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Design Classifications

World's Best Designers in All Design Industries, Ranked by Number of Design Awards Won by Each Designer, Worldwide.

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Rank Design Category Competitiveness Difficulty
1 Interior Design
Interior Space and Exhibition Design
2,267.95 -0.15
2 Furniture Design
Furniture, Decorative Items and Homeware Design
1,049.10 -0.26
3 Architecture Design
Architecture, Building and Structure Design
692.86 0.24
4 Packaging Design
Packaging Design
682.52 0.11
5 Graphic Design
Graphics and Visual Communication Design
633.67 -0.20
6 Jewelry Design
Jewelry, Eyewear and Watch Design
405.09 -0.13
7 Lighting Design
Lighting Products and Lighting Projects Design
385.48 -0.27
8 Consumer Electronics Design
Digital and Electronic Devices Design
292.05 0.32
9 Art Design
Arts, Crafts and Ready-Made Design
202.19 -0.14
10 Kitchenware Design
Bakeware, Tableware, Drinkware and Cookware Design
192.20 -0.22
11 Appliance Design
Home Appliances Design
159.40 0.21
12 Sanitary Ware Design
Bathroom Furniture and Sanitary Ware Design
144.42 0.07
13 Vehicle Design
Vehicle, Mobility and Transportation Design
135.51 0.16
14 Fashion Design
Fashion, Apparel and Garment Design
119.82 -0.14
15 Accessory Design
Fashion and Travel Accessories Design
115.54 -0.08
16 Medical Product Design
Scientific Instruments, Medical Devices and Research Equipment Design
95.92 0.06
17 Building Components Design
Building Materials, Construction Components, Structures & Systems Design
95.57 0.04
18 Toy Design
Toy, Games and Hobby Products Design
92.71 -0.07
19 Street Furniture Design
Street Furniture Design
86.65 -0.05
20 Sustainable Product Design
Sustainable Products, Projects and Green Design
85.23 -0.11
21 Web Design
Website and Web Design
80.59 0.22
22 Hospitality Design
Hospitality, Recreation, Travel and Tourism Design
80.23 0.49
23 Spatial Design
Spatial Design
78.45 -0.44
24 Baby Products Design
Baby, Kids' and Children's Products Design
76.31 -0.05
25 Social Design
Social Design
73.82 -0.45
26 Photography Design
Photography and Photo Manipulation Design
64.90 0.19
27 Gift Design
Art Materials, Stationery Supplies and Gift Items Design
64.54 -0.13
28 Sports Equipment Design
Sports, Entertainment and Recreation Equipment Design
55.63 0.22
29 Advertising Design
Advertising, Marketing and Communication Design
54.92 0.37
30 Culinary Art Design
Food, Beverage and Culinary Arts Design
54.56 0.96
31 Mobile Design
Mobile Technologies, Applications and Software Design
48.14 0.41
32 3D Printing Design
3D Printed Forms and Products Design
48.14 0.07
33 Interface Design
Interface and Interaction Design
46.71 0.17
34 Yacht Design
Yacht and Marine Vessels Design
43.50 0.13
35 Landscape Planning Design
Landscape Planning and Garden Design
43.50 0.13
36 Event Design
Event and Happening Design
43.50 0.13
37 Movie Design
Movie and Animation Design
38.87 0.08
38 Textile Design Design
Textile, Fabric, Textures, Patterns and Cloth Design
37.80 0.11
39 Footwear Design
Footwear, Shoes and Boots Design
36.37 0.40
40 Futuristic Design
Futuristic Design
36.02 -0.31
41 Engineering Design
Engineering and Technical Design
35.66 0.17
42 Luxury Design
Luxury Design
35.30 0.13
43 Security Products Design
Security and Surveillance Products Design
34.23 0.32
44 Care Design
Differently Abled and Seniors' Assistance Design
31.74 -0.50
45 Print Design
Print and Published Media Design
31.38 -0.16
46 Pet Supply Design
Pet Supplies and Products for Animals Design
31.38 -0.01
47 Idea Design
Idea Design
28.53 -0.48
48 Graphics Design
Graphics Design
27.81 -0.68
49 Industrial Design
Industrial Design
26.39 -0.72
50 Cosmetic Product Design
Beauty, Personal Care and Cosmetic Products Design
23.89 -0.63
51 Protective Equipment Design
Safety Clothing and Personal Protective Equipment Design
23.54 -0.38
52 Machinery Design
Prosumer Products, Tools, and Machinery Design
21.75 0.39
53 Limited Edition Design
Limited Edition and Custom Design
21.40 -0.15
54 Wearable Technology Design
Wearable Technologies Design
21.04 0.01
55 Cultural Heritage Design
Cultural Heritage and Culture Industry Design
20.33 -0.12
56 Urban Planning Design
Urban Planning and Urban Design
19.61 -0.44
57 Generative Design
Generative, Algorithmic and Parametric Design
18.19 0.24
58 Computer Graphics Design
Computer Graphics and 3D Model Design
18.19 -0.04
59 Hardware Design
Hardware, Power and Hand Tools Design
16.76 -0.32
60 Performing Art Design
Performing Arts, Style and Scenery Design
15.69 -0.30
61 Musical Instrument Design
Musical Instruments Design
14.26 -0.04
62 Furniture Accessory Design
Furniture Accessories, Hardware and Materials Design
13.91 -0.43
63 Universal Design
Ease of Use and Universal Design
13.55 -0.23
64 Education Design
Education and Training Content Design
11.77 -0.38
65 Literature Design
Writing, Literature and Content Design
10.70 0.61
66 Cybernetics Design
Cybernetics, Prosthesis and Bio-Engineering Design
10.70 0.61
67 Media Design
Digital and Broadcasting Media Design
10.34 0.46
68 Adult Product Design
Adult Toys and Products Design
9.98 0.99
69 Volunteerism Design
Public Awareness, Volunteerism, and Society Design
9.63 -0.30
70 Design Quality Design
Design Quality and Innovation
9.63 0.82
71 Information Technologies Design
Information Technologies Design
8.91 0.49
72 Energy Design
Energy Products and Devices Design
8.91 -0.55
73 Unexpected Design
Unexpected Design
8.91 -0.11
74 Music Design
Music, Audio and Sound Design
8.56 -0.25
75 Secret Design
Concealed, Hidden and Secret Design
8.20 -0.80
76 Disposable Product Design
Disposable and Single-Use Product Design
7.85 -0.01
77 Service Design
Meta, Strategic and Service Design
7.85 0.72
78 Excellence in Design Design
Excellence in Design
7.49 -0.18
79 Agriculture Design
Agriculture, Horticulture and Fisheries Design
6.78 0.12
80 Accolade Design
Awards, Prize and Competitions Design
6.06 0.57
81 Young Design
Young Design
5.35 -0.68
82 Innovation Design
Radical Innovation and New Technologies Design
4.99 -0.18
83 Heavy Machinery Design
Heavy Machinery Design
4.64 -0.43
84 Interaction Design
Interaction Design
4.64 0.65
85 Real Estate Design
Construction and Real Estate Projects Design
4.64 -0.43
86 Information Processing Design
Information Processing Tools Design
4.64 0.65
87 Banking Instrument Design
Banking and Finance Instruments Design
4.28 -0.68
88 Infrastructure Design
Engineering, Construction and Infrastructure Design
4.28 0.32
89 Customer Service Design
Sales, Contact Center and Customer Service Design
3.92 -0.01
90 Multidisciplinary Design
Multidisciplinary and Interdisciplinary Design
3.21 -0.68
91 Aircraft Design
Aerospace and Aircraft Design
2.85 -1.01
92 Manufacturing Design
Manufacturing and Processing Machinery Design
2.85 0.32
93 Car Design
Car and Land Based Motor Vehicles Design
2.85 -1.01
94 Public Service Design
Governance and Public Services Design
2.14 -0.68
95 Retro Design
Creative Legacy, Retro and Evergreen Design
2.14 2.32
96 Natural Science Design
Natural Sciences and Mathematics Design
1.78 1.32
97 Social Science Design
Social and Behavioral Sciences Design
1.78 -1.18
98 Design Research Design
Advanced Design and Design Research
1.78 1.32

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  • DAC, the Design Classifications website ranks all designers worldwide, in all industries to help you find best designers in all industries.
  • For each industry, designers with the most number of awards in that industry are displayed first; and among award winning designers, platinum, gold, silver, bronze and iron level design awards contribute to rankings differently.
  • Data displayed is from 2018 to 2019. Rankings cover over 100+ different design industries.
  • You need to be winner of A' Design Award to be ranked. When taking part in A' Design Award, before nominating your design, you could get a complimentary, free of charge and confidential preliminary score to see whether your work would potentially qualify for an award or not.
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