Designers Famous Designers from Canada

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List of notable or famous designers from Canada, with bios and photos, including the top designers born in Canada and even some popular designers who immigrated to Canada. If you're trying to find out the names of famous Canadian designers then this list is the perfect resource for you. These designers are among the most prominent in their field, and information about each well-known designer from Canada is included when available.

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This historic designers from Canada list can help answer the questions "Who are some Canadian designers of note?" and "Who are the most famous designers from Canada?" These prominent designers of Canada may or may not be currently alive, but what they all have in common is that they're all respected Canadian designers.

Use this list of renowned Canadian designers to discover some new designers that you aren't familiar with. Don't forget to share this list by clicking one of the social media icons at the top or bottom of the page. (13 items)
Alfred Sung is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Designers from Canada
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Alfred Sung is a Chinese-born Canadian fashion designer, producing apparel, fragrance, accessories and home fashions for women and men. He was born in Shanghai and raised in Hong Kong. Sung is the brother of late Hong Kong actress Lydia Shum. He is also a founder of Club Monaco, a mid-priced, high-end casual clothing retailer. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 69

Birthplace: Shanghai, China

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Avril Lavigne is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Designers from Canada
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Avril Ramona Lavigne is a Canadian-French singer and songwriter. She was born in Belleville, Ontario, and spent most of her youth in the town of Napanee. By the age of 15, she had appeared on stage with Shania Twain; by 16, she had signed a two-album recording contract with Arista Records worth more than $2 million. In 2002, when she was 17 years old, Lavigne entered the music industry with her debut album Let Go, becoming one of the most popular pop punk artists, a reason she earned her reputation of a 'skater punk' persona and "pop punk princess". Since her professional debut she has sold more than 30 million albums and over 50 million singles worldwide. Let Go made Lavigne the youngest ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 33

Birthplace: Belleville, Canada

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Bruce Mau is a Canadian designer. From 1985-2010, Mau was the creative director of Bruce Mau Design, and the founder of the Institute without Boundaries. In 2010 Mau went on to establish The Massive Change Network in Chicago. He started as a graphic designer but later veered his career towards the worlds of architecture, art, museums, film, eco-environmental design, and conceptual philosophy. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 58

Birthplace: Greater Sudbury, Canada

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Candice Olson is a Canadian interior designer. She is the host of the Toronto-based home-makeover shows Divine Design and Candice Tells All, which air on the W Network in Canada and on HGTV in the United States. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 53

Birthplace: Canada

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