January 8, 2021

World Design Rankings

World Design Rankings

World Design Rankings ranks all the countries based on the number of designers that have been granted with the A’ Design Award.
The World Design Rankings aims to contribute to global design culture through highlighting good design and also provide a snapshot of the design potentials of countries worldwide by highlighting their creative strengths.

In 2020-2021, China takes the first place among 108 represented countries with 86 Platinum Design Awards won globally, USA is second with 67 Platinum Design Awards won and Japan is 3rd with 41. France is 32nd.
Two 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.

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

Here are some of the platinum and gold winers of 2019-2020:

Aether NY, LLC

33 and Branding Co., Ltd.

Vishal Vora

Wen Liu and Xianwen Wu

PepsiCo Design and Innovation

Olga Takhtarova


Tiger Pan

Cheng Tian Sheng

Musa Celik

Zanas Karenauskas

Azadeh Gholizadeh

Katsunari Shishido

Angela Spindler

Chiaki Murata

Backbone Branding

Leng Chen

Wen Liu and Bo Zheng