Ask HN: What modern sites are masterpieces of design?
Given the complexities of modern front-end, responsive design, every site is a masterpiece. But are there corners of the internet where the front-end craft is in the 99th percentile?
Who is the K10K.net of 2023?
Are you talking about design as art i.e. the sites that look impressive but aren't very usable, or do you mean excellent UX?
I think of great design mostly as great UX. HN is pretty good. Google is pretty good. Airtable is pretty good.
You can check the Awwwards (https://www.awwwards.com/websites/nominees/) for some ideas about current web design.
Personally, I have no hard feelings about anything in particular since I mostly reminisce of old web trends, although, for example, I like some new websites that attempt brutalism (https://brutalistwebsites.com/)
This personal site never fails to impress me: https://bruno-simon.com