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List of famous graphic designers, with photos, bios, and other information when available. Who are the top graphic designers in the world? This includes the most prominent graphic designers, living and dead, both in America and abroad. This list of notable graphic designers is ordered by their level of prominence, and can be sorted for various bits of information, such as where these historic graphic designers were born and what their nationality is. The people on this list are from different countries, but what they all have in common is that they're all renowned graphic designers.

With people ranging from John Mayer to Phil Hartman, this is a great starting point for a list of your favorites.

From reputable, prominent, and well known graphic designers to the lesser known graphic designers of today, these are some of the best professionals in the graphic designer field. If you want to answer the questions, "Who are the most famous graphic designers ever?" and "What are the names of famous graphic designers?" then you're in the right place. (991 items)

John Mayer is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list List of Famous Graphic Designers
John Mayer John Clayton Mayer is an American singer-songwriter and producer. He was born in Bridgeport, Connecticut, and raised in nearby Fairfield. He attended Berklee College of Music in Boston, ...more

Alan Rickman is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list List of Famous Graphic Designers
Alan Rickman Alan Sidney Patrick Rickman is an English actor. Rickman is a former member of the Royal Shakespeare Company in both modern and classical theatre productions. His breakout performance was as the ...more

Phil Hartman is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list List of Famous Graphic Designers
Phil Hartman Philip Edward "Phil" Hartman was a Canadian-American actor, comedian, screenwriter, and graphic artist. Born in Brantford, Ontario, Hartman and his family moved to the United States ...more

iJustine is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list List of Famous Graphic Designers
iJustine Justine Ezarik is an American comedian, Internet celebrity, actress and occasional television host. She is best known as iJustine, a lifecaster who communicated directly with her millions of ...more

Shepard Fairey is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list List of Famous Graphic Designers
Shepard Fairey Shepard Fairey is a skateboarder, graphic artist and illustrator.

Mike Shinoda is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list List of Famous Graphic Designers
Mike Shinoda Michael Kenji "Mike" Shinoda LHD is an American musician, record producer, and artist. He co-founded Linkin Park in 1996 and is the band's rhythm guitarist, songwriter, keyboardist, ...more

Quentin Crisp is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list List of Famous Graphic Designers
Quentin Crisp Quentin Crisp was an English writer and raconteur. From a conventional suburban background Crisp grew up with effeminate tendencies which he flaunted by parading the streets in make-up and ...more

Peter Max is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list List of Famous Graphic Designers
Peter Max Peter Max is a German-born American illustrator and graphic artist, known for the use of psychedelic shapes and color palettes as well as spectra in his work. At first, works in this style ...more

Chip Kidd is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list List of Famous Graphic Designers
Chip Kidd Chip Kidd is an American author, editor, and graphic designer, best known for his book covers.

Diana Doll is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list List of Famous Graphic Designers
Diana Doll Diana Doll is a Slovak pornographic actress and model. Doll was previously known as Sue Diamond, but changed her name due to being confused with fellow Slovak porn actress Suzie Diamond. Aside ...more

Mathieu Soucy is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list List of Famous Graphic Designers
Mathieu Soucy Mathieu Soucy is a professionnal drummer, composer and multi-instrumentist musician based in Quebec city. Drummer and percussionist for many bands and artists such as Quebec city rock ...more

Alex Sedano is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list List of Famous Graphic Designers

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Herb Gardner is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list List of Famous Graphic Designers
Herb Gardner Herbert George Gardner, better known as Herb Gardner, was an American commercial artist, cartoonist, playwright and screenwriter.

Jerrelle Clark is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list List of Famous Graphic Designers

Rob Carter is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list List of Famous Graphic Designers
Rob Carter Rob Carter is an American professor of typography and graphic design at Virginia Commonwealth University.

Don Clark is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list List of Famous Graphic Designers
Don Clark Don Clark is an American musician. He was the rhythm guitarist and bassist for the Christian metal band, Demon Hunter, which he co-founded with his brother, vocalist Ryan Clark. Before Demon ...more

Buğra Gülsoy is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list List of Famous Graphic Designers
Buğra Gülsoy Buğra Gülsoy is a Turkish actor, architect, director, graphic designer and photographer.

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William Morris is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list List of Famous Graphic Designers
William Morris William Morris was an English textile designer, poet, novelist, translator, and socialist activist. Associated with the British Arts and Crafts Movement, he was a major contributor to the ...more

Abbas Kiarostami is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list List of Famous Graphic Designers
Abbas Kiarostami Abbas Kiarostami is an Iranian film director, screenwriter, photographer and film producer. An active filmmaker since 1970, Kiarostami has been involved in over forty films, including shorts and ...more

Saul Bass is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list List of Famous Graphic Designers
Saul Bass Saul Bass was an American graphic designer and Academy Award winning filmmaker, best known for his design of motion picture title sequences, film posters, and corporate logos. During his 40-year ...more

Dan Cunneen is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list List of Famous Graphic Designers
Dan Cunneen Dan Cunneen is a drummer, songwriter, disc jockey, and freelance graphic designer originally from Portland, Oregon, U.S.A.. Cunneen is best known for his drum work with the 1980s Portland, ...more

Brendan Green is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list List of Famous Graphic Designers
Brendan Green Brendan Green is an Olympic Biathlete from Canada.

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Seymour Chwast is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list List of Famous Graphic Designers
Seymour Chwast Seymour Chwast is a graphic designer.

Bill Plympton is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list List of Famous Graphic Designers
Bill Plympton Bill Plympton is an American animator, graphic designer, cartoonist, director, screenwriter and producer best known for his 1987 Academy Award-nominated animated short Your Face and his series ...more

Eric Gill is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list List of Famous Graphic Designers
Eric Gill Arthur Eric Rowton Gill was an English sculptor, typeface designer, stonecutter and printmaker, who was associated with the Arts and Crafts movement. He is a controversial figure, with his ...more

Paul Giambarba is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list List of Famous Graphic Designers
Paul Giambarba Paul Giambarba is an American graphic designer, cartoonist, writer and illustrator. Giambarba's most recent work was introduced at the International Center of Photography in New York City on 18 ...more

Jan Lenica is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list List of Famous Graphic Designers
Jan Lenica Jan Lenica was a Polish graphic designer and cartoonist. A graduate of the Architecture Department of Warsaw Polytechnic, Lenica became a poster illustrator and a collaborator on the early ...more

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Joan Brossa is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list List of Famous Graphic Designers
Joan Brossa Joan Brossa was a Catalan poet, as well as a playwright, graphic designer and visual artist. He wrote his huge literary work in the Catalan language only. He was one of the founders of both the ...more

Michelle Hlubinka is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list List of Famous Graphic Designers
Michelle Hlubinka Michelle Hlubinka is an artist, graphic designer, educator and technologist living in Berkeley, California.

Caroline Robert is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list List of Famous Graphic Designers
Caroline Robert Caroline Robert is a Juno Award nominated graphic designer

Keith Roberts is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list List of Famous Graphic Designers
Keith Roberts Keith John Kingston Roberts, was an English science fiction author. He began publishing with two stories in the September 1964 issue of Science Fantasy magazine, "Anita" and ...more

Philip Nixon is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list List of Famous Graphic Designers
Philip Nixon Phillip Nixon is a British composer and graphic designer for video games. His most notable role was as a member of Flair Software during the 1990s, as an artist, musician and game designer. More ...more

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Jintanutda Lummakanon is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list List of Famous Graphic Designers
Jintanutda Lummakanon Jintanutda Lummakanon is an actress, singer, model and animator.

Storm Thorgerson is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list List of Famous Graphic Designers
Storm Thorgerson Storm Elvin Thorgerson was an English graphic designer, best known for his work for rock artists such as Pink Floyd, Led Zeppelin, Black Sabbath, Scorpions, Peter Gabriel, Genesis, Al Stewart, ...more

Peter Behrens is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list List of Famous Graphic Designers
Peter Behrens Peter Behrens was a German architect and designer. He was important for the modernist movement, and several of the movement's leading names in earlier stages of their careers.

Mike Mills is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list List of Famous Graphic Designers
Mike Mills Michael C. "Mike" Mills is an American film and music video director and graphic designer. He is perhaps best known for his independent films Thumbsucker and Beginners.

Ron Bushy is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list List of Famous Graphic Designers
Ron Bushy Ron Bushy is the drummer of the rock band Iron Butterfly. He is the only member of the group to appear on all six of their studio albums.

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John Haughm is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list List of Famous Graphic Designers
John Haughm John Haughm is a heavy metal musician and an artist from the United States. He is most famous for being the vocalist and guitarist of the band Agalloch. He is also an artist and graphic ...more

Dan Kellner is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list List of Famous Graphic Designers
Dan Kellner Daniel "Dan" Kellner is an American foil fencer.

Uwe Schmidt is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list List of Famous Graphic Designers
Uwe Schmidt Uwe Schmidt, also known as Atom™, Atom Heart, or Señor Coconut, is a German composer, musician and producer of electronic music. He is often regarded as the father of electrolatino, ...more

Ivan Chermayeff is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list List of Famous Graphic Designers
Ivan Chermayeff

Aydin Aghdashloo is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list List of Famous Graphic Designers
Aydin Aghdashloo Aydin Aghdashloo is an Iranian painter, author, art critic, art historian and graphic designer. He currently lives in Tehran, Iran, and lectures in different Iranian Universities besides his ...more

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Robert Santos is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list List of Famous Graphic Designers
Robert Santos Robert Santos is an entrepreneur, game designer, graphic designer, film editor, programmer and game programmer.

John Maeda is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list List of Famous Graphic Designers
John Maeda John Takeshi Maeda more commonly known as John Maeda is a Japanese-American graphic designer, computer scientist, academic, and author. His work in design, technology and leadership explores the ...more

Eiko Ishioka is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list List of Famous Graphic Designers
Eiko Ishioka 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 ...more

Lori Petty is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list List of Famous Graphic Designers
Lori Petty Lori Petty is an actress, film director and screenwriter.

Arlene Klasky is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list List of Famous Graphic Designers
Arlene Klasky Arlene Klasky is an American animator, graphic designer, television producer and co-founder of Klasky-Csupo with Gábor Csupó. In 1999, she was named one of the “Top 25 Women in ...more

Dick Bruna is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list List of Famous Graphic Designers
Dick Bruna 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 ...more

Daniel Kudwien is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list List of Famous Graphic Designers

Douglas Crawford McMurtrie is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list List of Famous Graphic Designers
Douglas Crawford McMurtrie Douglas Crawford McMurtrie was an American typeface designer, graphic designer, historian and bibliographer of printing.