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 Camila Alves

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Famous As: Model
Birthdate: January 28, 1982
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Birthplace: Itambacuri, State of Minas Gerais, Brazil

Camila Alves’s rags-to-riches story is an inspiration to many. The Brazilian beauty went from being a waitress to the brand ambassador of a Macy’s collection. She designs the Muxo brand of bags and has also dabbled in hosting, lifestyle blogging, and entrepreneurship. Camila is also known as Matthew McConaughey’s wife.

 2 David Bromstad

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Famous As: TV Personality, Designer
Birthdate: August 17, 1973
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Cokato, Minnesota, United States
David Bromstad is an American television personality and designer who won the first season of the popular reality competition TV show HGTV Design Star in 2006. After winning the show, he landed an opportunity to host his own television shows on HGTV. He also has a line of accessories and home furniture available through Grandin Road.

 3 Frank Gehry

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Famous As: Architect
Birthdate: February 28, 1929
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Toronto, Canada
Canadian-born American architect and designer Frank Gehry is best known for designing the Guggenheim Museum in Spain, the Louis Vuitton Foundation in France, and the Disney Concert Hall in Los Angeles, U.S. He has won countless awards, such as the Pritzker Architecture Prize and the Praemium Imperiale.
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 4 Edwin Schlossberg

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Famous As: Designer
Birthdate: July 19, 1945
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: New York, New York, United States
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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 5 Filippo Brunelleschi

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Famous As: Architect
Birthdate: 1377 AD
Birthplace: Florence, Italy
Died: April 15, 1446

Filippo Brunelleschi was an Italian architect, sculptor, and designer. Regarded as Renaissance architecture's founding father, Brunelleschi is hailed as the first modern engineer. Among his famous accomplishments is the design of the dome of the Florence Cathedral. He is also credited with inventing hydraulic machinery and designing machinery that was used in churches to re-enact Biblical stories through theatrical performances.

 6 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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 7 Eric Carle

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Famous As: Author
Birthdate: June 25, 1929
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Syracuse, New York, United States
Died: May 23, 2021
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 8 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.

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 9 Jack Fisk

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Famous As: Film director, Production designer
Birthdate: December 19, 1945
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Canton, Illinois, United States

 10 Masamune

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Famous As: Swordsmith
Birthdate: 1264 AD
Birthplace: Japan
Died: 1343 AD
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 11 Catherine FitzGerald

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Famous As: Landscape architect
Birthdate: May 18, 1971
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Limerick, Ireland

 12 Giorgetto Giugiaro

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

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Famous As: Internet entrepreneur
Birthdate: August 21, 1981
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Atlanta, Georgia, U.S.

 14 Salvatore Ferragamo

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Famous As: Designer known as Founder of Salvatore Ferragamo S.p.A.
Birthdate: June 5, 1898
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Bonito, Italy
Died: August 7, 1960

Salvatore Ferragamo was an Italian shoe designer. An innovative designer, Ferragamo is remembered for inventing the Cage heel. Also a pioneering shoe designer, Ferragamo experimented with materials including fish, crocodile, and kangaroo skin. He is also credited with founding the popular luxury goods company, Salvatore Ferragamo S.p.A. Today, his company has extended its operations to include a ready-to-wear clothing line.

 15 Ettore Bugatti

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Famous As: Automobile Designer
Birthdate: September 15, 1881
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Milan, Italy
Died: August 21, 1947

Ettore Bugatti was an automobile designer and manufacturer. He is credited with founding the popular car manufacturer Automobiles E. Bugatti, which gained prominence as the maker of some of the fastest and technologically advanced cars of its day. In 2000, Ettore Bugatti was inducted into the Automotive Hall of Fame.

 16 Jacque Fresco

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Famous As: Futurist, Designer and Engineer
Birthdate: March 13, 1916
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Manhattan, New York, United States
Died: May 18, 2017

Jacque Fresco was an American futurist who lectured and wrote his views on various subjects, such as energy efficiency, sustainable cities, cybernetic technology, natural-resource management, and automation. His life and career inspired the 2006 semi-biographical film Future by Design. In 2016, Jacque Fresco was honored with a Novus Summit award for his work.

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 17 Bud Luckey

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

 18 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 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

 20 Ecco2K

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

Ecco2K is a British-Swedish model, singer, designer, and director. He is best known for his innovative and experimental songwriting. Ecco2K is also a successful entrepreneur, having launched his own product line called g'LOSS.

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 21 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

Hungarian artist László Moholy-Nagy was known for his non-representational art and his love for constructivism. Though he initially studied law, he later experimented with many forms of art, such as painting, sculpting, and photography. He also taught at the Bauhaus school of avant-garde design and co-edited the Bauhausbook series.

 22 Jamie Durie

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Famous As: Landscape architect
Birthdate: June 3, 1970
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

Apart from being an award-winning horticulturalist and landscape designer, Jamie Durie has also proved himself to be a skilled TV host. He also owns the architecture company Patio, later renamed Durie Design, and has gained fame for his shows such as The Outdoor Room and HGTV Showdown.

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 23 Ai Weiwei

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Famous As: Artistic Consultant for Design of the Beijing National Stadium and Documentarian
Birthdate: August 28, 1957
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Beijing, China
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.

 24 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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 25 Billy Name

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Famous As: Lighting designer, Photographer, Director
Birthdate: February 22, 1940
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Poughkeepsie, New York, United States
Died: July 18, 2016

 26 Raymond Loewy

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Famous As: Former industrial designer
Birthdate: November 5, 1893
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Paris, France
Died: July 14, 1986

 27 Alexandra von Furstenberg

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

 28 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.
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 29 Augustus Pugin

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

Augustus Pugin was an English designer, architect, artist, and critic. He is best remembered for his contribution to the Gothic Revival style of architecture. He is credited with designing the interior of the popular Palace of Westminster in London as well as the palace's iconic clock tower. Augustus Pugin also designed the Alton Castle in Staffordshire.

 30 Thomas Markle

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Famous As: Lighting designer, Cinematographer
Birthdate: July 18, 1944
Sun Sign: Cancer
Birthplace: Newport, Pennsylvania, United States
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 31 Thomas Chippendale

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

 32 Melissa Gorga

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Famous As: Television personality
Birthdate: March 21, 1979
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Montville, New Jersey, USA
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 33 Eileen Gray

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Famous As: Architect
Birthdate: August 9, 1878
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Enniscorthy, Ireland
Died: October 31, 1976

 34 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.

 35 El Lissitzky

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

El Lissitzky remains to be one of the greatest figures of the Russian avant-garde movement. Apart from excelling as a painter, an architect, and a photographer, he also pioneered 20th-century nonrepresentational art. He was also part of the De Stijl and had taught at the Bauhaus, too.

 36 René Lalique

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

 37 Ira von Fürstenberg

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

 38 Natasha Law

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

 39 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

 40 Neil Druckmann

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Famous As: Best known for his work on the Uncharted and The Last of Us video game franchises
Birthdate: December 5, 1978
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Israel

 41 Johannes Itten

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

Swiss expressionist painter Johannes Itten developed his own color theories. Before joining the German art school Bauhaus, he had received elementary school teachers’ training. He often skipped correcting his students’ mistakes, fearing it might spoil their creative impulse. He followed the neo-Zoroastrian fire cult Mazdaznan and practiced meditation and vegetarianism.

 42 George Gilbert Scott

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

George Gilbert Scott was a British architect best remembered for his contribution to the Gothic Revival style of architecture. Scott is credited with designing and altering over 800 buildings, including several churches and cathedrals. He served as the architect of several iconic edifices like The St. Pancras Renaissance London Hotel, The Foreign and Commonwealth Office, and St Mary's Cathedral, Glasgow.

 43 Moki Cherry

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

For Moki Cherry, there was no strict boundary between design, art, drama and music. An interdisciplinary artist, she worked in all kinds of mediums, including textiles, woodworks, painting, and ceramics and at the same time excelled in set and costume designs, creatively collaborating with her husband, jazz musician Don Cherry, drawing inspiration from Indian, Tibetan as well as folk arts.

 44 Frank Stephenson

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

 45 Alec Issigonis

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

 46 Georg Luger

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Famous As: Former designer of the famous Luger pistol and the 9×19mm Parabellum cartridge
Birthdate: March 6, 1849
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Steinach am Brenner, Tyrol, Austria
Died: December 22, 1923

 47 Aldus Manutius

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

 48 Henrik Fisker

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Famous As: Automotive designer
Birthdate: August 10, 1963
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Allerød Municipality, Denmark

 49 Aldo Rossi

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

 50 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