Man as Industrial Palace, Animated

Feb 24, 2010

In 1926, Fritz Kahn illustrated man as a working factory in his famous poster, Man as Industrial Palace. Tiny guys in each body system perform their own specific job. A camera man controls the eyes, groups of thinkers sit up top, and the guys at the bottom handle the dirty work.

Designer Henning Lederer brings the poster to life in animated and interactive form (below). I love the little guys working the switchboards.

In the end, the interactive stood as an exhibit at Art In Transit:

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