Top Level Design LLC, operator of .INK and .WIKI TLDs, is now releasing the highly-anticipated new gTLD .DESIGN. This new TLD is geared for the innovators, the change-makers, and those who can’t help but create and design things. With a diverse and global community of users and businesses tied with design, the target market is millions of creative people and billions of dollars of commerce. Since first impressions have never been so powerful, getting a .DESIGN domain name adds a serious boost to a personal or professional brand.
Key Elements of .DESIGN:
- Personally Relevant: .design brings personal branding to a new level. Your domain can now be a part of your story.
- Perfectly Packaged: Designers understand the importance of smart presentation, and .design allows them to create a more succinct, powerful, and elegant URL.
- Socially Engaging: This is the home of creative studios, digital storefronts, freelancing professionals and everyone in between.
- Globally Recognized: “Design” is an international word, associated with the creative as well as the prestigious.
Primary Target Markets:
- The three largest markets are web designers, graphic designers, and interior designers
- Anyone with an online portfolio
- Anyone with design based blogs
- Digital storefronts focused on custom products and services
Primary Uses and Benefits:
- Clearly and elegantly tell the world what you do
- A professional expense
- Brands professional and marketing materials supporting one's innovative and unique aesthetic
- Sunrise Ends: April 28, 2015
- Early Access Program (EAP) May 5-12, 2015
- General Availability: May 12, 2015
- All launch phases begin at 14:00:00 UTC (Early Access Program (EAP) phases end at 13:59:59 with next phase starting immediately thereafter at 14:00:00 UTC.)
General Availability Launch Promo Sale:
- Promo Starts: GA May 12, 2015
- Promo Ends: May 31, 2015 at 10:00 UTC
- Promotional Price: 23.08* (net price: 19.90) USD per Domain/Year
- Promotion applies to new 1-Year registrations
- Multiyear registrations are possible, however promotional pricing only applies to the first year
- Transfers and renewals are NOT eligible at promotional price
- Please note that renewals are priced regularly according to your price class.
- Details and pricing at https://www.hexonet.net/preregistrations/design
- * The GROSS price includes Germany's 19% VAT; many resellers pay the lower NET price without VAT.