“Design is intelligence made visible.”~Alina Wheeler
“The world as we know it wouldn’t exist without design. Design isn’t just about making things look pretty – rather, it brings innovation to the forefront of everyday situations and turns them into something better.”
The elements of design appear across all facets of our daily lives. From the physical to the behavioral, design changes our circumstances for the better.” ~ Dr Silvia Micheli
Graphic design is an industry that has been growing and changing for centuries at the hand of countless designers.
So, to celebrate this rich and exciting history, here's a list of 40 famous designers that have done their part in shaping graphic design in some way.
From those who specialize in typography or magazine design, through to album covers and political posters, each of these people has made their mark on the industry and shaped it in some way through hard work and some great designs.