What is a design contest?

A design contest is actually a competition between designers to produce the winning design for a client’s design brief. It’s really a design that client loves.

Here on 110Designs, clients are called contest holders. A contest holder

  1. writes a design brief
  2. set the contest's cash prize
  3. starts their contest.

The contest lasts around 7 days.

Subscribed designers from all over the world view the contest listing in the 110Designs marketplace. They compete for the winning prize by posting designs that fulfill the brief.

The contest holder provides responses and direction to the designers to assist them to improve on their designs through 7 days of contest duration.

Lastly, the contest holder selects a winner. The winning designer gets the prize money, and the contest holder receives the design files, and complete ownership rights to the winning design.