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List of notable or famous graphic designers from the Netherlands, with bios and photos, including the top graphic designers born in the Netherlands and even some popular graphic designers who immigrated to the Netherlands. If you're trying to find out the names of famous Dutch 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 the Netherlands is included when available.

This list below has everything from Sander Plug to Paul Schuitema.

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

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Albert-Jan Pool is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Graphic Designers from the Netherlands
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Albert-Jan Pool is a Dutch professional type designer. He studied at the Royal Academy of Arts in The Hague. After his study he left for Germany. From 1987 to 1991 he was Type Director at Scangraphic in Wedel, near Hamburg. From 1991 to 1994 he was Manager of Type Design and Production at URW. During this time he completed his type families URW Imperial, URW Linear and URW Mauritius. By January 1995 he started his own studio Dutch Design. Together with type-consultant Stefan Rögener and copywriter Ursula Packhäuser he wrote and designed a book on the effects of typefaces on brand image entitled ‘Branding with Type’, which has been published by Adobe Press in 1995. FF DIN and FF OCR-F were ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 57

Birthplace: Amsterdam, Netherlands

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Anton Janson is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Graphic Designers from the Netherlands
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Anton Janson

Anton Janson was a Dutch type founder and printer. The typeface Janson is named after him, although it can also be attributed to Hungarian punch-cutter and printer Miklós Kis. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: Dec. at 67 (1620-1687)

Dick Bruna is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Graphic Designers from the Netherlands
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Dick Bruna is a Dutch author, artist, illustrator and graphic designer. Bruna is best known for his children's books which he authored and illustrated, now numbering over 200. His best known creation is Miffy, a small rabbit drawn with heavy graphic lines, simple shapes and primary colors. Other recurring characters include Boris the little boy bear and Barbara his girlfriend, Poppy the kind pig lady and Snuffy the dog. Additionally, Bruna has also created stories for characters such as Lottie, Farmer John, and Hettie Hedgehog. Aside from his prolific catalog of children's books, Bruna also illustrated and designed book covers, posters and promotional materials for his father's publishing ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 90

Birthplace: Utrecht, Netherlands

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Gerard Unger is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Graphic Designers from the Netherlands
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Gerard Unger is a Dutch graphic and type designer. He studied at the Gerrit Rietveld Academie in Amsterdam from 1963–67, and subsequently worked at Total Design, Prad and Joh. Enschedé. In 1975, he established himself as an independent developer. He lives and works in Bussum, Netherlands. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 76

Birthplace: Arnhem, Kingdom of the Netherlands

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