Lucian Bernhard (1883–1972) was a German graphic designer, influential in the development of the Plakatstil (Poster Style) and Sachplakat (object poster) styles. In 1922 he moved to New York, and in 1928 he opened Contempora Studio, the first international design studio. His clients included Cat's Paw, ExLax, and Amoco. To see some of his 30+ display faces, click here. Learn more about him here.
Russem, Michael. Postage Stamps by AIGA Medalists. Cambridge, MA: Kat Ran Press, 2013.