Garrett99 picked a winning design in their logo design contest

For just $714 they received 1007 designs from 197 designers.

Here’s a peek at the client’s brief

Contest title

Title

99designs community contest: Help brand the New Orleans Pelicans!!

Subtitle

Make Pelicans cool for a potential new NBA brand. Real prize, real fun!

Background information

Name to incorporate in the logo

99designs

Description of the organization and its target audience

The professional NBA basketball team in New Orleans may change their name from the New Orleans Hornets to the New Orleans Pelicans. We thought it would be fun to see what our community is able to come up with for this new potential NBA brand.

For more details, check the blog post here: 

http://99designs.com/designer-blog/

*Note: this contest is being run by 99designs for fun only! (but the prize is real)

Industry

Sport

Visual style

Preferred logo types

  • An image or shape that is easily recognizable is used to represent your business.

  • Organization name enveloped by a pictorial element or shape.

  • A character or mascot to represent your business.

Values to communicate

Feminine
Masculine
Young
Mature
Luxury
Economical
Modern
Classic
Playful
Serious
Loud
Quiet
Simple
Complex
Subtle
Obvious

Color preferences

UPDATE 12/15:

We heard the new colors could be red, navy and gold. So feel free to submit designs with this color palette although it is not mandatory as we'd love to see what other color schemes you come up with. 

Sample logos

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