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Top 10 Most Influential Designers

Design has become an integral part of our lives and these designers have played a huge role in shaping our lives as it is. Here's a list of some of the most iconic, influential Designers we know.

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Philippe Starck

Philippe Starck

Philippe Starck is a French designer known since the start of his career in the 1980s for his interior, product, industrial and architectural design including furniture and objects that have simple but inventive structures.

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Stefan Sagmeister

Stefan Sagmeister

Stefan Sagmeister is a New York-based graphic designer and typographer. Sagmeister co-founded a design firm called Sagmeister & Walsh Inc. with Jessica Walsh in New York City. Sagmeister’s style can be described as a mixture of sexuality, wit and a dash of the sinister. His work is simple yet is presented in ways some would find unsettling.

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Jonathan Ive

Jonathan Ive

Sir Jonathan Paul "Jony" Ive, KBE, is a British industrial designer who is currently the Chief Design Officer of Apple Inc. Essentially. he's the guy responsible for how all of Apple's products look.

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Paul Rand

Paul Rand

Paul Rand was an American art director and graphic designer, best known for his corporate logo designs, including the logos for IBM, UPS, Enron, Morningstar, Inc., Westinghouse, ABC, and NeXT.

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Saul Bass

Saul Bass

aul 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.

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Milton Glaser

Milton Glaser

Milton Glaser is an American graphic designer. His designs include the I ❤ NY logo, the psychedelic Bob Dylan poster, and the Brooklyn Brewery logo.

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Dieter Rams

Dieter Rams

H.C. Dieter Rams is a German industrial designer and retired academic closely associated with the consumer products company Braun and the Functionalist school of industrial design.

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Zaha Hadid

Zaha Hadid

Dame Zaha Mohammad Hadid, DBE, RA was an Iraqi-born British architect. She was the first woman to receive the Pritzker Architecture Prize, in 2004. She received the UK's most prestigious architectural award, the Stirling Prize, in 2010 and 2011.

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Max Miedinger

Max Miedinger

Max Miedinger was a Swiss typeface designer. He was famous for creating the Neue Haas Grotesk typeface in 1957 that was renamed Helvetica in 1960. Marketed as a symbol of cutting-edge Swiss technology, Helvetica achieved immediate global success.

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Le Corbusier

Le Corbusier

Charles-Édouard Jeanneret, known as Le Corbusier, was a Swiss-French architect, designer, painter, urban planner, writer, and one of the pioneers of what is now called modern architecture.