Tattoo design contests: creative ideas from professional designers

There’s no better way to design a tattoo. Multiple designers will send you tons of ideas for your tattoo, and you’ll choose your favorite. No templates. No robots. No frustrating apps. Just a 100% unique tattoo.

Completely custom tattoo design

We don’t do generic, templated design. With 99designs, you’ll get a bespoke tattoo that looks totally different than anyone else's.
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Expert tattoo designers

All of our designers are hand-vetted and rated for their quality, so you’ll know you’re working with the best.
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Money-back guarantee

We’re your creative partner from start to finish. We offer free design consultations and 24/7 customer support. Still don’t like your tattoo design? Get your money back.
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How a tattoo design contest works

Create a design brief.

1. Describe your perfect tattoo

Our interactive creative brief makes it simple to describe your design needs and set your budget.

Pick your winning design.

2. Get dozens of tattoo design ideas

Professional designers from all over the world enter your contest by sending you concepts. You’ll collaborate and give feedback to create the ideal tattoo.

Get dozens of designs.

3. Pick a winning tattoo

You’ll have seven days to work with designers. Then, you’ll select your favorite tattoo design and we’ll transfer the copyright and send you the final files.

Ankles to biceps, tribal to watercolor, our designers do it all

We’ve been the leader in online graphic design since 2008. Check out our clients who love their tattoos.
US$859
Adventure and challenge
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US$1,199
Want words....Mirth, Mayhem, Mischief....In Gaelic with the date 12/18/17. The Tattoo is in memory of my Dad. Subtle ref
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US$299
I'm the founder of GruffyGoat.com, a boutique web design and development agency based in Greenville, SC.
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US$799
This tattoo design is going to be a family crest.
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US$499
Myself
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US$499
Seeing a tattoo design based off of MC Escher's Knights drawing.
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US$499
I have a tattoo appointment on August 5th 2020. My favorite artist is Gustave Dore, and I would like to get a full arm s
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US$799
I am a male.
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US$299
This is a personal project
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US$299
Self
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US$1,199
tattoo
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Professional tattoo design, no matter your budget

We guarantee that you’ll get a great tattoos no matter what your budget is. Our higher-priced packages offer more experienced designers and more hands-on support.

Bronze
US$299
Silver
US$499
Gold
US$799
Platinum
US$1,199
Design concepts (approx.)
Design concepts (approx.)
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100% money-back guarantee
100% money-back guarantee
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

Tattoo design FAQs

99designs is the most trusted source for graphic design online. We invented design contests and have been growing and improving our platform ever since. We offer:

    * Professional designers that are hand-vetted for quality
    * Collaboration tools that make the design process easy
    * Safe payment options for clients and designers

We promise you’ll get a completely custom design you’ll love, or we’ll give you your money back.
At 99designs, we’re dedicated to building the world’s largest community of talented, professional designers. Every designer must apply and be accepted to work on our platform. Designer applications are reviewed by human design experts, and accepted designers are classified as either Top, Mid or Entry-Level. At 99designs you can feel assured you’re working with an expert.
Yes. We offer a 100% money-back guarantee within 60 days of payment on all Design Contests, except those with a guaranteed designer 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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Questions? Our kind, happy and humble customer support team would love to hear from you.