Designer profile: adhocdaily

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We caught up with Maja Dakic, a.k.a. adhocdaily, about her work and her life since moving from Serbia to Australia. Read on for her recommendations of design resources for self-taught graphic artists, plus a peek at the thought process behind all of those simple yet distinctive logo designs of hers that we know and love. […]

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Hometown Designer Stories: Lance Craig

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Lance Craig has been working in the design biz for over a decade. Naturally, this has given him lots of knowledge about what it takes to make it as a designer – as well as what it takes to actually be a designer. We were lucky enough to have him sit down with us, talk […]

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Designer profile: Eren G.

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Eren came into a bit of fame when he won our much-hyped Community Contest for a redesign of the Charlotte Hornets’ logo this past December, but in fact he has been impressing clients on 99designs with his branding work and beautifully illustrated logos since 2010. And it’s not even his day job. Eren Gürbüz — Istanbul, […]

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In conversation with the WINNER of the Ultimate Top 9 at 99 2013…Sava Stoic

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In case you’re new around here, here’s what’s going on: once a month we hold a competition called “The Top 9 at 99” where we pick nine of the best winning designs submitted to 99designs in a month, and have our community vote on which one is their favorite. That person wins a prize, and […]

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Designer Profile: Hitron

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We have a lot of talented individuals and freelancers in our community, and we are proud to showcase them through our designer profiles. But designers are collaborators at heart and often find that their strengths are better funneled through a group working environment. Successful collaborations are something to celebrate and that is why we are […]

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A perfect designer-client match: Daivat and Sterling1913

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While there’s plenty of romance to be found in the world of graphic design, on Valentine’s Day we’d like to celebrate by showcasing a different kind of chemistry: a stellar designer-client relationship. As we all know, Design Cupid does not aim his arrow at every such professional pairing. In the case of designer Daivat and […]

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Think boardrooms are boring? Our Melbourne mural will change your mind

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Okay, we admit it. We have an office crush. Yep, we’re in love with our new office mural. In late November 2013, the 99designs team in Melbourne moved to a brand-spanking-new office in the inner-city suburb of Richmond. With a large open-plan space, it’s housed in a converted four-story warehouse building that can easily house […]

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Designer profile: miss_delaware

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Carolina Torres — Argentina 99designs handle: miss_delaware Projects won: 16 Portfolio: carolinatorres.com   Give us a bit of background: who are you? I’m a graphic designer with a degree from the University of Buenos Aires, Argentina. I have nine years of experience with graphic design. I still live in Buenos Aires, and I love to travel, […]

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Designer Profile: Ilustreishon

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Ilustreishon, aka Leonardo González, has got to be one of the coolest designers. He specializes in making some seriously edgy, deep, and dark illustrations, and proves the true breadth of the opportunities at 99designs. His work shows us worlds we could have never imagined, in a way that is created with astonishing skill and attention […]

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Designer Profile: 3AM3I

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As a designer, it’s very important to have a source of inspiration. For Croatian character designer Jelena Stupar, this inspiration comes in the form of years of practice, a devoted husband, the memory of her son (pictured below), and some super groovy music to get her in the designing mood. We chatted with her about […]

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