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Custom cup design made easy

Impress your customers with unique, custom merchandise. Work with professional designers from around the world to create custom merchandise designs that help your business stand out. Risk-free, affordable and quick.

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How a cup or mug design contest works

Use Zignative's creative community to get your perfect cup or mug design at a price that fits your budget.

1. Describe your merchandise
1. Describe your merchandise
Our interactive Q&A is easy to use and customized for merchandise design. Set your budget and share your vision.
2. Designers submit unique designs
2. Designers submit unique designs
Collaborate with dozens of designers, give feedback and score, and get revised custom designs.
3. Pick a winning design!
3. Pick a winning design!
Pick the best design, finalize your favorite design, and get the final image files and full copyright rights.

Why starting a design contest?

More contest entries
With over 10,000 designers, you receive more design entries & greater creativity.
Pre-qualified designers
The designers on our platform undergo qualification testing.
Privacy option
You can opt for NDA protection and have your contest hidden from search engines.
100% money back guarantee
You can request all of your money back at any stage of the process.
1-on-1 projects
Continue working with your favorite designer on your future projects or other design related tasks.
Voting feature
Get early feedback on your favorite design from your target audience, colleagues and friends.
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Common questions

We offer 100% Money Back Guarantee policy which, unlike other portals, refunds 100% of what you paid. If you don't like any of the design entries we will refund 100% of your payment.

Yes, every graphic design made here at Zignative will have Design Copyrights transferred to the client from the designer, unless opted out by client.

Yes, as part of the enhanced privacy feature client can have all who access their Merchandise Design project agree to the Non Disclosure Agreement (NDA).

You've come to the right place! One of the biggest benefits of Zignative crowdsourcing platform is the amount of choice and unique Merchandise Designs you will receive with your contest. You can then look through to find elements or entire designs that catch your eye and work with the designers towards that perfect Merchandise Design.

Maybe the most difficult part is finding the designer who really understands your needs and design style requirements. This is why it is best to start a contest, find your winner and (as enjoyed by many here) continue working with your designer through One-on-One project individually. We make it easy, simple and fast for anybody to find their designers and get the unique graphic design done in the most efficient way.

The number of entries to expect is often determined by your Merchandise Design contest budget. Other customizations like for example Multiple Prizes, Guaranteed Contest and Featured Contest will attract more designers and promote creativity. You can see approximate expected number of design based on your budget and all available Merchandise Design contest's modification and promotions by clicking Start a Contest (no payment is required).

The contest Brief details should ultimately tell the designers what you need in your Merchandise Design. Things like your company history, what do you want the design to reflect, how and where the design will be used, what designs or styles you like and don't like out there, is very helpful to the designers. When starting the contest our easy brief wizard will take you through all the steps that you need to have the complete Book Cover Design brief.

Yes! You can upload images and other files for the designers when you start your contest or you can add these files to your contest brief after your contest goes live.

Absolutely! Most contest holder's take about a week to ask for modifications to their Merchandise Design. Once you are happy with the source files, you can close the contest completely and release the funds to the designer.

After you have chosen a winner, the designer has 24 hours to prepare and send you the Merchandise Design source files.

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