Baby it’s Covid outside

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How to design not just for a pandemic…but an infodemic

 

Separating fake from fact created an extra burden of anxiety and confusion for the general public. Keeping artwork clear and non-panic ensuing was key to designing for various charities and their social media during Covid-19.

 

Web Slider graphic for www.ispca.ie

Consistent branding with simple infographics

 

Acronyms are a useful way of helping people remember what to do. Artwork resized for various SoMe channels.

 

 

Flyers for www.kccp.ie

Kilbarrack Coast Community Programme provides family support to the local community. They put vital online services in place to support vulnerable members of the community. The central message needed to be that we are in this together, things might be different…but you are not alone.

 

 

Social Media graphics for www.fibroireland.com

Contact Tracing was identified early on as an important tool in the chain of testing, tracing, isolating and supporting those affected by Covid-19. This was a gentle reminder to keep track of

  1. Where you have been
  2. Who you were with
  3. Contact details of those people

 

 

 

On the 16th of January 2020, RTE reported a mysterious outbreak in the Chinese City of Wuhan. The first death due to coronavirus in Ireland occurred on the 11th of March 2020 – on the same day that the World Health Organization said the coronavirus can be characterised as a pandemic. On March 12th, colleges and childcare facilities close in response to the Covid-19 pandemic. On the 15th of March all pubs, including hotel bars, were asked to close until at least 29th of March 2020. March 17th 2020 saw a special Ministerial Briefing broadcast where Taoiseach Leo Varadkar stated that the coronavirus emergency is likely to go on well beyond the 29th of March.

On a day where people should be together we needed to stay apart. In a time where we needed to act together it was crucial we stayed apart. FibroIreland needed a graphic that displayed being united whilst safely staying apart. The shamrock weaves people together yet also shows them cocooned in a safe space from each other.