submit a design, our fans vote, and we sell the winners.

Oh, Ovals! Quickfire Art Print Challenge

Challenge Deadline: August 11, 2014 10:00 AM PDT

Oh, Ovals! Quickfire Art Print Challenge

From vintage prints to modern graphics, Minted’s community of artists continues to generate an outstanding, diverse assortment of artwork. We are excited to begin offering new oval-shaped frames this holiday season and are calling on you, our talented artist community, to create a collection of cutting-edge artwork to display in our new oval frames. We will be choosing about 40 pieces of art from this competition. We will also be choosing a number of artists who submit to this challenge to receive a Store on the Minted platform, which essentially allows you to self-launch art prints and utilize Minted’s backend fulfillment and customer service operations (see an example here and read more about Stores here).

1st Place: $1000, 2nd Place: $500, 3rd Place: $250, 4th – 15th Place: $100

Special Awards: $200-$400 each. Editor's Picks: $100 each. All winning designs will receive an 10% commission on top of the cash prize. Click the green "submit a design" button for more information.

Day Planner, Notebook, and Address Book Challenge

Challenge Deadline: August 4, 2014 10:01 AM PDT

Day Planner, Notebook, and Address Book Challenge

This year, we introduced new features to our popular notebooks (now offered in spiral binding as well as new day planner and address book interior options), and they are proving to be a big hit! Now we are asking you, the Minted Community, to help us meet customer demand by growing our assortment of beautiful cover designs.

Please design a fresh, original notebook that Minted customers will always want to have on hand. These will make great gifts this holiday season, so think about all types of gift recipients – for him, for her, and for the kids!

1st Place: $1000, 2nd Place: $500, 3rd Place: $250, 4th – 30th Place: $100

Special Awards: $150-$750 each. Editors' Picks: $100 each. All winning designs will receive 6% commission on top of the cash prize. Click the green "submit a design" button for more information.

Upcoming Challenges

ChallengeStartsDeadlinePrizeCal
Day Planner, Notebook, and Address Book ChallengeJul 22Aug 4
Oh, Ovals! Quickfire Art Print ChallengeJul 25Aug 11
Save the Date ChallengeAug 18Sep 8

Upcoming Events

EventLocationDateTimeCal
Office HoursMinted ForumAug 812:00 PM
Unofficial Ohio MeetupColumbus, OHAug 912:00 PM
Michigan MeetupDetroit, MIAug 151:00 PM
Boston MeetupTBDOct 175:00 PM

Are you up for the challenge?

At Minted, all that matters is good design. Our professional design challenges rely on the wisdom of the crowd - designers, customers, the Minted team, and fans - to vote for their favorite designs. In addition to cash prizes and a 6% commission on sales of their designs on Minted.com, our winners are promoted on blogs, in our ads, and in national magazines.