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This year Design for Democracy is focused on Building Community Power. Submit social media graphics that are original, nonpartisan, impactful, accessible and fun. 


  1. Use the submission checklist below to ensure your submission meets all of our requirements and is nonpartisan.

  2. Design your graphics in the following format: horizontal canvas, 1200px x 900px, and save as either a .JPG or .MP4 file in RGB color format

  3. Prepare a thumbnail image at 300x300 pixels in RGB, saved as JPEG, PNG, GIF for the gallery overview.

  4. Submit

Submission checklist

  • Your message is nonpartisan, see guidelines

  • You have provided your social media handles so that you can be properly credited. If you don’t have an account on one of these social media channels please write “N/A”

  • InDesign or Ai file and linked artwork are set to RGB

  • Still social media graphics are saved in JPG format (1200px x 900px)

  • Moving social media graphics (such as animations or GIFs) are saved in .MP4 format

  • All images are 300 dpi at 100% size

  • All typefaces have been converted to outlines

  • Graphics are saved as .JPG or .MP4 without security restrictions

After each individual submission is uploaded, it will be reviewed to ensure it adheres to the submission requirements and, upon approval, uploaded to the online gallery.



Questions? Contact us at designfordemocracy@aiga.org


Submit your entry now!