Project6 Design Inc. Takes Home the Gold with Its Website Design for the National Sleep Foundation

The award-winning design firm was honored with the highest distinction—Excellence in nonprofit web design—at the 2019 Communicator Awards.

The Academy of Interactive and Visual Arts has announced its selections for the 25th annual Communicator Awards. With a pool of over 6,000 applicants worldwide, the Communicator Awards is the largest and most competitive awards program currently honoring creative excellence for communications professionals.

Project6 was the recipient of four awards, including the competition’s highest honor, the Award of Excellence, for its work on the National Sleep Foundation’s site redesignwithin the Nonprofit Web Design category. This distinction places Project6 in an echelon of web design that includes ESPN Films, Forbes Media, PepsiCo, WWE, and other industry leaders, all of whom were also awarded this honor.

“It’s been tremendously exciting to see Project6’s name highlighted among such iconic companies,” says Project6 Co-Founder and President Esten Sesto. “Receiving the Communicator Awards’ highest level of recognition is just one more way we’re distinguishing ourselves as world-class designers and web developers. We’re committed to always delivering the best website design, but when working with a nonprofit like the National Sleep Foundation, the work feels even more important—because we understand the tangible effect this site will have on the public. Sleep is fundamental to all of us, and the education that the National Sleep Foundation provides is unmatched.”

In addition to receiving the Award of Excellence, Project6 also took home Awards of Distinction for its work with within the Nonprofit category, the UCSF Brain Tumor Center within the Education category, and Jemstep within the Financial Services category.

This marks the 7th year that Project6 has been honored with recognition from the Communicator Awards. With the addition of these recent honors, Project6 now has received 86+ total awards for excellence in website design and development during the company’s lifetime

“We are extremely proud to recognize the work received in the 25th Annual Communicator Awards. This class of entries we received this season embody the ever-evolving marketing and communications industry,” noted Derek Howard, director of the AIVA. He added, “On behalf of the Academy, I’d like to applaud the entrants this season for their dedication to producing outstanding content as they continue to push the envelope of creativity.”

About the Communicator Awards 
The Communicator Awards is the leading international awards program honoring creative excellence for marketing and communications professionals. Founded by passionate communications professionals over two decades ago, The Communicator Awards is an annual competition honoring the best digital, mobile, audio, video, and social content the industry has to offer. The Communicator Awards is widely recognized as one of the largest awards of its kind in the world.


The Communicator Awards are judged and overseen by the Academy of Interactive and Visual Arts (AIVA), a 600+ member organization of leading professionals from various disciplines of the visual arts dedicated to embracing progress and the evolving nature of traditional and interactive media. Current AIVA membership represents a “Who’s Who” of acclaimed media, advertising, and marketing firms including: PureMatter, Condè Nast, Disney, Republica, Tinder, MTV, Starbucks, Fast Company, Tribal DDB, Yahoo!, and many others.

About Project6 Design, Inc. 
Project6 is an award-winning design firm working with tech, retail, education, and nonprofit organizations. Services include branding, print collateral design, and web design and development for a diverse roster of clients such as eBay, Gap, Stanford University, Old Navy, The Siebel Foundation, and many others.

Award-winning Graphic Design Firm for Foundations and Nonprofits

Award-winning Graphic Design Firm for Foundations and Nonprofits

It’s been tremendously exciting to see Project6’s name highlighted among such iconic companies. Receiving the Communicator Awards’ highest level of recognition is just one more way we’re distinguishing ourselves as world-class graphic designers and web developers. – Esten Sesto