99designs 1-to-1 Projects Sweepstakes


A massive benefit of 99designs for designers is building long-term client relationships as a design contest is often just the first step to follow-on work. In fact, so much follow-on work is generated at 99designs that we built our 1-to-1 invoicing tool to facilitate payment for this additional work. Over the past year, we have […]

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Introducing Gold Contests and Gold Designers


In the celebration of excellence, we are excited to announce our Gold designer program which provides exclusive access to Gold contests with select benefits.

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99designs acquires 12designer, launches European headquarters in Berlin


Today is a big day for 99designs. We’re excited to announce our first ever acquisition and with it our new European headquarters! Berlin-based 12designer the leading creative design marketplace in Germany, is now part of the 99designs family. The acquisition is an important step forward in our mission to deliver the best platform …

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99designs homepage redesign contest winners

99designs homepage

The competition was fierce but the final results are in! Find out who won the 99designs homepage redesign contest.

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99designs is pushing up for charity: Help us raise money for DonorsChoose.org!

featured image for pushup blog post

Help 99designs raise money and take on four other great Bay Area startups in the first ever Startup Pushup Charity Challenge!

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99designs homepage redesign contest!

99designs homepage

How many times have you looked at the 99designs homepage and thought… “Gee – this page is gorgeous but if I were in charge I would…”

Well now you have your chance!

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Highlights from the Occupy.com design contest


The occupy movement has inspired people around the world to stand up and let their voices be heard. To that end, Occupy.com put out an open call on 99designs to galvanize designers to create powerful imagery to symbolize the movement. The response was absolutely ASTOUNDING and we want to shine a light on the amazing […]

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“Are You the Platypus” design competition winner!

I am the Platypus

The Platypus has been chosen! The competition was tough and the designs are fantastic but there can be only one Platypus.

See who won the $9,999 prize….

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The game is afoot! (a.k.a. what are points?)

The Game is Afoot!

Some of you may have noticed a new element in your profile over the past week and let me just say this – the game is on! We’ve added some great game features like points and levels to designer profiles to make being a 99designer better than ever.

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UPDATE: staged contests – the remix!

Staged Contests - The Remix

We recently introduced a new Staged Contest model designed to save time for designers and contest holders and ultimately get the right people working together more quickly. We have been collecting feedback and taking a good hard look at the data to get a sense of how the new structure is working. So far so […]

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