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Announcing the PLOS ONE Tenth Anniversary T-Shirt Design Contest – enter by June 30

Do you have a great image in your PLOS ONE article or an original design that is representative of the journal? Send it to us!


Email your design to by Friday, June 30, 2017 to enter. If selected, your design will be featured here on EveryONE – the PLOS ONE community blog – and used for an upcoming T-shirt celebrating the Tenth Anniversary of PLOS ONE. As designer of the winning shirt, you will receive a free T-shirt.


Design requirements – please review carefully before beginning your entry:


  • Style – keep it simple, readable and visible: type at 12pt or larger; lines at 4pt or larger
  • Logo – do not include the PLOS ONE logo or name in your design (these will be added by PLOS to the winning design)
  • Colors – solid colors only (max. of 4 colors), with no shading
  • No photographs or complex dimensional images
  • Size – ideal size is 12” x 12” (30cm x 30cm), minimum size 10” x 10” (25cm x 25cm)
  • Resolution – 150 ppi minimum (pixels per inch); must be sharp (fuzzy images will not be accepted)
  • No background – do not include any background (white or color) behind your image
  • Acceptable file types – original layered files .psd, .eps, .ai or hi-resolution .pdf
  • If your entry originates from a PLOS ONE article – include the article URL and a brief explanation (it does not have to originate from an article; please do not submit images that have been published by another publisher)


If you have any queries, please contact us at We want to hear from you!


Image: Pixabay, MableAmber


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