Elaine Lustig Cohen, American graphic designer, Died at 89


Elaine Lustig Cohen was born on March 6, 1927, and died on October 4, 2016.

She was an American graphic designer, artist, and archivist.

Cohen was best known for her work as a graphic designer during the 1950s and 60s, having created over 150 designs for book covers and museum catalogs.

Cohen work has played a significant role in the evolution of American modernist graphic design, integrating European avant-garde with experimentation to create a distinct visual vocabulary.

Then continued her career as a fine artist working in a variety of media.

During 2011, she was named an AIGA Medalist for her achievements in graphic design.

Elaine Lustig Cohen passed away at 89 years old.