A’ Design Award and Competition, the sponsor of World Design Rankings, is the World’s most influential, most international and most diverse design accolade that is organized in over hundred creative disciplines and industrial sectors, reaching designers, artists, architects, makers, brands and businesses in almost all countries, with over billion logo impressions in internet, television, social media and traditional publications.
Today, WDR – World Design Rankings announced the updated design rankings of countries based on the number of design awards won at international juried design competitions and awards. China ranked as number 1 among the 108 represented countries, followed by United States of America, Japan, Italy, Hong Kong, Great Britain, Taiwan, Germany, Turkey and Australia which took the top positions in 2020.
World Design Rankings
The WDR – World Design Rankings aims to provide additional data and insights to economists and journalists regarding the state-of-art in design industry. The ultimate aim of the world design rankings is to contribute to global design culture through advocating and highlighting good design. The rankings aim to provide a snapshot of the state-of-art and design potentials of countries worldwide by highlighting their creative strengths, design weaknesses and available opportunities.
2020-2021 Rankings Update
Two (2) New countries are included in the 2020-2021 rankings: Macau (China) and Iraq. While Countries in the Top 10 did not change, Hong Kong surpassed Great Britain, Taiwan and Germany surpassed Turkey.
If you’re interested in discovering more of the top designers, artists and architects, regardless of the design discipline, you can find the individual and overall rankings of all designers, artists and architects at the Designer Rankings website – here.
You can also find more information on how to register for the A’Design Award and Competition – here. Let’s take a look at some of the winning designs.
You can see more award winners from all categories, here. and to be part of the A’ Design Award and Competition you can register today – here. Entries are accepted annually till February 28th and results are announced every year on April 15. After the winners are announced on April 15th, 2022, a selection of architecture-related winners will be featured in a post on HomeWorldDesign