(b1936) passed away May 22.
Lenk was a pioneer of information design and data visualisaton. As a graphic designer and consultant he collaborated with numerous magazines. He was also an inspiring professor at Rhode Island School of Design (RISD). Together with Paul Khan he founded in 1990 Dynamic Diagrams studio, one of the most specialised studios working in the field of visualisation and information architecture. He served as its creative director until 2000. The list of Dynamic Diagram’s clients includes IBM, Microsoft, Yale and Harvard Universities, the Holocaust Museum in Washington DC, Musée des Arts et Métiers in Paris, American Medical Association, Siemens Nixdorf, Nature and Science magazines, Netscape and Samsung Electronics in Korea, among others. In 2001, along with Paul Khan, Lenk wrote a book entitled Mapping Web Sites. Since 2000, he has been the artistic consultant for Tellart design studio.
Original polish movie poster, Love with the Proper Stranger, 1965
Greeting card from Dynamic Diagrams