World Design Rankings has just announced the updated design rankings of countries based on the number of design awards won at international juried design competitions and awards. 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.
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.
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
The Designer Rankings website 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. One may call that the list of “Top Designers”. The Designer Rankings are accessible online at http://www.designerrankings.com
Grotto Sauna by PARTISANS. Platinum A’ Design Award Winner for Architecture, Building and Structure Design Category in 2014.
Connected Box by Pebbledesign / Neslihan Pekcan. Bronze A’ Design Award Winner for Interior Space and Exhibition Design Category in 2014.
Fuji 70R with console Washbasin and console by Emo design for Scarabeo Ceramiche S.r.l. Golden A’ Design Award Winner for Bathroom Furniture and Sanitary Ware Design Category in 2014.
SH 12 Wall Clock by Weena Lee. Silver A’ Design Award Winner for Furniture, Decorative Items and Homeware Design Category in 2014
Strata Chair by Ben Preston. Golden A’ Design Award Winner for Furniture, Decorative Items and Homeware Design Category in 2014