Arkitip + Complex: The Legacy of Graphic Designer Alvin Lustig

Arkitip + Complex: The Legacy of Graphic Designer Alvin Lustig

Scott A. Sant'Angelo is founder and owner of Arkitip, Inc., a contemporary fine art publisher. He is also a prominent photographer, curator, gallerist, and marketing consultant in the world of art that he serves. Arkitip.com

Alvin Lustig

Alvin Lustig was an American graphic designer and typeface designer. He studied at Los Angeles City College, Art Center, and independently with Frank Lloyd Wright and Jean Charlot. He began designing for books in 1937.

In 1944 he became Director of Visual Research for Look Magazine. He also designed for Fortune, New Directions and Girl Scouts of America. He began teaching in 1945.

A career cut short by his early death at the age of 40 from diabetes related complications.



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