China Reigns Supreme in 2022-2023 World Design Rankings


In the dynamic world of design, innovation knows no boundaries. The World Design Rankings (WDR) has just dropped the curtain on the winners of its 2022-2023 edition, showcasing the prowess of countries on the global design stage. But what exactly is the World Design Rankings, and why does it matter?

What is World Design Rankings?

Think of WDR as the Olympics of design. It meticulously ranks countries based on the number of designers honored with the prestigious A’ Design Award. In essence, it’s a celebration of creative minds, pushing nations to compete, innovate, and showcase their unique design perspectives. Just as the Olympics propel athletes to excellence, WDR aims to do the same for designers and their groundbreaking ideas.

China Secures the Throne

In the latest rankings, China emerges as the unrivaled champion among 114 countries, clinching an impressive 110 Platinum Design Awards globally. The powerhouse is followed closely by the United States, Japan, Italy, Hong Kong, Great Britain, Taiwan, Turkey, Germany, and Portugal, each leaving an indelible mark on the design landscape in 2022.

Design Business Insights

Beyond the glitz and glamour, WDR serves a deeper purpose. The “Design Business Insights” section dissects the strengths, weaknesses, and opportunities of each country. From fashion and furniture design to graphics, it provides a comprehensive snapshot of a nation’s design prowess. This insight is invaluable not only for design enthusiasts but also for policymakers shaping the future of creative industries.

Australia Out, Portugal In

The rankings shuffle like a deck of cards, with Portugal surpassing Australia to claim a spot in the top 10. Poland makes strides, overtaking Switzerland, while Turkey and Germany face the challenge of not attaining Platinum awards this year. The design world is ever-evolving, and these shifts reflect the dynamic nature of creative excellence.

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Category-Based Top Designers’ List

For those intrigued by individual brilliance, the “Design Classifications” platform awaits exploration. From architecture to fashion and graphics, it ranks designers, artists, and architects in diverse creative fields. Who holds the title of the best advertising design agency? Who is the leading architect globally? Find these answers and more on the platform.

Let’s delve into the treasure trove of award-winning designs from previous years. These exceptional creations epitomize the standards of excellence and innovation that define the essence of A’ Design Award. Below, you’ll discover a curated collection of these outstanding designs, each a testament to the ingenuity and creativity that thrives within the A’ Design Award community.

Call to Action

As we revel in the triumphs of design, let’s not forget the future. A’ Design Award beckons aspiring designers to register and join the league of extraordinary creatives. Be a part of the movement that champions design value and contributes to the cultural and economic tapestry of nations. Register now at A’ Design Award Registration.


The World Design Rankings unveil not just winners but the heartbeat of global creativity. Let’s amplify the celebration, share the achievements, and pave the way for a future where design reigns supreme. Explore the full rankings and insights at World Design Rankings, and let the design revolution continue!

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