‘Rational Simplicity’
Rudolph de Harak is one of the most influential modernist graphic designers of the mid-twentieth century. Richard Poulin’s first comprehensive monograph—Rational Simplicity—is the first major publication devoted to this fascinating and significant figure in the history of modern graphic design and provides an in-depth account of de Harak’s life and work, from his early years in Los Angeles, California, to his later years of success as a design consultant and educator in New York City.