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Unleash your Creativity

"Unleash Your Creativity" (the "Design Contest") with the first-ever design contest co-sponsored by Fotolia and Quark (the "Sponsors"). Combining the imagination of Fotolia images and the creative power of Quark XPress 7 software, you - the designer - have the opportunity to promote your passion for design, creative skill, and even win $5000 in cash and prizes - and build your portfolio - by designing the next generation of Fotolia advertisements.
Unleash your creative genius, free your mind from focus groups, market research, red tape and corporate egos. Take your skills to the next level and create an advertisement that will impress your peers and inspire the stock photography industry.
What does the next generation of Fotolia Web and magazine advertising look like? Capture our essence and you can win $5000 in cash and prizes - and have your work featured both online and in print publications worldwide as Fotolia's new advertising campaign!

Here's how to enter

Simply use Fotolia images and Quark XPress 7 software to create a magazine ad in A4 size at 300 DPI and a banner ad at 120x600 pixels in JPEG or PDF format and submit both files to [email protected] before May 9, 2008 12:01 AM EST. All entrants must agree to and comply with "Contest Rules and Regulations" as outlined below. Make sure to include your Fotolia login name and contact info.

We encourage all entrants to review the Fotolia and Quark websites to understand who we are as companies but we give complete creative control over to you.


Grand Prize: The winning designer will receive an approximate retail value (“ARV”) of  $5000 (USD) in cash and prizes. In addition the winning design will be used in Fotolia’s global advertising campaigns.

Important Dates to Remember

Entrants may submit designs from March 14, 2008 to May 9, 2008 12:01 AM EST.

The Winner will be announced May 20, 2008 at the How Design Conference in Boston, MA (The HOW Conference is a leading industry event focused entirely around professional graphic designers. click here to learn more)

Contest Rules and Regulations


Void where prohibitive. You must be 18 years or older to enter the Design Contest to win prizes. Fotolia is acting as the “Design Contest” administrator for itself and Quark. This contest is not open to employees of LLC, or Quark Inc., their Partners, Sponsors or members of their household. No purchase necessary to enter.   By entering the “Design Contest” the entrant agrees to the terms and conditions of this contest.


Entrants in the “Design Contest” must use Fotolia images and QuarkXPress software to create their entries. Entries must use copyright-free and royalty-free images. If entrant does not own QuarkXPress software and is not willing to or unable to purchase said software, a free 30-day, fully functional download is available at:


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