bfaubion has picked a winning mobile illustration design

For $400 they received 26 design concepts from 11 designers!

  • Award 1
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Starts:15-May-13 10:20 p.m. GMT

Ends:29-May-13 11:59 p.m. GMT


Award 1: $400, was awarded to rodcom




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Creative brief

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Business Name

The Best Birthday Company in the World

What do you do?

Create fun birthday products and experiences for people to enjoy

What is your industry?

Entertainment and Sports

Describe the target audience for your illustration

Anyone with a birthday... but primarily people who use smart phones and social networks

What 3 things do you want to communicate to your audience through your illustration?

Birthdays are fun, I care about you, it's easy to make something awesome

How many items or screens do you need illustrated?

We need 7 diverse styles, that appeal to multiple demographics

Does your illustration need to be a particular size?


What mobile illustration styles do you like?

Textured, type centric.. (using fonts is preferred), layered with different elements. Fun, classy, and exciting

What colors do you want to see in your illustration?

Primary, secondary, from cool to warm.. inviting

What colors do you NOT want to see in your illustration?

Dull, bright neons

What adjectives should best describe your illustration?

exciting, fun, clever, textured, classy

Do you have additional info or links you'd like to share?

The frames will overlay a 600x600 photo that users pick from their social network or camera. Ideally the frame doesn't take up more than 1/4 of the space, there needs to be room for subject of the photo. The frames don't have to be contained to a shape, or connected from top to bottom, they can overlap the photo in creative ways. However, all content must be confined to a 600x600 square. Each frame needs to include the phrase "Happy Birthday" in a fun way, either along the bottom or top of the photo.

Brief updates

By bfaubion on 22-May-13 8:53 p.m. GMT
So far there are some nice entries... however, we feel like we need to extend the deadline to get a wider variety. Thanks everyone for your work so far.
By bfaubion on 23-May-13 4:42 p.m. GMT
Thank you everyone for your submissions so far. After reviewing the entries, we felt it would be valuable to offer some additional feedback.

Some of the things we really like
-Designs that include some kind of frame or border, in addition to the text. Partial frames are great
-Themed designs, that match texture, shapes, and type with a concept.
-Elements that appear to hover over the photo, with a light shadow

Elements that would be great to see
-comedic relief, clever, cute, or crass sayings in addition to the happy birthday
-profession based ideas (artists, politicians, lawyers, celebrities)
-textures on top of the photos