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

We’re proud to announce 99designs’ latest milestone!

As of this month, we’ve paid out a whopping $80 million dollars to our design community, and we couldn’t have done it without you! Your amazing talent, hard work and professionalism is what makes 99designs the strongest design marketplace in the world. Today, we span 196 countries with nine languages and 850,000 designers. 1-to-1 projects have seen... Read More

September 24th By

Announcing the winner of the Hershey logo contest!

For more than a century, The Hershey Company has delighted candy cravings around the world. With the announcement of their contemporary new logo, we couldn’t help but reach out to our community to see if they were also up for the challenge. So who’s the sweetest of the bunch? We’re excited to announce the winner of... Read More

September 19th By

Join us in protecting a free and open internet

The internet is built on the idea that all data should be treated equally. This level playing field has made it possible for companies like 99designs to grow, and, with that, for small businesses and designers to make meaningful connections. In the U.S., the FCC is considering a plan that would allow internet service providers to grant... Read More

September 10th By

Announcing the Hershey logo community contest!

For more than a century, The Hershey Company has provided the world with tons of confectionary treats including Twizzlers, Kit Kats, Reese’s and (of course) the famous Hershey Kiss. This week they unveiled their new logo and it’s been met with… a mixed reception. No matter what your opinion is about their new logo, it seems like the... Read More

September 3rd By

Let’s celebrate 99,999 Facebook Likes!

We did it! We passed 99,999 Likes on our Facebook page – and it’s all because of you, our amazing community. Thanks for keeping the 99designs page going strong with all of your comments, likes and shares! To celebrate this massive milestone, we’ve rounded a few of our most epic posts. Click on the links below to explore community highlights from... Read More

September 3rd By