Design Business Insights
Published by A' Design Award
Greece in

All Industries

Ranked and Sorted

Greece Ranked

by Competitiveness in All Industries

Rank Design Category Competitiveness
1 Greece in Packaging Design 99 1 5 12 4 4
2 Greece in Furniture, Decorative Items and Homeware Design 77 - 3 5 12 3
3 Greece in Architecture, Building and Structure Design 43 1 1 6 2 1
4 Greece in Interior Space and Exhibition Design 36 - - 6 2 3
5 Greece in Street Furniture Design 29 - 4 1 1 1
6 Greece in Jewelry, Eyewear and Watch Design 17 - 1 2 - 2
7 Greece in Graphics and Visual Communication Design 17 - - 1 3 2
8 Greece in Lighting Products and Lighting Projects Design 15 - - 3 1 -
9 Greece in Hospitality, Recreation, Travel and Tourism Design 12 - 1 1 1 -
10 Greece in Bakeware, Tableware, Drinkware and Cookware Design 8 - - 2 - -
11 Greece in Sustainable Products, Projects and Green Design 7 - - 1 1 -
12 Greece in Urban Planning and Urban Design 6 - - - 2 -
13 Greece in Fashion and Travel Accessories Design 6 - - 1 - 1
14 Greece in Landscape Planning and Garden Design 5 - - - 1 1
15 Greece in Building Materials, Construction Components, Structures & Systems Design 5 - 1 - - -
16 Greece in Vehicle, Mobility and Transportation Design 4 - - - - 2
17 Greece in Unexpected Design 4 - - 1 - -
18 Greece in Furniture Accessories, Hardware and Materials Design 4 - - 1 - -
19 Greece in Textile, Fabric, Textures, Patterns and Cloth Design 4 - - 1 - -
20 Greece in Fashion, Apparel and Garment Design 4 - - 1 - -
21 Greece in Futuristic Design 4 - - 1 - -
22 Greece in Social Design 3 - - - 1 -
23 Greece in Art Materials, Stationery Supplies and Gift Items Design 2 - - - - 1
24 Greece in 2 - - - - 1
25 Greece in Digital and Electronic Devices Design 2 - - - - 1
26 Greece in Bathroom Furniture and Sanitary Ware Design 2 - - - - 1

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


Questions and Details

1What are design business strengths of Greece?
Greece is most competitive in Packaging Design (design strengths) followed by Furniture, Decorative Items and Homeware Design and Architecture, Building and Structure 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 Greece 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 Greece.

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.


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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