Winner
Entry #1389 - Logo design - by GREYdesigns

Yahoo! picked a winning design in their logo design contest

For just $429, they received 4,742 designs from 962 designers.

From logos and business cards to websites and stationery, you can get anything designed by running your own design contest on 99designs.

99designs Community Contest: Redesign the logo for Yahoo!

Guaranteed
$429

Custom Logo design package

Purchased for $429

(including 99designs fees)

By molly99designs
  • Last feedback - Wed, 14 Aug 2013 18:12:28 +0000
  • Feedback 99%
  • Refunds - 0

1

  • Open
  • The contest was open to all designers

2

  • Selected a winner
  • The contest holder awarded a winner

completed

Congratulations to the winner, GREYdesigns!
Show All All active Unrated 6 Rated Eliminated Withdrawn
Order by Time Rating
  1. 1
  2. 2
  3. 3
Next

Contest Discussion

Activity Stream

— 8 months, 1 week ago
Designer
Y! or yahoo or yahoo! Is it matter or not?
— 8 months, 1 week ago
99designs staff
It doesn't matter which version you would like to make. :)
— 8 months, 1 week ago
Designer
Hi Molly Can you extend this contest for some more good ideas?
— 8 months, 1 week ago
Contest holder
Done! It's been extended for 2 days to be a full 7 day contest.
— 8 months, 1 week ago
Contest holder

Hi all!

Thanks so much for all of your hard work. We have a couple of things we'd like to add after reviewing 1,800+ submissions!!

- A lot of designers are trying out a futuristic-blocky type design, which looks awesome and we are enjoying. We are DEFINITELY open to more styles, so don't stick to that strictly.

- Before submitting, think about whether you could picture the design on Yahoo!'s homepage. It should be clear/readable, contemporary, and original.

- If Yahoo! had a mascot or an icon in place of the words, what do you think it would look like?

- If you want to stick to a wordmark, please feel free to do so. But - if it's just a font - it probably will not stand out to us. Give your wordkmark something extra! Make it unique and identifiable!

Hope that helps! More specific feedback will go out later today.

Molly

— 8 months, 1 week ago
99designs staff

Hey guys,

Lets try to stray away from using eyes as the "OO"s. It's a little overdone. Also, I have been telling many designers to experiment with different colors--You don't have to use Yahoo! purple. Just make sure it is realistic enough to the point where you can see it on their website and their other platforms.

— 8 months, 1 week ago
Designer
hi Molly! think you shouldn't encourage use of non english, so we can all understand your comments ;)
— 8 months, 1 week ago
Contest holder
Hey ludibes!

All of the answers that I wrote in Indonesian have already been written in English. Not to worry! :)

Molly
— 8 months, 1 week ago
Contest holder

Hi designers!

We wrote a blog post on the contest - check it out; it may be helpful!

http://99designs.com/designer-blog/…of-change/

Molly

— 8 months, 1 week ago
Designer
matur suwun mbak yu, community kontes kontes niku maksutnya bagai mana ??
— 8 months, 1 week ago
Contest holder
Untuk informasi lebih lanjut tentang community kontes ini, silahkan baca blog post kami di: http://99designs.com/designer-blog/…of-change/
— 8 months, 1 week ago
Designer
woohoo... kontes bergaransi tanpa "locked" ya ?
— 8 months, 1 week ago
Contest holder
Iya, kontes ini garansi dan tidak akan di lock. CH untuk kontes ini adalah staff dari 99designs
— 8 months, 1 week ago
Designer
iki beneran hayo kape ganti logo yo ?
— 8 months, 1 week ago
Contest holder
Halo, kontes ini bukan official dari Yahoo!, tapi community kontes yang di host dari 99designs.
— 8 months, 1 week ago
Designer
seem like the 'ebay' logo redesign contest all over again :) anyway i think yahoo will preserve the color and exclamation mark so new logo should reflect that.
— 8 months, 1 week ago
Contest holder
Yeah! That's the idea. With this contest, though, we know that Yahoo! is going to stay linear with their current logo type (keep it as a wordmark), and we'd be curious to see what ideas 99designs designers would have if they changed it completely.

You can feel free to keep it a wordmark, or do something completely different - whatever you want!

Molly
— 8 months, 1 week ago
99designs staff

Hey guys!

I just want to remind all the designers to polish their ideas a little more. I know it's tough coming up with a concept for Yahoo!, but try to keep in mind what Yahoo! does as a company, and what it provides for you guys.

Keep up the good work!

— 8 months, 1 week ago
Designer
:)
— 8 months, 1 week ago
Contest holder
Woohoo!
— 8 months, 1 week ago
Designer
Is it must be purple? Thank you
— 8 months, 1 week ago
Contest holder
Doesn't have to be purple. Yahoo! is sticking to purple, but you can use whatever color you want to!
— 8 months, 2 weeks ago
Designer
Can you make it blind? And please raise the price because this is not just an ordinary logo :)
— 8 months, 1 week ago
Contest holder
Hey Zephyr!

This is a community contest run by 99designs, not run by Yahoo!. We'll be keeping it open, but don't worry - I'll be keeping a close eye on the contest to ensure no copying happens.

Molly
— 8 months, 1 week ago
Designer
How do I know if my design will have my credits? or if just an internal yahoo designer or design agency which is using this system to take advantage of the ideas and show the winner designer as the own creative design. Don't get me wrong! but I think the price is too low for the kind the company we are talking "and I think is kind of insulting to the community the price the offer for the company name".
— 8 months, 1 week ago
Contest holder
Hey there! This is an unofficial contest run by 99designs, just for fun (although there will be a prize winner). Yahoo! has already redesigned their new logo. I'll be keeping a close eye on the contest to ensure the winner and participants are true members of the 99 community.
— 8 months, 2 weeks ago
Contest holder

Hey Designers!

I'm excited to see entries already in - we will be giving feedback very soon and will start star-rating within a few hours.

You can expect feedback from me, molly99designs, as well as Melanie99 and fhijada99.

Thanks!

Molly