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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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Book Cover Design Essentials

Book Cover Design Essentials

Posted on August 29, 2016

Category: Designing, Graphic design

Let’s talk a bit about book covers today!

Do you like spending your time out there book shopping reading through every annotation to find your true paper-love? Or are you just a grab-the-cover person? 

Yup, they say to not judge a book by its cover. But how else do we make out what a book is about? 

Besides, is it really that difficult to design a successful book cover that will represent everything a book is about? Let’s find out!  (more…)

Inspiration Gallery: UI Design

Inspiration Gallery: UI Design

Posted on August 26, 2016

Category: Inspiration Gallery, Web Design

Happy Friday, dear readers!

Even if the Fall comes banging at our door, warm and sunny days are yet to go!

Today we’re going to inspire you with a little talk about User Interface design aka UI. (more…)

What I wish I knew before I became a designer

What I wish I knew before I became a designer

Posted on August 25, 2016

Category: Clients and Designers, General, Tips

Every profession has ups and downs. When we first apply for a Bachelor of Arts degree, designer seems like a creative and unique occupation. However, after taking a step into deep waters of dealing with clients and orders – our opinions change. What does it really take to become a successful designer? (more…)

Flat or Skeuo: Where to draw a line?

Flat or Skeuo: Where to draw a line?

Posted on August 22, 2016

Category: Designing, Tips, Trends, Web Design

Still question yourself what approach is better? Flat or Skeuo? Or maybe both? Fresh up your knowledge about those design trends and decide for yourself: (more…)

Inspiration Gallery: Awesome Food Packaging

Inspiration Gallery: Awesome Food Packaging

Posted on August 19, 2016

Category: Designing, Inspiration, Inspiration Gallery

Hello, dear readers!

Another Friday comes our way so let’s begin with an injection of creativity in your blood! After some morning coffee, of course!

Lots of our grocery shopping habits are based on how food looks and how it’s packed.  Marketing teams spend tons of time and money to deliver memorable and quirky design. Let’s check out the most colorful and awesome ones:

P.S. Make sure you had breakfast! (more…)

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