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Edward McKnight Kauffer (1890–1954) is now considered one of the most influential graphic designers of the 20th century. Originally a painter from America, he moved to Britain in 1914. He was influenced by Cubism and Vorticism, and produced posters for many organisations including London Transport and Great Western Railway. He was Shell's principal poster designer, and produced over 180 artworks for Shell during the 1920s and 1930s.
ArtistEdward McKnight Kauffer
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