American designerDied when: 81 years 335 days (983 months)
Star Sign: Cancer
Walter Joseph Landor (born Walter Landauer, July 9, 1913 – June 9, 1995) was a brand designer and the founder of Landor.He was an acclaimed designer and a pioneer of branding and consumer research techniques widely used to this day.
Landor, the company he founded in 1941, has offices around the world. "Products are made in the factory, but brands are created in the mind," Walter Landor memorably stated.
He had a particular gift for creating designs with broad popular appeal, such as the Coca-Cola script.Brands as diverse as General Electric, Japan Airlines, Levi Strauss, and Shell Oil all benefited from his vision and commitment.
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