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Quark unveils Sky Magazine Live as Digital Magazine of the Year

Press release from the issuing company

LONDON – Quark and The Digital Magazine Awards 2010 are delighted to announce Sky Magazine Live as Magazine of the Year.

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. The panel judged magazine entries from 26 countries.

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.

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. It sets the standard for all digital magazine publishers.”

Drake said, “Sky Magazine Live brings innovation to digital magazines with engaging interactive content in a high-quality design layout 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 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.