99ers that are dominating 3D design

We’ve highlighted them before, but just couldn’t help showcasing even more amazing work from our 3D designer community. These incredible artists have brought fully fleshed-out characters to life, reimagined the environment around you and invented new products with the click of a mouse. Scroll down to see some of their breathtaking work! 3D head mold for a toy company Designer:... Read More

October 21st By

Trend Report: Ranking the styling of sleep apps

Among smartphone users’ many concerns, not getting good sleep ranks pretty high. In recent years, a deluge of “sleep tracking” apps have emerged – many offering similar capabilities: tracking REM cycles to fix poor sleeping patterns, waking you up at ideal times (through data), and sometimes even recording your sleep sounds for self-analysis. Even without considering... Read More

October 17th By

Check out some of the top 99ers from North and South America!

Rounding out our epic collection of 99ers around the world are our designers from North and South America! It’s been a whirlwind tour, so make sure that you review the rest of the collection as well: Africa and the Middle East, Southern and Western Europe, Northern and Eastern Europe, and Asia and Oceania. Thank you to... Read More

October 11th By

Fabulous 99ers from Eastern and Northern Europe

We’ve brought you Africa and the Middle East, Western and Southern Europe and Asia and Oceana. Now we’re heading North East to take a look through even more of our exciting European designers! Coming up, get excited for the Americas and Asia/Oceania. It’s the best work from 99ers all over the globe, forming one big bad design community right... Read More

October 4th By

iOS Updates, social media minimalism, rebrands & more design news

September was another big month for the design world. Big companies got some hefty facelifts, new businesses disrupted old and one big design festival gave us a sneak peek into the future. Perhaps it’s the change of the seasons that seems to make this a perfect time for a technological alteration. See the changes being made this month... Read More

October 1st By

Happy 100th birthday to modernist master, Tom Eckersley

Today marks the 100th birthday of modernist master, Tom Eckersley. A pioneer in poster design for more than six decades, Eckersley’s distinct style pairs minimal, flat forms with bold colors and contours. His talent for whittling down subject matter with deceiving ease continues to inspire designers around the world. From left to right: Health and safety poster;... Read More

September 30th By

Showing off the top designs from Asia and Oceania

We’ve made our way through Africa, the Middle East, and Southern and Western Europe, so now it’s time to move around the globe once more. Check out the best work from our designers in Asia and Oceania! Australia Designer: kookypops Contest: Natural Food Product – Packaging design. Bangladesh Designer: K99™ Contest: Calling all Dog lovers! Hong Kong Designer: Mason CV Contest: Help CodePath with a... Read More

September 27th By

A look inside some of the world’s greatest museum rebrands

Today, museums can’t simply rely on the merits of old objects and antiquated scholars. Smart phones, instant internet and ease of travel have added growing pressure to appeal to a globalized crowd. In a few quick clicks, museums must show what they stand for and what’s to be expected with a trip down their hallowed halls. While naysayers may complain that “branding” is too... Read More

September 26th By

An illustrated history of Munich’s Oktoberfest

It’s almost October, which means it’s time for Germany’s annual Oktoberfest in Bavarian Munich! Although the festival traditionally starts in the final weeks of September (it gets pretty cold in Germany as fall fades into winter), the name remains. And so does the beer-drinking, sausage-eating, general carousing at the biggest fun-festival in the world! Every year,... Read More

September 23rd By

The challenge of branding across languages

If you asked for the most general definition of a logo, you’d probably get something like “a mark that stands for a company or product.” The implication is that it doesn’t matter what the mark is; anything could work. But then, can we assume the effect of a logo is universal—even across languages? Apparently not, based on... Read More

September 17th By