Enter the competition until Thursday, February 29th

For reference, we’re talking about the software splash screen that you see when you are loading up QuarkXPress.

All submissions received by the deadline of 5pm US Eastern Time on Thursday, February 29, 2024 will be considered in the final shortlist of three. The shortlist will be shared on our website where the QuarkXPress community will vote for their favorite design.

If you have any questions, get in touch at QXPcontest@quark.com

Winners

Winners get their design featured in QuarkXPress, a free 12-month subscription licence, and 250-dollar credits of exclusive Quark branded swag

Shortlisted

All shortlisted designers receive 75-dollar credits of exclusive Quark branded swag


Judging criteria

  • Our theme for this year, is Diversity in Creativity.

  • When creating your design, think about inspiring our global audience to express their creativity.

  • Make sure that you include the QuarkXPress 2024 logo in your design.

  • Use Fonts and HEX code colours on the right, from our latest QuarkXPress 2024 icon palette to create your design.

QuarkXPress Fonts

  • Headlines - Roboto Slab Bold
  • Subtitles - Roboto Black
  • Body - Roboto Regular

QuarkXPress HEX Codes

  • Quink - #fc2a51
  • Ultra Violet - #a700ff
  • Fusion - #ff9100
  • Particle Pink - #cf00b9
  • Solar - #ffe600

#FreeFebruaryforStudents
Get your design featured on our QuarkXPress splash screen

Calling all college and university students, get QuarkXPress 2024 for FREE during February!

Take part in the competition and submit your details using our online form to get access to our Free February deal. This is the perfect opportunity to get your work noticed, helping you with your portfolio and future careers.

Make sure that you use your college or university email address to verify that you are student.

Enter the #QXPContest

To enter the contest, simply share your details via the entry form and then we’ll send you the Dropbox upload link to use when sharing your file.

All you then need to do is make sure you submit your .qxp file before the closing deadline of 5pm Eastern Time on Thursday, February 29, 2024.

If you have any questions, please contact us at QXPcontest@quark.com

Good luck!

How To Take Part

Any QuarkXPress user can participate – all you need is a working version of the QuarkXPress software to create and then share your design in a .qxp format file. That’s it.

Design students participating get a free license of QuarkXPress in February to take part.

The Technical Stuff

  1. Your design must be submitted in three sizes, which are 1126x800, 703x500 and 563x400. Please zip these up into a single file before submitting.

  2. Your design must contain the QuarkXPress 2024 logo, which you will receive after submitting the entry form.

  3. You must leave space on the left centre of your design to accommodate for the license and legal information (see previous years’ examples).

  4. Individual names, company logos or identifying brand marks are not permitted.

  5. Closing date for entries is 5pm US Eastern Time on Thursday, February 29, 2024.

  6. Shortlisted designers will be considered in the final shortlist of three, the shortlist will be shared on our website where the QuarkXPress community will vote for their favorite design from Monday, March 4 until Thursday, March 14.

  7. The final winner will be announced by Friday, March 15, 2024.

  8. Participants must submit a .qxp file with their full name in the zip file name, or risk being disqualified.

  9. By submitting your design, you agree to allow us to share it publicly. All work shared will be attributed to you, the designer.

Enter the #QXPContest