As a politically engaged graphic artist and designer, Gerd Arntz (–) portrayed the world in wood and linoleum cuts. During the s, he conveyed his. Today we turn to Gerd Arntz Graphic Designer — an absolutely fantastic recent book about Arntz’s work, exploring the symbol signs he. Gerd Arntz Graphic Designer has 20 ratings and 2 reviews. Robert said: Great little book that sheds a lot of light on the role of Gerd Arntz in the ISOTY.

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Published April 30th by Nai Publishers first published January 1st As a model for visual statistics, the atlas is a success. Apr 06, Toms Murnieks rated it it was amazing Recommends it for: Neurath certainly was crucial, and he did a lot of work as curator and editor, but it was Arntz who developed the iconic graphical style that ISOTYPE is known for.

It is just decoration. Sarah marked it as to-read Oct 11, Spiekermann restates my own discussion of this chart in the book he is reviewing, The transformer.

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Lists with This Book. There’s a problem loading this menu right now. David marked it as to-read Jan 20, From the beginning of Arntz worked at the Gesellschafts- und Wirtschaftsmuseum Social and economic museum directed by Neurath in Vienna.


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Page 1 of 1 Start over Page 1 of 1. The transformer was thus, we would say now, the designer of the Isotype work: Want to Read Currently Reading Read. This book is not yet featured on Listopia. During his long career, Arntz designed more than 4, symbols and figures. Amazon Restaurants Grphic delivery from local restaurants.

The book consists of a few essays, some of them very short, by different designers, including Nigel Holmes and Erik Spiekermann. One can imagine a fascinating research project that would trace symbols in the files to their use in charts.

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Gerd Arntz Graphic Designer

I particularly liked Holmes’, because he goes into great depth explaining how Arntz’s work has inspired him and gets quite hands-on with lots of examples and images. German artists German graphic designers German illustrators deaths births Council communists People from Remscheid Constructivism art.

Cc added it Apr 13, Inthis leads among other things to an invitation to come to the young Soviet Union and set up an institute for visual statistics in Moscow, Isostat, an gedd which directly reports to the Soviet Central Committee. Learn more about Amazon Prime.

Gerd Arntz

Jolien Cuyvers marked it as to-read Oct 01, Today their influence is everywhere–in pictograms featured on objects ranging from traffic signs to Gameboys, and in information graphics. James marked it as to-read Dec 11, Ontwerpwerk has been clever enough to give the symbols and pictograms, sometimes absurdily enlarged, a lot of space, so they stand out well. Vinod marked it as to-read Jun 05, A core member of the Cologne Progressives he was also a council communist.


They were never meant to be seen on their own. This book displays an impressively varied layout thanks to its lucid character and serves as a reference work for all those involved in information communication and systems of orientation. Trivia About Gerd Grapphic Grap Two measured drawings by Arntz are shown pp.

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This was the achievement of Marie Reidemeister and Otto Neurath, and others who engaged in the work — Friedrich Bauermeister among them. Be the first to review this item Amazon Best Sellers Rank: This was a very broad and well accented biography with all the information I would want, need and prefer to read about a bold and honorable personality.

Dec 16, Robert Kosara rated it it was amazing Shelves: Evan marked it as to-read Mar 26, Graphic designer one of the ‘Best verzorgde boeken van Nederland ‘” www.