Markgreenman needed a new merchandise design and created a contest on 99designs.
A winner was selected from 56 designs submitted by 24 freelance designers.
Gearward is a company that designs gadgets and gear for the Every Day Carry, Military, and Survival markets. Basically guys who are into pocket knives, flashlights, keychains, guns, etc.
Here is the website to give you a better idea:
What you are designing is a small text logo that will be laser etched onto the blade of a compact knife:
Made in Japan
The dimensions of the text will be pretty compact - 10mm wide by 6mm high.
I'm looking for something that is easy to read, and looks good, while fitting within this very small format.
We saved a spot for your merchandise contest.