Arthur Eisenmenger

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Arthur Eisenmenger was a German former chief graphic designer for the European Community.

Amongst his artistic creations are implementation of the European flag, the CE mark, and possibly the euro sign (€).[1]


  1. ^ Connolly, Kate (2001-12-23). "Inventor who coined euro sign fights for recognition". The Observer. Retrieved 2007-06-05. "Arthur Eisenmenger (1914-2002), created in 1973-74 - as the head of designers - the euro symbol - which is being presented as a 'brand new' sign - 40 years ago. It was one of his last assignments before retiring as chief graphic designer for the European Economic Community [...] Eisenmenger was also responsible for creating the European Union flag and for designing the 'CE' European consumer goods quality control symbol."