Japan Design Rankings : Years 2010 - 2017

This page displays the top designers in Japan. To learn more about the designers, please click on their names.

Rank   Country Awards Score Average
7 Japan 215 888 28 54 74 36 23 4.13

Rank   Name Surname Awards Score Average
1 Katsumi Tamura (JP) 38 186 11 16 7 4 - 4.89
2 Yasumichi Morita (JP) 7 32 2 2 2 - 1 4.57
3 Shunmyo Masuno (JP) 2 12 2 - - - - 6.00
4 E-graphics communications (JP) 18 75 1 6 6 5 - 4.17
5 Tetsuya Matsumoto (JP) 5 25 1 3 1 - - 5.00
6 Ryumei Fujiki + Yukiko Sato (JP) 2 11 1 1 - - - 5.50
7 Duncan Shotton (JP) 2 11 1 1 - - - 5.50
8 Kazuaki Kawahara (JP) 2 11 1 1 - - - 5.50
9 Hidebumi Yamaguchi & Takeda Inc. (JP) 2 11 1 1 - - - 5.50
10 Naoki Kawamoto (JP) 1 6 1 - - - - 6.00
11 Keiichi Hayashi (JP) 1 6 1 - - - - 6.00
12 Narumi Corporation (JP) 1 6 1 - - - - 6.00
13 Naoya Matsumoto (JP) 1 6 1 - - - - 6.00
14 Aya Codama (JP) 1 6 1 - - - - 6.00
15 Kota Sagae (JP) 1 6 1 - - - - 6.00
16 Ryoichi Niwata (JP) 1 6 1 - - - - 6.00
17 Aiji Inoue / Doyle Collection co.ltd. (JP) 6 23 - 1 4 - 1 3.83
18 Masahiko Sato (JP) 5 20 - 1 3 1 - 4.00
19 ATSUHIKO SUGIYAMA (JP) 4 16 - 1 2 1 - 4.00
20 Shinn Asano (JP) 3 12 - 1 1 1 - 4.00
21 KAZ Shirane (JP) 2 9 - 1 1 - - 4.50
22 CRITIBA (JP) 2 9 - 1 1 - - 4.50
23 Ryoji Iedokoro (JP) 2 9 - 1 1 - - 4.50
24 Yuta Takahashi (JP) 2 8 - 1 - 1 - 4.00
25 24° Studio (JP) 1 5 - 1 - - - 5.00
26 Specialnormal Inc. (JP) 1 5 - 1 - - - 5.00
27 Yusuke Tominaga (JP) 1 5 - 1 - - - 5.00
28 Daisuke Iguchi (JP) 1 5 - 1 - - - 5.00
29 Gwenael Nicolas (JP) 1 5 - 1 - - - 5.00
30 Rianti Hidayat (JP) 1 5 - 1 - - - 5.00
31 Satoshi Okada (JP) 1 5 - 1 - - - 5.00
32 Yoko Kakuchi (JP) 1 5 - 1 - - - 5.00
33 Hajime Tsushima (JP) 1 5 - 1 - - - 5.00
34 Kairo Kusamoto (JP) 1 5 - 1 - - - 5.00
35 Tomoatsu Hattori (JP) 1 5 - 1 - - - 5.00
36 Takeshi Sawada (JP) 1 5 - 1 - - - 5.00
37 Shiro Nakane (JP) 1 5 - 1 - - - 5.00
38 Shingyo Ozawa (JP) 1 5 - 1 - - - 5.00
39 Ryohei Kanda (JP) 1 5 - 1 - - - 5.00
40 Moriyuki Ochiai (JP) 4 12 - - 2 - 2 3.00
41 h220430 (JP) 2 8 - - 2 - - 4.00
42 Hisanori Ban (JP) 2 8 - - 2 - - 4.00
43 Kotoaki Asano (JP) 2 8 - - 2 - - 4.00
44 Jun Murata (JP) 3 9 - - 1 1 1 3.00
45 Taiju Yamashita (JP) 2 7 - - 1 1 - 3.50
46 YOSHIHIRO MATSUURA (JP) 2 7 - - 1 1 - 3.50
47 Yasuhito Takeuchi (JP) 2 7 - - 1 1 - 3.50
48 Shoichiro Takei (JP) 1 4 - - 1 - - 4.00
49 Yoichi Kondo (JP) 1 4 - - 1 - - 4.00
50 Hiroyuki Morita (JP) 1 4 - - 1 - - 4.00

About Japan Design Rankings List: The list above displays the best designers in Japan, based on the number of design awards won in a wide-range of design competition categories. The number one ranked spot in this list is therefore the answer to the question: "Who is the best designer in Japan?". Award winning designers from Japan are ranked based on the number of design awards won between years 2010 to 2017 in the international juried design awards and competitions.

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