The designers at 99designs trained hard. Illustration muscle was flexed. Design records were broken. Now a gold medal must be awarded to one of our nine favorite winning designs from this month.

Who will be this August’s Top 9 at 99? The decision is yours. Scroll to the bottom of the article to cast your vote!

1. Cosmic Coffee

cosmic coffee logo
by Sava Stoic

Cosmic Coffee is trying to change how the world experiences coffee, so designer Sava Stoic went for an out-of-this-world design with this logo.

2. Computer Frameworks illustration

scientist illustration
by ilustreishon

There is a whole lot of brainpower on display in this inspirational mural designed for the walls of IT consulting firm Computer Frameworks.

3. R74 Alpine Rum label

rum label
by art of modern rock

Eve isn’t the only one feeling tempted by the label for R74 rum, a top-shelf spirit with aromas of apple.

4. Spooning Cookie Dough label

spooning packaging
by katerina k

Who doesn’t love Spooning? The Berlin-based cookie dough company… what did you think we were talking about?

5. 8-bit app design

app design
by anisz

8-bit Bob Ross?! Anisz went there as part of a project creating 8-bit characters for a game design for the non-profit Protect Your Head.

6. 70s Science Fiction book cover

illustration
by Catoz

Having seen the cover for Randal L’s newest sci-fi book, we have to know what happens to that guy that literally has a monkey on his back.

7. Doggy Dates website

doggy-website
by 2ché

Thanks to this fun website design by 2ché, we are feeling pretty jelly of the lucky dogs that get to hang out at Yuppie Puppy doggy dates.

8. Howard’s Hope t-shirt

howards hope
by DiditRed

Like the fish featured in the design, these shirts flew above the competition to win over Howard’s Hope, a group helping disadvantaged children learn to swim.

9. Children’s book character

character
by RVST®

We are tooting designer RVST’s horn after he created this winning design for soccerpoet’s new children’s book.