Finding a Designer, Made Easy

Folyo is a private community of hand-picked designers. Post your project, and you'll receive a shortlist of the best designers for the job.

Read on to find out why Folyo works ↓

“Why is finding the right designer so hard!?”

Ever had that thought? The truth is that looking for a designer sucks. Most of the designers you come across will be:


Every hour spent looking at design portfolios is time that you could be working on your product instead. So why not speed things up a little?

Receive a shortlist of recommended designers…

Give Folyo a try. We’ll send your project to our community of vetted freelance designers, and give you a shortlist of designers who are:


…and we'll help you pick the best

Once you get enough replies, we'll also help suggest the best fit. It's like having a design agency in your corner, but without the hefty commission!

Designers you can trust

Each designer's application to Folyo is individually reviewed, and about 70% of applications are rejected. Here is a small sample of the community's work:

Meet the designers

With over 1000 designers, the Folyo community includes web designers, illustrators, logo designers, and more.


Paddy Donelly

Paddy's work seamlessly weaves illustration and design to create impactful homepages.

Brooke Kao

Los Angeles
Brooke's bold colors and strong shapes give a unique edge to her digital and print work.

Seth Rexilius

Seth specializes in hard-hitting, dynamic work that features photos prominently.

Dash Ponce de Leon

San Francisco
Dash is well-known for his pixel-perfect user interfaces and amazingly realistic icons.

The right skill for the right job

Folyo designers' expertise spans across multiple skillsets, including:

  • Web design
  • UI design
  • Icon design
  • UX design
  • Logo design
  • Mobile design
  • Illustration
  • Packaging design

Here's how Folyo works:

Companies post their project details…

Avatar John C. Client
Hi! Our product, WidgetFindr, lets people rate and compare widgets. We're looking for a great designer to help us redesign our iPhone app. Our budget is $3000, and if things go well we might have more work for you in the future.

…then receive designer replies:

Paddy Paddy
This sounds like a great project! I'm available and I'd love to learn more.
Brooke Brooke
I think I'd be a good fit for this, and the budget looks good. Take a look at my portfolio and let me know what you think.
Dash Dash
I've got a lot of experience designing mobile apps, so this project is right up my alley!

Folyo Guides: helping you pick the right designer for your project

You don't have to be a designer to know how to pick one. Our guides will help you get up to speed and make the right choice.

How To Pick A Great Designer

What to look for when choosing a designer for your project.

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How To Write A Good Job Description

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“Folyo has been an incredibly useful service, literally saving us days of work.”

“We had spent several days looking for a great designer with a track record on Blackberry devices when we found Folyo. In two days we had a dozen offers and quotes from experienced designers.”

“The biggest pain point in our search was finding a designer with experience who was available in our project's timeframe, and that's where Folyo stood out.”

Antoine Martin,

Who else is using Folyo?

Here are some of the companies who found a designer through Folyo:

Try Folyo risk-free with our 120% money-back guarantee

Posting a project on Folyo costs $99. If you can't find a designer, we'll refund you completely and give you a 20% discount on next time!