MadDesign25 2020 Edition is finally here! From this April 21 to May 15 every designer, illustrator or artist is invited to share their own creative take on the given themes and share it with the design community around the world.

Check out the rules and calendar for the new edition below.

Registrations have been closed for MadDesign25 2020 Edition. If you wish to participate in the project, please write to us at


The idea is to create and publish designs on given themes across a period of 25 continuous days. This will account for 25 designs from every participant over the period. Throughout this project, participants are requested to adhere to the following rules.

  1. Designs must be minimal and convey the theme easily.
  2. Designs to be posted in your accounts every day before 6 PM.
  3. Designs must adhere to the submission guidelines.
  4. Follow the theme calendar.
  5. Tag Madrasters and include the hashtags provided.

Submission Guide

Participants are requested to share their artworks via Instagram, by uploading their artwork to their profiles and using the project's hashtags to submit their work. Before submitting your artwork, please check the submission guidelines below.

  1. The image should have the hashtag and your ID attached. Please download the image template from this Google Drive link.
  2. The image dimensions should be 1080 x 1080 px (1:1 aspect ratio) and the format should be JPG/JPEG.
  3. You can also upload an animated video of a maximum of 10-second timeline duration. Video dimensions should be 1080 x 1080 px (1:1 aspect ratio) and the format should be MP4 (H. 264 Codec).
  4. Keep the description with a maximum of 180 characters.
  5. Use the hashtags #MadDesign25, #madrasters at the end of the description.
  6. Tag @madrasters in the post.
  7. Don’t tag others or friends in the post or the image.

Theme Calendar

Download Theme Calendar

The official calendar indicates the exact submission dates for each theme for the current edition.

Please remember to upload your artwork on its corresponding day, by always using project's hashtag and the Madrasters hashtag to register your work and also to be featured in our official social media handle.