ilustreishon wins August’s Top 9 at 99!

ilustreishon wins August’s Top 9 at 99!

August’s Top 9 at 99 was a tight race–but in the end there can only be one winner. This month’s gold medal goes to ilustreishon! His masterful scientist-inspired mural will be a fantastic addition to the walls of IT consulting firm, Computer Frameworks. Thanks to everyone who participated this month and cast their vote. Let’s take another look at…

Vote for August’s Top 9 at 99

Vote for August’s Top 9 at 99

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.…

9 modern Munich-inspired posters from the 99designs community

9 modern Munich-inspired posters from the 99designs community

Following the success of our Oakland and Berlin community contests, our European office set out to launch another one; this time in search of an amazing Munich poster. The results were, once again, spectacular. Designers were asked to create a poster design related to Munich’s traditional character, without lapsing into stereotypes. They were welcome to play around with clichés like wheat beer, pretzels and bavarian sausages—so long as it…

The Olympics, illustrated
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The Olympics, illustrated

The Olympics comes but once every four years (well, two now that the Summer and Winter Games alternate, but we digress). This means three weeks of legendary athletic feats; stories of triumph and tragedy; and more sports statistics than you know what to do with. Wanna impress your friends with your Olympics trivia knowledge? 99designs can…

It’s time to vote for August’s Creative Challengers!
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It’s time to vote for August’s Creative Challengers!

Creative Challengers is back for August with another nine nominees! While these amazing designs didn’t win their respective contests, were giving them one more chance to take home a prize. Place your votes at the bottom of this article and we’ll announce the winner next month! Special shout out to HTCabz® for winning last month’s Creative Challengers…

12 free email templates from professional designers
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12 free email templates from professional designers

Are you making the best use of free email templates to grow your business? When it comes to response rates, email still dominates over newer channels of online marketing. In fact, McKinsey reported that email marketing is about 40 times more effective than Facebook or Twitter campaigns in helping businesses acquire new customers. That’s one…

Thisisremedy breathes new life into retro design
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Thisisremedy breathes new life into retro design

We’ve been longtime fans of Platinum designer, thisisremedy (aka Callum Humphreys). He joined 99designs back in 2014 to connect with a larger, more global client base—and his efforts have certainly paid off. Today, he’s a full-time freelancer with a diverse clientele ranging from food trucks to furniture stores. Throughout his many successes, there’s no doubt his fresh take on retro design has been the secret…

How we ran a diary study from within our product
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How we ran a diary study from within our product

At 99designs, we get a lot of customer feedback. But, like most businesses, most of it comes from customers AFTER they use our product (we survey them). Or, it is relayed second-hand from our support team. This feedback is valuable, but it doesn’t give us a fly-on-the-wall perspective of the customer’s experience as it unfolds.…

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