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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
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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, Massachusetts, but disenrolled and moved to Atlanta, Georgia in 1997 with Clay Cook. Together, they formed a short-lived, two-man band called Lo-Fi Masters. After their split, Mayer continued to play local clubs—refining his skills and gaining a following. After his appearance at the 2001 South by Southwest Festival, he was signed to Aware Records, and then Columbia Records, which released his first EP, Inside Wants Out. His following two full-legnth albums—Room for Squares and Heavier Things —did well ...more

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Alan Rickman is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list List of Famous Graphic Designers
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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 Vicomte de Valmont in Les Liaisons Dangereuses, for which he was nominated for a Tony Award. Rickman is well known for his film performances as Hans Gruber in Die Hard, the Sheriff of Nottingham in Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves, and Severus Snape in the Harry Potter film series. Rickman has also had a number of other notable film roles such as Jamie in Truly, Madly, Deeply, Colonel Brandon in Ang Lee's 1995 film Sense and Sensibility, Harry in Love Actually, P.L. O'Hara in An Awfully Big Adventure. ...more

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Phil Hartman is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list List of Famous Graphic Designers
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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 when he was 10. After graduating from California State University, Northridge, with a degree in graphic arts, he designed album covers for bands like Poco and America. Feeling the need for a more creative outlet, Hartman joined the comedy group The Groundlings in 1975 and there helped comedian Paul Reubens develop his character Pee-wee Herman. Hartman co-wrote the screenplay for the film Pee-wee's Big Adventure and made recurring appearances on Reubens' show Pee-wee's Playhouse. Hartman became famous in the late ...more

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iJustine is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list List of Famous Graphic Designers
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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 viewers on her Justin.tv channel, ijustine.tv. She has over 3,500 videos on YouTube, between her five YouTube channels. She acquired notability in roles variously described as a "lifecasting star," a "new media star," or one of the web's most popular lifecasters. Ezarik is known for her "300-page iPhone bill", which followed the first month of service after the introduction of the iPhone in 2007. The viral video earned her international attention. She ranked among the top 1000 Twitter users in the world ...more

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