2022 AMI Online Salon

Project Details

  • Entrant Name:  Mark Miller
  • Client: The Stowers Institute for Medical Research
  • Copyright: Mark M. Miller, 2021
  • Medium/software used: Adobe Illustrator
  • Final presentation format: Print. Poster
  • Primary Audience: Employees of SIMR

Project Description

The fact that the Covid-19 pandemic has been incredibly detrimental, not only to human health, but to worldwide economies is known to all. Shortly, the United States alone will surpass 1 million deaths due to the disease, with untold thousands suffering intractable symptoms. While some were (and are) able to escape social contact by working from home, many cannot due to the nature of their occupations. Included in the group are basis research scientists, who cannot make discoveries without access to their labs. In an effort to ensure maximum safety for those requiring lab access, including support staff, the Stowers Institute implemented strict masking and social distancing protocols. With this in mind, it was determined that simple, easy to follow and concise visuals with written instructions were beneficial in insuring that all onsite personal understood proper mask usage. This series of illustrations was printed as 2×3 posters and displayed throughout the Institute at multiple locations. It is notable that the graphic design and layout was carefully considered to ensure “ease of use.”