By Sara Barnes on August 3, 2021
Designer Irina Blok chronicles modern life through charts. As someone who works for a tech company during the day, she is no stranger to these types of “business” graphics. In her spare time, she creates #honestcharts that reflect everyday life—from COVID-19 to the innate challenges of being a human.
Blok began her ongoing series of graphics in a response to all of the serious charts she sees at work. “After staring at presentation slides for hours each day,” she tells My Modern Met, “when I stop working in the evening my head is still full of charts!” So, she began illustrating how her life changed during the pandemic in a series of “before and after” scenarios—such as one’s wardrobe pre-COVID and the wardrobe during the lockdown.[…]