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Latest Articles
How a Contest Helped Our Client Get the Desired Outcome

How a Contest Helped Our Client Get the Desired Outcome

Posted on October 1, 2015

Category: Customer experience, Designing a logo, Logo design

Today we had the pleasure of conversing with Charlotte Batson, one of our clients and a frequent user of our platform. Charlotte has successfully launched and completed several contests and 1-on-1 projects with DesignContest. She has kindly agreed to share her experience; expectations, first impressions and results from working with us.

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Negative Space In Web Design

Negative Space In Web Design

Posted on September 26, 2016

Category: Web Design

Whether you are an experienced UI designer or just a newbie freelancer – there is always a little uncertainty on how to place content. At the beginning of your career, in the middle, or even as a senior of a developing team, you will probably have some trouble. Did you ever happen to see very overwhelmed or very empty pages online? That’s the result of this uncertainty.

What is negative space and how should designers use it?

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Inspiration Gallery: Must-Follow Instagrams

Inspiration Gallery: Must-Follow Instagrams

Posted on September 23, 2016

Category: Inspiration, Inspiration Gallery

Struggling to get inspired into beginning your new design project? We have all been there. My personal cure is scrolling through my Instagram feed. There’s everything a creative person needs: from funny and entertaining little images to fascinating artsy posts. This photo-sharing network is my number 1 in looking for a fresh idea. 

We, at DesignContest, use Instagram to keep in touch with the world’s newest design trends and to share amazing winner designs. Together we have compiled a list of inspirational Instagram feeds you totally must follow! (more…)

Pros and Cons of Hiring a Freelancer

Pros and Cons of Hiring a Freelancer

Posted on September 21, 2016

Category: Tips, Truth facts

Nowadays it’s a pretty common practice to work with a freelance specialist, instead of hiring a full-time employee. It makes sense from a practical point of view: you pay for getting job done without paying wages and supporting administrative needs of employees. But is it really that simple to just hire an outsider? Let’s see what are the pros and cons of hiring a freelance worker. (more…)

UI or UX: What’s the difference?

UI or UX: What’s the difference?

Posted on September 19, 2016

Category: Designing, Tips, Truth facts

Today lots of designers mention proficiency in UI/UX design in theirs CVs. But, there’s just this one thing… Let’s say that combining those two together might not be the best idea. Why so? Read on to know! (more…)

Inspiration Gallery: Adobe’s Tribute To Stock Imagery

Inspiration Gallery: Adobe’s Tribute To Stock Imagery

Posted on September 16, 2016

Category: Inspiration, Inspiration Gallery

Hi, everyone! I hope you’re feeling fine and look forward to upcoming weekend!

Probably each and every one of us often stumbles upon clichéd images when searching through stock imagery bases. A woman wearing a headset? A firm handshake between two men? Sounds familiar? (more…)

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