The Golden Age Of Poster Design

1914 was a good year for poster design. You’d be forgiven for not knowing it was then that five of the world’s top poster designers were born: Tom Eckersley, Abram Games, FHK Henrion, Josef Müller-Brockmann and Paul Rand.

Though they were from different backgrounds and worked separately, the five are largely responsible for bringing modernist design and typeface sensibilities to the world of poster design from the 1940s on.


“It was a sort of Golden Age of the poster,” says legendary letterpress designer Alan Kitching.


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