world design rankings 2015
 
world design rankings 2015
jan 01, 2016

world design rankings 2015

world design rankings 2015

 

 

 

every year, the world design rankings (WDR) of countries are announced based on the number of design awards won at international juried design competitions and awards. the ranking 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 give a snapshot of the latests creations and design potentials of countries worldwide by highlighting their creative strengths, design weaknesses and available opportunities.

 

united states ranked as number 1 among the 83 represented countries, followed by italy, england, japan, brazil, china, germany, greece, hong kong and turkey which took the top positions in 2014.

 

below you will find the world design rankings for 2015:

world design rankings 2015 designboom

 score points legend:

world design rankings 2015 platinum award counts as six (6)
world design rankings 2015 a golden award counts as five (5)
world design rankings 2015 silver award counts as (4)
world design rankings 2015 bronze award counts as three (3)
world design rankings 2015 A’ award (marked as iron) counts as two (2)

 

 

 

five new countries are included in the 2015 rankings: pakistan, bangladesh, colombia, swaziland, qatar and democratic people’s republic of korea. top 10 changed slightly this year; china ascended in the ladder from 7th to 5th position, which moved great britain and japan a step back. furthermore, greece joined the top 10 from the 10th position by pushing down republic of korea which now holds the 11th position.

world design rankings 2015 designboom
cut kitchen by alessandro isola
golden A’ design award winner for furniture, decorative items and homeware design category in 2014
see more about this project on designboom here

world design rankings 2015 designboom
chhatrapti shivaji international airport terminal 2 building by SOM
platinum A’ design award winner for architecture, building and structure design category in 2014
see more about this project on designboom here

world design rankings 2015 designboom
RAW restaurant by weijenberg
platinum A’ design award winner for interior space and exhibition design category in 2014
see more about this project on designboom here

world design rankings 2015 designboom
vana installation by christoph klemmt & rajat sodhi for project jan-path
golden A’ design award winner for lighting products and lighting projects design category in 2014

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grotto sauna by partisans
platinum a’ design award winner for architecture, building and structure design category in 2014
see more about this project on designboom here

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parties who are more interested in the success of individual designers than countries should check the ‘design classifications‘ platform instead. this platform ranks designers, artists and architects in hundreds of creative fields and design categories including architecture, interior design, furniture design, fashion design, graphics design and packaging design among others. 

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for those who are interested only to discover top designers, artists and architects regardless of the design discipline, check out the individual and overall rankings of all designers, artists and architects at the designer rankings website. the site provides an overall score and ranking of all designers based on the number of design awards won globally, in more than hundred creative disciplines including product design, graphic design, architecture, interior design, fashion design and service design. 

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the A’ design award and competition aims to highlight the excellent qualifications of best designs, design concepts and design oriented products worldwide. the primary aim of the award is to create publicity, PR push and advertisement opportunities for award winners while supporting the global design culture, creating incentives for entrants to come up with superior designs for a better future. learn more or submit your projects at: http://www.designaward.com

  • “the ranking aims to provide additional data and insights to economists and journalists regarding the state-of-art in design industry.” – Sorry it is totally untrue. If you are an economist you’ll immediately will question the data value shown in this “ranking” because it is based on something that is more about individuals in the launchpad of their career who search for trophys in One international design competition to show in their Curriculum, rather than of countries having contributed to the design indstry e. g.: Urugway has better ranking than Denmark or even Sweden! Of course! Uruguay has literally no industry, so designers are from this country are more likely to go abroad so they are participating in international competitions to put their trophy on their resumee and to attract attention and be hired, but it is in no way shows country rankings in design practices! This is a unilaterally stochastic analysis deprived of any economic and sociological data-crossings thus has no value for serious studies.

    Paul

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