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Raymond Loewy

1893 - 1986

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Raymond Loewy ( LOH-ee, French: [ʁɛmɔ̃ levi]; November 5, 1893 – July 14, 1986) was a French-born American industrial designer who achieved fame for the magnitude of his design efforts across a variety of industries. He was recognized for this by Time magazine and featured on its cover on October 31, 1949.He spent most of his professional career in the United States, becoming a naturalized citizen in 1938. Among his designs were the Shell, Exxon, TWA and the former BP logos, the Greyhound Scenicruiser bus, Coca-Cola vending machines and bottle redesign, the Lucky Strike package, Coldspot refrigerators, the Studebaker Avanti and Champion, and the Air Force One livery. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Raymond Loewy has received more than 551,898 page views. His biography is available in 26 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 24 in 2019). Raymond Loewy is the 22nd most popular designer (up from 25th in 2019), the 1,012th most popular biography from France (up from 1,186th in 2019) and the 2nd most popular French Designer.

Raymond Loewy was a French-born American industrial designer. He is most famous for his design of the Coca-Cola bottle.

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Among DESIGNERS

Among designers, Raymond Loewy ranks 22 out of 87. Before him are Valentino, Thomas Chippendale, Charles Rennie Mackintosh, René Lalique, Nina Ricci, and Exekias. After him are Hugo Boss, Manolo Blahnik, Giambattista Bodoni, Claude Garamond, Salvatore Ferragamo, and Iris Apfel.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1893, Raymond Loewy ranks 38Before him are Leslie Howard, Lillian Gish, Juana Bormann, Jomo Kenyatta, Lili Boulanger, and Prince Felix of Bourbon-Parma. After him are Allen Dulles, Prince Paul of Yugoslavia, Edward Adelbert Doisy, Hermann Balck, Qazi Muhammad, and Miroslav Krleža. Among people deceased in 1986, Raymond Loewy ranks 33Before him are Georges Dumézil, Chiune Sugihara, Alva Myrdal, Samora Machel, Jaroslav Seifert, and James Rainwater. After him are James Cagney, Lê Duẩn, Ray Milland, Edward Adelbert Doisy, Stanley Rous, and Erik Bruhn.

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In France

Among people born in France, Raymond Loewy ranks 1,012 out of 5,234. Before him are Infanta Pilar, Duchess of Badajoz (1936), Marie Louise Gonzaga (1611), Nicolas Chamfort (1741), Edmond Becquerel (1820), Marcel Carné (1906), and Adélaïde of France (1732). After him are Francis, Count of Vendôme (1470), Pierre Janssen (1824), Maurice Halbwachs (1877), Charles Trenet (1913), Philip I, Duke of Burgundy (1346), and Charles Maurras (1868).

Among DESIGNERS In France

Among designers born in France, Raymond Loewy ranks 2Before him are René Lalique (1860). After him are Claude Garamond (1499), Philippe Starck (1949), Aristide Cavaillé-Coll (1811), Pierre Balmain (1914), Jeanne Lanvin (1867), Nicolas Jenson (1420), Diana Vreeland (1903), and Louis Majorelle (1859).