Posts Tagged With Alvin Lustig

Alvin Lustig Look Magazine

Alvin Lustig began his creative career in Los Angeles, California but became increasingly upset with what he thought was a scarcity of a creative community. This drove Alvin to move to New York City in 1944 to find a richer, deeper design community. While in New York, Alvin began working in the design department of…

Alvin Lustig New Directions book covers

The designer that set precedence for book cover designs and revitalizing how people engage with literary works in a commercial sense, is none other than Alvin Lustig. This specific cover was designed in 1941 and marks the very beginning of Alvin Lustig’s professional relationship with New Directions Publishing. This is a rather serious and bold…

Alvin Lustig The Lustig Chair

Alvin Lustig, known as a graphic designer and typography designer, also dabbled in designing furniture. After moving back to Los Angeles following a two-year relocation in New York City, Alvin Lustig was commissioned by Paramount Furniture to create this chair. Called the Lustig chair, the chair is created with molded plywood creating a graceful, curvy…

Alvin Lustig

When one thinks of the field of graphic design and the designers that established what it is today, the name Alvin Lustig is undeniably included on that list. Although Alvin Lustig lived a short life, he had an immensely prolific career that took him across multiple sectors of design, revolutionizing each along the way. How…