Minted (http://www.minted.com), the global design community and e-commerce site, today announced the winners of its Joy to the World holiday card design challenge. The designs, which are crowdsourced from Minted’s global community of independent artists, will reach millions of homes this holiday season. The indie artists behind the designs earn a cash prize and a commission on sales of their designs.
Consumers cast a record-setting 933,000 votes to select the winning designs. Independent artists from around the world submitted more than 2,600 entries in Minted’s most competitive design challenge ever. The first prize of $7,000 – the largest individual cash prize in Minted’s history – was awarded to Angela Marzuki of Wilmington, NC for her design “Be Merry Berries.” Marzuki’s design received the highest scores as voted upon by consumers and her fellow designers. The winning design – features illustrated berries, ribbon, a subtle texture, and the phrase “Be Merry.”
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