3rd Annual Shorty Social Good Awards Categories


See below for official categories. The final entry deadline is September 20th, 2018.

The 11th Annual Shorty Awards will open for entries on October 22nd, 2018.

From the 10th Annual Shorty Awards Best in House & Home

Houses and homes can have a lot of character, revealing the tastes, interests and history of the people living inside them. There’s so much to consider, from furniture, to color scheme, to layout, to name a few. Well, these experts help those who might be a little lost by offering their own advice. These nominees have proven time and time again they have a keen eye for style and interior decoration.

Finalists

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Andy & Candis Meredith
The stars of HGTV’s Old Home Love, Andy and Candis Meredith are dedicated to restoring historic houses to their former glory while making them comfortable living spaces for families. With six boys and one girl running around, they know their fair share about how to use space wisely. But this year they called on Facebook fans to help them, launch...
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Château de Gudanes
When their daughter decided to study abroad in France for a month, Australians Karina and Craig Waters had no idea that they would fall in love with the country themselves. Nor could they have imagined that they would end up owning and restoring an 18th-century Château on the edge of the Pyrénées. Now open to the public, the couple documented th...
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I Have This Thing With Floors
Floors can be underrated. We walk all over them, but rarely stop to look at what’s going on beneath our feet. Instagram’s @ihavethisthingwithfloors is here to change all that. The account, which posts one picture of a beautiful floor each day, was started by three friends in Amsterdam who all love floors. Inviting their nearly 850K followers to ...
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Kelly Wearstler
Los Angeles decor guru Kelly Wearstler is something of a rock star in the world of interior design. With a showroom on Melrose Avenue in the heart of trendy West Hollywood and A-list clientele clamoring for her services, it’s no wonder she once again found herself named to the Architectural Digest AD100 in 2018, joining only the most elite names...

Nominees

Brady Tolbert
Los Angeles has no shortage of beautiful buildings, both old and new. But those who want to make the decor match the building’s character look no further than interior designer Brady Tolbert. Whether pieces are shabby chic or mid-century modern, Brady has an eye for arranging them perfectly in a room. He posts his completed rooms on Instagram, with his fo...
Dabito
Some people just have a knack for lighting, staging, and composition. Some become photographers. Some become interior designers. But some—like Dabito, the creator of the blog Old Brand New—become both. While working as a designer in Los Angeles, Dabito began to blog about his adventures thrifting at shops around the city, finding incredible pieces to fill...
Emily Henderson
Blogger and stylist Emily Henderson knows how to assemble an incredible room at an incredible price. Working with Target as a Home Style Expert, she often features the store’s collections in her own room makeovers. But she’s also a big fan of flea markets and thrift stores, relying on worn leather and aged wood to achieve looks that feel at once completel...
Mandi Gubler
Mandi Gubler is the “Fearless DIYer” behind Vintage Revivals. What began as a way to show off her thrift store furniture refinishing projects morphed into a popular blog and Instagram page, where she now overhauls interiors and posts her transformative room reveals for 90K+ followers. In 2017, Mandi and her husband Court took on a full-on building restora...
Sherry & John Petersik
It’s been ten years since Sherry and John Petersik started their home renovation blog, Young House Love. Since then, they’ve overhauled two homes and moved into a third that they’re working on while also restoring two beach houses! It’s hard to know how they find time to keep up the wildly successful blog and curate picture-perfect scenes for 210K+ Instag...
Tessa Neustadt
Photographer, designer, and stylist Tessa Neustadt has an eye for interiors. In fact, her work regularly shows up in the social and blog posts of other interior designers. You may have seen her photography in any number of Architectural Digest articles—many that get reposted—or in collaborations with her friend (and fellow Shorty Awards nominee) Emily Hen...

About the Shorty Awards

The Shorty Awards honor the best of social media.

Millions of people participate in The Shortys to recognize individuals and organizations producing great content on Twitter, Facebook, Tumblr, YouTube, Snapchat, Instagram, Twitch, Musical.ly, and the rest of the social web.

The Shorty Social Good Awards will be held November 15, 2018 in New York City