.design domain names



.design is a generic extension for design sector

It includes

  • a free SSL certificate to secure your domain
  • LiveDNS nameservers Anycast + DNSSEC
  • 10,000 aliases and forwarding addresses

Why .design?

What is .design?

One of the many specialized domain endings catering to a specific field and created to offer alternatives to the traditional domain endings like .com, .design is available to all individuals, companies, and organizations. In particular, .design domain names are intended for web professionals, especially those who work in website creation and design.

The .design domain ending offers several advantages

With a generic domain ending like .design, you enter an online universe that brings together, essentially, web professionals in a well defined area of activity, which in turn allows you to rapidly gain the trust of your site's visitors. Known in the field, .design allows you to quickly rank highly in search engine results and to stand out from domains using less specific domain endings.

Cultivate your business identity with a .design domain name

With a .design domain name you can be identified as a website design and creation expert at a glance, and you can also rest assured of a good SEO ranking. And since the word "design" is known around the world that applies to countries across the globe.

.design domain prices



per year
  • From 1 to 10 years



  • Renews the domains for the minimum allowed duration



per year
  • From 1 to 9 years
  • Late renewal (domain suspended): 45 days after the domain's expiration date - $124.94
Pricing Options Prices for Australia, taxes excluded, in $ (AUD)

Other prices and periods


30 days after the late renewal period


the first year, then renewal at normal price

Owner Change


Does not change the expiration date

Period before release

Pending Delete

5 days

after the restoration period

Rules and particularities of .design domain names

Technical operator
Creation date


.design domain names at Gandi.net

Accreditation: Gandi has been accredited .design since February 2015

Terms and Conditions

Assigning: .design domain names are open to everyone

Syntax: from 3 to 63 alphanumeric characters or a hyphen (excluding in the first, third and fourth, and last place)

IDN (accented domain names): yes

Registration period: 1 to 10 years during general availability, 1 year during Sunrise and Landrush periods

Second-level extensions: no


Renewal: domains are deactivated upon expiration, it is possible to renew up to 45 days following the expiration date

Disputes: URS and UDRP

Transfer (change of Registrar): the process is started on the new registrar's interface with an auth code. Ensure that your domain does not have a TransferProhibited status, does not expire soon, is older than 60 days and has not been transferred in the last 60 days. The effective transfer depends on your validation (by email) and renews the domain name for one year

Change of Ownership: available on our interface, the current procedure consists in email confirmation by both former and new domaine name owner. Expiration date is unchanged.

Deletion process: quarantine of 30 days, see this table

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