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…

Using F and Z patterns to create visual hierarchy in landing page designs
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Using F and Z patterns to create visual hierarchy in landing page designs

Sometimes designs are created meticulously and with great care, other times, haphazardly and almost unconsciously. Whether we do so intentionally or not, every time we design something, we give it a flow. The key is knowing how to control flow to accomplish our goals, particularly with something as focused as a landing page. How do you…

How to choose your wedding colors
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How to choose your wedding colors

One of the first decisions you’ll want to make when planning your wedding is choosing your wedding colors. After all, your choices will have a strong influence over many other important decisions—from dresses, flowers and invitations, down to the hue of the cocktails you’ll be serving. So while the decision is important, it doesn’t have…

10 Things you need to know about trademarking a logo
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10 Things you need to know about trademarking a logo

You’ve designed a logo to represent your business. Before sending that logo out into the world, you should consider how to protect the design, and the business behind it, through correct use of trademark law. The transition from concept to operation, from design to brand, is a crucial one. We answer the top ten questions about trademarking…

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!

Logo colors matter...

…a lot. Know what they mean and how to stand out in your industry.

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