Joerg Meinhardt shares his Logo & Web insights

Recently, we chatted with Logo & Web designer Joerg Meinhardt, an Austrian graphic designer based in Vienna, whose recent logo design and web template work caught our eye! It comes as no surprise to us that he loves exploring the very basics of visual communication and have a deep passion for minimalism and corporate design. He’s... Read More

May 12th By

Arthean’s identity & brand work keeps clients coming back for more

Zehra – or Arthean (as you probably know her) – has been an active designer on 99designs since 2012. Previously an architectural engineer, she found her creative niche in design and now works on brand and identity projects full time. Many of her winning designs have lead to long-term 1-to-1 projects on 99designs and enabled her to build an exceptional client portfolio (the client testimonials really... Read More

May 4th By

A 99designs community tribute to April 25

April 25th is a special day for Australians. On this date, in 1915, Australian and New Zealand soldiers banded together to take over Gallipoli Peninsula in Turkey to help the allied navies bring down the Ottoman Empire. The campaign took more than 8,000 Australian casualties and, 100 years on, the day is commemorated just as fiercely. As our own... Read More

April 24th By

Smashingbug makes PowerPoint designs shine

Didem Dönmez (aka Smashingbug) caught our eye with her outstanding PowerPoint designs. Her clean style and tight branding has captured the hearts of many clients on 99designs, bringing them back again and again. Here, we chat with this Istanbul-based freelance designer (and music producer!) about her creative career so far. Name: Didem Dönmez 99designs handle: smashingbug Location: Istanbul, Turkey CONTESTS... Read More

March 18th By

Click-worthy landing page designs from Dmitrij

It’s safe to say that Dmitrij Rassylnov, who goes by Dmitrij on 99designs, is an authority on web design—particularly landing pages. After winning 42 contests, you earn that designation. We had the opportunity to pick his brain about the web design process, and what most web designers are doing wrong. Plus, we catch up on... Read More

March 3rd By

Designer duo Lucadia turns their love into design success

At 99designs, our team is always enamored by stories of meaningful connections that spark long-lasting relationships between our designers and clients. After all, that is what we’re here for! But we were in for quite a surprise once we started getting to know the team behind designer account Lucadia. Yup, that’s right – team Lucadia consists of Luca Scalise and Nadia M.... Read More

February 13th By

2014’s ULTIMATE Top 9 winner shares some of his secrets

The votes have been counted and 2014’s ULTIMATE Top 9 at 99 winner (i.e. the best of the best) is Widakk! His logo design for Deep Brewing Co. wowed our community and is only one of his many great works. We were lucky enough to share some words with this excited and talented designer. His story... Read More

February 6th By

Handground takes their design from concept to prototype

Handground took crowdsourcing to the next level when they began working on the Precision Coffee Grinder. The idea was simple: use the power of crowdsourcing to develop a more consistent and sustainable coffee grinder. Thousands of coffee lovers from around the world put their heads together to conceptualize the new machine. Then they took the... Read More

February 3rd By

We chat with emerging interactive design wiz, MegaOptimus

After just six months of participation on 99designs, Djordje Makovic (aka MegaOptimus) has bowled us over with his aptitude for interactive designs: games, apps and other products that entail a dynamic give-and-take with the user. We spoke with him about how he transitioned from more conventional training to this exceptional skill set. Read on for our conversation. Name:... Read More

January 26th By

“Desainer Kampung” tells our Village Designers’ story in a new film

The documentary, Desainer Kampung (or “Village Designer”), recently aired on Indonesian TV about some of 99designs’ village designers. The film was made by of one of the finalists from the Eagle Awards, an annual documentary competition by Metro TV. The film is set in Kaliabu, a village where hundreds of people have taken on graphic design as a side job. Interest in... Read More

November 25th By