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Good developer, bad artist?

by Volker Weber

I often see good programs, but with a design that sucks. Designing icons and logos require a very different skillset. Why not outsource it? Mariano has done so with the icon for NewsRob.

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Comments

Thanks for the link. Bookmarked for future use.
http://99designs.com works in a similar fashion.


Marc Beckersjuergen, 2009-05-20

Nice idea. Thanks for the link.

Thomas Lang, 2009-05-20

From first inspection the ratios look wrong.
In this example

http://www.crowdspring.com/projects/graphic_design/logo/silicon_valley_real_estate

a number of people have done a ton of work but only one will win 300 USD. That does not seem healthy and sustainable.

sean cull, 2009-05-20

Another tip is to use artist sites. For example, my good chum and colleague Mark Myers has been on deviantart.com for some time, and through that has built up a small contact list of really good artists and graphic designers to whom he outsources work.

Ben Poole, 2009-05-20

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