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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.

List features Avril Lavigne, Frank Gehry and more.

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.

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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
    • Age: 73
    • Birthplace: Shanghai, China
  • Avril Ramona Lavigne (; French: [avʁil laviɲ]; born September 27, 1984) is a Canadian singer, songwriter, and actress. By the age of 15, she had appeared on stage with Shania Twain and by 16, she had signed a two-album recording contract with Arista Records worth more than $2 million. Her debut studio album, Let Go (2002), emphasized a skate punk persona that has earned her the title "Pop Punk Queen", from critics and music publications, due to her achievement and impact in the industry. Lavigne is considered a key musician in the development of pop punk music, since she paved the way for female-driven, punk-influenced pop music. Since her professional debut, Lavigne has sold more than 40...  more
    • Age: 36
    • 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
    • Age: 61
    • Birthplace: Greater Sudbury, Canada
  • Candice Olson (born October 27, 1964) is a Canadian designer. She was the host of the Toronto-based home-makeover shows Divine Design and Candice Tells All, which aired on the W Network in Canada and on HGTV in the United States....  more
    • Age: 56
    • Birthplace: Canada