Ladislav Sutnar (1897 -1976) was a Czech graphic designer best known for his modern approach to design. As part of the community of modern European designers and architects, Sutnar's contributions aimed to improve the quality and standard of the everyday environment.
Some of his best known works include the books, Controlled Visual Flow: Shape, Line and Color, Package Design: The Force of Visual Selling, and Visual Design in Action: Principles, Purposes.
Sutnar was an influential figure in information design and information architecture, bringing modern design to everyday items, toys, architecture, exhibition stands and specialised education. Examples of his designs include the Elephant and Rhinoceros wooden toys.