Etienne-Henri Martin

Etienne-Henri Martin (1913-1995) was a versatile French painter and designer, born in Toulouse. He pursued his passion for graphic design and typography at the École Nationale Supérieure des Arts Décoratifs in Paris. Martin contributed to the development of French graphic design in the 1950s and 60s, designing posters, logos, and book covers for various publishers and cultural institutions such as the Bibliothèque Nationale de France. He was also a member of the Alliance Graphique Internationale. In the 1970s, Martin shifted his focus to painting and became known for his colorful, abstract compositions.