The year's best producers of short* design content

*140 characters or less, on Twitter

The Shorty Awards honors the year's best content producers on Twitter.

The first annual Shorty Awards Ceremony was held on February 11, 2009. Read what the press had to say about it and watch video from the night. Get news about next year's awards and who to follow on Twitter by joining the email list, subscribing to the blog, or following @ShortyNews on Twitter.

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Shorty Awards Design Winners and Finalists

There were 5 finalists in this category.

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Top nominees in design

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yiyinglu

@yiyinglu

I vote for @yiyinglu in the Shorty Awards Finals for #design because i ⥠(__-){ (even though the fail annoys me!)

I vote for @yiyinglu in the Shorty Awards Finals for #design because i ⥠(__-){ (even though the fail annoys me!)

I vote for @yiyinglu in the Shorty Awards Finals for #Design because she had a fail whale tell me to do so

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firstdogonmoon

@firstdogonmoon

I vote for @firstdogonmoon in the Shorty Awards Finals for #design because - why not , he's bob vivant, me too

I vote for @firstdogonmoon in the Shorty Awards Finals for #design because I still /really/ like my avatar

I vote for @firstdogonmoon in the Shorty Awards Finals for #design because... i like.

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zeldman

@zeldman

I vote for @zeldman in the Shorty Awards Finals for #design because he's an O.W., Original Webstah.

I vote for @zeldman in the Shorty Awards Finals for #design because Zeldman is one of the best

I vote for @zeldman in the Shorty Awards Finals for #design because... blue beanies ROCK!

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hughbriss

@hughbriss

I vote for @hughbriss in the Shorty Awards Finals for #design because he hooked me and my friend up with great designs

I vote for @hughbriss in the Shorty Awards Finals for #design because he posts relavent links

Many of the gorgeous Twitter backgrounds are designed by @hughbriss so give him your vote in the #design @ShortyAwards while you're at it!

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andyjacobson

@andyjacobson

I vote for @andyjacobson in the Shorty Awards Finals for #design because i want him to go to the shortyawards : ) !!!

I vote for @andyjacobson in the Shorty Awards Finals for #design because he's so sexy.

I vote for @andyjacobson in the Shorty Awards Finals for #design because he is an awesome designer. Duh.

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mayhemstudios

@mayhemstudios

I recommend @mayhemstudios in the Shorty Award category #design because he is very creative.. produces award winning work

I nominate @mayhemstudios for a Shorty Award in #design because he offers helpful links and ideas for Designers.

I nominate @mayhemstudios for a Shorty Award in #design because...very generous & kicks ass

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adellecharles

@adellecharles

@shortyaward I nominate @adellecharles for a Shorty Award in #design because she the best designer of twitterville.

I nominate @adellecharles for a Shorty Award in #design because she's been a great contact to have on twitter.

I nominate @adellecharles in category #design because she is always willing to help out other people

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kqeda

@kqeda

I nominate @kqeda for a Shorty Award in #design because he's an awesome designer. You should hire him.

I nominate @kqeda in category #design because he seems nicer than me.

I nominate @kqeda in category #design because he is the definition of epic.

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JoshuaDavis

@JoshuaDavis

I nominate @JoshuaDavis for a Shorty Award in #design because...he's brutally awesome!!

I nominate @JoshuaDavis for a Shorty Award in #design because...

I nominate @JoshuaDavis for a Shorty Award in #design because he's for reals waaaaay shorter than that @Zeldman guy.

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mossiwo

@mossiwo

I nominate @mossiwo for a Shorty Award in #design because he is a Design Ninja ...

I nominate @mossiwo for a Shorty Award in #design because he is a Design Ninja

I nominate @mossiwo for a Shorty Award in #design because he is a Design Ninja

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StephenTiano

@StephenTiano

I recommend @StephenTiano in the Shorty Award category #design because...he knows the world of book design.

I nominate @StephenTiano for a Shorty Award in #design because of his frequent interesting tweets and his dedication to design

I nominate @StephenTiano for a Shorty Award in #design because he's an great designer! http://shortyawards.com/category/design

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designsobriety

@designsobriety

I nominate @designsobriety for #design

I nominate @designsobriety for a Shorty Award in #design because they keep me sober, which is a good thingâ¦I guess.

I nominate @designsobriety for a Shorty Award in #design because they provide my daily injection of design goodness.

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imjustcreative

@imjustcreative

I nominate @imjustcreative for a Shorty Award in #design because his WAJC web site is a great clearing house for creatives.

I nominate @imjustcreative for a Shorty Award in #design because...he's a great designer!

I nominate @imjustcreative for a Shorty Award in #design because he totally deserves it!

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artbyskym

@artbyskym

I nominate @artbyskym for a Shorty Award in #art because she does the kind of art I can't begin to do

I nominate @artbyskym for a Shorty Award in #chatterbox because anyone that can tweet 5K per month is a chatterbox!!

I nominate @artbyskym for a Shorty Award in #personal because she is a sweet, caring person.

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viscape

@viscape

I nominate @viscape for a Shorty Award in #startups because @JessNunemaker seems pretty excited about it.

I nominate @viscape for a Shorty Award in #humor because they have the rare ability to truly have fun while building a company

I nominate @viscape for a Shorty Award in #startups because they have taken the leap of faith to start a cool company.

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studionashvegas

@studionashvegas

I nominate @studionashvegas for a Shorty Award in #wordpress because he keeps on top of all the latest revisions and tools.

I nominate @studionashvegas for a Shorty Award in #design because he's one of the most dedicated designers I know.

I nominate @studionashvegas for a Shorty Award in #design because he's one of the most helpful designers on the web.

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abduzeedo

@abduzeedo

I nominate @abduzeedo for a shorty in #design for his awesomest design

I nominate @abduzeedo for a Shorty Award in #design because it's the best design-related blog I've ever read.

I nominate @abduzeedo for a Shorty Award in #design because I'm always learning while working with him!

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kathrynaustin

@kathrynaustin

@shortyaward I nominate @kathrynaustin for a Shorty Award in #design because she has the greatest portfolio.

I nominate @kathrynaustin in #design cuz I've seen her in action - conceptualizing, making blah things beautiful. STUNNING!

I nominate @kathrynaustin for a Shorty Award in #design because I said she should win an award for tweeting & voila! :)

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jophillips

@jophillips

I nominate @jophillips for a Shorty Award in #design cause life's boring without designers.

I nominate @jophillips for a Shorty Award in #design because he's a kick-ass designer! :)

Hello Friends, please nominate our friend @jophillips for #design at: http://www.shortyawards.com/category/design

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natashawescoat

@natashawescoat

@natashawescoat thanks, the talented @wmmarc took it. Give him a @shortyawards vote in #photography!

I recommend @natashawescoat in the Shorty Award category #Art because Natasha's work is beautiful.

I nominate @natashawescoat for a Shorty Award in #art because...i like what i see..

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behoff

@behoff

@shortyaward I nominate @behoff for a Shorty Award in #design because his blog is excellent.

I nominate @behoff 4 a Shorty Award in #design & #education for design/creative blog, The Design Cubicle - http://is.gd/bP

@shortyawards @behoff = Shorty Award FTW for #design cause he blogs some great tips and works hard to build up the design community

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bookcoverdesign

@bookcoverdesign

I nominate @bookcoverdesign for a Shorty Award in #design because she offered great advice re http://www.profitpuzzle.com

I nominate @bookcoverdesign for a Shorty Award in #design because she knows what she is doing!

I nominate @bookcoverdesign for a Shorty Award in #design because we designers need to stick together and win!

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lovehasnologic

@lovehasnologic

I nominate @lovehasnologic for a Shorty Award in #design because...well have you seen the sites he designs? GREAT!

I nominate @lovehasnologic for a Shorty Award in #design because he's got web print down to a science great customer service

I nominate @lovehasnologic for a Shorty Award in #design because he is - literally - some sort of crazy designing genius.

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sharebrain

@sharebrain

I nominate @sharebrain for a Shorty Award in #design cause sharebrain is one of the greatest webdesign resource site i eve ...

I nominate @sharebrain for a Shorty Award in #design BC it is a great webdesign resource that should be awarded! PLZ RT

I nominate @sharebrain for a Shorty Award in #design BC it is a great webdesign resource that should be awarded!

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whitneyhess

@whitneyhess

I recommend @whitneyhess in the Shorty Award category #design because she is a user experience rockstar

@shortyawards nominate @whitneyhess for co-founding outer-borough eating and being a great community leader #food #community #socialmedia

I nominate @whitneyhess for a Shorty Award in #food because of the outerborough eating club

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