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ilovedesign.com LIVE Presents 8x8 London

New Live Design Event to Inspire Designers this Summer

LONDON - 5/20/2009 -

ilovedesign.com in association with Quark and Design Week magazine today announced a new live design event in London this July. Following on from the sell out David Carson event last summer, 8x8 London will feature 8 highly talented designers that have just 8 minutes each to share what inspires them, where they get their ideas from and what motivates them to create exceptional designs.

“Very much like the Website itself, the idea behind the ilovedesign.com LIVE event is to give something back to the design community from aspiring graphic design students to established professionals.” said Sarah Harwood, ilovedesign.com manager. “The event will be fast paced, packed with interesting thoughts and ideas with plenty of time for a drink and a chance to network afterwards.”

8x8 London takes place at 7:30pm on Wednesday 1st July, at Imperial College, London. Tickets are priced at £15 each with a student concession price of £10 (students should bring their student ID with them). To purchase a ticket and find out more, visit http://ilovedesign.eventbrite.com/.

Event logo design competition

In conjunction with this event, ilovedesign.com is running a logo design competition in advance to develop a unique 8x8 London logo. The winning logo design will be used on all event branding, with the winner receiving two complementary tickets to the event as well as recognition during the evening. Like the event, the competition is fast paced and closes on 27th May, so designers need to move quickly in order to participate. Visit http://www.ilovedesign.com/gallery/competitions to enter and for full terms and conditions.

About ilovedesign.com

ilovedesign.com is a free Web site for the global design community to share their projects, inspiration, and opinions. When you register with ilovedesign.com you can upload your own work and create an online portfolio with your own unique URL, access exclusive interviews and video content with famous designers such as David Carson and Chip Kidd, enter regular design competitions, and interact with other users in the gallery by commenting on and rating their work.

About Quark

Quark Inc. (www.quark.com/en) led the first revolution in publishing with QuarkXPress®, desktop publishing software that rapidly became the industry standard. Today, not only does QuarkXPress continue to innovate in the desktop publishing market, Quark is revolutionising publishing again. With Quark® Dynamic Publishing Solution, we are helping customers meet changing requirements and develop new revenue streams by extending the benefits of advanced technologies across the publishing process. Our dynamic publishing solution is setting a new standard in automated multi-channel publishing by combining the power of flexible layout and design with easy XML authoring and automated workflows for customised communications across print, the Web and electronic media.