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99designs Raises $10M To Bring Its Design Marketplace To Japan

99designs, the company popularizing the crowdsourcing model where designers compete to get paid, is announcing that it has raised $10 million in Series B funding. 295 more words


Using 99Designs for a Book Cover

In my previous post I showed the amazing book cover that I got from 99Designs. In this post I thought I’d talk a bit about my experience of using… 1,124 more words

Self Publishing

Fixing Design Contests

It’s been showing up in my Twitter feeds for some time now. Design contests are destroying the market for design! Contest sites like 99designs.com are watering down the market price for design to almost nothing!  1,126 more words


Shimpei Takahashi: Play this game to come up with original ideas - [TED Talks]

Shimpei Takahashi always dreamed of designing toys. But when he started work as a toy developer, he found that the pressure to use data as a starting point for design quashed his creativity.

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What I learned about 99 designs

Using 99designs has been an interesting experience and I think I’ll use them again. I loved the way it worked, and there are some fabulous artists on there. 749 more words

On Writing

Graphic Design

For the past couple of years I have loved playing with the vector creation software Inkscape. It’s open source and free to download, check it out on their website… 172 more words