Cup design contests: creative ideas from professional designers

There’s no better way to design a mug or cup design. Multiple designers will send you tons of ideas for your cups, and you’ll choose your favorite. No templates. No robots. No frustrating apps. Just a 100% unique cup design.

Completely custom cup design

We don’t do generic, templated design. With 99designs, you’ll get a bespoke cup or mug that sets you apart from the competition.
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Expert cup designers

All of our designers are hand-vetted and rated for their quality, so you’ll know you’re working with the best.
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Money-back guarantee

We’re your creative partner from start to finish. We offer free design consultations and 24/7 customer support. Still don’t like your cup? Get your money back.
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How a cup design contest works

Create a design brief.

1. Describe your perfect cup

Our interactive creative brief makes it simple to describe your design needs and set your budget.

Pick your winning design.

2. Get dozens of cup design ideas

Professional designers from all over the world enter your contest by sending you concepts. You’ll collaborate and give feedback to create the ideal mug or cup.

Get dozens of designs.

3. Pick a winning cup design

You’ll have seven days to work with designers. Then, you’ll select your favorite cup and we’ll transfer the copyright and send you the final files.

From cute cafes to festive food trucks, our designers do it all

We’ve been the leader in online graphic design since 2008. Check out our clients who love their cups.
£199
We recruit nannies and match them with families
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entries
26
designers
£189
Online retailer specialising in lighting, giftware and homewares....
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entries
19
designers
£149
We sell Gifts and Novelty items online
20
entries
7
designers
£149
Target audience is mainly women, and my products are hand made house hold and personal items. An example is a doorstop a
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entries
9
designers
£309
We are the UK's leading Online 100% Vegan Supermarket and Subscription Box service. We have an overall social following
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entries
10
designers
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£199
Starting up a ecommerce site selling kitchen and homeware products such as mugs, cups, coffee accessories such as cafeti
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entries
20
designers
£309
The nicest stuff's mission is to sell the best designed and best looking (aesthetically pleasing) products. The product
359
entries
20
designers
US$599 USD
Launching cups.com in 2018 as the world's largest e-commerce site for unique and high end cups/mugs with over 2,100 prod
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entries
12
designers
£149
The audience is people that have served in the Royal Air Force (RAF) and achieved a particular rank which was that of Ju
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entries
5
designers
£269
Vegan Subscription Box, branching out into the retail of other products....
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22
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Professional cups, no matter your budget

We guarantee that you’ll get a great cup design no matter what your budget is. Our higher-priced packages offer more experienced designers and more hands-on support.

Bronze
£149
Silver
£199
Gold
£319
Platinum
£469
Design concepts (approx.)
Design concepts (approx.)
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100% money-back guarantee
100% money-back guarantee
Full copyright ownership
Full copyright ownership
Mid & Top Level designers only
Mid & Top Level designers only
Top Level designers only
Top Level designers only
Dedicated manager
Dedicated manager
Prioritized support
Prioritized support

Cup & mug design FAQs

99designs is the most trusted source for graphic design online. We invented design contests and have been growing and improving our platform ever since. We offer:

    * Professional designers that are hand-vetted for quality
    * Collaboration tools that make the design process easy
    * Safe payment options for clients and designers

We promise you’ll get a completely custom design you’ll love, or we’ll give you your money back.
At 99designs, we’re dedicated to building the world’s largest community of talented, professional designers. Every designer must apply and be accepted to work on our platform. Designer applications are reviewed by human design experts, and accepted designers are classified as either Top, Mid or Entry-Level. At 99designs you can feel assured you’re working with an expert.
Yes. We offer a 100% money-back guarantee within 60 days of payment on all Design Contests, except those with a guaranteed designer prize and those that have entered the Final Round. You can also call us anytime to help you rewrite your brief, reopen your project to ensure you get a good result and help you pick a winning design. Remember, if we refund your contest, you aren’t legally entitled to use any of the designs submitted to your contest.

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