Author Guidelines

Author Guidelines

  1. The editor receives articles in softcopy in Microsoft Word (doc/docx) format, submitted via demandia : Jurnal Desain Komunikasi Visual, Manajemen Desain, dan Periklanan Open Journal System along with Plagiarism Check Result and Author Declaration Statement (in “Upload Additional Files” stage). The Author(s) should declare that: (a) The article is original, own work and plagiarism-free. (b) The article contents have never been published in any language and any media (printed/ electronic). If there is duplicate publishing, the author is willing to delete the article from this journal. (c) The article is not currently under consideration by another journal. (d) The Author(s) is willing to complete the editorial process until the decision is made by the editor, otherwise the Author(s) will be banned for one year by demandia : Jurnal Desain Komunikasi Visual, Manajemen Desain, dan Periklanan 

  2. A scan similarity result (e.g. iThenticate, Turnitin) is expected show less than 20%, otherwise the submission will be declined.
  3. Author(s) is required to follow demandia : Jurnal Desain Komunikasi Visual, Manajemen Desain, dan Periklanan  journal guidelines. All the articles will be reviewed by demandia : Jurnal Desain Komunikasi Visual, Manajemen Desain, dan Periklanan reviewers. The editor is entitled to change some parts of contents (without changing the meaning).

  4. The article content covers but not limited to visual communication design, advertising, and design management. The article can be written down in proper Indonesian language or English. Please refer to for the proper Bahasa Indonesia.

  5. Article is written on even pages but not exceeding 20 (twenty) pages; including abstract, content, all tables and images, and references. The script is typed with Microsoft Word program, A4 paper size, Calibri with 12 point font, justify text, 1.5 space with 4 cm below and top margin, and 3 cm outside margin. 

  6. Abstract (in Bahasa and English) consists of 150- 200 words written in one paragraph with Calibri font 11 pt in single space, and one column format. Abstract in English version is typed in italic. It should clearly and concisely contains background and research question, purposes, research method, research findings in general and the benefits. Key words should reflect the content of academic writing, the numbers are 3 to 5 words and separated with comma. 

  7. Article is written in essay format (without any bullets or numbering); organized in several parts started with Introduction, Research Methods, Findings and Discussion, Conclusion and References. The template can be downloaded on 

  8. References (minimum 15 sources) are written alphabetically in American Psychological Association 7th edition style ( ) and it is compulsory to use reference manager such as Mendeley/ EndNote. (APA 7th edition Quick Guide download here). The article is urged to cite the reference published in the last ten years (80%) from primary references consist of journals, proceedings/ papers, research reports, essays, thesis, dissertations (80%).

  9. If the article submitted fails to meet one of the requirements above, then the article will be returned to the author for revision before proceeding to the peer-review process.

  10. Please refer to editorial process on OJS ( regarding editorial phases and revision time to make the editorial process effective and efficient.

  11. Please carefully read the Submission Requirements Checklist before proceeding to submit the article.


 How to make a submission:

  1. Please learn how an author works in OJS 3.2 from registration through to proofreading the final galley here (to download the tutorial).
  2. To make a submission, first, the author must register as an author in the "Register" button or HERE
  3. After the registration step is complete, login as an author, click "New Submission". The article submission stages consist : (1). Start, (2). Upload Submission, (3). Enter Metadata, (4). Confirmation. (5) Next Steps.
  4. In the "Start" stage, select Journal Section (Article), read and check all submission requirements.
  5. In the "Upload Submission" stage, upload the manuscript file in MS Word format. Repeat the process to upload additional files (upload the Author Declaration Statement and Plagiarism check result in this stage).
  6. In the "Enter Metadata" stage, complete all authors and affiliation data, Journal Title, Abstract, and
    Indexing Keywords. Use institutional email(s).
  7. In the "Confirmation" stage, click "Finish Submission" if the data you entered is correct.


If you find difficulties in the delivery process through the online system, please contact the editorial team