Let’s give a round of applause to all of our designers Special Database who have participated in our Logo & Hosted Web certification contest and made it to the top 60. Competition was tough, and there were some hard choices as we had 60 top designers that needed to be trimmed down to a list of 10 winners. We’ve included feedback from Jimdo for our Special Database 10 winners – be sure to check them out and keep them in mind when designing your next Jimdo sites :). Without further delay, we present our 10 winners and the top 60 designs from the contest.
*Hint: Click on each image to go to the actual site. 1. maylo_modulus winner-Fleabass Site: fleabass.jimdo.com Designer: maylo_modulus Special Database : Rio de Janeiro Highlights: Beautiful typography, especially with the headings that consistently were used with horizontal lines above and below each one. Great subtle use of the Special Database color red throughout the site. Fantastic photo choices and wonderful layout of every single page. Check out other top designs from the contest that uses the Rio de Janeiro template: 2. Sergii Scrawl winner Special Database-Distillery Site: distillery.jimdo.com Designer: Sergii Scrawl Template: Zurich Highlights: Wonderful background photo choices that were set to display a random one on each page.
Similar drawings and photos were added to Special Database different pages to tie it together. Great use of a custom designed horizontal line. Beautiful spacing and page layouts. Perfect use of columns. Check out other top designs from the contest that uses the Zurich template: 3. nevergohungry Berlin-Nevergohungry copy Site: nevergohungry.jimdo.com Designer: nevergohungry Template: Berlin Highlights: Striking color choices that continue the Special Database theme of the logo throughout the entire website. Excellent font choices continue the playful nature of the logo with the headings and images, but the paragraph text is wisely more simple and readable. Clever use of the background image to offer a discount code.