We want to connect you with the right clients

Exciting things are brewing here at 99designs! As you’ve probably noticed, we’ve been working hard to improve the designer experience on our site. Our goal is to not only better connect you with clients, but help you maintain a long-lasting relationship with them afterwards. Building client relationships We respect that 99designs is a great way for designers... Read More

February 25th By

Introducing the 99designs Forum

Years of testing designer chats, social media pages and email volleys have taught our team that the 99designs community learns and grows in amazing ways when we’re all connected. Today we’re excited to announce the addition of another way we’re opening doors for communication. Ladies and gentlemen, we give you the 99designs Community Forum! The... Read More

February 18th By

Help us create the future of 99designs briefs

We’re reaching out to our design community to help group and sort some of our best designs by their style. It’s fun (we promise!) and you might even find your own designs in there. So what’s this game all about? They say a picture is worth a thousand words and there’s no question why: design and language are... Read More

January 21st By

A trio of meetups finish off the year in Indonesia

99designs Cafe December Tuesday, December 23 at Djuku Cafe, Makassar What could be more of a fitting end to 2014 than 99designs Cafe held in Makassar, Indonesia? This humble designer community from the northern part of Indonesia may be smaller than some of our other communities, but that doesn’t mean their passion is diminished. In fact, what... Read More

January 12th By

Looking back at 2014’s most epic collaborations on 99designs

2014 was an incredible year at 99designs – and it’s all thanks to you! In honor of the many amazing connections made across the world over the past twelve months, we’ve put together a collection of some of our favorite collaborations and milestones. From long-lasting creative partnerships to new initiatives like the 99designs Cafe launch... Read More

January 8th By

99nonprofits’ 12 Days of Design kicks off today!

From day one, 99designs has been part of a vibrant global community of designers and clients all around the world and remains passionate about giving back to these diverse communities. Through 99nonprofits, we help nonprofits succeed by giving away free design contest every month – supporting marketing efforts for organizations that make a positive impact on... Read More

December 1st By

A snapshot from October and November’s 99designs Cafe

October 99designs Cafe was back in Surabaya again last month on October 29th at Cafe Heerlijk at the Central Bank Library (Perpustakaan Bank Indonesia). To celebrate the Youth Pledge Day, which falls on the day before, we handed out red & white T-shirts, the colors representing the Indonesian flag. Big thanks to Cafe Heerlijk and the Perpustakaan Bank... Read More

November 28th 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

Celebrating the 25th anniversary of the Fall of the Berlin Wall

The Berlin Wall has become a historic symbol of Germany, memorialized through art work and the country’s memories. The day the Wall fell and the peaceful revolution that followed has not been forgotten. In honor of that monumental moment, we came up with a very special challenge for our German design community: create a poster... Read More

November 8th By

Make the most out of your designer profile

Presentation is the key to any professional activity and if there’s one place to make yourself shine, it’s on your profile page. Our goal at 99designs is to create the ultimate professional nexus between designers and businesses. The profile is often your first chance to impress clients searching for designers to invite to contests or 1-to-1 projects – and we’ll be the first to... Read More

October 20th By