Ludwig Hohlwein

Ludwig Hohlwein was born in Wiesbaden, Germany, studied architecture and first worked as an animal illustrator. He created his first posters in 1906, and in a short time he became known as one of Germany’s most famous poster illustrators. His distinct style with sharply defined forms greatly influenced poster design in Germany and also in Switzerland, and many of his posters became classics of German advertising.

Posters by Ludwig Hohlwein