brian ZR got their new merchandise by running a design contest:
Gun Enthusiast Decor - Home is where the HEAT is!
Check out brian ZR's Merchandise contest…
We are a small Texas based company that sells novelty home decor.
What's your vision?
Looking for merchandising artwork with the words "Home is where the HEAT is", for use with cheeky gifts aimed at gun enthusiasts, Western themed decor, and man-caves. The idea is similar to the "We Don't Dial 911" home and yard decor idea. Possible applications include door mats, mugs/coasters, tin signs, wooden wall plaques, indoor rugs, gun safes, etc. The powerpoint attached was just a brief effort at a concept. Do not feel constrained by it, however. And I do not own the revolver artwork, so please do not use it. Also attached are some related product pictures that fairly closely approximate both the themes and design goals. Our intent is to have something that is fun but tasteful. The target demographic is gift buyers for male relations. Therefore the design mantra is: something a husband would appreciate, and a wife would allow in her home. Something that plays up to the "heart" of the original phrase is probably a bonus if it can be done well. For example, perhaps the "heat" in the shape of a heart. Or the revolver imagery in the shape of a heart. However, these are not necessary if it does not fit well. It must be simple and cannot have intricate details as it will likely be printed on imperfect mediums like coir mats, and intricate details will be lost. Also please no bullet holes, spatter or anything that is suggestive of violence. Please limit designs to 2 to 3 colors. Likely black and red, but other color ideas are welcome. We may also consider buying more than 1 design to use in product split testing. Thank you!
Every design category has flexible pricing for all budgets. Merchandise starts at $199.
Full copyright with production-ready files for digital and/or print.
It all began with a design brief.
A quick, interactive guide helped them understand their design style and captured exactly what they needed in their merchandise.
Designers across the globe delivered design magic.
brian ZR collaborated with designers to refine their ideas
When design entries come in, you can rate them so designers know what you’re looking for in your logo design.
99designs has great collaboration tools so you can pinpoint and capture your ideas
And then… they selected 3 winners!
Along the way, they met lots of talented designers…
We think contests are a super fun way to get design.
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