Daniel Mróz (1917-1993) was a Polish illustrator whose unique style influenced several generations of Polish graphic designers. Daniel was born in Kraków and studied at the School of Artistic Crafts in Kraków. In 1939, his father was arrested by the Nazis for publishing a newspaper and sent to Auschwitz-Birkenau, where he died. Between 1951 and 1978, Daniel worked for the magazine "Przekrój" and as a theater designer. Daniel Mróz is best known for illustrating books by writers such as Stanislav Lem, Franz Kafka, Jules Verne, Jerzy Szaniawski, Jan Stoberski, Ludwik Jerzy Kern, and Stanislaw Jerzy Lec.