Best Design Websites

Each year the Web Marketing Association names the Best Design web site as part of the annual WebAward Competition.  Since 1997, the WebAwards are recognized as the premier industry based Website Award program in the world.

Here is your chance to stand out from your competitors and win the recognition you deserve while receiving valuable independent feedback on your development efforts.

Best Design websites are selected by judges who review the entered websites using the seven criteria below:

Hounder Website Design
2023 Best Design Site
Hounder Website Design
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2023 WebAward Trophy
  • Design
  • Ease of use
  • Copywriting
  • Interactivity
  • Use of technology
  • Innovation
  • Content


As a participant, you will receive:

  • An independent evaluation of your Design Website by independent expert judges
  • Valuable feedback to help Benchmark your efforts against other Design industry websites.


If your site wins recognition with the Design WebAward, you will also get:  

  • A beautiful statue or certificate of achievement to display proudly
  • Higher visibility for your company
  • A great marketing opportunity to promote your site to the media
  • Links to your site from the highly ranked WebAward site to help SEO
  • The admiration of peers, friends and co-workers – maybe even a raise!
  • A personal achievement for your resume

Each year the Web Marketing Association's WebAward Competition names the Best Design web site.  Best websites are selected by judging the entered websites using seven criteria - design, ease of use, copywriting, interactivity, use of technology, innovation and content.  Websites not selected as best Design website are also eligible for an Outstanding Website Award or a Standard of Excellence Award.

Setting Design Trends and making Design News

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Entering the WebAwards can help keep you up on Design Trends by showing you how other Design websites compare to the WebAward standards. You also can make Design news if you have the Best Design website. Design news letters will want to cover you win bringing you additional visibility within your industry.

The 2023 WebAward competition has ended. Please add your name to our mailing list to be notified about WebAward 2024.


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Here are the past Best Design WebAward winners:

Year  Winner Site Name
2023 Hounder Hounder Website Design
2022 Tenson AB, Thomas Nord Creative Director & Head of Design.
2021 Rare Bird, Inc. Mayer Fabrics
2020 Logitech Start A Following
2019 Ideas On Purpose Ideas On Purpose Website
2018 Websolute S.p.A. Giorgetti
2016 Torchbox Museum of London
2015 High Country Rugs 3D Custom Design Studio Software System
2014 Ideas On Purpose United Technologies Corporation Web Site
2013 SapientNitro Redesign
2012 Valtech Normann Copenhagen
2011 Activeark
2010 H2O Associates Tom Hoch Design Web site
2009 Tribal DDB Worldwide
 Warehouse 13
2008 Azavar Technologies Corporation Justyna Collections Catalog
2007 Walt Disney Internet Group / Disney XD
2006 Publicis Net Experience Wonder You
2005 R/GA Nokia Nseries Sitelet
2004 Gigapixel Creative, Inc. Gigapixel Creative, Inc.
2003 Arnold Worldwide The Touareg

*some URLs may no longer be valid, especially for older WebAward winners.

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