1 COMMENT
Design & UX
Daniel Schwarz, Mar 06

How to Design and Sell Themes (with Success)

Designing and selling themes can be a lucrative business, but there are plenty of pitfalls. Dan's guide will help you avoid the big traps.
Design & UX
Kelsey Bryant, Mar 02

Martis Lupus Wows with Her Whimsical Style

We chat with Martis about her education, where she draws her inspiration from and what she has planned next.
5 COMMENTs
Design & UX
Roemie Hillenaar, Mar 01

How to Choose the Best Fonts for Your Next Project with Fontcloud

Fontcloud is a tool designed to help you browse, choose and manage you fonts – and their licensing – through your browser. Roemie takes you on the tour.
1 COMMENT
Design & UX
Alex Bigman, Feb 28

Digital Fonts: A Condensed History

The world of fonts has come a long way. 99designs writer Alex Bigman showcases the evolution of fonts in this condensed mini history lesson.
1 COMMENT
Design & UX
Marianne Kipp, Feb 23

How Much Should Your Logo Design Cost?

When it comes to branding your business, a logo is always essential. But how much should you pay for it? Here's a lowdown on what to consider.
6 COMMENTs
Design & UX
Alex Walker, Feb 22

Web Layout 101: Vertical Rhythm is a Drummer

Vertical rhythm is often worshipped or ignored. But perhaps its at its most useful when we treat it as a trusted advisor to our layouts.
7 COMMENTs
Design & UX
Claudia Elliott, Feb 21

10 Web Design & UX Trends for 2017 That Can Boost Conversions

Trends are interesting, but more important is how these 2017 web design and UX trends boost conversions.
1 COMMENT
Design & UX
Anada Lakra, Feb 21

How to Name Your Business with a Little Help from Design Thinking

Having trouble naming your brand? Here's a excellent step-by-step process on how to name a brand from the team at 99designs.
8 COMMENTs
Design & UX
Saad Al-Sabbagh, Feb 16

5 Ideas to Improve Your Website UX in Under 2 Hours

Sometimes small changes can make a big difference to your UX. Saad has 5 relatively simple ways you can improve your UX in a morning's work.
Design & UX
John Barton, Feb 16

An Engineering Manager's Guide to Rebranding

Ever wondered how rebranding works? 99designs Engineering Manager John Barton conveys how to rebrand efficiently and correctly.
9 COMMENTs
Web
Kushagra Gour, Feb 15

Web Maker, an Offline, Browser-based CodePen Alternative

Kushagra Gour introduces Web Maker, a browser extension for front-end developers needing a blazing-fast, offline web playground.
Design & UX
Jason Lengstorf, Feb 15

How to Overcome All Your Fears Without Being Brave

 Why are we afraid of safe things, and cheerfully cavalier about things that are actually dangerous? Science (and Jason) has some useful suggestions.
Design & UX
Sasha Manusama, Feb 14

bo_rad Shows off His Designer Superpowers

Graphic designer Boris Radulovic (bo_rad) shares his industry insights and how 99Designs has helped him with his freelance career.
16 COMMENTs
Mobile
Jose Rosario, Feb 13

Achieve 60 FPS Mobile Animations with CSS3

Animating elements in your mobile application is easy. And doing it the right way is easy, too... if you follow our tips here.
44 COMMENTs
Design & UX
Ophelie Lechat, Feb 10

Giveaway: Get a New Logo from 99designs for Free

The best 99designs offer available: a free contest giveaway, and a free $99 upgrade on any logo or design contest. 
Design & UX
Kaitlyn Ellison, Feb 09

Learning from Long-Time Community Leader DSKY

Meet Konstantin Yastrebov, a freelance graphic designer making waves in the industry for his unique creativity. We discover how he got his foot in the door.
Design & UX
Alex Walker, Feb 08

Catching Frontend UI Design Tricks with SnappySnippet

Often the key to understanding complex things is to understand their simpler parts first. SnappySnippet is a tool that can help you with that.
Design & UX
Kelsey Bryant, Feb 07

Artsigma Opens up about His Full-Time Career on 99designs

Curious about pursuing a career in design? artsigma from 99designs opens up about his career to date and how he got to where he is now.
1 COMMENT
Design & UX
Kelsey Bryant, Feb 02

How Meella Accidentally Became a Full-Time Book Cover Designer

How do you break into the book cover design industry? Book designer Miladinka Milic shares her insights and how she stumbled into the industry by accident.
Design & UX
John Stevens, Feb 01

6 Email Hacks Guaranteed to Boost Results from Your Email Efforts

According to the Direct Marketing Association, you can expect an ROI of $38 for every $1 you spend on email marketing. Small tweaks can be big money.
1 COMMENT
Design & UX
Kelsey Bryant, Jan 31

Kerry Ellis Shares Her Passion for Book Cover Design

What makes a good book cover designer, and how can you work with one? Kerry Ellis, one of 99designs' top designers, shares her advice.
2 COMMENTs
Design & UX
Alex Walker, Jan 26

The First Rule Of Good Software Design? First, Do No Harm!

We design features with the idea that they are helping our users – but sometimes these same features can be damaging to users with different needs.
3 COMMENTs
Design & UX
Aja Frost, Jan 24

Dark UX: Dirty Tricks and Tactics to Avoid in 2017

Often our goals and those of our user are in alignment – but not always. Sometimes you have a devil on one shoulder and an angel on the other.
Design & UX
Angela Molina, Jan 18

Are You Improving Your UX with Analytics?

Learn to make informed UX decisions based on qualitative data through UX analytics.