Message Journal requested submissions to "capture, investigate, interrogate and illuminate how COVID-19 and measures such as lockdown, isolation and social distancing, et al, may have impacted on Graphic Communication Designers and their practice." First published in Message Journal 5, Covid-19 Special Issue.
This poster was designed at home with limited resources, as the vaccines were beginning to be made available to the public in the spring of 2021. After a year of lockdown and isolation, it felt like we were finally turning a corner towards healing.
The boldness of the red cross is meant to symbolize care and relief, while also expressing strength and reassurance. An image of clear sky steps upward, overcoming ashen ground in the background. As humankind faces challenges unlike ever before, we look toward revival as a global ambition.