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Design the Cover of ROOF Magazine


COMPETITION | Create the cover of ROOF Magazine!

What will the cover of ROOF – An IN & OUT Magazine´s first anniversary look like designed by you?


This competition aims to elect a creative proposal that best captures the essence of the theme of the edition for March/April 2017 of ROOF Magazine – Time. The winner will make the cover for March/April 2017 edition of Roof Magazine, which will be distributed, as usual, nationally and internationally. The author (s) of the winning proposal will be featured in a journalistic report. This is an initiative of ROOF - An IN & OUT Magazine owned by ROOF- NEW CONCEPT MEDIA, LDA, based in Travessa da Telheira, 294, 4455-494 Perafita | Matosinhos, Portugal, with tax and registration number 513630864. Participants and their proposals must comply with the rules that are described below.



Create the cover of ROOF Magazine competition will take place from 08:00:00 of November 1, 2016 until 23:59:59 of December 31, 2016.

Participants can enter individual or group proposals and should be between 18 and 30 years old, of any nationality, residents in mainland Portugal, Madeira or Azores Islands. Original proposals from all creative areas will be accepted provided that they portray, perfectly the theme of the edition - Time.

By entering the competition participants expressly authorize ROOF - NEW CONCEPT MEDIA, LDA to disclose their names to the personalities who will evaluate the proposals (jury) and the winner authorizes the disclosure of his/her name and the winning proposal on ROOF Magazine, social networks and other promotional channels.

Employees of ROOF - NEW CONCEPT MEDIA, LDA, their direct relatives and all the people involved in creating the project, cannot participate in this competition.

ROOF – NEW CONCEPT MEDIA, LDA. reserves the right to give final judgment on any doubt or questions that may be raised about the rules applicable to this competition.


Each participant/participation may submit only one (1) proposal to this competition. Proposals must be sent until 11.59 pm, of December 31st, 2016, via email with the following information: name, age, telephone number, address and copy of personal identity document. Participants agree that the provision of their personal information is necessary and required for the competition´s process. Omission and / or inaccuracy of the information provided by participants are of their exclusive responsibility. The participants personal information will be inserted in a computer file under the responsibility of ROOF - NEW CONCEPT MEDIA, LDA, located in Travessa da Telheira, 294, 4455-494 Perafita | Matosinhos, Portugal, to be used in this competition context only and exclusively  for correspondence and electronic messages. These referred contacts will not be transmitted to third parties.

Each of the applications to this competition is the sole responsibility of the participant(s) that agrees not to infringe any participation rule.

The proposal submitted must be original and may not have been previously published. Failure to comply with the requirements implies the immediate exclusion of this competition.

By submitting the proposal to the competition, the author(s) of the winning proposal agree to grant the reproduction rights of the proposal, without the right to royalties or other monetary form of compensation. 

The author(s) of the winning proposal authorizes and agrees that it will be used in the cover of March / April 2017 edition of ROOF - An IN & OUT Magazine and may therefore be edited or modified to allow its publication (inclusion of logo and frame ROOF, titles and different techniques of graphic finishing and printing). The author(s) of the winning proposal accepts and authorizes that his work will be disseminated by ROOF - An IN & OUT Magazine, through its social and other promotional channels network.


The submitted proposal must be original and may not have been previously published. Failure to comply with the requirements implies the immediate exclusion of this competition. The winning proposal must be inspiring, with a strong visual concept, creative and represent in an innovative way the March / April 2017 cover of ROOF Magazine – Time. The present competition will only accept proposals in the following formats: JPEG, TIFF, PDF, in high resolution, 300dpi. All participants must present a descriptive document accompanying the proposal (up to 1000 words).

The size of ROOF magazine’s cover is: 210x260mm + 3mm bleed.

The submitted proposals will be evaluated according to the requirements described in this Regulation by a recognized and suitable jury, composed of:

Paula Monteiro – Diretor of ROOF – An IN & OUT Magazine

Adi Goodrich – Scenographer, Art and Photography Director

Fernando Guerra – Architecture Photographer

The Royal Studio - Art direction & Design Studio


Assessment criterion:

- Creativity (design and innovation) 40%

- Adequacy to the concept / theme proposed 30%

- Graphical quality of the proposal 30%


The jury of this competition reserves the right not to choose a winner if unable to recognize quality to the proposals. The jury`s decisions will be taken by a simple majority of votes and abstentions will not be accepted. 

By entering the competition, participants agree, fully and unconditionally, to be bound by these rules and the decisions of the jury, which will be final and binding in all matters related to the competition.


Proposals submitted must not contain material that violates or infringes the rights of any other party, including, but not limited to, author copyrights, trademarks, privacy, publicity or other intellectual property rights.

Proposals may not contain inappropriate, obscene or defamatory material.

Proposals may not contain material that promotes intolerance, racism, hate or harm against any group or individual or promote discrimination based on race, sex, religion, nationality, disability, sexual orientation or age.

Proposals should not contain material that is illegal, in violation of or contrary to the laws or regulations of Portugal and/or Europe.

Proposals may not promote illegal drugs or firearms (or their use).

Proposals must be consistent with the image and values of ROOF – An IN & OUT Magazine and be consistent with and satisfy the purpose of the competition.

The participant cannot assume the identity of another person, using for this purpose another person´s identification.

In the event of failure to comply with this Regulation, the participant(s) may be prevented from participating in the initiatives and competitions promoted by ROOF – NEW CONCEPT MEDIA, LDA, for a variable period of time, being also subject to the sanctions provided for in the Portuguese legislation on violation of rights of personality, intellectual property, as well as civil and criminal liability applicable.

Information obtained through this competition may be made available for civil and criminal liability, if requested by a competent judicial authority.

Non-compliance and disrespect for this Regulation can give rise to the loss of the award that the transgressor may have won.

ROOF – NEW CONCEPT MEDIA, LDA reserves the right to cancel participations that are considered offensive or which depart from the purpose of the competition.

ROOF – NEW CONCEPT MEDIA, LDA. is not responsible, in any way: 
a) for losses, damages, theft, delays or any other circumstance attributable to third parties that may affect the delivery of the prize. 

b) for any damages or losses resulting from the attribution, acceptance, use and / or rejection of the prizes awarded. 

c) for lost, delayed, invalid or corrupted participations, which will not be considered for participation in the competition. 

d) for incomplete or failed electronic transmissions, as well as technical failures of any kind, including, but not limited to, malfunctioning of any network, “hardware” or “software” or unavailability of Internet access service.

ROOF - NEW CONCEPT MEDIA, LDA´s decision is final and cannot be contested.


Any complaints and clarification requests should be sent to the e-mail or to the address Travessa da Telheira, 294 4455-494 Perafita, Matosinhos, Portugal.



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