Quark Sponsors Prestigious Communication Arts Graphic Design Competition

Presenting sponsorship reinforces company’s commitment to the design craft and supporting new generations of creative professionals

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. – March 23, 2022 – Quark Software, the global provider of content design, automation and intelligence software, today announced it is the presenting sponsor of the 2022 Communication Arts (CA) Design Competition, the industry’s most prestigious competition for outstanding creativity in graphic design.

For 62 years, the CA Award of Excellence has been perceived as one of the most coveted design awards in the industry, recognizing work ranging from the student to professional designer. Any design project printed, published or aired for the first time from May 2021 through May 2022 is eligible for the contest.


“We’re passionate about helping designers create brilliant content and also want to encourage students in developing their creative skills, so we’re pleased to support this year’s CA design competition in allowing all of them to showcase their talent,” said Bunny Tharpe, vice president of marketing for Quark Software, Inc. “Content design has a big impact on our lives, whether we realize it or not – from the newspapers we read on and offline to the artwork on our cereal boxes to the packaging of your Netflix menu. It’s good to stop and appreciate the creativity behind the design that influences our lives.”

Winners are selected by a jury of leading design professionals and gain worldwide exposure for their creative work in the print and digital editions of the Communication Arts Design Annual and on commarts.com. In addition to global recognition for creative design talent, each winner will receive a personalized Award of Excellence, with award certificates issued to firms, individuals and clients.

Nominate your project before the May 6 deadline.

About Communication Arts

Communication Arts (CA) is the largest international trade journal for visual communications. Founded in 1959, the magazine covers graphic design, advertising, photography, illustration and interactive media and also hosts annual creative competitions in each of these areas. These competitions recognize the best creative work in visual communications and are juried by creative professionals. CA also publishes two websites: commarts.com and creativehotlist.com.

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About Quark Software, Inc.

Quark knows content. The company revolutionized desktop publishing and today provides content design, automation and intelligence software for end-to-end content lifecycle management. Customers worldwide rely on Quark to modernize their content ecosystems so they can create complex print and digital layouts, automate omnichannel publishing of mission-critical documents, and analyze production and engagement insights for the greatest return on their content investments. Quark is backed by Parallax Capital Partners and headquartered in Grand Rapids, Mich., with offices in the United Kingdom, Ireland and India. Quark. Brilliant content that works. For more information, visit www.quark.com or follow us on LinkedIn.

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