World Design Rankings has announced design rankings of countries and even though China won more awards, United States still takes the first place due to 48 Platinum Design Awards won globally. There’s a high possibility that China could take the first place next year, watch out USA.
World Design Rankings is a reliable source that ranks countries based on the number of design awards won at international juried design competitions and awards. Countries are represented by participating designers that indicate their countries or nationalities, then they are sorted based on number of Platinum, Gold, Silver, Bronze, and Iron Design Awards won, the total score is calculated from those awards as you can see on the image below.
The number 1 among 100 represented countries is United States, then followed by China, Japan, Italy, Hog Kong, Great Britain, Turkey (Turkey was no 2 in 2016), Taiwan, Portugal, and Australia. It looks like there’s not much change in the top ten list, the same countries are still in the list from last year. World Design Rankings (WDR) wants to provide you with additional data and insights to journalists, economists, and designers regarding the state-of-the-art in design industry, its ultimate aim is to contribute to global design culture by advocating and highlighting good design from around the world. Just by reading these rankings, it’s easy to see design potentials in each country worldwide, including their strengths, weaknesses, or available opportunities related to design and creativity. In 2018, there are three new countries included in the rankings, they are Botswana, Bahrain, and Costa Rica.
For further details, you can read “Design Business Insights” section, it provides you with a ranking of countries based on their success in diverse design fields and creative categories. There are three additional tables for strengths, weaknesses, and opportunities. Media members and designers can easily discover leading countries for certain design fields and creative categories, many questions can get answered as well, for example “Which country is best in architecture?”, “Which country is best in industrial design?”, or “Which country is best in transportation design?”, and many more.
This information could affect your decision when it comes to find job opportunities in different countries, design enthusiasts and press members can also get better understanding in importance of diverse design sectors for each country. Policy makers can also use this section to determine which specific design sectors or industries that can use the help from government subsidies or subvention. Find in-depth design business insights at http://www.worlddesignrankings.com
The next important section would be “Design Classifications”. This is the section where design lovers and press members can find out the success rank of individual designers. It ranks artists, designers, and architects based on hundreds of creative fields and design categories, from graphic design, fashion design, architecture, to furniture design. if you are a company that’s looking for best design agency in the world or certain country, you can find the answer here. Or maybe you need to know who’s the world’s leading architect. It’s a nice source for your businesses, everything is related to design nowadays, from marketing, advertising, product design, to packaging. You can checkout more complete details at http://www.designclassifications.com.
If you really don’t want to know all the details, then “Top Designers” section is your go-to section. It ranks designers worldwide regardless their discipline, you can check their rankings through the overall score on the number of design awards won globally. This section is also available online at http://www.designerrankings.com.
We also want to remind you about A’ Design Award and Competition, you can start your registration here: https://competition.adesignaward.com/registration.php.
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