Madrid Gráfica 2017 Poster Exhibition Competition

Deadline: 15 August 2017
Open to: graphic designers
Award: one poster of the 100 preselected, will be announced as the winning design and will receive additional recognition


DIMAD and Madrid City Council, supported by the Business Forum for Madrid, invite all graphic designers to take part in the first open poster exhibition of the event “Madrid Gráfica” with the motto The Light City.

The competition is created to raise awareness for issues that concern society, more specifically – urban mobility.

The Madrid Designers’ Association (Asociación Diseñadores de Madrid. DIMAD) is a non-profit organization established in 2004 which carries out its activity on a national and international scale as part of the Comunidad de Madrid program.


Each participant may submit one poster.

The chosen motto “La Ciudad Ligera / The Light City”, must appear on the poster in the language chosen by the participant. The content of this motto can be interpreted from a personal, social, political or critical point of view or any other the author deems appropriate.


All received posters will beexhibited at the Central de Diseño de Matadero Madrid and 100, selected by an international jury will be exhibited in the streets of Madrid in September / October 2017. One poster of the 100 preselected, will be announced as the winning design and will receive additional recognition.

How to Apply?

Files must be submitted in 2 versions, both in vertical format, with the following features:

High resolution:

  • PDF;
  • Size: 120 x 161 cm;
  • You should apply your poster to the template that you can download below, resulting in a total size of 120 x 176 cm;
  • Maximum file weight: 15MB;
  • Colour CMYK;
  • Resolution: 300 dpi;
  • Text must be traced.

Low resolution:

  • JPG;
  • Size: 1536 x 2048 px;
  • Maximum file weight: 800KB;
  • Colour RGB;
  • Resolution: 72 dpi.

In order to apply, please fill in the applications.

For more information please visit the official web site

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