The award is based on distinction in graphic design, editorial content and achieving overall communications effectiveness and merit. This year's 25th-annual awards competition included 2,400 entries in 12 major categories.
"This is indeed a terrific honor to win the 2013 APEX for Blanco-by-Design," said Tim Maicher, director of marketing for Blanco. "The award recognizes all the hard work and dedication we put into the resourceful blog which is highly appreciated by designers, builders, bloggers and consumers."
The Blanco-by-Design blog provides a forum and resource for homeowners and design professionals to exchange information on the latest product trends, introductions, support tools, design ideas and more. The blog brings a great deal of insight from well-known designers who frequently submit guest posts.
Blanco's agency of record is Frank Advertising who has won numerous awards for creative and strategic work on behalf of Blanco.