Morteza Momayez

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Morteza Momayez
مرتضی ممیز
BornAugust 26, 1935 (1935-08-26)
DiedOctober 25, 2005 (2005-10-26)
Nationality Iranian
EducationFaculty of Fine Arts in University of Tehran, 1964. École nationale supérieure des arts décoratifs, 1968.

Morteza Momayez (Persian: مرتضی ممیز‎; August 26, 1935 – October 25, 2005) was an Iranian graphic designer. He was one of the founders of Iranian Graphic Design Society (IGDS)[1] and held a membership to Alliance Graphique Internationale (AGI).[2] He was the president of Tehran International Poster Biennial and Editor-in-chief of “Neshan”.[3][4] Throughout his career, Momayez initiated many cultural institutes, exhibitions and graphic design publications. The renowned pioneer of graphic design in Iran, Momayez received the Art & Culture Award of Excellency from the president of Iran in 2004.


Morteza Momayez was born on August 26, 1935 in Tehran, Iran .His father was Mohammad-Ali and his mother was Kochak. He got his bachelor in painting from school of Fine Art at University of Tehran in 1965 and his diploma from Ecole National Superier des Art Deco in Paris, France in 1968.[5]

Experiences: Graphic Design Magazines: Iran Abad(1960), Ketab va Keyhan Hafteh (1961-62), Farhang (1961), Kavosh (1963-64), Negin(1965), Farhang va Zendegi (1969-78),Roudaki (1971-1978), Cinema (1974-75), Memari va Honareh Iran (1987), Kelk (1990-),Neghahe No (1991-99), Sharif (1993-2001),Tasvir (1992), Silk Road (1994-95), Faslnameh Khavarmyaneh ( 1994), Goftego (1994-),Payam-e-Emrouz(1994-2000). Art Director and Graphic Design: Tehran International Film Festival (1973-77)


  • 2004 National Award of Art achievements from the Academy of Art in Tehran.
Nocturnal Letter by Mohammad Zohari cover design by Morteza Momayez


  1. ^ "Iranian Graphic Designers Society".
  2. ^ "Alliance Graphique Internationale Membership Database".
  3. ^ "IGDS Farewell to great master".
  4. ^ "Neshan Magazine's Organization".
  5. ^ Moshki, Saed: Signs [Persian: Neshaneha], Yassavoli publication 2005

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