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Submissions will be ongoing throughout the year.
Authors are welcome to submit original research articles dealing with themes relating to the vision of the journal, which may include, but are not confined to:
Interactive and visual design
Health and safety
Perception and senses
Sub and fringe cultures
Law and regulations
Management and maintenance
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CC-BY – what does that mean?
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