[Grand Rapids, MI.] The 2023 awards season recognized CQL’s industry-leading creative design work on Brighton three times, with wins from Muse Creative and Design Awards, Hermes Creative Awards, and Vega Digital Awards. CQL was awarded a Platinum Vega Digital Award in “Website & Mobile Sites: Fashion,” a Platinum MUSE Creative Award in the category “Website – E-Commerce,” and a Platinum HERMES Award in the category “Website Overall – B2C” for their work on Brighton.
During Brighton’s digital transformation to Shopify Plus, the CQL & Brighton teams collaborated on concepts and designs in a brand refresh that elevated and modernized the Brighton brand. Using mood boards and digital styles to change colors, fonts, photo direction, and layout, both teams crafted a new best-in-class Brighton design that’s contemporary, chic, fun, stylish and focused on the customer.
“We’re honored to be recognized for our work with Brighton Collectibles. It’s really rewarding to see our team member’s dedication to craft and great client partnerships recognized in the industry,” states Kevin Messing, CQL’s VP of UX and Design.
The MUSE Creative Awards also recognized CQL for their creative work across 6 other clients, recognizing the prestigious digital agency with a Gold in “Best Agency Awards – eCommerce Agency of the Year.” “CQL is honored to be recognized with international accolades in all three award competitions and rank among the top digital content creators in the world. This achievement is a testament to CQL’s commitment to clients, our ability to deliver best-of-breed experience design to top industry brands, and our proven success throughout 28 years of digital growth and innovation. I’m extremely proud of our team,” states Mark Lardieri, CEO of CQL.
About the Awards
The Hermes Creative Awards recognizes outstanding work in the industry while promoting the philanthropic nature of marketing and communication professionals. Hermes Creative Awards is administered and judged by the Association of Marketing and Communication Professionals (AMCP). The international organization consists of several thousand marketing, communication, advertising, public relations, media production, and freelance professionals.
The MUSE Creative Awards is a prestigious international advertising awards platform, celebrating excellence and innovation in the realms of creative design, advertising, and digital media. Bringing together artists, designers, and creative professionals from around the world, the award honors the extraordinary craft that shapes compelling narratives and leaves a lasting impact on audiences.
The Vega Digital Awards is an international competition poised to honor excellence in the planning and execution of digital communications. The award recognizes and celebrates excellence in Websites, Video, Mobile, Social, Animation, Marketing, and Podcasts – across local and international. Vega celebrates the very best brought forth by the world’s digital architects and craftsmen. Since the competition focuses on excellence, it does not matter whether the submission is from a firm or an individual; a professional or an enthusiast; a veteran or a novice – what matters is the work itself, wherein the details, innovation, creativity, and foresight shine brightest.