Design Business Insights : Years 2010 - 2017

This page displays major design categories. Click on a category to discover best-performing countries..

Rank Design Category Popularity
1 Interior Space and Exhibition Design 1,145.16
2 Furniture, Decorative Items and Homeware Design 618.55
3 Packaging Design 388.98
4 Architecture, Building and Structure Design 351.88
5 Graphics and Visual Communication Design 343.28
6 Jewelry, Eyewear and Watch Design 247.58
7 Lighting Products and Lighting Projects Design 224.46
8 Digital and Electronic Devices Design 170.43
9 Arts, Crafts and Ready-Made Design 121.77
10 Bakeware, Tableware, Drinkware and Cookware Design 113.98
11 Home Appliances Design 93.55
12 Bathroom Furniture and Sanitary Ware Design 87.63
13 Vehicle, Mobility and Transportation Design 75.54
14 Fashion, Apparel and Garment Design 66.13
15 Fashion and Travel Accessories Design 65.32
16 Scientific Instruments, Medical Devices and Research Equipment Design 57.80
17 Street Furniture Design 53.76
18 Spatial Design 53.23
19 Building Materials, Construction Components, Structures & Systems Design 52.96
20 Sustainable Products, Projects and Green Design 52.42
21 Toy, Games and Hobby Products Design 51.61
22 Website and Web Design 48.12
23 Social Design 44.35
24 Baby, Kids' and Children's Products Design 37.10
25 Hospitality, Recreation, Travel and Tourism Design 34.14
26 Sports, Entertainment and Recreation Equipment Design 32.80
27 Art Materials, Stationery Supplies and Gift Items Design 32.80
28 Photography and Photo Manipulation Design 31.72
29 Advertising, Marketing and Communication Design 28.76
30 Interface and Interaction Design 27.42
31 Yacht and Marine Vessels Design 27.15
32 3D Printed Forms and Products Design 27.15
33 Event and Happening Design 26.88
34 Food, Beverage and Culinary Arts Design 26.61
35 Mobile Technologies, Applications and Software Design 24.73
36 Futuristic Design 23.66
37 Engineering and Technical Design 23.39
38 Landscape Planning and Garden Design 23.39
39 Pet Supplies and Products for Animals Design 20.97
40 Footwear, Shoes and Boots Design 20.70
41 Idea Design 19.89
42 Differently Abled and Seniors' Assistance Design 19.89
43 Movie and Animation Design 18.55
44 Textile, Fabric, Textures, Patterns and Cloth Design 18.01
45 Security and Surveillance Products Design 16.13
46 Luxury Design 15.32
47 Prosumer Products, Tools, and Machinery Design 13.17
48 Print and Published Media Design 12.90
49 Safety Clothing and Personal Protective Equipment Design 12.10
50 Beauty, Personal Care and Cosmetic Products Design 12.10
51 Industrial Design 12.10
52 Cultural Heritage and Culture Industry Design 11.83
53 Wearable Technologies Design 11.29
54 Performing Arts, Style and Scenery Design 10.75
55 Musical Instruments Design 9.14
56 Limited Edition and Custom Design 9.14
57 Graphics Design 9.14
58 Furniture Accessories, Hardware and Materials Design 8.87
59 Urban Planning and Urban Design 8.33
60 Computer Graphics and 3D Model Design 8.06
61 Writing, Literature and Content Design 8.06
62 Cybernetics, Prosthesis and Bio-Engineering Design 8.06
63 Digital and Broadcasting Media Design 7.80
64 Generative, Algorithmic and Parametric Design 7.53
65 Adult Toys and Products Design 7.53
66 Education and Training Content Design 7.26
67 Hardware, Power and Hand Tools Design 7.26
68 Public Awareness, Volunteerism, and Society Design 6.45
69 Ease of Use and Universal Design 6.18
70 Disposable and Single-Use Product Design 5.91
71 Unexpected Design 5.65
72 Music, Audio and Sound Design 5.65
73 Meta, Strategic and Service Design 5.11
74 Energy Products and Devices Design 5.11
75 Design Quality and Innovation 4.84
76 Excellence in Design 4.57
77 Young Design 4.03
78 Agriculture, Horticulture and Fisheries Design 3.49
79 Heavy Machinery Design 3.49
80 Information Processing Tools Design 3.49
81 Construction and Real Estate Projects Design 3.49
82 Awards, Prize and Competitions Design 3.23
83 Concealed, Hidden and Secret Design 3.23
84 Information Technologies Design 2.96
85 Radical Innovation and New Technologies Design 2.69
86 Banking and Finance Instruments Design 2.42
87 Engineering, Construction and Infrastructure Design 2.15
88 Manufacturing and Processing Machinery Design 2.15
89 Aerospace and Aircraft Design 1.61
90 Creative Legacy, Retro and Evergreen Design 1.61
91 Multidisciplinary and Interdisciplinary Design 1.61
92 Car and Land Based Motor Vehicles Design 1.34
93 Interaction Design 1.34
94 Natural Sciences and Mathematics Design 1.34
95 Social and Behavioral Sciences Design 1.34
96 Advanced Design and Design Research 1.34

About Design Business Insights: The list above displays the most popular design disciplines. Click on a category to discover best-performing countries for that particular category.

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