The Work of Alvin and Elaine Lustig

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A Fortune magazine cover designed by Alvin Lustig from September 1952. Note that he signed the cover with his name “Lustig.”

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A book cover from the early 1950s, possible 1960s, that Elaine Lustig designed. I LOVE that she signed her work with her FULL name. And not just hidden on the back cover but visible on the FRONT cover!

I recently made a wonderful pilgrimage to several museums in Los Angeles. I found this very tiny exhibit hidden away in the Ahmanson Building of the Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA) with this designing husband and wife team of early graphic designers. I was enthralled with the simplicity and beauty of their work. Wish there was even more information on them.