Rudy de Harak

Changing a Designer's Spots

Esquire magazine has long nurtured exceptional designers and illustrators. David Levine (1926–2009), America’s foremost caricaturist, got his start doing spots at the head of front-of-the-book columns in Esquire. His linear style was developed to meet the reproduction demands of that small space. After Levine, the American modernist Rudolph de Harak took over. His work...