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The Year's Best Design on Twitter

Design Leaders - The Shorty Awards - The best producers of real-time, short form content on Twitter(You can still submit a vote for fun, but the actual contest is over)

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Winner

The Real-Time Academy of Short Form Arts & Sciences will use a combination of criteria to select the winner from among the finalists, including the number of votes, the reasons given in nominations, answers to the Shorty Interview (which you can still take here) and the content of the finalists' tweets.

1st

Smashing Magazine

Smashing Magazine
Finalist

Vitaly Friedman, editor-in-chief of SmashingMagazine.com and Noupe.com, online magazines dedicated to designers and developers.
Cabañas en Pucon
Cabañas en Pucon I recommend @smashingmag in the Shorty Award category #design because...
ACHOU NA ILHA!
ACHOU NA ILHA! I recommend @smashingmag in the Shorty Award category #design because...
enoma14
enoma14 I recommend @smashingmag in the Shorty Award category #design for their amazing tweets on all things design resources
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200 votes in design

2nd

lasertron

lasertron
Finalist

I'm Princess Lasertron. Bridal designer, blogger, and best friend. INTP. I love discord. I worship fun.
Wordpress Hosts
Wordpress Hosts I recommend @lasertron in the Shorty Award category #design because she creates pieces that have personal meaning. use.
Karen Hartline
Karen Hartline I recommend @lasertron in the Shorty Award category #design because she creates pieces that have personal meaning.
Danielle Hamilton
Danielle Hamilton I recommend @lasertron in the Shorty Award category #design because she SO desrves it!!!
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156 votes in design
1 vote in egocentric
1 vote in brand

3rd

Joshua Davis

Joshua Davis
Finalist

I sell forms and colors for a living.
GarthDB
GarthDB I recommend @JoshuaDavis in the Shorty Award category #design because...
Wordpress Hosts
Wordpress Hosts I recommend @JoshuaDavis in the Shorty Award category #design because his work is simply amazing!
zefko
zefko I recommend @JoshuaDavis in the Shorty Award category #design because his work is simply amazing!
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142 votes in design
3 votes in nonprofit
2 votes in innovation
1 vote in weird

4th

DesignersCouch

DesignersCouch
Finalist

DesignersCouch is a startup group for designers. Membership is based on portfolio. Apply for Membership.
Dennis Kerzig
Dennis Kerzig I recommend @designerscouch in the Shorty Award category #design because...
Magnus Miller Grønli
Magnus Miller Grønli I recommend @designerscouch in the Shorty Award category #design because...
lenkaroman
lenkaroman I recommend @designerscouch in the Shorty Award category #design because it is an amazing community for designers :)
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111 votes in design
5 votes in network
2 votes in networking
1 vote in egocentric
1 vote in sports

5th

CLOCK WORK CROS

CLOCK WORK CROS
Finalist

The Youngest Mayor Of The Lower East Village
Wordpress Hosts
Wordpress Hosts I vote for @BlingCrosby for a Shorty Award in #design because... he's a cool kid with a bright mind.
Warren S. Britt
Warren S. Britt I vote for @BlingCrosby for a Shorty Award in #design because... he's a cool kid with a bright mind.
Clyde Ramos
Clyde Ramos I vote for @BlingCrosby for a Shorty Award in #design because... he is the youngest mayor of this lower east village!
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63 votes in design
1 vote in egocentric
1 vote in art

6th

[PAID_($)_PAUL]

[PAID_($)_PAUL]
Finalist

I've created this space for myself,where everyone wants to see what iD3sign next. If you need anything I'm in the Creative Suite room CS4.
Wordpress Hosts
Wordpress Hosts I recommend @iD3SIGNandCo in the Shorty Award category #design because i want 2 do a photoshoot with their cool clothes
CHRISTINE B - CCB ♥
CHRISTINE B - CCB ♥ I recommend @iD3SIGNandCo in the Shorty Award category #design because... HE IS TALENTED IN THE ARTS!!
DJ POOTIE
DJ POOTIE I recommend @iD3SIGNandCo in the Shorty Award category #design because i want 2 do a photoshoot with their cool clothes
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56 votes in design
1 vote in egocentric

7th

Claudia Leitte

Claudia Leitte

www.claudialeitte.com.br Acesse o site e conheça #FAMO$A, o novo single da cantora.
Gabriela Leitte **
Gabriela Leitte ** I recommend @ClaudiaLeitte in the Shorty Award category #design because...Great Singer in Brazil
Wordpress Hosts
Wordpress Hosts I recommend @ClaudiaLeitte in the Shorty Award category #design because...aDOOOOROOO
Kamilla
Kamilla I recommend @ClaudiaLeitte in the Shorty Award category #design because...aDOOOOROOO
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941 votes in design
830 votes in celebrity
622 votes in customerservice
590 votes in music
128 votes in humor

8th

COLOURlovers

COLOURlovers

Color + Design Community | Creator of the Twitter Profile designer www.Themeleon.com
Mathias
Mathias I nominate @COLOURlovers for a Shorty Award in #design because... it is the best!
Anjali Benawra
Anjali Benawra I nominate @COLOURlovers for a Shorty Award in #design because of the fabulous concept and variety in twitter designs.
Michael Davis
Michael Davis RT @Grendyl: I nominate @COLOURlovers for Shorty Award in #design --the themelon will decorate wishes of the active lovers' theme. http: ...
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276 votes in design
800 votes in apps
1 vote in weird
1 vote in food
1 vote in art

9th

TreeHugger.com

TreeHugger.com

Links, Ideas and Conversation from the TreeHugger hive mind, the latest in modern green.
Michael Davis
Michael Davis RT @LaughingRaccoon: I vote for @TreeHugger for a Shorty Award in #design because...it aint easy bein green...but they make it easier http:/
Phyllis
Phyllis I vote for @TreeHugger for a Shorty Award in #design because...it aint easy bein green...but they make it easier
Deborah Merriam
Deborah Merriam I nominate @TreeHugger for a Shorty Award in #design because their coverage of sustainable design is unparalleled.
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23 votes in design
8 votes in green
6 votes in education
1 vote in ecomonday
1 vote in sustainability

10th

Design Vetica

Design Vetica

A Vancouver based interactive agency dedicated to web design and media production
jgouth
jgouth I nominate @DesignVetica for a Shorty Award in #design because they are awesome!
Brian Wong
Brian Wong I nominate @DesignVetica for a Shorty Award in #design because they rock.
Gibson Lin
Gibson Lin I nominate @DesignVetica for a Shorty Award in #design because they build quality website at a reasonable cost. Great !
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23 votes in design
1 vote in egocentric

11th

I Make My Case
lizcahill
lizcahill I nominate @IMakeMyCase for a Shorty Award in #design because it's the coolest iphone case out there!
Anthony Yankovic
Anthony Yankovic RT @nopattern: Help @IMakeMyCase win a Shorty Award in #design because it's simply a ton of fun and full of amazing talent http://bit.ly ...
mshackleford
mshackleford if u like @IMakeMyCase PLS go to http://www.ilounge... & vote it 2 win best in show! thank you! PLS RT! also shorty award #design
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36 votes in design
1 vote in apps
1 vote in innovation

12th

Murilo Ribeiro

Murilo Ribeiro

Discretamente eu mesmo!!
Gleysson & Bárbara
Gleysson & Bárbara I nominate @murilo_ribeiro for a Shorty Award in #design because is the best brasilian twitter
New Age Tokyo
New Age Tokyo I nominate @murilo_ribeiro for a Shorty Award in #design because... dar um votim
Kamilla Braga
Kamilla Braga I nominate @murilo_ribeiro for a Shorty Award in #design because is the best brasilian twitter !
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30 votes in design
1 vote in egocentric

13th

Dean Johnson

Dean Johnson

Design isn't a job, it's a way of life! (Not forgetting cars, gadgets and family)
Brandwidth
Brandwidth I vote for @activrightbrain for a Shorty Award in #design because... he believes design is for life, not just for Xmas
Nathalie Prince
Nathalie Prince I vote for @activrightbrain for a Shorty Award in #design because of his dedication to design and innovation.
Dean Johnson
Dean Johnson I vote for @activrightbrain for a Shorty Award in #design because... I'm intrigued to see if this vote counts
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18 votes in design
4 votes in music
2 votes in news
1 vote in apps
1 vote in food

14th

jackie bieber

jackie bieber

@JustinBieber followed me on Nov. 14th at 11:23am !;D i saw him on 11/15 at GMA! ;D i won Caitlin's contest & she tweeted me 6x! ;D + more
Tara Leal
Tara Leal I nominate @TheTopBeliebers for a Shorty Award in #design because her backgrounds are amazing!
shelby sugui
shelby sugui I nominate @TheTopBeliebers for a Shorty Award in #design because of her cool BGs!
Tiare A
Tiare A I nominate @TheTopBeliebers for a Shorty Award in #design because...THEIR AWESOME,INCREDIBLE,AMAZING!
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19 votes in design
1 vote in egocentric
1 vote in music
1 vote in news

15th

Dave Brown

Dave Brown

Sometimes a Gorilla, Sometimes a Pencil, sometimes a DJ, sometimes a Designer, occasionally a Photographer, once was a Naan bread.
Dani
Dani I nominate @Jimmylazers for a Shorty Award in #design because he shares what he sees!
Leslie Devonshire
Leslie Devonshire I nominate @Jimmylazers for a Shorty Award in #design because of his amazing work on The Mighty & Pocket Book of Boosh!
Ashley Wilson
Ashley Wilson I nominate @Jimmylazers for a Shorty Award in #design because... his designs are unique & he makes the mudane beautiful
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18 votes in design
5 votes in art
5 votes in humor
1 vote in culturalinstitution
1 vote in mightyboosh

16th

Assuntos Criativos

Assuntos Criativos

publicidade, design, ilustração e outros meios criativos
Bruno Pimentel
Bruno Pimentel I recommend @acriativos in the Shorty Award category #design because...
Alessandra
Alessandra I recommend @acriativos in the Shorty Award category #design because é muito bem atualizado e traz assuntos muito inte
ಌ Aℓιиє ಌ
ಌ Aℓιиє ಌ I recommend @acriativos in the Shorty Award category #design because...
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41 votes in design
2 votes in criativo
1 vote in egocentric

17th

Agimat Comics

Agimat Comics

U love comics, anime, manga? Follow us, you're in for a sweet tweet. Our newest title Shadow Candy is about ninjas, robots and more, updated once a week.
Vencel Angelo
Vencel Angelo I nominate @agimatcomics for a Shorty Award in #design because...they make the world colorful with their works!
POWapp
POWapp I nominate @agimatcomics for a Shorty Award in #design because SHADOW CANDY ninjas rock!
Michael Davis
Michael Davis RT @flowersophy: I nominate @agimatcomics for a Shorty Award in #design because... they draw good stuff!
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19 votes in design
1 vote in egocentric

18th

Ivete Sangalo

Ivete Sangalo

Twitter Oficial da cantora brasileira Ivete Sangalo. Twitter atualizado pela própria Ivete e pela equipe do seu site.
KauanaOliveira
KauanaOliveira I recommend @ivetesangalo in the Shorty Award category #design because...charismatic and beautiful!
roseni
roseni I recommend @ivetesangalo in the Shorty Award category #design because...
Marcos Roberto
Marcos Roberto I vote for @ivetesangalo for a Shorty Award in #design because...
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555 votes in design
2,077 votes in music
2,036 votes in celebrity
549 votes in customerservice
76 votes in food

19th

Jaclyn Smith

Jaclyn Smith

Actress, Designer, Entrepreneur and Mom. on family ...That's truly where my heart lies.
Michael Davis
Michael Davis RT @Packy761: I vote for @realjaclynsmith for a Shorty Award in #design because the others are a joke! Amazing what design means! http://bit
Cathy Swango
Cathy Swango I vote for @realjaclynsmith for a Shorty Award in #design because the others are a joke! Amazing what design means!
Kendra Cambra
Kendra Cambra I nominate @realjaclynsmith for a Shorty Award in #design because...she is a wonderful designer and person!
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19 votes in design
3 votes in celebrity
1 vote in food
1 vote in creativity

20th

Taz Thornton

Taz Thornton

Editor of Tweeting Times - THE original multi-media magazine for tweeps, by tweeps and featuring tweeps.
Chris J Habbishow
Chris J Habbishow I nominate @TweetingTimesEd for a Shorty Award in #design because she deserves to be number one.
Josie Simm
Josie Simm I nominate @tweetingtimesEd for a Shorty Award in #design because...
Nancy Scott
Nancy Scott #shortyawards @tweetingtimesed #design because #TweetingTimes is a great idea!
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15 votes in design
1 vote in apps
1 vote in advertising
1 vote in tweetingtimes
1 vote in egocentric