Statement of responsibility: founder Charles Holme ; editors J. W. Gleeson White, Charles Geoffrey Holme
Published monthly. Succeeded 1964 by Studio International. Supplemented annually by The Studio Year-book of Decorative Art (1906-1920 & 1922-1925); The Studio Year-book of Applied Art (1921); Decorative Art: the Studio Year-book (1926-1961); Decorative Art in Modern Interiors (1961/2-1978).
Library's copies exhibited at 'The Literature of Japanese Art 1853-1900', Glasgow School of Art, 14-25 January 1980.
Brothers, A. (1993) 'A Studio portrait: the marketing of art and taste 1893-1918'. History research series 4. Melbourne: University of Melbourne.
Holme, B. (1978) The Studio: a bibliography - the first fifty years 1893-1943. London: Sims & Reed.
'The birth of The Studio 1893-1895.' Woodbridge: Antique Collectors Club, 1976.
Fawcett, T. & Phillpot, C. (eds.) (1976) The art press: two centuries of art magazines. London: Art Book Co.
Meggs, P. B. & Purvis, A. W. (2012) Meggs' history of graphic design. 5th ed. London: John Wiley
McKenzie, J. & Spens, M. (eds.) (1993) High art and low life: The Studio and the fin de siecle. Washington: Arthur M. Sackler Foundation
Library's original volumes destroyed in Mackintosh Library fire of 23 May 2014: some issues with bookplates of Edinburgh Philosophical Institution to front; some issues with bookplate "Iacobi A. Wilson A.M." to front; donation of 25 years of vols. from De Courcy Lewthwaite Dewar noted in Glasgow School of Art Annual Report 1925-1926 (p.9) and in Governors' Minutes of 28 April 1926; donation of 36 vols. from Messrs. James C. Erskine & Sons noted in Glasgow School of Art Annual Report 1929-1930 (p.10); payment of £1.13.0 for subscription noted in Governors' Minutes of 10 October 1944, and £1.5.0 in 14 March 1946. Replacement vols. donated by Robert White (1907), Celia Barnett (1948-1963) and Peter Harper (1940, 1942, 1944, 1947). Remaining vols. donated by National Portrait Gallery, London.
Original front wrapper by Aubrey Beardsley, executed in line block and letterpress and printed black on green paper, and showing a Medieval-style scene of tree, leaves and flowers. Replaced after a year by wrapper by Anning Bell showing paired figures of Fine and Applied Arts linked hand-in-hand to show the equality of the arts. This design was retained until 1929. The paper wrappers were complemented by hard cover bindings. First hard cover designed by Voysey and showing embracing figures personifying Use and Beauty. In use until vol. 3 when replaced by stylised floral motif, designer unknown.
Studio year-book of decorative art; Studio international; Studio year-book of applied art; Decorative art in modern interiors; Decorative art
Avery Index to Architectural Periodicals
General indices to the first twenty-one volumes of The Studio 1893-1901. London: The Studio, 1901
General indices to the first forty-two volumes of The Studio 1893-1908. London: Sims & Reed, 1979. Shelved with main journal run.
- Ann Macbeth: XXIII, pp168, 239-244, XXVII, pp40-46, XXIX, pp213-214, XXXVI, p160, XXXVII, p133, XXIV, pp168-169, 182-186, 288-289, XXXIV, pp168-170, XXV, p205.
- Annie French: XXXVIII, pp165-168, XXXIV, pp263-264, XXX, p114, XXIV, p285, XLII, p146.
- Bessie MacNicol: XXIV, p119, XXVIII, p135.
- Charles Rennie Mackintosh: XXXIX, pp35-36, XXVI, p91, XXIII, pp46-47, XXVIII, pp286-288, XXXIX, pp32-34, XXVI, p94-97, XXVIII, p287, XXVI, p92.
- DeCourcy Lewthwaite Dewar: XLII, p317.
- Dorothy Carleton Smyth: XXIX, p173, XXX, p108, XXIV, p286, XXXVI, p356, XXXV, p156, XXIII, p169.
- Frances Macdonald McNair: XXXVI, p99-101.
- James Herbert McNair: XXVI, pp97-103.
- Jessie Marion King: XXVI, pp178-183, XL p315, XXVI, p176-186, XXIV, p281, XXXIII, p350, XXXVI, pp241-245, XXX, p115.
- Jessie Rowat Newbery: XXIII, p239, XXIV, pp288-289.
- Katharine Cameron: XL, p324, XXXVII, p201.
- Margaret Macdonald Mackintosh: XXVI, pp92-95, XXVIII, p188.
- Talwin Morris: XI, pp86-100, 227-236, XXI, pp56-58, XXII, p120, XXVI, p103, XXXV, pp343-344, XV, pp38-44.
- Helen Adelaide Lamb: L.
- 'Some Glasgow designers and their work' by Gleeson White: part I: XI(52), July 1897, pp86-100; part 2: XI(54), September 1897, pp227-236; part III: vol XII(55), October 1897, pp47-51