Design Roundup: 16 legitimate legal logos


When you have a broad audience, breaking your logo out of the classic, generic arena can be tough. Alongside dental offices and real estate companies, logos for law firms or law-related businesses tend to feature overused, generic images and concepts. One quick Google images search and you’ll see what we mean: Gavel, scale, and initials […]

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Get eggs-cited for Easter with Swiftly


Easter is all about delicious chocolate eggs and cute bunny rabbits. The team at Swiftly is very excited about celebrating Easter and wants to help you get in the festive spirit. In less than one hour, Swiftly can add some eggs-citement to your logo, Facebook cover image, or Twitter background for only $19. From brightly […]

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Beer label infographic: 3 ingredients for a design that hops off the shelf


The craft brewing industry is booming, and with no signs of slowing down, we decided to help your beer stand out from the colorful crowd. Check out our newest infographic highlighting three key ingredients that brewers (and home-brewing aficionados alike!) should keep in mind when crafting that perfect label.   Design by mnoriega  Cheers!   […]

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Bold new ink: 4 tattoo design tips from Giulio Rossi


You might not think a successful corporate logo and a mind-blowing tattoo have much in common — but from a design perspective, they cover much of the same territory. We recently had the chance to talk with Giulio Rossi, a digital illustrator and 99designer living and working in L’Aquila, Italy. His expertise as a graphic […]

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4 design predictions for 2014


Boy, was 2013 a fun year for branding nerds. From art museums to operating systems, we saw some truly bold and risky design moves – some of which paid off, others of which crashed and burned at an epic scale. Looking at the trends that gained traction in 2013 also gives us an idea of […]

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Quick ways to share your logo’s festive flair


Have you made your holiday marketing list? Checked it twice? With Christmas and New Year’s quickly approaching, the holiday season is in full swing. Earlier this month we highlighted three ways to let your business shine, and we’re happy to report there’s still time to do just that. Customizing your logo for the holidays has […]

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Holiday cards to write home about


‘Tis the season of scrambling to buy the perfect gift for loved ones, purchasing last minute travel tickets, and sending out holiday greeting cards. Though we may not be able to help with the gifts and travel arrangements, we can definitely hook you up with some festive card designs to show off to your friends […]

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Our trick, your treat: update your logo for Halloween


Eek! Halloween is just one week away. We know you’re probably busy stocking up on candy, draping spider webs and carving pumpkins. But as you get ready to celebrate the spookiest night of the year, why not let your logo join the fun, too? Our new design task service, Swifty, makes it easy to treat […]

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This week on Supermarket Superstar: 3 winning product packaging design tips [Episode 1 - Cakes]

The 99designs team watched with eager anticipation Monday night as our San Francisco colleagues, Kyle Lin and Matthew Basham, doled out product packaging design tips to Supermarket Superstar contestants Latrice Pace and Melissa Randall on Episode 1 (Cakes). (Note: The branding segment featuring 99designs begins at 28:30.) Didn’t know we were involved with the new […]

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Getting hitched? 6 tips for the perfect wedding invitation design

Everybody loves a good wedding and we at 99designs are no exception. To be honest, though, what really gets our hearts aflutter is beautifully designed wedding stationery – staffers can often be heard oohing and ahhing over one of the thousands of wedding invitation design contests 99designs has  hosted to date. Invitations, thank you cards, illustrations, posters, wedding […]

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