13th Annual Shorty Awards Categories

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

From the 12th Annual Shorty Awards Best in House & Home

Organizing a home is a lot of work, and it’s not always easy to find inspiration that will help you achieve the perfect look. And if you’re lucky to know exactly how you want your home to look, it’s nearly impossible to know how you can make that look a reality without spending hundreds of thousands of dollars on renovations and redecorations. Enter these nominees, who are here to help offer their advice achieving any kind of desired style by being on the cutting edge of interior design.

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


Bobby Berk
Bobby Berk is "using decor to help change lives." The interior design expert on Netflix’s Queer Eye known for his organization skills and ability to bring out inner beauty within homes, Bobby’s extension of that work offers regular inspiration to the global masses. Sharing notions of essentialism, personal health, lifestyle tips and clever interio…
Farah Merhi
Instagram designer extraordinaire Farah Merhi built an international career out of living her passion. Three semesters away from a law degree, Farah’s nagging unfulfillment with the pursuit and a life-changing "aha" moment inspired Farah to switch up her life path. Taking to Instagram to turn her realized design passion into a personal business, F…
Joanna Gaines
Design queen Joanna Gaines has had a pivotal year. The HGTV Fixer Upper star and "poster girl of perfection" reached a moment of clarity in 2019 in acknowledgment of social media perfectionism negatively ruling her life. Publicly taking a step back from the social media that can "rob us of authentic moments," Joanna and husband Chip wrapped their …
Ryan Serhant
Leading real estate mogul and host of Bravo’s hit show Million Dollar Listing New York Ryan Serhant is finding new dominance in the online sphere. The self-proclaimed "#1 real estate broker. Ever" has over 1M+ followers on Instagram and 650K+ subscribers on his popular YouTube channel. Sharing family adventures, business advice and property tours …
Studio Mcgee
A collaboration of design and business talents by married team Syd and Shea McGee, the duo known for turning dream homes into reality has built a formidable fanbase tuning in for their variety remodel projects. Amassing 1M Instagram followers, 160 YouTube subscribers and industry features in Architectural Digest and Vogue Living, the team has now …


Andre Luis
For Brazilian architect André Luis, Instagram success is literally at his fingertips. Inspired by miniature and modeling since childhood, André has taken his adult professional design, architecture and modeling career to a place of whimsey, impressing his rapidly growing Instagram following of 120K+ followers with his micro HGTV-worthy mock-ups held to his …
Becki Owens
SoCal designer and mother of four, Becki Owens turned her childhood passions into an inspired career. Captivated by color and design from an early age at her dad’s paint store, Becki’s remodeling parents helped influence her own residential design leanings. Finding a portfolio outlet on Instagram, Becki’s "simple, clean, elegant" design aesthetics were quic…
Em Henderson
Designer Emily Henderson is disrupting the notion of perfection in home design. Winner of HGTV’s 2010 Design Star competition, Emily quickly made a name for herself as a formidable talent in the interior design sphere. From her ensuing Secrets From a Stylist multi-season show to a social following with 840K+ Instagram followers, acclaim as Target’s home spo…
Hilton Carter
"Plantfluencer" Hilton Carter has cultivated a celebrity career through the power of greenery. His initial foray into foliage with "Frank" the fiddle-leaf tree as a means to fill apartment space quickly launched a budding interest in plant design. From one tree to 280+ houseplants, Hilton has become a globally-known greenscaper through his breathtaking plan…
Jon Peters
Master craftsman Jon Peters is enlightening YouTube with "inspiration for creative living." A teacher at heart, the professional woodworker, carpenter, painter and all-around handyman launched his YouTube page in the interest of sharing his 25+ years of tricks of the trade with a wide audience. Jon’s accessible teaching style and creative approach has earne…
Robeson Design
Rebecca Robeson is inspiring fans to live their best lives through experiential design. One of YouTube’s most watched interior designers with 115M+ channel views, the San Diego-based designer earned her audience of 1M+ subscribers for her binge-worthy DIY home styling tips. Rebecca’s step-by-step tutelage paired with a touch of sass and beautiful design aes…

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