Music streaming services that rock great UI

Music streaming services have been divisive since the industry started, because everyone listens to their music in a different way. Hundreds of companies have popped up to cater both to artist and music fans’ niche interests in the marketplace. The industry has been hot lately; there’s a lot of competition – and more to come. Jay-Z and fellow... Read More

April 10th By


Announcing the winner of the Chefrunde Studytour USA contest!

Once again, 99designs had the the great opportunity of hosting Chefrunde Studytour USA. The tour connects editors and executives from Germany’s leading media companies with Silicon Valley and San Francisco tech companies to share some of the latest and greatest media developments. To welcome participants to the 99designs office, we asked our designer community to... Read More

April 8th By

8 design tips for high-converting landing pages

Designing an effective landing page takes a certain skill. Designers need to temporarily forget about their usual design approach and focus on the single most important goal of every landing page – conversion. Every design element is there to invite users in and motivate them to perform certain actions and direct their gaze to specific messages. The idea... Read More


Spring cleaning: 15 logos that simplified in 2015

Just as each spring we emerge from hibernation and make an effort to tidy our winter dens, so businesses have occasion to reflect on their logos: “Can we clean up our mark a little? Are all of these colors, lines and letters really necessary, or is a streamline in order?” The first quarter of 2015 has proven... Read More

March 31st By

Brewery labels that are keeping it crafty

You’ve probably been told “don’t judge a book by its cover.” The same might go for beer, but we’re pretty sure that people do it anyway. A small craft brewery might have the best beer in three states, but no one will take notice unless it has an eye-catching label. A craft beer label design doesn’t... Read More

March 29th By


Vote for your favorite March Madness team logo

March Madness is in full swing as the NCAA takes over US airwaves with The Sweet Sixteen, Elite Eight, Final Four — all sorts of alliterative words that have become part of our everyday lexicon, even if you don’t watch college basketball. It’s no secret that branding is a huge part of American university sports and campus... Read More

March 24th By

Show your work! Captivating sketches from 99designers

As a designer, you can probably relate to the power that a process sketch provides. It’s a loose way to quickly stream ideas out of your consciousness and onto paper without the complications of mouse clicks or digital barriers. Here you can problem solve differently, explore options swiftly and generate tons of different concepts that... Read More

March 21st By

Get inspired by these stunning Logo & Web designs!

It’s quite impressive what our designers can come up with – even if they’ve only just started using the Jimdo platform for our new Logo & Hosted Web category. Surely, Jimdo’s ease of use plays a big part, too. Below, we’ve picked 5 of the most popular Jimdo templates to showcase how 99designers are using their winning logo... Read More

March 19th By