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

Eiko Ishioka and Shigeo Fukuda are only the beginning of the people on this list.

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

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Chikabo Kumada is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Graphic Designers from Japan
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Chikabo Kumada is a highly-regarded botanical artist, book illustrator, and author who may be to Japan and insects what James Audubon was to North America and birds. Kumada is often identified as a pioneer in the field of botanical art in Japan but he may be better known for the vibrantly-painted ...more

Age: Died at 98 (1911-2009)

Birthplace: Yokohama, Japan

Profession: Author, Graphic Designer, Artist

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Ed Tsuwaki is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Graphic Designers from Japan
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Ed Tsuwaki is a painter, illustrator, graphic designer and fashion/product designer. ...more

Age: 50

Birthplace: Saeki-ku, Hiroshima, Japan

Profession: Fashion designer, Illustrator, Painter, Graphic Designer, Product Designer

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Eiko Ishioka is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Graphic Designers from Japan
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Eiko Ishioka was a Japanese art director, costume and graphic designer known for her work in stage, screen, advertising and print media. Noted for her advertising campaigns for the Japanese boutique chain Parco, she designed uniforms and outerwear for members of the Swiss, Canadian, Japanese and ...more

Age: Died at 74 (1938-2012)

Birthplace: Tokyo, Japan

Profession: Art Director, Production Designer, Graphic Designer, Costume Designer, Film Director

Credits: Björk: Greatest Hits

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Katsumi Komagata is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Graphic Designers from Japan
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Katsumi Komagata is a Japanese graphic designer. ...more

Age: 62

Profession: Illustrator, Graphic Designer, Artist

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