarlet Andre, ( Responses will be sent March 15, 2022 to invite manuscripts by May 15, 2022.

Papers related to the design and use of signage and wayfinding in response to the Covid pandemic are especially encouraged, though papers on all topics are welcome.


Manuscript types that will be considered include:

  • Academic research papers pertaining to signage and wayfinding from all disciplines;

  • On topic practitioner technical reports will be considered for inclusion, as appropriate;

  • Brief commentaries on relevant topics pertaining to signage and wayfinding;

  • Relevant book reviews.​​

Timetable for submissions and publication:

  • Abstracts submissions due: March 8, 2022;

  • Abstract feedback: March 15, 2022;

  • Manuscript submission deadline: May 15, 2022;

  • Publication: August 2022.

About the Interdisciplinary Journal of Signage and Wayfinding

Signage and wayfinding are essential components for public visual communication and navigation of human landscapes. Yet, despite their importance, there had been no academic journal exclusively dedicated to these topics. As such, scholars from a variety of academic disciplines including marketing, law, urban planning, engineering, art, economics, architecture, landscape architecture, industrial design, and graphic design publish work in journals within their home disciplines and rarely have a chance to communicate their cross-disciplinary findings. Sponsored by the Academic Advisory Council for Signage Research and Education (AACSRE), the Interdisciplinary Journal of Signage and Wayfinding seeks to bring these researchers together by making such scholarship accessible to academics and practitioners alike. 


The IJSW publishes twice annually. The Journal’s following issue (Volume 7, Number 1) is projected for publication January 2023.

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