Call for papers

InfoDesign is an open access, peer reviewed, double blind pioneering journal in the field of Information Design. Since its inception in 2004, InfoDesign, founded by the SBDI (Brazilian Society of Information Design), has been at the forefront of promoting scholarly discourse and advancing research in Latin America and beyond.

In 2024, InfoDesign is celebrating its 20th anniversary.  As we celebrate this milestone, we invite submissions for a special issue dedicated to reflecting on the last two decades of Information Design worldwide. Over the years, Information Design has evolved into a mature and multidisciplinary field, embracing a wide array of topics and technologies. A critical examination of this period offers unique insights into issues related to representation, rhetoric, cognition, emotion, visual design, aesthetics, and methodologies, while also fostering interdisciplinary dialogue.

We welcome submissions on the following themes, but not limited to:

  • Historical and critical analyses of the past 20 years and beyond in Information Design
  • Advances in research and production within Information Design
  • Innovative activities and practices in Information Design over the years
  • Revisions of qualitative research methodologies in Information Design
  • Timelines mapping the evolution of Information Design in both research and practice
  • Reflections on past approaches in Information Design
  • Development of methodological frameworks and evaluation methodologies in the field
  • Challenges faced and future research agendas in Information Design 
  • Practitioner's point of view
  • Teaching and learning Information Design

We invite researchers to contribute their insights, experiences, and perspectives to this special issue, shaping the discourse on the past, present, and future of Information Design. Submissions undergo rigorous peer review and adhere to a double-blind review process.

Join us in commemorating two decades of excellence in Information Design and charting the course for its future. Submit your contributions to InfoDesign’s special 20th-anniversary issue until Sunday 23th July 2024.



Authors are invited to submit full papers (maximum 5000 words including all text parts). For this special issue, we will accept manuscripts written in English only. Relevant Reviews of recent publications or exhibitions on this topic are also invited. The manuscripts must follow the APA style. 

Before submitting, authors should consult the referencing guidelines in the Information for Authors at


Deadline for submission

Papers, Study Reports and Book/Exhibition Reviews should be submitted electronically at by Sunday 21th July 2024.



For questions about this call for papers, please contact the Editor coordinating this issue at doriskos(at)