Friday, June 20, 2008

Gerd Arntz

Gerd Arntz (1900-1988) was a German artist with a political activist focus. Many of his infographics, as well as his Isotype project to create a universal set of icons for signs, are available at This infographic poster shows the New York City population explosion from 25,000 in 1767 to 9.5 million in 1930.


  1. wow super inspirational work. imagine if he had illustrator he could have produced so much more amazing work.

  2. No kidding. All done the old fashioned way!