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5 Famous Graphics Designers to Follow

By: The Art Institutes Filed under: Visual Design

August 23, 2018

5 Famous Graphics Designers to Follow

Add a little extra inspiration to your social media feeds by following these 5 famous graphic designers for their latest and greatest, as well as occasional flashbacks to their most popular and game changing work.

Milton Glaser
Instagram: @miltonglaserinc 
The most well-known and celebrated of the famous graphic designers listed here, Milton Glaser has designed many iconic pieces, including the I ❤ New York logo. Glaser continues producing work even today, including new posters for the NYC subways in 2017. In 2018, he released a collection of 427 of his posters created from 1965 to 2017. You can also see many of his classic and recent designs on his Instagram account and website. Among his many awards is the 2004 Lifetime Achievement Award from the Smithsonian Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum. 

Stefan Sagmeister
Instagram: @stefansagmeister
Stefan Sagmeister is an influential and innovative designer and art director at Sagmeister & Walsh in New York City. His clients have included The Rolling Stones, The Talking Heads, Lou Reed, Time Warner, and The Guggenheim Museum. His awards include three Grammys for his packaging and album cover artwork. He also co-directed and starred in the 2016 documentary The Happy Film.

Jessica Walsh
Instagram: @jessicavwalsh
Jessica Walsh is also an art director and designer at the renowned Sagmeister & Walsh, where she became a partner by 25 after only 2 years of knowing Sagmeister. Her clients have included Jay-Z, Levi’s, MOMA, and the New York Times. In addition to being among one of today’s most famous graphic designers, she’s known for social experiments like 40 Days of Dating, for which Warner Brothers purchased film rights. 

Kate Moross 
Instagram: @katemoross
Kate Morros is an award-winning graphic designer, illustrator, and art director recognizable for her eye-catching pop designs bursting with color and movement. Over the last decade, she’s joined the ranks of in-demand, famous graphic designers with clients that include Ray-Ban, Converse, Vogue, Adidas, Nokia, and many more. She recently founded Studio Moross, which has provided tour visuals for One Direction and Sam Smith as well as design and animations for MTV awards shows, Lip Sync Battle, and the Nickelodeon Kids’ Choice Awards.

Steven Harrington
Instagram: @s_harrington
Los Angeles–based artist and designer Steven Harrington is famous for his psychedelic-pop aesthetic, with a bright iconic style that’s inspired by the landscape and cultural diversity of California. His work is playful and often features multimedia art ranging from large-scale installations to animated videos to product and clothing designs. Recent clients have included brands like Nike, the LA Rams, and Beats by Dre.

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By: The Art Institutes Filed under: Visual Design

August 23, 2018

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