ISSN: 2149-1755

About Us

Yıldız Journal of Art And Design, (YJAD) is a Journal of Yildiz Technical University. The journal is published twice a year, in June, and December. The papers published in the journal is open acces. Whoever wants to look the papers, he/she can visit the website ( The language of the articles is English and Turkish.

YJAD's aim is to become a platform that publishes quality publications for academia members and scientists engaged in research in the field of art and design. In addition, YJAD aims to create a database to support developments in the field of art and design. For this reason, YJAD endeavors to publish research and articles with a scientifically sound basis. The papers under review, accepted for publication, or published elsewhere should not be submitted and will not be considered.

The journal accepts submissions online through DergiPark ( With DergiPark, authors can submit manuscripts to the journal via the Internet and have their manuscripts reviewed online. Reviewers can review manuscripts and submit their comments online.

Online submission of all new manuscripts to the YJAD is required. Manuscripts that arrive via e-mail or postal mail will not be processed. The authors will be contacted and asked to submit their manuscripts online instead.

YJAD has a blind review process which is believed that more relevant than ever as the system for evaluating the quality, validity and relevance of scholarly research. The manuscripts submitted to journal are sent to two expert reviewers, whom of many have academic degree, for the possible publishing. The reviewers in the similar research area scrutinize the manuscripts for validly, significance, originality and scientific to help the editors assess whether the manuscripts should be published in the Journal. The manuscripts submitted to journal are passed on initial check by the editors. Inadequate or unprepared manuscripts according to journal requirements are rejected. Also, the manuscripts are checked for plagiarism using iThenticate which is subscribed by Yildiz Technical University. The manuscripts passing on the initial check are sent to three expert researchers to review. Generally a month time is offered the experts to review. The reviewing process is blind, so the authors never see the reviewers' name. We aim to reach a final decision for the manuscripts submitted to the journal within 3-6 months. Accepted manuscripts are presented online in the main website of the Journal. After proof of the accepted manuscripts, the papers are published in printed version of the Journal.

Journal Description: Our journal is supported by Yildiz Technical University officially, and is a blind peer-reviewed free open-access journal, published two times a year (June and December).

Publisher: Yildiz Technical University

Editor-in-Chief: Mehmet Emin Kahraman, E-mail:

E-ISSN Number: 2149-1755

Aim and Scope: Since art and design are interdisciplinary fields, they have always been in close relationship with each other. It is neither right nor possible to understand the other without considering one. Undesigned art will not exist in today's world and the artless design will not satisfy the expectations of the end user. The Journal of Art and Design (YJAD), published by the Art and Design Application and Research Center (SATPARK), an affiliate of Yıldız Technical University, and published twice a year, is an online and electronic platform based on the above understanding of the relationship between these two academic fields. With this understanding, YJAD publishes academic and original articles about these two important concepts.

Fields of particular interest include: Plastic arts, performance arts, traditional arts, music, graphic design, cinema, architectural, photo and art management.

Average Duration of the First Review Round: 2 months

Type of Publications: Research Article, Review Article, Short Communication Paper, Technical Note, Letter to Editor, Invited Paper, Book review.

Language of Publication: English and Turkish

Frequency: Two times a year

Publication Type: Online e-version

Paper Submission: Click here in order to submit your paper.

Postal Address: Yildiz Technical University, Davutpaşa Kampusu, 34210 Esenler, Istanbul, Turkey.

YJAD Journal of Engineering and Science is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.