January 26, 2007. Brooklyn. The Interactive Media Council recognized Huge, the strategic design organization based in Brooklyn, New York, for outstanding design and production of the DeStefano + Partners, SmithGroup and Phillips de Pury & Company websites. The judging consisted of various criteria including design, usability, innovation in technical features and content. In order to win these awards, the sites had to meet strict guidelines in each area - an achievement only afraction of sites in the IMA competition earn each quarter. Receiving a Best in Class Award signifies a website that is "one of the world's most well executed websites," according to the Interactive Media Council.
The Interactive Media Awards honors websites that meet and surpass the basic standards of excellence within the interactive community. DeStefano + Partners and SmithGroup were honored specifically for excellence in Professional Services with Best in Class Awards, while Phillips de Pury received an Outstanding Achievement award for a brokerage website.
About Huge: Huge is a digital agency that provides business strategy, design, marketing and technology services to some of the world's largest businesses and best-known brands. The company is known for successfully harmonizing user needs and business goals to create industry-changing digital experiences for its clients. Huge has offices based in the United States, Europe and Latin America, and is part of the Interpublic Group of Companies.