Conde Nast Online landed the prize for best commercial Website at the
first Internet awards ceremony for UK-created sites, which was held at
Bafta last week.
The Yell UK Web Awards, run by Yellow Pages in association with the hi-
tech magazine,.net, were dominated by media owner sites. Electronic
Telegraph was voted most useful site, the Times won the hottest site
award, while the Virgin Radio site, designed by AKQA, carried off the
prize for best use of technology.
Other winners included the Diesel jeans site, designed by Diesel and
Hard Media, which landed the best design award, Toy Story UK for most
innovative site, and One World Online, a ‘supersite’ confederation of
human rights charities including Oxfam, Amnesty International and
Unicef, which was voted best non-commercial site.
The judging panel was made up of seven industry professionals, including
Jerry Fielder, the chairman of Leagas Delaney, Rob Norman, the managing
director of CIA Interactive, and Richard Longhurst, the editor of.net.