I believe Graphic Design is a great example of lettrism. The use of typography, and creating an image through text. Apollinaire's legacy expecially is popular today among graphic artists.
Graphic Designer are very important in Advertising since they are the ones to create a aesthetically pleasing Ad, layout, image, etc.
but what is graphic design?
There are also numerous tutorials on the internet and in books that teach us how to create images through text using the creative suite adobe software, such as photoshop.