Designers

Designers create the layout of products, games, graphics, processes, and experiences through drawings or plans. They work across various industries. We have featured some of the most famous designers spanning several industries, including fashion, automobile, graphics, etc.

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 1 Ai Weiwei

Ai Weiwei.
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Famous As: Artist
Birthdate: August 28, 1957
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Beijing
Named Art Review’s most powerful artist in 2011, Chinese artist Ai Weiwei has become a symbol of resilience against the authoritarian Chinese government. Jailed and banned from leaving the country once, he is known for using various media, such as sculpture, photos, and documentaries, to reflect Chinese human-rights abuses.

 2 Edwin Schlossberg

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Famous As: Designer
Birthdate: July 19, 1945
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: New York City, New York
Artist and interactive designer Edwin Schlossberg is the husband of John F. Kennedy’s daughter Caroline Kennedy. Apart from designing structures such as Terrell Place, He has also authored several books, including Interactive Excellence and Einstein and Beckett. He has been part of the U.S. Commission of Fine Arts, too.
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 3 Masamune

Masamune.
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Famous As: Swordsmith
Birthdate: 1264 AD
Birthplace: Japan
Died: 1343 AD

 4 Paul Teutul Jr.

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Famous As: Motorcycle designer and builder
Birthdate: October 2, 1974
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: United States of America
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 5 Bo Welch

Bo Welch.
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Famous As: Production Designer
Birthdate: November 30, 1951
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Yardley, Pennsylvania, United States

Production designer Bo Welch is best known for his BAFTA-winning work in Edward Scissorhands. He has also earned Academy Award nominations for his designing work for films such as Men in Black, The Birdcage, and A Little Princess. He has been a production designer for many of Tim Burton’s films.

 6 Catherine FitzGerald

Catherine FitzGerald
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Famous As: Landscape architect
Birthdate: May 18, 1971
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Limerick, Ireland
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 7 Eric Carle

Eric Carle
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Famous As: Writer, Illustrator, Children's writer
Birthdate: June 25, 1929
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Syracuse
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 8 Liz Vassey

Liz Vassey.
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: August 9, 1972
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Raleigh, North Carolina, United States
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 9 Melissa Gorga

Melissa Gorga
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Famous As: Television personality
Birthdate: March 21, 1979
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Montville, New Jersey, USA

 10 Ira von Fürstenberg

Ira von Fürstenberg
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: April 18, 1940
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Rome, Italy
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 11 Natasha Law

Natasha Law
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Famous As: Painter
Birthdate: January 1, 1970
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: London, England

 12 Joe Gebbia

Joe Gebbia
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Famous As: Internet entrepreneur
Birthdate: August 21, 1981
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Atlanta, Georgia, U.S.
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 13 Giorgetto Giugiaro

Giorgetto Giugiaro
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Famous As: Automobile Designer
Birthdate: August 7, 1938
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Garessio, Piedmont, Italy

 14 Bud Luckey

Bud Luckey
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Famous As: Animator
Birthdate: July 28, 1934
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Billings, Montana, USA
Died: February 24, 2018

 15 Storm Thorgerson

Storm Thorgerson
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Famous As: Graphic designer
Birthdate: February 28, 1944
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Potters Bar, England
Died: April 18, 2013

 16 Peter Carl Fabergé

Peter Carl Fabergé
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Famous As: jeweller, inventor, artist
Birthdate: May 18, 1846
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Saint Petersburg
Died: September 24, 1920
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 17 Ecco2K

Ecco2K
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Famous As: Singer
Birthdate: October 23, 1994
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: London, England

 18 Eiko Ishioka

Eiko Ishioka
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Famous As: Art Director
Birthdate: July 12, 1938
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Tokyo, Japan
Died: January 21, 2012
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 19 Duncan Grant

Duncan Grant
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Famous As: Painter
Birthdate: January 21, 1885
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Rothiemurchus, Aviemore, Scotland
Died: May 8, 1978

 20 Henrik Fisker

Henrik Fisker
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Famous As: Automotive designer
Birthdate: August 10, 1963
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Allerød Municipality, Denmark
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 21 Oskar Schlemmer

Oskar Schlemmer
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Famous As: Painter
Birthdate: September 4, 1888
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Stuttgart, Germany
Died: April 13, 1943

German painter and sculptor Oskar Schlemmer had gained fame both for his paintings and for his choreographed avant-garde ballet productions such as Triadisches Ballett. He was a major influence behind bringing modern art exhibitions to the Stuttgart Academy of Fine Art. He had also served in World War I.

 22 Terence Conran

Terence Conran
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Famous As: Designer
Birthdate: October 4, 1931
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Kingston upon Thames, England

Best known as the founder of the Design Museum in London, British designer and restaurateur Terence Conran had begun a furniture studio while still a student. He later launched popular interior and furniture design firms such as the Conran Design Group and Habitat. He has also penned several books.

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 23 Augustus Pugin

Augustus Pugin
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Famous As: Architect
Birthdate: March 1, 1812
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Bloomsbury, London, England
Died: September 14, 1852

 24 László Moholy-Nagy

László Moholy-Nagy
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Famous As: Photographer
Birthdate: July 20, 1895
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Bácsborsód
Died: November 24, 1946
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 25 El Lissitzky

El Lissitzky
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Famous As: Artist
Birthdate: November 23, 1890
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Pochinok, Russia
Died: December 30, 1941

 26 Thomas Chippendale

Thomas Chippendale
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Famous As: Cabinet maker
Birthdate: June 5, 1718
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Otley, England
Died: October 31, 1779

 27 Alexandra von Furstenberg

Alexandra von Furstenberg
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Famous As: Entrepreneur
Birthdate: October 3, 1972
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: British Hong Kong

 28 Devika Rani

Devika Rani
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Famous As: Actress
Birthdate: March 30, 1908
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Visakhapatnam, British India
Died: March 9, 1994
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 29 Tasya van Ree

Tasya van Ree.
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Famous As: Painter
Birthdate: April 30, 1976
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Mililani, Hawaii, United States

Tasya van Ree is a popular American painter and photographer, known for her keen interests in visual presentation and mixed media. Also known for her distinctive sense of fashion, Tasya believes that people become what they wear. An openly gay celebrity, she serves as an inspiration to the LGBTQ community. She has dated personalities like Amber Heard and Caroline Vreeland.

 30 Greta Zimmer Friedman

Greta Zimmer Friedman
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Famous As: Dental assistant
Birthdate: June 5, 1924
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Wiener Neustadt, Austria
Died: September 8, 2016
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 31 Manila Luzon

Manila Luzon
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Famous As: Drag queen
Birthdate: August 10, 1981
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Cottage Grove, Minnesota, United States of America U.S.

 32 Eileen Gray

Eileen Gray
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Famous As: Architect
Birthdate: August 9, 1878
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Enniscorthy, Ireland
Died: October 31, 1976
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 33 George Gilbert Scott

George Gilbert Scott
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Famous As: Architect
Birthdate: July 13, 1811
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Gawcott, England
Died: March 27, 1878

 34 René Lalique

René Lalique
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Famous As: Designer
Birthdate: April 6, 1860
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Ay, Marne, France
Died: May 1, 1945

 35 Jonathan Ive

Jonathan Ive
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Famous As: Industrial designer
Birthdate: February 27, 1967
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Chingford

Jonathan Ive is a British-American product, industrial, and architectural designer. The former Chief Design Officer (CDO) of Apple Inc., Ive played a major role in the designs of several Apple products, such as the iPhone, MacBook, iMac, iPad, and iPod. He also played an important role in the designs of Apple's architectural projects, such as Apple Stores and Apple Park.

 36 Aldus Manutius

Aldus Manutius
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Famous As: type designer, publisher, typographer, printer
Birthdate: 1449 AD
Birthplace: Sermoneta
Died: February 6, 1515

 37 Alec Issigonis

Alec Issigonis
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Famous As: Designer
Birthdate: November 18, 1906
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Smyrna
Died: October 2, 1988

 38 Johannes Itten

Johannes Itten
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Famous As: Painter
Birthdate: November 11, 1888
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Südern-Linden, Switzerland
Died: March 25, 1967

 39 Moki Cherry

Moki Cherry
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Famous As: Artist, Designer
Birthdate: February 8, 1943
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Koler, Sweden
Died: August 29, 2009

 40 Frank Stephenson

Frank Stephenson
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Famous As: Designer ||| Automotive designer ||| Car designer
Birthdate: October 3, 1959
Sun Sign: Libra
Birthplace: Casablanca, Morocco

 41 Aldo Rossi

Aldo Rossi
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Famous As: Architect
Birthdate: May 3, 1931
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Milan, Italy
Died: September 4, 1997

 42 Peter Behrens

Peter Behrens
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Famous As: Poster artist, Architect, Typographer, Painter, Designer, Graphic designer, University teacher
Birthdate: April 14, 1868
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Hamburg
Died: February 27, 1940

Considered one of the pioneers of industrial design, German architect Peter Behrens had built his own house and all his furniture at the Darmstadt artists’ colony. The AEG Turbine Factory was one of his best-known works, and he had also designed their electric fans, lamps, and retail shops.

 43 Anni Albers

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Famous As: Textile Artist
Birthdate: June 12, 1899
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Berlin, Germany
Died: May 9, 1994

German-born American textile designer Anni Albers redefined textile arts in the 20th century. While studying painting initially, she had reluctantly joined a weaving workshop, considered a woman’s art back then, and ended up being inspired by it. She and her husband later fled to the U.S. to escape the Nazi regime.

 44 Julia Restoin Roitfeld

Julia Restoin Roitfeld
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Famous As: Designer
Birthdate: November 12, 1980
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: France

Julia Restoin Roitfeld is a French designer and creative director. Julia has worked with some of the most prestigious brands, such as Miu Miu and Jean-Paul Gaultier. She has also modeled for international brands like Tom Ford, Lancôme, and Givenchy. Julia Restoin Roitfeld has also graced the cover pages of international publications like Elle, Vogue, Madame Figaro, and Harper's Bazaar.

 45 Korczak Ziolkowski

Korczak Ziolkowski
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Famous As: Designer
Birthdate: September 6, 1908
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Boston, Massachusetts, United States
Died: October 20, 1982

 46 Isozaki Arata

Isozaki Arata
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Famous As: Architect
Birthdate: July 23, 1931
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Oita, Japan

 47 Michael Thonet

Michael Thonet
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Famous As: Cabinet maker
Birthdate: July 2, 1796
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Boppard, Germany
Died: March 3, 1871

 48 Ralph Gilles

Ralph Gilles
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Famous As: CEO of Street & Racing Technology
Birthdate: January 14, 1970
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: New York, New York, United States

 49 Boris Kustodiev

Boris Kustodiev
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Famous As: Painter,Stage designer
Birthdate: March 7, 1878
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Astrakhan, Russia
Died: May 28, 1927

 50 Duncan Phyfe

Duncan Phyfe
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Famous As: Cabinet Maker
Birthdate: April 27, 1768
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Loch Fannich, Scotland
Died: August 16, 1854
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