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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.

Latest World Design Rankings

United States takes the first place among 100 represented countries in 2018 with 48 Platinum Design Awards won globally.

United States ranked as number 1 among the 100 represented countries, followed by China, Japan, Italy, Great Britain, Hong Kong, Turkey, Taiwan, Portugal and Australia which took the top positions in 2018.

To discover the complete list of countries included in the World Design Rankings, and to see in-depth design business insights for each country click here.

Let’s take a look at some of the winning designs and designers from all over the world.

Way of Knowledge Book Design by Yuta Takahashi


A way out of the mirror by Stefan Canuel


Grotto Sauna Freestanding Residential Sauna by PARTISANS


Amandines Biscuits Packaging by PACKLAB


CURVE Residence by Kris Lin


Modular Sofa by OMO Modern

To learn more about the A’ Design Award & Competition visit this link and to access more winning projects and details visit this link.

By: The Design Blog