Industrial Design

Welcome to the Industrial Design Subject Guide

This guide has been designed to provide an overview of resources available for the study and research into Industrial Design.

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E-Books Subject Call Numbers


Architectural design and decoration: NK2110, NA2500

Interior Design: NK2110, NK1165

Communities and urban design: NA7110

Building construction: TH145 , TH159 , TH435,

Building materials: TA401.3, TA403, TA410 ,TA418.74

Colour: NA2795, NC997, NK1530, NK5440, TR510

Design theory: SB472.45

Drawing techniques: NA2714 , NA2708 , NC730

Industrial design : TA174 , TS171, TD793.9,

Materials science: TA403

Structural design: TA658, TH845, TA666

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Reference Work


UPM Theses
UPM Project Paper


The UPM theses collection consists of the research outcomes of UPM Masters and Doctor of Philosophy candidates, who have successfully completed their degree.

The UPM Repository contains digital copies of UPM Masters and Doctor of Philosophy degree outcomes.

To find them:

  1. Go to UPM e-Theses and select Search Thesis.
  2. Enter your search terms, for example landscape architecture, limit your search results to Theses in the Item Type field, Masters or PhD in Theses Type and click Search.
  3. Or you may also access the e-thesis by using the Browse button and click on the name of the Faculty.

Consists of the Project Paper of UPM degree candidates who have successfully completed their first degree.

To find them:

  1. Go to WebOpac of UPM Library.
  2. Enter your search terms, for example industrial design, and click Search.
  3. You can narrow down your search to specifics for a smaller pool of results by clicking Advanced Search.


Open Access Articles

Open Access

Search for Online Articles in the following Journals:

  1. A|Z ITU Journal of the Faculty of Architecture
  2. A+BE | Architecture and the Built Environment
  3. ACE : Architecture, City and Environment
  4. Buildings
  5. City & Time
  6. Conservation Science in Cultural Heritage : Historical Technical Journal
  7. Footprint
  8. Italian Journal of Planning Practice
  9. Middle East Technical University Journal of the Faculty of Architecture
  10. Métropoles
  11. Urbani Izziv
  12. Places Journal


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Internet Sources

  1. Pertubuhan Arkitek Malaysia / Malaysian Institute of Architects

  1. Lembaga Arkitek Malaysia / Board of Architects Malaysia

  1. The Design Society –worldwide community

  1. Industrial Designers Society of America

  1. Design Management Institute

  1. Product Design Forums             

  1. International Council of Societies of Industrial Design  

  1. Society of Automotive Engineers

Other Websites
  1. Industrial Design Planet

  1. Car Design News

  1. Designophy

  1. Core 77

  1. Sweets Product Marketplace

  1. Industrial Designs – WIPO

  1. Industrial Design projects on Behance

  1. Raymond Loewy: The Father of Industrial Design




































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Liaison Librarian


Get to know your liaison librarian and encourage the students to do likewise. Make an appointment to discuss your class research assignments or ask for library handouts to pass out in class.

Akiza Roswati Abdullah
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