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Design Leaderboards helps you discover the best of best in design in all industries, in all countries, from all creators, right now.

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Design Leaderboard Features


Time-relevant rankings to discover who is best today.

Global Rankings

Respects and honors the absolute best designers in all categories, in all countries, in all groups.

Category Rankings

Recognizes the excellent success of outstanding designers for a given design industry.

In-Group Rankings

Celebrates the success of professional designers, design agencies, start-ups, and large enterprises distinctly.

In-Year Rankings

Provides insights into who is/was best of best in design in a given year, for all categories, all countries, all groups.

Metal Rankings

Distinguishes and clusters designers based on their design award achievement levels.

Group × Category

Honours the very best professional designers, design agencies and brands within a given category.

Group × Year

Highlights the outstanding achievements of designers, design agencies and brands for a given year.

Group × Metal

Provides insights into design award achievements of large brands, design agencies and design professionals.

Designer Profiles

Promotes high-ranking designers in the design leaderboards with statistics and historical data.

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Prestigious Rankings and Ratings for Good Design

There are many prestigious rankings and ratings systems for design, but most of these focus on life-time achievements or popuplarity. Design Leaderboards is all about recent successes, helping you discover rising talents and most innovative brands today.

Premium Features


Already included premium and exclusive features.

Meritocratic

Design Leaderboards are achievement based rankings.

Time Relevant

Latest and current achievements have higher weight for rankings.

Infographics

Ranked entities are provided free Design Leaderboard Infographics.

Certificate

Ranked entities are provided free Design Leaderboards Certificate.

Universal

Rankings are inclusive for all design industries from all countries.

Recognition

Design Leaderboards recognizes outstanding designers.

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No additional costs. Pay only one time and get lifetime updates!

DIGITAL-ENTRY

FREE

INCLUSION FOR WINNERS

  • 1 Digital Nomination
  • Exhibition
  • Yearbook
  • Trophy
  • Certificate
  • Media Relations
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PRO-ENTRY

FREE

INCLUSION FOR WINNERS

  • 1 Pro-Nomination
  • Gala-Night
  • Exhibition
  • Yearbook
  • Trophy
  • Press Release
  • Media Relations

GOLD TICKET

FREE

INCLUSION FOR WINNERS

  • 1 Pro-Nomination
  • Gala-Night
  • Exhibition
  • Yearbook
  • Trophy
  • Added Prestige

Popular Questions


Time-relevancy is the main difference. Almost all other prestigious and prominent rankings for good design, such as the World Design Rankings, R+ Designer Rankings, DAC Design Classifications, are based on lifetime achievements of ranked entities; as such any and all past awards and accolades for good design contributes to the rankings with more or less same importance, even if such achievements were over 10 years ago. While this class of rankings respectfully recognize the lifetime achievements of the award-winning entities, because of their focus on lifetime achievements and equal weight for past and recent successes, these systems do not necessarily help you easily discover who is best of best in design, at right this moment. Design Leaderboards is time-relevant and gives exponentially more weight to recent successes of the awarded designers, and helps you discover who is best of best in design today, right now; this is the most significant difference between Design Leaderboards and other meritocratic ranking and rating systems for good design.

Design Leaderboards remove barriers of entry, and reduces gatekeeping. Because most other prestigious and prominent rankings for good design, such as the World Design Rankings, R+ Designer Rankings, DAC Design Classifications, are based on lifetime achievements of ranked entities, this creates a significant barrier of entry for new comers; innovative upstarts, creative young designers, radical start-ups, and newly awarded designers and upcoming brands find it difficult to get listed in other ranking systems where there are entities with dozens if not hundreds of achievements over decades that carry them to the top of the rankings. Journalists and media members use these rankings to feature designers and brands that incorporate good design, as such Design Leaderboards create immense value for newly awarded designers and help them get further recognition, publicity and awareness for their award-winning good designs.

Design Leaderboards platform is run and managed by the A' Design Award and Competition. To get included in the Design Leaderboards, you need to be a winner of the A' Design Award. A' Design Award is an international design accolade for good design where nominated entries are voted by a grand jury panel of prominent academics, influential journalists, and experienced design professionals. Designers from all industries and all countries take part to attain national fame and international prestige. Winners of the A' Design Award are granted the A' Design Prize that includes over 80 benefits such as invitation to Gala-Night in Italy, Physical Exhibition of Awarded Works, pagination and inclusion of awarded works in a Hardcover Yearbook, 3D Metal Printed Award Trophy in luxury black box, printed and framed Certificate, among many other benefits including but not limited to complimentary lifetime inclusion in Design Leaderboards. Read more and enter your works to the A' Design Awards for awards consideration and potential rankings inclusion.

Yes, of course. You will get included in the Design Leaderboards for free if you win the A' Design Award since inclusion in Design Leaderboards is one of the many perks awarded to you within the context of the A' Design Prize. Learn more about the A' Design Prize now.

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Design Leaderboards Global Top 100


Top 100 in All Design Industries, in All Groups, in All Countries

Rank Entity Leaderboard Score

1

Kris Lin

(ID #111535)

77.792

Leaderboard Score.

2

PepsiCo Design and Innovation

(ID #133313)

68.478

Leaderboard Score.

3

Tiger Pan

(ID #187530)

61.277

Leaderboard Score.

4

Aedas

(ID #219305)

39.143

Leaderboard Score.

5

Tiago Russo

(ID #287645)

24.183

Leaderboard Score.

6

Wen Liu

(ID #249896)

24.138

Leaderboard Score.

7

Paul Robb

(ID #175604)

23.134

Leaderboard Score.

8

Ziel Home Furnishing Technology Co., Ltd

(ID #294475)

22.745

Leaderboard Score.

9

Li Xiang

(ID #229886)

20.791

Leaderboard Score.

10

Florian Seidl

(ID #154515)

18.410

Leaderboard Score.

11

Antonia Skaraki

(ID #152711)

17.014

Leaderboard Score.

12

Devesh Pratyay

(ID #140890)

16.884

Leaderboard Score.

13

Carmen Chen

(ID #353013)

16.300

Leaderboard Score.

14

Lu Zhao

(ID #302782)

15.815

Leaderboard Score.

15

Tetsuya Matsumoto

(ID #148039)

15.795

Leaderboard Score.

16

Asbjoerk Stanly Mogensen

(ID #178624)

15.630

Leaderboard Score.

17

Zhubo Design

(ID #326387)

15.040

Leaderboard Score.

18

Wu yao

(ID #325136)

14.851

Leaderboard Score.

19

Shenzhen Hello Tech Energy Co.,Ltd

(ID #343532)

14.387

Leaderboard Score.

20

Wei Jingye

(ID #180555)

13.938

Leaderboard Score.

21

Alexey Danilin

(ID #297371)

13.816

Leaderboard Score.

22

Fabrizio Crisà

(ID #219546)

13.609

Leaderboard Score.

23

Katsumi Tamura

(ID #106183)

13.517

Leaderboard Score.

24

Ketan Jawdekar

(ID #102468)

13.455

Leaderboard Score.

25

Zhoyu

(ID #292642)

13.428

Leaderboard Score.

26

ChungSheng Chen

(ID #179403)

13.345

Leaderboard Score.

27

Daisuke Nagatomo and Minnie Jan

(ID #112232)

13.198

Leaderboard Score.

28

Quincy Li

(ID #233536)

12.136

Leaderboard Score.

29

Aico Ltd

(ID #278712)

12.103

Leaderboard Score.

30

Gad

(ID #320280)

11.776

Leaderboard Score.

31

ARBO design

(ID #222338)

11.369

Leaderboard Score.

32

Muchuan Xu

(ID #220045)

11.318

Leaderboard Score.

33

Visang

(ID #228780)

11.235

Leaderboard Score.

34

Robin, Wang

(ID #197734)

11.173

Leaderboard Score.

35

Sxdesign

(ID #304255)

10.876

Leaderboard Score.

36

4Paradigm UED

(ID #321106)

10.854

Leaderboard Score.

37

Shanghai Guijiu Co., Ltd

(ID #334277)

10.821

Leaderboard Score.

38

Ximena Ureta

(ID #223469)

10.638

Leaderboard Score.

39

Xiaobing Yao

(ID #230854)

10.621

Leaderboard Score.

40

Vladimir Zagorac

(ID #166434)

10.345

Leaderboard Score.

41

Wei Zhang

(ID #303120)

10.158

Leaderboard Score.

42

Alex Chiang

(ID #242996)

10.078

Leaderboard Score.

43

Qun Wen

(ID #218333)

10.004

Leaderboard Score.

44

Mateus Morgan

(ID #236499)

9.590

Leaderboard Score.

45

Evolution Design

(ID #151217)

9.565

Leaderboard Score.

46

Zao Li

(ID #280788)

9.477

Leaderboard Score.

47

Angela Spindler

(ID #128015)

9.398

Leaderboard Score.

48

Torres Arquitetos

(ID #171750)

9.185

Leaderboard Score.

49

Valerii Sumilov

(ID #122587)

9.042

Leaderboard Score.

50

Konka Industrial Design Team

(ID #326698)

9.041

Leaderboard Score.

51

Pufine Creative

(ID #274794)

8.966

Leaderboard Score.

52

Shenzhen Innest Art Co., Ltd.

(ID #224462)

8.851

Leaderboard Score.

53

Oft Interiors Ltd.

(ID #140363)

8.777

Leaderboard Score.

54

Zhijun Zhong

(ID #254188)

8.749

Leaderboard Score.

55

Jacksam Yang

(ID #141893)

8.742

Leaderboard Score.

56

Hu Sun

(ID #203683)

8.576

Leaderboard Score.

57

Quincy Li

(ID #233760)

8.576

Leaderboard Score.

58

Hsu Fu Chu

(ID #271123)

8.557

Leaderboard Score.

59

David Chang Design Associates Intl

(ID #167786)

8.517

Leaderboard Score.

60

Tengyuan Design

(ID #231364)

8.500

Leaderboard Score.

61

Beijing Jiaotong University

(ID #352027)

8.400

Leaderboard Score.

62

EvanChen

(ID #283669)

8.384

Leaderboard Score.

63

Shenzhen Transsion Holdings Co., Limited

(ID #346747)

8.300

Leaderboard Score.

64

Denver Hsu

(ID #231826)

8.233

Leaderboard Score.

65

Olha Takhtarova

(ID #257426)

8.157

Leaderboard Score.

66

Huile Yi

(ID #322067)

8.125

Leaderboard Score.

67

Hong Kong Trade Development Council

(ID #270249)

8.042

Leaderboard Score.

68

Shunsuke Ohe

(ID #296080)

8.019

Leaderboard Score.

69

Matrix Design

(ID #223800)

8.009

Leaderboard Score.

70

Sini Majuri

(ID #226124)

7.994

Leaderboard Score.

71

China Resources Snow Breweries

(ID #327890)

7.970

Leaderboard Score.

72

Peter Kuczia

(ID #273924)

7.809

Leaderboard Score.

73

Suofeiya Home Collection

(ID #284122)

7.800

Leaderboard Score.

74

Ann Yu

(ID #161426)

7.739

Leaderboard Score.

75

Noriko Hirai (Nina)

(ID #299196)

7.721

Leaderboard Score.

76

E-graphics communications

(ID #125756)

7.696

Leaderboard Score.

77

Li Zhang

(ID #227938)

7.611

Leaderboard Score.

78

Architectural Services Department

(ID #240997)

7.591

Leaderboard Score.

79

Vicky Chan

(ID #173809)

7.579

Leaderboard Score.

80

QUAD studio

(ID #262544)

7.576

Leaderboard Score.

81

Fundesign.tv

(ID #267947)

7.572

Leaderboard Score.

82

Florian W. Mueller

(ID #162512)

7.569

Leaderboard Score.

83

Baidu AI Cloud

(ID #335260)

7.513

Leaderboard Score.

84

Guangzhou Holike Creative Home Co.,Ltd.

(ID #338682)

7.470

Leaderboard Score.

85

Nikolaos Karintzaidis

(ID #152913)

7.457

Leaderboard Score.

86

Mo Zheng

(ID #328460)

7.421

Leaderboard Score.

87

Kelly Lin

(ID #173336)

7.399

Leaderboard Score.

88

Jin Zhang

(ID #310228)

7.399

Leaderboard Score.

89

Hsin Ting Weng

(ID #164666)

7.349

Leaderboard Score.

90

Ningbo Baby First Baby Products Co., Ltd

(ID #316766)

7.149

Leaderboard Score.

91

Kuo-Hsiang Kuo

(ID #229894)

7.138

Leaderboard Score.

92

Zhuhai Huafa Properties Co., Ltd.

(ID #257689)

7.050

Leaderboard Score.

93

U A D

(ID #276490)

7.040

Leaderboard Score.

94

Dabi Robert

(ID #275289)

6.996

Leaderboard Score.

95

Ruud Winder

(ID #219042)

6.994

Leaderboard Score.

96

Shenzhen Hello Tech Energy Co.,Ltd

(ID #292107)

6.756

Leaderboard Score.

97

Yale, ASSA ABLOY

(ID #347598)

6.600

Leaderboard Score.

98

Michihiro Matsuo

(ID #222614)

6.574

Leaderboard Score.

99

Anri Sugihara

(ID #267084)

6.570

Leaderboard Score.

100

PanYan Fei

(ID #279337)

6.564

Leaderboard Score.

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