17 Web Designers to Watch in 2017

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Who would have guessed when you decided to launch a website that there would be so many pieces to getting it from planning to live? Well, there’s good news: I’m here to help make that process easier for you, because we both know the sooner you get your site live, the sooner you can start making money online. Who doesn’t love that?!

Design isn’t everyone’s cup of tea and I’ll be the first one to admit that it’s not my specialty. Today, I have something for you that will help get the ball rolling so you can finally move your website off of your to-do list and get it live!

Below you’ll find a list of website designers to choose from that will help you get your website functioning and looking beautiful.


In addition to this list of talented designers, I also have a free gift for you, “Get Your Content Live Checklist,” a free download that will not only help you with the process of working with a designer but also go live with your copy at lightning speed. Click on the image and opt-in to receive the checklist directly to your email.



I know that getting your content live as soon as possible is very important to you. So one of the biggest things you can do is to build a strong relationship with your designer. In my blog post, “Three Mistakes to Avoid When Hiring Your Graphic Designer,” I suggested some steps you can take to make the most of your relationship with your designer.

As promised here is a list of top designers and developers that I personally recommend (in no particular order). I went on a world-wide interwebs tour to hand select the very best talent I could find from Australia to France and all over the United States. I wanted you to feel supported no matter where you are located.


Marie Poulin


Halfmoon Bay, Canada

Nathalie Doremieux


Toulouse, France

Rachel Pesso


Delray Beach, Florida, USA

Ellissa Nagle



Melissa Burkheimer


Des Moines, IA, USA

Trey Simon


Naperville, IL, USA

Nikki Bonsol


Oakland, CA, USA

Kimberly-Marie Clements


Long Beach, CA, USA

Theressa Young-Ngoungou


Perth, Australia

Joana Galvaojoanagalvao.com

Porto, Portugal

Rachael Kay Albersrkaink.comChicago, IL, USA
Krystle Rowrykrissdidit.comLos Angeles, CA, USA
David Gutierrezartestdesigngroup.comCovina, Los Angeles, USA
Mary Alvizuresmintgem.meGlendale, CA, USA
Rebecca Pollockrebeccapollock.comBrooklyn, NY, USA
Lauren Lundcodeculture.caToronto, Canada
Leah Kalamakisleahkalamakis.comNew York, USA
Tatiana El-Khouritatianaelkhouri.comLos Angeles, CA, USA


OK, so truth be told… I ended up with 18 designers on the list this year. I couldn’t resist and I know you won’t be upset with me adding one extra bonus rock star designer that might rock your world (or at least your next launch).

Don’t forget to grab your free “Get Your Content Live” Checklist by clicking HERE, so you can gather your resources and set up a seamless relationship with your graphic designer.

With Luminosity,





    • Sasha-Shae | Visual Design Strategist

      at 11:23:24

      Excellent List of my fellow designers Sarah.. So good to see so many familiar names and then meet new ones too. I’d love to be added one day to your designer roundup lists #goals 🙂

      • Grear

        at 22:34:19

        Sasha-Shae I so appreciate you checking all these talented designers. Excited to learn more about your work <3



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