Design Business Insights
Published by A' Design Award
Taiwan in

All Industries

Ranked and Sorted

Taiwan Ranked

by Competitiveness in All Industries

Rank Design Category Competitiveness
1 Taiwan in Interior Space and Exhibition Design 1748 4 53 177 163 131
2 Taiwan in Spatial Design 163 - - 19 23 9
3 Taiwan in Furniture, Decorative Items and Homeware Design 97 1 6 10 5 3
4 Taiwan in Architecture, Building and Structure Design 77 - 5 9 4 2
5 Taiwan in Arts, Crafts and Ready-Made Design 59 1 3 4 6 2
6 Taiwan in Packaging Design 48 - 3 6 3 -
7 Taiwan in Graphics and Visual Communication Design 37 - - 6 3 2
8 Taiwan in Art Materials, Stationery Supplies and Gift Items Design 30 1 - 3 2 3
9 Taiwan in Lighting Products and Lighting Projects Design 27 - 1 4 2 -
10 Taiwan in Footwear, Shoes and Boots Design 25 1 2 1 1 1
11 Taiwan in Jewelry, Eyewear and Watch Design 14 1 - 2 - -
12 Taiwan in Digital and Electronic Devices Design 13 1 - 1 1 -
13 Taiwan in Fashion, Apparel and Garment Design 12 - 1 1 1 -
14 Taiwan in Vehicle, Mobility and Transportation Design 11 1 - - 1 1
15 Taiwan in Fashion and Travel Accessories Design 11 - 1 1 - 1
16 Taiwan in Pet Supplies and Products for Animals Design 10 - 2 - - -
17 Taiwan in Hospitality, Recreation, Travel and Tourism Design 9 - 1 1 - -
18 Taiwan in Advertising, Marketing and Communication Design 9 - 1 1 - -
19 Taiwan in Beauty, Personal Care and Cosmetic Products Design 9 - - - 1 3
20 Taiwan in Engineering and Technical Design 9 - 1 1 - -
21 Taiwan in Sustainable Products, Projects and Green Design 9 - - 1 1 1
22 Taiwan in Landscape Planning and Garden Design 8 - - 2 - -
23 Taiwan in Home Appliances Design 8 - - - 2 1
24 Taiwan in Prosumer Products, Tools, and Machinery Design 7 - - 1 1 -
25 Taiwan in Baby, Kids' and Children's Products Design 7 - - 1 1 -
26 Taiwan in Sports, Entertainment and Recreation Equipment Design 7 - 1 - - 1
27 Taiwan in Bakeware, Tableware, Drinkware and Cookware Design 6 - - 1 - 1
28 Taiwan in 3D Printed Forms and Products Design 6 - - - 2 -
29 Taiwan in Industrial Design 6 - - - 2 -
30 Taiwan in Event and Happening Design 5 - 1 - - -
31 Taiwan in Movie and Animation Design 5 - 1 - - -
32 Taiwan in Wearable Technologies Design 4 - - 1 - -
33 Taiwan in Idea Design 4 - - 1 - -
34 Taiwan in Toy, Games and Hobby Products Design 4 - - 1 - -
35 Taiwan in Public Awareness, Volunteerism, and Society Design 4 - - 1 - -
36 Taiwan in Luxury Design 4 - - 1 - -
37 Taiwan in Photography and Photo Manipulation Design 4 - - 1 - -
38 Taiwan in Building Materials, Construction Components, Structures & Systems Design 4 - - - - 2
39 Taiwan in Scientific Instruments, Medical Devices and Research Equipment Design 3 - - - 1 -
40 Taiwan in Differently Abled and Seniors' Assistance Design 3 - - - 1 -
41 Taiwan in Limited Edition and Custom Design 3 - - - 1 -
42 Taiwan in Social Design 3 - - - 1 -
43 Taiwan in Print and Published Media Design 2 - - - - 1
44 Taiwan in Yacht and Marine Vessels Design 2 - - - - 1
45 Taiwan in Generative, Algorithmic and Parametric Design 2 - - - - 1

List above shows Taiwan design capacity in all industries and sectors. View Design Rankings and Standings in: All Industries / All Countries.

Methods

Questions and Details

1What are design business strengths of Taiwan?
Taiwan is most competitive in Interior Space and Exhibition Design (design strengths) followed by Spatial Design and Furniture, Decorative Items and Homeware Design as noted in the table above. If you click on any of the categories listed above you could learn further details on them. You might be further interested in DAC - Design Classifications if you would rather find out leading designers in each design industry.

2How do you determine which industries Taiwan is competitive for?
The competitiveness of countries in diverse industries are calculated by the number of works competing for design awards from any given country in any given specific industry; the more successful contestants from a country in a specific industry, the more competitive the country in that specific industry. All design industries and disciplines from all countries are considered for the design insights rankings. For each design industry, we consider how many designers, artists, architects, brands or design agencies are literally competing by taking part in design awards from Taiwan.

3Do you have further details or more detailed rankings?
Indeed, we do and present them standalone at different websites: Designer Rankings, is a list of world-top designers, in all industries, from all countries. Design Classifications, helps you discover leading designers for any given design industry. World Design Rankings is a global ranking of design for countries, and you can also learn top designers from each country. Popular Designers Index, as its name suggests is a ranking of designers, based on popularity. You are currently at Design Insights.

Categories

Scope and Reach

Industrial Designs

The creative act of determining and defining an industrial, mass-market product's form and features influenced by factors as varied as materials, production processes, business strategy and prevailing social, commercial or aesthetic attitudes. Industrial design is a process of design applied to products that are to be manufactured through techniques of mass production.

Architectural Designs

The design activity of the architect, from the macro-level (urban design, landscape architecture) to the micro-level (construction details and furniture). Architecture is both the process and the product of planning, designing, and constructing buildings or any other structures. Architectural works, in the material form of buildings, are often perceived as cultural symbols and as works of art.

Product Designs

Product design is to create a new product to be sold by a business to its customers. The product designer's role is to combine art, science, and technology to create new products that people can use. Product design overlaps with but also highly different from industrial design as it further relates to strategic and tactical activities, from idea generation to commercialization.

Communication Designs

Communication design is a mixed discipline between design and information-development which is concerned with how media intervention such as printed, crafted, electronic media or presentations communicate with people. A communication design approach is not only concerned with developing the message aside from the aesthetics in media, but also with creating new media channels to ensure the message reaches the target audience.

Service Designs

Service design is the activity of planning and organizing people, infrastructure, communication and material components of a service in order to improve its quality and the interaction between the service provider and its customers.

Fashion Designs

Fashion design is the art of applying design, aesthetics and natural beauty to clothing and its accessories. It is influenced by cultural and social attitudes, and has varied over time and place. Fashion designers work in a number of ways in designing clothing and accessories such as bracelets and necklaces.

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