Web design awards

By | 16 April 2018

Every great job should be recognized and celebrated, not just by clients but by other people as well. A web designer who has created something impressive deserves to be given a big applause.

An award is not just a great way to say well done to someone who has done well, it is also a means to bring recognition and grant access to the industry to those who deserve it.

Getting an award from for your efforts opens you up to a world of opportunities especially when the award is coming from a reputable group or organization.

CSS design awards

This award is targeted at recognizing outstanding designers, studios, freelancers, and agencies in various categories from innovative development to UI and UX. Judged by a team of industry giants, the award is up voted by members of the public.

There is a daily monthly and yearly award and interested individuals or agencies can enter into the competition with $39 for each site submission.


A panel of high-profile industry experts and an active user base judges who deserve to be called the best from the list of excellent sole web designers and agencies that enter in for the award.

Awwwards offer year-round submission of application at a fee of $55 for non members or a membership registration fee of $165 which comes with free submission.

D&AD Professional Awards

This award which began as a celebration of key players in the design and creative communication industry rewards creativity and innovation in the design industry. The award recognizes designers in various niches of the industry.

The Shopify commerce awards

This award recognizes visionaries that are playing an active role in revolutionizing online commerce. The Shopify awards honor excellence in the fields of design, marketing, UX/UI and app development to be judged by an array of prominent judges. Entry and submission for the award are completely free.

Apple design awards

The apple design awards Reward excellence in innovation, technology, and design of apps listed on the apple store. Unlike other types of awards, there is no need for submission as apps that fulfill the required criteria are selected from the Apple platform directly.

CSS Winner awards

This focuses the spotlight on unique and outstanding web designers and web developers on the web. The award is scored based 80% on the judge’s score and 20% of the viewer’s votes.

The submissions that score very high based on this system are given daily and monthly awards.