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Quark unveils Sky Magazine Live as Digital Magazine of the Year

LONDON - 10/27/2010 - Quark and The Digital Magazine Awards 2010 are delighted to announce Sky Magazine Live as Magazine of the Year.

Sky Magazine Live, FuturePlus (UK), was awarded Magazine of the Year after winning the Launch of the Year and Lifestyle Magazine of the Year categories; Sky Magazine Live also picked up silver in the Designer of the Year category.

Sky Magazine Live was judged Magazine of the Year out of magazine entries from 26 countries.

Sponsored by Quark, the Digital Magazine Awards were judged by luminaries from the digital publishing industry including Quark’s Vice President of Marketing Gavin Drake; Microsoft’s Executive Producer, Peter Bale; Telegraph Media Group’s Technology Editor, Shane Richmond and WIRED Magazine Editor, David Rowan.

Bruce Hudson, Digital Magazine Award’s Chairman, commented “Sky Magazine Live is a great digital magazine with full functionality, combined with outstanding content, delivered with a fantastic understanding of its target audience. Sky Magazine Live sets the standard for all digital magazine publishers.”

Gavin Drake, Quark’s Vice President of Marketing, said “Sky Magazine Live brings innovation to digital magazines with engaging interactive content in a high-quality design lay out that is easy to navigate. Sky Magazine Live is not just an electronic representation of the print version, but a highly interactive experience that puts the consumer fully in control. At Quark we are very pleased to be rewarding this cutting-edge example of Digital Publishing 2.0 and look forward to seeing more publishers take this approach in the future.”

Other multiple category winners were:
KLM iFly Magazine, Born05 (NL), won Travel Magazine of the Year and Writer of the Year.
Zoom-Zoom Magazine, Redwood Group (UK), won Motoring Magazine of the Year and Designer of the Year

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About the Digital Magazine Awards 2010
For a full list of category winners, silvers and bronzes go to: www.digitalmagazineawards.com For further information about the Digital Magazine Awards 2010 Contact: Gerrie Hawes, gerrie@digitalmagazineawards.com, 0044 (0) 7980 552 243

About Quark
Quark® Inc. is a leading provider of publishing software for professional designers, small and mid-sized businesses, and large organisations in more than 160 countries. Two decades ago, our flagship product - QuarkXPress® - changed the course of traditional publishing. For more than 25 years, Quark has built on its knowledge and experience in design and publishing to provide software solutions that support collaborative workflows and automated publishing across multiple channels. Today, Quark is revolutionising publishing again by setting new standards in XML-based publishing across print, the Web, and digital media as well as by helping owners and employees of small and mid-sized businesses promote their products and services easily, professionally, and affordably. Denver-based Quark Inc. is privately held.

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NOTE TO EDITORS: Artwork to illustrate this story is available on request.

Valentina Moressa, vmoressa@quark.com, +44 (0)7506 000817
Online press centre: http://www.quark.com/en/about/presscenter