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About the Journal

Karnavati University, Gandhinagar is firmly committed to excellence in academic research. The university aims to motivate emerging and accomplished researchers to pursue research writing with zeal. For this purpose, Design Synthesis – International Design Journal for Multidisciplinary Studies has been launched with the aim of publishing original scholarly works across multiple disciplines, through research papers to articles, and book reviews to essays. The peer-reviewed academic journal has been initiated with the objective to encourage and help produce innovative and original insights, which may serve as handy tools for policy making at various levels. The journal envisages publication of stimulating and rich content through inter-disciplinary and multidisciplinary perspectives.

Journal Particulars

TitleDesign Synthesis – International Design Journal for Multidisciplinary Studies
FrequencyTwo issues per year
ISSNApplied For
Starting Year2024
SubjectMultidisciplinary Design Research
Publication FormatOnline
Chief EditorDr. Brajesh Dhiman
Publisher DetailsBhanushali Kishorkumar Damjibhai
Publishing BodyKarnavati University
Mobile No.+91 9898422620
AddressUvarsad-Adalaj Road, At.& Po Uvarsad Gandhinagar, Gujarat- 382422
CopyrightCopyright ©2024 Karnavati University

Current Issue

Vol. 1 | Issue 1 | January-June, 2024

Design Synthesis- International Design Journal for Multidisciplinary Studies
(Double-blind Peer- Reviewed Journal)
(E-ISSN Applied For)
Published: 2024-xx-xx


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Accessibility and Support for Dyslexic Individuals in Indian Family Settings: An Overview

The study looks into the multifaceted repercussions of dyslexia on children’s daily lives, highlighting the crucial importance of parental, societal, and educational contexts. The research, which was carried out across various tiers in India, emphasizes the variety of services and support systems accessible to parents of dyslexic children. The importance

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Exploring the Intersection of Human Emotions and Space Experience

A multisensory experience involves mind and body with intentionally designed environments which also engage all five senses. Spatial elements impact human psychology, their well-being and productivity. To assess the positive relationship between space and emotions, a survey of 25 people (18-40 years old) was conducted in 3 stages. The first

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Assessment of Local Level Heritage Value of Kishangarh, Rajasthan

In conflicting urban development, it is difficult to highlight the appropriateness of the categorization of heritage buildings, sites, and ensembles. Protecting agencies like the Archaeological Survey of India (ASI), National Monument Authority(NMA) and State Departments of Archaeology are authorized government bodies handling this vast task. With the growing awareness about

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Proposed Areas of Journal Work​

Emerging research tracks in design to be considered for a new design journal:

Human-Centered Design

Explore topics related to designing for human needs, user experience, and inclusive design. This could include studies on user research, interaction design, accessibility, and user-centered evaluation methods.


Focus on sustainable design practices, eco-friendly materials, and strategies for reducing environmental impact. This could include research on circular design, life-cycle assessments, and sustainable manufacturing processes.

Artificial Intelligence

Investigate the intersection of design and AI, including topics such as machine learning for design, generative design algorithms, Al powered design tools, and ethical considerations in Al-driven design.

Emerging Technologies

Explore the design implications of emerging technologies like virtual reality (VR), augmented reality (AR), Internet of Things (IoT), wearable devices, and smart environments. This could include studies on user interfaces, interaction paradigms, and user experiences in these domains.

Social Impact

Focus on designing interventions that address social issues, such as poverty, education, gender equality, and community development. This could include research and design thinking for social innovation, participatory design methods, and co-design with marginalized communities.

Data Visualization

Explore the effective representation and communication of complex data through design. This could include research on information design, visual analytics, data storytelling, and interactive data visualization techniques.

Education and Pedagogy

Explore innovative approaches to design education, curriculum development, and teaching methodologies. This could include research on design thinking in education, project-based learning, interdisciplinary design education, integration of emerging technologies in design curricula.