Manfred Reiss

Aged unknown

Manfred Reiss (1922–1987) born in Leipzig, Germany, son of Golda & Menahem Reiss, Jews of Polish descent. The Family moved to London in 1937, taking 40 local Jewish children along with them. In London, Manfred pursued a successful career in Graphic Design. In the late forties and early fifties, he was one of the most prolific British poster designers. Many of his creations were reproduced in the International Poster Annuals, a selection of the best in international poster designs from this period . His major client was the Post Office Savings Bank. Reiss' posters are always cleanly designed and easy to understand, often composed of simple drawings with a photo-montage or simple photographed elements.

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Manfred Reiss [full inscription unknown]

English translation: Manfred Reiss

Martin-Luther-Str. 17, Tempelhof-Schöneberg, Berlin, Germany where they lived