About the Journal


- One of the leading journals in China for arts and design
- Included in Chinese Social Science Citation Index (CSSCI)
- Published on behalf of the Tsinghua University (Beijing, China)
- Founded in 1958, 12 issues per year

The Journal welcomes submissions on all areas of design, design theory, art and design history.
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The journal of ZHUANGSHI is released monthly by Beijing Newspaper and Periodical Publishing Bureau (domestic) and China International Book Trading Corporation (international). The standard serial number for it is CN11-1392/J and ISSN0412-3662. It also has an operating license of advertisement authorized by Beijing Administration for Industry and Commerce.

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China ZHUANGSHI Journal Agency
A431, Academy of Arts & Design, Tsinghua University
Haidian District, Beijing, P.R.China 100084
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News & Events

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13 Jan,2010

Bauhaus Documentary Exhibition Inaugurated in Beijing

"90 years: Path of the Bauhaus-The Documentary Exhibition of its History,Legacy, World and China" was held in the Art Museum of the Academy of Fine Arts of Tsinghua University.

10 Jan,2010

Zhuangshi is selected as one of " the most influential journals though the latest 60 years ".

Zhuangshi received the" the most influential journals though the latest 60 years " title. It is learned that, among all the 80 kinds of social science journals in honor, Zhuangshi is the only one art and design magazine.

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Special Feature: Italian Design(No.278 June 2016)

1、The Substance of Italian Design: Reflecting on the Essential Characters of the “Modo” of Design in Italy
2、Critical Design in Italy, 1965 -1985
3、Updating the Tradition: Italian Design in the First Decade of the New Century
4、Driving towards a New Society: A Social History of Car Design in Twentieth Century Italy
5、The Forerunner of Fashion Education: An Interview with Mr. Danilo Venturi, Dean of Polimoda Institute of Fashion Design & Marketing, Italy