EVERYTHING You Need To Know About a Full Stack Designer

Without question, it is difficult to come up with a job title that vividly explains and defines the skills that you have as a professional web designer. However, if you understand the term full stack, it will not only...

What’s on the MENU? Color Properties Every Designer Should Know

For web designers and graphic artists, these color properties are valuable tools for a successful design project. Serves as a guide on how to define colors Gives a design project a “polished” look Enhances visual communication Develops color combination...

7 stylish design trends on the rise with Platinum Designers

We select Platinum designers for the site based on a lot of criteria, but one of the huge elements we look at is how well they are able to differentiate their work from the other graphic design out there,...

40 Premium HTML Templates for Web Developers and Designers

With thousands of websites standing in line, it can be very difficult to attract the visitors to your website. Developers have to give lot of attention to make the website perfect from every angle. Premium HTML templates allow you...

3 simple steps to become a better designer

All designers get stuck – especially in the beginning of their career. They may experience short bursts of inspiration, but transforming that success into steady work can be daunting. This often happens when a designer hasn’t solidified their routine...

Follow Designers on Twitter

Twitter is a platform for thousands of designers to showcase their ideas and daily routines with each other. From designing projects to inspirational quotes and sharing personal life experiences, everything is tweeted. Being a web designer, you should know...

How mobile devices are changing what designers do

The PewResearch Internet Project estimates that 63% of adult cell owners use their phones to access the Internet, and finds that 34% of cell Internet users go online mostly from their phones. Industry experts believe that by 2015 more traffic will...

Behind the scenes with Brian Andersen on his new logo design for ‘Friend of Dorothy’

Brian Andersen is not just an amazing comic book writer and 99designs customer, but has spent time working in the 99designs family at our office in SF — AND is a new dad! Having all these responsibilities could be a...

Interview With Graphic Artist and Illustrator Marcelo Schultz

Marcelo Schultz is a graphic designer and illustrator that specializes in typography, and is well known for an illustrative style that emulates the look of 3D. I recently had some time to chat with Marcelo. During our discussion, we...

6 ways to think and act like a great designer

What makes a great designer?   Years of experience for sure, but there is more to being great than simply putting in the hours. Besides being able to create amazing work, you come to realize certain universal truths that...