Japan Design Rankings : Years 2010 - 2016

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

Rank   Country Awards Score Average
8 Japan 131 553 21 35 40 22 13 4.22

Rank   Name Surname Awards Score Average
1 Katsumi Tamura (JP) 37 181 11 15 7 4 - 4.89
2 Tomohira Kodama (JP) 11 47 1 4 3 3 - 4.27
3 Yasumichi Morita (JP) 7 32 2 2 2 - 1 4.57
4 Masahiko Sato (JP) 4 16 - 1 2 1 - 4.00
5 Shinn Asano (JP) 3 12 - 1 1 1 - 4.00
6 Duncan Shotton (JP) 2 11 1 1 - - - 5.50
7 Ryumei Fujiki (JP) 2 11 1 1 - - - 5.50
8 Tetsuya Matsumoto (JP) 2 10 - 2 - - - 5.00
9 Aiji Inoue (JP) 3 10 - - 2 - 1 3.33
10 Kaz Shirane (JP) 2 9 - 1 1 - - 4.50
11 Hisanori Ban (JP) 2 8 - - 2 - - 4.00
12 Satoshi Itasaka (JP) 2 8 - - 2 - - 4.00
13 Taiju Yamashita (JP) 2 7 - - 1 1 - 3.50
14 Aya Codama (JP) 1 6 1 - - - - 6.00
15 Naoya Matsumoto (JP) 1 6 1 - - - - 6.00
16 Narumi Corporation (JP) 1 6 1 - - - - 6.00
17 Keiichi Hayashi (JP) 1 6 1 - - - - 6.00
18 Naoki Kawamoto (JP) 1 6 1 - - - - 6.00
19 Moriyuki Ochiai (JP) 2 6 - - 1 - 1 3.00
20 Kazuaki Kawahara (JP) 1 5 - 1 - - - 5.00
21 Rianti Hidayat (JP) 1 5 - 1 - - - 5.00
22 Gwenael Nicolas (JP) 1 5 - 1 - - - 5.00
23 Daisuke Iguchi (JP) 1 5 - 1 - - - 5.00
24 Yusuke Tominaga (JP) 1 5 - 1 - - - 5.00
25 Shin Takahashi (JP) 1 5 - 1 - - - 5.00

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 2016 in the international juried design awards and competitions.

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