12th Annual Shorty Awards Categories

The final deadline to vote for your favorite nominee or to enter your brand or organization was on Thursday, February 20th, 2020.


Honoring the most notable and viral influencers and creators from 2020. See below for official categories.

Brands & Organizations

The Shorty Awards honor the talented agencies, brands, and industry leaders behind the best and most innovative work on social media channels, campaigns, websites and applications.

From the 11th Annual Shorty Awards Best in House & Home

Organizing and setting up one’s dream houses and homes can be a frustrating task. While many want to achieve a certain look or aesthetic, it’s not always clear what the best way to make that dream a reality is. These experts are here to help, offering an array of advice on how to achieve any kind of desired style. These nominees are continually on the cutting edge of interior design, redefining the ways people attempt to redo their homes, and sharing it via social.

If you are a brand or agency working in this space, consider entering our Best in Home and Decor category.


Drew Scott @lonefoxhome
Few people do modern minimalism quite like Drew Scott, who created Lone Fox Home to bring “your daily dose of DIY.” A curator of contemporary casual style, Drew does something wonderful for people seeking elegant and chic inspiration. With a distinctive sense of personality and style, Drew hosts 120K+ subscribers on YouTube, where he shows his dev…
Hermione Chantal
“Life as a millennial isn’t easy”, writes Hermione Chantal, who believes everyone can still live a fun, vibrant, and crafty DIY inspired life without breaking the bank. Her popular YouTube channel, which currently boasts nearly 400K subscribers, shows the world how, teaching her audience how to renovate and innovate any room with style. Her blog t…
Kim + Scott @yellowbrickhome
The renovation wizards behind the fabulous Yellow Brick Home blog, Kim and Scott are a couple who lend inspiration to the blank canvas of their homes. Since launching their blog, the happy couple have lived in a condo, a house, and as recently as late 2017, a home in Michigan they’ve dubbed the “treehouse,” leading to Domino declaring them “Modern…
Sophie Hinchliffe
If you’re looking to install fun, vibrance and energy into your home, then Sophie Hinchliffe is the interior decorator for you. Working under the name Mrs. Hinch, Sophie uses her Instagram to share vital cleaning tips that will get your home sparkling and cleaner than you ever thought imaginable. All with a special splash of unique and quirky pers…
Terrible Floor Plans
So much of the internet is dedicated to bringing millions of people useful DIY tips and interior design advice that will makes people want to redesign their home ASAP. The folks at Terrible Floor Plans wanted to take the exact opposite approach, creating an Instagram feed that highlights architectural blueprints of houses that are simply awful to …


Brian Patrick Flynn
Self taught interior designer Brian Patrick Flynn is a rising star of home decorating, brightening up houses homes and Instagram feeds all over the world. Originally from Atlanta, his 105K+ Instagram followers enjoy an aesthetic heavily inspired by a life changing trip he took to Iceland, where he absorbed a Nordic flavor that influences his style. He recen…
Corey Damen Jenkins
Featured everywhere from HGTV to the Wall Street Journal and beyond, Corey Damen Jenkins is a star in the “New Trad” world of interior design. By elegantly combining mid-century and antique inspirations, he creates a look that is has deep roots drawing upon his upbringing in Detroit and his background in historic preservation. Corey enjoyed an exciting 2018…
Judy Aldridge @atlantishome
Queen thrifter and boho influencer extraordinaire Judy Aldridge had a maximalist kind of year in 2018 to perfectly complement her aesthetic. Throwing “less is more” completely by the wayside, her designs are lively and engaging, with artwork and patterned tapestries paired with vintage furniture to create a comfortable and unique look. This year, she took o…
Justina Blakeney
An LA based designer whose influence has played an instrumental role in popularizing the boho style, Justina Blakeney has inspired hundreds of her fans with her Jungalow blog and her social media presence. With 340K+ followers, her Instagram account shows off her stylish looks providing her fans with a delicious taste of her life behind the curtain, giving …
Nicole White @livelaughdecorate
A decorator with a clean aesthetic, Nicole White has found her recipe for the good life: live, laugh and decorate. Delighting her 13K+ Instagram followers with a glimpse into her creative process, and exclusive glimpses into her life, her account is the perfect mix between chic and modern design inspirations with a look at how she balances her professional …
Sarah Sherman Samuel
A color and patterning expert at heart, Sarah Sherman Samuel’s personal sense of aesthetic is perfectly suited for your Instagram feed. With soft colors and her ability to make any setting feel cozy, her marvelous curation uses a wonderful combination of patterning and minimal tones paired with soothing colors and classic touches. Her impeccable taste even …

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, YouTube, Instagram, Twitch, TikTok, and the rest of the social web.

the 12th annual shorty awards will take place on may 3rd.