This year, as with last, the US heads the table, followed by China in second place and Japan in third—both maintaining their positions from 2018. In fourth place is Italy, and Britain has pushed Hong Kong down a rung to take the fifth place. Interested in seeing the entire list? You can find the full global design rankings here.
The aim of World Design Rankings is to contribute to global design culture by creating a platform that advocates for exceptional design. The rankings aim to provide insights into the design potential of countries around the world.
Are you a creative, or working in the creative industries? To be in with a chance of receiving international acclaim, and to help improve your country’s standing, register and submit your work to the 2019 A’ Design Award and Competition here. You can submit your work until the 28th of February, 2019. The winners will be announced on the 15th of April, 2019, and the results will be published on IGNANT.
A Selection Of Past Winners