Post Tagged with: "pixish"


Pixish gets a new more palettable coat of paint

    February 21, 2008 at 4:43 pm in design

At least now Derek is being clear about the purpose and mission of Pixish. He has come out to say that it is basically a contest site. In which case, it’s not a whole lot different than the design contest sites DesignOutpost and 99designs. Some people feel that design/photo/etc. contests are just spec work in a friendly disguise; however, I’m […]


Pixish is for spec work on pictures but not design?

    February 13, 2008 at 12:15 am in design

Derek Powazek has probably been quite busy today reading all the commentary on his new endeavor Pixish. He already posted one response earlier today which I critiqued in a post of my own. Also, he has just recently posted another statement. In his latest response, he states: Pixish will no longer accept assignments for design work. That means no logos, […]


How to fix the broken business model of Pixish

    February 12, 2008 at 8:10 pm in design

In my last post, I complained about how broken the entire web2.0 spec work business model of Pixish was. And I stated how inadequate Derek Powazek’s response was to this critisim. In this post, I’m gonna offer a couple of ideas on how to change it for the better. Actually, I’m just gonna offer one idea — it’s simple really: […]


Pixish, web2.0 spec work

    February 12, 2008 at 4:30 pm in design

Some of you may have read about the Derek Powazek’s launch of Pixish. What is Pixish you might ask? Well according to the site pixish works as follows. 1. Create an Assignment. Ask for what you want. 2. Get Submissions. People create and submit their work. 3. Peer Review. Community voting helps find the best. 4. Pick Winners. Select your […]