DAAI - Design & Applied Arts Index (1973 - present)
DAAI contains over 130,000 annotated references from more than 500 design and craft journals and newspapers, and data on over 50,000 designers, craftspeople, studios, workshops, firms etc., making it the largest index of its kind in the world.
Research articles are covered, along with topical news items, conference and seminar reports, and book, video and exhibition reviews. Each reference includes full bibliographic details and a brief abstract. Major areas of coverage include: industrial design, vehicle design, architecture, interior design, environmental design, computer aided design, furniture design, ceramics, glass, jewellery, metalsmithing, fashion and textile design, graphic design, typography, multimedia design, illustration, book design, photography, advertising, marketing, retail design and packaging, exhibition design, theatre design, design history and theory, ergonomics, design for disability, design for the elderly, and design management.