Alphonse Mucha: pivotal figure to the Art Nouveau movement; he made several posters advertising everything from the theatre to biscuits to cigarettes. Pictured below the read more link is an ad for Moet & Chandon champagne, along with a collection of more graphic designers throughout history.
Bauhaus-associated designer Jan Tschichold, famous for designing Penguin’s iconic book covers, was also a photographer and frequently combined photography and graphic design.
Paul Rand is known for his creative IBM logos, but has a massive body of work ranging from book covers to advertisements and posters. His work combines bright color, bold shape, and illustration.
Saul Bass made illustrative, bold film posters.
Peter Saville is responsible for some of the most iconic album covers of all time, including Joy Division’s “Unknown Pleasures” and New Order’s “Power, Corruption, and Lies”.