Vote for July’s Top 9 at 99

Vote for July’s Top 9 at 99

Our community uploads a new design every 1.5 seconds, which makes it really hard to choose our nine favorites each month, but we manage. Take a look at July’s finest winning designs, find some inspiration and vote for your favorite below. 1. St. Roch’s Bar St. Roch’s Bar is keeping Austin weird and celebrating the…

Can you spot a freelance graphic designer in the wild?
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Can you spot a freelance graphic designer in the wild?

It seems like everybody (especially Hollywood) has some pretty funny ideas about what it means to be a graphic designer. If you didn’t know any better, you’d think it’s a snap to pick out the freelance graphic designer in any crowd, anywhere in the world. Just look for somebody young, hip and single, chugging a bottomless mug…

We’ve got 150 million reasons to celebrate!
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We’ve got 150 million reasons to celebrate!

Designers, you did it! We’re thrilled to announce that our international community of graphic designers has collectively earned more than $150 million on 99designs. Thanks to your world-class talent and dedication, you have continued to make this the #1 freelance design marketplace on the planet. Since we started, 99designs has been committed to educating and…

Who will win July’s Creative Challengers?
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Who will win July’s Creative Challengers?

Every month, we pull together nine amazing designs that didn’t win the contest they entered—but still deserve our admiration. That’s why we’re asking you to vote for your favorite nominee by commenting below. And congratulations to methlop39 for winning last month’s Creative Challengers with their vibrant tequila label design. Vote for your favorite design in the comments below!

xzequteworx wins June’s Top 9 at 99!
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xzequteworx wins June’s Top 9 at 99!

It was a tight race, but in the end xzequteworx came out on top with their fantastical t-shirt illustration for audio company, Sweet Justice.  From the vibrant blues and oranges, to the whimsical octopus performing in a sound studio—this is one shirt we’re sure fans will be proud to wear. Here’s the design: And let’s not forget about the other…

Vote for June’s Top 9 at 99!
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Vote for June’s Top 9 at 99!

Now that summertime’s here, the competition is heating up with another round of Top 9 at 99! We’ve rounded up nine of June’s winning designs from every corner of our site—and now we want you to vote for the best. Browse the nominees below and scroll to the bottom to place your vote. Best of luck to this month’s nominees!…

The Mr. Smoking mascot gets a modern update

The Mr. Smoking mascot gets a modern update

Mascots are understood internationally and help companies tell a stronger story. They immediately personalize the brand, giving it a face and this is exactly what a brand needs: to convey emotions, build recognition and resonate with the consumer. Smoking®, a leading brand of cigarette paper, has always used design to the best of their advantage. Since their inception in 1879, the Spanish company has exported papers to more…

Top 5 tips for a kickass startup with Tim Ferriss
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Top 5 tips for a kickass startup with Tim Ferriss

Key’s in. Tank’s full. Engine’s revved. Now, let’s take your startup full throttle. Business innovator and investor Tim Ferriss, the best-selling author of The Four-Hour Work Week, is here with five quick tips to make sure your small business is firing on all cylinders. Ready? Let’s go.   1. Have no competition — What’s better…

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