DesignCrowd sky RSS/rssThe latest blog entries from One of the world's leading design platforms(c) 2010, DesignCrowd. All rights reserved.5The Easiest Way To Create A Stunning Leaf Logo/article/1554/The-Easiest-Way-To-Create-A-Stunning-Leaf-Logo-For-Your-StartupThe first thing that comes to mind when you think of leaf logo designs is that it’s a nature-related business or brand. However, that isn’t always the case. <br/><a href='/article/1554/The-Easiest-Way-To-Create-A-Stunning-Leaf-Logo-For-Your-Startup' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Wed, 04 Dec 2019 22:55:31 GMT/article/1554/The-Easiest-Way-To-Create-A-Stunning-Leaf-Logo-For-Your-StartupInfographic : What You Need to Create Top Quality Web Design/article/1555/what-you-need-to-create-top-quality-web-designYour web design and layout play a major role in keeping visitors to your site. 38% of users will leave a website if its layout is unappealing. 88% of customers won’t return to a website after a negative experience. <br/><a href='/article/1555/what-you-need-to-create-top-quality-web-design' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Wed, 27 Nov 2019 23:40:31 GMT/article/1555/what-you-need-to-create-top-quality-web-designHow To Make An Awesome Gaming Logo For Your YouTube Channel/article/1546/How-To-Make-An-Awesome-Gaming-Logo-For-Your-YouTube-ChannelVideo games have been around for a long time that some have even created their channel on YouTube to share their game play. With thousands of video gamers in the world, the industry has never been this more popular. <br/><a href='/article/1546/How-To-Make-An-Awesome-Gaming-Logo-For-Your-YouTube-Channel' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Wed, 27 Nov 2019 01:03:47 GMT/article/1546/How-To-Make-An-Awesome-Gaming-Logo-For-Your-YouTube-Channel33 Best Lettermark Logos And Their Evolution/article/1541/33-Best-Lettermark-Logos-And-Their-EvolutionLettermark or monogram logo is a type of logo design that consists of letters. The letters are often designed to represent a brand's initial with designers adding a creative touch to the overall logo design. Because it is a typography-based design, the logos often pass as simple and minimalist with ... <br/><a href='/article/1541/33-Best-Lettermark-Logos-And-Their-Evolution' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Wed, 20 Nov 2019 05:37:06 GMT/article/1541/33-Best-Lettermark-Logos-And-Their-EvolutionTop 10 Best Logo Designs to Inspire You/article/1544/top-10-best-logo-designs-to-inspire-youYour logo is the face of your company. It’s often the first thing that people will notice when they engage with your brand. Furthermore, it will be the last thing they’d remember long after they’ve done business with you. This is why many entrepreneurs are taking the time and effort to have the perf... <br/><a href='/article/1544/top-10-best-logo-designs-to-inspire-you' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Wed, 20 Nov 2019 03:33:03 GMT/article/1544/top-10-best-logo-designs-to-inspire-you6 Common Misconceptions of Custom Design Explained/article/1535/6-common-misconceptions-of-custom-design-explainedBranding is a vital part of any business. It defines you and helps you build your reputation in the industry. A well-thought-out branding attracts potential customers and builds trust among other organizations. Furthermore, it helps increase your business value. <br/><a href='/article/1535/6-common-misconceptions-of-custom-design-explained' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Fri, 15 Nov 2019 03:16:45 GMT/article/1535/6-common-misconceptions-of-custom-design-explainedHow to Create An Innovating And Inspiring Startup Logo/article/1540/How-to-Create-An-Innovating-And-Inspiring-Startup-LogoA start-up comes with a varying definition, but one thing is clear: it refers to a new company or venture working together to solve a certain problem. Most start-up usually focus on innovating an existing technology or creating a new one to make the world a better place. <br/><a href='/article/1540/How-to-Create-An-Innovating-And-Inspiring-Startup-Logo' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Wed, 13 Nov 2019 05:30:37 GMT/article/1540/How-to-Create-An-Innovating-And-Inspiring-Startup-Logo42 Beautifully Designed Abstract Logos of Big Brands/article/1514/42-Beautifully-Designed-Abstract-Logos-of-Big-BrandsAbstract is a visual language of form, shape, color, and line. They are often characterized by the efficient and creative use of geometrical shapes and spaces. The abstract design is often associated with colorful paintings, unidentifiable forms, and strange shapes. <br/><a href='/article/1514/42-Beautifully-Designed-Abstract-Logos-of-Big-Brands' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Wed, 06 Nov 2019 00:20:29 GMT/article/1514/42-Beautifully-Designed-Abstract-Logos-of-Big-Brands32 Fantastic Supergirl Logos For Powerful Brands/article/1513/32-Fantastic-Supergirl-Logos-For-Powerful-BrandsIf you are feeling the 'girl power' and would like to reflect that to your brand's business, a Supergirl logo is a good logo to represent your business. Here's why! <br/><a href='/article/1513/32-Fantastic-Supergirl-Logos-For-Powerful-Brands' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Wed, 30 Oct 2019 23:56:56 GMT/article/1513/32-Fantastic-Supergirl-Logos-For-Powerful-Brands29 Trucking Company Logos To Give Your Business A Boost/article/1512/29-Trucking-Company-Logos-To-Give-Your-Business-A-BoostDo you own a trucking company? Or maybe a courier service, or a logistics company? If yes, then a professional trucking company logo will help your company acquire clients who are looking for your services! <br/><a href='/article/1512/29-Trucking-Company-Logos-To-Give-Your-Business-A-Boost' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Wed, 23 Oct 2019 23:36:43 GMT/article/1512/29-Trucking-Company-Logos-To-Give-Your-Business-A-Boost40 Iconic Logo Examples For Influential Brands/article/1511/40-Iconic-Logo-Examples-For-Influential-BrandsAn icon is a graphic representation of a person or a brand. They are symbols that are striking, relevant, and can be easily recognized. As a business owner, having just any logo will not be enough especially if you are aiming for brand popularity and easy recognition in your targeted market. An icon... <br/><a href='/article/1511/40-Iconic-Logo-Examples-For-Influential-Brands' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Wed, 16 Oct 2019 23:14:01 GMT/article/1511/40-Iconic-Logo-Examples-For-Influential-Brands35 Impressive Logos For Your Wrestling Team/article/1510/35-Impressive-Logos-For-Your-Wrestling-TeamWrestling is both an art and entertainment that combines theatrical performance and athletics. It's a popular sport that is also performed in the Olympics where it is supervised under the United World Wrestling. There are several types of wrestling which include sumo wrestling, amateur wrestling and... <br/><a href='/article/1510/35-Impressive-Logos-For-Your-Wrestling-Team' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Wed, 09 Oct 2019 00:54:13 GMT/article/1510/35-Impressive-Logos-For-Your-Wrestling-Team30 Letter M Logos For Metro Services/article/1509/30-Letter-M-Logos For Metro ServicesMetro logos are useful in the transportation or metro services in cities for commuters to easily transport from one place to another. For travelers, metros are a great way to get lost with the locals and explore the city and its nearby areas too. But what if the metro logo is not as prominent or as ... <br/><a href='/article/1509/30-Letter-M-Logos For Metro Services' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Wed, 02 Oct 2019 00:28:53 GMT/article/1509/30-Letter-M-Logos For Metro Services30 Air Force Logos To Get Your Business Off The Ground/article/1508/30-Air-Force-Logos-To-Get-Your-Business-Off-The-GroundAn Air Force logo is popular for Air Force-based organizations within its branch. It can either be for a club or a team of players, a training team, or maybe a special unit. Aside from those mentioned, the Air Force logo is a favorite for those who are opening a defense and security-themed business ... <br/><a href='/article/1508/30-Air-Force-Logos-To-Get-Your-Business-Off-The-Ground' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Wed, 25 Sep 2019 23:58:25 GMT/article/1508/30-Air-Force-Logos-To-Get-Your-Business-Off-The-Ground39 Scooter Logos To Kick Your Business Into High Gear/article/1507/39-Scooter-Logos-To-Kick-Your-Business-Into-High-GearScooters are a type of motorcycle with a step-through frame and a platform and a platform for the rider's feet. They are popular in countries like Europe and in some parts of Asia. With their popularity, it's no surprise that many businesses are also catering to scooter users, are using scooters to ... <br/><a href='/article/1507/39-Scooter-Logos-To-Kick-Your-Business-Into-High-Gear' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Wed, 18 Sep 2019 23:44:26 GMT/article/1507/39-Scooter-Logos-To-Kick-Your-Business-Into-High-Gear35 Motorbike Logos To Go Full Throttle/article/1506/35-Motorbike-Logos-To-Go-Full-ThrottleMotorbike logos are often used for exclusive clubs and organizations for bikers. But they are also a favorite for service shops specializing in motorcycles, gear, accessories, and automotive shops as well as motorcycle dealers. <br/><a href='/article/1506/35-Motorbike-Logos-To-Go-Full-Throttle' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Wed, 11 Sep 2019 23:11:01 GMT/article/1506/35-Motorbike-Logos-To-Go-Full-Throttle46 Champions Logos For Your Football Team/article/1505/46-Champions-Logos-For-Your-Football-TeamFootball is a popular sport in the world with millions of players and fans. With its huge following, it's no wonder that a lot of institutions have created their football schools, clubs, and team to train potential athletes. This clubs often have cool football team logos proudly representing them in... <br/><a href='/article/1505/46-Champions-Logos-For-Your-Football-Team' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Wed, 04 Sep 2019 22:44:58 GMT/article/1505/46-Champions-Logos-For-Your-Football-Team60 Wing Logos To Get Your Dream Off The Ground/article/1504/60-Wing-Logos-To-Get-Your-Dream-Off-The-GroundWings are objects that symbolize speed, flight, and freedom. Often, it is used in the aviation industry especially in airlines, but wing logos are not just limited to this industry. In fact a lot of other businesses make use of a wing logo like the automotive industry and food service. <br/><a href='/article/1504/60-Wing-Logos-To-Get-Your-Dream-Off-The-Ground' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Wed, 28 Aug 2019 06:28:39 GMT/article/1504/60-Wing-Logos-To-Get-Your-Dream-Off-The-Ground67 Stylish Barber Shop Logo Design Ideas/article/1503/67-Stylish-Barber-Shop-Logo-Design-IdeasBarber shops, hairdressers and beauty salons never really get out of style. People will always have time to go to the salon and barber shops to get their hair done and be pampered for a while. It's no wonder that business in this sector of the beauty industry is still alive and booming. If you are t... <br/><a href='/article/1503/67-Stylish-Barber-Shop-Logo-Design-Ideas' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Wed, 21 Aug 2019 06:01:25 GMT/article/1503/67-Stylish-Barber-Shop-Logo-Design-Ideas30 Powerful Cannon Logo Ideas/article/1502/30-Powerful-Cannon-Logo-IdeasCannon images are usually referred to as armies and security. Its intimidating figure often sparks fear and excitement. But cannons are not just crucial figures for wars and armies. They can also be used as a cool canon logo design for various businesses. <br/><a href='/article/1502/30-Powerful-Cannon-Logo-Ideas' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Wed, 14 Aug 2019 05:15:01 GMT/article/1502/30-Powerful-Cannon-Logo-Ideas51 Angel Logos To Make Your Business Fly/article/1501/51-Angel-Logos-To-Make-Your-Business-Fly<p>An angel symbolizes faith, hope, trust, and devotion. They are described to be gentle, loving and kind. But not all images of angels can be found in the <a href="/article/1095/49-church-logos">church</a> and holy places. Sometimes they can be in business logo designs t... <br/><a href='/article/1501/51-Angel-Logos-To-Make-Your-Business-Fly' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Wed, 07 Aug 2019 04:41:10 GMT/article/1501/51-Angel-Logos-To-Make-Your-Business-Fly45 Shoe Logos To Get On The Right Foot/article/1500/45-Shoe-Logos-To-Get-On-The-Right-FootMajority of the popular shoe brands of today don't have the image of a shoe in their distinctive logos. Most of them are focused on easy-to-remember brand logos like the check mark of Nike or the star of converse. However, if you are only starting a shoe business and would like to compete with giant... <br/><a href='/article/1500/45-Shoe-Logos-To-Get-On-The-Right-Foot' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Wed, 31 Jul 2019 03:46:56 GMT/article/1500/45-Shoe-Logos-To-Get-On-The-Right-Foot45 Pirate Logo Design Ideas/article/1499/45-Pirate-Logo-Design-IdeasPirate logos are one of the most versatile logo themes for businesses and brands today. You can see the logo design being used in kid play centers, food shops, restaurants, websites, shops and of course, in sports team. They can vary in style and aesthetics depending on the vibe of the brand/busines... <br/><a href='/article/1499/45-Pirate-Logo-Design-Ideas' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Wed, 24 Jul 2019 03:26:37 GMT/article/1499/45-Pirate-Logo-Design-Ideas33 Martial Arts Logos For A Winning Branding/article/1498/33-Martial-Arts-Logos-For-A-Winning-Branding<p>Images of skulls, warriors, flags, balls, and dumbbells are common logo designs for sports clubs, teams and <a href="/article/1116/70-fitness-logos-for-personal-trainers-gyms--yoga-studios">fitness centers</a>. Aside from those, however, martial arts logo can also make... <br/><a href='/article/1498/33-Martial-Arts-Logos-For-A-Winning-Branding' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Wed, 17 Jul 2019 02:57:06 GMT/article/1498/33-Martial-Arts-Logos-For-A-Winning-Branding60 Ball Logos For Sports, Clubs, Teams And Tournaments/article/1497/60-Ball-Logos-For-Sports-Clubs-Teams-And-TournamentsBall logo designs are favorite logos for <a href="/article/807/25-winning-sports-logos-crowdsourced-online">sports</a> clubs, teams and tournaments. Rightly so as they are the best representation for any sport. But using ball logos does not mean you can't go overboard wit... <br/><a href='/article/1497/60-Ball-Logos-For-Sports-Clubs-Teams-And-Tournaments' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Wed, 10 Jul 2019 00:50:13 GMT/article/1497/60-Ball-Logos-For-Sports-Clubs-Teams-And-Tournaments59 Warrior Logos To Get You Ready For Battle/article/1496/59-Warrior-Logos-To-Get-You-Ready-For-BattleWarrior logos are often used for teams, clubs, and game shops. These logos are perfect for brands who want to be seen as tough and tenacious as some of the legendary warriors of the past. Warriors like Vikings, ninjas, samurais, and Spartans are some of the popular centerpieces for these logo design... <br/><a href='/article/1496/59-Warrior-Logos-To-Get-You-Ready-For-Battle' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Wed, 03 Jul 2019 23:55:37 GMT/article/1496/59-Warrior-Logos-To-Get-You-Ready-For-Battle62 Cool Monster Logo Ideas/article/1410/62-cool-monster-logo-ideasAdd the cool factor to your brand with a monster logo design. Make your monster logo strong and scary or cute and cuddly. This type of mascot logo suits a wide variety of business types and industry verticals. Check out 62 monster logo ideas to get your creative juices flowing! <br/><a href='/article/1410/62-cool-monster-logo-ideas' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Sun, 30 Jun 2019 11:08:00 GMT/article/1410/62-cool-monster-logo-ideas30 Cricket Logos For Clubs and Teams/article/1411/30-cricket-logos-for-clubs-and-teamsWhether you're in a school team or playing in a cricket club, every team needs a logo to unite behind. Check out 30 fantastic logos that go beyond the traditional cricket bat and a ball designs to create a memorable logo for your club. <br/><a href='/article/1411/30-cricket-logos-for-clubs-and-teams' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Fri, 28 Jun 2019 12:12:25 GMT/article/1411/30-cricket-logos-for-clubs-and-teams29 Navy Logos To Get Your Business Shipshape/article/1414/29-navy-logosThe navy logo is a popular logo theme for a variety of businesses, from fashion to sports clubs, restaurants, cafes and security businesses. If you need a navy logo for your business or event then check out 29 navy logos to get your branding shipshape. <br/><a href='/article/1414/29-navy-logos' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Wed, 26 Jun 2019 10:53:08 GMT/article/1414/29-navy-logos33 Awesome Cowboy Logo Design Ideas/article/1412/33-awesome-cowboy-logo-design-ideasCowboys represent a fun, rugged, and independent spirit that is attractive to businesses as diverse as fashion, music, technology and hospitality. Do you want to inject some attitude into your brand? If so, check out these 33 awesome cowboy logo designs handpicked to inspire your logo project. <br/><a href='/article/1412/33-awesome-cowboy-logo-design-ideas' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Tue, 25 Jun 2019 12:18:43 GMT/article/1412/33-awesome-cowboy-logo-design-ideas29 Winning Polo Logo Ideas For Sports Clubs/article/1413/29-polo-logosIf you are looking for a professional polo logo to modernize your Polo Club, or perhaps you just love horse logos (or logos featuring horse riding mallet carrying players), then check out 29 handpicked classy polo logos to boost your creativity. <br/><a href='/article/1413/29-polo-logos' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Mon, 24 Jun 2019 10:43:44 GMT/article/1413/29-polo-logos54 Marine Logo Ideas That Make a Splash/article/1415/54-marine-logo-ideas-that-make-a-splashDo you need a cool marine logo design for your business or event? Check out 54 stunning marine logo ideas for coast based businesses from travel and tourism to coffee shops and restaurants, sail boats and fishing businesses. <br/><a href='/article/1415/54-marine-logo-ideas-that-make-a-splash' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Sat, 22 Jun 2019 10:00:46 GMT/article/1415/54-marine-logo-ideas-that-make-a-splash54 Horse Logos to Power Your Business/article/1416/54-horse-logos-to-power-your-businessWant to add some horsepower to your business? Try a horse logo design! We've handpicked 54 stunning horse logo designs that show creative and versatile the horse logo can be for a variety of businesses. <br/><a href='/article/1416/54-horse-logos-to-power-your-business' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Wed, 19 Jun 2019 04:01:00 GMT/article/1416/54-horse-logos-to-power-your-business30 sky Logo Design Ideas For Your sky/article/1407/30-blog-logo-design-ideasAre you an aspiring blogger, or a seasoned pro? Whether you need a travel blogger logo, photography blog logo, food logo or a health blog logo, check out this list of 30 blog logo ideas to inspire your blog rebrand today! <br/><a href='/article/1407/30-blog-logo-design-ideas' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Wed, 22 May 2019 09:15:40 GMT/article/1407/30-blog-logo-design-ideas30 Terrific Tree Logo Ideas For Inspiration/article/1406/30-tree-logo-ideasLooking for a tree logo for your business? Do you need inspiration on how and where to use the tree logo? See 30 terrific tree logos used across a variety of industries to get your creative juices flowing! <br/><a href='/article/1406/30-tree-logo-ideas' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Tue, 21 May 2019 09:12:09 GMT/article/1406/30-tree-logo-ideas33 Sweet Pineapple Logo Ideas To Funk Up Your Brand/article/1405/33-sweet-pineapple-logo-ideasLooking for a cool or quirky logo ideas for your business or event? Here are 33 funky pineapple logos that proce the fruit's distinct appearance makes it a versatile option for businesses across food to fashion, jewelry, real estate to media and publishing. <br/><a href='/article/1405/33-sweet-pineapple-logo-ideas' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Sat, 18 May 2019 04:54:09 GMT/article/1405/33-sweet-pineapple-logo-ideas51 Stunning Letter K Logo Design Ideas/article/1403/51-letter-k-logosNeed a lettermark logo for your business? If so, whether you need an initial logo or a text logo design, we've compiled a stunning list of 51 ultra modern letter K logos to help you learn the creative possibilities of this versatile letter. <br/><a href='/article/1403/51-letter-k-logos' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Fri, 17 May 2019 00:00:29 GMT/article/1403/51-letter-k-logos49 Modern Golf Logo Ideas To Get You On Par/article/1402/49-modern-golf-logo-ideas-to-get-you-on-parWhether you're opening a golf course, launching a golf apparel shop, starting a coaching business, or perhaps you're a golf podcaster, here are 49 golf logo ideas your customers will remember! <br/><a href='/article/1402/49-modern-golf-logo-ideas-to-get-you-on-par' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Thu, 16 May 2019 02:53:31 GMT/article/1402/49-modern-golf-logo-ideas-to-get-you-on-par50 Castle Logo Design Ideas To Delight You/article/1401/50-castle-logo-design-ideas50 delightful castle logos for businesses in financial services, property and real estate to security and restaurants, child-based businesses, healthcare and online gaming teams. <br/><a href='/article/1401/50-castle-logo-design-ideas' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Wed, 15 May 2019 07:44:31 GMT/article/1401/50-castle-logo-design-ideas44 Car Logo Ideas For Added Horsepower/article/1404/44-car-logo-ideasDo you operate a car repair business or a transport and logistics company? Do you need an eye-catching logo for your business or event? If so, we've curated 44 red hot car logos for all the car lovers plus we'll show you how to get a cheap car logo. <br/><a href='/article/1404/44-car-logo-ideas' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Mon, 13 May 2019 09:00:21 GMT/article/1404/44-car-logo-ideas50 Awesome Army Logo Ideas That Will Grab Your Attention/article/1386/50-awesome-army-logosStarting a security business? Love military design? Need an army logo for your business or event? A professional logo design will help your business connect with customers and build trust. See 50 awesome army logos for the best logo ideas today! <br/><a href='/article/1386/50-awesome-army-logos' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Thu, 28 Mar 2019 08:22:09 GMT/article/1386/50-awesome-army-logos30 Charity Logos For Non Profits and NGOs/article/1384/30-charity-logos-for-non-profits-and-ngosWhatever the purpose of your NGO or non-profit, a professional charity logo will engage your target audience and move people to help the cause. Need a logo? See 30 striking charity logos to inspire you! <br/><a href='/article/1384/30-charity-logos-for-non-profits-and-ngos' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Wed, 27 Mar 2019 07:26:55 GMT/article/1384/30-charity-logos-for-non-profits-and-ngos25 Mardi Gras Logos To Celebrate Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras 2019/article/1353/25-mardi-gras-logosHappy Mardi Gras, Sydney! We've collected an eclectic mix of 25 heart logos, rainbow logos and Pride logos to celebrate the 2019 Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras. <br/><a href='/article/1353/25-mardi-gras-logos' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Fri, 01 Mar 2019 09:20:03 GMT/article/1353/25-mardi-gras-logos32 Hot Pink Logo Design Ideas To Make You Blush/article/1349/32-hot-pink-logosPink is a polarizing color. Pink is misunderstood. Pink has moved far beyond florists, yoga centers, fashion apparel or beauty industry. From dentists to telcos and cryptocurrencies, this color can surprise and delight customers when it's least expected. See 32 crazy cool pink logo designs! <br/><a href='/article/1349/32-hot-pink-logos' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Thu, 28 Feb 2019 08:18:19 GMT/article/1349/32-hot-pink-logos50 Fierce Lion Logo Ideas To Make You Roar /article/1342/50-lion-logo-ideasDo you want your company logo to embody the qualities of courage, confidence, and intelligence? Then you need to harness the power of the king of the jungle and join us on a wild safari into the world of 50 fierce lion logo ideas for 2019. <br/><a href='/article/1342/50-lion-logo-ideas' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Wed, 27 Feb 2019 01:11:10 GMT/article/1342/50-lion-logo-ideasHow To Rebrand Your Restaurant For Success/article/1341/how-to-rebrand-your-restaurantIn the cut-throat world of a restaurant or cafe business, it's essential to establish a strong brand that will stay relevant. Guest author Cloe Matheson dives into how to rebrand your restaurant or hospitality business for success. <br/><a href='/article/1341/how-to-rebrand-your-restaurant' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Tue, 26 Feb 2019 02:06:00 GMT/article/1341/how-to-rebrand-your-restaurant53 Orange Logos To Give Your Business A Fresh Twist/article/1338/53-orange-logosFrom the fruit's attractive circular shape or its vibrant hue, orange is a cool trend in logo design. 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If your creative brief is like a map that points out to designers the direction you'd like them to take for your design project, then feedback is the compass designers need help them understand how near or far from the destin... <br/><a href='/article/1044/how-to-provide-better-feedback-to-designers' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Sun, 19 Nov 2017 23:57:36 GMT/article/1044/how-to-provide-better-feedback-to-designersHow To Ensure Your Branding Is Right For Your Target Market/article/1045/how-to-ensure-your-branding-is-right-for-your-target-marketGeographical entanglements in brands are inescapable, because brands are either situated in - or strongly associated with a certain place. 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Here are seven reasons why outsourcing your web design build is a sound decision. <br/><a href='/article/1043/7-reasons-why-outsourcing-your-web-design-is-your-best-option' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Wed, 18 Oct 2017 23:10:31 GMT/article/1043/7-reasons-why-outsourcing-your-web-design-is-your-best-optionProduct Update: Mini Contests and Designer Star Ratings/article/1042/product-update-mini-contests-and-designer-star-ratingsWe've launched a new product called mini contests. This new contest format is shorter than unlimited contests and restricted to a small pool of designers with an average star rating of 2.5 or higher. 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We analyse 10 startups logos and explain the secret to their design success. <br/><a href='/article/1041/anatomy-of-10-top-startup-logos-from-2017' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Sun, 08 Oct 2017 01:53:17 GMT/article/1041/anatomy-of-10-top-startup-logos-from-20177 Tips for Designing a Website that Ranks in Google/article/1040/7-tips-for-designing-websites-that-rank-on-searchGuest writer and online marketing specialist Kevin Ocasio, shares seven top tips to boost your website all the way to the top. Think proven SEO tactics, targeted content content, responsive design and image optimisation, to get you started. Read on! <br/><a href='/article/1040/7-tips-for-designing-websites-that-rank-on-search' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Thu, 14 Sep 2017 02:35:59 GMT/article/1040/7-tips-for-designing-websites-that-rank-on-searchInfographic: What does it take to create a logo?/article/1039/what-does-it-take-to-create-a-custom-logoIndependent freelancing is booming. 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Visit for more helpful hints and tips to boost your designer skills. <br/><a href='/article/1024/knotting-a-nail-photoshop-tutorial' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Thu, 29 Jun 2017 08:22:15 GMT/article/1024/knotting-a-nail-photoshop-tutorial5 Ways To Launch Your Product Offline/article/1021/5-ways-to-launch-your-product-offlineHow to effectively incorporate offline campaigns into your launch/marketing strategy that gain traction, entice customers and boost the significance of your brand. <br/><a href='/article/1021/5-ways-to-launch-your-product-offline' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Mon, 26 Jun 2017 08:40:15 GMT/article/1021/5-ways-to-launch-your-product-offlineClassic Artworks Given The Hipster Look/article/1022/classic-artworks-given-the-hipster-lookDesignCrowd challenged it's creative community to grab a high-res photo of a famous artwork featuring a portrait, and accessorize/hipsterize it. <br/><a href='/article/1022/classic-artworks-given-the-hipster-look' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Fri, 23 Jun 2017 08:04:17 GMT/article/1022/classic-artworks-given-the-hipster-lookEnhancing Eyes With Dodge And Burn Photoshop Tutorial/article/1020/enhancing-eyes-with-dodge-and-burn-photoshop-tutorialThis Photoshop tutorial guides you through the steps for enhancing eyes with dodge and burn. 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Learn how to adjust the layers, colors, and shapes to create the realistic effect of a wave. 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Learn how to adjust the layers, colors, and shapes to create the effect of covering a stone cairn in snow and ice. Visit for more helpful hints and tips to boost your designer skill... <br/><a href='/article/986/snow-ice-and-overpainting-photoshop-tutorial' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Thu, 23 Mar 2017 08:22:50 GMT/article/986/snow-ice-and-overpainting-photoshop-tutorialDesigner's Guide to Submitting Work to Design Contests/article/985/design-contest-submission-guidelinesAre you new to the DesignCrowd community or just need a refresher on the designer submission guidelines? Check out our recommendations on the do's and don'ts when submitting your design work. 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And that is seen no more clearly than in logos for camera and photography brands. Given their business is beautiful and engaging imagery, it's no surprise the designs they choose to use for their branding maintain a similar focus. <br/><a href='/article/948/fabulous-photography-logos-and-camera-designs' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Sat, 12 Nov 2016 08:19:21 GMT/article/948/fabulous-photography-logos-and-camera-designsBusiness Color Palettes - How to Create a Color Palette That Reflects Your Business/article/268/business-color-palettes--how-to-create-a-color-palette-that-reflects-your-businessBy combining this color chart and your understanding of your target market, you can provide designers with a good starting point - but always remember to leave it to them to find combinations that are visually appealing. <br/><a href='/article/268/business-color-palettes--how-to-create-a-color-palette-that-reflects-your-business' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Thu, 10 Nov 2016 08:18:21 GMT/article/268/business-color-palettes--how-to-create-a-color-palette-that-reflects-your-businessDesignCrowd launches Payoneer!/article/947/designcrowd-launches-payoneerWe're excited to announce that Payoneer is now available to designers on DesignCrowd. 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Here is how: <br/><a href='/article/933/how-crowdsourcing-your-logo-helps-discover-what-you-actually-want' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Mon, 17 Oct 2016 08:30:10 GMT/article/933/how-crowdsourcing-your-logo-helps-discover-what-you-actually-wantA Designer's Guide To Using Grid Layout In Projects/article/932/a-designers-guide-to-using-grid-layout-in-projectsWant to create quick and balanced designs? One trick is understanding grid layouts. The importance of grid layouts allows your designs to have a structure. <br/><a href='/article/932/a-designers-guide-to-using-grid-layout-in-projects' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Thu, 13 Oct 2016 08:34:24 GMT/article/932/a-designers-guide-to-using-grid-layout-in-projects7 Things To Look For In A Graphic Designer/article/930/what-to-look-for-in-a-graphic-designerDon't know anyone to design your logo, website, or business cards? 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Scroll down to see some of the most engaging and in-your-face images from our galleries. <br/><a href='/article/917/out-of-bounds-photo-effect-examples' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Fri, 05 Aug 2016 08:53:05 GMT/article/917/out-of-bounds-photo-effect-examples20 Effective And Engaging Monogram Logo Designs/article/916/20-monogram-logo-designsThe great advantage of a monogram logo is it doesn't rely on just color to make the company stand out, it's the shape that makes it unique. 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Visit for more helpful hints and tips to boost your designer skills. <br/><a href='/article/889/colorize-a-black-and-white-image' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Mon, 06 Jun 2016 08:57:14 GMT/article/889/colorize-a-black-and-white-imageWell Suited Tailor Logo Designs For Brands In The Clothing Industry/article/887/tailor-logo-designs-for-brands-in-the-clothing-industryAny outfit made to measure can enhance the elegance of the wearer, whilst being a walking display of craftsmanship and precision. And with the status of being such an authority on appearances, it's important for tailors to brand themselves with a logo design that is equally stylish manner. <br/><a href='/article/887/tailor-logo-designs-for-brands-in-the-clothing-industry' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Sat, 04 Jun 2016 08:41:45 GMT/article/887/tailor-logo-designs-for-brands-in-the-clothing-industryHouses and Architecture 'Built' In Unusual Places (Funny Photoshop)/article/888/houses-and-architecture-built-in-unusual-placesWith an increasing interest in more obscure grand designs and brilliantly bizarre ways to assemble four walls and a roof, the creative community at, who are now part of DesignCrowd, envisioned its own random examples of real estate. <br/><a href='/article/888/houses-and-architecture-built-in-unusual-places' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Fri, 03 Jun 2016 08:57:08 GMT/article/888/houses-and-architecture-built-in-unusual-placesCreate a Robotic Frog in Photoshop (Tutorial)/article/886/create-a-robotic-frog-photoshop-tutorialThis is a Photoshop tutorial that will guide you through the steps for creating a robotic frog image. Learn how to adjust the layers, colors, and shapes to create a metallic effect on the frog. Visit for more helpful hints and tips to boost your designer skills. <br/><a href='/article/886/create-a-robotic-frog-photoshop-tutorial' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Thu, 02 Jun 2016 08:53:44 GMT/article/886/create-a-robotic-frog-photoshop-tutorialThe Power Of Shading - How To Bring Illustrations To Life/article/885/the-power-of-shadingShading is a technique that allows for depth and character to be added to an illustration. In traditional pencil drawing, these definitions are created through a combination of lines, pressure, and grades. Now, with computer image programs, you can have even greater control with a huge range of tool... <br/><a href='/article/885/the-power-of-shading' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Wed, 01 Jun 2016 08:40:12 GMT/article/885/the-power-of-shading10 Top Web Designers On DesignCrowd/article/884/10-top-web-designersWhether you're looking to launch a new website or redesign your page for a positive impact, you will need to integrate all aspects of your branding alongside the features that support the customer journey. And there are few who are better placed to help deliver that winning web design than the creat... <br/><a href='/article/884/10-top-web-designers' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Tue, 31 May 2016 08:45:52 GMT/article/884/10-top-web-designersSimple Layer Mask Photoshop Tutorial/article/882/simple-layer-mask-photoshop-tutorialA layer mask is simply a way to hide parts of a picture or text. 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But despite a multitude of these manipulated models, many seem to have materialized from the minds of our creative community here on DesignCrowd, who were also previous... <br/><a href='/article/880/giant-skeletons-real-or-fake' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Fri, 27 May 2016 08:43:08 GMT/article/880/giant-skeletons-real-or-fakeBringing a Stone Statue to Life (Photoshop Tutorial)/article/879/bringing-a-stone-statue-to-life-photoshop-tutorialThis is a Photoshop tutorial that will guide you through the steps for turning a picture of a stone statue to life. Learn how to adjust the layers, colors, and shapes to create a realistic effect on the statue. Visit for more helpful hints and tips to boost your des... <br/><a href='/article/879/bringing-a-stone-statue-to-life-photoshop-tutorial' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Thu, 26 May 2016 08:33:02 GMT/article/879/bringing-a-stone-statue-to-life-photoshop-tutorial13 Top Tips For How To Freelance From Home/article/878/how-to-freelance-from-homeThe idea of freelancing from home can be very appealing to people that work in graphic design and web development. When you choose to do so, it allows you to make more of your own decisions and it could be a great way to increase your income. 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Knowing the audience the design is intended for and then targeting that design to appeal directly is one of the most important factors for... <br/><a href='/article/877/target-your-audience-with-the-right-design' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Tue, 24 May 2016 08:21:40 GMT/article/877/target-your-audience-with-the-right-designHow To Check If Your Designs Match The Brief You Submitted For Your Business/article/876/do-your-designs-match-your-briefWhen you get designs back from a designer, it is important to know what to look for to make sure your requirements have been met, and you have received a complete final product. You have to consider whether the designer has met the goals and objectives you set out and whether they fulfilled the ful... <br/><a href='/article/876/do-your-designs-match-your-brief' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Mon, 23 May 2016 08:19:02 GMT/article/876/do-your-designs-match-your-briefMad Mishmash Bowl Of Fruit And Vegetables/article/875/mishmash-of-fruit-and-vegetablesDespite nutritionists talking up the merits of greens it's not always easy to find a place for them alongside devilishly tempting chips and chocolate. So what if we were to make fruit and veg a little more exciting? Well that was the creative challenge set to our design community, who combined some ... <br/><a href='/article/875/mishmash-of-fruit-and-vegetables' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Sat, 21 May 2016 08:24:51 GMT/article/875/mishmash-of-fruit-and-vegetables20 Top Pizza Logo Designs/article/874/20-pizza-logo-designsGiven the perennial popularity of pizza, there is plenty of demand for these food logos to help package and sell the product. So we've rounded up a section of cheesy (in a good way) pizza logo designs from DesignCrowd and BrandCrowd to show how quality custom designed logos can turn out. <br/><a href='/article/874/20-pizza-logo-designs' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Fri, 20 May 2016 08:57:34 GMT/article/874/20-pizza-logo-designsInstagram's New Logo and Alternative Instagram Logo Design Ideas/article/873/instagram-logo-redesignWhether you love or hate the new Instagram logo, it has certainly highlighted just how sensitive the market is when something familiar becomes a little more unfamiliar. To illustrate how much diversity you can find through crowdsourced design, we challenged our community to come up with alternative ... <br/><a href='/article/873/instagram-logo-redesign' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Thu, 19 May 2016 08:23:30 GMT/article/873/instagram-logo-redesignBalancing Text With Visual Elements /article/872/balancing-text-with-visual-elementsBalancing is a delicate process where your creative judgment comes in. Too many images may overwhelm the viewer, while too much text may make the content look dry, boring or confusing. Learn how to effortlessly balance text with visual elements. <br/><a href='/article/872/balancing-text-with-visual-elements' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Wed, 18 May 2016 08:03:25 GMT/article/872/balancing-text-with-visual-elements50 Sweet Baking Logos ... from Cupcake Logos to Bread Logos and Pastry Logos/article/871/50-baking-hot-logo-designs-featuring-cakes-bread-pastriesCakes are a staple for any celebration, and work as well for marking a milestone as they do for being a peace offering.But the beauty of baking extends way beyond the basic sponge cake. Scroll down to see the best bakery themed logos for baking brands from DesignCrowd and BrandCrowd. <br/><a href='/article/871/50-baking-hot-logo-designs-featuring-cakes-bread-pastries' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Tue, 17 May 2016 08:24:17 GMT/article/871/50-baking-hot-logo-designs-featuring-cakes-bread-pastries15 Professional Accountant Logo Designs for Small Accounting Firms/article/869/professional-accountant-logo-designsWhether you're a sole trader with a regular turnover, or a booming start-up with burgeoning budgets, getting the right bookkeeper on board is an important decision. And alongside the must-have key credentials for the industry, it helps for an accountant to have a logo design that talks to their prof... <br/><a href='/article/869/professional-accountant-logo-designs' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Mon, 16 May 2016 08:03:12 GMT/article/869/professional-accountant-logo-designsCommunity Photography Contest Showcase/article/870/community-photography-contest-showcaseTo celebrate over 30 photography contests launched on DesignCrowd, we're showcasing some of the best submissions. From landscapes to composition challenges and shooting on black & white, the contest themes are varied and DesignCrowd photographers have stepped up to the challenge. <br/><a href='/article/870/community-photography-contest-showcase' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Mon, 16 May 2016 02:35:20 GMT/article/870/community-photography-contest-showcase30 Colorful Multicolor Logo Design Examples/article/293/30-bright-multicolor-logo-designsBright logo designs that use a number of colors are great. They're eye-catching in a sea of drab designs, which works well for businesses, and they have that playful, light-hearted feeling that makes viewers feel good.Maybe it's a combination of those attributes that prompted Instagram to include a ... <br/><a href='/article/293/30-bright-multicolor-logo-designs' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Sat, 14 May 2016 08:22:03 GMT/article/293/30-bright-multicolor-logo-designsWorld Famous Landmarks Made Edible/article/868/world-famous-landmarks-made-ediblePeople love to travel to see some of the world’s most famous landmarks and experience unique cuisines. But what if iconic buildings and food were combined into one tasty spectacle? Check out these designs of edible tourist attractions. <br/><a href='/article/868/world-famous-landmarks-made-edible' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Fri, 13 May 2016 08:48:18 GMT/article/868/world-famous-landmarks-made-edibleThe Hierarchy of Text in Design: what is it & why is it important?/article/867/understanding-the-hierarchy-of-textA hierarchy of text is important in a design as it allows the reader to understand the order of importance of the information at hand. With thought and consideration, a final design will look more polished and professional and will be more effective at engaging readers to actually read to the end. <br/><a href='/article/867/understanding-the-hierarchy-of-text' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Thu, 12 May 2016 08:55:33 GMT/article/867/understanding-the-hierarchy-of-text20 Dental Logos for Dental Clinics & Medical Centers/article/866/20-dentist-logo-designs-for-dental-clinicsAre you opening a dental clinic? Perhaps you're looking to update your dental practice branding? A professional dental logo is essential to help you connect with patients and engage your team. See 20 creative modern dental logos for inspiration. <br/><a href='/article/866/20-dentist-logo-designs-for-dental-clinics' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Wed, 11 May 2016 08:46:37 GMT/article/866/20-dentist-logo-designs-for-dental-clinicsBig Brands In Famous Paintings/article/865/big-brands-in-famous-paintings3If famous painters were working today, we might reasonably expect that global brands like Apple, Adidas, Starbucks and their products would feature. Rembrandt's portrait painting enterprise would by now have afforded him a segway, Edward Hopper's cafe in 'NightHawks' would be a Starbucks and teenage... <br/><a href='/article/865/big-brands-in-famous-paintings3' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Wed, 11 May 2016 03:53:00 GMT/article/865/big-brands-in-famous-paintings3How To Get Designs You’ll Love/article/862/how-to-get-a-design-you-loveWhen a business works with designers, they may not always love the first design they see. If a client is initially unsatisfied with the designs, they don't have to assume the project is a bust. There are plenty of steps that can be taken to fix the problem and get the best results for everyone. <br/><a href='/article/862/how-to-get-a-design-you-love' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Tue, 10 May 2016 08:46:03 GMT/article/862/how-to-get-a-design-you-loveHow To Determine A Design Budget For Your Business/article/861/how-to-determine-a-design-budget-for-your-businessAny modern business is going to need design services. For many business owners, it can be hard to determine just how much of their budget should be going to design. To figure this out, a business owner needs to evaluate their circumstances and base their design budget on a few different points. <br/><a href='/article/861/how-to-determine-a-design-budget-for-your-business' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Mon, 09 May 2016 08:57:23 GMT/article/861/how-to-determine-a-design-budget-for-your-business15 Examples of Black and White Print Designs that Work/article/860/black-and-white-print-designsThe partnership of black and white in design is an ideal match of opposites. The purity of white, coupled with the mystery of black, provides a balance on the eyes which can produce a powerful emotional response. It's no surprise then that using the two colors in print design is a popular choice for... <br/><a href='/article/860/black-and-white-print-designs' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Sat, 07 May 2016 08:25:48 GMT/article/860/black-and-white-print-designs50 Tea, Coffee, Juice, Beer and Wine Logo Designs To Drink In This National Beverage Day/article/859/drink-logo-designs-for-national-beverage-dayTime to kick back and sip on your favorite drink, for today is National Beverage Day. The annual celebration, which very much deserves a "cheers", invites everyone to enjoy any of the at least 19 beverage categories out there. And with every range of drinks comes a thirst for associated branding and... <br/><a href='/article/859/drink-logo-designs-for-national-beverage-day' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Fri, 06 May 2016 08:32:32 GMT/article/859/drink-logo-designs-for-national-beverage-dayTypical Problems With Client Proposals Presented To Designers/article/858/typical-problems-with-client-proposals-presented-to-designersThe use of online talent marketplaces and crowdsourcing has opened a world of opportunity for designers to 'meet' businesses that need designs. However, some issues can come up when design professionals and businesses work together through these channels. Here's how to avoid a poor project proposal. <br/><a href='/article/858/typical-problems-with-client-proposals-presented-to-designers' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Thu, 05 May 2016 08:47:22 GMT/article/858/typical-problems-with-client-proposals-presented-to-designersMash-Up Of Star Wars Designs To Mark Star Wars Day/article/857/memes-for-star-wars-dayIt's the day when Star Wars fans of all ages and interests come out in, erm, force. May the fourth is arguably one of the smartest pun days on the calendar, and provides opportunity for light-sabre wielding celebrations the world over. So in tribute to the legends from a galaxy far far away this May... <br/><a href='/article/857/memes-for-star-wars-day' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Wed, 04 May 2016 08:49:56 GMT/article/857/memes-for-star-wars-dayFamous Scenes from Romance Movies Get a Food Makeover/article/856/romance-movie-scenes-given-a-new-flavourWith the world's foodie entrepreneurs regularly dishing up newfangled creations from cronuts, ramen burgers to sushi burritos and more, we decided it high time to combine our twin loves of romance movies! So we launched a Photoshop community contest inviting our designers to give romanc... <br/><a href='/article/856/romance-movie-scenes-given-a-new-flavour' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Tue, 03 May 2016 08:16:44 GMT/article/856/romance-movie-scenes-given-a-new-flavourHow to Create an App: 6 Steps to Create Your Own Money Making App/article/336/6-steps-for-creating-your-own-appSo you've got an idea for a (really cool/awesome/going-change-the-world/pay your rent) app? App design is trending at the moment; people are jumping at the chance to become the next 'app-reneur'. However, there is a lot of planning involved with creating the app; and in my mind it's just as demandin... <br/><a href='/article/336/6-steps-for-creating-your-own-app' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Mon, 02 May 2016 08:07:48 GMT/article/336/6-steps-for-creating-your-own-appAnimal Themed Vet Logo Designs To Celebrate World Veterinary Day/article/852/animal-themed-vet-logo-designs-to-celebrate-world-veterinary-dayThe caring nature of vets is often reflected in their logo designs. There is a prominent use of greens and blues, which suggest health and trust, as well as soft animal shapes to evoke empathetic emotions. So if you're looking to find a pet themed logo design, scroll down for some inspiration, or la... <br/><a href='/article/852/animal-themed-vet-logo-designs-to-celebrate-world-veterinary-day' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Sat, 30 Apr 2016 08:17:59 GMT/article/852/animal-themed-vet-logo-designs-to-celebrate-world-veterinary-dayIs Offline Marketing Completely Obsolete? Reasons Why Your Business Still Needs To Be Offline/article/848/Does-Your-Business-Need-Offline-MarketingIt goes without saying that online marketing is a must for most businesses today, but is offline marketing completely obsolete? Absolutely not! In fact, there is a significant opportunity your business is missing if you are not taking advantage of offline marketing tactics. <br/><a href='/article/848/Does-Your-Business-Need-Offline-Marketing' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Fri, 29 Apr 2016 08:15:36 GMT/article/848/Does-Your-Business-Need-Offline-MarketingInterview With Anand Thangavel aka PB, our No.1 Ranked Designer!/article/360/interview-with-pb-our-no1-ranked-designerHere's a special interview with our no. 1 ranked designer, who you know by his moniker - PB. Since joining the community, PB has climbed the DesignCrowd designer rankings, producing winning designs and delighting customers. But this curious, hard-working and self-described 'nocturnal' designer didn'... <br/><a href='/article/360/interview-with-pb-our-no1-ranked-designer' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Thu, 28 Apr 2016 17:00:52 GMT/article/360/interview-with-pb-our-no1-ranked-designer10 Beautiful Flyer Designs on DesignCrowd/article/191/10-beautiful-flyer-designs-on-designcrowdPrint design encompasses flyer design, poster design and brochure design. The skills to produce these design types are similar but the techniques, software and skills used are quite different from those required for logo design or web design.Check out the 10 beautiful examples of flyer and brochure... <br/><a href='/article/191/10-beautiful-flyer-designs-on-designcrowd' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Thu, 28 Apr 2016 08:32:19 GMT/article/191/10-beautiful-flyer-designs-on-designcrowdHow a sky Can Benefit Your Business: Using Content to Get New Customers/article/847/will-a-blog-benefit-your-businessOne of the best ways to drive up business is with strong customer engagement. This applies almost universally, across industries and sales methods.The idea is that any business which keeps customers in communication is going to get repeat orders from those customers. This is where the blog comes in. <br/><a href='/article/847/will-a-blog-benefit-your-business' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Wed, 27 Apr 2016 08:50:19 GMT/article/847/will-a-blog-benefit-your-businessTen Startup Logos From The Top Startup Companies In The U.S./article/845/ten-startup-logos-from-the-top-start-up-companies-in-the-usStart-up companies are known for their innovation, and a big part of them launching successfully, and remaining recognizable in the competitive marketplace, is having the right company logo. It needs to be immediately memorable, and the brand needs to be prepared to refresh to stay on trend. <br/><a href='/article/845/ten-startup-logos-from-the-top-start-up-companies-in-the-us' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Tue, 26 Apr 2016 08:24:18 GMT/article/845/ten-startup-logos-from-the-top-start-up-companies-in-the-us15 Plumbing Logo Designs To Mark Hug A Plumber Day/article/849/15-plumbing-logo-designs-to-mark-hug-a-plumber-dayToday is national (maybe international, why not?) Hug a Plumber Day (yes, it exists), gives us all a chance to thank the wrench wielding wonders for their fabulous work. For our show of appreciation, we've round-up some of the best plumbing logo designs created for the plumbing industry by the talen... <br/><a href='/article/849/15-plumbing-logo-designs-to-mark-hug-a-plumber-day' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Mon, 25 Apr 2016 07:58:25 GMT/article/849/15-plumbing-logo-designs-to-mark-hug-a-plumber-dayUS Presidential Candidates Imagined As Game Of Thrones Characters/article/853/us-presidential-candidates-imagined-as-game-of-thrones-charactersWith the season premiere of Game of Thrones, the creative community at DesignCrowd used their Photoshop skills to combine characters from the show with the US presidential candidates. Brace yourself, quality design is coming. Click to see Donald Trump et al decked out in fantasy medieval regalia. <br/><a href='/article/853/us-presidential-candidates-imagined-as-game-of-thrones-characters' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Sun, 24 Apr 2016 07:56:44 GMT/article/853/us-presidential-candidates-imagined-as-game-of-thrones-charactersBrilliant Book Cover Design Inspiration For Authors This World Book Night/article/851/brilliant-book-cover-design-inspiration-for-authorsIf you're planning to flick on the telly tonight and slob out on the sofa in front of inane Saturday night shows - then don't. Step away from the remote, and into your imagination. For tonight is World Book Night, an annual celebration of the joys of reading. <br/><a href='/article/851/brilliant-book-cover-design-inspiration-for-authors' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Sat, 23 Apr 2016 06:16:57 GMT/article/851/brilliant-book-cover-design-inspiration-for-authorsTop Earth & Globe Logo Design Examples ... To Celebrate Earth Day/article/850/earth-globe-logo-designs-to-celebrate-earth-dayIt is the idea of a far reaching, worldwide message that encourages so many brands to adopt an earth logo design into their branding. A modern earth logo suggests an international presence, with a multi-ethnic, embracing, and diverse approach to business. <br/><a href='/article/850/earth-globe-logo-designs-to-celebrate-earth-day' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Fri, 22 Apr 2016 08:13:45 GMT/article/850/earth-globe-logo-designs-to-celebrate-earth-dayHow To Optimise Designs For Print/article/348/how-to-optimise-designs-for-printEven in our digital world, design for print is one of the most important avenues in the design industry. Becoming an expert takes years of practice but the fundamentals do not. Here are the basics to include in your process for print glory! <br/><a href='/article/348/how-to-optimise-designs-for-print' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Thu, 21 Apr 2016 08:14:44 GMT/article/348/how-to-optimise-designs-for-printHow To Ensure You Website Redesign Has A Positive Impact/article/844/how-to-ensure-you-website-redesign-has-a-positive-impactFor better or worse, things on the internet move incredibly fast. Viewers and customers can be hyper sensitive to the presence or absence of features, so it is important you stay on top of trends. Here are some insights into the impact of a good redesign for your company's website. <br/><a href='/article/844/how-to-ensure-you-website-redesign-has-a-positive-impact' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Wed, 20 Apr 2016 08:16:32 GMT/article/844/how-to-ensure-you-website-redesign-has-a-positive-impactThe Monkey Lisa and Gorilla With A Pearl Earring? Portraits Of Animals In Renaissance Artwork/article/854/portraits-of-animals-in-renaissance-artworkTrying to get an animal to sit for a portrait would be insanity. But the creative community at DesignCrowd chose not to balk at the challenge of working with our fury friends, and used their expert Photoshop skills to crop all sorts of creatures into classic paintings. <br/><a href='/article/854/portraits-of-animals-in-renaissance-artwork' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Tue, 19 Apr 2016 08:22:40 GMT/article/854/portraits-of-animals-in-renaissance-artworkHow To Create A Great Online Customer Experience/article/843/how-to-create-a-great-online-customer-experienceA customer's experience is one of the most significant factors that will determine the success or failure of the online portion of your business. Even if your company has strong brand awareness and is offering good value to the consumer, a poor online experience is going to cause visitors to click a... <br/><a href='/article/843/how-to-create-a-great-online-customer-experience' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Mon, 18 Apr 2016 08:29:47 GMT/article/843/how-to-create-a-great-online-customer-experience25 Purple Logo Design Examples That Will Inspire/article/841/25-purple-logo-designsMore of the world's top 100 companies opt for blue over any other color, but a subtle twist on the traditional would see a shift across to purple. There are already many brands embracing purple as a creative choice, and that has given them a competitive edge. Check out some cool crowdsourced example... <br/><a href='/article/841/25-purple-logo-designs' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Sat, 16 Apr 2016 22:22:28 GMT/article/841/25-purple-logo-designsWhat If Brands And Products Were More Honest With Their Branding?/article/842/what-if-famous-brands-and-products-were-more-honest-with-their-brandingThere are countless examples of when incorrect labeling has led to an outcry, or declarations of quality have been quashed. So the DesignCrowd community looked at some recognizable global companies to reimagine their appearance if they took a potentially more 'honest' approach to their branding. <br/><a href='/article/842/what-if-famous-brands-and-products-were-more-honest-with-their-branding' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Fri, 15 Apr 2016 08:53:28 GMT/article/842/what-if-famous-brands-and-products-were-more-honest-with-their-brandingInspiration Versus Plagiarism - 5 Steps To Avoiding Design Theft/article/840/inspiration-versus-plagiarism-5-steps-to-avoiding-design-theftArguably the most important aspect of your logo is that it's yours, and not somebody else's. Plagiarism is a serious issue, and has to be taken into account during the design process. Luckily, it's easy to make sure the line between inspiration and plagiarism isn't crossed, and your logo ends up rep... <br/><a href='/article/840/inspiration-versus-plagiarism-5-steps-to-avoiding-design-theft' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Thu, 14 Apr 2016 08:08:54 GMT/article/840/inspiration-versus-plagiarism-5-steps-to-avoiding-design-theftWhat To Consider When You Want To Print A Design/article/839/what-to-consider-when-you-want-to-print-a-designDesigning media virtually is one thing, but when you want to actually print a design there are several other factors at play. From what you want to print on, to the color format, to the issue of bleeding, you will need to do some planning ahead of time. Not to worry, here is a handy resource you can... <br/><a href='/article/839/what-to-consider-when-you-want-to-print-a-design' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Wed, 13 Apr 2016 08:10:29 GMT/article/839/what-to-consider-when-you-want-to-print-a-designHow To Build A Multi-Million Dollar Website Without Spending A Cent/article/838/how-to-build-a-multi-million-dollar-website-without-spending-a-centDo you have a business idea keeping you awake at night? Are you putting it off because you think building the website is too much work or you don't have the knowledge to do it? With the growth of open-sourced platforms and advent of 'freemium pricing models', the time to try is now. <br/><a href='/article/838/how-to-build-a-multi-million-dollar-website-without-spending-a-cent' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Tue, 12 Apr 2016 08:38:59 GMT/article/838/how-to-build-a-multi-million-dollar-website-without-spending-a-centTips On How To Create The Best UI/UX For Your Website/article/837/tips-on-how-to-create-the-best-UIUX-for-your-websiteIf you are building a website, there is much more to it than just putting pages together. You also need to design for the user experience. You'll find plenty of developers out there who have a good grasp of the technical requirements for building a site, but you will also need a skilled web designer... <br/><a href='/article/837/tips-on-how-to-create-the-best-UIUX-for-your-website' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Mon, 11 Apr 2016 08:43:54 GMT/article/837/tips-on-how-to-create-the-best-UIUX-for-your-website15 Above Par Golf Logo Designs For Clubs, Courses, And Websites/article/836/15-above-par-golf-logo-designsWhether you're playing off scratch, or just scratching around, Golfer's Day is an an ideal time to enjoy the sport with friends and family. Here at DesignCrowd however, we see it as the perfect opportunity to tee-up some of our best golf related logos crowdsourced online by brands from all over the ... <br/><a href='/article/836/15-above-par-golf-logo-designs' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Sat, 09 Apr 2016 08:24:24 GMT/article/836/15-above-par-golf-logo-designsCartoon Characters Appear Miscast In Popular TV Shows/article/835/cartoon-characters-appear-miscast-in-popular-TV-showsHow would some of the most recognizable cartoon faces look if they popped up on alternative or even rival shows? In 2014, The Simpsons and Family Guy did a combination episode, to mixed reviews. The creative community here at DesignCrowd however has produced a cracking line up of cartoon cross-overs... <br/><a href='/article/835/cartoon-characters-appear-miscast-in-popular-TV-shows' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Fri, 08 Apr 2016 08:00:09 GMT/article/835/cartoon-characters-appear-miscast-in-popular-TV-showsIndian Designer Anand Thangavel Has Earned $1 Million Through Working On DesignCrowd/article/834/indian-designer-anand-thangavel-has-earned-$1million-through-working-on-designcrowdFive years after registering on DesignCrowd, Anand Thangavel has submitted almost 100,000 designs, and has earned more than US$1million from his work. Working out of the UK, he says he participates in all the web projects he can manage, and revels in the freedom the freelance lifestyle offers. <br/><a href='/article/834/indian-designer-anand-thangavel-has-earned-$1million-through-working-on-designcrowd' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Thu, 07 Apr 2016 13:01:32 GMT/article/834/indian-designer-anand-thangavel-has-earned-$1million-through-working-on-designcrowdTop Designers From French Speaking Countries Featured on DesignCrowd/article/833/top-designers-from-french-speaking-countries-featured-on-designcrowdThere are some 25,000 designers in our community registered in French speaking countries, with many coming from France, Belgium, and Switzerland. So to celebrate the launch of DesignCrowd's French language website, we've rounded up the top ten designers in our community who are based in those three ... <br/><a href='/article/833/top-designers-from-french-speaking-countries-featured-on-designcrowd' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Thu, 07 Apr 2016 08:44:44 GMT/article/833/top-designers-from-french-speaking-countries-featured-on-designcrowd24 Refreshing Beer Logos, Labels, And Websites To Mark New Beers Eve/article/832/refreshing-designs-for-new-beers-eveBeer often forms part of a good celebration, so it's only right the amber nectar receives its own recognition. And in America, that glass-clinking cheers to beers happens today, on New Beers' Eve. So sit back and enjoy a cool beverage while you scroll through these refreshing designs. <br/><a href='/article/832/refreshing-designs-for-new-beers-eve' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Wed, 06 Apr 2016 08:56:39 GMT/article/832/refreshing-designs-for-new-beers-eveWhy Learn About The Customer Journey On Your Website?/article/831/why-learn-about-the-customer-journey-on-your-websiteWhere in the buying cycle are you losing customers? Which call to action buttons are most effective? Answers to questions like these are invaluable for a business that operates online. Understanding the customer journey can provide valuable information which can be used to streamline your website an... <br/><a href='/article/831/why-learn-about-the-customer-journey-on-your-website' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Tue, 05 Apr 2016 08:32:36 GMT/article/831/why-learn-about-the-customer-journey-on-your-websiteWhat Is The Difference Between Web Design And Web Development?/article/830/what-is-the-difference-between-web-design-and-web-developmentPeople outside of the industry often believe web design and web development are just different ways of referring to the same thing. However, there are differences that are important to know when building or updating a website. If you are looking to start a website, then the distinction between the t... <br/><a href='/article/830/what-is-the-difference-between-web-design-and-web-development' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Mon, 04 Apr 2016 08:03:07 GMT/article/830/what-is-the-difference-between-web-design-and-web-development40 Black And White Logo Designs To Demonstrate The Diversity Of The Colour Combination/article/829/40-black-and-white-logo-designsBlack offers a powerful, sophisticated, and luxurious quality, which is supported by the pure, practical, and clean elements of white. The crisp lines help punch the logo and the simple black shape defines modern. To emphasize the possibilities, we have rounded up a batch of the best black and white... <br/><a href='/article/829/40-black-and-white-logo-designs' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Sat, 02 Apr 2016 08:40:39 GMT/article/829/40-black-and-white-logo-designsIs This Australia’s New Most Dangerous creature? Images Emerge Of Previously Unseen Outback Wildlife/article/828/unseen-animals-from-the-australian-outbackNew pictures have emerged of previously unseen creatures from the Australian outback. Top of the 'to-look-out-for' list is a potentially deadly 14 legged spider, which experts believe is part of the tarantula family. <br/><a href='/article/828/unseen-animals-from-the-australian-outback' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Fri, 01 Apr 2016 00:30:42 GMT/article/828/unseen-animals-from-the-australian-outbackAlternative Images Of An Iconic French Landmark To Celebrate Eiffel Tower Day/article/825/alternative-images-of-an iconic-french-landmark-to-celebrate-eiffel-tower-daySacré bleu! It is Eiffel Tower Day. This holiday marks the completion of the French landmark in 1889 ahead of the World's Fair. Here at DesignCrowd, we thought we'd mark it by showcasing some of the best Photoshop work by our talented design community. <br/><a href='/article/825/alternative-images-of-an iconic-french-landmark-to-celebrate-eiffel-tower-day' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Thu, 31 Mar 2016 08:29:27 GMT/article/825/alternative-images-of-an iconic-french-landmark-to-celebrate-eiffel-tower-dayLos 10 diseñadores españoles más sobresalientes en DesignCrowd/article/827/los-10-disenadores-espanoles-mas-sobresalientes-en-designcrowdEs por esto que, para celebrar el lanzamiento de los servicios de subcontratación de diseño de DesignCrowd en castellano, queremos presentarte a 10 increíbles diseñadores españoles que forman parte de nuestra comunidad creativa radicada en España. A continuación puedes ver algunos de sus mejores tra... <br/><a href='/article/827/los-10-disenadores-espanoles-mas-sobresalientes-en-designcrowd' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Thu, 31 Mar 2016 01:25:07 GMT/article/827/los-10-disenadores-espanoles-mas-sobresalientes-en-designcrowdDesignCrowd Launches Design Quality Ratings Filter on Jobs Board /article/826/quality-star-ratings-filterNew quality 'star' ratings filter is now available on the design jobs board! The new feature helps designers to filter jobs via the number of designs submitted to a project that have achieved a 4+ star rating from the client. The new filter provides another data point to help designers to find jobs ... <br/><a href='/article/826/quality-star-ratings-filter' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Wed, 30 Mar 2016 22:30:43 GMT/article/826/quality-star-ratings-filterDoctor Logo Ideas For Medical Professionals/article/824/comforting-logo-designs-to-celebrate-doctors-dayAre you a doctor or medical practitioner opening a new medical center? Do you have a logo? Professional branding is essential for medical centers and doctors to attract new patients and build awareness in your community. See our roundup of doctor logos for inspiration. <br/><a href='/article/824/comforting-logo-designs-to-celebrate-doctors-day' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Wed, 30 Mar 2016 08:02:26 GMT/article/824/comforting-logo-designs-to-celebrate-doctors-day5 Tips for Utilizing Banner Ads to Maximize Your Brand/article/823/5-tips-for-utilizing-banner-ads-to-maximize-your-brandBanner ads are one of those rare forms of advertising that totally have it all. They're quick to create, affordable, highly versatile, and precisely targeted. They can be a brilliant way to spread your message wherever you please and gain valuable insights into your customer base and branding method... <br/><a href='/article/823/5-tips-for-utilizing-banner-ads-to-maximize-your-brand' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Tue, 29 Mar 2016 08:50:54 GMT/article/823/5-tips-for-utilizing-banner-ads-to-maximize-your-brand20 Brilliantly Diverse Bunny Rabbit Logo Designs/article/821/20-brilliantly-diverse-bunny-rabbit-logo-designsFew things signal that spring has sprung quite like a herd of rabbits hopping in a field. And given it's also Easter weekend, we thought it was perfect timing to round-up a fluffle of fabulous bunny based logo designs. Check out our selection of favorite fluffy ideas from DesignCrowd and BrandCrowd. <br/><a href='/article/821/20-brilliantly-diverse-bunny-rabbit-logo-designs' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Sat, 26 Mar 2016 08:16:07 GMT/article/821/20-brilliantly-diverse-bunny-rabbit-logo-designsWhat If Batman And Superman Were To Have A Proper Bromance?/article/822/what-if-batman-and-superman-were-to-have-a-proper-bromanceThe latest superhero battle on the big screen is already proving popular. Batman V Superman: Dawn of Justice is provoking questions of whether people are Team Bat, or Team Super. But if they were mates, it would be easier to like them both. So DesignCrowd's community imagined the pair just hanging o... <br/><a href='/article/822/what-if-batman-and-superman-were-to-have-a-proper-bromance' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Fri, 25 Mar 2016 08:30:05 GMT/article/822/what-if-batman-and-superman-were-to-have-a-proper-bromance7 Big Ideas To Boost Your Business That Won't Blow Your Budget/article/820/7-big-ideas-to-boost-your-business-that-wont-blow-your-budgetWhile most startups, including, DesignCrowd, are trying to do more with less, it's not just the little guys taking advantage of 'lean marketing' and turning to new approaches, like online crowdsourcing. Here are seven ideas you can implement without having to blow your budget. <br/><a href='/article/820/7-big-ideas-to-boost-your-business-that-wont-blow-your-budget' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Thu, 24 Mar 2016 08:50:45 GMT/article/820/7-big-ideas-to-boost-your-business-that-wont-blow-your-budget10 Sports Associations Which Recently Rebranded/article/818/10-sports-associations-which-recently-rebrandedIf you want peak performance, you regularly need to check everything is working in unison. This is as true in Olympic competition as it is in branding. If you get complacent, like a neglected muscle, a lackluster website or logo can slowly throw the whole brand off and it can take months or even yea... <br/><a href='/article/818/10-sports-associations-which-recently-rebranded' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Wed, 23 Mar 2016 08:35:51 GMT/article/818/10-sports-associations-which-recently-rebranded10 Brilliant Banner Ads Crowdsourced On DesignCrowd/article/819/10-brilliant-banner-ads-crowdsourced-on-designcrowdThere are few advertising choices as affordable and versatile as display advertising or banner ads. With just a few button clicks, you can reach your target audience anywhere, anytime. Reporting features and real-time click tracking help you get an accurate idea of how hard those marketing dollars w... <br/><a href='/article/819/10-brilliant-banner-ads-crowdsourced-on-designcrowd' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Tue, 22 Mar 2016 08:06:05 GMT/article/819/10-brilliant-banner-ads-crowdsourced-on-designcrowdLogos vs Icons ... What are the Differences Between Logos and Icons?/article/353/differences-between-logos-and-iconsAt first glance, some may think there is not that much difference between a logo and an icon. After all, both are used to represent something. Most consider them one and the same.So under which category does your design project fall?Posting a project under the right category attracts the attention o... <br/><a href='/article/353/differences-between-logos-and-icons' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Mon, 21 Mar 2016 20:42:21 GMT/article/353/differences-between-logos-and-iconsWho’s Top Of The Pecking Order? 20 Feathered-Lined Bird Logos To Mark Poultry Day/article/817/20-bird-logos-to-mark-poultry-dayTraditionally, chickens, turkeys, ducks, geese, quail and pheasants have played a pivotal part in cultural celebrations around the world. So today's Poultry Day offers a chance to recognize those domestic birds raised for their meat and eggs, without which, our own celebrations may be a little less ... <br/><a href='/article/817/20-bird-logos-to-mark-poultry-day' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Sat, 19 Mar 2016 08:54:44 GMT/article/817/20-bird-logos-to-mark-poultry-dayFamous TV Characters Miscast In Roles On Alternative TV Shows/article/816/famous-characters-miscast-in-roles-on-alternative-tv-showsWhat if some of the most famous TV characters were to star in alternative shows? Well the creative community here at DesignCrowd used their Photoshop skills to play producer, and swap some of the stars in popular TV shows. Some are clearly improbable, while you can't help but feel others were oversi... <br/><a href='/article/816/famous-characters-miscast-in-roles-on-alternative-tv-shows' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Fri, 18 Mar 2016 08:05:03 GMT/article/816/famous-characters-miscast-in-roles-on-alternative-tv-showsTop Irish Themed Logo Designs To Celebrate St Patrick’s Day/article/815/top-irish-themed-logo-designs-to-celebrate-st-patricks-dayRoll out the Green and Guinness - St Patrick's Day is upon us. The cultural and religious celebration marks the traditional death date of Saint Patrick, the patron saint of Ireland. And for our small part, we thought we'd join the celebrations by showcasing some top logo designs from DesignCrowd and... <br/><a href='/article/815/top-irish-themed-logo-designs-to-celebrate-st-patricks-day' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Thu, 17 Mar 2016 07:50:50 GMT/article/815/top-irish-themed-logo-designs-to-celebrate-st-patricks-dayBeautiful Illustration to Highlight the Key Elements of Design/article/814/beautiful-illustration-to-highlight-the-key-elements-of-designHowever accomplished you are as an artist or designer, it's always beneficial to go back to basics and reflect on the key aspects of any image you create. The elements of design are the fundamentals to any work of art, and their combination can dictate the quality and reception of the piece. <br/><a href='/article/814/beautiful-illustration-to-highlight-the-key-elements-of-design' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Wed, 16 Mar 2016 08:23:36 GMT/article/814/beautiful-illustration-to-highlight-the-key-elements-of-designHow To Turn Your Own Handwriting Into A Font In 8 Simple Steps/article/813/how-to-turn-your-own-handwriting-into-a-font-in-8-simple-stepsEver wanted to turn your own handwriting into a font? Guess what, you totally can, and it's totally easy! In just 8 simple steps your scribbles can be turned into a real digital font ready to be used for all your design needs. Best of all, you can even sell the font to other designers online. What's... <br/><a href='/article/813/how-to-turn-your-own-handwriting-into-a-font-in-8-simple-steps' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Tue, 15 Mar 2016 08:53:15 GMT/article/813/how-to-turn-your-own-handwriting-into-a-font-in-8-simple-steps16 Examples Of How You Can Use Negative Space When Designing Your Logo/article/164/negative-space-logos--16-example-negative-space-logo-designsNegative space logos are a particular type of logo that makes use of background colour (often white) to create something (such as a shape, icon or character). Negative space logo designs make for some of the most creative and striking logos you will find! Check out these 16 great examples of negativ... <br/><a href='/article/164/negative-space-logos--16-example-negative-space-logo-designs' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Mon, 14 Mar 2016 08:36:51 GMT/article/164/negative-space-logos--16-example-negative-space-logo-designsLogo Designs Of The World’s Ten Most Powerful Brands 2016/article/812/logo-designs-of-the-worlds-ten-most-powerful-brands-2016Powerful brands need a powerful presence when it comes to their design. Having previously showcased the logos of the richest brands in the world, according to Forbes, here are the designs for the most powerful brands, according to Brand Finance's annual rankings. <br/><a href='/article/812/logo-designs-of-the-worlds-ten-most-powerful-brands-2016' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Sat, 12 Mar 2016 08:39:12 GMT/article/812/logo-designs-of-the-worlds-ten-most-powerful-brands-2016Cartoon Characters Model For The #MyCalvins Campaign/article/811/cartoons-characters-model-for-the-mycalvins-campaignThis year's #MyClavins tagline was launched with the usual levels of thrusting and lusting, with models including Justin Bieber, Kendall Jenner, and Abbey Lee Kershaw. But on the back of last year's alternative CK Photoshoot contest, the creative community at DesignCrowd again decided to offer a rev... <br/><a href='/article/811/cartoons-characters-model-for-the-mycalvins-campaign' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Fri, 11 Mar 2016 08:48:20 GMT/article/811/cartoons-characters-model-for-the-mycalvins-campaignWhat To Consider When Trying To Achieve Harmonious Coloring In Your Design/article/810/what-to-consider-when-trying-to-achieve-harmonious-coloring-in-your-designIt's well known that color evokes feelings from an audience. It does so much to immediately express an idea, or reaction, before someone even has the chance to define the image and analyse the text. Here's what to consider when creating designs with complementary colors. <br/><a href='/article/810/what-to-consider-when-trying-to-achieve-harmonious-coloring-in-your-design' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Thu, 10 Mar 2016 08:03:53 GMT/article/810/what-to-consider-when-trying-to-achieve-harmonious-coloring-in-your-designA Celebration Of The Creative Talents Of The Top Female Designers On DesignCrowd/article/809/a-celebration-of-the-creative-talents-of-the-top-female-designers-on-designcrowdFollowing the success of International Women's Day, we thought we'd celebrate our fantastic female designers here on DesignCrowd. We're delighted to recognize the creative achievements of our female designers, and gender plays no part in the ranking of our design community of more than 500,000 desig... <br/><a href='/article/809/a-celebration-of-the-creative-talents-of-the-top-female-designers-on-designcrowd' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Wed, 09 Mar 2016 08:05:27 GMT/article/809/a-celebration-of-the-creative-talents-of-the-top-female-designers-on-designcrowdHow to Write a Design Brief in 10 Steps/article/341/how-to-write-a-design-brief-in-10-stepsA design brief is a document, completed by an individual or organisation needing creative services. In essence, it's a not-so-brief document outlining the objectives and expectations of the project and covers information relating to the company and message you wish to convey. Without having a solid ... <br/><a href='/article/341/how-to-write-a-design-brief-in-10-steps' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Tue, 08 Mar 2016 08:35:23 GMT/article/341/how-to-write-a-design-brief-in-10-stepsWhere To Use Handwritten Fonts/article/808/where-to-use-handwritten-fontsWe don't see too much handwritten design around anymore, mainly because it can be tricky to use for responsive design (which nowadays is just about all digital design). But a good handwritten font totally still has its time and place, be it fancy calligraphy or messy block letters. You can even make... <br/><a href='/article/808/where-to-use-handwritten-fonts' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Mon, 07 Mar 2016 08:45:28 GMT/article/808/where-to-use-handwritten-fonts25 Winning Sports Logos Crowdsourced Online/article/807/25-winning-sports-logos-crowdsourced-onlineDesigning logos for sports teams is its own special kind of magic, as the design does not seek to sell products, but teamwork, commitment and inspiration. A well-designed sports logo communicates all of these values and more through careful choices of color, shapes and imagery. Take a look here at s... <br/><a href='/article/807/25-winning-sports-logos-crowdsourced-online' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Sat, 05 Mar 2016 08:47:17 GMT/article/807/25-winning-sports-logos-crowdsourced-online20 Movie Posters Redesigned With One Letter Changed In The Original Title/article/806/20-movie-posters-redesigned-with-one-letter-changed-in-the-original-titleMovie posters have remained an iconic way for promoting a new film, despite the digital age. But what if there was an error in the printing, and the movie title was one letter off? Our design community here at DesignCrowd took well known movies and changed the artwork to show how the context changed... <br/><a href='/article/806/20-movie-posters-redesigned-with-one-letter-changed-in-the-original-title' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Fri, 04 Mar 2016 08:26:13 GMT/article/806/20-movie-posters-redesigned-with-one-letter-changed-in-the-original-titleTop Central and South American Designers Who Have Earned $10k+ On DesignCrowd/article/801/top-central-and-south-american-designers-who-have-earned-10kon-designcrowdWith cultures stretching back thousands of years, the history of Hispanic artworks around the world is rich and varied. The stunning design influences are visible not only across Europe, but across many parts of Central and South America, as well as right here on DesignCrowd. <br/><a href='/article/801/top-central-and-south-american-designers-who-have-earned-10kon-designcrowd' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Thu, 03 Mar 2016 08:02:00 GMT/article/801/top-central-and-south-american-designers-who-have-earned-10kon-designcrowdDesignCrowd’s Creative Community Grows To More Than 500k Designers/article/799/designcrowds-creative-community-grows-to-more-than-500k-designersWith our ever expanding reach, we were recently able to celebrate the half-a-millionth designer joining DesignCrowd. It means we now have 500,000+ designers registered on the site, from 124 countries around the world, all ready to start offering quality creative ideas to our customers. <br/><a href='/article/799/designcrowds-creative-community-grows-to-more-than-500k-designers' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Wed, 02 Mar 2016 17:03:47 GMT/article/799/designcrowds-creative-community-grows-to-more-than-500k-designersFour Famous Brands That Should Rebrand To Stay Relevant/article/800/four-famous-brands-that-should-rebrand-to-stay-relevantRebranding is not just for companies left in the midst of scandal. Sometimes the progression of time makes for branding that feels seriously outdated. Sometimes just sprucing up the color scheme and polishing the webpage, isn't enough. Here's how we think 4 famous brands could fight the current of t... <br/><a href='/article/800/four-famous-brands-that-should-rebrand-to-stay-relevant' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Wed, 02 Mar 2016 08:17:53 GMT/article/800/four-famous-brands-that-should-rebrand-to-stay-relevant10 Famous Sports Teams' Logos That Were Rebranded In The Past Year/article/798/10-famous-sports-teams-logos-that-were-rebranded-in-the-past-yearMaintaining the highest standards and continuously seeking to improve are just as important in branding as they are in sport. If something isn't working, it's important fix it to avoid injury sooner rather than later. Here's how some famous sports teams chose to remedy their logo issues, to ensure a... <br/><a href='/article/798/10-famous-sports-teams-logos-that-were-rebranded-in-the-past-year' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Tue, 01 Mar 2016 08:56:55 GMT/article/798/10-famous-sports-teams-logos-that-were-rebranded-in-the-past-year29 Unusual Logos To Honor February 29 Leap Day/article/797/29-unusual-logos-to-honor-february-29-leap-dayEverybody loves something a bit out of the ordinary to break up the daily routine, and we at DesignCrowd are definitely no different. Sometimes we're treated to particularly obscure or funny contest briefs or designer interpretations. Sharing unusual and ingenious logo designs is one of our favorite... <br/><a href='/article/797/29-unusual-logos-to-honor-february-29-leap-day' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Mon, 29 Feb 2016 07:55:10 GMT/article/797/29-unusual-logos-to-honor-february-29-leap-day34 Company Logos Inspired by Pantone's Colors Of The Year Since 2000/article/795/34-company-logos-inspired-by-pantones-colors-of-the-year-since-2000Pantone colors of the year are used to inspire design trends across many industries, as they perfectly capture contemporary emotions, changing attitudes, and new challenges the world faces. We have rounded-up the colors of the year since 2000, along with some of our favorite crowdsourced logo design... <br/><a href='/article/795/34-company-logos-inspired-by-pantones-colors-of-the-year-since-2000' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Sat, 27 Feb 2016 08:15:20 GMT/article/795/34-company-logos-inspired-by-pantones-colors-of-the-year-since-2000Designers Show The Many Faces Of Donald Trump In Series Of Hilarious Memes/article/796/designers-show-the-many-faces-of-donald-trump-in-series-of-hilarious-memesDonald Trump's massive media profile has left him exposed to a multitude of hilarious memes, not least at the hands of the DesignCrowd community. Our designers have reimagined all aspects the presidential hopeful, from his logo and his potential for an acting career, through to his hair becoming a f... <br/><a href='/article/796/designers-show-the-many-faces-of-donald-trump-in-series-of-hilarious-memes' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Fri, 26 Feb 2016 08:18:07 GMT/article/796/designers-show-the-many-faces-of-donald-trump-in-series-of-hilarious-memesTypography Trends - How And Where To Use Serif Fonts/article/794/typography-trends--how-and-where-to-use-serif-fontsSerif fonts are becoming a bit of a rarity for many designers, as they have a reputation for being old-fashioned and stuffy. But a good serif font can still be really useful and relevant, and not all serifs will date your design. If you love a good serif but feel like you never get to use it anymore... <br/><a href='/article/794/typography-trends--how-and-where-to-use-serif-fonts' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Thu, 25 Feb 2016 08:39:25 GMT/article/794/typography-trends--how-and-where-to-use-serif-fontsApp Or Responsive Website? What Does Your Business Really Need?/article/792/app-or-responsive-website-what-does-your-business-really-needWith online sales and marketing continuing to grow and evolve, a common question for business owners is whether they should get a custom-designed app. Here we explain the difference between responsive websites and apps, and when you might really benefit from taking the risky plunge into app developm... <br/><a href='/article/792/app-or-responsive-website-what-does-your-business-really-need' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Wed, 24 Feb 2016 09:06:04 GMT/article/792/app-or-responsive-website-what-does-your-business-really-need5 Brands That Should Rebrand In 2016 To Leave Scandal Behind/article/791/5-brands-that-should-rebrand-in-2016-to-leave-scandal-behindReputation is a huge indicator of business success, so if a company experiences a scandal, often the only way to repair its bottom line is to reboot its brand. Scandal threatened the profits of several companies in 2015, some of which are seriously due a change. Find out who we think could use a cor... <br/><a href='/article/791/5-brands-that-should-rebrand-in-2016-to-leave-scandal-behind' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Tue, 23 Feb 2016 08:45:40 GMT/article/791/5-brands-that-should-rebrand-in-2016-to-leave-scandal-behind50 Sports Logos Of The Most Valuable Teams In The World/article/790/50-sports-logos-of-the-most-valuable-teams-in-the-worldLove it or hate it, there are few things that draw on collective imaginations quite like competitive sport. With the huge amount of attention (and revenue) top teams enjoy every year, it's no surprise many spend big on branding. Like any top brand, a good sports team needs to represent itself with a... <br/><a href='/article/790/50-sports-logos-of-the-most-valuable-teams-in-the-world' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Mon, 22 Feb 2016 08:02:57 GMT/article/790/50-sports-logos-of-the-most-valuable-teams-in-the-worldAlphabet Soup Of Creative Crowdsourced Letter Logos/article/789/alphabet-soup-of-creative-crowdsourced-letter-logosMany businesses are partial to logo designs that somehow incorporate their initials into the logomark. Luckily, what sounds pretty restrictive and boring can actually be the basis of never-ending creative opportunities. Take a look here to see an example of how each letter of the alphabet can be int... <br/><a href='/article/789/alphabet-soup-of-creative-crowdsourced-letter-logos' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Sat, 20 Feb 2016 08:17:16 GMT/article/789/alphabet-soup-of-creative-crowdsourced-letter-logosMr Bean Miscast As The Star Of Popular Films And TV Shows/article/788/mr-bean-miscast-as-the-star-of-popular-films-and-tv-showsThe bumbling loner that is Mr Bean has become both lovingly adored and passively abhorred in equal measure. Here, the DesignCrowd community imagined what the tweed wearing twit would look like if he was cast in more contemporary roles in TV and film. <br/><a href='/article/788/mr-bean-miscast-as-the-star-of-popular-films-and-tv-shows' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Fri, 19 Feb 2016 08:47:06 GMT/article/788/mr-bean-miscast-as-the-star-of-popular-films-and-tv-showsThe Top Ten Best Spanish Graphic & Logo Designers (on DesignCrowd)/article/787/the-top-ten-standout-spanish-designers-on-designcrowdTo celebrate DesignCrowd launching its service in Spanish, we're showcasing the top Spain-based 10 designers from our creative community. Scroll down to see some of their best creative work and visit our Spanish website to start your own design project. <br/><a href='/article/787/the-top-ten-standout-spanish-designers-on-designcrowd' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Thu, 18 Feb 2016 08:38:05 GMT/article/787/the-top-ten-standout-spanish-designers-on-designcrowd20 Best Restaurant Website Designs from the World's Most Exclusive Restaurants (in 2016)/article/786/20-outstanding-websites-by-the-worlds-most-exclusive-restaurantsIf you want to feast your eyes on some delicious design, go no further than these superb web landing pages by the 20 most exclusive restaurants in the world. Far from your local pizza joint, these restaurants are international mega brands, and they have all the impeccable design to prove it. <br/><a href='/article/786/20-outstanding-websites-by-the-worlds-most-exclusive-restaurants' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Wed, 17 Feb 2016 08:45:53 GMT/article/786/20-outstanding-websites-by-the-worlds-most-exclusive-restaurantsDesigners Show Off Their Creative Flair During Complete The Drawing Challenge/article/785/designers-show-off-their-creative-flair-during-complete-the-drawing-challengeThe one of the brilliant things about having a creative eye is the ability to see what others may not, and make something of nothing. With that artistic super power in mind, DesignCrowd challenged its creative community to construct an illustration using an abstract design as the starting point. <br/><a href='/article/785/designers-show-off-their-creative-flair-during-complete-the-drawing-challenge' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Tue, 16 Feb 2016 08:24:42 GMT/article/785/designers-show-off-their-creative-flair-during-complete-the-drawing-challenge20 Cheeky Monkey Logos To Ring In Chinese New Year/article/784/20-cheeky-monkey-logos-to-ring-in-chinese-new-yearFebruary marks the beginning of the Chinese Lunar Calendar, which this year is ringing in the year of the monkey. In traditional Chinese astrology, the monkey is seen as an auspicious animal displaying great creativity and spirit, as well as intelligence and curiosity. If ever you needed a good reas... <br/><a href='/article/784/20-cheeky-monkey-logos-to-ring-in-chinese-new-year' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Mon, 15 Feb 2016 08:04:38 GMT/article/784/20-cheeky-monkey-logos-to-ring-in-chinese-new-year30 Heart Logos Lovingly Designed to Celebrate Valentine's Day/article/783/30-lovingly-designed-heart-shaped-logos-to-celebrate-valentines-dayHappy Valentine's Day everyone! Whether you're cranking up the romance with your significant other or spending the day loving the independence of single life, we've got some truly gorgeous design to make the day even better. To celebrate all that is great about romance, we've rounded up our favorite... <br/><a href='/article/783/30-lovingly-designed-heart-shaped-logos-to-celebrate-valentines-day' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Sun, 14 Feb 2016 03:59:56 GMT/article/783/30-lovingly-designed-heart-shaped-logos-to-celebrate-valentines-day20 Refreshing Blue Logos In Tribute To Pantone's Serenity/article/782/20-refreshing-blue-logos-in-tribute-to-pantones-serenityBaby blue is for more than just babies, as Pantone's Serenity, half of 2016's two-toned color of the year, is proving. Most people love blue, and its associations with science, technology, and anything that wants to seem reliable and approachable, makes it incredibly popular in growing industries. F... <br/><a href='/article/782/20-refreshing-blue-logos-in-tribute-to-pantones-serenity' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Sat, 13 Feb 2016 09:03:19 GMT/article/782/20-refreshing-blue-logos-in-tribute-to-pantones-serenityPoliticians Painted Into Famous Portraits/article/781/politicians-painted-into-famous-portraitsAt DesignCrowd, we wondered what it would look like if some of the most powerful world leaders sat for some of the great portrait painters in history. How would the combination heighten the impact of the person on the audience? <br/><a href='/article/781/politicians-painted-into-famous-portraits' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Fri, 12 Feb 2016 08:08:22 GMT/article/781/politicians-painted-into-famous-portraits400 Alternative Uber Logos/article/780/400-alternative-uber-logosRide share app Uber has been criticized for its new icon design and rebrand. DesignCrowd challenged its creative community to use their collective design skills to come up with an alternative logo for Uber. Check out some of the best designs here. <br/><a href='/article/780/400-alternative-uber-logos' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Thu, 11 Feb 2016 08:54:31 GMT/article/780/400-alternative-uber-logos44 World Famous Brands Using 2 Colors In Their Iconic Logo Design/article/779/44-world-famous-brands-using-2-colors-in-their-iconic-logo-designWhen looking at the logos of the world's most powerful brands, it quickly becomes apparent the vast majority choose very simple color schemes. Strong color choices are crucial to send the right message and attract the right audience, and combining colors can be a great way to enhance your brand. <br/><a href='/article/779/44-world-famous-brands-using-2-colors-in-their-iconic-logo-design' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Wed, 10 Feb 2016 09:00:24 GMT/article/779/44-world-famous-brands-using-2-colors-in-their-iconic-logo-designIllustrators design new wardrobe for Be Like Bill meme/article/778/illustrators-design-new-wardrobe-for-be-like-bill-memeThe Be Like Bill meme, which has taken over news feeds, aims to be a champion for internet etiquette, and addresses commonplace behavior that annoys many online users. And despite the publicity, Bill has pretty much maintained the same image. So our creative community here at DesignCrowd decided to ... <br/><a href='/article/778/illustrators-design-new-wardrobe-for-be-like-bill-meme' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Tue, 09 Feb 2016 08:11:16 GMT/article/778/illustrators-design-new-wardrobe-for-be-like-bill-meme20 Restaurant Logos from the World's Most Famous Restaurants/article/777/20-outstanding-logos-of-the-worlds-most-famous-restaurantsThese days there's rich offerings to be had if you're a foodie in need of indulgence. Celebrity chefs have risen to previously unknown levels of fame while restaurants have turned into international legends with waiting lists years long. And of course, their design and branding rivals that of the mo... <br/><a href='/article/777/20-outstanding-logos-of-the-worlds-most-famous-restaurants' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Mon, 08 Feb 2016 08:58:26 GMT/article/777/20-outstanding-logos-of-the-worlds-most-famous-restaurants20 Stunning Pink Logo Designs To Celebrate Pantone's Rose Quartz/article/775/20-stunning-pink-logo-designs-to-celebrate-pantones-rose-quartzPink can be so much more than just a princess color. Of all colors, pink may well be the one most stuffed with positive associations, communicating warmth, comfort, romance, companionship and happiness. With Pantone having just announced their shade Rose Quartz to be one of two colors of the year 20... <br/><a href='/article/775/20-stunning-pink-logo-designs-to-celebrate-pantones-rose-quartz' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Sat, 06 Feb 2016 08:13:06 GMT/article/775/20-stunning-pink-logo-designs-to-celebrate-pantones-rose-quartzStar Wars Characters Swap Space Battles For Regular Day Jobs/article/776/star-wars-characters-swap-space-battles-for-regular-day-jobsStar Wars, The Force Awakens, is showing little sign of dropping off the galactic radar of film fans. But what if some of the characters were to fall on hard times, and joined the job center queue behind old Jar Jar Binks? Here, our talented design community imagined alternative jobs for the cast, i... <br/><a href='/article/776/star-wars-characters-swap-space-battles-for-regular-day-jobs' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Fri, 05 Feb 2016 08:20:42 GMT/article/776/star-wars-characters-swap-space-battles-for-regular-day-jobsDesign Contest Tips - The 5 Keys to Running a Successful Design Contest/article/112/design-contest-tips--the-5-keys-to-running-a-successful-design-contestDiscover how to get more entries for your design contest and get the most creativity from graphic designers. The 5 Keys to Running a Successful Design Contest <br/><a href='/article/112/design-contest-tips--the-5-keys-to-running-a-successful-design-contest' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Thu, 04 Feb 2016 08:09:54 GMT/article/112/design-contest-tips--the-5-keys-to-running-a-successful-design-contest41 Of The World's Most Successful Brands Use A Single Color In Their Famous Logo Design/article/774/41-of-the-worlds-most-successful-brands-use-a-single-color-in-their-famous-logo-designOf 2015's most successful brands, the vast majority preferred to keep their logo color choice simple, using only one or two shades. A logo in just one color can help maintain a simple, upmarket look and single-purpose vibe. Choosing which color to pin your hopes and dreams on can be tricky. See what... <br/><a href='/article/774/41-of-the-worlds-most-successful-brands-use-a-single-color-in-their-famous-logo-design' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Wed, 03 Feb 2016 08:16:54 GMT/article/774/41-of-the-worlds-most-successful-brands-use-a-single-color-in-their-famous-logo-designFive Essential Items For A Designer To Carry In Their Backpack/article/773/five-essential-items-for-a-designer-to-carry-in-their-backpackFor each designer, different ways of working means totally different ways of creating. This begs the question, what does a designer need to carry out their trade? Are there staple items for everyone or specifics for each specialty? <br/><a href='/article/773/five-essential-items-for-a-designer-to-carry-in-their-backpack' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Tue, 02 Feb 2016 08:47:54 GMT/article/773/five-essential-items-for-a-designer-to-carry-in-their-backpack20 Blue and Pink Logos Inspired by Pantone Color of the Year 2016 - Rose Quartz and Serenity/article/772/20-blue-and-pink-logos-inspired-by-pantone-color-of-the-year-2016--rose-quartz-and-serenityPink and blue are traditionally seen as strongly separated colors. Pantone turned this idea on its head by announcing a two-toned color of the year 2016, consisting of a blend of the soft pink Rose Quartz and light blue Serenity. Here are 20 logos that highlight the possibilities available through c... <br/><a href='/article/772/20-blue-and-pink-logos-inspired-by-pantone-color-of-the-year-2016--rose-quartz-and-serenity' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Mon, 01 Feb 2016 08:01:21 GMT/article/772/20-blue-and-pink-logos-inspired-by-pantone-color-of-the-year-2016--rose-quartz-and-serenity18 Black Logos From The World's Top 100 Companies/article/771/18-black-logos-from-the-worlds-top-100-companiesWhen analyzing the world's 100 top-earning companies of 2015, we found strong color choices to be among the most defining features of their logos. 18% of the logos we looked at chose to represent themselves in black, a versatile and modern look that can represent the most exclusive jewelry and lates... <br/><a href='/article/771/18-black-logos-from-the-worlds-top-100-companies' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Sat, 30 Jan 2016 09:09:45 GMT/article/771/18-black-logos-from-the-worlds-top-100-companiesIf Famous Political Figures Took Starring Roles In Hollywood Movies/article/770/if-famous-political-figures-took-starring-roles-in-hollywood-moviesPolitics is a particularly volatile career choice. One minute you can be running the country, the next you're either stabbed in the back by colleagues or cast out by the voting public. But what if political figures shifted away from the political arena completely, and into the spotlight of Hollywood... <br/><a href='/article/770/if-famous-political-figures-took-starring-roles-in-hollywood-movies' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Fri, 29 Jan 2016 08:31:17 GMT/article/770/if-famous-political-figures-took-starring-roles-in-hollywood-moviesThe Top Web Design Trends Set To Dominate 2016/article/769/the-top-web-design-trends-set-to-dominate-2016With 2016 in full swing, now's a great time to look at what the coming months may have in store for us in terms of trends. There's always lots happening in web design, so ignoring the latest developments is perilous if you hope to be a successful designer. The good news is technological advancements... <br/><a href='/article/769/the-top-web-design-trends-set-to-dominate-2016' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Thu, 28 Jan 2016 08:56:22 GMT/article/769/the-top-web-design-trends-set-to-dominate-2016Minimalist Illustration Designs that Demonstrate Less is More/article/768/minimalist-inspired-illustration-designs-to-demonstrate-less-is-moreThere is often a lot of elegance in simplicity, and that is certainly the case with illustrations. For guidance on how to deliver on 'less is more', check out this beautiful, minimalist, design, along with logo examples from DesignCrowd. <br/><a href='/article/768/minimalist-inspired-illustration-designs-to-demonstrate-less-is-more' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Wed, 27 Jan 2016 08:39:59 GMT/article/768/minimalist-inspired-illustration-designs-to-demonstrate-less-is-more20 Amazing True Blue Australian Themed Logos to Celebrate Australia Day/article/767/20-amazing-true-blue-australian-themed-logos-to-celebrate-australia-dayThere's much to be celebrated about the glorious land Down Under. Lucky then we have a little thing called Australia Day. We've decided to leave the celebrating of history, politics, and cold beer in the hands of others, and focus on our attention on what we know best – design! Here are 20 amazing A... <br/><a href='/article/767/20-amazing-true-blue-australian-themed-logos-to-celebrate-australia-day' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Tue, 26 Jan 2016 08:26:48 GMT/article/767/20-amazing-true-blue-australian-themed-logos-to-celebrate-australia-day35 Sophisticated Logotypes From The World's Biggest Brands/article/766/35-sophisticated-logotypes-from-the-worlds-biggest-brandsTo pull off a pure logotype, where your brand is reflected by nothing but its name, you usually need a bit of recognition under your belt. But even if you're just starting out, there are benefits to a type-based logo. They're clean, sophisticated, and ultra-modern. They put your brand name front and... <br/><a href='/article/766/35-sophisticated-logotypes-from-the-worlds-biggest-brands' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Mon, 25 Jan 2016 09:07:27 GMT/article/766/35-sophisticated-logotypes-from-the-worlds-biggest-brands29 Blue Logos from the World's 100 Most Famous Brands Keeping Cool/article/764/29-of-the-worlds-top-100-famous-brands-keeping-cool-with-blue-logosUpon analyzing the world's top 100 company's logos, we noticed some clear trends emerge. One of those was the obvious popularity of the color blue, which was the color featured by more than a quarter of businesses. Take a look here at who chose blue for their logo, and what that might say about thei... <br/><a href='/article/764/29-of-the-worlds-top-100-famous-brands-keeping-cool-with-blue-logos' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Sat, 23 Jan 2016 09:41:37 GMT/article/764/29-of-the-worlds-top-100-famous-brands-keeping-cool-with-blue-logos20 Stunning Celebrity Gender Swaps Just For The Sake Of It/article/765/20-stunning-celebrity-gender-swaps-just-for-the-sake-of-itThere are plenty of Hollywood actors and actresses who have been happy to switch genders for the sake of a staring role. But what if other leading celebs decided to regularly adopt a more gender specific persona contrary to their you know, gender...? Our DesignCrowd community used their talents to f... <br/><a href='/article/765/20-stunning-celebrity-gender-swaps-just-for-the-sake-of-it' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Fri, 22 Jan 2016 08:16:35 GMT/article/765/20-stunning-celebrity-gender-swaps-just-for-the-sake-of-itDesigner Interview: Logo And Photoshop Designer Biju A.K. From India/article/762/designer-interview-logo-and-photoshop-designer-biju-ak-from-indiaA childhood passion for drawing has developed into a life-long creative career for India based designer Biju A.K. With more than a decade of experience, bijuak, as he goes by on DesignCrowd has earned almost $20k from entering contests, and puts his success down to participating frequently in projec... <br/><a href='/article/762/designer-interview-logo-and-photoshop-designer-biju-ak-from-india' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Thu, 21 Jan 2016 08:10:12 GMT/article/762/designer-interview-logo-and-photoshop-designer-biju-ak-from-india10 Top Creative Websites To Find Design Inspiration/article/763/10-top-creative-websites-to-find-design-inspirationEvery designer has been there. Reaching a creative destination that leads to nowhere. It's somewhat similar to a "writer's block". Longing for the creative juices to flow, but being in a barren land devoid of inspiration. When all artistic flair has dried up, it's often a good use of time to find in... <br/><a href='/article/763/10-top-creative-websites-to-find-design-inspiration' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Wed, 20 Jan 2016 08:29:26 GMT/article/763/10-top-creative-websites-to-find-design-inspirationWhy 61 of the World's Top 100 Companies Choose Combination Marks For Their Logo/article/761/why-61-of-the-worlds-top-100-companies-choose-combination-marks-for-their-logoThe most consistent design trend of 2015's 100 top-earning companies was the overwhelming preference for a combination mark logo. No surprises really as combination marks are the most versatile of all types of logos which give your company character without losing the brand name. <br/><a href='/article/761/why-61-of-the-worlds-top-100-companies-choose-combination-marks-for-their-logo' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Tue, 19 Jan 2016 08:19:07 GMT/article/761/why-61-of-the-worlds-top-100-companies-choose-combination-marks-for-their-logoThe Top 10 Logo & Graphic Designers from India in 2016/article/760/the-top-ten-ranked-designers-from-india-featured-on-designcrowdWith a culture so rich in history and tradition, it's no surprise the design inspiration coming from India is immense. A quarter of our Top 20 designers come from the South Asia county, while the Top Ten active Indian designers have all earned more than $50k through the crowdsourcing model on Design... <br/><a href='/article/760/the-top-ten-ranked-designers-from-india-featured-on-designcrowd' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Mon, 18 Jan 2016 08:30:31 GMT/article/760/the-top-ten-ranked-designers-from-india-featured-on-designcrowd24 Red Logo Designs from the World's Leading Brands/article/759/24-red-logo-designs-from-the-worlds-leading-brandsIf you want as many people as possible to pay attention to a design, making it bright red can be a pretty good move. Nearly a quarter of 2015's 100 top-earning companies use logos primarily or entirely red to represent their brand. Click here to find out who those companies are, and what industry se... <br/><a href='/article/759/24-red-logo-designs-from-the-worlds-leading-brands' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Sat, 16 Jan 2016 09:20:51 GMT/article/759/24-red-logo-designs-from-the-worlds-leading-brandsCartoon Characters As The Main Subject In Classic Masterpiece Paintings/article/758/cartoon-characters-as-the-main-subject-in-classic-masterpiece-paintingsOn DesignCrowd's community pages, we've found some fabulous examples of old paintings where a cartoon character has taken the place of the original subject. From Disney and Loony Tunes characters, to Family Guy and The Simpsons, here are our favorite Photoshopped pictures from our vaults. <br/><a href='/article/758/cartoon-characters-as-the-main-subject-in-classic-masterpiece-paintings' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Fri, 15 Jan 2016 09:18:48 GMT/article/758/cartoon-characters-as-the-main-subject-in-classic-masterpiece-paintingsDesigner Interview: Logo And Stationery Designer Sergio Coelho From Brazil/article/757/designer-interview-logo-and-stationery-designer-sergio-coelho-from-brazilTaking inspiration from all nature has to offer forms a large part of Sergio Coelho's outlook on creativity. The logo and stationery designer from Lagoa Formosa, Brazil, works from his home overlooking a lake, and has turned his childhood passion for drawing into a successful career in design. <br/><a href='/article/757/designer-interview-logo-and-stationery-designer-sergio-coelho-from-brazil' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Thu, 14 Jan 2016 10:25:22 GMT/article/757/designer-interview-logo-and-stationery-designer-sergio-coelho-from-brazilFree Logo Design Guide for Business Plus Bonus $50 Voucher/article/753/free-logo-design-guide-for-business-plus-bonus-50-voucherOur 40 page logo design guide is bursting with ideas about how to scope out your creative needs, utilize a community of more than half a million professional designers, and get the ideal artwork on a limited budget. <br/><a href='/article/753/free-logo-design-guide-for-business-plus-bonus-50-voucher' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Thu, 14 Jan 2016 07:43:33 GMT/article/753/free-logo-design-guide-for-business-plus-bonus-50-voucher50 Great Car Logo Designs/article/756/50-great-business-logos-featuring-car-designsCars are powerful icons in the imagination for most people, providing mental shortcuts to concepts as deep as freedom, adventure and safety. Using cars in logo design can also be a great way to evoke speed and convenience, making them pretty popular for more industries than you might imagine. Here a... <br/><a href='/article/756/50-great-business-logos-featuring-car-designs' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Wed, 13 Jan 2016 08:24:50 GMT/article/756/50-great-business-logos-featuring-car-designsHow To Design A Logo - Expert Designer Guide Part 5, Final Presentation Techniques/article/755/how-to-design-a-logo--expert-designer-guide-part-5-final-presentation-techniquesThough its the bulk of the work, creating impact with your logo isn't just about crafting a great design - it's about how you present it. After all, you are trying to win a design contest and first impressions count. Find out how to best showcase your entry to the client. <br/><a href='/article/755/how-to-design-a-logo--expert-designer-guide-part-5-final-presentation-techniques' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Tue, 12 Jan 2016 08:29:11 GMT/article/755/how-to-design-a-logo--expert-designer-guide-part-5-final-presentation-techniques4 Ways Your Website Might Be Hurting Your Business/article/754/4-ways-your-website-might-be-hurting-your-businessA good website is equally important – if not more important – as a good shop front. Modern business owners simply cannot afford to neglect their online presence. If you haven’t had a look at your website in a while, chances are an overhaul might be in order. But if you need more convincing, honestly... <br/><a href='/article/754/4-ways-your-website-might-be-hurting-your-business' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Mon, 11 Jan 2016 08:30:21 GMT/article/754/4-ways-your-website-might-be-hurting-your-business20 Out-of-this-World Logos from the Star Wars Universe/article/752/20-out-of-this-world-logos-from-the-star-wars-universeOne of the greatest things about Star Wars (apart from BB-8) is the incredible attention to detail that permeates its entire universe. From the languages and cultures to the histories and clothes, everything has a reason. At DesignCrowd, we're particularly excited about the liberal application of gr... <br/><a href='/article/752/20-out-of-this-world-logos-from-the-star-wars-universe' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Sat, 09 Jan 2016 09:05:20 GMT/article/752/20-out-of-this-world-logos-from-the-star-wars-universeFunny Stoner Sloth (from Stoner Sloth Ads) Photoshop Memes/article/751/stoner-sloth-pictured-alongside-a-stormtrooper-mr-bean-and-a-cherub-in-fun-photoshop-contestThe emergence of #StonerSloth as part of the New South Wales state government's anti-marijuana campaign was met with equal measures of confusion and scorn when released late last year. Here at DesignCrowd, we thought we'd have some fun by asking our designers to imagine the agender creature in alter... <br/><a href='/article/751/stoner-sloth-pictured-alongside-a-stormtrooper-mr-bean-and-a-cherub-in-fun-photoshop-contest' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Fri, 08 Jan 2016 08:30:13 GMT/article/751/stoner-sloth-pictured-alongside-a-stormtrooper-mr-bean-and-a-cherub-in-fun-photoshop-contestNew Logo For BBC Three Illustrates The Difficulties Of Rebranding/article/750/new-logo-for-bbc-three-illustrates-the-difficulties-of-rebrandingRebranding is never an easy task. There are many considerations when adjusting key design elements that are strongly associated with your business, such as logo, website, and colors. So when an institution like the BBC makes a play at changing part of its iconic branding, it was always likely to be ... <br/><a href='/article/750/new-logo-for-bbc-three-illustrates-the-difficulties-of-rebranding' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Thu, 07 Jan 2016 09:00:55 GMT/article/750/new-logo-for-bbc-three-illustrates-the-difficulties-of-rebrandingRose Quartz and Serenity Colored Designs - Pantone's 2016 Colors of the Year/article/749/pantones-2016-colors-of-the-year--rose-quartz-and-serenityPantone nearly broke the design world by announcing not one, but two colors of the year for 2016, or more precisely one blend of two shades. Rose Quartz and Serenity will reign supreme in 2016, so get your color education in early and figure out all the amazing things you could be doing with this po... <br/><a href='/article/749/pantones-2016-colors-of-the-year--rose-quartz-and-serenity' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Wed, 06 Jan 2016 08:30:37 GMT/article/749/pantones-2016-colors-of-the-year--rose-quartz-and-serenityHow To Design A Logo - Expert Designer Guide Part 4, Simplicity For Scalable Design/article/745/how-to-design-a-logo--expert-designer-guide-part-4-simplicity-for-scalable-designYou can certainly work intricacy into your logos, but at the end of the day they need to convey a message in a flash.If you can balance intricate design details with a clear, instantly recognizable message, your logo has done its job. Find out how to achieve that in this DesignCrowd guide. <br/><a href='/article/745/how-to-design-a-logo--expert-designer-guide-part-4-simplicity-for-scalable-design' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Tue, 05 Jan 2016 08:30:38 GMT/article/745/how-to-design-a-logo--expert-designer-guide-part-4-simplicity-for-scalable-design40 Excellent Egg Logos For Fresh Design Inspiration/article/361/40-excellent-egg-logos-for-fresh-design-inspirationEgg inspired logos show a highly concentrated symbolism behind the concepts. Every design expresses various particular meanings and characteristics. Eggs convey many themes that encapsulate birth and the life-cycle, through to statements of faith, prosperity, and wealth creation. <br/><a href='/article/361/40-excellent-egg-logos-for-fresh-design-inspiration' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Mon, 04 Jan 2016 08:30:09 GMT/article/361/40-excellent-egg-logos-for-fresh-design-inspirationFamous Festive Faces Given A Hipster Top Knot/article/748/famous-festive-faces-given-a-hipster-top-knotWith the holiday celebrations winding down, we wondered how a whole line-up of classic festive characters would look if they now found time to get to the hairdressers to ask for the a top knot cut. <br/><a href='/article/748/famous-festive-faces-given-a-hipster-top-knot' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Sat, 02 Jan 2016 08:30:08 GMT/article/748/famous-festive-faces-given-a-hipster-top-knot25 Classy Websites From The World’s Top Car Companies Of 2015/article/743/25-classy-websites-from-the-world’s-top-car-companies-of-2015After taking a look at the superb logos of 2015's top 25 car manufacturers, we now want to draw your attention to their equally impressive websites. The leading car companies in the world are well aware of the importance of their digital identity, and as a result their executions are lesson for any ... <br/><a href='/article/743/25-classy-websites-from-the-world’s-top-car-companies-of-2015' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Thu, 31 Dec 2015 09:30:36 GMT/article/743/25-classy-websites-from-the-world’s-top-car-companies-of-2015100 Famous Corporate Logos From The Top Richest Companies Of 2015/article/744/100-famous-corporate-logos-from-the-top-companies-of-2015It's never a bad time to start thinking seriously about that company you've wanted to start up, and the best way to make some of those crucial decisions, like your logo, is to take a look at what those on the top are doing. If you're interested in which are the most valuable companies of 2015, and ... <br/><a href='/article/744/100-famous-corporate-logos-from-the-top-companies-of-2015' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Wed, 30 Dec 2015 08:30:48 GMT/article/744/100-famous-corporate-logos-from-the-top-companies-of-2015How To Design A Logo - Expert Designer Guide Part 3, The Importance Of Typography/article/742/how-to-design-a-logo--expert-designer-guide-part-3-the-importance-of-typographyFonts are just as much a defining part of a good logo as the colors and illustrations used. When you're looking through your font collection at the start of a new project, ask yourself what each font says to you as you flip through. The font you use must be consistent with what the brand wants to co... <br/><a href='/article/742/how-to-design-a-logo--expert-designer-guide-part-3-the-importance-of-typography' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Tue, 29 Dec 2015 09:00:15 GMT/article/742/how-to-design-a-logo--expert-designer-guide-part-3-the-importance-of-typographyDesignCrowd's Guide On How To Tell A Great Design From A Mediocre One/article/741/designcrowds-guide-on-how-to-tell-a-great-design-from-a-mediocre-oneWhen faced with dozens of design choices, you need some kind of system for evaluating them. Without any design expertise, this can seem like a scary task, but really a great design comes down to just a few key points. If you're worried you might inadvertently miss the highest quality entries, follow... <br/><a href='/article/741/designcrowds-guide-on-how-to-tell-a-great-design-from-a-mediocre-one' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Mon, 28 Dec 2015 08:30:46 GMT/article/741/designcrowds-guide-on-how-to-tell-a-great-design-from-a-mediocre-oneFamous Politicians Wear Terrible Holiday Jumpers In Awkward Festive Family Photos/article/746/famous-politicians-wear-terrible-holiday-jumpers-in-awkward-festive-family-photosAwkward family photos are as much part of Christmas as stockings on the mantelpiece and fairy lights on the tree. Somehow, the carefully arranged shots we imagine as serene, cute and festive, usually end up looking corny, weird and scary. DesignCrowd's Photoshop wizards imagined politicians posing i... <br/><a href='/article/746/famous-politicians-wear-terrible-holiday-jumpers-in-awkward-festive-family-photos' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Sat, 26 Dec 2015 07:30:08 GMT/article/746/famous-politicians-wear-terrible-holiday-jumpers-in-awkward-festive-family-photosWhat if Donald Trump and Other Politicians Appeared in Famous Festive Movies?/article/740/what-if-donald-trump-and-other-politicians-appeared-in-famous-festive-moviesEverybody has a holiday movie they look forward to watching all year. But could you stomach these films if politicians hijacked the lead roles? After the amazing results of our Photoshop wizards to putting Donald Trump into horror scenes, we couldn't resist finding out what he and his contemporaries... <br/><a href='/article/740/what-if-donald-trump-and-other-politicians-appeared-in-famous-festive-movies' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Thu, 24 Dec 2015 09:30:00 GMT/article/740/what-if-donald-trump-and-other-politicians-appeared-in-famous-festive-moviesHow To Design A Logo - Expert Designer Guide Part 2, How Color Affects Emotion/article/737/how-to-design-a-logo--expert-designer-guide-part-2-how-color-affects-emotionDifferent colors and shades have different effects on people. Though we can predict how most people in a cultural group will respond, these effects can vary from person to person and culture to culture. Here are a few basic color psychology rules to guide your messaging. <br/><a href='/article/737/how-to-design-a-logo--expert-designer-guide-part-2-how-color-affects-emotion' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Wed, 23 Dec 2015 09:30:50 GMT/article/737/how-to-design-a-logo--expert-designer-guide-part-2-how-color-affects-emotionDesignCrowd Has Launched New Community Features/article/747/designcrowd-has-launched-new-community-featuresDesignCrowd has launched a new platform to host Community Contests as a way for creatives to interact with one another, showcase their talent, develop new skills and simply have fun! Contests are launched by DesignCrowd or directly by the community and is the first of some cool new features DesignCr... <br/><a href='/article/747/designcrowd-has-launched-new-community-features' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Wed, 23 Dec 2015 02:15:17 GMT/article/747/designcrowd-has-launched-new-community-features15 Famous Brands Who Have Revamped Their Logo For The Festive Season/article/739/15-famous-brands-who-have-revamped-their-logo-for-the-festive-seasonThe merry season is in full swing and everybody wants a piece of the action. All over the place we see companies align themselves with the holidays to boost sales, foster client relationships and probably just have a bit of fun. Have a look here at 15 of our favorite holiday logo re-designs as execu... <br/><a href='/article/739/15-famous-brands-who-have-revamped-their-logo-for-the-festive-season' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Tue, 22 Dec 2015 08:30:35 GMT/article/739/15-famous-brands-who-have-revamped-their-logo-for-the-festive-season25 Hilariously Terrible Christmas Album Covers Of All Time/article/736/25-hilariously-terrible-christmas-album-covers-of-all-timeThe holiday season is great for creative people, offering opportunities to sell wares or perform in all manner of productions. But not all art is equal, and bizarre creations are just as commonplace as quality offerings. We can't speak to their music, but here are 25 Christmas-themed album covers th... <br/><a href='/article/736/25-hilariously-terrible-christmas-album-covers-of-all-time' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Mon, 21 Dec 2015 08:30:02 GMT/article/736/25-hilariously-terrible-christmas-album-covers-of-all-time50 Creative Christmas Logos to Celebrate the Festive Season/article/738/50-creative-christmas-logos-to-celebrate-the-festive-seasonThe holiday season offers more opportunity for goods and services sales than any other time of year, making it attractive to retailers focused exclusively on festive products. Single-purpose companies require single-purpose branding, making the festive logo trade a busy one. Plus, it's fun to play w... <br/><a href='/article/738/50-creative-christmas-logos-to-celebrate-the-festive-season' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Sat, 19 Dec 2015 08:30:37 GMT/article/738/50-creative-christmas-logos-to-celebrate-the-festive-seasonYoda, Darth Vader, And Co As World Leaders In Star Wars Themed Photoshop Contest/article/735/yoda-darth-vader-and-co-as-world-leaders-in-star-wars-themed-photoshop-contestIt's not often we see collective attention drawn away from Santa during the holiday season, but December 2015 is bringing with it perhaps the most hotly anticipated movie of the decade - Star Wars: the Force Awakens. Our design community imagined what the popular characters would look like if they w... <br/><a href='/article/735/yoda-darth-vader-and-co-as-world-leaders-in-star-wars-themed-photoshop-contest' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Fri, 18 Dec 2015 01:30:00 GMT/article/735/yoda-darth-vader-and-co-as-world-leaders-in-star-wars-themed-photoshop-contest4 Ways Your Business Can Utilize Branding During the Holiday Season/article/734/4-ways-your-business-can-utilize-branding-during-the-holiday-seasonThe holiday season is one of the busiest times of year for many businesses, especially in retail, so boosting marketing efforts during this time is essential. Festive branding doesn't need to be expensive or complicate – just focus on a few small steps, hone in on the most effective channels, and yo... <br/><a href='/article/734/4-ways-your-business-can-utilize-branding-during-the-holiday-season' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Thu, 17 Dec 2015 09:00:08 GMT/article/734/4-ways-your-business-can-utilize-branding-during-the-holiday-seasonHow To Design A Logo - Expert Designer Guide Part 1/article/733/how-to-design-a-logo--expert-designer-guide-part-1In this series of articles, originally featured on brandcrowd, we will explore five guidelines for how to create memorable and winning logos. First up is understanding the number on principle in design - "Be original". <br/><a href='/article/733/how-to-design-a-logo--expert-designer-guide-part-1' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Wed, 16 Dec 2015 08:30:33 GMT/article/733/how-to-design-a-logo--expert-designer-guide-part-125 Car Logos from the World's Top, Most Famous Car Brands/article/732/25-famous-car-logos-of-the-worlds-top-selling-manufacturersLogos fit to represent the most powerful car manufacturers in the world have to be executed impeccably, making them perfect for case studies on standout design. Take a look at 2015's most lucrative automotive manufacturers and their logos and learn how color, shape and structural decisions create mo... <br/><a href='/article/732/25-famous-car-logos-of-the-worlds-top-selling-manufacturers' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Tue, 15 Dec 2015 08:30:48 GMT/article/732/25-famous-car-logos-of-the-worlds-top-selling-manufacturersOld & Classic Ads - 100 Year Evolution of Print Ads/article/269/the-100-year-evolution-of-print-adsAdvertising in the digital age is more ubiquitous than ever. With increasingly interactive and unconventional advertising formats, it is sometimes easy to forgot about one of the fundamental classic mediums for delivering advertising: print. In one form or another, print ads have been around since t... <br/><a href='/article/269/the-100-year-evolution-of-print-ads' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Mon, 14 Dec 2015 08:30:29 GMT/article/269/the-100-year-evolution-of-print-adsCelebrity Mums as Comic Book Superheroes (Funny Photoshop Designs)/article/731/celebrity-mums-imagined-as-comic-book-superheroes-in-designcrowd-photoshop-contestWith Kim Kardashian recently having her second child, it again threw the spotlight on celebrity mums who are balancing babies with a very public life in the media. So to recognize what we imagine would require some sort of superpower, our design community illustrated famous mums as comic book heroin... <br/><a href='/article/731/celebrity-mums-imagined-as-comic-book-superheroes-in-designcrowd-photoshop-contest' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Sat, 12 Dec 2015 09:30:01 GMT/article/731/celebrity-mums-imagined-as-comic-book-superheroes-in-designcrowd-photoshop-contestTop 10 American Graphic & Logo Designers in 2015/article/730/top-american-designers-featured-on-designcrowdTwo of our top 20 designers come from the US, while the Top Ten active US designers have all earned more than $25k through the crowdsourcing model on DesignCrowd. Check out some of their winning design entries, and click their user names to view their portfolios. <br/><a href='/article/730/top-american-designers-featured-on-designcrowd' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Fri, 11 Dec 2015 08:30:51 GMT/article/730/top-american-designers-featured-on-designcrowd25 Top DJ Logo Designs From The World's Most Popular And Highly Paid DJs In 2015/article/729/25-top-logo-designs-from-the-worlds-most-popular-and-highly-paid-djs-in-2015The top ranking DJs have logos and insignias that not only reflective of their personality, but also their musical style. Here's DesignCrowd's round-up of 25 DJ logo designs from some of the most popular and highest paid DJs in 2015. <br/><a href='/article/729/25-top-logo-designs-from-the-worlds-most-popular-and-highly-paid-djs-in-2015' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Thu, 10 Dec 2015 08:30:00 GMT/article/729/25-top-logo-designs-from-the-worlds-most-popular-and-highly-paid-djs-in-2015Six Reasons Why Pen And Paper Still Matter In The Design Process/article/728/six-reasons-why-pen-and-paper-still-matter-in-the-design-processThe role of pen and paper in the design process is often downplayed in a highly computerized world. But dismissing this medium entirely would sacrifice an important pair of creative tools for idea generation. Here are six reasons why designers should work away from a computer and find inspiration in... <br/><a href='/article/728/six-reasons-why-pen-and-paper-still-matter-in-the-design-process' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Wed, 09 Dec 2015 08:30:04 GMT/article/728/six-reasons-why-pen-and-paper-still-matter-in-the-design-processTips On How To Choose Between Several Favorite Designs For Your Business/article/727/tips-on-how-to-choose-between-several-favorite-designs-for-your-businessWith most contests on DesignCrowd generating dozens of great entries, it's easy to get stuck trying to decide between two or more favorites. These are decisions that should not be made lightly. If you find yourself with the enviable problem of too many quality designs, here are some tips on how to m... <br/><a href='/article/727/tips-on-how-to-choose-between-several-favorite-designs-for-your-business' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Tue, 08 Dec 2015 02:31:22 GMT/article/727/tips-on-how-to-choose-between-several-favorite-designs-for-your-business20 Cool Crowdsourced Cafe And Restaurant Logos/article/409/20-cool-crowdsourced-cafe-and-restaurant-logosIn this article we focus on Cafe and Restaurant Logo Design. Branding for these businesses can help or hinder success in an industry that is notoriously tough. Whether you're considering a logo redesign or starting from scratch, brand identity has never been more important. Find out why branding mat... <br/><a href='/article/409/20-cool-crowdsourced-cafe-and-restaurant-logos' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Mon, 07 Dec 2015 09:30:05 GMT/article/409/20-cool-crowdsourced-cafe-and-restaurant-logosDesignCrowd A Deloitte Technology Fast 500 Asia Pacific Company For Second Year Running/article/726/designcrowd-a-deloitte-technology-fast-500-asia-pacific-company-for-second-year-runningHot on the heels of our recognition as a Deloitte TechFast50 company for the second year running, and our milestone of $30m in projects, we are delighted to announce a further accolade. We have ranked as one of the 2015 Deloitte Technology Fast 500 companies in Asia Pacific. <br/><a href='/article/726/designcrowd-a-deloitte-technology-fast-500-asia-pacific-company-for-second-year-running' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Mon, 07 Dec 2015 04:37:20 GMT/article/726/designcrowd-a-deloitte-technology-fast-500-asia-pacific-company-for-second-year-runningJonah Hill Is Not The Only One – Potential Business Cards For Other Celebrities/article/725/jonah-hill-is-not-the-only-one-–-potential-business-cards-for-other-celebritiesWolf of Wall Street star Jonah Hill has apparently come up with the novel idea of handing out business cards to persistent fans. Here at DesignCrowd, we wondered what the business cards of other celebrities might look like. Check out the suggestions from our talented design community. <br/><a href='/article/725/jonah-hill-is-not-the-only-one-–-potential-business-cards-for-other-celebrities' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Sat, 05 Dec 2015 09:30:25 GMT/article/725/jonah-hill-is-not-the-only-one-–-potential-business-cards-for-other-celebritiesDesignCrowd Photoshop Contest Imagines International Politicians With Donald Trump's Haircut/article/724/designcrowd-photoshop-contest-imagines-international-politicians-with-donald-trumps-haircutWe don't imagine many of the world's politicians will choose to follow suit and take Donald Trump's tact when dealing with most global issues. But what if they did adopt his hairstyle? Our design community set to work to come up with some fantastically creative, and somewhat unnerving, images of wor... <br/><a href='/article/724/designcrowd-photoshop-contest-imagines-international-politicians-with-donald-trumps-haircut' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Fri, 04 Dec 2015 04:00:00 GMT/article/724/designcrowd-photoshop-contest-imagines-international-politicians-with-donald-trumps-haircutDesigner Interview: Graphic Designer And Illustrator Zaida Wilson From Edinburgh/article/723/designer-interview-graphic-designer-and-illustrator-zaida-wilson-from-edinburghGraphic designer and illustrator Zaida Wilson is not one to do things half heartedly. After moving her whole life across the Atlantic to be with the love of her life, she joined DesignCrowd to help pursue her passion for creativity. Now a prolific packaging designer, Zee, as she goes by, is ranked i... <br/><a href='/article/723/designer-interview-graphic-designer-and-illustrator-zaida-wilson-from-edinburgh' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Thu, 03 Dec 2015 09:30:00 GMT/article/723/designer-interview-graphic-designer-and-illustrator-zaida-wilson-from-edinburghWhat Are The Key Elements You Should Have In Your Company's Style Guide?/article/722/what-are-the-key-elements-you-should-have-in-your-companys-style-guideWe previously explained why a style guide is an absolute must, now we'll explain what you need in it. If you're ready to set some guidelines for your visual brand identity, starting with a solid style guide is definitely the way to go. Find out how to make sure your logo, written communications and ... <br/><a href='/article/722/what-are-the-key-elements-you-should-have-in-your-companys-style-guide' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Wed, 02 Dec 2015 09:00:17 GMT/article/722/what-are-the-key-elements-you-should-have-in-your-companys-style-guideFive Great Tips For How Business Owners Can Work Well With A Designer/article/720/five-great-tips-for-how-business-owners-can-work-well-with-a-designerAs a business owner you'll surely have to work with a professional designer, be it for a one-off logo design or regular assistance with marketing collateral. Knowing how to make the most of that relationship will ensure you get the best results. Here are five tips to create a positive work environme... <br/><a href='/article/720/five-great-tips-for-how-business-owners-can-work-well-with-a-designer' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Tue, 01 Dec 2015 03:30:37 GMT/article/720/five-great-tips-for-how-business-owners-can-work-well-with-a-designerHow Joining The DesignCrowd Community Can Help Fast-Track Your Design Career/article/721/how-joining-the-designcrowd-community-can-help-fasttrack-your-design-careerSome people are sceptical about becoming involved in bidding contests for design work, but here are a five things I picked up from being part of the DesignCrowd community that helped fast track my career. <br/><a href='/article/721/how-joining-the-designcrowd-community-can-help-fasttrack-your-design-career' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Mon, 30 Nov 2015 08:30:41 GMT/article/721/how-joining-the-designcrowd-community-can-help-fasttrack-your-design-careerCelebrities Photoshopped With Crazy Facial Hair For Movember/article/718/celebrities-photoshopped-with-crazy-facial-hair-for-movemberMovember is almost over and it's time to tally up our hairy successes. But no charity event is complete without some celebrity support. So in an unofficial capacity, we asked our designers to give some of the biggest names of our times some crazy beards and mo's. Some of our favorites can be found r... <br/><a href='/article/718/celebrities-photoshopped-with-crazy-facial-hair-for-movember' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Fri, 27 Nov 2015 01:10:40 GMT/article/718/celebrities-photoshopped-with-crazy-facial-hair-for-movemberWhen Should You Consider A Rebrand For Your Business?/article/717/when-should-you-consider-a-rebrand-for-your-businessIn the age of crowdsourcing, amazing design is always at your fingertips, which makes it tempting to rebrand your business every time you get bored with your look. But a brand is a time and cost-intensive investment, and changing it should never be done on a whim. Here are three situations in which ... <br/><a href='/article/717/when-should-you-consider-a-rebrand-for-your-business' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Thu, 26 Nov 2015 03:55:29 GMT/article/717/when-should-you-consider-a-rebrand-for-your-businessThe Typographic Terms You Need To Know To Turn You Into An Expert Designer/article/716/the-typographic-terms-you-need-to-know-to-turn-you-into-an-expert-designerJust about all designers will eventually be faced with the challenge of incorporating text into one of their creations, so studying up on some basic typography theory is a smart move. Here we look at the invisible force reigning over legible type: spacing. Click to learn the features of leading, tra... <br/><a href='/article/716/the-typographic-terms-you-need-to-know-to-turn-you-into-an-expert-designer' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Wed, 25 Nov 2015 01:11:40 GMT/article/716/the-typographic-terms-you-need-to-know-to-turn-you-into-an-expert-designerHow To Reproduce Your Logo Design in Digital Format For Presentations/article/715/how-to-reproduce-your-logo-design-in-digital-format-for-presentationsIf you manage any area of your business' branding, you'll know how important uniformity, appearance, and execution is to making the right impression. Here are some tips on how to reproduce your logo design on digital presentations. <br/><a href='/article/715/how-to-reproduce-your-logo-design-in-digital-format-for-presentations' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Tue, 24 Nov 2015 03:54:49 GMT/article/715/how-to-reproduce-your-logo-design-in-digital-format-for-presentationsZoolander 2 Movie Poster Redesigned In Funny Photoshop Contest By DesignCrowd/article/714/zoolander-2-movie-poster-redesigned-in-funny-photoshop-contest-by-designcrowdZoolander 2 is so hot right now. With the release of the trailer and movie posters for the highly anticipated sequel, fans of the cult film are buzzing about seeing Derek and Hansel back together again. Here at DesignCrowd, we felt it was a great opportunity to see what other couples would look like... <br/><a href='/article/714/zoolander-2-movie-poster-redesigned-in-funny-photoshop-contest-by-designcrowd' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Mon, 23 Nov 2015 01:30:00 GMT/article/714/zoolander-2-movie-poster-redesigned-in-funny-photoshop-contest-by-designcrowd5 Bird Logos to Welcome Mockingjay Part 2/article/712/5-inspiring-bird-logos-to-welcome-mockingjay-part-2After an agonizing wait, the day where Katniss Everdeen leads her rebel army to challenge the Capitol under President Snow is finally upon us! This weekend, The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 2 is finally released across the globe. In celebration, here are five inspiring logos that also use a promine... <br/><a href='/article/712/5-inspiring-bird-logos-to-welcome-mockingjay-part-2' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Sat, 21 Nov 2015 09:00:17 GMT/article/712/5-inspiring-bird-logos-to-welcome-mockingjay-part-2DesignCrowd Recognized For Second Year Running As A Deloitte TechFast50 Company/article/713/designcrowd-recognized-for-the-second-year-running-as-a-deloitte-techfast50-companyHere at DesignCrowd, we're delighted to announce we have been recognized for the second year running as a Deloitte TechFast50 company. At Thursday night's ceremony, we were ranked 38th, with 143% revenue growth over the past three years. <br/><a href='/article/713/designcrowd-recognized-for-the-second-year-running-as-a-deloitte-techfast50-company' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Fri, 20 Nov 2015 10:30:10 GMT/article/713/designcrowd-recognized-for-the-second-year-running-as-a-deloitte-techfast50-company5 Minimalist Designs Achieving Maximum Impact Through Minimalism/article/711/5-designs-achieving-maximum-impact-through-minimalismYou may never have heard of it, but Use Less Stuff Day definitely has a good point – less is, as we all know, is often more. Undoubtedly this maxim applies to the world of design, with minimalist designs being versatile, classy and impactful. Here are five of our favorite minimalist designs sourced ... <br/><a href='/article/711/5-designs-achieving-maximum-impact-through-minimalism' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Thu, 19 Nov 2015 08:30:44 GMT/article/711/5-designs-achieving-maximum-impact-through-minimalismOrigins Of Symbols And Patterns - The Japanese Seigaiha Symbol In The Modern Context/article/710/origins-of-symbols-and-patterns--the-japanese-seigaiha-symbol-in-the-modern-contextRachel Wheatley looks at the origins of symbols and patterns we constantly see in the sphere of design. In this first installment, she looks at how the Japanese seigaiha symbol has become popular in the past few decades in Western design, especially in t-shirts, signs, interiors, fashion and in othe... <br/><a href='/article/710/origins-of-symbols-and-patterns--the-japanese-seigaiha-symbol-in-the-modern-context' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Wed, 18 Nov 2015 09:30:34 GMT/article/710/origins-of-symbols-and-patterns--the-japanese-seigaiha-symbol-in-the-modern-context5 Up-and-Coming Startups and Their Cutting-Edge Websites/article/709/5-up-and-coming-startups-and-their-cutting-edge-websitesEverybody recognizes that entrepreneurs know how to stay one step ahead, so keeping an eye on their movements is never a bad idea. In celebration of Entrepreneurs' Day, we have found five startup companies experiencing incredible growth and taken a closer look at their websites to see what we can le... <br/><a href='/article/709/5-up-and-coming-startups-and-their-cutting-edge-websites' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Tue, 17 Nov 2015 07:30:55 GMT/article/709/5-up-and-coming-startups-and-their-cutting-edge-websitesCelebrities In Regular Day-To-Day Jobs/article/708/celebrities-in-regular-day-to-day-jobsCelebrities are by definition associated with living the high life, full of exclusive events, fabulous fashion, and copious amounts of Champagne. But we asked our creative DesignCrowd community to come up with Photoshopped images that would place these celebrities in regular jobs. <br/><a href='/article/708/celebrities-in-regular-day-to-day-jobs' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Mon, 16 Nov 2015 05:00:16 GMT/article/708/celebrities-in-regular-day-to-day-jobsTop 10 Italian Graphic/Logo Designers on DesignCrowd/article/707/top-ten-italian-designers-working-on-designcrowdItaly is renowned for its flare for all things design. Whether it be the fashion or architecture, the country, and the people, ooze an almost unsurpassed level of style. Here are our Top Ten ranked Italian designers based on revenue, and some examples of their work. <br/><a href='/article/707/top-ten-italian-designers-working-on-designcrowd' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Fri, 13 Nov 2015 04:43:04 GMT/article/707/top-ten-italian-designers-working-on-designcrowdWho Will Play The Next James Bond? DesignCrowd Solves The Mystery/article/706/who-will-play-the-next-james-bondWith Daniel Craig claiming he's over playing James Bond, the world is waiting to see if he will in fact continue on for a fifth instalment. Here at DesignCrowd, we decided to jump the [Walther PPK] gun and make it our secret mission to discover who could replace the 47-year-old if he chooses to call... <br/><a href='/article/706/who-will-play-the-next-james-bond' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Thu, 12 Nov 2015 05:30:00 GMT/article/706/who-will-play-the-next-james-bond5 Reasons Business Cards Still Matter/article/705/5-reasons-business-cards-still-matterIn the age of the smartphone, little cardboard rectangles with your name on might seem like an outdated mode of communication. But there's a good reason personalized business cards are still around: they work. If you're unsure if this is an expense you want to incur, take a look at these five reason... <br/><a href='/article/705/5-reasons-business-cards-still-matter' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Wed, 11 Nov 2015 00:23:48 GMT/article/705/5-reasons-business-cards-still-matter5 Brain-twisting Post Apocalypse Designs to Celebrate Fallout 4/article/704/5-brain-twisting-post-apocalypse-designs-to-celebrate-fallout-4Finally the wait is over for hardcore gamers who can officially get their hands on the long-awaited Fallout 4. If you haven't quite been able to pick up your copy yet, or prefer to wait until the weekend to get sucked into an apocalyptic bubble of awesome, maybe you can while away the time with thes... <br/><a href='/article/704/5-brain-twisting-post-apocalypse-designs-to-celebrate-fallout-4' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Tue, 10 Nov 2015 01:59:03 GMT/article/704/5-brain-twisting-post-apocalypse-designs-to-celebrate-fallout-410 Previously Overlooked DesignCrowd Entries/article/703/10-previously-overlooked-designcrowd-entriesThere are a huge number of reasons why an entry may not be picked for first place in a design contest, but quality is rarely one of them. Often, it simply comes down to personal taste. Luckily, a lost contest does not mean lost effort – many designs add to designers' portfolios, and may even be avai... <br/><a href='/article/703/10-previously-overlooked-designcrowd-entries' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Mon, 09 Nov 2015 00:17:28 GMT/article/703/10-previously-overlooked-designcrowd-entriesThe World's Most Famous Bridges in the Wrong Places/article/702/the-worlds-most-famous-bridges-in-the-wrong-placesBridges are some of the most iconic landmarks of any city, and are a defining cultural, historical and architectural element within their surroundings. Here at DesignCrowd, we challenged some of our community of 480,000 designers to imagine these recognizable structures spanning foreign waters. <br/><a href='/article/702/the-worlds-most-famous-bridges-in-the-wrong-places' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Fri, 06 Nov 2015 02:40:41 GMT/article/702/the-worlds-most-famous-bridges-in-the-wrong-placesDesign Using Adobe Illustrator – How To Use Different Brushes And Opacity levels For Shading/article/701/design-using-adobe-illustrator-–-how-to-use-different-brushes-and-opacity-levels-for-shadingAdobe Illustrator is one of the staple tools for anyone wanting to create beautiful vector art and illustrations. In this guest article, Danielle Tarroza explains three ways to use basic features to create shading in the popular design program. <br/><a href='/article/701/design-using-adobe-illustrator-–-how-to-use-different-brushes-and-opacity-levels-for-shading' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Thu, 05 Nov 2015 05:30:10 GMT/article/701/design-using-adobe-illustrator-–-how-to-use-different-brushes-and-opacity-levels-for-shadingUgly Words Made Beautiful/article/700/ugly-words-made-beautifulWhen the Chrome browser extension PC2Respect went viral earlier this year, its popularity was driven by the fact it unveiled a hidden, ugly meaning behind what seemed like innocent words. Ever driven by aesthetic challenges, we at DesignCrowd got inspired to take the ultimate design challenge – to n... <br/><a href='/article/700/ugly-words-made-beautiful' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Wed, 04 Nov 2015 01:55:44 GMT/article/700/ugly-words-made-beautifulTypographic Terms Every Designer Should Know/article/699/typographic-terms-every-designer-should-knowFonts and typography may not appear like the most complicated design challenges out there, but they're a lot more technical than you think. Having a rudimentary understanding of the elements of typography, as well as knowing their names, can help you be more precise in your application and evaluatio... <br/><a href='/article/699/typographic-terms-every-designer-should-know' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Tue, 03 Nov 2015 00:41:03 GMT/article/699/typographic-terms-every-designer-should-knowRival Brands Nike, Adidas, Apple, Android and Google Combine Logos/article/698/rival-brands-nike-adidas-apple-android-and-google-combine-logosWe wondered what might happen if some of the world's most ubiquitous brands joined forces with their competitors. Would they become the ultimate in brand awareness, or would they form something altogether new? To answer these questions, we asked our designers to come up with the logos of these new s... <br/><a href='/article/698/rival-brands-nike-adidas-apple-android-and-google-combine-logos' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Mon, 02 Nov 2015 04:24:41 GMT/article/698/rival-brands-nike-adidas-apple-android-and-google-combine-logosHow Iconic Landmarks Might Look After A Zombie Apocalypse/article/697/how-iconic-landmarks-might-look-after-a-zombie-apocalypseWith the launch of Scouts Guide to the Zombie Apocalypse, and talk of a 28 Months Later movie, we asked our design community to imagine how the Earth would look if the living dead were to roam free. So as a Halloween tick-and-treat of the eye, here are our top Photoshopped images of iconic World lan... <br/><a href='/article/697/how-iconic-landmarks-might-look-after-a-zombie-apocalypse' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Fri, 30 Oct 2015 06:08:20 GMT/article/697/how-iconic-landmarks-might-look-after-a-zombie-apocalypse5 Scarily Good Classic Horror Movie Posters For Halloween/article/696/5-scarily-good-classic-horror-movie-posters-for-halloweenAnother Halloween is upon us, and just as some of our favorite iconic horror films continue to scare new audiences every year, their posters continue to stand out as exemplars of on-point design. Check out these amazing classic posters and our explanation of why they work so well. <br/><a href='/article/696/5-scarily-good-classic-horror-movie-posters-for-halloween' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Thu, 29 Oct 2015 23:29:09 GMT/article/696/5-scarily-good-classic-horror-movie-posters-for-halloweenDesigner Interview: Logo Specialist Sonya Popova From Sofia/article/695/designer-interview-logo-specialist-sonya-popova-from-sofiaCreative to the core, Sonya Popova has spent her career in the design industry. Her expertise in logo design has seen her win dozens of competitions on DesignCrowd, which has elevated her to one of the Top 100 designers on the site. <br/><a href='/article/695/designer-interview-logo-specialist-sonya-popova-from-sofia' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Thu, 29 Oct 2015 07:03:21 GMT/article/695/designer-interview-logo-specialist-sonya-popova-from-sofia9 Feline-tastic Designs for National Cat Day/article/694/9-feline-tastic-designs-for-national-cat-dayOctober 29 marks the day to celebrate the internet's favorite creature – it's national cat day! We're big fans of our feline overlords, and even bigger fans of outstanding catty designs. Check out these amazing images to celebrate each of our furry friends' nine lives. <br/><a href='/article/694/9-feline-tastic-designs-for-national-cat-day' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Thu, 29 Oct 2015 02:03:19 GMT/article/694/9-feline-tastic-designs-for-national-cat-dayAlternative Design Suggestions For The New Zealand Flag/article/693/alternative-design-suggestions-for-the-new-zealand-flagWith New Zealand moving ever closer to a referendum on whether it should change a key element of its national identity, we thought we'd 'flag' (apologies), some design suggestions our global community of creatives came up with. In case there is no stand-out candidate from the official selection to c... <br/><a href='/article/693/alternative-design-suggestions-for-the-new-zealand-flag' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Wed, 28 Oct 2015 06:04:01 GMT/article/693/alternative-design-suggestions-for-the-new-zealand-flagDoes Your Business Need a Style Guide? Four Questions To Ask Yourself/article/692/does-your-business-need-a-style-guide-four-questions-to-ask-yourselfPeople tend to think of style guides as long, intimidating documents making everybody's life hard. In fact they should be viewed as just the opposite. A comprehensive style guide should leave you free to develop creative content and maintain brand consistency. If you're still not convinced you need ... <br/><a href='/article/692/does-your-business-need-a-style-guide-four-questions-to-ask-yourself' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Tue, 27 Oct 2015 03:14:36 GMT/article/692/does-your-business-need-a-style-guide-four-questions-to-ask-yourselfPoliticians Past And Present From Around The World Are Given A Man Bun/article/691/politicians-past-and-present-from-around-the-world-are-given-a-man-bunAfter a photo went viral of US Presidential candidate Donald Trump sporting a stylish man bun, we thought we’d ask our community of designers to imagine other political personalities with the hipster inspired haircut. Here are our favorite photoshopped images. <br/><a href='/article/691/politicians-past-and-present-from-around-the-world-are-given-a-man-bun' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Mon, 26 Oct 2015 05:19:03 GMT/article/691/politicians-past-and-present-from-around-the-world-are-given-a-man-bunDesigner Interview: Oregon Based Photoshop Specialist Joel Krebs/article/690/designer-interview-oregon-based-photoshop-specialist-joel-krebsWhat started out as a pastime involving altering photos for social media has now become a fully fledged career for Oregon based designer Joel Krebs. A winner of multiple design competitions on DesignCrowd, jkrebs04, as he goes by, has plenty of helpful advice to offer aspiring designers. <br/><a href='/article/690/designer-interview-oregon-based-photoshop-specialist-joel-krebs' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Fri, 23 Oct 2015 04:33:58 GMT/article/690/designer-interview-oregon-based-photoshop-specialist-joel-krebs5 Stylish Celebrity Logos/article/689/5-stylish-celebrity-logosWith Kanye West apparently announcing his bid for POTUS 2020, we thought it'd be a perfect time to create a personal logo for him. But why stop there? Instead of limiting ourselves, we asked our designers to create logos for all their favorite celebrities. Some of our stand-outs are right here! <br/><a href='/article/689/5-stylish-celebrity-logos' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Fri, 23 Oct 2015 01:01:48 GMT/article/689/5-stylish-celebrity-logos5 Totally Un-Cheesy Pizza Logos in Honor of Pizza Month/article/688/5-totally-uncheesy-pizza-logos-in-honor-of-pizza-monthIt's pizza month, or the time of the year where ordering cheesy goodness every day is totally legitimate because you're raising awareness…or something. To honor everybody's favorite Italian treat, we've rounded up our favorite pizza logos. And so you learn something along the way, we've analyzed why... <br/><a href='/article/688/5-totally-uncheesy-pizza-logos-in-honor-of-pizza-month' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Thu, 22 Oct 2015 02:01:43 GMT/article/688/5-totally-uncheesy-pizza-logos-in-honor-of-pizza-month5 Advantages of Creating a Company Shirt/article/687/5-advantages-of-creating-a-company-shirtWith design costs such as logos and websites to consider, a new business owner may not want to even think about investing in a company shirt. But branded t-shirts can be a true workhorse for marketing, team spirit and company culture, so maybe it's time to give them some serious thought. <br/><a href='/article/687/5-advantages-of-creating-a-company-shirt' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Wed, 21 Oct 2015 04:37:23 GMT/article/687/5-advantages-of-creating-a-company-shirt5 Common Free Logos to Avoid/article/686/5-common-free-logos-to-avoidIf you're a new business owner and considering using a free logo from the internet, take our advice: "Don't do it" . At the very least, stay well away from any of these five hopelessly overdone designs inexperienced creatives fall back on again and again. Using something free may seem like a good id... <br/><a href='/article/686/5-common-free-logos-to-avoid' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Tue, 20 Oct 2015 00:50:04 GMT/article/686/5-common-free-logos-to-avoidJustin Bieber Exposed in 5 More Unflattering Photos/article/684/justin-bieber-exposed-in-5-more-unflattering-photosAfter Justin Bieber was photographed in the nude while on holiday recently, we wondered if there were any more unflattering pictures of the pop-superstar out there. And thanks to the combined creative talents of our extensive design community, we were able to dig up this set of beauties. <br/><a href='/article/684/justin-bieber-exposed-in-5-more-unflattering-photos' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Fri, 16 Oct 2015 01:25:56 GMT/article/684/justin-bieber-exposed-in-5-more-unflattering-photos5 New Facebook Buttons We Want Right Now/article/683/5-new-facebook-buttons-we-want-right-nowWhether Mark Zuckerberg actually announced a 'Dislike' button for Facebook last month remains open to conjecture. What is clearer, is a series of icons is being developed for users to better respond to posts on their newsfeeds. So in a bid to predict what the designs might look like, we asked our de... <br/><a href='/article/683/5-new-facebook-buttons-we-want-right-now' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Thu, 15 Oct 2015 04:43:27 GMT/article/683/5-new-facebook-buttons-we-want-right-nowDesignCrowd Hits $30M in Projects/article/682/designcrowd-hits-30m-in-projectsWe love big numbers at DesignCrowd. Our creative community has expanded to more than 485,000 designers. 7.5 million designs have been submitted to our contests. And now, we’re delighted to announce we have hit $30 million in projects. <br/><a href='/article/682/designcrowd-hits-30m-in-projects' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Wed, 14 Oct 2015 01:54:16 GMT/article/682/designcrowd-hits-30m-in-projects5 Charity Logos Making Champion Color Choices/article/681/5-charity-logos-making-champion-color-choicesWith the multicolored line-up of awareness charity ribbons in the World today, it's easy for all the brands to become a blur. But there's good reason for charities to align themselves with strong colors, and we're here to show how that's done right. <br/><a href='/article/681/5-charity-logos-making-champion-color-choices' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Tue, 13 Oct 2015 23:15:40 GMT/article/681/5-charity-logos-making-champion-color-choicesThe 7 Steps of a Professional Design Process/article/680/the-7-steps-of-a-professional-design-processThe path from an initial client proposal to a successfully implemented design is not always an easy one, and there's lots a designer has to remember along the way. If you're a bit worried about managing your own projects effectively, this article takes you from reading the client brief all the way t... <br/><a href='/article/680/the-7-steps-of-a-professional-design-process' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Mon, 12 Oct 2015 23:13:23 GMT/article/680/the-7-steps-of-a-professional-design-process5 Screaming T-shirt Designs for Loud Shirt Day/article/679/5-screaming-t-shirt-designs-for-loud-shirt-dayDesignCrowd has partnered with Loud Shirt Day to raise funds for First Voice, an organization which provides listening and spoken language therapy services to hearing impaired children and and their families across Australia and New Zealand. To help them raise awareness, we got our designers to come... <br/><a href='/article/679/5-screaming-t-shirt-designs-for-loud-shirt-day' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Sun, 11 Oct 2015 22:42:57 GMT/article/679/5-screaming-t-shirt-designs-for-loud-shirt-dayInterview: UI UX Designer Laurentia Lisa Setiawan/article/678/interview-ui-ux-designer-laurentia-lisa-setiawanAfter graduating from university in Singapore with a major in IT, Indonesia based Laurentia Lisa Setiawan realised her real passion lied in web and mobile UI design. She is now one of DesignCrowd's Top 200 designers, and has earned more than $22,000 through entering competitions. <br/><a href='/article/678/interview-ui-ux-designer-laurentia-lisa-setiawan' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Fri, 09 Oct 2015 06:05:37 GMT/article/678/interview-ui-ux-designer-laurentia-lisa-setiawanIconic Movie Stars from the Golden Age of Cinema in Today's High Street Fashion/article/677/iconic-movie-stars-from-the-golden-age-of-cinema-in-todays-high-street-fashionMovie stars from the golden age of cinema are remembered for their suave style and glamour. But what would these fashion icons look like if they were dressed in modern everyday clothes? DesignCrowd asked its community of designers to Photoshop some fashionable ensembles onto the Hollywood idols of y... <br/><a href='/article/677/iconic-movie-stars-from-the-golden-age-of-cinema-in-todays-high-street-fashion' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Fri, 09 Oct 2015 01:17:12 GMT/article/677/iconic-movie-stars-from-the-golden-age-of-cinema-in-todays-high-street-fashion8 Great Octopus Designs for World Octopus Day/article/676/8-great-octopus-designs-for-world-octopus-dayOctopuses are incredible to look at, making them a very popular inspiration across all types of designs and artworks. They're also pretty incredible in general, which is why they get their very own international day of appreciation. To join in the fun, we've rounded up our top 8 favorite tentacle de... <br/><a href='/article/676/8-great-octopus-designs-for-world-octopus-day' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Wed, 07 Oct 2015 23:55:58 GMT/article/676/8-great-octopus-designs-for-world-octopus-dayHow to Get the Most Out of Your Small Business Data/article/675/how-to-get-the-most-out-of-your-small-business-dataData collection and analysis may not sound like the most exhilarating of pastimes, but with a little time and effort, it can bring mind-blowing improvements to your bottom line. Knowing when, how, and why customers interact with your business gives you crucial info on anything from improved customer... <br/><a href='/article/675/how-to-get-the-most-out-of-your-small-business-data' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Tue, 06 Oct 2015 22:48:47 GMT/article/675/how-to-get-the-most-out-of-your-small-business-dataDesignCrowd Photoshop Contest: Politicians At Home/article/674/designers-imagine-politicians-at-homeWith both the US and Australia enjoying a Labor (Labour) Day long weekend in the past month, we thought we'd have a look back at a classic Photoshop contest where our designers imagined what politicians get up to at home during their time off. <br/><a href='/article/674/designers-imagine-politicians-at-home' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Tue, 06 Oct 2015 04:45:05 GMT/article/674/designers-imagine-politicians-at-home2015 Rugby World Cup Posters And Classics From Past Tournaments/article/673/2015-rugby-world-cup-posters-and-classics-from-past-tournamentsWith the Rugby World Cup well up and running in England, we decided it was time we checked out some of the stand-out design assets being used in 2015, and looked back at how the artworks have evolved. <br/><a href='/article/673/2015-rugby-world-cup-posters-and-classics-from-past-tournaments' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Fri, 02 Oct 2015 05:11:12 GMT/article/673/2015-rugby-world-cup-posters-and-classics-from-past-tournamentsIconic Movie Posters Re-imagined/article/672/iconic-movie-posters-reimaginedAs some films ascend into public consciousness as all-time favorites, their posters and covers also often evolve into classic examples of design. But as design styles evolve, tastes change, and technology improves, it can be fun to see what modern designers can pull out of these gems. So we thought ... <br/><a href='/article/672/iconic-movie-posters-reimagined' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Fri, 02 Oct 2015 03:12:49 GMT/article/672/iconic-movie-posters-reimaginedIf Donald Trump Appeared in Classic Horror Movie Scenes/article/671/if-donald-trump-appeared-in-classic-horror-movie-scenesUS Presidential candidate Donald Trump has had his fair share of horrifying moments on the campaign trail. But here at DesignCrowd, we challenged our community of designers to show off their skills and Photoshop the real-estate developer into some of the most iconic horror movie scenes of all time. <br/><a href='/article/671/if-donald-trump-appeared-in-classic-horror-movie-scenes' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Thu, 01 Oct 2015 05:19:57 GMT/article/671/if-donald-trump-appeared-in-classic-horror-movie-scenes5 Types of Coffee Logos and How to Get Them Right/article/670/5-common-coffee-logos-and-how-to-get-them-rightThere are many reasons to celebrate a beverage that keeps a large portion of the world sane and functioning every day. One reason we're particularly fond of this caffeine fueled drink is its influence in design. Check out these 5 common coffee logo types, and find out how to ensure your design isn't... <br/><a href='/article/670/5-common-coffee-logos-and-how-to-get-them-right' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Thu, 01 Oct 2015 00:37:02 GMT/article/670/5-common-coffee-logos-and-how-to-get-them-rightOur 15 Favorite Google Doodles of 2015 (so far)/article/669/our-15-favorite-google-doodles-of-2015-so-farGoogle is well-known for its playful logo adaptations to celebrate noteworthy dates around the world. To launch it's new logo last month, Google naturally chose to launch a new Doodle to explain what had changed. We thought that was a pretty cool way to go and while the logo looks pretty similar, th... <br/><a href='/article/669/our-15-favorite-google-doodles-of-2015-so-far' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Wed, 30 Sep 2015 04:24:00 GMT/article/669/our-15-favorite-google-doodles-of-2015-so-farHow to Stand Out in a Crowded Market/article/668/how-to-stand-out-in-a-crowded-marketWhile the internet has brought about infinite new ways for small businesses to engage with their customers and further their reach, it has also significantly increased the amount of competitors you need to take into account. To help your company stand out in a crowded market, take a look at some of ... <br/><a href='/article/668/how-to-stand-out-in-a-crowded-market' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Tue, 29 Sep 2015 02:12:39 GMT/article/668/how-to-stand-out-in-a-crowded-market5 App Design Contests That Challenged Our Designers/article/667/5-app-design-contests-that-challenged-our-designersApp development is a field currently overflowing with opportunities, with data suggesting more than 1000 new apps join the Apple app store every single day. That makes app design a valuable income opportunity for designers willing to take on diverse challenges. At DesignCrowd we get our fair share o... <br/><a href='/article/667/5-app-design-contests-that-challenged-our-designers' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Mon, 28 Sep 2015 00:31:40 GMT/article/667/5-app-design-contests-that-challenged-our-designersInterview: Rijan Hamidovic from Sydney/article/666/interview-rijan-hamidovic-from-sydneyDrawing and making art since he was a child, Sydney based designer, Rijan Hamidovic, from Marrickville is a photoshop pro with a cheeky streak. He's built a successful as a logo designer on DesignCrowd and in this interview, we discuss the influence of his creative childhood on his design practice, ... <br/><a href='/article/666/interview-rijan-hamidovic-from-sydney' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Fri, 25 Sep 2015 02:39:36 GMT/article/666/interview-rijan-hamidovic-from-sydneyFamous Celebrities from the Past (from Elvis to Marilyn Monroe) in Modern Brand Ad Campaigns (FUNNY)/article/665/idols-of-the-past-in-todays-ad-campaignsCelebrities have a way of staying in our hearts and minds long after their deaths, often having made huge impacts on our values, tastes and perception of the world. In a rush of nostalgia, we asked our photoshop designers to show us a world in which icons we love and miss are still around, in one of... <br/><a href='/article/665/idols-of-the-past-in-todays-ad-campaigns' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Fri, 25 Sep 2015 01:42:33 GMT/article/665/idols-of-the-past-in-todays-ad-campaigns5 Alternative Logo Ideas for Tokyo 2020 Olympics/article/664/5-alternative-logo-choices-for-tokyo-2020-olympics-and-why-they-work-so-wellThe official logo for the Tokyo Olympic Games was scrapped earlier this month after allegations of plagiarism. DesignCrowd designers came up with more than 200 alternatives in just 24 hours, with some of our favorites showcased here! We also review why they work so well. <br/><a href='/article/664/5-alternative-logo-choices-for-tokyo-2020-olympics-and-why-they-work-so-well' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Thu, 24 Sep 2015 03:25:28 GMT/article/664/5-alternative-logo-choices-for-tokyo-2020-olympics-and-why-they-work-so-well5 Tips to Go From a Winning Idea to a Successful Business/article/663/5-tips-to-go-from-a-winning-idea-to-a-successful-businessThe internet and our ever-increasing access to technology have fundamentally changed so much about day-to-day life. But it's the dramatic increase in our ability to share and validate ideas that has brought the biggest changes for those seeking to start businesses. Adam Arbolino, co-founder and CTO ... <br/><a href='/article/663/5-tips-to-go-from-a-winning-idea-to-a-successful-business' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Wed, 23 Sep 2015 03:38:32 GMT/article/663/5-tips-to-go-from-a-winning-idea-to-a-successful-business4 Essential Apps for Marketing Your Startup/article/662/4-essential-apps-for-marketing-your-startupApps have created previously unknown convenience in most areas of our lives, and naturally business marketing is no exception. In a world of instant feedback, your online presence and customer engagement is crucial to a good reputation. So take a look at these apps to help you simplify your marketin... <br/><a href='/article/662/4-essential-apps-for-marketing-your-startup' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Tue, 22 Sep 2015 04:49:04 GMT/article/662/4-essential-apps-for-marketing-your-startupDesignCrowd named as a 2015 Red Herring Top 100 Asia /article/661/designcrowd-named-as-a-2015-red-herring-top-100-asia-DesignCrowd, the Sydney based design crowdsourcing platform, has been announced as a 2015 Red Herring Top 100 company in the Asia region. <br/><a href='/article/661/designcrowd-named-as-a-2015-red-herring-top-100-asia-' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Tue, 22 Sep 2015 00:33:10 GMT/article/661/designcrowd-named-as-a-2015-red-herring-top-100-asia-Heroes and Villains Endorsing Famous Products/article/660/heroes-and-villains-endorsing-famous-productsSuperheroes have some serious audience pull right now, so it would make sense for companies to want them for their ad campaigns. If you're interested to see just what it might look like if Darth Vader endorsed McDonalds, The Joker long-lasting lipstick, or Wolverine a portable barbecue, check out th... <br/><a href='/article/660/heroes-and-villains-endorsing-famous-products' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Mon, 21 Sep 2015 00:18:46 GMT/article/660/heroes-and-villains-endorsing-famous-products5 Best Craft Beer Designs in Celebration of Oktoberfest/article/659/5-best-craft-beer-designs-in-celebration-of-oktoberfestHurrah! Oktoberfest is nearly upon us, bringing with it drunken escapades, amazing food, and most importantly, lots of German beer. What better way to celebrate than with a round-up of our favorite craft beer logos on the market right now? <br/><a href='/article/659/5-best-craft-beer-designs-in-celebration-of-oktoberfest' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Fri, 18 Sep 2015 01:09:49 GMT/article/659/5-best-craft-beer-designs-in-celebration-of-oktoberfestDesigner Interview: Bryan Michael C. Amongo aka Waytfung/article/658/designer-interview-bryan-michael-c-amongo-aka-waytfungFamily is at the heart of everything Philippines based designer Bryan Michael C. Amongo does. In this interview with DesignCrowd, he explains his motivations, his hobbies, and the reason behind his profile name. <br/><a href='/article/658/designer-interview-bryan-michael-c-amongo-aka-waytfung' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Thu, 17 Sep 2015 08:06:25 GMT/article/658/designer-interview-bryan-michael-c-amongo-aka-waytfungFour Things to Consider Before Expanding Your Products or Services/article/657/four-things-to-consider-before-expanding-your-products-or-servicesKnowing how and when to expand your business can be the difference between achieving great success and triggering a financial crisis. To make sure your business expansion doesn't end in disaster, we've rounded up 4 questions to ask yourself before taking the plunge. <br/><a href='/article/657/four-things-to-consider-before-expanding-your-products-or-services' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Thu, 17 Sep 2015 01:19:05 GMT/article/657/four-things-to-consider-before-expanding-your-products-or-servicesEvolution of a Design: Google/article/656/evolution-of-a-design-googleEarlier this month Google revealed its new identity, and as a result offered aspiring designers a great opportunity to get insights into how and why brands change over time. Check out this article for a detailed exploration of Google's logo evolution since 1996. <br/><a href='/article/656/evolution-of-a-design-google' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Wed, 16 Sep 2015 04:47:52 GMT/article/656/evolution-of-a-design-googleBeautifully Designed Apps: Color/article/655/beautifully-designed-apps-colorIn app design, color does not only play a huge role in aesthetics, it also is an important UX tool. And just like in any other type of design, trends affect the choice and application of colors in apps as well. Here we've collected 10 beautiful apps which make particularly good color choices. <br/><a href='/article/655/beautifully-designed-apps-color' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Tue, 15 Sep 2015 01:54:11 GMT/article/655/beautifully-designed-apps-colorLevelling the Playing Field - Quick Tips For How to Compete With Big Business/article/654/levelling-the-playing-field--quick-tips-for-how-to-compete-with-big-businessThe Internet age has taken away the monopoly on customer engagement from industry giants who can afford huge campaigns. With a little bit of creativity and effort, any small business owner can make sure they set themselves apart from the crowd and build a loyal customer base that'll see them thrive. <br/><a href='/article/654/levelling-the-playing-field--quick-tips-for-how-to-compete-with-big-business' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Sun, 13 Sep 2015 23:25:40 GMT/article/654/levelling-the-playing-field--quick-tips-for-how-to-compete-with-big-business10 Creative Movie Poster Designs that will make you Grab the Popcorn/article/653/10-designcrowd-movie-posters-that-make-us-grab-the-popcornA successful movie poster has to strike a fine balance between creating interest for the story without giving away too much. Here we've listed 10 DesignCrowd movie posters that totally hit the mark. <br/><a href='/article/653/10-designcrowd-movie-posters-that-make-us-grab-the-popcorn' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Fri, 11 Sep 2015 00:14:12 GMT/article/653/10-designcrowd-movie-posters-that-make-us-grab-the-popcornGetting More From Your Digital Marketing Campaigns/article/652/getting-more-from-your-digital-marketing-campaignsDigital marketing has revolutionized the world of business, with the key to success now being the ability to engage. Whether your business sells t-shirts, cleaning products or IT solutions, your digital marketing efforts can make or break your business – so be sure that your campaigns are going vira... <br/><a href='/article/652/getting-more-from-your-digital-marketing-campaigns' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Thu, 10 Sep 2015 03:01:26 GMT/article/652/getting-more-from-your-digital-marketing-campaigns20 Innovative Science & Technology Logos (Crowdsourced on DesignCrowd)/article/651/industry-insight-20-innovative-science--technology-logos-crowdsourced-on-designcrowdFor companies dealing with problems their customers may want solved, but don’t necessarily actually understand, it’s important to present a friendly face. Thankfully DesignCrowd’s logo designers are experts at creating clever and inviting company logos. Here’s what they came up with for 20 scientifi... <br/><a href='/article/651/industry-insight-20-innovative-science--technology-logos-crowdsourced-on-designcrowd' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Wed, 09 Sep 2015 04:39:29 GMT/article/651/industry-insight-20-innovative-science--technology-logos-crowdsourced-on-designcrowd6 Photoshop and Illustrator Tutorials for Eye-Catching Book Cover Designs/article/650/6-photoshop-and-illustrator-tutorials-for-eyecatching-book-cover-designsBook cover design can be a fun and rewarding job for a designer, if they know how to go about it. If you're interested in expanding your skills and learning more about a unique niche of design work, have a look at these tutorials we've reviewed to give you the best start possible. <br/><a href='/article/650/6-photoshop-and-illustrator-tutorials-for-eyecatching-book-cover-designs' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Tue, 08 Sep 2015 07:34:46 GMT/article/650/6-photoshop-and-illustrator-tutorials-for-eyecatching-book-cover-designsFamous Brand Logos As You've Never Seen Them Before/article/649/famous-brand-logos-as-youve-never-seen-them-beforeA company logo might just be the most important design a business has to settle on. They're supposed to be the public face of the company, and represent its values, purpose and personality. That's why we're so in love with playing around with company logos. This post takes some of our favorite entri... <br/><a href='/article/649/famous-brand-logos-as-youve-never-seen-them-before' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Mon, 07 Sep 2015 05:57:30 GMT/article/649/famous-brand-logos-as-youve-never-seen-them-beforeStep by Step Guide To Setting Up Digital Illustrations/article/648/step-by-step-guide-to-setting-up-digital-illustrationsWe recently showed you how to take your hand-drawn masterpieces to fully functioning vectors for digital finishing and implementation. Here, we share five steps to create a stunning digital illustration in Photoshop and Illustrator. Don't worry, once you know the process it's really straightforward,... <br/><a href='/article/648/step-by-step-guide-to-setting-up-digital-illustrations' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Wed, 02 Sep 2015 06:36:17 GMT/article/648/step-by-step-guide-to-setting-up-digital-illustrations4 Reasons Why Research Will Make You A Better Designer/article/647/4-reasons-why-research-will-make-you-a-better-designerBeing a designer is about more than just talent. Research is an essential part of the design process, as it refines your vision, informs decisions and helps you better translate your client's ideas into reality. Without research your horizons would never expand and you'd never know about the latest ... <br/><a href='/article/647/4-reasons-why-research-will-make-you-a-better-designer' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Fri, 28 Aug 2015 01:48:53 GMT/article/647/4-reasons-why-research-will-make-you-a-better-designer4 Designs You Didn't Know Were Inspired by Michael Jackson/article/646/4-designs-you-didnt-know-were-inspired-by-michael-jacksonOn August 29, Michael Jackson, the King of Pop, would have celebrated his 56th birthday. Albeit much controversy, he was hugely influential not only in music and dance, but also in fashion, and design generally. Here we've collated 4 designs inspired by the icon, some of which may come as a surprise... <br/><a href='/article/646/4-designs-you-didnt-know-were-inspired-by-michael-jackson' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Thu, 27 Aug 2015 04:33:09 GMT/article/646/4-designs-you-didnt-know-were-inspired-by-michael-jacksonDesign Contest: Minions Take Over the World/article/645/design-contest-minions-take-over-the-worldWith Despicable Me 3 in a cinema near you, minion fever has taken over the world again. Giant inflatable minions rolling down highways in Ireland and there have been other sorta unsettling sightings of giant minions running amok. So we launched a photoshop design contest inviting our designers to c... <br/><a href='/article/645/design-contest-minions-take-over-the-world' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Thu, 27 Aug 2015 01:06:23 GMT/article/645/design-contest-minions-take-over-the-world10 Space Inspired Logos in Memory of Neil Armstrong/article/644/10-space-inspired-logos-in-memory-of-neil-armstrongThis article pays tribute to space hero Neil Armstrong, who became famous for being the first man to walk on the moon in 1969. At DesignCrowd, we love people with vision and drive. Space inspired designs - from spaceships, to moons, stars and galaxies - inspire designers and entrepreneurs alike wit... <br/><a href='/article/644/10-space-inspired-logos-in-memory-of-neil-armstrong' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Tue, 25 Aug 2015 02:27:11 GMT/article/644/10-space-inspired-logos-in-memory-of-neil-armstrongFour Steps to Improve Your Online Customer Service/article/643/four-steps-to-improve-your-online-customer-serviceEffective customer service is just about as important as the product or service you sell – once word spreads that your company doesn't respond to queries, or worse, is rude or dismissive, you're in big trouble. Here's a list of things you can do to ace the online customer service game and keep every... <br/><a href='/article/643/four-steps-to-improve-your-online-customer-service' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Mon, 24 Aug 2015 02:11:50 GMT/article/643/four-steps-to-improve-your-online-customer-serviceIf Famous Logos Were Honest/article/642/if-famous-logos-were-honestThere's a saying that "beauty is only skin-deep", and that not only applies to people. Companies often spend thousands, if not millions, on branding that reflects an impeccable public face, despite being less than perfect behind the scenes. Inspired by the corruption scandals engulfing FIFA and with... <br/><a href='/article/642/if-famous-logos-were-honest' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Fri, 21 Aug 2015 03:56:12 GMT/article/642/if-famous-logos-were-honestBuzzing Designs To Celebrate National Honey Bee Day/article/641/buzzing-designs-to-celebrate-national-honey-bee-dayAugust 22 is National Honey Bee Day - a tribute to these hardworking creatures. It's not just their biologically importance to life on earth but their creative contribution DesignCrowd loves. Bees have inspired artists and designers for centuries not only because they are pretty but they symbolize f... <br/><a href='/article/641/buzzing-designs-to-celebrate-national-honey-bee-day' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Fri, 21 Aug 2015 00:39:11 GMT/article/641/buzzing-designs-to-celebrate-national-honey-bee-day5 Startups Taking the World by Storm/article/640/5-startups-taking-the-world-by-stormIn the startup scene, companies often grow so fast that they're industry giants before you even heard of their existence. But keeping an eye on those developments can be valuable – it gives insight into market demands, likely future developments, and ingenious new approaches to solving old problems.... <br/><a href='/article/640/5-startups-taking-the-world-by-storm' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Thu, 20 Aug 2015 00:26:42 GMT/article/640/5-startups-taking-the-world-by-stormTake Your Creativity to New Heights with These Top Tips For Book Cover Design/article/639/take-your-creativity-to-new-heights-with-these-top-tips-for-book-cover-designWhen it comes to it, we often judge a book by its cover. A high quality book cover can have massive impact on the success – or failure – of a newly published work. If you want to venture into book cover design, there's a few things you should take into account. Here's what you can do to ensure your ... <br/><a href='/article/639/take-your-creativity-to-new-heights-with-these-top-tips-for-book-cover-design' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Wed, 19 Aug 2015 01:37:22 GMT/article/639/take-your-creativity-to-new-heights-with-these-top-tips-for-book-cover-design6 Ways to Improve Your Visibility Online/article/638/6-ways-to-improve-your-visibility-onlineThe last few years have seen an explosion of web businesses, blogs and online content. So if you truly want to stand out from the crowd, taking a casual approach will no longer cut it. We've created a list of essential online tactics to make sure your marketing efforts work and drive customers to yo... <br/><a href='/article/638/6-ways-to-improve-your-visibility-online' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Wed, 19 Aug 2015 01:21:02 GMT/article/638/6-ways-to-improve-your-visibility-onlineInterview: ArtTank/article/637/interview-arttankKhent Rick Tobil, who in DesignCrowd circles is better known as uber-successful ArtTank and is ranked 9th in our designer global rankings, was born and raised in the Philippines, but now lives and designs in Regina, Canada. In this interview, Khent admits he's obsessed with AMC's The Walking Dead TV... <br/><a href='/article/637/interview-arttank' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Mon, 17 Aug 2015 06:52:49 GMT/article/637/interview-arttank10 of the Best Productivity Apps for Designers/article/636/10-of-the-best-productivity-apps-for-designersBeing a freelance designer can be a pretty daunting task, not least when needing to organize your workflow and manage deadlines. Thankfully technology has much to offer in terms of apps and programs to simplify your life. Here's our picks for the top 10 apps that'll help you streamline your design b... <br/><a href='/article/636/10-of-the-best-productivity-apps-for-designers' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Mon, 17 Aug 2015 05:31:16 GMT/article/636/10-of-the-best-productivity-apps-for-designers8 Simple Steps to Convert Hand Drawings into Vectors/article/635/8-simple-steps-to-convert-hand-drawings-into-vectorsIllustrator and Co are great tools for designers of course, but sometimes no amount of digital innovation can substitute good, old-fashioned pen and paper. Of course, with the majority of design work and team collaboration happening online these days, those beautiful hand drawing will need to go dig... <br/><a href='/article/635/8-simple-steps-to-convert-hand-drawings-into-vectors' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Mon, 17 Aug 2015 04:48:02 GMT/article/635/8-simple-steps-to-convert-hand-drawings-into-vectorsUI/UX Tips for Mobile App Design/article/634/user-interface-tips-for-good-mobile-app-designApp design revolves around simplicity for user interaction but the visual design doesn't have to be. Will your audience have an immersive experience if your app has a minimal interface or elaborate animations? In this article we share a few basic guidelines based on our experience that will drive t... <br/><a href='/article/634/user-interface-tips-for-good-mobile-app-design' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Fri, 14 Aug 2015 02:10:38 GMT/article/634/user-interface-tips-for-good-mobile-app-design15 Sophisticated Black and White Logos from Famous Brands/article/633/the-power-of-color-15-sophisticated-black-and-white-logosEver heard the phrase "x is the new black"? Here's a secret: That's never true. Nothing will ever be the new black, because black is timeless, versatile, and stunning – when used correctly, that is. Black can be paired with just about any other color to stunning success, but there's a certain magic ... <br/><a href='/article/633/the-power-of-color-15-sophisticated-black-and-white-logos' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Wed, 12 Aug 2015 23:20:05 GMT/article/633/the-power-of-color-15-sophisticated-black-and-white-logosTop 25 Free Fonts of 2015/article/632/top-25-free-fonts-of-2015Any designer knows a great font can make or break a design. Graphic and digital designers love free fonts. To make our designers' jobs a little easier in this article we've curated 25 must-have 100% free fonts including Aileron, Bauru and more hot fonts from 2015 you can put to good use in your des... <br/><a href='/article/632/top-25-free-fonts-of-2015' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Wed, 12 Aug 2015 05:47:43 GMT/article/632/top-25-free-fonts-of-2015Shabani (the Handsome Gorilla) in Nike, Nespresso, Calvin Klein and Other Big Brand Ads (FUNNY)/article/631/see-shabani-endorse-nike-nespresso-calvin-klein-and-other-big-brandsWhile marketers still ponder what makes a piece of content 'go viral', the world took notice when Shabani the strangely handsome Gorilla from Japan became an overnight internet animal celebrity sensation. We thought it would be fun to see Shabani endorsing big brands like Nike, Nespresso or Calvin K... <br/><a href='/article/631/see-shabani-endorse-nike-nespresso-calvin-klein-and-other-big-brands' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Wed, 29 Jul 2015 04:56:53 GMT/article/631/see-shabani-endorse-nike-nespresso-calvin-klein-and-other-big-brands10 Rainbow Designs to Celebrate US Marriage Equality/article/630/10-beautiful-rainbow-designs-to-celebrate-us-marriage-equalityWhen the Supreme Court of the United States ruled in favor of legalizing gay marriage across all states, and immediately rainbow-colored celebrations started sprouting everywhere. Some of the world's most recognizable brands took to rainbow logos in support of the ruling. Here we selected some of o... <br/><a href='/article/630/10-beautiful-rainbow-designs-to-celebrate-us-marriage-equality' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Wed, 29 Jul 2015 02:40:14 GMT/article/630/10-beautiful-rainbow-designs-to-celebrate-us-marriage-equalityBest of DesignCrowd Contests: Top Sports Logos Get a New Look/article/629/best-of-designcrowd-contests--top-sports-logos-get-a-new-lookMerchandise and branding are hugely important for sports teams in the big leagues. And what could be more important to a successful brand than the perfect logo? DesignCrowd's logo designers have proven time and again that they have what it takes to create winning logo designs, so we thought we'd cha... <br/><a href='/article/629/best-of-designcrowd-contests--top-sports-logos-get-a-new-look' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Wed, 29 Jul 2015 02:14:57 GMT/article/629/best-of-designcrowd-contests--top-sports-logos-get-a-new-lookDesign Contest: Imagine Donald Trump as US President/article/628/design-contest-imagine-donald-trump-as-us-presidentIn June, Donald Trump announced his intention to run for POTUS 2016, but since then his media coverage has been rather unfortunate. We've decided to lend him a helping hand and allow Americans to picture the orange mogul in the oval office, as well as give him some expert ideas on a logo that will s... <br/><a href='/article/628/design-contest-imagine-donald-trump-as-us-president' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Mon, 27 Jul 2015 08:39:12 GMT/article/628/design-contest-imagine-donald-trump-as-us-presidentMusic to Our Ears: 10 Designs from Album Covers to Band Logos/article/627/music-to-our-ears-10-designs-from-album-covers-to-band-logos-made-by-designcrowd-designersFor music fans, the posters, album covers and logos of a band or performer often become just as popular and iconic as their music. Here we've put together some of our favorite entries to musical DesignCrowd competitions, from re-designed album covers, original band logos and fan t-shirts to a visual... <br/><a href='/article/627/music-to-our-ears-10-designs-from-album-covers-to-band-logos-made-by-designcrowd-designers' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Mon, 27 Jul 2015 08:29:19 GMT/article/627/music-to-our-ears-10-designs-from-album-covers-to-band-logos-made-by-designcrowd-designers5 Key Web Design Trends in 2015/article/626/5-key-web-design-trends-in-2015Web design is always moving at the speed of light, so July seems like a good time to start having a look at new design trends emerging in 2015: animation to storytelling through design, the use of video, ghost buttons, flat design, grid design and more. With the limitations of technology getting sm... <br/><a href='/article/626/5-key-web-design-trends-in-2015' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Tue, 21 Jul 2015 03:00:53 GMT/article/626/5-key-web-design-trends-in-20155 App Design Tips for Developing Apple Watch Apps/article/625/5-app-design-tips-to-get-you-ready-for-the-apple-watchAmong the fevered anticipation of tech nerds and lovers of all things i, Apple released its first watch in April 2015. This is exciting for software developer, entrepreneurs and designers because it opens a whole new market for iOS apps, with new challenges. To give our app designers a head start, w... <br/><a href='/article/625/5-app-design-tips-to-get-you-ready-for-the-apple-watch' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Fri, 17 Jul 2015 07:24:35 GMT/article/625/5-app-design-tips-to-get-you-ready-for-the-apple-watchInterview: Matthew Lawson, UK Logo Designer from Middlesborough/article/624/interview-matthew-lawson-uk-logo-designer-from-middlesboroughMatthew Lawson is a UK logo designer from Middlesborough. Trained at art college in photography, Matthew was bit by the design bug when, as an apprentice at a design studio, a senior graphic designer and colleague, Mark mentored him in graphic design. In this interview we showcase a few of Matthew's... <br/><a href='/article/624/interview-matthew-lawson-uk-logo-designer-from-middlesborough' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Tue, 14 Jul 2015 03:08:17 GMT/article/624/interview-matthew-lawson-uk-logo-designer-from-middlesboroughOur Top 10 Free Stock Image Sites for Designers/article/623/our-top-10-free-stock-image-sites-for-designersHaving a great image for your website or blog post is one of the most crucial aspects of successful customer engagement, but high quality stock photography can get pricey very quickly. To help cut down on your desperate search for the perfect photo for your design, we've pulled together our 10 favor... <br/><a href='/article/623/our-top-10-free-stock-image-sites-for-designers' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Mon, 13 Jul 2015 08:22:58 GMT/article/623/our-top-10-free-stock-image-sites-for-designers15 Bright Yellow Logo Designs/article/622/the-power-of-color-15-bright-yellow-logo-designsYellow is one of those colors lots and lots of people have strong opinions about. It's one of the most energetic and happy colors on the color wheel, associating it with high speed, lots of thought and productivity. With such strong emotions being evoked by the color, companies do well to incorporat... <br/><a href='/article/622/the-power-of-color-15-bright-yellow-logo-designs' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Mon, 13 Jul 2015 07:56:27 GMT/article/622/the-power-of-color-15-bright-yellow-logo-designsBest of DesignCrowd Contests: Politicians Beyond The Suit/article/621/best-of-designcrowd-contests-politicians-beyond-the-suitHere's a look back on some of our favorite entries from past political design contests. What could have happened at Brisbane's G20... If our world leaders would just agree to go in One Direction. <br/><a href='/article/621/best-of-designcrowd-contests-politicians-beyond-the-suit' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Thu, 18 Jun 2015 06:06:22 GMT/article/621/best-of-designcrowd-contests-politicians-beyond-the-suitDesign Principles: 6 Design Fundamentals to Guide Your Work/article/620/design-principles-6-design-fundamentals-to-guide-your-workIf you're a designer daunted by needing to stick to seemingly restricting rules, try to remember that while they are important, they are under your control, not the other way round. Once you know to play by the rules, you'll discover how to break them deliberately without having your design fail. He... <br/><a href='/article/620/design-principles-6-design-fundamentals-to-guide-your-work' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Thu, 18 Jun 2015 04:29:23 GMT/article/620/design-principles-6-design-fundamentals-to-guide-your-workBest of DesignCrowd Contests: Celebrities As You've Never Seen Them Before/article/619/best-of-designcrowd-contests-celebrities-as-youve-never-seen-them-beforeCelebrity contests are among our favorite ways of challenging our designers to show off their skills while having a bit of fun. Here is a collection of some of our favorite previous contest entries, ready to bring some fun into your day. Enjoy! <br/><a href='/article/619/best-of-designcrowd-contests-celebrities-as-youve-never-seen-them-before' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Thu, 18 Jun 2015 00:23:49 GMT/article/619/best-of-designcrowd-contests-celebrities-as-youve-never-seen-them-beforeAll You Need to Know About Content Marketing/article/618/all-you-need-to-know-about-content-marketingContent marketing is all about educating people to help them find the solutions that they want and need &#8211; if your business just happens to offer those solutions, everybody wins! Here is a brief look at what it's all about. <br/><a href='/article/618/all-you-need-to-know-about-content-marketing' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Wed, 17 Jun 2015 23:43:39 GMT/article/618/all-you-need-to-know-about-content-marketingDesigner Spotlight: Meet Vaidas, Lithuanian Graphic Designer on DesignCrowd/article/617/designer-spotlight-meet-vaidas-lithuanian-graphic-designer-on-designcrowdVaidas Krisikaitis is a professional designer from the Lithuanian capital called Vilnius. He has more than 10 years of experience in designing and had graduated from Vilnius College of Technologies Design (Graphic Design), and from graduated Vilnius Academy of Arts (Graphics). Did we mention he live... <br/><a href='/article/617/designer-spotlight-meet-vaidas-lithuanian-graphic-designer-on-designcrowd' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Mon, 15 Jun 2015 01:05:36 GMT/article/617/designer-spotlight-meet-vaidas-lithuanian-graphic-designer-on-designcrowdA World Without Trees - Funny Photoshop Contest/article/616/designcrowd-contest-world-without-treesAt DesignCrowd we thought we'd reach out to our talented Photoshop artists and ask them to give us an idea of what our world may look like when all trees have gone. The results are as stunning as they are scary. Take a look! <br/><a href='/article/616/designcrowd-contest-world-without-trees' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Fri, 12 Jun 2015 00:43:47 GMT/article/616/designcrowd-contest-world-without-treesHow to Build Trust in Your Business Relationships/article/615/how-to-build-trust-in-your-business-relationshipsNothing will get you further in the world of business than being seen as someone who can be trusted. While it takes time and effort to build trust, it will open doors, create opportunities and do wonders to boost your career success, so make trust a key element of ALL of your business relationships. <br/><a href='/article/615/how-to-build-trust-in-your-business-relationships' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Fri, 12 Jun 2015 00:37:47 GMT/article/615/how-to-build-trust-in-your-business-relationshipsBest of DesignCrowd Contests: Hipsters Take Over the World/article/614/best-of-designcrowd-contests-hipsters-take-over-the-worldLove 'em or hate 'em, hipsters have well and truly taken the torch from emos for most prevalent and hated-on subculture-that's-really-actually-pretty-mainstream. They seem to have suddenly popped out everywhere; our cities, our movies, our Starbucks... all full of camera-toting, scarf-weaving hipste... <br/><a href='/article/614/best-of-designcrowd-contests-hipsters-take-over-the-world' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Wed, 10 Jun 2015 01:42:58 GMT/article/614/best-of-designcrowd-contests-hipsters-take-over-the-worldDesignCrowd Contest: Famous Landmarks in the Wrong Places/article/613/designcrowd-contest-famous-landmarks-in-the-wrong-placesWe wondered what would happen if we keep the people, keep the trees, and keep the landmarks &#8211; but shuffle them around a little bit. Suddenly the Statue of Liberty is in Rio de Janeiro, the Sydney Opera House in London, and Mount Rushmore in Jordan. <br/><a href='/article/613/designcrowd-contest-famous-landmarks-in-the-wrong-places' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Wed, 10 Jun 2015 01:38:42 GMT/article/613/designcrowd-contest-famous-landmarks-in-the-wrong-places15 DesignCrowd T-shirts We Want to Wear Right Now/article/612/15-designcrowd-tshirts-we-want-to-wear-right-nowOkay, let's be honest. Company shirts aren't often things you actually want to be wearing to a night out. But it doesn't have to be that way. More and more, companies are wising up to what people actually want to wear, and hire talented designers to give them branded t-shirts anyone would be proud ... <br/><a href='/article/612/15-designcrowd-tshirts-we-want-to-wear-right-now' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Wed, 10 Jun 2015 00:30:48 GMT/article/612/15-designcrowd-tshirts-we-want-to-wear-right-nowCommon Social Media Mistakes to Avoid/article/611/common-social-media-mistakes-to-avoidSocial media can do wonders to engage your target audience and significantly boost your brand, but it can also prove disastrous if you aren't careful. The trick is knowing what NOT to do. Start with the following! <br/><a href='/article/611/common-social-media-mistakes-to-avoid' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Wed, 10 Jun 2015 00:22:55 GMT/article/611/common-social-media-mistakes-to-avoid10 DesignCrowd Packaging Designs Ready to Jump Off the Shelves/article/610/10-designcrowd-packaging-designs-ready-to-jump-off-the-shelvesCompanies put a lot of effort into their packaging designs, and for good reason. For a product to compete on packed shelves it has to stand out in the best possible way. Our DesignCrowd designers know a thing or two about packaging of course, and we thought it might be helpful to show what we can do... <br/><a href='/article/610/10-designcrowd-packaging-designs-ready-to-jump-off-the-shelves' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Tue, 09 Jun 2015 23:39:50 GMT/article/610/10-designcrowd-packaging-designs-ready-to-jump-off-the-shelvesHow to Find and Keep the Best Talent/article/609/how-to-find-and-keep-the-best-talentIt is hard to be successful in business without the best talent on your team, but finding and keeping those superstar workers can be a challenge. You need to show that your business is a place where elite workers can thrive and be happy, and don't be afraid to pull out all the stops. <br/><a href='/article/609/how-to-find-and-keep-the-best-talent' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Tue, 09 Jun 2015 23:16:04 GMT/article/609/how-to-find-and-keep-the-best-talentTop Indian Startup Logos from 2014/article/608/top-indian-startup-logos-from-2014India is known as a country of incredible color and design. Everything from their traditional clothing to their architecture exhibits incredible detail and skill. In this second part of our series on 2014’s best logo designs, we’ve rounded up some of our favorites, showcasing the incredible talent o... <br/><a href='/article/608/top-indian-startup-logos-from-2014' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Tue, 09 Jun 2015 23:10:34 GMT/article/608/top-indian-startup-logos-from-2014Logo Design Round-Up: 15 Wild Animal Logos/article/607/logo-design-roundup-15-wild-animal-logosThe old idiom “never work with kids or animals” may be true for actors, but any seasoned logo designer knows that our furry friends are good for more than just cuddles. Animals of all shapes and sizes are a perfect short-hand full of meaning for most of us, so one puma can say a thousand words when... <br/><a href='/article/607/logo-design-roundup-15-wild-animal-logos' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Tue, 09 Jun 2015 08:41:09 GMT/article/607/logo-design-roundup-15-wild-animal-logosThe Power of Color: 15 Refreshing Green Logo Designs/article/606/the-power-of-color-15-refreshing-green-logo-designsGreen is a refreshing color that represents positivity, innovation, abundance and more. You know good things are happening when green’s around: The lights go green and you can be on your merry way, you eat your greens and feel your best, the first green leafs of spring poke out and you know soon it'... <br/><a href='/article/606/the-power-of-color-15-refreshing-green-logo-designs' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Tue, 09 Jun 2015 08:27:14 GMT/article/606/the-power-of-color-15-refreshing-green-logo-designsSix Beautifully Designed skys From Around the Web/article/605/six-beautifully-designed-blogs-from-around-the-webIn the age of social media, it can seem like everyone and their dog has got a personal blog. And no wonder, after all it’s easy to head over to WordPress or skyger, and just get started – all at the click of a button, and best of all, totally free! But as anyone who’s spent five minutes looking at ... <br/><a href='/article/605/six-beautifully-designed-blogs-from-around-the-web' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Tue, 09 Jun 2015 08:17:13 GMT/article/605/six-beautifully-designed-blogs-from-around-the-web7 Ways Crowdsourcing Will Grow Your Business/article/604/7-ways-crowdsourcing-will-grow-your-businessSo you want to 'tap the minds of many'? From raising capital, hiring freelancers to social activism, science and much more, crowdsourcing has done wonders for businesses large and small. In this article we ask some questions to highlight the seven ways crowdsourcing will grow your business. <br/><a href='/article/604/7-ways-crowdsourcing-will-grow-your-business' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Wed, 03 Jun 2015 09:08:57 GMT/article/604/7-ways-crowdsourcing-will-grow-your-businessInterview: Meet Nora Camp, US Graphic Designer from Philadelphia/article/603/interview-meet-nora-camp-us-graphic-designer-from-philadelphiaGraphic designer Nora Camp emerged as a talent to watch when she placed second in DesignCrowd's monthly design contest for new designers. Her bold, direct and colorful visual style caught our attention and we wanted to find out more about Nora Camp, how she got into design and which big names in gra... <br/><a href='/article/603/interview-meet-nora-camp-us-graphic-designer-from-philadelphia' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Sun, 31 May 2015 12:27:10 GMT/article/603/interview-meet-nora-camp-us-graphic-designer-from-philadelphia12 Ways to Make Your PowerPoint Presentation Shine/article/602/12-ways-to-make-your-powerpoint-presentation-shineWhen you’ve started your own business, and the days of pointless high school group presentation are long gone, suddenly PowerPoint takes on whole different level of importance. Here’s 12 handy tricks to make sure you dazzle your audience and bring home your message when you need to stand in front of... <br/><a href='/article/602/12-ways-to-make-your-powerpoint-presentation-shine' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Wed, 27 May 2015 02:12:25 GMT/article/602/12-ways-to-make-your-powerpoint-presentation-shine75 Alternative Hillary Clinton Campaign Logo Ideas/article/601/75-designers-revamp-hillary-clintons-campaign-logoWhen Hillary Clinton recently revealed her campaign logo for the 2016 Presidential race, opinions were divided, with the logos shape, colors, connotations and execution all coming under fire. We asked our global designer community to provide some alternative designs. Seventy-five designers revamped ... <br/><a href='/article/601/75-designers-revamp-hillary-clintons-campaign-logo' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Fri, 22 May 2015 05:38:22 GMT/article/601/75-designers-revamp-hillary-clintons-campaign-logoGetting Psychological About Brand Color/article/600/getting-psychological-about-brand-colorColor plays a vital role in shaping the way we understand the world, and when it comes to branding, there is no more important element. It’s not as simple as just going with your favorite shade either – check out these tips on how to make sure your color choice for your company branding can help gr... <br/><a href='/article/600/getting-psychological-about-brand-color' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Fri, 22 May 2015 02:10:48 GMT/article/600/getting-psychological-about-brand-colorGood to Great: Start-up & Small Business Logos from the UK and Europe/article/599/good-to-great-startup--small-business-logos-from-the-uk-and-europeStart-ups and small businesses are known to stir things up, often in the best possible way. Not surprising then, that some of the most evocative logo designs often pop up in the start-up sector. Here we showcase some of the best designs coming out of the start-up scene in Uk and Europe over the las... <br/><a href='/article/599/good-to-great-startup--small-business-logos-from-the-uk-and-europe' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Thu, 21 May 2015 09:36:13 GMT/article/599/good-to-great-startup--small-business-logos-from-the-uk-and-europeThe Apple Car: 3D Designers Imagine the Future of Driving/article/598/apple-car-contest-3d-designers-imagine-the-future-of-drivingRumors are running wild about the secret development of an Apple car (would that be the iCar?). Obviously we couldn't just stand by and wait patiently to see this epic project realized. As soon as we heard we got onto our highly skilled cohort of 3D designers and invited them show us what the future... <br/><a href='/article/598/apple-car-contest-3d-designers-imagine-the-future-of-driving' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Thu, 21 May 2015 01:26:58 GMT/article/598/apple-car-contest-3d-designers-imagine-the-future-of-drivingDisney Goes Defiant: Your Favorite Characters Get An Attitude Makeover/article/597/disney-goes-defiant-your-favorite-characters-get-an-attitude-makeoverDisney movies have long been beacons of traditional values and mainstream appeal, with most of their iconic characters staying within a fairly narrow mold of design and personality. At DesignCrowd we decided our favorite Disney characters should rebel and exhibit more attitude. What would our favor... <br/><a href='/article/597/disney-goes-defiant-your-favorite-characters-get-an-attitude-makeover' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Wed, 13 May 2015 08:00:13 GMT/article/597/disney-goes-defiant-your-favorite-characters-get-an-attitude-makeoverSee Grumpy Cat, Beyonce, Hugh Jackman and Other Celebrity Emojis/article/596/see-grumpy-cat-beyonce-hugh-jackman-and-other-celebrity-emojisBecause a picture can say more than a thousand words, and we never really run out of things we want to say, we asked some of our icon designers to help us out – create some new emojis referencing some of our favorite TV shows, celebrities and pop culture icons. Their responses are as hilarious as th... <br/><a href='/article/596/see-grumpy-cat-beyonce-hugh-jackman-and-other-celebrity-emojis' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Wed, 13 May 2015 06:52:03 GMT/article/596/see-grumpy-cat-beyonce-hugh-jackman-and-other-celebrity-emojisDesignCrowd Photoshop Contest: Famous Landmarks As You've Never Seen Them Before/article/595/designcrowd-photoshop-contest-famous-landmarks-as-youve-never-seen-them-beforeSome places in the world we can all immediately picture when we hear their names. The rushing waters of Niagara Falls. The bustle of Times Square. The ancient majesty of Machu Picchu. We’ve seen them so often we might imagine there could not possibly be anything new for us to discover about them. At... <br/><a href='/article/595/designcrowd-photoshop-contest-famous-landmarks-as-youve-never-seen-them-before' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Wed, 13 May 2015 05:55:24 GMT/article/595/designcrowd-photoshop-contest-famous-landmarks-as-youve-never-seen-them-beforeInterview: Meet Alex Strange, UK Graphic Designer on DesignCrowd/article/594/interview-meet-alex-strange-uk-graphic-designer-on-designcrowdMeet Alex Strange, a 22 year old illustrator from the UK. Alex is a winner of DesignCrowd's monthly design contest for new designers. His unique style caught our attention and we wanted to learn what influences his design process and how we comes up with new ideas. <br/><a href='/article/594/interview-meet-alex-strange-uk-graphic-designer-on-designcrowd' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Tue, 12 May 2015 10:09:46 GMT/article/594/interview-meet-alex-strange-uk-graphic-designer-on-designcrowdDesignCrowd's United Nations of Logos/article/593/designcrowds-united-nations-of-logosOur designers at DesignCrowd come from all corners of the world, and bring all types of backgrounds and expertise to their creations. Here you will find a roundup of some of our most successful and popular designers from around the globe. <br/><a href='/article/593/designcrowds-united-nations-of-logos' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Thu, 30 Apr 2015 07:58:19 GMT/article/593/designcrowds-united-nations-of-logos15 Inspiring Square Logos/article/592/15-inspiring-square-logosSquares are pretty impressive, if you really think about it. For one, they are the basis of human space measurement. And just about all modern construction is based on square shapes. Companies have long incorporated square shapes into their logo designs to bring across a myriad of meanings. Click he... <br/><a href='/article/592/15-inspiring-square-logos' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Thu, 30 Apr 2015 05:16:49 GMT/article/592/15-inspiring-square-logosDesignCrowd Web Design Contest: Vince Vaughn Stock Photos/article/591/designcrowd-web-design-contest-vince-vaughn-stock-photosStock images are notorious for being cheesy and fake. At least these ones from the Unfinished Business cast don’t pretend otherwise. Check out this DesignCrowd web design contest to see some of the world’s most popular brands get a Vaughn Photobomb. <br/><a href='/article/591/designcrowd-web-design-contest-vince-vaughn-stock-photos' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Thu, 30 Apr 2015 04:37:38 GMT/article/591/designcrowd-web-design-contest-vince-vaughn-stock-photos15 Inspiring Business Card Designs/article/590/15-inspiring-business-card-designsAnyone who has been to a networking event knows how important a great business card design can be to stand out from the crowd. Read on to get some inspiration on how to approach one of your most important business tools. <br/><a href='/article/590/15-inspiring-business-card-designs' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Thu, 30 Apr 2015 03:59:03 GMT/article/590/15-inspiring-business-card-designsDesignCrowd's Top 10 Logos You Could've Bought Instead of Your Xbox/article/589/designcrowds-top-10-logos-you-couldve-bought-instead-of-your-xboxThey say a picture is worth a thousand words, but sometimes pictures are worth thousands of dollars. We’re not saying, don’t buy an Xbox, we’re just saying buy it with the money one of our expertly designed logos will generate for your business. <br/><a href='/article/589/designcrowds-top-10-logos-you-couldve-bought-instead-of-your-xbox' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Wed, 29 Apr 2015 05:06:50 GMT/article/589/designcrowds-top-10-logos-you-couldve-bought-instead-of-your-xbox15 Famous Blue Logo Designs ... That Show The Power of Color/article/588/the-power-of-color-15-outstanding-blue-logo-designsAccording to research, blue is most people’s favorite color. And it’s easy to see why. It’s versatile, to start with. Depending on how it’s used, blue can signify divinity and progress, technology and nature, cleanliness, worldliness, reliability and power. Click to see some iconic blue logos. <br/><a href='/article/588/the-power-of-color-15-outstanding-blue-logo-designs' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Mon, 27 Apr 2015 08:32:43 GMT/article/588/the-power-of-color-15-outstanding-blue-logo-designs5 Standard Logo Types: What's The Difference?/article/587/5-standard-logo-types-whats-the-differenceIn a recent article for StartupSmart, DesignCrowd community manager Jo Sabin spoke about the different types of standard logos. Everybody knows how important a logo is in representing a company, so knowing all your options before committing to a design means doing your business a serious favour. <br/><a href='/article/587/5-standard-logo-types-whats-the-difference' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Fri, 24 Apr 2015 03:17:51 GMT/article/587/5-standard-logo-types-whats-the-difference10 Cool, Quirky Facts You Didn't Know About Crowdsourcing/article/586/10-cool-quirky-facts-you-didnt-know-about-crowdsourcingCrowdsourcing has become wildly popular in recent years, but it has actually been around for quite a while. Used to design the Australian flag, the Sydney Opera House, and even the Icelandic constitution, there is a lot about crowdsourcing you may be surprised to learn. In this article Jo Sabin from... <br/><a href='/article/586/10-cool-quirky-facts-you-didnt-know-about-crowdsourcing' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Tue, 07 Apr 2015 08:55:53 GMT/article/586/10-cool-quirky-facts-you-didnt-know-about-crowdsourcingDesignCrowd Yearbook 2014/article/585/designcrowd-yearbook-2014With more than 5 years and countless completed projects under our belts, it’s always a pleasure to look back at the many amazing designs the crowd comes up with. Here we showcase some of those designers who earned gold stars in their categories and as such made it onto the DesignCrowd Honor Roll. <br/><a href='/article/585/designcrowd-yearbook-2014' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Tue, 31 Mar 2015 01:35:20 GMT/article/585/designcrowd-yearbook-2014See Aussie Politicians Re-Imagined As Game of Thrones Characters/article/584/see-aussie-politicians-reimagined-as-game-of-thrones-charactersIn February, MPs in Australia's National Liberal Party called for a leadership spill, undermining Tony Abbott, its party leader and the Australian Prime Minister. DesignCrowd, with tongue firmly in cheek, launched a photoshop contest inviting designers to reimagine Aussie politicians as Game of Thro... <br/><a href='/article/584/see-aussie-politicians-reimagined-as-game-of-thrones-characters' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Fri, 27 Feb 2015 07:00:31 GMT/article/584/see-aussie-politicians-reimagined-as-game-of-thrones-charactersDesignCrowd raises $6M Series B led by AirTree Ventures/article/583/designcrowd-raises-6m-series-b-led-by-airtree-venturesDesignCrowd, the design crowdsourcing platform, today announced that it has closed a new $6M ‘Series B’ capital raising. <br/><a href='/article/583/designcrowd-raises-6m-series-b-led-by-airtree-ventures' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Wed, 04 Feb 2015 22:31:00 GMT/article/583/designcrowd-raises-6m-series-b-led-by-airtree-venturesWhat it would look like if other celebs did Bieber's CK shoot/article/582/what-it-would-look-like-if-other-celebs-did-biebers-ck-shootIn the past few weeks, Justin Bieber's Calvin Klein shoot has caused a bit of a stir in the celebrity and entertainment media, particularly in regards to the (mis)representation of Bieber's briefs. With such a golden opportunity on hand, DesignCrowd thought it would be irresponsible not to let our c... <br/><a href='/article/582/what-it-would-look-like-if-other-celebs-did-biebers-ck-shoot' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Fri, 30 Jan 2015 07:23:16 GMT/article/582/what-it-would-look-like-if-other-celebs-did-biebers-ck-shoot5 Big Mistakes Startups Make and How to Avoid Them/article/581/5-big-mistakes-startups-make-and-how-to-avoid-themIn this guest post from entrepreneur James Pollard, he shares five mistakes from marketing to hiring talent that can trip up early stage startups as they try to turn their idea into a viable business. <br/><a href='/article/581/5-big-mistakes-startups-make-and-how-to-avoid-them' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Fri, 30 Jan 2015 06:57:59 GMT/article/581/5-big-mistakes-startups-make-and-how-to-avoid-them50 Red Logo Ideas from Dating, Chili, Fire & Beauty to Startups & Companies/article/580/50-beautiful-riveting-red-logos-Did you know that "red" means "beautiful" in Russian - think Red Square translates to "the Beautiful Square" - or that seeing the color red makes your heart beat faster? This may be why red is so eternally appealing for companies, brand and design managers. The color red is bright, robust and timele... <br/><a href='/article/580/50-beautiful-riveting-red-logos-' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Tue, 27 Jan 2015 07:00:38 GMT/article/580/50-beautiful-riveting-red-logos-12 Big Brands Get a Hipster Makeover/article/579/12-big-brands-get-a-hipster-makeoverWhen you think of big brands like Nike, McDonald's, Mercedes, Twitter, words like personal, small, local don't leap to mind immediately. What if your favorite big brand got a hipster makeover? We asked the top logo designers in DesignCrowd's 480,000 strong virtual design studio to give conservative ... <br/><a href='/article/579/12-big-brands-get-a-hipster-makeover' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Tue, 27 Jan 2015 06:03:17 GMT/article/579/12-big-brands-get-a-hipster-makeoverHow To Create a Company Culture With Only 3 People/article/578/how-to-create-a-company-culture-with-only-3-peopleIn a recent article for Venture Beat, DesignCrowd's community manager Jo Sabin shared her top tips for creating a company culture with only 3 people. These tips could also be applied to fast-growing startups who want to proactively manage and enhance team happiness. Even with only a few people, you ... <br/><a href='/article/578/how-to-create-a-company-culture-with-only-3-people' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Mon, 19 Jan 2015 02:36:42 GMT/article/578/how-to-create-a-company-culture-with-only-3-peopleIs Marketing Losing Its Magic with Big Data?/article/577/is-marketing-losing-its-magic-with-big-dataBig Data has the power to degrade our creative capacity, the “big ideas” and even the beauty and design that has been a tool of the trade since the Mad Men ’60s. In a recent article for Venture Beat, DesignCrowd's Chief Marketing Officer, Dan Ferguson asked the question '"with Big Data, is marketing... <br/><a href='/article/577/is-marketing-losing-its-magic-with-big-data' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Mon, 19 Jan 2015 00:52:49 GMT/article/577/is-marketing-losing-its-magic-with-big-dataRunning Your Own Freelance Design Business - What is a Registered Business Name? /article/576/running-your-own-freelance-design-business--what-is-a-registered-business-name---As the number of freelance graphic designers grow, so does their need to understand the business side of running a freelance graphic design business. There are varying laws in every country and often states that govern how a freelance designers must set up their business and how they trade. Today, w... <br/><a href='/article/576/running-your-own-freelance-design-business--what-is-a-registered-business-name---' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Mon, 12 Jan 2015 00:48:41 GMT/article/576/running-your-own-freelance-design-business--what-is-a-registered-business-name---Visual Design: Best of DesignCrowd 2014/article/575/visual-design-best-of-designcrowd-2014DesignCrowd is now a community of over 400,000 designers worldwide offering design expertise in over 40 design categories. To recognise our designers many professional talents we asked our customer support team (aka the Justice League) to nominate their favorite designs from this year. We hope you e... <br/><a href='/article/575/visual-design-best-of-designcrowd-2014' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Mon, 22 Dec 2014 23:15:41 GMT/article/575/visual-design-best-of-designcrowd-20149 of the World's Top 10 Brands Are Crowdsourcing so What Are You Waiting For?/article/574/9-of-the-worlds-top-10-brands-are-crowdsourcing-so-what-are-you-waiting-forThe world’s top 10 brands may come as no surprise - Coca Cola, Apple, IBM, Google, Microsoft, GE, McDonald’s, Intel, Samsung, Toyota. Each iconic brand has carved its own distinctive path to brand differentiation. But did you know that 9 out of 10 of these top brands have used crowdsourcing to help ... <br/><a href='/article/574/9-of-the-worlds-top-10-brands-are-crowdsourcing-so-what-are-you-waiting-for' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Mon, 22 Dec 2014 11:58:31 GMT/article/574/9-of-the-worlds-top-10-brands-are-crowdsourcing-so-what-are-you-waiting-forNordic Design: 13 Cool Viking-Inspired Graphics/article/573/nordic-design-13-cool-vikinginspired-graphicsWith the awesome TV show Vikings on our mind, we thought it would be fun to look at Viking-themed branding for business. We checked out the DesignCrowd archives and discovered Vikings are a popular motif for heaps of different businesses from sports team merchandise - think designs promoting power, ... <br/><a href='/article/573/nordic-design-13-cool-vikinginspired-graphics' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Mon, 22 Dec 2014 07:22:45 GMT/article/573/nordic-design-13-cool-vikinginspired-graphics3 Easy Ways to Get a Standout Homepage/article/572/3-easy-ways-to-get-a-standout-homepageIn the past, the shop window was critical in capturing the attention of consumers walking by. Now, that job falls to your home page. Before mass adoption of the internet, stores would present their current sales, top-selling products, and their logo and store name in the display window to help draw ... <br/><a href='/article/572/3-easy-ways-to-get-a-standout-homepage' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Mon, 22 Dec 2014 06:40:20 GMT/article/572/3-easy-ways-to-get-a-standout-homepageBritney Spears Lookalikes: 38 Alternative Women's Health Magazine Covers /article/571/britney-spears-lookalikes-38-alternative-womens-health-magazine-covers-The latest issue of Women's Health magazine has been doing the rounds, but for all the wrong reasons. Women's Health claims that Britney Spears is on the latest issue of the magazine but many are not convinced. With the media's obsession with extreme airbrushed celebrities, we thought it would be f... <br/><a href='/article/571/britney-spears-lookalikes-38-alternative-womens-health-magazine-covers-' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Mon, 22 Dec 2014 02:15:55 GMT/article/571/britney-spears-lookalikes-38-alternative-womens-health-magazine-covers-Industry Spotlight: 20 Health, Beauty and Wellness Logos/article/570/industry-spotlight-20-health-beauty-and-wellness-logosIn this industry round up, we looks at 20 beauty and fitness logos from the trillion dollar health and wellbeing industry. If you an entrepreneur building a business in this industry or a designer building a career, there are a few design trends to note down when considering your next logo design pr... <br/><a href='/article/570/industry-spotlight-20-health-beauty-and-wellness-logos' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Fri, 19 Dec 2014 03:35:14 GMT/article/570/industry-spotlight-20-health-beauty-and-wellness-logosForget the Mining Boom, Let's Create a Tech Boom!/article/569/forget-the-mining-boom-lets-create-a-tech-boomTechnology Down Under is on fire! DesignCrowd CEO and co-founder tells us it's time Australia started planning for its future. He says it's time to create a technology boom and offers seven reasons Australia should create, support and foster a technology boom (and stop worrying about the mining boom... <br/><a href='/article/569/forget-the-mining-boom-lets-create-a-tech-boom' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Fri, 19 Dec 2014 02:38:17 GMT/article/569/forget-the-mining-boom-lets-create-a-tech-boom50 Startup Logos from 2014: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly/article/568/50-startup-logos-from-2014-the-good-the-bad-and-the-uglyWe've scoured the globe to curate a list of the best logos from startups worldwide. The startup brands featured here cut across industry categories leaving a blaze of disruption in their wake. The trend for flat design continues for both big tech brands and startups with color palettes reflecting a ... <br/><a href='/article/568/50-startup-logos-from-2014-the-good-the-bad-and-the-ugly' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Thu, 18 Dec 2014 10:22:33 GMT/article/568/50-startup-logos-from-2014-the-good-the-bad-and-the-uglyDesignCrowd's Alec Lynch: Why Co-Founders Are the Secret to Startup Success/article/567/designcrowds-alec-lynch-why-cofounders-are-the-secret-to-startup-successMost successful start-ups or tech businesses have multiple founders. Google, Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, YouTube, Groupon, Uber, Square, Instagram, to name a few. But does it make sense for you? In this article, DesignCrowd chief executive and co-founder of DesignCrowd will look at six questions th... <br/><a href='/article/567/designcrowds-alec-lynch-why-cofounders-are-the-secret-to-startup-success' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Thu, 18 Dec 2014 07:42:22 GMT/article/567/designcrowds-alec-lynch-why-cofounders-are-the-secret-to-startup-successHipster Santa Claus, Hipster Elfs and Other Famous Christmas Characters as Hipsters/article/566/see-santa-claus-elfs-and-other-famous-christmas-characters-as-hipstersChristmas is approaching, and although Santa has a great beard, and the season is filled with sweaters, fairy lights, locally sourced produce, and possibly some gingerbread moustache cookies, DesignCrowd just didn't think there was enough 'hipster' at Christmas time. We launched a design contest and... <br/><a href='/article/566/see-santa-claus-elfs-and-other-famous-christmas-characters-as-hipsters' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Thu, 18 Dec 2014 06:39:22 GMT/article/566/see-santa-claus-elfs-and-other-famous-christmas-characters-as-hipstersMicrosoft, Apple, Google Embrace Flat Design/article/565/microsoft-apple-google-embrace-flat-designThe most popular operating systems in the world, Windows, iOS and Android, have slowly been shifting their design language to a more minimalistic and cleaner look that characterised by presenting data in grids, larger title headers, extensive use of whitespace, adoption of solid color palettes and c... <br/><a href='/article/565/microsoft-apple-google-embrace-flat-design' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Wed, 17 Dec 2014 04:46:03 GMT/article/565/microsoft-apple-google-embrace-flat-designHow To Hire a Designer: Contractors, Agencies, Freelancers and Crowdsourcing/article/564/how-to-hire-a-designer-contractors-agencies-freelancers-and-crowdsourcingDear business owner, do you need to get some marketing materials designed or perhaps you are considering a re-brand and now you're on the hunt for a designer. Choosing a designer doesn't have to be time-consuming or difficult. This post is about the different ways you can work with creatives. Should... <br/><a href='/article/564/how-to-hire-a-designer-contractors-agencies-freelancers-and-crowdsourcing' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Thu, 11 Dec 2014 08:04:37 GMT/article/564/how-to-hire-a-designer-contractors-agencies-freelancers-and-crowdsourcingBling it on: 19 Disney Famous Disney Characters with Grills/article/563/bling-it-on-19-disney-famous-disney-characters-with-grillsA-list celebs like Beyonce, Rihanna, Madonna, Miley Cyrus, and Justin Bieber have all appeared in public sporting gold or platinum, often diamond studded, grills. With this fad taking off, we thought it would be great to see what unlikely candidates would look like if they let their hair down and wo... <br/><a href='/article/563/bling-it-on-19-disney-famous-disney-characters-with-grills' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Wed, 10 Dec 2014 08:40:37 GMT/article/563/bling-it-on-19-disney-famous-disney-characters-with-grillsIndustry Spotlight: 20 Beautiful Hospitality, Restaurant and Cafe Logos/article/562/industry-spotlight-20-beautiful-hospitality-restaurant-and-cafe-logosIn this industry logo design round up, we look at 20 eye-catching restaurant and cafe logos from the hospitality industry. In this group of designs, there were some clear trends budding logo designers and entrepreneurs should pay attention to - from illustration to typography, hospitality entreprene... <br/><a href='/article/562/industry-spotlight-20-beautiful-hospitality-restaurant-and-cafe-logos' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Mon, 01 Dec 2014 07:18:15 GMT/article/562/industry-spotlight-20-beautiful-hospitality-restaurant-and-cafe-logosFour Reasons Your Company Letterhead Design Should Pop!/article/561/four-reasons-your-company-letterhead-design-should-popYou might not realize it, but a letterhead is more than just a blurb at the top of a page. It contains everything your customers need to know about your business, conveyed in combination of your company name, logo and contact information. Having so little space to establish the message of your busi... <br/><a href='/article/561/four-reasons-your-company-letterhead-design-should-pop' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Mon, 01 Dec 2014 06:55:22 GMT/article/561/four-reasons-your-company-letterhead-design-should-popMovember Special: Australian Politicians with Moustaches/article/560/movember-special-australian-politicians-with-moustachesAs the Australian public embraced Movember this year, we noticed that Australian politicians weren't getting into the spirit of things. To help them along, we launched a contest inviting our designers to photoshop realistic looking moustaches onto well-known Australian male politicians like Tony Abb... <br/><a href='/article/560/movember-special-australian-politicians-with-moustaches' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Sun, 30 Nov 2014 12:54:44 GMT/article/560/movember-special-australian-politicians-with-moustachesDesignCrowd 2014 Cyber Monday $1 Design Sale/article/559/designcrowd-2014-cyber-monday-1-design-saleDesignCrowd's 2014 Cyber Monday $1 Design Sale is on now. Pay just $1 to post your project to DesignCrowd's community of 400,000 designers. Start your logo design project now and watch as designs pour in over a few days. Provide feedback, eliminate designs you don't like and choose your favorite log... <br/><a href='/article/559/designcrowd-2014-cyber-monday-1-design-sale' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Sun, 30 Nov 2014 08:53:49 GMT/article/559/designcrowd-2014-cyber-monday-1-design-saleSee Obama and other US politicians as tattooed camera-toting hipsters/article/558/see-obama-and-other-us-politicians-as-tattooed-cameratoting-hipstersAfter months of campaigning, the US midterm elections have finally come to an end. Here at DesignCrowd we love to hipsterize pop culture icons like Disney characters, so we decided to lighten up the mood a little and see what politicians would look like as tattooed, camera-toting hipsters. <br/><a href='/article/558/see-obama-and-other-us-politicians-as-tattooed-cameratoting-hipsters' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Fri, 28 Nov 2014 06:32:56 GMT/article/558/see-obama-and-other-us-politicians-as-tattooed-cameratoting-hipstersWhy Small Business Should Start Crowdsourcing Branding and Graphic Design /article/557/why-small-business-should-start-crowdsourcing-branding-and-graphic-design-This article provides four compelling reasons for startups, small businesses and entrepreneurs to crowdsource creativity, specifically graphic design and branding assets. <br/><a href='/article/557/why-small-business-should-start-crowdsourcing-branding-and-graphic-design-' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Fri, 28 Nov 2014 01:35:00 GMT/article/557/why-small-business-should-start-crowdsourcing-branding-and-graphic-design-42 Flag Graphic Design Ideas/article/556/42-fabulous-flag-inspired-graphic-designsFlags are designs that use various symbols, ornaments or decorations meant for signaling and identification. But their minimalist and ornate style has crept into logo design, posters, icons, textures and is a trend in graphic design. Enjoy this collection of 42 'flag' inspired designs to inspire you... <br/><a href='/article/556/42-fabulous-flag-inspired-graphic-designs' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Wed, 26 Nov 2014 07:02:38 GMT/article/556/42-fabulous-flag-inspired-graphic-designsThe 'Orange Is the New Black' Meets Disney Mashup/article/555/the-orange-is-the-new-black-meets-disney-mashupThe 'Orange Is the New Black' Meets Disney Mashup features members from the cast of the popular US cable TV show recast as Disney Princesses (and a Prince!) inside Litchfield prison. Enjoy! <br/><a href='/article/555/the-orange-is-the-new-black-meets-disney-mashup' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Tue, 25 Nov 2014 08:38:44 GMT/article/555/the-orange-is-the-new-black-meets-disney-mashupThe Best of DesignCrowd Design Round-Up - Volume 6/article/554/the-best-of-designcrowd-design-roundup--volume-6Each week, we round-up some awesome designs submitted by the very talented designers at DesignCrowd. From logo designs to posters and websites, the weekly design round-up aims to inspire creativity and show off the calibre of work produced by designers at DesignCrowd. <br/><a href='/article/554/the-best-of-designcrowd-design-roundup--volume-6' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Mon, 24 Nov 2014 22:24:31 GMT/article/554/the-best-of-designcrowd-design-roundup--volume-620 Fashion Logos Crowdsourced (on DesignCrowd)/article/553/20-striking-fashion-logos-crowdsourced-on-designcrowdFashion is online, on-demand, global and booming. From e-commerce to high street fashion brands, we have got you covered. In this article we handpick 20 striking fashion logos crowdsourced on DesignCrowd by a slew of international fashion entrepreneurs. Enjoy! <br/><a href='/article/553/20-striking-fashion-logos-crowdsourced-on-designcrowd' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Fri, 21 Nov 2014 05:12:23 GMT/article/553/20-striking-fashion-logos-crowdsourced-on-designcrowdDesignCrowd is 22 in Deloitte's TechFast50 Australia & 235 in Asia-Pacific TechFast500/article/552/designcrowd-is-22-in-deloittes-techfast50-australia--235-in-asiapacific-techfast500DesignCrowd was ranked 22 in Deloitte Australia's TechFast50 list this year and 235 overall in Asia-Pacific TechFast500. Deloitte shares an annual ranking of a given country's 50 fastest growing technology companies, based on revenue growth over the last five years. The TechFast50 is a top industry ... <br/><a href='/article/552/designcrowd-is-22-in-deloittes-techfast50-australia--235-in-asiapacific-techfast500' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Thu, 20 Nov 2014 08:40:41 GMT/article/552/designcrowd-is-22-in-deloittes-techfast50-australia--235-in-asiapacific-techfast50020 Chic Travel and Tourism Logos Crowdsourced on DesignCrowd/article/551/20-chic-travel-and-tourism-logos-crowdsourced-on-designcrowdIn this design industry review we look at what logo design styles are trending in the travel, tourism and hotel categories. Check out these twenty chic travel and tourism logos crowdsourced on DesignCrowd. <br/><a href='/article/551/20-chic-travel-and-tourism-logos-crowdsourced-on-designcrowd' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Thu, 20 Nov 2014 03:13:31 GMT/article/551/20-chic-travel-and-tourism-logos-crowdsourced-on-designcrowdWhat really happened: Designers Go Behind the Scenes at the G20 Summit in Brisbane/article/550/what-really-happened-designers-go-behind-the-scenes-at-the-g20-summit-in-brisbaneHave you ever wondered what really happens when the world's most powerful leaders get together? DesignCrowd's designers went behind those closed doors and imagined what kinds of shenanigans went down at this year's G20 summit in Brisbane. They've designed hilarious graphics of G20 leaders behind the... <br/><a href='/article/550/what-really-happened-designers-go-behind-the-scenes-at-the-g20-summit-in-brisbane' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Tue, 18 Nov 2014 07:46:06 GMT/article/550/what-really-happened-designers-go-behind-the-scenes-at-the-g20-summit-in-brisbaneFamous Landmarks of the World Without People/article/549/famous-landmarks-of-the-world-without-peopleThe world's famous landmarks are memorable for a reason. Tourists swarm to visit these human made wonderlands but have you ever wondered what famous places would look like without people? DesignCrowd's designers have photoshopped out the people at places like Egypt's Pyramids and New York's Times Sq... <br/><a href='/article/549/famous-landmarks-of-the-world-without-people' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Sun, 16 Nov 2014 07:40:13 GMT/article/549/famous-landmarks-of-the-world-without-people5 Visual Design Trends Brand Managers and Designers Should Embrace Now/article/548/5-visual-design-trends-brand-managers-and-designers-should-embrace-nowBreaking away from the every-day and creating an outstanding campaign is far more achievable when graphic designers and brand managers are in the loop with current trends. A close look at the most successful ad and web designs since the start of the year reveal five key trends to embrace now: real-l... <br/><a href='/article/548/5-visual-design-trends-brand-managers-and-designers-should-embrace-now' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Thu, 13 Nov 2014 09:45:58 GMT/article/548/5-visual-design-trends-brand-managers-and-designers-should-embrace-nowBack to the Future - Today's Tech Giants Rewind 100 Years/article/547/back-to-the-future--todays-tech-giants-rewind-100-yearsIt's 2014 and the tech industry is booming. As a tech company, we thought it would be fun to look what today's tech giants would look like if they existed 100 years ago in 1914 so we invited our community of 400,000 designers to re-imagine top tech company logos from the turn of the 20th century. En... <br/><a href='/article/547/back-to-the-future--todays-tech-giants-rewind-100-years' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Tue, 11 Nov 2014 07:12:27 GMT/article/547/back-to-the-future--todays-tech-giants-rewind-100-years8 Great Sites To Teach Yourself How To Code/article/546/8-great-sites-to-teach-yourself-how-to-codeFor most of us, coding is a foreign language that we'll never understand, or at least that's what we think. But there are some great tools out there that can help anyone learn how to write computer code. DesignCrowd's CTO Adam Arbolino shares eight step-by-step and lesson-style websites and tools th... <br/><a href='/article/546/8-great-sites-to-teach-yourself-how-to-code' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Mon, 10 Nov 2014 06:43:21 GMT/article/546/8-great-sites-to-teach-yourself-how-to-code10 Stunning Halloween Themes with a Twist/article/545/10-stunning-halloween-themes-with-a-twistDesignCrowd rounds up 10 Halloween themes with a spooky twist. These masterful photoshopped images will take your breath away. Happy Halloween! <br/><a href='/article/545/10-stunning-halloween-themes-with-a-twist' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Fri, 31 Oct 2014 07:38:12 GMT/article/545/10-stunning-halloween-themes-with-a-twist3 Simple Ways To Grow Your Small Business/article/544/3-simple-ways-to-grow-your-small-businessDesignCrowd's Chief Marketing Officer Dan Ferguson shares three simple ways to grow your small business. In a nutshell, it's all about referrals and social media. Get practical tips and suggestions about how to implement this strategy. Read more! <br/><a href='/article/544/3-simple-ways-to-grow-your-small-business' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Thu, 30 Oct 2014 07:58:47 GMT/article/544/3-simple-ways-to-grow-your-small-business12 Tools for Web Designers and Entrepreneurs/article/543/12-tools-for-the-modern-web-designer-and-entrepreneurAs web pages take on greater importance as the ‘face’ of many businesses, more sophisticated and powerful developer tools are being created to serve this growing demand. For small businesses and DIY web entrepreneurs, here are a few of the best web design tools that are easy to use and powerful. <br/><a href='/article/543/12-tools-for-the-modern-web-designer-and-entrepreneur' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Wed, 29 Oct 2014 05:42:55 GMT/article/543/12-tools-for-the-modern-web-designer-and-entrepreneurDesignCrowd Solves the Mystery of Missing Kim Jong-un/article/542/designcrowd-solves-the-mystery-of-missing-kim-jongunNorth Korean leader Kim Jong-un has just been sighted for the first time, after being completely AWOL for almost 6 weeks. Where was Kim? What did he do with this time off? We asked our global community of designers and invited them to photoshop Kim Jong-un in a variety of leisure, holiday pastimes,... <br/><a href='/article/542/designcrowd-solves-the-mystery-of-missing-kim-jongun' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Tue, 28 Oct 2014 10:18:20 GMT/article/542/designcrowd-solves-the-mystery-of-missing-kim-jongunPhotoshop Battle: Tony Abbott v Vladmir Putin Shirtfronting Each Other/article/541/photoshop-battle-tony-abbott-v-vladmir-putin-shirtfronting-each-otherEarlier this month, Australian prime minister Tony Abbott threatened to "shirtfront" Vladmir Putin over MH17 tragedy at the upcoming G20 summit in Brisbane. We asked our worldwide community of designers what a photoshop battle of Abbott shirtfronting Putin would look like. Check out the imaginative ... <br/><a href='/article/541/photoshop-battle-tony-abbott-v-vladmir-putin-shirtfronting-each-other' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Tue, 28 Oct 2014 07:50:09 GMT/article/541/photoshop-battle-tony-abbott-v-vladmir-putin-shirtfronting-each-otherThe 10 Decisions You Will Make When Designing Your Logo/article/540/the-10-decisions-you-will-make-when-designing-your-logoWhat do companies need to look out for when designing logos to represent their brands? Canadian designer Dalveer Mann on DesignCrowd shares ten tips. <br/><a href='/article/540/the-10-decisions-you-will-make-when-designing-your-logo' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Fri, 24 Oct 2014 06:14:32 GMT/article/540/the-10-decisions-you-will-make-when-designing-your-logo7 logos that should have been crowdsourced/article/539/7-logos-that-should-have-been-crowdsourcedIn this article, I’m going to show you 7 logo fails from 2012 where the brand, marketer or head honcho missed the “crowdsourcing is hot right now” memo (and where the logo fail might have been avoided if the project had been crowdsourced). <br/><a href='/article/539/7-logos-that-should-have-been-crowdsourced' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Thu, 23 Oct 2014 05:44:53 GMT/article/539/7-logos-that-should-have-been-crowdsourcedThe Best of DesignCrowd Design Round-Up - Volume 5/article/538/the-best-of-designcrowd-design-roundup--volume-5Each week, we round-up some awesome designs submitted by the very talented designers at DesignCrowd. From logo designs to posters and websites, the weekly design round-up aims to inspire creativity and show off the calibre of work produced by designers at DesignCrowd. <br/><a href='/article/538/the-best-of-designcrowd-design-roundup--volume-5' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Wed, 22 Oct 2014 23:00:58 GMT/article/538/the-best-of-designcrowd-design-roundup--volume-58 Free Handwritten Fonts for Logo & Graphic Designers/article/537/8-fresh-free-beautiful-handwritten-fonts-for-designers-and-brand-managersWhether you're a typography geek or a casual admirer of 'type', the choice of typeface (colloquially named 'font') is a key consideration in any piece of visual communication. The use of handwritten fonts in visual communication like flyers, advertisements and logos is a growing trend and this artic... <br/><a href='/article/537/8-fresh-free-beautiful-handwritten-fonts-for-designers-and-brand-managers' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Tue, 21 Oct 2014 08:11:01 GMT/article/537/8-fresh-free-beautiful-handwritten-fonts-for-designers-and-brand-managersThe Best of DesignCrowd Design Round-Up - Volume 4/article/536/the-best-of-designcrowd-design-roundup--volume-4Each week, we round-up some awesome designs submitted by the very talented designers at DesignCrowd. From logo designs to posters and websites, the weekly design round-up aims to inspire creativity and show off the calibre of work produced by designers at DesignCrowd. <br/><a href='/article/536/the-best-of-designcrowd-design-roundup--volume-4' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Fri, 17 Oct 2014 05:18:51 GMT/article/536/the-best-of-designcrowd-design-roundup--volume-4How To Create a Visually Inspiring Workplace/article/535/how-to-create-a-visually-inspiring-workplaceWorking at a startup, I know how important it is to use budgets efficiently, so here are some easy, cost-effective graphic design ideas that can create a great place to work and foster a great company culture and a productive workplace. <br/><a href='/article/535/how-to-create-a-visually-inspiring-workplace' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Wed, 15 Oct 2014 08:28:33 GMT/article/535/how-to-create-a-visually-inspiring-workplaceTen Inspiring Work Spaces for Freelancers/article/534/ten-inspiring-work-spaces-for-freelancersIt is clear that space can greatly impact the productivity of any individual, particularly those who are required to be creative. A coffee shop is usually an excellent choice but if the coffee shop fails, maybe these 10 creative spaces can help you regain your mojo. <br/><a href='/article/534/ten-inspiring-work-spaces-for-freelancers' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Wed, 15 Oct 2014 07:41:11 GMT/article/534/ten-inspiring-work-spaces-for-freelancers20 Tech & Ecommerce Logos Crowdsourced on DesignCrowd/article/532/20-tech--ecommerce-logos-crowdsourced-on-designcrowdThis round up of logo designs focused on 20 super-cool non-geeky internet, technology and e-commerce logos that were recently crowdsourced on DesignCrowd. <br/><a href='/article/532/20-tech--ecommerce-logos-crowdsourced-on-designcrowd' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Tue, 14 Oct 2014 23:45:48 GMT/article/532/20-tech--ecommerce-logos-crowdsourced-on-designcrowd30 Amazing Autumn Inspired Logos to Warm You This Winter/article/531/30-amazing-autumn-inspired-logos-to-warm-you-this-winterAutumn evokes the imagery and feel of falling leaves, a fading dusk, harvest time. Collected are 30 examples of company logos incorporating Autumn imagery and symbolism. This selection showcases logos from such diverse industries as beer brewing, aged care, IT, and a number of Autumn and Harvest re... <br/><a href='/article/531/30-amazing-autumn-inspired-logos-to-warm-you-this-winter' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Thu, 09 Oct 2014 05:23:39 GMT/article/531/30-amazing-autumn-inspired-logos-to-warm-you-this-winterThe Best of DesignCrowd Design Round-Up - Volume 3/article/530/the-best-of-designcrowd-design-roundup--volume-3Each week, we round-up some awesome designs submitted by the very talented designers at DesignCrowd. From logo designs to posters and websites, the weekly design round-up aims to inspire creativity and show off the calibre of work produced by designers at DesignCrowd. <br/><a href='/article/530/the-best-of-designcrowd-design-roundup--volume-3' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Wed, 08 Oct 2014 23:20:50 GMT/article/530/the-best-of-designcrowd-design-roundup--volume-3Book Cover Design: Famous Novels Re-imagined/article/529/book-cover-design-famous-novels-reimaginedWe might pretend we don't judge a book by its cover but we all know that's a big lie. Whether its digital book covers we can 'Pin', 'Share', or 'Like' that promote a new book or a classic, book covers are often as iconic as the novels themselves. We asked our community of 400,000 designers to redesi... <br/><a href='/article/529/book-cover-design-famous-novels-reimagined' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Fri, 03 Oct 2014 07:36:53 GMT/article/529/book-cover-design-famous-novels-reimaginedHow Crowdsourcing Design Helped Me to Kickstart My Business/article/528/how-crowdsourcing-design-helped-me-to-kickstart-my-businessAussie online retail startup, Farm Fresh Delivered, crowdsourced their company branding on DesignCrowd so we set out to find out how the company got started so we asked company co-founder Che Bliss to tell us more about his small business, the process of crowdsourcing his logo, signage and promo f... <br/><a href='/article/528/how-crowdsourcing-design-helped-me-to-kickstart-my-business' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Thu, 02 Oct 2014 03:40:05 GMT/article/528/how-crowdsourcing-design-helped-me-to-kickstart-my-business20 Film, TV and Entertainment Logo Ideas/article/527/stunning-film-tv-and-entertainment-logos-by-20-graphic-designers-on-designcrowdThis article rounds up 20 stunning logos from the film, television, entertainment industry created by DesignCrowd's 'virtual design studio' of designers via a process called crowdsourcing. <br/><a href='/article/527/stunning-film-tv-and-entertainment-logos-by-20-graphic-designers-on-designcrowd' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Tue, 30 Sep 2014 07:55:09 GMT/article/527/stunning-film-tv-and-entertainment-logos-by-20-graphic-designers-on-designcrowd30 Creative Poster Designs You Wish You Had Created/article/526/30-creative-poster-designs-you-wish-you-had-createdPoster design is more important than ever, with the potential to reach millions of customers in a matter of seconds. However, to be seen and heard above the noise, poster design needs to be taken to a new creative level. Check out these 30 super creative poster designs. <br/><a href='/article/526/30-creative-poster-designs-you-wish-you-had-created' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Mon, 29 Sep 2014 22:18:23 GMT/article/526/30-creative-poster-designs-you-wish-you-had-createdSupersize Logo Design Contest - 2014 NRL Premiership/article/525/supersize-logo-design-contest--2014-nrl-premiershipWe asked our team of awesome designers to redesign their favorite NRL team logos - but with a little added lard. Wouldn't it be funny to see the top teams with a little bit of extra around the middle? We were looking for super-sized NRL team logos - in other words, hilarious redesigns of an NRL team... <br/><a href='/article/525/supersize-logo-design-contest--2014-nrl-premiership' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Mon, 29 Sep 2014 06:20:11 GMT/article/525/supersize-logo-design-contest--2014-nrl-premiership20 Cool Logos for Photography, Music, Art & Other Creative Industries/article/524/need-a-logo-check-out-20-cool-photography-music-and-art-logosThis article features 20 cool crowdsourced photography, music and art logos from DesignCrowd and logo template marketplace BrandCrowd. If you're a creative entrepreneur looking to refresh and rebrand your business, check out these logos and get inspired to crowdsource a brand new logo today! <br/><a href='/article/524/need-a-logo-check-out-20-cool-photography-music-and-art-logos' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Mon, 29 Sep 2014 03:54:03 GMT/article/524/need-a-logo-check-out-20-cool-photography-music-and-art-logos20 Beautiful Crowdsourced Automotive Logos /article/523/20-beautiful-crowdsourced-automotive-logos-This post features 20 beautiful examples of crowdsourced automotive logos designs from DesignCrowd's international community of graphic designers. From flat to 3D to crest and typographic logos, the round up provides a good overview of contemporary examples of leading edge car and automotive logo de... <br/><a href='/article/523/20-beautiful-crowdsourced-automotive-logos-' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Fri, 26 Sep 2014 08:29:39 GMT/article/523/20-beautiful-crowdsourced-automotive-logos-11 Alternative '50 Shades of Grey' Movie Poster Designs/article/522/11-alternative-50-shades-of-grey-movie-poster-designs50 Shades of Grey, the global bestselling book by E.L. James, has been turned into a film slated for a cinema release in early 2015. In anticipation of the movie, we launched a contest that asked designers to submit alternative '50 Shades' movie poster designs. We've rounded up the best posters fea... <br/><a href='/article/522/11-alternative-50-shades-of-grey-movie-poster-designs' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Thu, 25 Sep 2014 06:45:27 GMT/article/522/11-alternative-50-shades-of-grey-movie-poster-designsYour Favorite Disney Characters Get a Hipster Makeover/article/520/your-favorite-disney-characters-get-a-hipster-makeoverThe best submissions from our Disney Characters Get Hipster Makeover graphic design contest features popular characters like Ariel, Pocahontas, Heracles, Pluto, Pinocchio, Snow White and heaps more famous Disney characters as Modern-day Hipsters. <br/><a href='/article/520/your-favorite-disney-characters-get-a-hipster-makeover' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Wed, 24 Sep 2014 09:05:13 GMT/article/520/your-favorite-disney-characters-get-a-hipster-makeoverSupersize Logo Design Contest - 2014 AFL Premiership/article/519/supersize-logo-design-contest--2014-afl-premiershipWe recently asked our team of talented designers to redesign their favorite ALF team logos - but with a twist. With the 2014 AFL premiership grand final on this Sunday, 28th September, we thought it would be great to see the top teams with a little bit of extra weight. We were looking for super-size... <br/><a href='/article/519/supersize-logo-design-contest--2014-afl-premiership' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Tue, 23 Sep 2014 23:47:46 GMT/article/519/supersize-logo-design-contest--2014-afl-premiershipHow To: Use the DesignCrowd Portfolio Widget/article/518/how-to-use-the-designcrowd-portfolio-widgetLooking to promote your designs? Want to get more invites, jobs and win more contests on DesignCrowd? Here at DesignCrowd we offer all designers their very own designer widget. The widget is designed to allow our creative community to promote their fantastic work on their own websites and blogs. <br/><a href='/article/518/how-to-use-the-designcrowd-portfolio-widget' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Tue, 23 Sep 2014 12:03:33 GMT/article/518/how-to-use-the-designcrowd-portfolio-widgetThe Best of DesignCrowd Design Round-Up - Volume 2/article/517/the-best-of-designcrowd-design-roundup--volume-2Each week, we round-up some awesome designs submitted by the very talented designers at DesignCrowd. From logo designs to posters and websites, the weekly design round-up aims to inspire creativity and show off the calibre of work produced by designers at DesignCrowd. <br/><a href='/article/517/the-best-of-designcrowd-design-roundup--volume-2' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Thu, 18 Sep 2014 22:37:57 GMT/article/517/the-best-of-designcrowd-design-roundup--volume-2What if historical figures did the Ice Bucket Challenge?/article/516/what-if-historical-figures-did-the-ice-bucket-challengeIn August, the Ice Bucket Challenge - where people tip icy cold water on top of their heads in the name of a good cause - went viral. DesignCrowd wanted to help raise awareness about ALS and make some fun images and photos that imagined if famous historical figures did the #icebucketchallenge. <br/><a href='/article/516/what-if-historical-figures-did-the-ice-bucket-challenge' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Thu, 18 Sep 2014 06:36:16 GMT/article/516/what-if-historical-figures-did-the-ice-bucket-challenge10 'Useful' Macbook Stickers/article/515/10-useful-macbook-stickersMacbook owners have been slapping decals from their favorite apps, teams and brands all over their Macbook lids for years and in the process turning their once elegant but impersonal machine into a cluttered and colorful wonderland. This post is a showcase of the top 10 useful Macbook sticker or dec... <br/><a href='/article/515/10-useful-macbook-stickers' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Wed, 17 Sep 2014 10:00:33 GMT/article/515/10-useful-macbook-stickersSix Ways to Rise to the Top in Your Next Design Contest/article/514/six-ways-to-rise-to-the-top-in-your-next-design-contestThis post was written by Joey Ambrose, DesignCrowd customer, crowdsourcing pro and web design company founder. We asked him to share his top six tips to help designers maximise their chance of winning contests. Clients and project owners who are about to start a design crowdsourcing project will als... <br/><a href='/article/514/six-ways-to-rise-to-the-top-in-your-next-design-contest' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Wed, 17 Sep 2014 06:41:45 GMT/article/514/six-ways-to-rise-to-the-top-in-your-next-design-contestThe Best of DesignCrowd Design Round-Up - Volume 1/article/513/the-best-of-designcrowd-design-roundup--volume-1Each week, we round-up some awesome designs submitted by the very talented designers at DesignCrowd. From logo designs to posters and websites, the weekly design round-up aims to inspire creativity and show off the calibre of work produced by designers at DesignCrowd. <br/><a href='/article/513/the-best-of-designcrowd-design-roundup--volume-1' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Sun, 14 Sep 2014 22:50:46 GMT/article/513/the-best-of-designcrowd-design-roundup--volume-1Daily Design Inspiration #10 - Label Design by Raicho/article/512/daily-design-inspiration-10--label-design-by-raichoCheckout this inspiring label design by Raicho. Each day, we choose a design that is amazingly beautiful created by one of our highly talented designers like Raicho. These designs stand as inspiration to all designers and businesses, from north to south and east to west. Get your own fantastic desig... <br/><a href='/article/512/daily-design-inspiration-10--label-design-by-raicho' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Fri, 12 Sep 2014 04:17:41 GMT/article/512/daily-design-inspiration-10--label-design-by-raichoPrince Harry's 30th Birthday Party Flyer Design Contest/article/511/prince-harrys-30th-flyer-design-contestInfamous young English Royal party boy Prince Harry is about to turn 30! Prince Harry, know as the charmer of the English royals, the strapping young lad with charisma, charm and intelligence. With so much going right for the young prince, we had to ask ourselves why he is only just getting serious... <br/><a href='/article/511/prince-harrys-30th-flyer-design-contest' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Fri, 12 Sep 2014 01:29:32 GMT/article/511/prince-harrys-30th-flyer-design-contest3 Good Reasons You Should be Protecting Your Logo With A Trademark/article/510/3-good-reasons-you-should-be-protecting-your-logo-with-a-trademarkIn this guest post by MyCorporation CEO Deborah Sweeney, you'll learn 3 reasons why you should trademark your logo to protect your business. <br/><a href='/article/510/3-good-reasons-you-should-be-protecting-your-logo-with-a-trademark' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Thu, 11 Sep 2014 08:01:36 GMT/article/510/3-good-reasons-you-should-be-protecting-your-logo-with-a-trademarkDaily Design Inspiration #9 - Logo Design by Tavi/article/509/daily-design-inspiration-9--logo-design-by-taviCheckout this inspiring logo design by Tavi. Each day, we choose a design that is amazingly beautiful created by one of our highly talented designers like Tavi. These designs stand as inspiration to all designers and businesses, from north to south and east to west. Get your own fantastic design tod... <br/><a href='/article/509/daily-design-inspiration-9--logo-design-by-tavi' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Thu, 11 Sep 2014 06:46:26 GMT/article/509/daily-design-inspiration-9--logo-design-by-taviScholarship for Innovation in Graphic Design, Digital Art and Multimedia/article/508/scholarship-for-innovation-in-graphic-design-digital-art-and-multimediaDesignCrowd is offering a new scholarship to Graphic/Digital Design, Multimedia, Fine Arts or Business students in Australia. We aim to provide financial assistance to graduates in design or a related academic field to further their career and express their creative talents. Checkout the details on ... <br/><a href='/article/508/scholarship-for-innovation-in-graphic-design-digital-art-and-multimedia' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Thu, 11 Sep 2014 03:45:26 GMT/article/508/scholarship-for-innovation-in-graphic-design-digital-art-and-multimediaDaily Design Inspiration #8 - Poster Design by Kogner/article/507/daily-design-inspiration-8--poster-design-by-kognerCheckout this inspiring poster design by Kogner. Each day, we choose a design that is amazingly beautiful created by one of our highly talented designers like Kogner. These designs stand as inspiration to all designers and businesses, from north to south and east to west. Get your own fantastic desi... <br/><a href='/article/507/daily-design-inspiration-8--poster-design-by-kogner' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Tue, 09 Sep 2014 23:13:37 GMT/article/507/daily-design-inspiration-8--poster-design-by-kognerDaily Design Inspiration #7 - Flyer Design by One Day Graphics/article/506/daily-design-inspiration-7--flyer-design-by-one-day-graphicsCheckout this inspiring flyer design by One Day Graphics. Each day, we choose a design that is amazingly beautiful created by one of our highly talented designers like One Day Graphics. These designs stand as inspiration to all designers and businesses, from north to south and east to west. Get your... <br/><a href='/article/506/daily-design-inspiration-7--flyer-design-by-one-day-graphics' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Mon, 08 Sep 2014 22:27:36 GMT/article/506/daily-design-inspiration-7--flyer-design-by-one-day-graphicsDaily Design Inspiration #6 - Book Cover Design by Diogo Landô/article/505/daily-design-inspiration-6--book-cover-design-by-diogo-landôCheckout this inspiring book cover design by Diogo Landô. Each day, we choose a design that is amazingly beautiful created by one of our highly talented designers like Diogo Landô. These designs stand as inspiration to all designers and businesses, from north to south and east to west. Get your own ... <br/><a href='/article/505/daily-design-inspiration-6--book-cover-design-by-diogo-landô' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Sun, 07 Sep 2014 22:26:57 GMT/article/505/daily-design-inspiration-6--book-cover-design-by-diogo-landô14 Science Inspired Designs That Should Be On T-Shirts/article/504/14-science-inspired-designs-that-should-be-on-tshirtsAny scientist worth their weight will tell you that there is beauty in science, whether that be mathematics, physics, biology or chemistry. Scientific concepts, theories and practical applications can all produce and inspire beautiful images. Mathematical functions can produce hypnotic waves and fra... <br/><a href='/article/504/14-science-inspired-designs-that-should-be-on-tshirts' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Thu, 04 Sep 2014 05:51:30 GMT/article/504/14-science-inspired-designs-that-should-be-on-tshirtsDaily Design inspiration #5: Logo & Packaging Design for Snackfood Company Soma Organics/article/503/daily-design-inspiration-5-logo--packaging-design-for-snackfood-company-soma-organicsCheckout this inspiring logo design by Doraschall. Each day, we choose a design that is amazingly beautiful created by one of our highly talented designers like Doraschall. These designs stand as inspiration to all designers and businesses, from north to south and east to west. Get your own fantasti... <br/><a href='/article/503/daily-design-inspiration-5-logo--packaging-design-for-snackfood-company-soma-organics' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Thu, 04 Sep 2014 03:55:11 GMT/article/503/daily-design-inspiration-5-logo--packaging-design-for-snackfood-company-soma-organicsDaily Design Inspiration #4: Banner Ad Design by Yadunath and Azakdesigns/article/502/daily-design-inspiration-4-banner-ad-design-by-yadunath-and-azakdesignsCheckout this inspiring banner ad design by YadunathBanner and by Azakdesigns. Each day, we choose a design that is amazingly beautiful created by one of our highly talented designers like YadunathBanner and Azakdesigns. These designs stand as inspiration to all designers and businesses, from north ... <br/><a href='/article/502/daily-design-inspiration-4-banner-ad-design-by-yadunath-and-azakdesigns' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Wed, 03 Sep 2014 11:41:22 GMT/article/502/daily-design-inspiration-4-banner-ad-design-by-yadunath-and-azakdesignsDaily Design Inspiration #2 - App Design by Mehmet Pala/article/501/daily-design-inspiration-2--app-design-by-mehmet-palaCheckout this inspiring app design by Mehmet Pala. Each day, we choose a design that is amazingly beautiful created by one of our highly talented designers like Mehmet Pala. These designs stand as inspiration to all designers and businesses, from north to south and east to west. Get your own fantast... <br/><a href='/article/501/daily-design-inspiration-2--app-design-by-mehmet-pala' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Fri, 29 Aug 2014 00:07:10 GMT/article/501/daily-design-inspiration-2--app-design-by-mehmet-palaHow to Make Your Business sky Successful/article/496/how-to-make-your-business-blog-shineWhat makes a small business blog worth reading? Find out here - tips and tricks on making your business blog engage users and convert traffic. <br/><a href='/article/496/how-to-make-your-business-blog-shine' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Thu, 28 Aug 2014 11:15:38 GMT/article/496/how-to-make-your-business-blog-shineDaily Design Inspiration #1 - Ad Design by Griet/article/500/daily-design-inspiration-1--ad-design-by-grietCheckout this inspiring ad design by Griet. Each day, we choose a design that is amazingly beautiful created by one of our highly talented designers like Griet. These designs stand as inspiration to all designers and businesses, from north to south and east to west. Get your own fantastic design tod... <br/><a href='/article/500/daily-design-inspiration-1--ad-design-by-griet' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Thu, 28 Aug 2014 06:25:16 GMT/article/500/daily-design-inspiration-1--ad-design-by-griet15 Stunning Music Inspired Digital Artworks for Spotify's #NowFeeling Campaign/article/499/15-stunning-music-inspired-digital-artworks-for-spotifys-nowfeeling-campaignCheckout these 15 stunning music inspired digital artworks for Spotify's #NowFeeling campaign by the talented designers at DesignCrowd. <br/><a href='/article/499/15-stunning-music-inspired-digital-artworks-for-spotifys-nowfeeling-campaign' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Thu, 28 Aug 2014 05:38:03 GMT/article/499/15-stunning-music-inspired-digital-artworks-for-spotifys-nowfeeling-campaign5 Aspects of Successful Poster Design/article/495/5-aspects-of-successful-poster-designIn the digital age, it's easy to get so consumed with building your brand online that you put more traditional marketing methods on the back burner. If you own a small or medium-size business, though, that's a mistake. Take poster design, for instance. They're not just for bands who want to promote ... <br/><a href='/article/495/5-aspects-of-successful-poster-design' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Tue, 26 Aug 2014 16:25:52 GMT/article/495/5-aspects-of-successful-poster-designContest Showcase: 20 Best Selling Album Covers Redesigned/article/494/contest-showcase-20-best-selling-album-covers-redesignedWhen we asked our design community to re-design best selling album covers - we got amazing results. Checkout the top 20 album cover re-designs. <br/><a href='/article/494/contest-showcase-20-best-selling-album-covers-redesigned' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Mon, 25 Aug 2014 22:31:25 GMT/article/494/contest-showcase-20-best-selling-album-covers-redesigned22 DJ Logo Designs from the World's Most Popular and Highly Paid DJs/article/493/22-logo-designs-from-the-worlds-most-popular-and-highly-paid-djsFind out how the world's highest paid and most popular DJs brand themselves - checkout these logo designs. Want a logo like this? Launch a logo contests today! <br/><a href='/article/493/22-logo-designs-from-the-worlds-most-popular-and-highly-paid-djs' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Mon, 25 Aug 2014 08:41:24 GMT/article/493/22-logo-designs-from-the-worlds-most-popular-and-highly-paid-djs10 Reimagined Chicago Cubs Logo Designs/article/492/10-reimagined-chicago-cubs-logo-designsWe asked designers to re-invent the historic Chicago Cubs logo - checkout the creative results in this round up. Want a logo like these? Launch a logo project today! <br/><a href='/article/492/10-reimagined-chicago-cubs-logo-designs' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Fri, 22 Aug 2014 14:30:23 GMT/article/492/10-reimagined-chicago-cubs-logo-designs33 Music Festival Poster Designs from the World's Most Iconic Music Festivals/article/491/33-poster-designs-from-the-worlds-most-iconic-music-festivalsFestival poster design has turned into an artform in itself - checkout these 33 amazing poster designs from the worlds most iconic music festivals <br/><a href='/article/491/33-poster-designs-from-the-worlds-most-iconic-music-festivals' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Thu, 21 Aug 2014 17:31:23 GMT/article/491/33-poster-designs-from-the-worlds-most-iconic-music-festivals10 Alternative Netflix Logo Designs/article/489/10-alternative-netflix-logo-designsWhen Netflix re-designed their logo recently, not everyone was over the moon. We've crowdsourced some alterntive logo designs - checkout 10 of the best. <br/><a href='/article/489/10-alternative-netflix-logo-designs' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Wed, 20 Aug 2014 16:50:43 GMT/article/489/10-alternative-netflix-logo-designsThe Dying Art of Print Flyers: 5 Tips for Making Them Work/article/488/the-dying-art-of-print-flyers-5-tips-for-making-them-workPrint flyers might not seem cutting edge - but a great flyer can cut through the digital clutter. Discover the 5 most important aspects of print flyers here. <br/><a href='/article/488/the-dying-art-of-print-flyers-5-tips-for-making-them-work' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Wed, 20 Aug 2014 10:47:19 GMT/article/488/the-dying-art-of-print-flyers-5-tips-for-making-them-work7 Tips to Create an Effective Business Card/article/487/7-tips-to-create-an-effective-business-cardCreating a great business card can be a challenge. Checkout these 7 tips for creating an effective business card. Launch your own business card design project today! <br/><a href='/article/487/7-tips-to-create-an-effective-business-card' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Fri, 15 Aug 2014 16:15:24 GMT/article/487/7-tips-to-create-an-effective-business-cardSmall Business Startup Tips: How to Keep Costs Down and Drive Quality /article/486/small-business-startup-tips-how-to-keep-costs-down-and-drive-quality-Checkout these 6 small business and start up tips to help keep costs down and quality products and services. <br/><a href='/article/486/small-business-startup-tips-how-to-keep-costs-down-and-drive-quality-' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Tue, 12 Aug 2014 14:20:26 GMT/article/486/small-business-startup-tips-how-to-keep-costs-down-and-drive-quality-How to Protect Your Logo To Ensure It's Really Yours/article/484/how-to-protect-your-logo-to-ensure-its-really-yoursProtecting your brand identity by trademarking your logo is more important than ever. Learn how to go about trademarking your logo here. <br/><a href='/article/484/how-to-protect-your-logo-to-ensure-its-really-yours' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Tue, 22 Jul 2014 18:24:05 GMT/article/484/how-to-protect-your-logo-to-ensure-its-really-yours5 Tips for Incorporating Compelling Design Into Your Twitter Strategy/article/483/5-tips-for-incorporating-compelling-design-into-your-twitter-strategyTwitter isn't just about character limits and tweets. Incorporate compelling design into your twitter strategy is more important than ever. Discover how, with these tips. <br/><a href='/article/483/5-tips-for-incorporating-compelling-design-into-your-twitter-strategy' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Thu, 17 Jul 2014 21:28:46 GMT/article/483/5-tips-for-incorporating-compelling-design-into-your-twitter-strategyIf Game of Thrones Ran Wall St: 12 Famous Company House Banner Designs /article/482/if-game-of-thrones-ran-wall-st-12-famous-company-house-banner-designs-We thought it would be fun to see famous company logos like Facebook, Google, McDonalds' as Game of Thrones / Wall St 'house' banners and poster designs - check out the awesome results! <br/><a href='/article/482/if-game-of-thrones-ran-wall-st-12-famous-company-house-banner-designs-' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Thu, 17 Jul 2014 17:19:47 GMT/article/482/if-game-of-thrones-ran-wall-st-12-famous-company-house-banner-designs-How To Communicate Effectively With Your Graphic Designer and Get the Results You Want/article/481/how-to-communicate-effectively-with-your-graphic-designer-and-get-the-results-you-wantGetting the most from crowdsourcing design means communication. Read these tips and tricks on communication with your designer to get the results you want! <br/><a href='/article/481/how-to-communicate-effectively-with-your-graphic-designer-and-get-the-results-you-want' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Fri, 11 Jul 2014 10:50:59 GMT/article/481/how-to-communicate-effectively-with-your-graphic-designer-and-get-the-results-you-wantHow Crowdsourcing Logo Designs Paid Off For These Hot Brands/article/480/how-crowdsourcing-logo-designs-paid-off-for-these-hot-brandsCrowdousrcing logo design has gone global! See how these hot brands leverage crowdsourcing to get stunning logo designs. Want a design like these? Launch a contest now! <br/><a href='/article/480/how-crowdsourcing-logo-designs-paid-off-for-these-hot-brands' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Thu, 10 Jul 2014 09:35:16 GMT/article/480/how-crowdsourcing-logo-designs-paid-off-for-these-hot-brandsSmall Business? Learn How Small Design Contests Can Make You a Winner/article/479/small-business-learn-how-small-design-contests-can-make-you-a-winnerGraphic design for a small business can be expensive. Discover how you can leverage design contests to save you money and get a super creative logo. <br/><a href='/article/479/small-business-learn-how-small-design-contests-can-make-you-a-winner' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Fri, 27 Jun 2014 09:29:59 GMT/article/479/small-business-learn-how-small-design-contests-can-make-you-a-winner25 Funny Photoshop Memes from the FIFA World Cup (2014)/article/478/25-photo-hacks-and-memes-from-the-2014-fifa-world-cupThe FIFA Football World Cup in Brasil has been insane - so have the designs it's inspired. Checkout these 25 photo hacks and memes by DesignCrowd's designers. <br/><a href='/article/478/25-photo-hacks-and-memes-from-the-2014-fifa-world-cup' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Wed, 25 Jun 2014 14:27:45 GMT/article/478/25-photo-hacks-and-memes-from-the-2014-fifa-world-cupFreelance Logo Design: The Truth, the Lies & the Beautiful Designs/article/477/freelance-logo-design-the-truth-the-lies--the-beautiful-designsFreelance logo design has some negative connotations - but these are lies! Freelance design via crowdsourcing creatives beautiful designs! Check them out. <br/><a href='/article/477/freelance-logo-design-the-truth-the-lies--the-beautiful-designs' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Wed, 25 Jun 2014 11:00:41 GMT/article/477/freelance-logo-design-the-truth-the-lies--the-beautiful-designsWebsite Design Contests Can Create Beauty and These 4 Designs Prove it/article/476/website-design-contests-can-create-beauty-and-these-4-designs-prove-itTraditional website design is a thing of the past. Feast you eyes on these beautiful web designs created via crowdsourcing design contests. Launch your own project today! <br/><a href='/article/476/website-design-contests-can-create-beauty-and-these-4-designs-prove-it' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Thu, 19 Jun 2014 16:01:41 GMT/article/476/website-design-contests-can-create-beauty-and-these-4-designs-prove-itWorth1000 Joins the DesignCrowd Creative Community/article/475/worth1000-joins-the-designcrowd-creative-communityDesignCrowd has acquired designer and artist community Worth1000, a creative contest platform home to over 600,000 users. For all the inside information, read on. <br/><a href='/article/475/worth1000-joins-the-designcrowd-creative-community' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Wed, 18 Jun 2014 20:04:33 GMT/article/475/worth1000-joins-the-designcrowd-creative-community4 Fun 2014 FIFA World Cup Photoshop Design Contests You Should Enter Now/article/474/4-fun-2014-fifa-world-cup-photoshop-design-contests-you-should-enter-nowTo make the most of the FIFA Football World Cup in Brasil, DesignCrowd has launched 4 amazing design contest. Enter today for a chance to win! <br/><a href='/article/474/4-fun-2014-fifa-world-cup-photoshop-design-contests-you-should-enter-now' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Wed, 18 Jun 2014 16:36:47 GMT/article/474/4-fun-2014-fifa-world-cup-photoshop-design-contests-you-should-enter-now7 Minimalist Monogram Logos Crowdsourced on DesignCrowd/article/473/7-cool-monogram-logos-crowdsourced-on-designcrowdCheckout these 7 uber cool monogram logos crowdsourced on DesignCrowd. Looking for a logo like this? Launch your own logo design project today! <br/><a href='/article/473/7-cool-monogram-logos-crowdsourced-on-designcrowd' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Tue, 17 Jun 2014 07:17:11 GMT/article/473/7-cool-monogram-logos-crowdsourced-on-designcrowdWeb Design Crowdsourcing Template Design for your Favourite Platform/article/472/web-design-crowdsourcing-template-design-for-your-favourite-platformLooking for a theme or template design for your favourite CMS platform? DesignCrowd now offers crowdsourced design for Wordpress, Joomla and many, many more! <br/><a href='/article/472/web-design-crowdsourcing-template-design-for-your-favourite-platform' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Mon, 16 Jun 2014 18:17:35 GMT/article/472/web-design-crowdsourcing-template-design-for-your-favourite-platformDesign Crowdsourcing, Can It and Has It Worked? These Big Brands Think So/article/471/design-crowdsourcing-can-it-and-has-it-worked-these-big-brands-think-soCrowdosurcing design is not just for small business - see how these big brands have utilised crowdsourcing and made it work! Launch your own crowdsourcing project now! <br/><a href='/article/471/design-crowdsourcing-can-it-and-has-it-worked-these-big-brands-think-so' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Fri, 06 Jun 2014 10:52:44 GMT/article/471/design-crowdsourcing-can-it-and-has-it-worked-these-big-brands-think-so4 Top Trends in Crowdsourced Logo Design for 2014. What's Hot So Far?/article/470/4-top-trends-in-crowdsourced-logo-design-for-2014-whats-hot-so-farIt's hard to keep up with logo design trends - so to make things easier, here is a round up of the 4 top logo design crowdsourcing trends in 2014 so far. <br/><a href='/article/470/4-top-trends-in-crowdsourced-logo-design-for-2014-whats-hot-so-far' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Thu, 05 Jun 2014 16:05:21 GMT/article/470/4-top-trends-in-crowdsourced-logo-design-for-2014-whats-hot-so-farCrowdsourcing Logo Design – 6 Tips to Get a Stunning Logo from the Crowd/article/469/crowdsourcing-logo-design-–-6-tips-to-get-a-stunning-logo-from-the-crowdGetting the most from the crowd for logo design is important! Follow these 6 simple tips for launching a logo design crowdsourcing project to ensure an amazing result. <br/><a href='/article/469/crowdsourcing-logo-design-–-6-tips-to-get-a-stunning-logo-from-the-crowd' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Wed, 04 Jun 2014 16:47:09 GMT/article/469/crowdsourcing-logo-design-–-6-tips-to-get-a-stunning-logo-from-the-crowd4 Magnificent Website Design Contests Inspired by Light/article/468/4-magnificent-website-design-contests-inspired-by-lightWeb design sources inspiration from many natural phenomenon. A common theme is light - checkout these beautiful crowdsourced web designs inspired by light. <br/><a href='/article/468/4-magnificent-website-design-contests-inspired-by-light' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Tue, 03 Jun 2014 17:14:41 GMT/article/468/4-magnificent-website-design-contests-inspired-by-lightDesignCrowd Launches the Logo Crowdsourcing Inspiration Gallery!/article/467/designcrowd-launches-the-logo-crowdsourcing-inspiration-galleryLooking for some logo design inspiration? Want to get a few ideas for your business logo? Checkout our logo design inspiration gallery and launch a logo project today! <br/><a href='/article/467/designcrowd-launches-the-logo-crowdsourcing-inspiration-gallery' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Mon, 02 Jun 2014 13:58:09 GMT/article/467/designcrowd-launches-the-logo-crowdsourcing-inspiration-gallery4 Tips for Wining the Best Freelance Graphic Design Jobs In a Crowdsourcing World/article/466/4-tips-for-wining-the-best-freelance-graphic-design-jobs-in-a-crowdsourcing-worldLooking to win more design contests? Want to leverage crowdsourcing to make more money? Follow these simple tips to get the most from DesignCrowd! <br/><a href='/article/466/4-tips-for-wining-the-best-freelance-graphic-design-jobs-in-a-crowdsourcing-world' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Fri, 30 May 2014 12:11:39 GMT/article/466/4-tips-for-wining-the-best-freelance-graphic-design-jobs-in-a-crowdsourcing-world6 Uber Cool Web Design Crowdsourcing Projects With Web Forms That We Love/article/465/6-uber-cool-web-design-crowdsourcing-projects-with-web-forms-that-we-loveWeb forms are a UX designers nightmare! However, when done properly, they can look fantastic. Checkout theese 6 crowdsource web designs with awesome web forms! <br/><a href='/article/465/6-uber-cool-web-design-crowdsourcing-projects-with-web-forms-that-we-love' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Thu, 29 May 2014 16:40:26 GMT/article/465/6-uber-cool-web-design-crowdsourcing-projects-with-web-forms-that-we-loveIs This the Greatest Ever Logo Design Auction? Apple's Logo's Up for Sale/article/464/is-this-the-greatest-ever-logo-design-auction-apples-logos-up-for-saleIs Apple auctioning these logo? Not quite - but they are selling their original signage to the highest bidder. Checkout all the details here. <br/><a href='/article/464/is-this-the-greatest-ever-logo-design-auction-apples-logos-up-for-sale' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Wed, 28 May 2014 10:38:36 GMT/article/464/is-this-the-greatest-ever-logo-design-auction-apples-logos-up-for-sale3 Compelling Reasons a Bid on Logo Design is a Smarter Choice for Business/article/463/3-compelling-reasons-a-bid-on-logo-design-is-a-smarter-choice-for-businessLogo design is hard for small business - but not when you utilise crowdsourcing. Checkout these 3 compelling reasons why a bid on logo design works for small business. <br/><a href='/article/463/3-compelling-reasons-a-bid-on-logo-design-is-a-smarter-choice-for-business' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Mon, 26 May 2014 14:39:32 GMT/article/463/3-compelling-reasons-a-bid-on-logo-design-is-a-smarter-choice-for-business5 Rules to Get Designers to Bid for Logo Design/article/462/5-rules-to-get-designers-to-bid-for-logo-designCreating a logo design contest is only the 1st step to a great logo. Follow these 5 rules to engage the designer community and get fantastic results for your logo contest. <br/><a href='/article/462/5-rules-to-get-designers-to-bid-for-logo-design' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Mon, 26 May 2014 11:13:56 GMT/article/462/5-rules-to-get-designers-to-bid-for-logo-design5 Questions To Ask Before Designing Your Own Logo/article/461/5-questions-to-ask-before-designing-your-own-logoMany small businesses try to save money by designing their own logo - this sets them up for failure! Ask these 5 questions before attempting to design a logo yourself. <br/><a href='/article/461/5-questions-to-ask-before-designing-your-own-logo' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Mon, 19 May 2014 15:31:03 GMT/article/461/5-questions-to-ask-before-designing-your-own-logoWhy Freelance Design Works With DesignCrowd/article/460/why-freelance-design-works-with-designcrowdDiscover why the freelance design crowdsourcing model at DesignCrowd works so well for both designers and businesses, and why you need to launch a contest today! <br/><a href='/article/460/why-freelance-design-works-with-designcrowd' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Thu, 15 May 2014 12:25:16 GMT/article/460/why-freelance-design-works-with-designcrowd6 Things You Didn't Know Were Crowdsourced/article/459/6-things-you-didnt-know-were-crowdsourcedCrowdosurcing has been around for years - and not only for design. Checkout these 6 thigns that you didn't know were crowdsourced. <br/><a href='/article/459/6-things-you-didnt-know-were-crowdsourced' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Mon, 12 May 2014 14:52:41 GMT/article/459/6-things-you-didnt-know-were-crowdsourcedDesignCrowd Users Not Affected By Open SSL Bug Heartbleed/article/458/designcrowd-users-not-affected-by-open-ssl-bug-heartbleedAnnouncement: DesignCrowd users - both designers and customers are not affected by the Heartbleed Open SSL bug. <br/><a href='/article/458/designcrowd-users-not-affected-by-open-ssl-bug-heartbleed' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Thu, 10 Apr 2014 22:12:12 GMT/article/458/designcrowd-users-not-affected-by-open-ssl-bug-heartbleed1 Punch 8 Years Poster Design Wins Herald Safer Sydney Poster Design Contest + 23 Top Designs/article/457/1-punch-8-years-poster-design-wins-herald-safer-sydney-poster-design-contest-23-top-designsCheckout DesignCrowd's winning design for the SMH's 1 Punch, 8 Years poster design contest + 23 other fantastic poster design entries from the contest. <br/><a href='/article/457/1-punch-8-years-poster-design-wins-herald-safer-sydney-poster-design-contest-23-top-designs' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Fri, 21 Mar 2014 15:29:35 GMT/article/457/1-punch-8-years-poster-design-wins-herald-safer-sydney-poster-design-contest-23-top-designs25 Famous Actors Get a Hipster Makeover in Oscars Contest Showcase/article/456/25-famous-actors-get-a-hipster-makeover-in-oscars-contest-showcaseWhen Ellen's Oscar selfie went viral, we thought it was about time some famous actors got a make over to make them a little more trendy. Check them out as Hipsters! <br/><a href='/article/456/25-famous-actors-get-a-hipster-makeover-in-oscars-contest-showcase' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Fri, 21 Mar 2014 11:21:28 GMT/article/456/25-famous-actors-get-a-hipster-makeover-in-oscars-contest-showcaseMount Rushmore, Grumpy Cat, Miley Cyrus, Vladmir Putin: 16 Famous Icons Wear Pharrell's Grammy Hat/article/455/mount-rushmore-grumpy-cat-miley-cyrus-vladmir-putin-16-famous-icons-wear-pharrells-grammy-hatPharrell's Grammy hat became an icon! We asked our designers to put Pharrel's hat on other people - with hilarious results. Check them out! <br/><a href='/article/455/mount-rushmore-grumpy-cat-miley-cyrus-vladmir-putin-16-famous-icons-wear-pharrells-grammy-hat' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Wed, 05 Mar 2014 18:22:12 GMT/article/455/mount-rushmore-grumpy-cat-miley-cyrus-vladmir-putin-16-famous-icons-wear-pharrells-grammy-hat20 Cutting Edge Website Designs and Trends/article/449/20-cutting-edge-website-designs-and-trendsDiscover the latest web design trends in crowdsourcing with this round up of 20 cutting edge trends in web design. From navigation cards to long-scrolling, photography, video and HTML5 we have got it covered in this review of the key web trends to pay attention to right now. <br/><a href='/article/449/20-cutting-edge-website-designs-and-trends' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Thu, 20 Feb 2014 17:14:05 GMT/article/449/20-cutting-edge-website-designs-and-trends35 Famous Circle Logos /article/448/35-famous-circle-logos-Circles are a common theme in logo design. This eye-catching shape is everywhere in nature, art and the built environment. From architecture to crafts like textiles, jewellery and industrial design, we find circles at every turn. Major brands like Firefox, LG, Burger King, the Olympics sport (pun n... <br/><a href='/article/448/35-famous-circle-logos-' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Thu, 20 Feb 2014 14:22:18 GMT/article/448/35-famous-circle-logos-23 Famous Purple Brands with the Color Purple in their Logo/article/447/-23-purple-power-brands-This article looks at how a group of famous power brands - from Adobe InDesign, Cadbury, Monster, Zoopla and Hallmark through to sports teams like NFL's Baltimore's Ravens - have successfully used purple as foundation color for their company branding. <br/><a href='/article/447/-23-purple-power-brands-' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Thu, 20 Feb 2014 12:47:49 GMT/article/447/-23-purple-power-brands-Sydney Morning Herald 'Safer Sydney' $2,500 Poster Design Contest Launch/article/446/sydney-morning-herald-safer-sydney-2500-poster-design-contest-launchWe have just launched an awesome in-house freelance graphic design community poster design contest: The Sydney Morning Herald $2,500 Ad Poster Design Contest! <br/><a href='/article/446/sydney-morning-herald-safer-sydney-2500-poster-design-contest-launch' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Wed, 05 Feb 2014 12:02:40 GMT/article/446/sydney-morning-herald-safer-sydney-2500-poster-design-contest-launchHappy Chinese New Year! $1 Design Sale To Celebrate The Year of the Horse!/article/445/happy-chinese-new-year-1-design-sale-to-celebrate-the-year-of-the-horseLooking to launch a design contest this Chinese New Year? Then you're in luck, in honor of the year of the horse, get this exclusive discount coupon and save. <br/><a href='/article/445/happy-chinese-new-year-1-design-sale-to-celebrate-the-year-of-the-horse' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Fri, 31 Jan 2014 19:01:46 GMT/article/445/happy-chinese-new-year-1-design-sale-to-celebrate-the-year-of-the-horseHey Designers, Enter DesignCrowd's Business Card Contest for Chen Guangbiao!/article/444/hey-designers-enter-designcrowds-business-card-contest-for-chen-guangbiaoEnter DesignCrowd's Business Card Contest for Chen Guangbiao! For you chance to win 1st place we're looking for hilarious entries with great design execution. <br/><a href='/article/444/hey-designers-enter-designcrowds-business-card-contest-for-chen-guangbiao' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Fri, 31 Jan 2014 18:24:52 GMT/article/444/hey-designers-enter-designcrowds-business-card-contest-for-chen-guangbiaoDiscount Code Australia Day 2014: Special 'Mates Rates' Design Sale On Now!/article/443/discount-code-australia-day-2014-special-mates-rates-design-sale-on-nowLooking to launch a design contest this Australia Day? Then you're in luck, grab this exclusive discount coupon and save on your next design contest. <br/><a href='/article/443/discount-code-australia-day-2014-special-mates-rates-design-sale-on-now' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Fri, 24 Jan 2014 19:49:29 GMT/article/443/discount-code-australia-day-2014-special-mates-rates-design-sale-on-nowAnnouncement: (Unofficial) Boris Johnson Business Card Contest - Enter Now!/article/442/announcement-unofficial-boris-johnson-business-card-contest--enter-nowWe want you to have a go at designing a business card for Boris Johnson, the infamous London Lord Mayor - in this freelance graphic design job/contest. <br/><a href='/article/442/announcement-unofficial-boris-johnson-business-card-contest--enter-now' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Fri, 24 Jan 2014 19:02:05 GMT/article/442/announcement-unofficial-boris-johnson-business-card-contest--enter-now5 Logo Designs Go Under The Knife/article/441/5-logo-designs-go-under-the-knifeSome companies still have the misconception that to get a professional logo or brochure or website, they have to shell out the big bucks and hire an agency directly. But a higher price isn't the only drawback with agencies. We compare 5 different crowdsourced logos with 5 different agency-made logos... <br/><a href='/article/441/5-logo-designs-go-under-the-knife' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Wed, 15 Jan 2014 16:36:37 GMT/article/441/5-logo-designs-go-under-the-knife35 Purple Logos Inspired by Pantone's Radiant Orchid 2014/article/440/35-purple-logos-inspired-by-pantones-radiant-orchid-2014This article analyses Pantone's 2014 Color of the Year, Radiant Orchid and presents 35 beautiful logo designs inspired by the this 2014 color trend. <br/><a href='/article/440/35-purple-logos-inspired-by-pantones-radiant-orchid-2014' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Wed, 15 Jan 2014 13:11:33 GMT/article/440/35-purple-logos-inspired-by-pantones-radiant-orchid-2014Discount Code 2014. Get Your Design before 2014 with this Discount Coupon/article/439/discount-code-2014-get-your-design-before-2014-with-this-discount-couponLooking for a DesignCrowd discount or coupon code? You're in luck., use this DesignCrowd coupon code today and save on design projects! <br/><a href='/article/439/discount-code-2014-get-your-design-before-2014-with-this-discount-coupon' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Tue, 24 Dec 2013 15:40:46 GMT/article/439/discount-code-2014-get-your-design-before-2014-with-this-discount-coupon6 Tips To Turbo-Charge Your Design Project... On DesignCrowd/article/438/6-tips-to-turbocharge-your-design-project-on-designcrowdIn this guest article from an acclaimed DesignCrowd designer, Big Blue Currant aka KitchenFoil answers the question "what advice would you offer a Project Owner to get the best out of the DesignCrowd community?" Find out the 6 things you need to do to turbocharge your design project today. Enjoy! <br/><a href='/article/438/6-tips-to-turbocharge-your-design-project-on-designcrowd' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Mon, 23 Dec 2013 21:05:54 GMT/article/438/6-tips-to-turbocharge-your-design-project-on-designcrowd25 of the Best Free Fonts for Designers/article/437/25-of-the-best-free-fonts-for-designersThe Best Free Fonts for Designers.Fonts are probably the most valuable resource for a graphic designer. The choice of typeface can be the difference between good or bad design. This round up of 25 free fonts is handpicked by Sarao Arts, a graphic designer from Canada. <br/><a href='/article/437/25-of-the-best-free-fonts-for-designers' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Mon, 23 Dec 2013 20:10:35 GMT/article/437/25-of-the-best-free-fonts-for-designersWhy Vector Files Are Better For Your Clients/article/436/why-vector-files-are-better-for-your-clientsHave you ever wondered why sometimes your logo looks pixelated when enlarged? Have you ever tried to edit your logo colors and shape to fit brochures, business cards or website unsuccessfully? Well, looks like you've been working with raster images rather than vectors.Although at first sight bo <br/><a href='/article/436/why-vector-files-are-better-for-your-clients' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Mon, 23 Dec 2013 19:31:21 GMT/article/436/why-vector-files-are-better-for-your-clients4 Tips To Create Original Graphic Design Artwork/article/435/4-tips-to-create-original-graphic-design-artworkAs a designer working on a design crowdsourcing platform, it's normal to seek design inspiration from different places: Pinterest, Behance, Dribble, hard copy books, magazines, music and even nature. An idea can be found where you least expect it! However, it is sometimes easy to confuse being inspi... <br/><a href='/article/435/4-tips-to-create-original-graphic-design-artwork' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Mon, 23 Dec 2013 19:01:51 GMT/article/435/4-tips-to-create-original-graphic-design-artwork50 Startup Logos from 2013/article/434/50-startup-logos-from-2013Top 50 startup logos for 2013 show that old industries are changing and challengers are disrupting the status quo around the world. See foodie apps like Goldbelly to personal delivery services like FlavrBox to Android mobile operating system Jolla to Techcrunch Disrupt San Francisco 2013 winner, Lay... <br/><a href='/article/434/50-startup-logos-from-2013' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Mon, 23 Dec 2013 17:50:29 GMT/article/434/50-startup-logos-from-2013Top 50 Designs of 2013 ... Crowdsourced on DesignCrowd!/article/433/top-50-designs-of-2013--crowdsourced-on-designcrowdAt DesignCrowd 2013 has been a big year of milestones for DesignCrowd customers and designers. Like any startup we love numbers. So we thought we'd share some big numbers from our growing marketplace and showcase the top 50 designs from 2013. <br/><a href='/article/433/top-50-designs-of-2013--crowdsourced-on-designcrowd' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Fri, 20 Dec 2013 09:31:10 GMT/article/433/top-50-designs-of-2013--crowdsourced-on-designcrowd25 Top UK Startup Logos from 2013!/article/432/25-top-uk-startup-logos-from-2013It's been a year since we reviewed and rated 20 Top UK startup logos from 2012 on the DesignCrowd blog so we thought we'd take another look at UK startup branding for 2013. New entrants that caught our eye for their design style include product design marketplace Milkster and personal delivery servi... <br/><a href='/article/432/25-top-uk-startup-logos-from-2013' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Thu, 19 Dec 2013 21:36:23 GMT/article/432/25-top-uk-startup-logos-from-2013 20 Construction and Building Company Logo Designs from DesignCrowd/article/431/-20-construction-and-building-company-logo-designs-from-designcrowdAre you thinking of starting up a construction or building business? If you are then you've probably thought of a name for your enterprise but what about branding for your new business? We present 20 industry logo designs crowdsourced by clients from the construction and building industries. <br/><a href='/article/431/-20-construction-and-building-company-logo-designs-from-designcrowd' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Thu, 19 Dec 2013 14:53:01 GMT/article/431/-20-construction-and-building-company-logo-designs-from-designcrowd60 Top Stock Logos For Sale ... On BrandCrowd!/article/430/60-top-stock-logos-for-sale--on-brandcrowdIf you're in a hurry and on a tight budget for your business logo, BrandCrowd, our sister our stock logo site can solve your problem with just a few clicks. Designers from the world have created unique, unused off-the-shelf, ready-to-go logo brands and templates for sale on BrandCrowd. <br/><a href='/article/430/60-top-stock-logos-for-sale--on-brandcrowd' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Wed, 18 Dec 2013 16:51:27 GMT/article/430/60-top-stock-logos-for-sale--on-brandcrowd20 Ninja Logo Examples for Businesses and Startups/article/429/day-of-the-ninja-20-inspiring-ninja-logosGuest post by DesignCrowd freelance graphic designer, Vitaliy. Every year, December 5th is the Day of the Ninja. On this day, people are encouraged to dress as ninja, engage in ninja-related activities, and spread information on ninja online. December 5 was originally chosen because December 5, 20... <br/><a href='/article/429/day-of-the-ninja-20-inspiring-ninja-logos' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Fri, 06 Dec 2013 14:07:14 GMT/article/429/day-of-the-ninja-20-inspiring-ninja-logosDesignCrowd Cyber Monday Deal: $1 Design Sale!/article/428/designcrowd-cyber-monday-deal-1-design-saleDear online shoppers, are you after a great Cyber Monday / Cyber Week deal for your business? We've got the goods! Do you need a new company logo for your business? Is your website design looking a little dated? Perhaps you need a professional business card design? DesignCrowd can help! <br/><a href='/article/428/designcrowd-cyber-monday-deal-1-design-sale' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Mon, 02 Dec 2013 11:48:02 GMT/article/428/designcrowd-cyber-monday-deal-1-design-saleDesignCrowd Raises $3 Million To Expand Worldwide!/article/427/designcrowd-raises-3-million-to-expand-worldwideIn 2013, DesignCrowd has grown its designer community to 250,000; paid designers over $10 million in crowdsourced design projects and raised a second $3 million round of investment from Starfish Ventures. <br/><a href='/article/427/designcrowd-raises-3-million-to-expand-worldwide' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Fri, 15 Nov 2013 17:08:25 GMT/article/427/designcrowd-raises-3-million-to-expand-worldwideApp Design: Top 15 Halloween/Zombie iPad games for 2013/article/426/app-design-top-15-halloweenzombie-ipad-games-for-2013It's Halloween and Day of the Dead (if you live in Mexico) and the App Store is packed with Halloween-inspired games. Our in-house web designer and gaming pro, Roman Po, took on the challenge to road-test the top 15 Halloween iPad games. Some noticeable trends in our research incldued the cross-ove... <br/><a href='/article/426/app-design-top-15-halloweenzombie-ipad-games-for-2013' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Fri, 01 Nov 2013 18:27:14 GMT/article/426/app-design-top-15-halloweenzombie-ipad-games-for-201322 Spooky Halloween Graphic Designs /article/425/22-spooky-halloween-graphic-designs-Scary/spooky/freaky images curated by DesignCrowd graphic designer // Anghelaht. Halloween is Nigh...Will You Trick or Treat?Start carving your pumpkins and preparing for the neighborhood kids to start door-knocking meanwhile if you're looking for design inspiration to boost a business marketing cam... <br/><a href='/article/425/22-spooky-halloween-graphic-designs-' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Tue, 29 Oct 2013 17:43:30 GMT/article/425/22-spooky-halloween-graphic-designs-Greyscale in Design: 20 Inspirational Black and White Designs/article/424/greyscale-in-design-20-inspirational-black-and-white-designsThis round up features 20 timeless&nbsp;black and white or grayscale&nbsp;designs from the designer community on &amp; white Versus ColorThe collection highlights awesome examples of greyscale logo design, web design, flyer design, t-shirt design, icon design and more. <br/><a href='/article/424/greyscale-in-design-20-inspirational-black-and-white-designs' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Tue, 29 Oct 2013 15:41:21 GMT/article/424/greyscale-in-design-20-inspirational-black-and-white-designsWeb Design: 15 Top Web Designers from Pakistan/article/423/web-design-15-top-web-designers-from-pakistanThe top 15 web designers from Pakistan combined earned over $60,000 through web design contest wins and participation payments. Based across the Pakistan, from Lahore to Mardan to Karachi, the country's capital, Pakistan's web designers are rising quickly up the DesignCrowd rankings. <br/><a href='/article/423/web-design-15-top-web-designers-from-pakistan' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Tue, 29 Oct 2013 12:10:59 GMT/article/423/web-design-15-top-web-designers-from-pakistanWeb Design: 20 Incredible Freelance Web Designers from India!/article/422/web-design-20-incredible-freelance-web-designers-from-indiaIndian web designers dominate the top web designer rankings on DesignCrowd. We've hand-selected a few of our favorite and some new freelance designers and studios for this collection. In this show case you will see web design examples for consultancies, online shopping sites, handmade crafts, stock... <br/><a href='/article/422/web-design-20-incredible-freelance-web-designers-from-india' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Thu, 17 Oct 2013 12:53:34 GMT/article/422/web-design-20-incredible-freelance-web-designers-from-indiaPackaging Design: 5 Awesome Aussie Freelance Packaging Designers/article/421/packaging-design-5-awesome-aussie-freelance-packaging-designersPackaging design is ubiquituous. Just visit your local supermarket and you'll be bombarded with a million products shouting for your attention. Any company looking to launch a product on the market for consumers or busniess needs a professional packaging design to leave a great impression and promp... <br/><a href='/article/421/packaging-design-5-awesome-aussie-freelance-packaging-designers' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Thu, 17 Oct 2013 08:19:19 GMT/article/421/packaging-design-5-awesome-aussie-freelance-packaging-designers20 Green Logos for Organic, Green and Eco Companies/article/420/20-stunning-green-logo-designs-by-design-freelancersThe color green is uplifting, and popular in graphic design. Many companies love to use the color to communicate energy, youth and wellbeing. From web 2.0 companies to food companies, it's a popular color. From tree logo designs to the trend in 'green packaging', to app design, green is easy on the ... <br/><a href='/article/420/20-stunning-green-logo-designs-by-design-freelancers' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Wed, 16 Oct 2013 18:16:05 GMT/article/420/20-stunning-green-logo-designs-by-design-freelancers3 Secrets to Great Stationery Design/article/419/3-secrets-to-great-stationery-design3 Secrets to Great Stationery DesignWhy Use Stationery When You Can Go Digital? Is your digital and offline lives colliding? You might read the latest blockbuster on a Kindle, shop on your iPad, use Nike Plus to boast about your fitness or Instagram your latest kitchen creation. Same goes for how yo... <br/><a href='/article/419/3-secrets-to-great-stationery-design' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Tue, 15 Oct 2013 14:19:48 GMT/article/419/3-secrets-to-great-stationery-designStationery Design: 20 Classy Crowdsourced Stationery Designs/article/418/stationery-design-20-classy-crowdsourced-stationery-designsIn this round up we showcase some of the professional stationery design examples by DesignCrowd's freelance graphic designers. The following designs were created from real client briefs from a diverse range of industries including consulting, finance, security, and creative agencies. <br/><a href='/article/418/stationery-design-20-classy-crowdsourced-stationery-designs' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Tue, 15 Oct 2013 09:38:02 GMT/article/418/stationery-design-20-classy-crowdsourced-stationery-designsT-shirt Design: 5 Awesome West Coast T-Shirt Designers from the USA/article/417/tshirt-design-5-awesome-west-coast-tshirt-designers-from-the-usaCompany T-shirts Are Cool (again)Branded custom t-shirt design doesn't have to cost a fortune. If you want to promote your cool new startup or your a brand with a new product, custom t-shirt design can help you get your company up close and personal with your target market.Every startup worth its sa... <br/><a href='/article/417/tshirt-design-5-awesome-west-coast-tshirt-designers-from-the-usa' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Thu, 10 Oct 2013 14:46:49 GMT/article/417/tshirt-design-5-awesome-west-coast-tshirt-designers-from-the-usaNew Bing Logo: 11 Crowdsourced Bing Logo Designs/article/416/new-bing-logo-11-crowdsourced-bing-logo-designsIn September Yahoo launched a new logo, Google's logo went flat, and Microsoft search engine, Bing, launched a new logo. At DesignCrowd we thought the Bing logo, with its searchlight theme and boxy geometric icon, was a smart move. The old logo was tired and Microsoft's new branding left the Bing ... <br/><a href='/article/416/new-bing-logo-11-crowdsourced-bing-logo-designs' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Wed, 09 Oct 2013 13:37:00 GMT/article/416/new-bing-logo-11-crowdsourced-bing-logo-designsLogo Design Tips: Top 20 Canadian Logo Designers on DesignCrowd/article/415/logo-design-tips-top-20-canadian-logo-designers-on-designcrowdThis post is features a round up of the top 20 logo designers in Canada on DesignCrowd for your design inspiration. We'll also take a look at why logos are important and share some tips for logo development if you're an entrepreneur looking for design advice. <br/><a href='/article/415/logo-design-tips-top-20-canadian-logo-designers-on-designcrowd' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Wed, 02 Oct 2013 17:41:00 GMT/article/415/logo-design-tips-top-20-canadian-logo-designers-on-designcrowd20 Brilliant Business Card Designers on DesignCrowd/article/414/20-brilliant-business-card-designers-on-designcrowdBusiness cards still matter in the digital age because a business card is a key face to face networking tool. You might be wondering why you need a business card when you have a smartphone and you're on social media. Business cards are a personal tangible reminder of your interaction with another. ... <br/><a href='/article/414/20-brilliant-business-card-designers-on-designcrowd' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Tue, 01 Oct 2013 10:37:08 GMT/article/414/20-brilliant-business-card-designers-on-designcrowdDesign Politics: Sochi 2014 Winter Olympic Games Logo Contest/article/413/design-politics-sochi-2014-winter-olympic-games-logo-contest In this post, we will overview the sour events surrounding the Sochi Winter Olympics Games, explore the role of design in political communication and show case the best of our Sochi 2014 Winter Olympic Logo Design Contest. The brief for this logo contest? To simply redesign the Sochi logo to bett... <br/><a href='/article/413/design-politics-sochi-2014-winter-olympic-games-logo-contest' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Mon, 30 Sep 2013 23:05:23 GMT/article/413/design-politics-sochi-2014-winter-olympic-games-logo-contestLogo design: Achieving Colour Consistency Across Web and Print/article/412/logo-design-achieving-colour-consistency-across-web-and-printThis guest post was written by BigBlueCurrant, a talented graphic, web and logo designers on DesignCrowd. BigBlueCurrant is ranked #21 in the DesignCrowd global rankings. He was profiled on the DesignCrowd blog in 2012.Logo design: Achieving Colour Consistency Across Web and PrintThe logo is often t... <br/><a href='/article/412/logo-design-achieving-colour-consistency-across-web-and-print' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Thu, 26 Sep 2013 20:23:26 GMT/article/412/logo-design-achieving-colour-consistency-across-web-and-print5 Logo Competition Tips for Entrepreneurs/article/411/5-logo-competition-tips-for-entrepreneursIn this post we will outline 5 tips to help you get the best design in a logo competition.Introduction to Crowdsourcing DesignSpeed of execution. Creativity and innovation. These factors are important to entrepreneurs trying to build a new business. Which is why when enterpreneurs need design like ... <br/><a href='/article/411/5-logo-competition-tips-for-entrepreneurs' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Thu, 26 Sep 2013 20:10:37 GMT/article/411/5-logo-competition-tips-for-entrepreneursLogo Design: Top 20 UK Logo Designers on DesignCrowd/article/410/logo-design-top-20-uk-logo-designers-on-designcrowdWe Love Our UK Designers! The DesignCrowd designer community is a broad church that encompasses professional designers of every nationality from aroud the world. 140,000 designers. Fact! This week we're focusing on showcasing our top UK logo designers. Whilst we have thousands of UK designer who spe... <br/><a href='/article/410/logo-design-top-20-uk-logo-designers-on-designcrowd' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Thu, 26 Sep 2013 14:23:26 GMT/article/410/logo-design-top-20-uk-logo-designers-on-designcrowdBing Logo Contest Launch and Design Review/article/408/bing-logo-contest-launch-and-design-reviewYahoo got a new logo. Now it's Bing's turn. After a hint earlier in the year that a rebrand was imminent and months of research including "hundreds of studies to look at motion, font, color, size and form," the new Bing logo launched this week. So we've decided to run a logo design contest to see wh... <br/><a href='/article/408/bing-logo-contest-launch-and-design-review' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Fri, 20 Sep 2013 13:55:49 GMT/article/408/bing-logo-contest-launch-and-design-reviewFlat Design: 30 Flat Logos by DesignCrowd /article/407/flat-design-30-awesome-flat-logos-by-designcrowd-Is Flat the New Black?The last couple of years have marked the beginning of a new minimalist design trend. "Flat" design is now a major design paradigm across the design industry. Its secret weapon? Less is More. In logo design, flat design encompasses these attributes: efficiency, impact, minimal c... <br/><a href='/article/407/flat-design-30-awesome-flat-logos-by-designcrowd-' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Wed, 18 Sep 2013 21:57:04 GMT/article/407/flat-design-30-awesome-flat-logos-by-designcrowd-40 Startup Logos from Techcrunch Disrupt SF 2013/article/406/40-startup-logos-from-techcrunch-disrupt-sf-201340 Startup Logos from Techcrunch Disrupt SF 2013 By Jo Sabin Techcrunch Disrupt SF 2013 is over for another year. The event is followed by the global media and the world's top tech investors, and gives bootstrapped startups unparalleled exposure and opportunity. In this post, we're going to chec... <br/><a href='/article/406/40-startup-logos-from-techcrunch-disrupt-sf-2013' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Fri, 13 Sep 2013 12:05:11 GMT/article/406/40-startup-logos-from-techcrunch-disrupt-sf-201352 Aussie Startup Logos from 2013!/article/405/52-aussie-startup-logos-from-2013It might only be September but we think it's safe to say 2013 has been an eventful year on the political, tech and business front. Australia has changed prime minister 3 times in five months! We lost the Ashes (again). The new iPhone 5 is about to hit our shores. Yahoo took out line honours for the ... <br/><a href='/article/405/52-aussie-startup-logos-from-2013' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Thu, 12 Sep 2013 15:51:27 GMT/article/405/52-aussie-startup-logos-from-2013Yahoo Logo: 11 Unofficial Yahoo Logo Design Alternatives/article/404/yahoo-logo-11-unofficial-yahoo-logo-design-alternativesThis week Yahoo revealed its new logo, the first redesign of the logo in 18 years. Yahoo's strategy involved it unveiling its new logo over 30 days, testing the clicks and feedback before unveiling the final logo. DesignCrowd ran a logo design contest to find alternative Yahoo logo designs over the ... <br/><a href='/article/404/yahoo-logo-11-unofficial-yahoo-logo-design-alternatives' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Fri, 06 Sep 2013 13:37:34 GMT/article/404/yahoo-logo-11-unofficial-yahoo-logo-design-alternativesHow To Find and Invite Top Designers To Your Design Project/article/403/how-to-find-and-invite-top-designers-to-your-design-projectIn this post, we present four tips to help you find and invite the best designers on DesignCrowd to your graphic design project. Before you start searching for designers, you will have written up a clear and concise design brief. Is your project budget set? Check. Now it's time to search for awesome... <br/><a href='/article/403/how-to-find-and-invite-top-designers-to-your-design-project' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Tue, 27 Aug 2013 15:50:08 GMT/article/403/how-to-find-and-invite-top-designers-to-your-design-projectBusiness Card Design: 10 Funny Carlos Danger Business Cards/article/402/business-card-design-10-funny-carlos-danger-business-cardsNYC Mayoral candidate, Anthony Weiner has been caught 'sexting' ladies with nude selfies under the alias name Carlos Danger. In what has become known colloquially as "#Weinergate" after bloggers realised that Weiner and 'Carlos Danger' is the same person on Twitter. We thought the one thing missing ... <br/><a href='/article/402/business-card-design-10-funny-carlos-danger-business-cards' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Fri, 23 Aug 2013 17:32:51 GMT/article/402/business-card-design-10-funny-carlos-danger-business-cardsTop Logo Designer from Australia - Stuart Burns aka 'SD'/article/401/interview-stuart-burns-aka-sd-top-logo-designer-from-australiaStuart Burns, better known as SD on DesignCrowd where he is a top ranked designer, is an Australian graphic designer turned air force trainee, who not only has the formal education for graphic design but also the creative eye necessary for designing graphics that stand out. His hard work and wide va... <br/><a href='/article/401/interview-stuart-burns-aka-sd-top-logo-designer-from-australia' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Thu, 22 Aug 2013 16:16:35 GMT/article/401/interview-stuart-burns-aka-sd-top-logo-designer-from-australiaHate the New iOS7 Design? 18 Crowdsourced Apple iPhone Design Alternatives/article/397/hate-the-new-ios7-design-18-crowdsourced-apple-iphone-design-alternativesBack in June, Apple launched iOS7 at the Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC) 2013. Many jaws dropped when Apple revealed the first images of iOS7, but not necessarily from excitement. The international graphic and app design community was divided. Satirical tumblrs like Jony Ives Designs Things ... <br/><a href='/article/397/hate-the-new-ios7-design-18-crowdsourced-apple-iphone-design-alternatives' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Wed, 14 Aug 2013 15:58:59 GMT/article/397/hate-the-new-ios7-design-18-crowdsourced-apple-iphone-design-alternatives10 Funny Crowdsourced Royal Baby Name Graphics/article/396/10-funny-crowdsourced-royal-baby-name-graphicsOn July 22, George Alexander Louis, the (UK) Prince of Cambridge was born. Before his birth speculation was rife about what names royal couple Kate and Wills had chosen for their child. DesignCrowd thought it would be fun to crowdsource some cheeky #royalbaby name cards from our design community and... <br/><a href='/article/396/10-funny-crowdsourced-royal-baby-name-graphics' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Tue, 13 Aug 2013 18:42:10 GMT/article/396/10-funny-crowdsourced-royal-baby-name-graphicsInterview with Redcrackers: Graphic Designer and Top Logo Creator from Gig Harbor, USA!/article/395/interview-with-redcrackers-graphic-designer-and-top-logo-creator-from-gig-harbor-usaAs a top-ranked graphic designer, redcrackers aka Marty Walker's design services are in high demand! Rated as #6 on DesignCrowd, this US-based graphic designer, Marty Walker, hails from Gig Harbor in Washington, has earned over $50,000 from winning logo design contests on DesignCrowd. But logo desig... <br/><a href='/article/395/interview-with-redcrackers-graphic-designer-and-top-logo-creator-from-gig-harbor-usa' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Tue, 13 Aug 2013 16:21:18 GMT/article/395/interview-with-redcrackers-graphic-designer-and-top-logo-creator-from-gig-harbor-usaDesignCrowd Coupon/article/394/designcrowd-couponIf you're searching for 'DesignCrowd Coupon', read on!Do you need a new logo, business card or website design for your business?Get 100+ Creative Ideas for Your Project.On DesignCrowd, you can access 133,989 designers to work on your logo design contest or poster design project. On DesignCrowd you c... <br/><a href='/article/394/designcrowd-coupon' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Mon, 12 Aug 2013 17:49:49 GMT/article/394/designcrowd-couponInterview with HYPdesign, logo maker and stationery designer from Croatia!/article/393/interview-with-hypdesign-logo-maker-and-stationery-designer-from-croatiaHYPdesign is the alias for the #25 top ranked designer on, Irina K, from Croatia!&nbsp;With specialties in logo and corporate identity and a positive review rating of 90%, the European designer has an impressive portfolio of client work. She also offers services such as Photoshop mas... <br/><a href='/article/393/interview-with-hypdesign-logo-maker-and-stationery-designer-from-croatia' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Fri, 09 Aug 2013 18:17:51 GMT/article/393/interview-with-hypdesign-logo-maker-and-stationery-designer-from-croatiaLogo Competitions - 7 Logo Competition Tips For Designers/article/392/logo-competitions--7-logo-competition-tips-for-designersAre you looking for a design job? Want to know how to win design contests? This article will help you! it includes 7 key tips to help you win any design competition you enter. <br/><a href='/article/392/logo-competitions--7-logo-competition-tips-for-designers' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Thu, 08 Aug 2013 18:33:41 GMT/article/392/logo-competitions--7-logo-competition-tips-for-designersDesignCrowd Discount Code/article/391/designcrowd-discount-codeDesignCrowd Discount CodeRedeem Your DesignCrowd Discount CodeDear DesignCrowd User / Friend, If you just Googled "Design Crowd discount code" or "DesignCrowd discount coupon", like thousands of other people do each week, congratulations you've landed on the right page! Your DesignCrowd discount cou... <br/><a href='/article/391/designcrowd-discount-code' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Wed, 07 Aug 2013 00:26:37 GMT/article/391/designcrowd-discount-codeLogo Bids: How Logo Design Bids Work on DesignCrowd/article/390/logo-bids-how-logo-design-bids-work-on-designcrowdWhat Are Logo Bid Contests?Logo bid contests or more simply a logo competition on DesignCrowd is a simple four step process which begins with writing a design brief and results in a customized and professional logo design for the customer.Logo bidding gives businesses dozens (if not hundreds) of log... <br/><a href='/article/390/logo-bids-how-logo-design-bids-work-on-designcrowd' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Tue, 06 Aug 2013 23:19:50 GMT/article/390/logo-bids-how-logo-design-bids-work-on-designcrowdPhilippine Logo Design Awards 2013 Showcase/article/389/philippine-logo-design-awards-2013-showcaseIt's no secret that the Philippines is a gold mine for design talent.Two designers in DesignCrowd's Top 10 designers are from the Philippines. In May we launched the inaugural Philippine Logo Design Awards. We've curated a list of the best designs in this stunning round-up. Congratulations to the wi... <br/><a href='/article/389/philippine-logo-design-awards-2013-showcase' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Tue, 06 Aug 2013 19:25:53 GMT/article/389/philippine-logo-design-awards-2013-showcaseDesignCrowd Hits $10 Million in Crowdsourced Design Projects - Thank You!/article/388/designcrowd-hits-10-million-in-crowdsourced-design-projects--thank-youWe're delighted to share this awesome milestone with you, cue drum roll... DesignCrowd just hit $10M in crowdsourced design projects! We couldn't have done this with out you! 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Australia announced an international contest to design a new Aust... <br/><a href='/article/386/australian-flag-crowdsourced-in-1901' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Thu, 01 Aug 2013 19:43:18 GMT/article/386/australian-flag-crowdsourced-in-1901Crowdsourcing in Australia ... from the Australian Flag to Australia's Global Crowdsourcing Hub/article/385/crowdsourcing-in-australia--from-the-australian-flag-to-australias-global-crowdsourcing-hubAustralians have been crowdsourcing since 1901.  Fact. From the national flag to the Sydney Opera House, Australians have embraced the idea that a good idea can come from anyone, anywhere. Perhaps its our geographic isolation, our outward export-focused economy, small population or our cultural tend... <br/><a href='/article/385/crowdsourcing-in-australia--from-the-australian-flag-to-australias-global-crowdsourcing-hub' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Thu, 01 Aug 2013 17:00:33 GMT/article/385/crowdsourcing-in-australia--from-the-australian-flag-to-australias-global-crowdsourcing-hubMeet 6 of the Best Up and Coming Graphic Designers on DesignCrowd!/article/384/meet-6-of-the-best-up-and-coming-graphic-designers-on-designcrowdDesignCrowd is about to hit 130,000 freelance graphic designers. That's a huge milestone, right? Our designer rankings are chock-full of top designers, including super-star designers like PB who hit $300,000 in design contest winnings last month and top UK female designer, Inspiral, who is one of th... <br/><a href='/article/384/meet-6-of-the-best-up-and-coming-graphic-designers-on-designcrowd' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Thu, 18 Jul 2013 14:21:18 GMT/article/384/meet-6-of-the-best-up-and-coming-graphic-designers-on-designcrowd21st Century Fox Logo Design Contest Showcase/article/383/21st-century-fox-logo-design-contest-showcaseIn DesignCrowd's most recent community brand logo design contest, we challenged our designer community to re-imagine the new 21st Century Fox logo.When Rupert Murdoch announced that News Corporation would be split into two separate companies last year, it was clear that it was a only a matter of tim... <br/><a href='/article/383/21st-century-fox-logo-design-contest-showcase' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Wed, 17 Jul 2013 16:52:02 GMT/article/383/21st-century-fox-logo-design-contest-showcaseHow Obama Crowdsourced Poster Design: 5 Ways Politicians Are Leveraging Crowdsourcing/article/382/how-obama-crowdsourced-poster-design-5-ways-politicians-are-leveraging-crowdsourcingMost political crowdsourcing is being used in one of five ways: to build a political profile, to give citizens a voice, for fundraising, to gather help in times of crisis, and in conjunction with social media. This blog post explores how politicians and governments around the world are using crowdso... <br/><a href='/article/382/how-obama-crowdsourced-poster-design-5-ways-politicians-are-leveraging-crowdsourcing' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Thu, 11 Jul 2013 18:27:41 GMT/article/382/how-obama-crowdsourced-poster-design-5-ways-politicians-are-leveraging-crowdsourcingManchester United Logo Contest Winners Showcase/article/381/manchester-united-logo-contest-winners-showcaseWhen Sir Alex Ferguson, arguably one of the best sports managers ever, retired from his coaching job at Manchester United in 2013, many viewed this as marking a transition into a new era. We decided that updating Manchester United logo could be a key step to take the club into the 21st century and s... <br/><a href='/article/381/manchester-united-logo-contest-winners-showcase' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Thu, 11 Jul 2013 17:06:15 GMT/article/381/manchester-united-logo-contest-winners-showcase40 Singapore Startup Company Logos Lah!/article/380/40-singapore-startup-company-logos-lahThe Singapore startup scene is booming - think 3D printing startup, Pirate3D, which raised $1M on Kickstarter to travel search site Wego and more. We're checking in on the local Singapore startup scene to review the business logo designs on offer. <br/><a href='/article/380/40-singapore-startup-company-logos-lah' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Wed, 10 Jul 2013 21:14:48 GMT/article/380/40-singapore-startup-company-logos-lah22 Top Logo Designs from the Livestrong Foundation Logo Contest!/article/379/22-top-logo-designs-from-the-livestrong-foundation-logo-contestDesignCrowd ran a design contest to quickly crowdsource new logos for the Livestrong Foundation, a well known US charity after cyclist Lance Armstrong left. 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This design tutorial provides a step-by-step guide for graphic designers who want ... <br/><a href='/article/377/how-to-convert-cymk-to-pantone-in-illustrator' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Fri, 28 Jun 2013 17:32:17 GMT/article/377/how-to-convert-cymk-to-pantone-in-illustrator9 Ways to Grow Your Business ONLINE in 2013!/article/376/9-ways-to-grow-your-business-online-in-2013Your customers are online looking for your products and services right now. Your competitors are testing landing page variations, copy and design elements in banner ad campaigns, email offers and talking about conversion rate optimization and long tail SEM landing pages. Don't miss out on traffic an... <br/><a href='/article/376/9-ways-to-grow-your-business-online-in-2013' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Wed, 26 Jun 2013 23:55:00 GMT/article/376/9-ways-to-grow-your-business-online-in-2013Interview with the No.1 Female Graphic Designer on DesignCrowd - inspiral from the UK!/article/375/interview-with-the-no1-female-graphic-designer-on-designcrowd--inspiral-from-the-ukJemma is the #1 UK woman designer (#2 over all), #7 in the worldwide designer rankings and recently hit $50,000 in contest winnings. Impressive, right? Residing in the countryside, Jemma didn't turn these achievements around overnight. She has been visual designer since she got her own PC at age 17.... <br/><a href='/article/375/interview-with-the-no1-female-graphic-designer-on-designcrowd--inspiral-from-the-uk' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Wed, 19 Jun 2013 20:27:03 GMT/article/375/interview-with-the-no1-female-graphic-designer-on-designcrowd--inspiral-from-the-ukINFINITE K-Pop Band Logo Design Ideas/article/374/infinite-logo-design-contest-showcaseIn the stylised world of Korean pop, or K-Pop to those in the know, image is everything. Marketing is seen as very important and bands often undertake a lot of promotional activities, especially when they are releasing a new album. So when K-Pop mega-boyband INFINITE announced that they were making ... <br/><a href='/article/374/infinite-logo-design-contest-showcase' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Tue, 11 Jun 2013 12:26:03 GMT/article/374/infinite-logo-design-contest-showcase6 Ways to KICK START Your Business in 2013/article/373/6-ways-to-kick-start-your-business-in-2013Got a business idea you're itching to launch? Just launched a new business that needs to grow quickly?Well, you're in luck! 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Whether you're looking to generate leads, boost loyalty and repeat customer sales, promote your business to th... <br/><a href='/article/372/6-ways-to-grow-your-business-in-2013' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Fri, 07 Jun 2013 12:17:38 GMT/article/372/6-ways-to-grow-your-business-in-2013Interview: Meet Jacqui, the top-ranked female graphic designer in Australia!/article/371/interview-meet-jacqui-the-topranked-female-graphic-designer-in-australiaWe interview Jacqui Lindsay, an Australian graphic designer, who specialises in logo and business card design and has been a member of our designer community for four years earning 39 from 400,000 designers in DesignCrowd worldwide designer rankings. She's won 50 design contests and in this intervie... <br/><a href='/article/371/interview-meet-jacqui-the-topranked-female-graphic-designer-in-australia' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Fri, 31 May 2013 13:51:22 GMT/article/371/interview-meet-jacqui-the-topranked-female-graphic-designer-in-australiaWeb Basics: Static Versus Dynamic Websites /article/370/web-basics-static-versus-dynamic-websites-If you're getting started on creating your first ever website or you've started a website design contest, it is important to identify whether the type of site you require is static or dynamic. A static website (sometimes called brochureware) is entirely made in HTML and doesn't automatically update ... <br/><a href='/article/370/web-basics-static-versus-dynamic-websites-' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Wed, 29 May 2013 14:52:33 GMT/article/370/web-basics-static-versus-dynamic-websites-32 Famous Triangle Logos/article/369/32-famous-triangle-logosTriangles have an ancient history. 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They often used to convey stability when sitting... <br/><a href='/article/369/32-famous-triangle-logos' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Tue, 28 May 2013 09:56:57 GMT/article/369/32-famous-triangle-logos Interview with Logo Designer Brandon Goh from Indonesia/article/368/-interview-with-logo-designer-brandon-goh-from-indonesiaBrandon Goh <br/><a href='/article/368/-interview-with-logo-designer-brandon-goh-from-indonesia' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Mon, 27 May 2013 17:19:15 GMT/article/368/-interview-with-logo-designer-brandon-goh-from-indonesia50 Best (and Average) Startup Logos From Europe in 2013!/article/367/50-best-and-average-startup-logos-from-europe-in-2013With 2012 come and gone (and half of 2013) we saw many European economies put to the test by the financial crisis. Some startups from last year reflect this bad environment in their poor logo design, while other ventures managed to shine despite the crisis. Today we are taking a good peek at 50 good... <br/><a href='/article/367/50-best-and-average-startup-logos-from-europe-in-2013' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Tue, 21 May 2013 20:13:11 GMT/article/367/50-best-and-average-startup-logos-from-europe-in-20132013 Philippine Logo Design Awards Are Open!/article/366/2013-philippine-logo-design-awards-are-openDear Philippine designers,We're excited to announce the launch of the inaugral 2013 Philippine Logo Design Awards! Is your portfolio chock full of awesome logo designs?! Are you looking to gain national and global exposure for your supreme design skills? This contest is you!We're on the hunt to find... <br/><a href='/article/366/2013-philippine-logo-design-awards-are-open' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Fri, 10 May 2013 14:56:43 GMT/article/366/2013-philippine-logo-design-awards-are-openCase Study: How I Crowdsourced My Book Cover Design/article/365/case-study-how-i-crowdsourced-my-book-cover-designIn this DesignCrowd customer case study, entrepreneur and author, Dane Pymble of Small Business Wizardry shares his experience of crowdsourcing design for his new eBook, 'Start Your Small Business - A Step By Step Guide' published in 2013. <br/><a href='/article/365/case-study-how-i-crowdsourced-my-book-cover-design' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Wed, 08 May 2013 11:34:29 GMT/article/365/case-study-how-i-crowdsourced-my-book-cover-designHow To Win More Design Contests/article/364/how-to-win-more-design-contestsIf you've just joined DesignCrowd or actively participate in design contests, you'll be helping thousands of clients crowdsource a range of design services. From company logos to t-shirt design, to brochure design, our designers specialise in over 40 different types of graphic design services, ava... <br/><a href='/article/364/how-to-win-more-design-contests' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Tue, 07 May 2013 12:35:36 GMT/article/364/how-to-win-more-design-contests50 Vodka Party Posters for Absolut X/article/363/50-awesome-absolut-x-vodka-party-postersWe've noticed a slew of big brands crowdsourcing design on DesignCrowd because it's easy to tap the creative talents of over 400,000 designers. The recent Absolut X poster design contest is the latest big brand after Microsoft and HTC to use our platform. Brands get access to infinite creativity and... <br/><a href='/article/363/50-awesome-absolut-x-vodka-party-posters' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Wed, 01 May 2013 13:27:14 GMT/article/363/50-awesome-absolut-x-vodka-party-postersBest Logo Designs from the Kapiti Coast Contest/article/362/best-logo-designs-from-the-kapiti-coast-contestNew Zealand March 2013: The new Kapiti Coast Council logo was expensive and not universally loved by locals. So we launched the Kapiti Coast logo design contest to promote our design community's awesome creativity without the big guy budget. Check out these stunning unofficial alternative tourism lo... <br/><a href='/article/362/best-logo-designs-from-the-kapiti-coast-contest' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Tue, 30 Apr 2013 01:45:14 GMT/article/362/best-logo-designs-from-the-kapiti-coast-contestCrowdsourcing Goes Gangbusters! Our Designer Community Has Hit 100,000! /article/359/crowdsourcing-goes-gangbusters-our-designer-community-has-hit-100000-We're pleased to reveal that we've hit 100,000 registered designers on DesignCrowd! And we couldn't have done it without you!We're not just here to blow our own trumpet (though we don't mind a bit of that!). We have some interesting figures to share with you about the kind of work our designers are ... <br/><a href='/article/359/crowdsourcing-goes-gangbusters-our-designer-community-has-hit-100000-' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Fri, 15 Mar 2013 18:28:52 GMT/article/359/crowdsourcing-goes-gangbusters-our-designer-community-has-hit-100000-Top 40 Crowdsourced Kevin Rudd T-Shirt Designs/article/358/top-40-crowdsourced-kevin-rudd-tshirt-designsCrowdsourcing is quickly growing in popularity among big companies and organizations for almost anything from updating a brand look to a new campaign design. The latest big brand crowdsourcing example on DesignCrowd was a t-shirt design contest to help none other than Australia's former Prime Minist... <br/><a href='/article/358/top-40-crowdsourced-kevin-rudd-tshirt-designs' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Tue, 12 Mar 2013 21:22:09 GMT/article/358/top-40-crowdsourced-kevin-rudd-tshirt-designsVirgin T-shirt Design Showcase/article/357/virgin-tshirt-design-showcaseCompanies large and small are using to crowdsource brand and marketing designs. 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We're excited to have launched our international crowdsourcing service in the Philippines via and in this article shortlist top Philippine mascots and brand... <br/><a href='/article/354/30-company-logos-and-mascots-from-the-philippines' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Tue, 20 Nov 2012 07:34:06 GMT/article/354/30-company-logos-and-mascots-from-the-philippines48 Creative Examples of Typography in Design/article/352/48-creative-examples-of-typography-in-designWhen designing with type, it can be challenging to figure out which direction to take your design. This round up features 48 straight and quirky typefaces that will inspire your next design project. Typography is getting very experimental with designers taking inspiration from food, nature, texture... <br/><a href='/article/352/48-creative-examples-of-typography-in-design' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Fri, 02 Nov 2012 13:36:15 GMT/article/352/48-creative-examples-of-typography-in-design25 Indian Company Logo Designs/article/351/25-indian-company-logo-designsWe're celebrating the launch of DesignCrowd India this month and we've taking a look at Indian brands, companies and startups, showcasing examples of logo design from South Asia. In terms of design direction, there is an emphasis on typographic logo design and a tendency to borrow various elements a... <br/><a href='/article/351/25-indian-company-logo-designs' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Thu, 01 Nov 2012 16:55:43 GMT/article/351/25-indian-company-logo-designs52 Startup Logos from 2012/article/350/52-startup-logos-from-20122012 the tech startup industry *almost* went mainstream! As we become more reliant on the 'interweb' technologies to do business, be social and get stuff done, more erstwhile (and savvy) entrepreneurs are leveraging technology (software, devices) to solve real-world problems. In this roundup of 2012... <br/><a href='/article/350/52-startup-logos-from-2012' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Thu, 18 Oct 2012 13:40:48 GMT/article/350/52-startup-logos-from-20124 Tips For Getting Great Designs/article/349/4-tips-for-getting-great-designsClients play a bigger role than they often think in ensuring the success of a design project. Check out these recommendations from our support team, use them and get a great design outcomes for your small business today! <br/><a href='/article/349/4-tips-for-getting-great-designs' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Thu, 11 Oct 2012 19:36:17 GMT/article/349/4-tips-for-getting-great-designs10 Awesome Crowdsourced Book Covers on DesignCrowd/article/347/10-awesome-crowdsourced-book-covers-on-designcrowdThe perfect book cover relies on a few principles to be able to grab the attention of a would-be reader, keep these ideas in mind and you'll be on you way to marketing your book. The first tip to focus on is  typography. Choosing the right typeface - be it a serif or sans serif font - will set the ... <br/><a href='/article/347/10-awesome-crowdsourced-book-covers-on-designcrowd' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Thu, 11 Oct 2012 15:19:17 GMT/article/347/10-awesome-crowdsourced-book-covers-on-designcrowd The Grammar of Typography Part 1 - Letterform/article/346/-the-grammar-of-typography-part-1--letterformWhat's typography in relation to graphic design? Our working definition is taken from "Typography refers to the visual design of language through the selection of type font, size, line, and spacing" - from Multimodal Glossary. Typography is the easiest way of communicating an idea and message and t... <br/><a href='/article/346/-the-grammar-of-typography-part-1--letterform' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Thu, 27 Sep 2012 15:00:22 GMT/article/346/-the-grammar-of-typography-part-1--letterformStartup Events - 8 Secrets to a Killer Startup Event/article/345/8-secrets-to-a-killer-startup-eventEarlier this month, we attended one of the largest entrepreneur / startup conference in the southern hemisphere - Sydstart - held in Sydney, Australia. There were around 1,000 attendees (including current and aspiring entrepreneurs, angel investors and VCs) and the speaker list included an awesome ... <br/><a href='/article/345/8-secrets-to-a-killer-startup-event' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Fri, 21 Sep 2012 20:16:21 GMT/article/345/8-secrets-to-a-killer-startup-event10 Big Brands Crowdsourcing on DesignCrowd/article/344/10-big-brands-crowdsourcing-on-designcrowdFrom startups to big brands and big names, many companies are turning to crowdsourcing for new ideas, to engage fans/audience and get social networks buzzing. From indie folk band Bon Iver crowdsourcing tattoo design from fans of the band, to artists looking for funding for exhibitions on Indiegogo... <br/><a href='/article/344/10-big-brands-crowdsourcing-on-designcrowd' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Fri, 21 Sep 2012 16:54:18 GMT/article/344/10-big-brands-crowdsourcing-on-designcrowd$3,000 'Hire Me' Facebook Design Contest Winners Announced!/article/343/3000-hire-me-facebook-design-contest-winners-announcedA couple of months ago we launched a contest that got our designer community really excited. Designers were invited to submit a design advertising their services for the chance to share in $3,500 cash prizes. 662 designs later and we're delighted to announce the names of the two winners of the Faceb... <br/><a href='/article/343/3000-hire-me-facebook-design-contest-winners-announced' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Fri, 21 Sep 2012 14:47:51 GMT/article/343/3000-hire-me-facebook-design-contest-winners-announcedVirgin Crowdsources $3,500 T-shirt Contest on DesignCrowd/article/342/virgin-crowdsources-3500-tshirt-contest-on-designcrowdVirgin HealthMiles has launched a $3,500 t-shirt design contest on DesignCrowd! Part of the famed Virgin Group, owned by Sir Richard Branson, designers from around the world are invited to create a t-shirt graphic for Virgin Healthmiles company members.   This is a challenging brief. Your t-shirt d... <br/><a href='/article/342/virgin-crowdsources-3500-tshirt-contest-on-designcrowd' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Thu, 13 Sep 2012 17:48:53 GMT/article/342/virgin-crowdsources-3500-tshirt-contest-on-designcrowd22 Olympic Logo Designs from 1932 to London 2012/article/340/22-olympic-logo-designs-from-1932-to-london-2012Each Olympic Games is represented by a country logo placed on myriad official (and unofficial) branded memorabilia. The ethos behind the logo is to achieve universal appeal by uniting countries whilst reflecting the local cultural identity of the host nation and embodying the Olympic values of Citiu... <br/><a href='/article/340/22-olympic-logo-designs-from-1932-to-london-2012' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Mon, 23 Jul 2012 13:36:03 GMT/article/340/22-olympic-logo-designs-from-1932-to-london-2012App Design: 15 Examples of Skeuomorphism in User Interfaces/article/339/app-design-15-examples-of-skeuomorphism-in-user-interfacesBy Jo SabinAs digital consumers, every day we are exposed to skeuomorphic design elements. In it's simplest definition, a digital Skeuomorph (pronounced skew-o-morf) is an element that retains the look, feel and/or functionality of it's real-world counterpart. Skeuomorphism is a major design element... <br/><a href='/article/339/app-design-15-examples-of-skeuomorphism-in-user-interfaces' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Thu, 12 Jul 2012 13:29:16 GMT/article/339/app-design-15-examples-of-skeuomorphism-in-user-interfacesRevealed: The Justice League aka DesignCrowd Customer Support Rebranded!/article/338/revealed-the-justice-league-aka-designcrowd-customer-support-rebrandedDuring some top secret discussions this week it came to light that the DesignCrowd customer service team all seem to operate under aliases. Whilst going by names such as Nathan, Cherished,Guillermo and Emily, they all have super-secret abilities to help the DC community. We're proud and excited to i... <br/><a href='/article/338/revealed-the-justice-league-aka-designcrowd-customer-support-rebranded' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Wed, 11 Jul 2012 22:43:23 GMT/article/338/revealed-the-justice-league-aka-designcrowd-customer-support-rebranded11 Top Selling iPhone Apps in Australia/article/337/11-top-selling-iphone-apps-in-australiaApps have been integrated into our lives. I regularly depend on my apps to get things done; from figuring out when I should leave the house to be somewhere on time to reading a book or article or even just passing time playing a random game. With the appetite for smart phones in western countries gr... <br/><a href='/article/337/11-top-selling-iphone-apps-in-australia' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Wed, 11 Jul 2012 21:44:20 GMT/article/337/11-top-selling-iphone-apps-in-australia33 Logos from Canadian Companies and Organisations + Happy Canada Day! /article/335/33-logos-from-canadian-companies-and-organisations-happy-canada-day-Happy 'Canada Day' to our Canadian customers and designers! July 1st marks the official date in which Canada's colonies were united as a single federation in 1867. While there will be lots of flag-waving and national pride on display, for some provinces such as the French-speaking province of Quebec... <br/><a href='/article/335/33-logos-from-canadian-companies-and-organisations-happy-canada-day-' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Mon, 02 Jul 2012 13:25:56 GMT/article/335/33-logos-from-canadian-companies-and-organisations-happy-canada-day-20 Business Apps for Freelance Designers/article/334/20-business-apps-for-freelance-designersAs a designer, you know the tools get to freelance design done efficiently and effectively: you've got apps like Photoshop and Illustrator and specialty tools like FontLab installed and ready to go. But what about the business and administration apps? What do you use to deal with tasks involved with... <br/><a href='/article/334/20-business-apps-for-freelance-designers' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Mon, 02 Jul 2012 12:15:14 GMT/article/334/20-business-apps-for-freelance-designersDesignCrowd Launches $3,000 'Hire Me' Facebook Design Contest!/article/333/designcrowd-launches-3000-hire-me-facebook-design-contestWe're super-excited to announce the launch of DesignCrowd's $3,000 Facebook Design Contest!We're inviting DesignCrowd designers to create an enticing/compelling/luscious/cool/awesome graphic promoting yourself on DesignCrowd - hence the theme 'Hire Me on!' We want you to upload your... <br/><a href='/article/333/designcrowd-launches-3000-hire-me-facebook-design-contest' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Thu, 21 Jun 2012 13:22:30 GMT/article/333/designcrowd-launches-3000-hire-me-facebook-design-contestShowtime (USA) Crowdsource 'Dexter' T-Shirt for 7th Season Launch on DesignCrowd - New Contest!/article/332/showtime-usa-crowdsource-dexter-tshirt-for-7th-season-launch-on-designcrowd--new-contestDear Dexter Fans,The international hit TV show Dexter featuring America's favorite fictional serial killer, Dexter Morgan, has launched a 'killer' Dexter-themed t-shirt design contest on DesignCrowd! Channel your inner 'dark angel' and express your passion for the TV show character Dexter for you... <br/><a href='/article/332/showtime-usa-crowdsource-dexter-tshirt-for-7th-season-launch-on-designcrowd--new-contest' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Wed, 13 Jun 2012 14:13:48 GMT/article/332/showtime-usa-crowdsource-dexter-tshirt-for-7th-season-launch-on-designcrowd--new-contestDesignCrowd Wins Finalist Place in the 2012 CeBIT.AU Business Awards for Innovation/article/331/designcrowd-wins-finalist-place-in-the-2012-cebitau-business-awards-for-innovationWe were delighted to receive the news that DesignCrowd was selected as a finalist in the CeBIT.AU Business Award for Innovation. We were in fine company. Amongst the finalists was Australia's&nbsp;world renowned national science agency,&nbsp;CSIRO plus mobile advertising startup Tapit.Check out the ... <br/><a href='/article/331/designcrowd-wins-finalist-place-in-the-2012-cebitau-business-awards-for-innovation' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Fri, 08 Jun 2012 18:14:50 GMT/article/331/designcrowd-wins-finalist-place-in-the-2012-cebitau-business-awards-for-innovation16 New Products ... Facebook, PowerPoint, App design plus more!/article/330/16-new-products--facebook-powerpoint-app-design-plus-moreWe're excited to announce 16 new products on DesignCowd! Our marketplace is a one-stop shop for all your design needs. Got a Facebook page that needs a 'face-lift' launch a Facebook page design project. Want a cool-looking app button design? If your brand is dipping its toe into custom publishing, ... <br/><a href='/article/330/16-new-products--facebook-powerpoint-app-design-plus-more' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Fri, 08 Jun 2012 17:07:00 GMT/article/330/16-new-products--facebook-powerpoint-app-design-plus-moreDesignCrowd Goes to CeBIT/article/329/designcrowd-goes-to-cebitIn May DesignCrowd exhibited at CeBIT - &nbsp;Australia's biggest technology exhibition. Over three days we exhibited alongside 500+ exhibitors including Dell, Lenova, Panasonic, and spoke to hundreds of visitors (more than 30,000 visitors attend the event). &nbsp;We were invited to join the NSW gov... <br/><a href='/article/329/designcrowd-goes-to-cebit' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Fri, 08 Jun 2012 14:01:56 GMT/article/329/designcrowd-goes-to-cebitFree Project Posting ... for Canadian Businesses!/article/328/free-project-posting--for-canadian-businessesTo celebrate the launch of, DesignCrowd is offering Canadian entrepreneurs and businesses a free posting on ANY logo, website, or graphic design project for the months of June and July!Just use the discount code CA-LAUNCH-OFFER when placing an order on and you'll save u... <br/><a href='/article/328/free-project-posting--for-canadian-businesses' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Wed, 06 Jun 2012 21:25:03 GMT/article/328/ has launched - design crowdsourcing for Canadian businesses and designers!/article/327/designcrowdca-has-launched--design-crowdsourcing-for-canadian-businesses-and-designersDear Canada / Canadian designers / Canadian Entrepreneurs / Canadian DesignCrowd Users, DesignCrowd is very happy to announce we have launched a new Canadian crowdsourcing website -! Canada, this is your one-stop shop for custom design that is better, faster, cheaper and more creative... <br/><a href='/article/327/designcrowdca-has-launched--design-crowdsourcing-for-canadian-businesses-and-designers' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Wed, 06 Jun 2012 21:12:02 GMT/article/327/designcrowdca-has-launched--design-crowdsourcing-for-canadian-businesses-and-designersTop 12 Canadian Designers/article/326/top-12-canadian-designersDesignCrowd Canada has launched and in this post we're highlighting a few of the best Canadian designers. Between the following 12 designers below, they have submitted over 9325 designs to 3912 briefs, on average submitting 2.4 designs per contest. Out of those briefs, they have won 337 of them  and... <br/><a href='/article/326/top-12-canadian-designers' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Wed, 06 Jun 2012 18:53:05 GMT/article/326/top-12-canadian-designers$10,000 Logo Contest Launches on DesignCrowd!/article/325/10000-logo-contest-launches-on-designcrowdAttention designers!&nbsp; - a news and&nbsp;entertainment&nbsp;guide website focused on the Times Square district in New York City - has launched a $10,000 logo contest on DesignCrowd! It's time to fire up your imagination and start designing for this brilliant logo competition!From ... <br/><a href='/article/325/10000-logo-contest-launches-on-designcrowd' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Mon, 21 May 2012 16:47:28 GMT/article/325/10000-logo-contest-launches-on-designcrowdLogo Games App ... Free Logo Quiz Game Hits Top 10 in App Store/article/324/logo-games--free-logo-quiz-game-hits-top-10-in-app-storeIntroducing the Logos Quiz Game app - the 'logo game' for the iPhone and iPad that is taking the world by storm.If you haven't seen people playing the game, you soon will.  The free logo game (which can be downloaded from the App Store) is currently listed by Apple as a Top 10 App in 8 countries aro... <br/><a href='/article/324/logo-games--free-logo-quiz-game-hits-top-10-in-app-store' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Sat, 12 May 2012 19:00:52 GMT/article/324/logo-games--free-logo-quiz-game-hits-top-10-in-app-store30 Paper-Based Web Design Examples/article/323/30-pretty-paperbased-web-designsThe first graphical user interfaces were modeled on the metaphor of a desktop, with folders and windows that worked like papers scattered across a desk - not to mention the tidy bin by the desk for all that trash. The metaphor is still alive and well in today's operating systems, and it makes sense ... <br/><a href='/article/323/30-pretty-paperbased-web-designs' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Thu, 15 Mar 2012 16:50:20 GMT/article/323/30-pretty-paperbased-web-designsInterview with UK Designer & Musician Mark Curran/article/321/interview-with-uk-designer--musician-mark-curranYou may know Mark by his moniker, BigBlueCurrant on DesignCrowd and our sister site, BrandCrowd. Mark Curran is one of DesignCrowd's most in-demand designers so we've asked him to share with the community some insights into his design practice and the influences that shape his work. Today the spotli... <br/><a href='/article/321/interview-with-uk-designer--musician-mark-curran' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Thu, 15 Mar 2012 13:10:16 GMT/article/321/interview-with-uk-designer--musician-mark-curran20 UK Startup Logos 2012/article/319/20-uk-startup-logos-2012The UK startup scene is booming with many interesting startups creating new market opportunities around crowdsourced models to the rise of the tech-savvy urban locavore to social music services and more! Successful startups are cropping up all over the place. Check out the best and average of UK Sta... <br/><a href='/article/319/20-uk-startup-logos-2012' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Wed, 14 Mar 2012 19:44:01 GMT/article/319/20-uk-startup-logos-2012Top Female Designers Celebrating International Women's Day 2012/article/318/top-female-designers-celebrating-international-womens-day-2012To celebrate International Women's Day 2012, DesignCrowd is celebrating and acknowledging top female designers from around the world!Support women in the design industry by hiring one of DesignCrowd's top female designers (and get 25% off) or share this email with your friends! <br/><a href='/article/318/top-female-designers-celebrating-international-womens-day-2012' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Sat, 10 Mar 2012 18:26:21 GMT/article/318/top-female-designers-celebrating-international-womens-day-201220 Cool Branded Twitter Pages/article/317/20-cool-branded-twitter-pagesIn early December, Twitter rolled out a new design - known as 'new new Twitter' having followed so soon on the heels of the previous major redesign. One of the less loudly touted features introduced at the time was Twitter brand pages - an equivalent to the page feature offered for use by companies ... <br/><a href='/article/317/20-cool-branded-twitter-pages' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Thu, 23 Feb 2012 22:00:42 GMT/article/317/20-cool-branded-twitter-pages44 Beautiful Stock Logos for Sale ... on BrandCrowd/article/316/44-beautiful-stock-logos-for-sale--on-brandcrowdSometimes a business needs a logo fast. Sometimes getting a custom logo design might not yield the right result. Sometimes a designer submits a design to a client that doesn't get used. This is where BrandCrowd comes in! is our new stock logo site that offers thousands of stock logo... <br/><a href='/article/316/44-beautiful-stock-logos-for-sale--on-brandcrowd' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Thu, 23 Feb 2012 20:29:50 GMT/article/316/44-beautiful-stock-logos-for-sale--on-brandcrowdTop 10 UK Designers from 2011/article/315/top-10-uk-designers-from-2011DesignCrowd recently launched in the UK!  So we thought we'd do a blog post highlighting DesignCrowd's best UK designers!  As background, we at DesignCrowd have noticed that the UK is a great source of creative talent and graphic designers.  For example, Our current #1 ranked / best designer 'PB' sp... <br/><a href='/article/315/top-10-uk-designers-from-2011' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Thu, 23 Feb 2012 19:12:00 GMT/article/315/top-10-uk-designers-from-2011New Feature ... UK Design Projects on!/article/314/new-feature--uk-design-projects-on-designcrowdcoukUK businesses and designers can now use DesignCrowd to work directly/exclusively with eachother via a new feature on UK business customers now have the ability to crowdsource logo,website, print and other graphic designs from their favourite local UK designers.This will allow loca... <br/><a href='/article/314/new-feature--uk-design-projects-on-designcrowdcouk' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Thu, 16 Feb 2012 15:24:59 GMT/article/314/ is launched ... crowdsourcing for UK designers and businesses!/article/313/designcrowdcouk-is-launched--crowdsourcing-for-uk-designers-and-businesses"Mother Country" / UK entrepreneurs / UK designers / UK DesignCrowd Users, DesignCrowd is delighted to announce that we've launched a new UK website for DesignCrowd -  The new site will give UK businesses and designers the opportunity to work together directly or with clients and ... <br/><a href='/article/313/designcrowdcouk-is-launched--crowdsourcing-for-uk-designers-and-businesses' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Thu, 16 Feb 2012 14:39:56 GMT/article/313/designcrowdcouk-is-launched--crowdsourcing-for-uk-designers-and-businessesFree Project Posting ... for UK Clients!/article/312/free-project-posting--for-uk-clientsTo celebrate the launch of - DesignCrowd is offeringUK businesses and entrepreneurs&nbsp;a free posting on ANY logo, website or graphic design project to &nbsp;for the months of February and March!Just use the discount code UK-LAUNCH-OFFER on when placing an order on&nbsp;DesignCro... <br/><a href='/article/312/free-project-posting--for-uk-clients' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Wed, 15 Feb 2012 16:47:24 GMT/article/312/free-project-posting--for-uk-clients20 Best Facebook Brand Pages from 2011/article/310/20-best-facebook-brand-pages-from-2011Social media is the best thing to happen to small business owners since the personal computer. Social apps like Facebook, Twitter and Foursquare enable small businesses to compete with big brands by giving small and big brands alike the opportunity to connect directly with prospects and customers. T... <br/><a href='/article/310/20-best-facebook-brand-pages-from-2011' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Fri, 10 Feb 2012 18:40:56 GMT/article/310/20-best-facebook-brand-pages-from-2011Valentine's Day Logos - 20 Love-Themed Logos/article/309/valentines-day-logos--20-lovethemed-logosSt Valentine, love and the heart are great sources of inspiration, not only for lovers and poets but also designers, bloggers and business owners around the world. We've noticed love-themed (in particular heart-themed) logos are popping up all over the web! <br/><a href='/article/309/valentines-day-logos--20-lovethemed-logos' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Fri, 10 Feb 2012 16:59:52 GMT/article/309/valentines-day-logos--20-lovethemed-logos10 Logo Design Trends from 2011/article/308/10-logo-design-trends-from-2011Logo design trends start with niche groups of visual designers creating a particular visual style. Often these concepts are inspired from adjacent creative practices (think music, literature, fashion, art etc) or the broader society and culture.  The visual references/style/metaphor is used by an in... <br/><a href='/article/308/10-logo-design-trends-from-2011' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Fri, 10 Feb 2012 16:43:40 GMT/article/308/10-logo-design-trends-from-2011Happy Australia Day, Share A Virtual Gift With Your Mates!/article/307/happy-australia-day-share-a-virtual-gift-with-your-matesTo continue the Australia Day celebrations this weekend, we've created some shareable little Aussie icons you can send to your mates.To shout your mate a virtual beer or a lamb chop your item just click the icon and "like" or "send" the icon to a mate. Happy Austr... <br/><a href='/article/307/happy-australia-day-share-a-virtual-gift-with-your-mates' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Fri, 27 Jan 2012 21:43:38 GMT/article/307/happy-australia-day-share-a-virtual-gift-with-your-matesHow To Use The Australia-Only Project Feature/article/306/how-to-use-the-australiaonly-project-featureA really cool new feature available to Australian customers is the ability to crowdsource logo, website, print and other graphic designs from their favourite local Aussie designers. There are lots of benefits for both businesses and designers, including working in the same time zone and bringing the... <br/><a href='/article/306/how-to-use-the-australiaonly-project-feature' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Fri, 27 Jan 2012 21:39:39 GMT/article/306/how-to-use-the-australiaonly-project-featureDesignCrowd Launches Australian Crowdsourcing Site/article/305/designcrowd-launches-australian-crowdsourcing-siteBy Jo SabinWe're excited to announce that we've launched Australia's first only country-specific crowdsourcing service. Our new site - - allows Australian businesses to crowdsource designs exclusively from Aussie designers or reach out to the entire world. This means businesse... <br/><a href='/article/305/designcrowd-launches-australian-crowdsourcing-site' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Fri, 27 Jan 2012 21:31:03 GMT/article/305/designcrowd-launches-australian-crowdsourcing-siteHow to Sell Unused Logo Designs ... on BrandCrowd/article/301/how-to-sell-unused-logo-designs--on-brandcrowdDesignCrowd logo designers can now sell unused logo designs (i.e. logo designs that were not selected / purchased / used by clients) via&nbsp; &nbsp;This will help you make money from every logo uploaded to DesignCrowd (and potentially become a billionaire*).*term 'billionaire' used l... <br/><a href='/article/301/how-to-sell-unused-logo-designs--on-brandcrowd' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Mon, 16 Jan 2012 15:07:58 GMT/article/301/how-to-sell-unused-logo-designs--on-brandcrowd50,000 designers on DesignCrowd ... and here are the Top 40 Designers from 2011!/article/300/50000-designers-on-designcrowd--and-here-are-the-top-40-designers-from-2011DesignCrowd is pleased to announce that our recent acquisition of Brandstack (re-launched as BrandCrowd)has grown our design community to more than 50,000 designers.To celebrate, we've created a list of the 40 Best Logo Designers from 2011 on <br/><a href='/article/300/50000-designers-on-designcrowd--and-here-are-the-top-40-designers-from-2011' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Wed, 11 Jan 2012 15:07:53 GMT/article/300/50000-designers-on-designcrowd--and-here-are-the-top-40-designers-from-201140 Best Brandstack Designers from 2011 ... and by 'Brandstack' we mean BrandCrowd/article/299/40-best-brandstack-designers-from-2011--and-by-brandstack-we-mean-brandcrowdBy Jo SabinWe'd like to introduce some of the top logo designers on (which was previously known as Brandstack) to the DesignCrowd user base (and to simply show some love to some of our fav designers on BrandCrowd) - so we've pulled together a list of the Top 40 Brandstack Designers of... <br/><a href='/article/299/40-best-brandstack-designers-from-2011--and-by-brandstack-we-mean-brandcrowd' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Wed, 11 Jan 2012 12:19:10 GMT/article/299/40-best-brandstack-designers-from-2011--and-by-brandstack-we-mean-brandcrowd50 Startup Logos from 2011/article/298/50-startup-logos-from-2011The startup / tech-scene boomed in 2011, wavered somewhat and then soldiered on. Tech businesses weathered natural disasters, GFC "2" and, sadly, the passing of Steve Jobs. Despite this, Groupon and LinkedIn IPO'd, Quora got popular, Google launched Google+ and people developed "Group Buying Fatig... <br/><a href='/article/298/50-startup-logos-from-2011' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Mon, 09 Jan 2012 17:34:57 GMT/article/298/50-startup-logos-from-2011BrandCrowd Discount Code - Save $20 on ANY logo!/article/297/brandcrowd-discount-code--save-20-on-any-logoTo celebrate the launch of, we are offering a $20 discount on any logo on BrandCrowd that you purchase! Browse the logos now and make sure you use the following discount code:Discount / Promo Code NY2012*Offer valid until 7 January 2012 31 January 2012!Can't find a logo on BrandCrowd?... <br/><a href='/article/297/brandcrowd-discount-code--save-20-on-any-logo' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Fri, 30 Dec 2011 13:49:00 GMT/article/297/brandcrowd-discount-code--save-20-on-any-logoDesignCrowd launches!/article/296/designcrowd-launches-brandcrowdcomWe are pleased to announce the launch of BrandCrowd ( is a marketplace for premium, ready-made logos and brands. &nbsp;You can use BrandCrowd to browse thousands of beautiful pre-made logos (from Dentist Logos to Dating Logos) and either either buy the logo for the pric... <br/><a href='/article/296/designcrowd-launches-brandcrowdcom' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Fri, 30 Dec 2011 13:00:44 GMT/article/296/designcrowd-launches-brandcrowdcomDesignCrowd acquires is pleased to announce to its beloved users the acquisition of, a leading online marketplace of premium, ready-made logo and brand marketplace, where designers can upload their favourite unused designs and buyers can find a premium quality ready-made logo fast and affordab... <br/><a href='/article/295/designcrowd-acquires-brandstackcom' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Fri, 30 Dec 2011 12:41:21 GMT/article/295/designcrowd-acquires-brandstackcomTop 20 Google Logos of 2011/article/294/top-20-google-logos-of-2011Anyone who has the Internet has used Google and anyone that's used the Google more than once has probably noticed that Google's logo changes from time to time.  This is part of Google's Doodle4Google program which aims to make searching on the Internet more fun.In 2011, Google has already had 231 di... <br/><a href='/article/294/top-20-google-logos-of-2011' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Mon, 28 Nov 2011 11:49:12 GMT/article/294/top-20-google-logos-of-2011We're Hiring - 22 Reasons to Work at DesignCrowd!/article/292/were-hiring--22-reasons-to-work-at-designcrowdDesignCrowd is on a recruitment rampage!  We're looking to hire some talented, motivated, brilliant, noble, hard working and creative people into the DesignCrowd team. In this blog we're going to outline 22 reasons to work at DesignCrowd.  If you like what you see you can apply now! <br/><a href='/article/292/were-hiring--22-reasons-to-work-at-designcrowd' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Fri, 25 Nov 2011 15:07:18 GMT/article/292/were-hiring--22-reasons-to-work-at-designcrowdDesignCrowd receives $3M investment from Starfish Ventures/article/291/designcrowd-receives-3m-investment-from-starfish-venturesDear designers / entrepreneurs / friends,We're very happy to announce that DesignCrowd has received a $3 million venture capital investment from Starfish Ventures.Starfish Ventures is an Australian (Melbourne-based) venture capital firm that invests in information technology, life sciences and clean... <br/><a href='/article/291/designcrowd-receives-3m-investment-from-starfish-ventures' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Mon, 07 Nov 2011 16:51:45 GMT/article/291/designcrowd-receives-3m-investment-from-starfish-venturesDesignCrowd launches New Zealand crowdsourcing site/article/290/designcrowd-launches-new-zealand-crowdsourcing-siteExcellent news for New Zealanders - we have just launched New Zealand now has a site dedicated to helping NZ businesses "crowdsource" creative projects to designers around the world. The New Zealand crowdsourcing service that will help New Zealand small businesses "crowdsource" gr... <br/><a href='/article/290/designcrowd-launches-new-zealand-crowdsourcing-site' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Wed, 12 Oct 2011 11:19:58 GMT/article/290/designcrowd-launches-new-zealand-crowdsourcing-site20 Hot Startups from New Zealand/article/289/20-hot-startups-from-new-zealandLook out Silicon Valley, there is a buzzing startup scene in New Zealand. Just check out their leading world class incubators CREATIVE HQ and The ICEHOUSE and brilliant startups in NZ like Trade Me!  In this article we've rounded up 20 Top Startups from New Zealand. <br/><a href='/article/289/20-hot-startups-from-new-zealand' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Tue, 11 Oct 2011 13:21:33 GMT/article/289/20-hot-startups-from-new-zealand20 Rugby World Cup Posters Over the Years/article/288/20-rugby-world-cup-posters-over-the-yearsWith the Rugby Union World Cup currently underway in New Zealand, we thought there is no better time to look back at some of the top Rugby World Cup poster designs from over the years. We take a look at some of the most famous posters, from the historic 1987 rugby world cup wallcharts to some of the... <br/><a href='/article/288/20-rugby-world-cup-posters-over-the-years' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Tue, 11 Oct 2011 13:18:33 GMT/article/288/20-rugby-world-cup-posters-over-the-years30 Logos from New Zealand Companies & Organizations/article/287/30-logos-from-new-zealand-companies--organizationsNew Zealand is a place that puts a huge amount of value in national symbols. The silver fern is the most prominent among these - as you'll see in this roundup, Kiwis find many ways to work the fern into their logographs, from the straight-up implementation in the All Blacks logo to the clever integr... <br/><a href='/article/287/30-logos-from-new-zealand-companies--organizations' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Tue, 11 Oct 2011 13:06:03 GMT/article/287/30-logos-from-new-zealand-companies--organizations5 Cool Tools for Freelance Designers/article/286/5-cool-tools-for-freelance-designersBy Clancy ClarkeUniversities, colleges and tutorial bloggers are brilliant at teaching designers how to use Photoshop, Illustrator and other design software. &nbsp;But they rarely introduce designers about other useful career or business-building tools. &nbsp;Below are 5 useful tools (some of which ... <br/><a href='/article/286/5-cool-tools-for-freelance-designers' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Mon, 12 Sep 2011 11:29:54 GMT/article/286/5-cool-tools-for-freelance-designers10 of the Best Crowdsourced Logos from August/article/285/10-of-the-best-crowdsourced-logos-from-augustOur top logo designers are constantly churning out creative logos (via our crowdsourcing process). Here are some of the best from August 2011:Raw Studio by GohdezignShakr by HellorexIsland Power by Big Blue CurrantRecipes by Clément NicolleGlider Systems by BluejetANNIEE by HellorexHound Habit by J... <br/><a href='/article/285/10-of-the-best-crowdsourced-logos-from-august' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Mon, 12 Sep 2011 11:16:22 GMT/article/285/10-of-the-best-crowdsourced-logos-from-august'Manual Testing' - How to Validate Your Internet Business Idea/article/284/manual-testing--how-to-validate-your-internet-business-ideaEvery man, woman, friend and cousin has had a business idea. &nbsp;Seeking to pursue their dream (or perhaps inspired by&nbsp;&nbsp;Rich Dad, Poor Dad,&nbsp;Tony Robbins or&nbsp;The Social Network) we have countless friends who approach us&nbsp;with their own "million dollar" business idea. &nbsp;Th... <br/><a href='/article/284/manual-testing--how-to-validate-your-internet-business-idea' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Tue, 30 Aug 2011 14:59:37 GMT/article/284/manual-testing--how-to-validate-your-internet-business-idea7 Tips on Starting a Business (During a Recession)/article/283/7-tips-on-starting-a-business-during-a-recessionBy Alec LynchIf you're starting a business (or considering starting a business), there are a number of reasons a recession or downturn (e.g. the current economic downturn) is a good time to start. &nbsp;For example, during downturns, many talented people are looking for work; interest rates are lowe... <br/><a href='/article/283/7-tips-on-starting-a-business-during-a-recession' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Tue, 30 Aug 2011 12:39:28 GMT/article/283/7-tips-on-starting-a-business-during-a-recession10 Business Models that Thrive During a Downturn/article/282/10-business-models-that-thrive-during-a-downturnThey say that starting a business during a recession is, contrary to what many would say is common sense, the best time to do so. But some businesses do better during recessions than others - it's hardly a great time to start an auto dealership or real estate company. Making your entry into the righ... <br/><a href='/article/282/10-business-models-that-thrive-during-a-downturn' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Mon, 29 Aug 2011 23:35:25 GMT/article/282/10-business-models-that-thrive-during-a-downturn5 Tips on Creating Happiness (via Business/Work) like DesignCrowd visited Zappos offices in Las Vegas last month and, in addition to taking a few happy snaps, we took away some ideas and learnings about an important topic: is a crazily successful online retailer but what emerged after spendi... <br/><a href='/article/281/5-tips-on-creating-happiness-via-businesswork-like-zapposcom' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Fri, 05 Aug 2011 18:49:13 GMT/article/281/5-tips-on-creating-happiness-via-businesswork-like-zapposcomIllustrator Metal Brush Vector - Free Download/article/278/illustrator-metal-brush-vector--free-download Need a metallic graphic design? Check out the tutorial below, download the free Adobe Illustrator file below or hire James Turner (the designer) on DesignCrowd. See how James Turner made this in Illustrator via the button below:You can also download the above vector free in I... <br/><a href='/article/278/illustrator-metal-brush-vector--free-download' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Wed, 27 Jul 2011 14:45:03 GMT/article/278/illustrator-metal-brush-vector--free-downloadFeatured Web Designer - Aart Tanner (Interview)/article/277/featured-web-designer--aart-tanner-interviewIn this article, we speak to one of our designers, Aart Tanner from Netbloom in California (USA).  Check out Aart's Netbloom designer portfolio on DesignCrowd today.About Aart TannerAre you male or female?I am just a simple man.Describe the city that you live in.Goleta is a small university beach to... <br/><a href='/article/277/featured-web-designer--aart-tanner-interview' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Wed, 13 Jul 2011 18:07:10 GMT/article/277/featured-web-designer--aart-tanner-interview5 Ways to Pimp Your Office Like Google/article/276/5-ways-to-pimp-your-office-like-googleLast week DesignCrowd visited Google's "Campus" headquarters in Mountain View California. &nbsp;In a nutshell, Google's Campus is Disneyland for the computer geek. &nbsp;Upon arrival we were immediately struck by how fun the campus was and after 4 hours we were ready to get a Google tattoo. &nbsp;Go... <br/><a href='/article/276/5-ways-to-pimp-your-office-like-google' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Wed, 13 Jul 2011 17:17:58 GMT/article/276/5-ways-to-pimp-your-office-like-google40 Logo Designs for Daily Deal and Group Buying Websites/article/275/40-niche-daily-deal--group-buying-logos"Deal of the day" or "Group Buying" websites are popping up all over the world. &nbsp;They're the new startup trend and the valuations and capital they're attracting are creating waves in the online world while the discounts they're providing are creating waves for bricks and mortar retailers. With... <br/><a href='/article/275/40-niche-daily-deal--group-buying-logos' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Tue, 12 Jul 2011 15:24:48 GMT/article/275/40-niche-daily-deal--group-buying-logosQuoting 101 - How to Bid on (and Win) Freelance Design Work/article/274/quoting-101--how-to-bid-on-and-win-freelance-design-workLearn how to bid and win graphic design freelance work from clients using the world's top online design crowdsourcing platform from DesignCrowd. <br/><a href='/article/274/quoting-101--how-to-bid-on-and-win-freelance-design-work' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Wed, 29 Jun 2011 17:24:32 GMT/article/274/quoting-101--how-to-bid-on-and-win-freelance-design-workBid on My Design! How to Get the Best Designers Bidding on Your Project/article/273/bid-on-my-design--how-to-get-the-best-designers-bidding-on-your-projectLike the rest of the design industry, DesignCrowd has a range of designers with varying levels of experience. &nbsp;This is reflected in the diversity of the bids for logo design that clients receive. &nbsp;Want to attract the very best designers to your project? It can be done. In this article, we ... <br/><a href='/article/273/bid-on-my-design--how-to-get-the-best-designers-bidding-on-your-project' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Fri, 17 Jun 2011 16:09:49 GMT/article/273/bid-on-my-design--how-to-get-the-best-designers-bidding-on-your-projectAussie Freelance Designer: Stuart Burns (Interview)/article/272/aussie-freelance-designer-stuart-burns-interviewIn this article, we speak to one of our DesignCrowd designers, Stuart Burns, who has become one of the top ranked logo and business card designers. Read more about Stuart / SD's successful design career today! <br/><a href='/article/272/aussie-freelance-designer-stuart-burns-interview' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Mon, 06 Jun 2011 16:20:10 GMT/article/272/aussie-freelance-designer-stuart-burns-interviewFree Comic Book Character Illustration Photoshop Tutorial + PSD Download/article/270/photoshop-character-illustration--free-downloadNeed to a character design, character illustration or comic book illustrator? Check out the tutorial below, download the free Photoshop file below or hire Michael Patrick on DesignCrowd. See how Michael Patrick made this illustration on Photoshop via the button below:You can also downloa... <br/><a href='/article/270/photoshop-character-illustration--free-download' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Tue, 24 May 2011 15:15:55 GMT/article/270/photoshop-character-illustration--free-downloadWebsite Conversion Tips - 10 Ideas to Increase Conversion Rates/article/267/website-conversion-tips--10-ideas-to-increase-conversion-ratesWhen it comes to increasing conversions in any web-based sales funnel, much of the focus is usually on the copy - and rightly so, as that's where most of the heavy-lifting is done. But the design elements in your sales funnel play an important role as well, and small changes - such as the color of a... <br/><a href='/article/267/website-conversion-tips--10-ideas-to-increase-conversion-rates' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Tue, 17 May 2011 15:19:59 GMT/article/267/website-conversion-tips--10-ideas-to-increase-conversion-ratesDesignCrowd saves small business $1M (and reaches 30,000 designers)/article/265/designcrowd-saves-small-business-1m-and-reaches-30000-designersDesignCrowd recently reached a big milestone - as of April, we have now paid out $1 million to graphic designers from 72 countries&nbsp;around the world. &nbsp;This is fantastic for our designer community that has recently grown to 30,000 (another milestone reached in April).While businesses have no... <br/><a href='/article/265/designcrowd-saves-small-business-1m-and-reaches-30000-designers' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Tue, 26 Apr 2011 19:43:17 GMT/article/265/designcrowd-saves-small-business-1m-and-reaches-30000-designers10 Creative and Innovative 'Donate to Japan' Website Initiatives/article/264/10-creative-and-innovative-donate-to-japan-website-initiativesEveryone in the world is aware of what happened in Japan in early 2011. The tsunami, the earthquake and the resulting catastrophe with the Fukushima Nuclear power plant has captured the world's attention and sympathy. It has also triggered a wave of fund raising initiatives from various communitie... <br/><a href='/article/264/10-creative-and-innovative-donate-to-japan-website-initiatives' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Tue, 26 Apr 2011 18:23:21 GMT/article/264/10-creative-and-innovative-donate-to-japan-website-initiatives41 Inspirational Responsive Web Designs Using CSS3 Media Queries/article/263/41-inspirational-responsive-web-designs-using-css3-media-queriesThe adoption of the CSS3 media queries specification by most major browsers has been a great thing for the web. More designers are paying attention to mobile design than ever before, and not only that: they're figuring out how to make the most of large screens while still catering to smaller resolut... <br/><a href='/article/263/41-inspirational-responsive-web-designs-using-css3-media-queries' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Mon, 25 Apr 2011 17:55:43 GMT/article/263/41-inspirational-responsive-web-designs-using-css3-media-queriesCrowdsourcing Case Study - How a web designer from India made $10,000 in 1 month/article/262/crowdsourcing-case-study--how-a-web-designer-from-india-made-10000-in-1-monthArun Bhattacharya (a Kolkata based Indian web designer) has earnt an amazing $10,000 his first 4 weeks on DesignCrowd in what can only be described as a design contest rampage. Arun who operates James Brown Design Studio and who joined DesignCrowd in January of this year (2011) earnt $10k in his fi... <br/><a href='/article/262/crowdsourcing-case-study--how-a-web-designer-from-india-made-10000-in-1-month' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Wed, 13 Apr 2011 15:43:12 GMT/article/262/crowdsourcing-case-study--how-a-web-designer-from-india-made-10000-in-1-monthLogo Contests - 7 Tips on How to Win a Logo Contest/article/261/logo-contests--7-tips-on-how-to-win-a-logo-contestThis blog post was written by Elisha Leo - the #1 logo designer on DesignCrowd and winner of '2010 Logo Designer' award on DesignCrowd.  In this post for DesignCrowd, Elisha Leo shares her 7 strategies for winning logo design contests. <br/><a href='/article/261/logo-contests--7-tips-on-how-to-win-a-logo-contest' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Mon, 11 Apr 2011 20:40:53 GMT/article/261/logo-contests--7-tips-on-how-to-win-a-logo-contest$8000 contest posted on DesignCrowd/article/260/8000-contest-posted-on-designcrowdHi everyone! has just posted an $8000 SaaS website design contest on DesignCrowd (that's right $8,000 - well actually ... $7,960 ... but still, massive).  It is for a fully coded website (so ideally you will have mad website coding skills but if not maybe you can just submit your front-end... <br/><a href='/article/260/8000-contest-posted-on-designcrowd' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Sat, 09 Apr 2011 12:58:52 GMT/article/260/8000-contest-posted-on-designcrowdTop 10 Inspirational Steve Jobs Quotes/article/259/top-10-inspirational-steve-jobs-quotesSteve Jobs is the CEO (and a co-founder) of Apple.  He's a co-founder of Pixar and Time magazine's person of the year 2010.  Through his career and through Apple Steve Jobs has had a huge impact on the computer, music and design industries.  Steve Jobs' achievements, speeches and views make him one ... <br/><a href='/article/259/top-10-inspirational-steve-jobs-quotes' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Fri, 25 Mar 2011 10:58:41 GMT/article/259/top-10-inspirational-steve-jobs-quotesFree Symbol Fonts - Wall Chart Guide/article/258/free-symbol-fonts--wall-chart-guideNeed to use some symbol fonts? Not sure if you need webdings, windings, carta or dingbests? Check out this free font symbol wall chart provided by DesignCrowd's James Turner.Need a graphic design with symbols in it? Need a designer who knows symbol fonts backwards? Hire James Turner (Darthv2000)... <br/><a href='/article/258/free-symbol-fonts--wall-chart-guide' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Mon, 21 Mar 2011 15:18:22 GMT/article/258/free-symbol-fonts--wall-chart-guideInterview with Kim Heras (founder of PushStart)/article/257/interview-with-kim-heras-founder-of-pushstartIn this blog we interview Kim Heras (Aussie tech startup guru and former writer at Technation and TheNextWeb) about his latest venture: the Australian Startup Accelerator PushStart&nbsp;(see also PushStart Logo Design Contest and 10 startup accelerators).&nbsp;What is a startup accelerator?Generally... <br/><a href='/article/257/interview-with-kim-heras-founder-of-pushstart' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Thu, 24 Feb 2011 04:12:58 GMT/article/257/interview-with-kim-heras-founder-of-pushstart10 Startup Accelerators (from the USA, Europe and Australia)/article/256/10-startup-accelerators-from-the-usa-europe-and-australiaBrilliant business ideas are generated daily by budding entrepeneurs. Unfortunately bubbles can be burst and business sometimes fail (illustrated by low % of businesses that last more than a year). A great idea is not enough to ensure success, there are many more factors that contribute to a profita... <br/><a href='/article/256/10-startup-accelerators-from-the-usa-europe-and-australia' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Thu, 24 Feb 2011 03:32:58 GMT/article/256/10-startup-accelerators-from-the-usa-europe-and-australiaDesign skys - Top 100 Design skys/article/255/design-blogs--top-100-design-blogsIn this article, DesignCrowd designer Crystal Bernia reveals the&nbsp;Top 100 Design skys&nbsp;ranked by traffic and categorized by topic.The world wide web is constantly sprouting new design blogs. &nbsp;Amazingly, some of the biggest websites in the world are now graphic design blogs. For example... <br/><a href='/article/255/design-blogs--top-100-design-blogs' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Fri, 11 Feb 2011 16:38:41 GMT/article/255/design-blogs--top-100-design-blogsDesignCrowd's Newest Customer Feature - The Voting Poll!/article/254/designcrowds-newest-customer-feature--the-voting-pollDesignCrowd's voting/polling tool helps customers get opinions and votes on the designs they receive. This allows project owners to create their own online voting poll of their favourite designs from their contest and get feedback and rankings from their peers and friends. <br/><a href='/article/254/designcrowds-newest-customer-feature--the-voting-poll' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Tue, 01 Feb 2011 17:29:01 GMT/article/254/designcrowds-newest-customer-feature--the-voting-poll6 Unusual Crowdsourcing Projects/article/253/6-unusual-crowdsourcing-projects When you think of graphic design crowdsourcing (and projects suited to design crowdsourcing) you probably think of logo design&nbsp;and web design&nbsp;and online design contests. However, there is so much more you can do with design crowdsourcing that you may not have even thought of. Crow... <br/><a href='/article/253/6-unusual-crowdsourcing-projects' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Tue, 01 Feb 2011 14:16:32 GMT/article/253/6-unusual-crowdsourcing-projectsFree Web 2.0 Logo Text Vector/article/252/free-web-20-logo-text-vectorNeed to design a web 2.0 logo? Want to get a slick wordmark logo? Check out this tutorial and free download. <br/><a href='/article/252/free-web-20-logo-text-vector' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Sun, 23 Jan 2011 21:58:40 GMT/article/252/free-web-20-logo-text-vector50 Web Design Trends of 2010/article/251/50-web-design-trends-of-2010Web design is a fast evolving industry and as such the trends in the web industry are ever changing. In today's modern market it has become a rich,mature medium which balances aesthetics and functionality. We have so many powerful tools at our disposal, (such as CSS and advanced HTML coding) and a... <br/><a href='/article/251/50-web-design-trends-of-2010' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Tue, 11 Jan 2011 18:00:30 GMT/article/251/50-web-design-trends-of-2010Interview with Chomp, Intrepid Designer and Runner Up Best Logo Designer 2010/article/250/interview-with-chomp-intrepid-designer-and-runner-up-best-logo-designer-2010Having so many amazing designers on gives us a chance to really learn a thing or two about design, the design industry and what drives a good designer. The following interview with Chomp too place via email after being awarded runner up in our best logo designers of 2010.  ... <br/><a href='/article/250/interview-with-chomp-intrepid-designer-and-runner-up-best-logo-designer-2010' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Tue, 11 Jan 2011 15:55:15 GMT/article/250/interview-with-chomp-intrepid-designer-and-runner-up-best-logo-designer-201050 Good, Bad and Ugly Australian Startup Company Logos!/article/249/50-good-bad-and-ugly-australian-startup-company-logos Despite the recent economic downturn, start-up companies are still proving to be at the forefront of economic growth. There have been some fantastic success stories in 2010 especially from the following list of 50 (whether their logos are good or not). Start up business 99Dresses (Fro... <br/><a href='/article/249/50-good-bad-and-ugly-australian-startup-company-logos' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Mon, 10 Jan 2011 16:43:31 GMT/article/249/50-good-bad-and-ugly-australian-startup-company-logosInterview with Elisha Leo - Our No.1 Logo Designer for 2010/article/248/interview-with-elisha-leo--our-no1-logo-designer-for-2010We have decided to inverview some of our intrepid designers on what they do, how they do it and what makes them tick in terms of design! (We also threw in a few questions about DesignCrowd so we could find out what drives the amazing designers on our site!) The following interview was... <br/><a href='/article/248/interview-with-elisha-leo--our-no1-logo-designer-for-2010' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Mon, 10 Jan 2011 15:26:41 GMT/article/248/interview-with-elisha-leo--our-no1-logo-designer-for-2010DesignCrowd's Top 5 Logo Designers of 2010/article/247/designcrowds-top-5-logo-designers-of-20102010 Logo Designer Award Winners!It's time for our annual logo design awards and this year we would like to congratulate Elisha Leo as the winner of "Best Logo Designer of 2010." Our "Best New Logo Designer Award" goes to Chomp from the UK. Logo design has such a high competition rate that these tw... <br/><a href='/article/247/designcrowds-top-5-logo-designers-of-2010' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Mon, 27 Dec 2010 15:11:11 GMT/article/247/designcrowds-top-5-logo-designers-of-2010DesignCrowd's Top 5 Web Designers of 2010!/article/246/designcrowds-top-5-web-designers-of-2010 2010 Web Designer Award Winners!It's time for our annual web design awards and this year we would like to congratulate Xpiderz as the winner of "Best Web Designer of 2010"! DesignCrowd would also like to present Net Bloom as "Best New Web Designer for 2010."Our Top 5 this year has a wide demographi... <br/><a href='/article/246/designcrowds-top-5-web-designers-of-2010' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Fri, 24 Dec 2010 16:49:20 GMT/article/246/designcrowds-top-5-web-designers-of-201050 Startup Logos from 2010/article/243/50-startup-logos-from-2010Startups have flourished in 2010. The last 12 months have yielded some fantastic success stories. Groupon is a standout and is currently receiving a lot of attention, buzz and press. Some believe the latest wave of start-ups are driving a dot-com recovery. Either way, as designers, it is interest... <br/><a href='/article/243/50-startup-logos-from-2010' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Fri, 17 Dec 2010 12:43:49 GMT/article/243/50-startup-logos-from-2010Fruit Logo Tutorial - Make a Web 2.0 Fruit Logo/article/237/fruit-logo-tutorial--make-a-web-20-fruit-logo Need to design a fruit logo? Check out Clément Nicolle's tutorial below or hire Clément through his portfolio.You can also download the above free strawberry logo vector below!Tutorial by Clément Nicolle Clément Nicolle is a fre... <br/><a href='/article/237/fruit-logo-tutorial--make-a-web-20-fruit-logo' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Thu, 16 Dec 2010 16:23:09 GMT/article/237/fruit-logo-tutorial--make-a-web-20-fruit-logoOrigami Logo Tutorial & Free Vector Download/article/235/origami-logo-tutorial--free-vector-downloadOrigami logos are in vogue. Learn how to make an origami logo design (like the one below) via this premium tutorial written by DesignCrowd's own Elisha Leo and published on BlueBlots! Download the origami logo vector for free. <br/><a href='/article/235/origami-logo-tutorial--free-vector-download' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Mon, 29 Nov 2010 18:30:50 GMT/article/235/origami-logo-tutorial--free-vector-download5 ways to promote yourself using Facebook, Twitter and DesignCrowd/article/222/5-ways-to-promote-yourself-using-facebook-twitter-and-designcrowdBusinesses and designers can now use Facebook and Twitter to promote themselves via DesignCrowd!We've integrated Facebook and Twitter features throughout DesignCrowd allowing project owners (businesses) and designers to share stuff on Facebook and Twitter with a click of a button!Project owners (bus... <br/><a href='/article/222/5-ways-to-promote-yourself-using-facebook-twitter-and-designcrowd' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Fri, 26 Nov 2010 18:52:32 GMT/article/222/5-ways-to-promote-yourself-using-facebook-twitter-and-designcrowdDesignCrowd TV: What is Witkey?/article/221/designcrowd-tv-what-is-witkeyWitkey is the Chinese word for crowdsourcing and might be (already) bigger business in China than crowdsourcing is anywhere else in the world. DesignCrowd CEO Alec Lynch gave a presentation on crowdsourcing at the 2010 Witkey and Crowdsourcing Conference in China. <br/><a href='/article/221/designcrowd-tv-what-is-witkey' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Fri, 26 Nov 2010 17:13:00 GMT/article/221/designcrowd-tv-what-is-witkey5 Famous Logo Contests - Toyota, Google, Wikipedia & More!/article/218/5-famous-logo-contests--toyota-google-wikipedia--moreLogo contests might be the best option for startup company looking for a new logo on a tight budget but a number of the world's most famous logos and big brands have benefited from the value and creativity that a good contest can generate. A logo contest or competition places an open call to design... <br/><a href='/article/218/5-famous-logo-contests--toyota-google-wikipedia--more' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Fri, 19 Nov 2010 17:52:10 GMT/article/218/5-famous-logo-contests--toyota-google-wikipedia--moreHow to Run a Creative Web Design Contest (5 Tips and 5 Examples)/article/215/how-to-run-a-creative-web-design-contest-5-tips-and-5-examplesWeb design contests involve posting a brief and getting 20, 30, 50 (or sometimes 100-plus!) web design concepts from designers around the world.  Clients all request different things - but one thing we often see requested by clients is "Creativity required!" so in this blog we will highlight what to... <br/><a href='/article/215/how-to-run-a-creative-web-design-contest-5-tips-and-5-examples' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Fri, 19 Nov 2010 17:06:40 GMT/article/215/how-to-run-a-creative-web-design-contest-5-tips-and-5-examplesThe biggest employer in the world: a Chinese Crowdsourcing Site?/article/204/the-biggest-employer-in-the-world-a-chinese-crowdsourcing-site If you did a quick internet search to find the list of the largest employers in the world, you would get the following well-known organizations: Peoples Liberation Army, China, 2,300,000 employees Wal-Mart Stores, United States, 1,800,000 employees Indian State Railways, India, 1,400,000 employ... <br/><a href='/article/204/the-biggest-employer-in-the-world-a-chinese-crowdsourcing-site' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Wed, 03 Nov 2010 12:45:21 GMT/article/204/ How I got 630 logos (design contest tips)/article/203/ recently posted a logo contest on DesignCrowd ("Kick Ass Logo That Will Make You Famous") and in response received a whopping 630 playful logo designs. &nbsp; After recently selecting a winner (see below), founder Andrew Jacob agreed to share how he got 630 logo designs for $400!W... <br/><a href='/article/203/dirtcom-how-i-got-630-logos-design-contest-tips' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Thu, 28 Oct 2010 23:28:15 GMT/article/203/dirtcom-how-i-got-630-logos-design-contest-tipsCrowdsourcing Is Not New - The History of Crowdsourcing (1714 to 2010)/article/202/crowdsourcing-is-not-new--the-history-of-crowdsourcing-1714-to-2010Crowdsourcing is a buzz word that was coined in Wired Magazine by author Jeff Howe in 2006, but the process of crowdsourcing was invented as early as 1714. Since then, crowdsourcing has helped create some of the world's greatest inventions and biggest brands. Read the blog to find out more about how... <br/><a href='/article/202/crowdsourcing-is-not-new--the-history-of-crowdsourcing-1714-to-2010' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Thu, 28 Oct 2010 20:44:11 GMT/article/202/crowdsourcing-is-not-new--the-history-of-crowdsourcing-1714-to-201014 Beautiful Poster Design Examples/article/200/14-beautiful-poster-design-examplesPoster design often provides great scope for creativity. Events, DJs and festivals all need posters and the nature of these clients allow for more creative graphic design. Below are 14 beautiful poster designs from our very talented community of poster designers.&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&... <br/><a href='/article/200/14-beautiful-poster-design-examples' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Thu, 07 Oct 2010 15:59:27 GMT/article/200/14-beautiful-poster-design-examplesWidget designer contest winner (+ cool widget examples)/article/198/widget-designer-contest-winner-cool-widget-examplesWe're pleased to announce the winner of our designer widgetcontest as Harry Jay (of!Harry's widget received over 500 views in September and as the most viewed widget he'll receive "200 large" (i.e.$200)!1st Place $200 Widget Contest: Harry JayWe'd love to see more designers using widge... <br/><a href='/article/198/widget-designer-contest-winner-cool-widget-examples' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Thu, 07 Oct 2010 15:09:31 GMT/article/198/widget-designer-contest-winner-cool-widget-examplesDesignCrowd grows 797% in 12 months/article/196/designcrowd-grows-797-in-12-monthsIn addition to the stellar growth of our graphic designer community, we're very pleased to announce that the DesignCrowd business is going gangbusters too!&nbsp; In the last 12 months we've grown the number of projects on our website by a whoping 797%!Check out our excellent / exponential growth cha... <br/><a href='/article/196/designcrowd-grows-797-in-12-months' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Thu, 07 Oct 2010 00:19:57 GMT/article/196/designcrowd-grows-797-in-12-months20,000 designers - woot woot!/article/195/20000-designers--woot-wootDesignCrowd is proud to announce that in early October we signed up graphic designer number 20,000 (as of today we have 20,311 graphic designers - see our graphic designer directory)!&nbsp; Even more amazing is that these 20,000 designers come from 140 different countries!&nbsp; Most of our designer... <br/><a href='/article/195/20000-designers--woot-woot' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Thu, 07 Oct 2010 00:16:38 GMT/article/195/20000-designers--woot-woot20,311 graphic designers (in collage format)/article/194/20311-graphic-designers-in-collage-formatBy Alec LynchWe wanted to celebrate reaching 20,000 graphic designers on DesignCrowd and we thought "what celebration is complete without a collage or montage?"&nbsp; The answer: none. So, here is a collage of 2,000 or so random designers from our 20,000 (yes we cheated - it is not exactly 20,000)... <br/><a href='/article/194/20311-graphic-designers-in-collage-format' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Thu, 07 Oct 2010 00:11:05 GMT/article/194/20311-graphic-designers-in-collage-formatSimple 'Hire me' designer widget for new designers/article/192/simple-hire-me-designer-widget-for-new-designersIf you are a new designer (perhaps with no designs in your portfolio and no customer feedback) you can create a basic 'Hire me' widget. Here's what a basic 'Hire me' widget looks like: Powered by DesignCrowd - Graphic Design Services Powered by DesignCrowd - Logo Design These widgets do ... <br/><a href='/article/192/simple-hire-me-designer-widget-for-new-designers' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Tue, 14 Sep 2010 16:52:24 GMT/article/192/simple-hire-me-designer-widget-for-new-designersTop 10 iPad Apps for Business/article/190/top-10-ipad-apps-for-businessBy Alec LynchThe other week I attended a series of expert round tables for small businesses and technology companies hosted by The Insight Exchange (topics included search marketing, content curation, iPhone app development etc).  Each round table had about 10 people allowing for small, up-close int... <br/><a href='/article/190/top-10-ipad-apps-for-business' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Fri, 10 Sep 2010 13:29:22 GMT/article/190/top-10-ipad-apps-for-businessDesigner My Profile Updated/article/189/designer-my-profile-updatedOver the past few weeks we have been actively been asking designers what they would like to see in their my profile page. As such, we have been busy implementing as many of these feature requests as possible and we wanted to put a quick blog post detailing some of the changes (there are still more t... <br/><a href='/article/189/designer-my-profile-updated' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Wed, 01 Sep 2010 18:18:14 GMT/article/189/designer-my-profile-updatedShow us your widget/article/188/show-us-your-widget Have you ever submitted a bunch of designs to DesignCrowd and wished they automatically showed up on your personal website? Or maybe you are jumping up our designer rankings and would like to advertise this outside of DesignCrowd? Well we've heard you! Here at the DesignCrowd labs we have bee... <br/><a href='/article/188/show-us-your-widget' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Wed, 01 Sep 2010 17:16:28 GMT/article/188/show-us-your-widgetIf You Don't Join Our Facebook Page Now, You'll Hate Yourself Later/article/186/if-you-dont-join-our-facebook-page-now-youll-hate-yourself-later DesignCrowd has (finally) launched a facebook group! Our DesignCrowd fan page is intended for both designers and businesses and their friends.&nbsp; We do not want this to be another boring coporate page, our ... <br/><a href='/article/186/if-you-dont-join-our-facebook-page-now-youll-hate-yourself-later' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Thu, 05 Aug 2010 01:08:14 GMT/article/186/if-you-dont-join-our-facebook-page-now-youll-hate-yourself-laterDesigner of the Indian rupee joins DesignCrowd/article/179/designer-of-the-indian-rupee-joins-designcrowdUdaya Kumar (designer of the Indian rupee) has joined the DesignCrowd community as a designer (view Udaya's profile page here).&nbsp; Udaya (who we interviewed last week) specialises in graphic design, typography, type design and design research. Customers, businesses and design studios from around ... <br/><a href='/article/179/designer-of-the-indian-rupee-joins-designcrowd' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Tue, 03 Aug 2010 12:43:23 GMT/article/179/designer-of-the-indian-rupee-joins-designcrowdHow India Crowdsourced the Rupee ... Interview with Udaya Kumar/article/177/how-india-crowdsourced-the-rupee--interview-with-udaya-kumarLast week, the Indian Government completed one of the most successful, high-profile crowdsourcing projects ever when it revealed its new symbol for the Rupee () which was created through a public design contest (a fantastic example of crowdsourcing!).UdayaKumar, the winner of the contest (and now "d... <br/><a href='/article/177/how-india-crowdsourced-the-rupee--interview-with-udaya-kumar' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Wed, 28 Jul 2010 20:22:20 GMT/article/177/how-india-crowdsourced-the-rupee--interview-with-udaya-kumarEdward Norton & Crowdsourcing Philanthropy/article/170/edward-norton--crowdsourcing-philanthropyBy Alec LynchMeet Crowdrise ( an online fundraising service that is essentially a charitable crowdfunding site (based on the principles of crowdsourcing).Crowdrise is genius and, at some level, a very pure form of crowdsourcing.&nbsp; Here's how it works:If you need to fundraise fo... <br/><a href='/article/170/edward-norton--crowdsourcing-philanthropy' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Thu, 15 Jul 2010 16:25:22 GMT/article/170/edward-norton--crowdsourcing-philanthropy5 Famous Wine Logos and Labels/article/166/wine-logos--5-famous-wine-logos-and-labelsWine Logo Designs and Wine Labels - Here are 6 famous wine logos (shown on the actual wine labels) for some of the most expensive wines and champagnes in the world ...#1 - Grange Hermitage Label and LogoA classic by the Australian brand Penfolds (a great wordmark logo).#2 - Chateau Mouton Rothschild... <br/><a href='/article/166/wine-logos--5-famous-wine-logos-and-labels' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Thu, 08 Jul 2010 15:51:49 GMT/article/166/wine-logos--5-famous-wine-logos-and-labelsCreative church billboard design example: iGod/article/165/creative-billboard-design-example-igodAbout 4 years ago I was in New Zealand and I walked past a church with a clever, funny and striking billboard:I didn't take a photo at the time but, thank iGod, after 4 years of inaction someone did the hard work for me!  Parking any comment of the copyright issues of this billboard, the point of th... <br/><a href='/article/165/creative-billboard-design-example-igod' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Thu, 01 Jul 2010 14:25:01 GMT/article/165/creative-billboard-design-example-igodCrowdfunding sites - how to raise funds from friends and strangers/article/162/crowdfunding-sites--how-to-raise-funds-from-friends-and-strangersCrowdfunding websites are a new way to get money from the community / other people for your project, charity or business and they are an exciting new application of crowdsourcing!Here's a definition of crowdfunding from Wikipedia:Crowd funding (sometimes called crowd financing or crowd sourced capit... <br/><a href='/article/162/crowdfunding-sites--how-to-raise-funds-from-friends-and-strangers' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Tue, 29 Jun 2010 13:29:22 GMT/article/162/crowdfunding-sites--how-to-raise-funds-from-friends-and-strangersCrowdsourcing Video - 5 Tips for Small Business Crowdsourcing/article/161/crowdsourcing-video--5-tips-for-small-business-crowdsourcingBy Alec LynchCrowdsourcing can take many forms - for example, you can crowdsource feedback, you can crowdsource t-shirts, you can crowdsource funding and (of course) you can crowdsource design (DesignCrowd is a crowdsourcing design website).&nbsp; Each crowdsourcing application uses a different proc... <br/><a href='/article/161/crowdsourcing-video--5-tips-for-small-business-crowdsourcing' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Tue, 29 Jun 2010 12:06:29 GMT/article/161/crowdsourcing-video--5-tips-for-small-business-crowdsourcingTop 7 Graphic Designer Portfolios Worth Keeping An Eye On/article/160/top-7-graphic-designer-portfolios-worth-keeping-an-eye-onTo celebrate the release of the invite system (in addition to the new and improved designer portfolios), I thought I would spend some time looking through the designer directories and pick out some designers who may not be at the top of the designer lists (yet) but have some eye-catching designs wor... <br/><a href='/article/160/top-7-graphic-designer-portfolios-worth-keeping-an-eye-on' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Wed, 09 Jun 2010 23:44:33 GMT/article/160/top-7-graphic-designer-portfolios-worth-keeping-an-eye-onDesign Plagiarism - How to Prevent: A Review of, we came across TinEye ( which is a brilliant, and currently free, resource for checking the originality of images online in seconds.&nbsp; This is an incredibly useful tool for customers buying designs to help ensure the designs they purchase aren't infringing copyright and ... <br/><a href='/article/159/design-plagiarism--how-to-prevent-a-review-of-tineyecom' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Mon, 07 Jun 2010 18:11:13 GMT/article/159/design-plagiarism--how-to-prevent-a-review-of-tineyecomParticipation payment changes/article/158/participation-payment-changesAs of yesterday (with the introduction of new paid invite system and new designer portfolios) participation payments now work differently.&nbsp; While each design contest is open to everyone, participation payments are essentially invite only.&nbsp; They will be funelled to designers that customers ... <br/><a href='/article/158/participation-payment-changes' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Sat, 05 Jun 2010 20:41:37 GMT/article/158/participation-payment-changesGraphic Designer Directory and Designer Portfolios - Now Live!/article/157/graphic-designer-directory-and-designer-portfolios--now-live*Drum roll* ... the DC team is extremely proud to unveil brand new graphic designer directory!We have launched directories for each of our product categories.&nbsp; Here are some examples: Graphic designers Logo designers Web page designers etc etc etc ... We also have directories for co... <br/><a href='/article/157/graphic-designer-directory-and-designer-portfolios--now-live' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Sat, 05 Jun 2010 20:32:14 GMT/article/157/graphic-designer-directory-and-designer-portfolios--now-liveHybrid Crowdsourcing/article/152/hybrid-crowdsourcingYesterday, DesignCrowd launched a new form of crowdsourcing - hybrid crowdsourcing.  Its key feature is this: customers can invite specific designers to work on their design projects via paid invites and AT THE SAME TIME open their design contest up to any designer around the world who wants to subm... <br/><a href='/article/152/hybrid-crowdsourcing' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Sat, 05 Jun 2010 20:00:36 GMT/article/152/hybrid-crowdsourcingContest winner announcement! And the blog contest winner is .../article/151/contest-winner-announcement--and-the-blog-contest-winner-is-Congratulations to Zubin Kutar a pro blogger from WebTrafficROI in Canada for taking out DesignCrowd's $1,000 award for the blog with the most tweets (Zubin's blog received a wopping 205 tweets!). YoiuOur viral blog contest received 23 awesome entries from bloggers, designers and customers around t... <br/><a href='/article/151/contest-winner-announcement--and-the-blog-contest-winner-is-' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Tue, 01 Jun 2010 17:13:49 GMT/article/151/contest-winner-announcement--and-the-blog-contest-winner-is-Top 7 Free Online Small Business Forums/article/150/top-7-free-online-small-business-forumsOnline forums are useful resources for small businesses. They can help you solve a problem; provide a means of business networking; and/or help you advertise your goods / services. Here are 7 of the top online, free small business, entrepreneur, start-up forums. <br/><a href='/article/150/top-7-free-online-small-business-forums' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Mon, 24 May 2010 17:12:05 GMT/article/150/top-7-free-online-small-business-forumsIntroducing Non-Guaranteed Projects and our 100% Money Back Guarantee/article/146/introducing-nonguaranteed-projects-and-our-100-money-back-guarantee Customers are always asking "What happens if I don't like any of the designs?"Well, now we have a good answer: We offer a 100% money back guarantee.... but there's a catch to protect designers! :)Here's how it works ...Customers can now choose between Guarant... <br/><a href='/article/146/introducing-nonguaranteed-projects-and-our-100-money-back-guarantee' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Thu, 20 May 2010 16:39:10 GMT/article/146/introducing-nonguaranteed-projects-and-our-100-money-back-guaranteeDesigning features like a true crowd-pleaser/article/144/designing-features-like-a-true-crowdpleaserWe like to think that you (the users of DesignCrowd) drive the car; we just make sure the motor runs. On a regular basis, we receive hundreds of requests and updates to DesignCrowd. In fact, I can almost guarantee that whilst in the process of writing this blog, my inbox has already been filled with... <br/><a href='/article/144/designing-features-like-a-true-crowdpleaser' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Tue, 18 May 2010 18:41:16 GMT/article/144/designing-features-like-a-true-crowdpleaserskyging Contest - Questions / Answers / Comments/article/143/blogging-contest--questions--answers--commentsIf you didn't already know, we've just launched a DesignCrowd blog contest for $1,000! This page is to help you with any questions about the contest or DesignCrowd <br/><a href='/article/143/blogging-contest--questions--answers--comments' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Wed, 05 May 2010 16:20:16 GMT/article/143/blogging-contest--questions--answers--commentssky Contest - Win $1,000!/article/142/blog-contest--win-1000We've just launched a $1000 DesignCrowd blog contest. Check it out! Got questions? Visit this page to have all your questions answered! <br/><a href='/article/142/blog-contest--win-1000' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Wed, 05 May 2010 16:20:03 GMT/article/142/blog-contest--win-1000Web design contest BOOM!/article/135/web-design-contest-boomWeb design projects on DesignCrowd from Jan to Feb to March have grown by 106% and 170% month on month! Launch your web design contest today! <br/><a href='/article/135/web-design-contest-boom' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Mon, 26 Apr 2010 23:28:21 GMT/article/135/web-design-contest-boomLogo designers - 20 new designers to watch/article/133/logo-designers--20-new-designers-to-watchWant to see some seriously awesome design talent? Checkout these 20 new logo designers - the ones to watch. Get a design from them by launching a project today! <br/><a href='/article/133/logo-designers--20-new-designers-to-watch' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Mon, 26 Apr 2010 22:03:47 GMT/article/133/logo-designers--20-new-designers-to-watchDesign jobs and design blogs FAST - Subscribe to our RSS Feeds/article/132/design-jobs-and-design-blogs-fast--subscribe-to-our-rss-feedsGet the latest design inspiration, small business advice and crowdsourcing industry news from the DesignCrowd blog - Subscrive to the new RSS feed! <br/><a href='/article/132/design-jobs-and-design-blogs-fast--subscribe-to-our-rss-feeds' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Mon, 26 Apr 2010 21:14:15 GMT/article/132/design-jobs-and-design-blogs-fast--subscribe-to-our-rss-feedsFree logo design - 5 common free logos to avoid/article/131/free-logo-design--5-common-free-logos-to-avoidFree logo design might seem like a good idea, however often the outcomes are far from perfect. Find out the 5 most common free logo designs to avoid. <br/><a href='/article/131/free-logo-design--5-common-free-logos-to-avoid' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Mon, 19 Apr 2010 10:54:26 GMT/article/131/free-logo-design--5-common-free-logos-to-avoidFamous Logos - Top 100 Brands Keep it Simple/article/130/famous-logos--top-100-brands-keep-it-simpleCheck out these famous logo designs and why they've been so successful - Top 100 Brands Keep their logo design simple. <br/><a href='/article/130/famous-logos--top-100-brands-keep-it-simple' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Fri, 09 Apr 2010 13:21:43 GMT/article/130/famous-logos--top-100-brands-keep-it-simpleDesigner-to-Designer (D2D) Outsourcing/article/129/designertodesigner-d2d-outsourcingDiscover how you can leverage the power of the crowd to outsource your design needs - whether you're a freelancer or design agency. <br/><a href='/article/129/designertodesigner-d2d-outsourcing' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Fri, 26 Mar 2010 16:56:49 GMT/article/129/designertodesigner-d2d-outsourcingMarch Madness - 50% OFF!/article/128/march-madness--50-offLooking for a discount on your next design contest? We'll it's Madness here in March - get an enormous 50% OFF Design Contest Posting Fees at DesignCrowd today! <br/><a href='/article/128/march-madness--50-off' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Fri, 26 Mar 2010 15:47:48 GMT/article/128/march-madness--50-offLogo Redesign Disasters - See the Top 5 (2000 to 2010)/article/127/logo-redesign-disasters--see-the-top-5-2000-to-2010Getting a great loog is so important - checkout these logo dedesign disasters from 2000 to 2010 - and how they could have been avoided. <br/><a href='/article/127/logo-redesign-disasters--see-the-top-5-2000-to-2010' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Fri, 26 Mar 2010 14:40:08 GMT/article/127/logo-redesign-disasters--see-the-top-5-2000-to-2010Changes to DC (minimum budgets, improved briefs and fixed price jobs)/article/117/changes-to-dc-minimum-budgets-improved-briefs-and-fixed-price-jobsWe've made some changes to DesignCrowd minimum budgets, we've improved design briefs and tweaked fixed price jobs - Jump on today to find out more. <br/><a href='/article/117/changes-to-dc-minimum-budgets-improved-briefs-and-fixed-price-jobs' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Wed, 24 Mar 2010 17:01:35 GMT/article/117/changes-to-dc-minimum-budgets-improved-briefs-and-fixed-price-jobsFinding Freelance Graphic Design Jobs and Work Is Now Faster, Better, More Handsome/article/115/finding-graphic-design-jobs--faster-better-more-handsomeDesignCrowd has added some super cool features to our graphic design jobs page to make finding freelance jobs and design projects on DesignCrowd easier! <br/><a href='/article/115/finding-graphic-design-jobs--faster-better-more-handsome' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Fri, 12 Mar 2010 12:53:41 GMT/article/115/finding-graphic-design-jobs--faster-better-more-handsomeWe are hiring! Apply for a job at DesignCrowd/article/114/we-are-hiring--apply-for-a-job-at-designcrowdLooking for a great place to work? DesignCrowd is hiring! Apply for a Job at DesignCrowd today and get all the perks of working for an amazing start-up. <br/><a href='/article/114/we-are-hiring--apply-for-a-job-at-designcrowd' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Wed, 10 Mar 2010 16:58:33 GMT/article/114/we-are-hiring--apply-for-a-job-at-designcrowdA new world order (system)/article/113/a-new-world-order-systemThis post is a brief preview of our new order system solution and a call out to designers to let you know we've heard you and something is being done! <br/><a href='/article/113/a-new-world-order-system' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Thu, 04 Mar 2010 10:20:11 GMT/article/113/a-new-world-order-systemGraphic design outsourcing on steroids - design outsourcing for your clients/article/111/graphic-design-outsourcing-on-steroids--design-outsourcing-for-your-clientsSee how you can use the crowd for your graphic design outsourcing - Design Outsourcing for Your Clients made easy with DesignCrowd. <br/><a href='/article/111/graphic-design-outsourcing-on-steroids--design-outsourcing-for-your-clients' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Tue, 16 Feb 2010 14:58:15 GMT/article/111/graphic-design-outsourcing-on-steroids--design-outsourcing-for-your-clientsOops.. We're Upgrading/article/110/oops-were-upgradingCheckoutsome amazing technical developments and small issues we are currently facing and how we are looking to address them going forward. <br/><a href='/article/110/oops-were-upgrading' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Wed, 27 Jan 2010 17:49:03 GMT/article/110/oops-were-upgrading2009 Web Designer Award Winners/article/109/2009-web-designer-award-winnersCheckout our round up of the 2009 web Designer Award Winners - fantastic talent from across the globe is featured - find a web designer that you love on DesignCrowd! <br/><a href='/article/109/2009-web-designer-award-winners' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Mon, 25 Jan 2010 13:35:41 GMT/article/109/2009-web-designer-award-winners2009 Logo Designer Award Winners/article/108/2009-logo-designer-award-winnersCheckout our round up of the 2009 Logo Designer Award Winners - fantastic talent from across the globe is featured - find a designer that you love on DesignCrowd! <br/><a href='/article/108/2009-logo-designer-award-winners' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Mon, 25 Jan 2010 13:34:08 GMT/article/108/2009-logo-designer-award-winnersBrand Australia Contest Winners & Shortlist/article/105/brand-australia-contest-winners--shortlistCheckout all the entries and awesome winners from the Brand Australia Logo Design Contest - get a fantastic design like these from DesignCrowd today! <br/><a href='/article/105/brand-australia-contest-winners--shortlist' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Fri, 27 Nov 2009 10:00:04 GMT/article/105/brand-australia-contest-winners--shortlistDesignCrowd has launched!/article/104/designcrowd-has-launchedAnnouncement: DesignCrowd has launched. After much work from all the team, DesignCrowd is born - jump on-board to discover the benefits of the crowd! <br/><a href='/article/104/designcrowd-has-launched' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Tue, 24 Nov 2009 11:36:58 GMT/article/104/designcrowd-has-launchedDesignBay has acquired and merged with DesignCrowd/article/102/designbay-has-acquired-and-merged-with-designcrowdAnnouncement: DesignBay has acquaired and merged with DesignCrowd - DesignBay will be re-launching soon - stay tuned for more information <br/><a href='/article/102/designbay-has-acquired-and-merged-with-designcrowd' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Mon, 23 Nov 2009 21:25:18 GMT/article/102/designbay-has-acquired-and-merged-with-designcrowdOpening Up "Brand Australia"/article/101/opening-up-brand-australiaJump onto DesignCrowd and start designing - we're opening up the "Brand Australia" logo design contest and looking for some fantastic, creative designs. <br/><a href='/article/101/opening-up-brand-australia' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Tue, 13 Oct 2009 15:57:57 GMT/article/101/opening-up-brand-australiaWaratah Flower Logos (for the NSW Government) ... 20 Alternative Logo Ideas/article/95/the-greatest-waratah-ever-designed-20-hot-alternativesCheckout the winning designs for the NSW government logo design contest, plus 20 alternatives that were submitted. Launch your own logo contest to get a design like this. <br/><a href='/article/95/the-greatest-waratah-ever-designed-20-hot-alternatives' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Thu, 17 Sep 2009 14:09:36 GMT/article/95/the-greatest-waratah-ever-designed-20-hot-alternatives$1000 Government Logo Contest + DesignBay on Twitter/article/92/1000-government-logo-contest-designbay-on-twitterCheck out the $1000 Government logo design contest - see the amazing winning design. Also, DesignCrowd is now on twitter - jump on and follow us today! <br/><a href='/article/92/1000-government-logo-contest-designbay-on-twitter' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Fri, 17 Jul 2009 20:08:36 GMT/article/92/1000-government-logo-contest-designbay-on-twitterBuilding a better community + New design talent/article/90/building-a-better-community-new-design-talentSee the latest updates on DesignCrowd - including portfolio, profile and design contest improvements. Join today to start submitting designs. <br/><a href='/article/90/building-a-better-community-new-design-talent' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Wed, 08 Jul 2009 11:21:53 GMT/article/90/building-a-better-community-new-design-talentAnnouncement - DesignBay launches prepaid design contests/article/89/announcement--designbay-launches-prepaid-design-contestsCheckout this important announcement - DesignCrowd has launched pre-paid graphic design contest to make it better for both designers and customers. <br/><a href='/article/89/announcement--designbay-launches-prepaid-design-contests' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Fri, 05 Jun 2009 14:12:23 GMT/article/89/announcement--designbay-launches-prepaid-design-contestsPhotos (and shout outs) from CeBIT Webciety Australia 2009/article/86/photos-and-shout-outs-from-cebit-webciety-australia-2009See DesignCrowd at CeBIT Webciety 2009 - Checkout the latest photos (and shout outs) - Join DesignCrowd today and see why we're the number 1 design marketplace. <br/><a href='/article/86/photos-and-shout-outs-from-cebit-webciety-australia-2009' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Tue, 26 May 2009 14:40:26 GMT/article/86/photos-and-shout-outs-from-cebit-webciety-australia-2009How to find freelance flyer, brochure, website, poster and t-shirt design work and contests!/article/83/how-to-find-freelance-flyer-brochure-website-poster-and-tshirt-design-work-and-contestsGet information and tips on finding flyer, brochure, website, poster abnd t-shirt design work and contests on DesignCrowd. Join today to start designing! <br/><a href='/article/83/how-to-find-freelance-flyer-brochure-website-poster-and-tshirt-design-work-and-contests' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Tue, 26 May 2009 13:39:25 GMT/article/83/how-to-find-freelance-flyer-brochure-website-poster-and-tshirt-design-work-and-contestsThe $1 Crowdsourcing Experiment - Tagline for Australia's 2018 Soccer World Cup Bid/article/77/the-1-crowdsourcing-experiment--tagline-for-australias-2018-soccer-world-cup-bidFind out why DesignCrowd launched the $1 Crowdsourcing Experiment - Tagline for Australia's 2018 Soccer World Cup Bid. Check it out now! <br/><a href='/article/77/the-1-crowdsourcing-experiment--tagline-for-australias-2018-soccer-world-cup-bid' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Sun, 10 May 2009 20:41:47 GMT/article/77/the-1-crowdsourcing-experiment--tagline-for-australias-2018-soccer-world-cup-bidCeBIT Webciety 2009 and Arnold Schwarzenegger/article/76/cebit-webciety-2009-and-arnold-schwarzeneggerCheckout all the latest news and info from DesignCrowd's CeBIT Webciety 2009 exhibit. Also, find out what Arnold Schwarzenegger has to do with it! <br/><a href='/article/76/cebit-webciety-2009-and-arnold-schwarzenegger' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Thu, 30 Apr 2009 12:54:36 GMT/article/76/cebit-webciety-2009-and-arnold-schwarzeneggerPrivate Design Contests Now Available!/article/73/private-design-contests-now-availableLaunch a design contest on DesignCrowd today and you can now make it a private design contests - only logged in graphic designers can see the brief. <br/><a href='/article/73/private-design-contests-now-available' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Wed, 29 Apr 2009 14:32:28 GMT/article/73/private-design-contests-now-availableHI-TEC Icon Design Contest Winners/article/69/hitec-icon-design-contest-winnersSee the HI-TEC icon design contest winners - some awesome designs submitted and congratulations to the winner. Launch an icon design contest today for designs like this. <br/><a href='/article/69/hitec-icon-design-contest-winners' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Sat, 04 Apr 2009 18:30:19 GMT/article/69/hitec-icon-design-contest-winnersNew designer rankings and portfolio pages/article/68/new-designer-rankings-and-portfolio-pagesCheckout the latest graphic designer rankings on DesignCrowd. Also, we've just launched new designer portfolio pages - join today and check them out. <br/><a href='/article/68/new-designer-rankings-and-portfolio-pages' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Thu, 02 Apr 2009 17:10:49 GMT/article/68/new-designer-rankings-and-portfolio-pagesHI-TEC posts 3rd project on DesignBay/article/64/hitec-posts-3rd-project-on-designbayHI-TEC has posted their 3rd icon design contest/project on DesignCrowd - Jump on board and start submitting designs for a chance to win. <br/><a href='/article/64/hitec-posts-3rd-project-on-designbay' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Thu, 12 Mar 2009 17:08:08 GMT/article/64/hitec-posts-3rd-project-on-designbayCongratulations to HI-TEC Phase 1 Winners/article/63/congratulations-to-hitec-phase-1-winnersCongratulations to HI-TEC Icon Design Phase 1 Winners - See the winning designs form the icon design contest - launch your own icon design contest today! <br/><a href='/article/63/congratulations-to-hitec-phase-1-winners' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Mon, 09 Mar 2009 16:34:38 GMT/article/63/congratulations-to-hitec-phase-1-winnersAnd we're back!/article/62/and-were-backYou may have noticed DesignBay has had some technical problems in the last 5 days. The good news is we are back. <br/><a href='/article/62/and-were-back' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Thu, 22 Jan 2009 19:47:54 GMT/article/62/and-were-backInterview with NiteOwl Designs: Work-from-home Freelance Graphic Designer/article/33/interview-with-niteowl-designs-workfromhome-freelance-graphic-designerInterview with NiteOwl Designs - Work-From-Home freelance graphic designer Jenny Witte gives us all the design insight - learn more today! <br/><a href='/article/33/interview-with-niteowl-designs-workfromhome-freelance-graphic-designer' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Sat, 20 Dec 2008 12:30:43 GMT/article/33/interview-with-niteowl-designs-workfromhome-freelance-graphic-designerGrow your own virtual agency: bring new designers to DesignBay!/article/32/grow-your-own-virtual-agency-bring-new-designers-to-designbayBring new designers to DesignCrowd and get 1% of their earnings. Checkout why you should be submitting designs on DesignCrowd now! <br/><a href='/article/32/grow-your-own-virtual-agency-bring-new-designers-to-designbay' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Mon, 15 Dec 2008 13:49:53 GMT/article/32/grow-your-own-virtual-agency-bring-new-designers-to-designbayHot new features and November designer rankings!/article/31/hot-new-features-and-november-designer-rankingsDiscover the latest 6, hot new features on DesignCrowd. Checkout the November graphic designer rankings and join today! <br/><a href='/article/31/hot-new-features-and-november-designer-rankings' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Mon, 08 Dec 2008 13:44:30 GMT/article/31/hot-new-features-and-november-designer-rankingsCustomer feedback on designs/article/27/customer-feedback-on-designsWe've improved designer and customer feedback. You can now communicate better with customers and expect more detailed design feedback. Join today! <br/><a href='/article/27/customer-feedback-on-designs' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Thu, 20 Nov 2008 15:44:38 GMT/article/27/customer-feedback-on-designsMy Profile updates to help designers/article/26/my-profile-updates-to-help-designersSee the latest My Designer Profile updates to make your life as graphic designers easier, inclusing design quotes, design submissions and more. Join today! <br/><a href='/article/26/my-profile-updates-to-help-designers' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Wed, 29 Oct 2008 00:20:59 GMT/article/26/my-profile-updates-to-help-designersAre web design contests good for designers?/article/25/are-web-design-contests-good-for-designersFind out why crowdsourced web design contests are great for both website designers and businesses. Launch your own web design project today! <br/><a href='/article/25/are-web-design-contests-good-for-designers' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Mon, 13 Oct 2008 01:36:37 GMT/article/25/are-web-design-contests-good-for-designersSeptember Update!/article/23/september-updateDuring September we had over $4000 of projects on DesignCrowd and we currently have around $2500 of open briefs still running! Submit some designs today! <br/><a href='/article/23/september-update' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Mon, 29 Sep 2008 19:21:51 GMT/article/23/september-updateSmall jobs, big jobs and fun jobs/article/22/small-jobs-big-jobs-and-fun-jobsThere are all kinds of design jobs waiting on DesignCrowd. Small, big and fun design contests all need submissions. Start a design contest today! <br/><a href='/article/22/small-jobs-big-jobs-and-fun-jobs' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Mon, 08 Sep 2008 22:00:44 GMT/article/22/small-jobs-big-jobs-and-fun-jobsDesignBay website updates August/article/21/designbay-website-updates-augustThe lastest DesignCrowd improvements - including new login page, new sitemap and brand new product launches. Jump on today to find out more. <br/><a href='/article/21/designbay-website-updates-august' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Tue, 19 Aug 2008 21:12:49 GMT/article/21/designbay-website-updates-august7 Logo Design Trends/article/19/7-logo-design-trendsDiscover 7 logo design trends doing the rounds. From transparency to loops and a few in-between. Launch a logo contest to get a logo using one of these trends today! <br/><a href='/article/19/7-logo-design-trends' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Sun, 20 Jul 2008 16:33:27 GMT/article/19/7-logo-design-trendsQuote what it's worth!/article/14/quote-what-its-worthCustomers needing graphic design don't necessarily know how much it's worth. It's up to you as designers to submit quotes for a price you think there worth <br/><a href='/article/14/quote-what-its-worth' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Mon, 14 Jul 2008 13:23:07 GMT/article/14/quote-what-its-worthQuoting - getting a customer the old school way/article/13/quoting--getting-a-customer-the-old-school-wayQuoting for design contests - Getting a customer the old school way. 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If you want a design like this, launch a logo contest on DesignCrowd today! <br/><a href='/article/10/lincoln-hotels-logo-brief-closed-early' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Wed, 25 Jun 2008 17:22:14 GMT/article/10/lincoln-hotels-logo-brief-closed-earlyDesignBay General Update April/article/9/designbay-general-update-aprilGet the latest DesignBay/DesignCrowd news, including design contest, design jobs and winning design updates. Read on to find out more. <br/><a href='/article/9/designbay-general-update-april' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Wed, 25 Jun 2008 17:20:10 GMT/article/9/designbay-general-update-aprilHow to make a Web 2.0 logo/article/8/how-to-make-a-web-20-logoHow to Make a Web 2.0 Logo - Get tips on creating the perfect web 2.0 logo design. What colors, fonts and design techniques should you use? Find out now. <br/><a href='/article/8/how-to-make-a-web-20-logo' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Wed, 25 Jun 2008 17:20:10 GMT/article/8/how-to-make-a-web-20-logoThe Open Brief vs Quoting + Tips/article/7/the-open-brief-vs-quoting-tipsThe Open Brief vs Quoting + Tips <br/><a href='/article/7/the-open-brief-vs-quoting-tips' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Wed, 25 Jun 2008 17:18:29 GMT/article/7/the-open-brief-vs-quoting-tipsDesignBay logo brief results/article/6/designbay-logo-brief-resultsCheckout the DesignBay/DesignCrowd logo design contest results! Do you like the winner, would you have chosen something else? <br/><a href='/article/6/designbay-logo-brief-results' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Wed, 25 Jun 2008 17:17:54 GMT/article/6/designbay-logo-brief-resultsCollectively we decide/article/5/collectively-we-decideHelp us decide on the DesignCrowd logo design - with several crowdsourced logo designs to choose from, we need your help. Start voting now! <br/><a href='/article/5/collectively-we-decide' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Wed, 25 Jun 2008 17:17:26 GMT/article/5/collectively-we-decideWhat would you like next?/article/4/what-would-you-like-nextWhat Would You Like Next? We're asking you, the graphic designers what you would like to see as DesignCrowd feature improvement. <br/><a href='/article/4/what-would-you-like-next' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Wed, 25 Jun 2008 17:17:04 GMT/article/4/what-would-you-like-nextBetter than a Push-pop/article/3/better-than-a-pushpopDesignCrowd has launched Connect-The-Dots ad campaign across Sydney. Checkout the campaign, design submissions and what DesignCrowd is all about. <br/><a href='/article/3/better-than-a-pushpop' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Wed, 25 Jun 2008 17:16:38 GMT/article/3/better-than-a-pushpopOur first winner/article/2/our-first-winnerDesignCrowd has crowned it's first design contest winner. Take you time to congratulate the winner and checkout the awesome design that one. <br/><a href='/article/2/our-first-winner' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Thu, 28 Feb 2008 17:16:08 GMT/article/2/our-first-winnerFire Up and Disrupt the Market/article/1/fire-up-and-disrupt-the-marketWelcome to DesignCrowd - the newly launched design crowdsourcing platform, giving you access to hundreds of thousands of designers around the world. Check it out! <br/><a href='/article/1/fire-up-and-disrupt-the-market' title='Read More'>Read More</a>Thu, 10 Jan 2008 17:15:25 GMT/article/1/fire-up-and-disrupt-the-market