Aleksandr Rodchenko (Russian, 1891-1946)

Some cool Constructivist book cover designs from the late 1920s and early 30s from the Museum of Modern Art.

Aleksandr Rodchenko, L'Art Décoratif et Industriel de L' U.R.S.S 1925

Aleksandr Rodchenko. New LEF: Journal of the Left Front of the Arts), no. 12, 1928

 Aleksandr Rodchenko No. S. (Novye stikhi) 1928

Aleksandr Rodchenko, Novyi LEF. Zhurnal levogo fronta iskusstv (New LEF: Journal of the Left Front of the Arts), no. 6, 1928

The work of Yasuhiro Hanamori (1911 - 1978)

Here's a Japanese Graphic Designer I hadn't heard of. I love the simple beauty of his style. Visit this wonderful blog, dedicated to his work. 

"Guide to Marriage" 1954 Cover by Yasuharu Hanamori

"Twelve Chapters Concerning Women" 1954

"A Woman's lifetime" cover 1959  Yasuharu Hanamori

"Kite Oshita Uda" 1948 

 "Handbook of Living" Yasuharu Hanamori 1955

"Obi" 1947