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Custom app icon design: creative ideas from professional designers

There’s no better platform to get an app icon. With two ways to work, you get the design you want, in the manner that works best for you. No templates. No robots. No frustrating apps. Just a 100% unique app icon.

Run an app icon design contest

Designers from around the world enter your contest by sending you ideas. You give feedback to create the ideal app icon.
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Hire a professional app icon designer

Tell us what you’re looking for and we’ll match you with the perfect design partner. Or, if you’d prefer, browse portfolios and pick your own.
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We’re your creative partner

No matter how you choose to work, rest assured you’re working with the best. All of our designers are hand-vetted and rated, and our team provides 24/7 support.
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The app icon design process

Create a design brief.

1. Describe your perfect app icon

Our creative brief makes it easy to describe your vision for the perfect app icon design and set your budget.

Pick your winning design.

2. Find an amazing design partner

We’ll help you connect with professional designers to bring your vision to life. You’ll collaborate and give feedback to create the ideal app icon.

Get dozens of designs.

3. Get an app icon you love

We’re your creative partner from start to finish. Once you finalize your design, we’ll transfer the copyright and send you the image files.

Recent app icon designs

We’ve been the leader in online graphic design since 2008. Check out our clients who love their app icons:
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Tiply is an online, social media, podcast and video sharing platform aimed at 18 - 30 year old Australians. We explai...
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manager of institutional funds invested in the agricultural sector
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A$399
App that allows parents to order food for their child online Online food ordering for parents and students School cantee
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The product is a windows application for the design of underground drill patterns...
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We're a telecommunication company that specialise in Bundles....
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A software platform to build business applications on that manage, control and share business data.
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Do you have a brand-new idea for what Uber’s new icon should be? 99designs wants to see it!
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ZeroTime is an application that allows individuals and small businesses to record their time for a client and then send
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Established in 2010, Subscribe-HR is the leading provider of codeless Cloud HR Software Australia & New Zealand. You can
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The intention of cultural evolution is to enable individuals, collectives and communities to live their highest potentia
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We sell adjustable massage bed for customers in home. Out target audience are currently people over 45yrs however we ar
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Data Llama is an Open Source software platform that manages metadata about all data assets in an enterprise and creates
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Professional icons, no matter your budget.

We guarantee that you’ll get a great app icon no matter what your budget is. If you hire a designer you can negotiate a budget that works for both you and your designer. If you launch a contest, we offer four fixed-price options. Prices exclude GST.

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Full copyright ownership
Full copyright ownership
Mid & Top Level designers only
Mid & Top Level designers only
Top Level designers only
Top Level designers only
Dedicated manager
Dedicated manager
Prioritized support
Prioritized support

Your burning app icon design FAQs, answered.

Everything you need to move to development. Your app icon design will be uploaded in the correct file formats based on your stated needs. Typically this means a layered RGB Adobe Photoshop or Fireworks PNG file that’s ready to be uploaded.

Since not everyone has the correct design programs to open these files (your developer will), you will also get web preview files in PNG or JPEG file formats.

Plus, you’ll get the full legal copyright, so the design will be all yours.
In a design contest, designers from all over the world submit concepts unique to your brief. You choose finalists, give feedback to hone the designs and ultimately award your favorite app icon as the winner. If ideation and seeing a variety of different design styles is important to you, we’d recommend a design contest.

On the other hand, if you have a clear idea of the style and direction you’d like to take with your app icon, or if you have a more complex design project, it’s best to work directly with a freelance designer.
Lots of ideas! If you’re looking for inspiration, explore 99designs for fantastic examples of icons created by our design community. 

Bring as many specifics as you can, too. Include platform(s), designs you like, brand details, images and any other specifications that would affect your design.

The more you give the designers, the better they can design an app icon for you!
Yes. If you have any specific images (like a logo) that need to be included in your icon design, please submit them to designers with your brief.
Your custom app icon design contest includes one winning icon. If you need a second icon for a different app, you have a few options: you can award multiple winners, run a second contest, or you can start a 1-to-1 Project with your winning designer to create the additional assets.
Absolutely (and we love it when that happens)! When your app icon design contest has finished, you can start a 1-to-1 Project with your winning designer.
On 99designs, designers agree to upload only original artwork, so each designer owns the rights to their design submissions until you choose your contest’s winner. During the design handover stage, the designer agrees to transfer the rights, and you become the owner of the copyright of your winning app icon design.
We guarantee that you’ll get a great app icon at any pricing level, but our higher-priced packages give you more design options and better support.

Here’s how it works: When you pay more, the prize for the winning designer is bigger, too. More experienced designers participate in your contest, so you get more high-quality designs to choose from. More options means additional time that's needed to review your designs. That’s why our Gold and Platinum packages offer dedicated managers to help streamline that process by writing creative briefs and giving your designers feedback.

When selecting your app icon contest package, think about how much time you’ll have and what experience you have writing briefs and working with designers. If you're still unsure, contact us for a design consultation.
Choose “Make your contest private” from the Contest options section before you launch your app icon design contest. This will prohibit designers from using their designs elsewhere, and your contest will be unsearchable on the web.

This will automatically attach a standard NDA template to your contest. If you prefer, you can also upload your own NDA.
We offer a 100% money-back guarantee within 60 days of payment on all App Icon Design Contests, except those with a guaranteed prize and those that have entered the Final Round. You can also call us anytime to help you rewrite your brief, reopen your project to ensure you get a good result and help you pick a winning design. Remember, if we refund your contest, you aren’t legally entitled to use any of the designs submitted to your contest.

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