“Innovation has nothing to do with how many R&D dollars you have. When Apple came up with the Mac, IBM was spending at least 100 times more on R&D. It's not about money. It's about the people you have, how you're led, and how much you get it.” - Steve Jobs

Graphic Design Fame List

Recently on twitter I asked folks who they felt were the best and most influential graphic designers besides the almost ubiquitously accepted, Paul Rand. I said that I was compile the list of folks, so here it is.

  • Massimo Vignelli
  • Milton Glaser
  • Roger Black
  • Erik Spiekermann
  • Louise Fili
  • Paula Scher
  • Saul Bass
  • Susan Kare
  • Josef Muller-Brockman
  • Wolfgang Weingart
  • Jan Tschichold
  • Tibor Kalman
  • Barbara Kruger
  • David Carson
  • Vaughan Olier
  • Art Chantry
  • Stefan Sagmeister
  • Chip Kidd
  • Peter Max
  • Toulouse LaTrec
  • Michael Bierut
  • Peter Saville
  • Neville Brody
  • Matthew Carter
  • Tobias Frere-Jones
  • Jonathan Hoefler
  • Aphonse Musca
  • Charles Bigelow
  • Gerd Arntz
  • Kris Holmes
  • Bruce Mau
  • (Emigre Magazine/Foundry)

The following people contributed to this list (thanx to everyone that chpped in!):

  • @milissa
  • @mjbroadbent
  • @kklawless
  • @livebysatellite
  • @chuckdude
  • @kimgoodwin
  • @udanium
  • @cwodtke
  • @jonesabi
  • @followprocess
  • @trenti
  • @niklasw
  • @yellowhatzac
  • @nancyf
  • @doycave
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