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

Sebastião Rodrigues

I love the work of this Portuguese graphic artist (1929-1997) who designed the magazine Almanaque, which ran from 1959 to 1961. Influenced by Alvin Lustig and Victor Palla. I came across these covers on Pedro Mosca's pinterest page.

Almamaque March 1960 | cover by Sebastião Rodrigues

Almanaque Outubro de 1960 | Capa de Sebastião Rodrigues

Almanaque Junho de 1960 | Capa de Sebastião Rodrigues

Almanaque February 1961 

Almanaque Agosto 1960 | Capa de Sebastião Rodrigues via

II Exhibition of Plastic Arts of the Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation, 1961

Poster for Enciclopédia luso-brasileira de Cultura. 610mm x 610mm. 1979 via Luis Gomes on Flickr

Maciej Hibner

Hibner, a Polish graphic designer born in Warsaw in 1931 was an important figure in the Polish school of poster design. Here are just a few of his wonderful book jackets and film posters from the fifties and sixties.

"Elmer Gantry" Sinclair Lewis Cover by Maciej Hibner Published by Wydawnictwo Iskry 1959

"Zielone złoto" Michał Rusinek Cover by Maciej Hibner Published by Wydawnictwo Iskry 1960

Maciej Hibner | Alibi Doskonale (Two Way Stretch) 1963. British (British Lion), 1960. Director: Robert Day. Starring Peter Sellers, Wilfrid Hyde-White.

"Smak soli i pieprzu" (Powiesť o dietstwie) Michał Sztitelman Translated by Zofia and Stanisław Głowiakowie Cover by Maciej Hibner Published by Wydawnictwo Iskry 1965

El verdugo (1963), Luis García Berlanga.