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Meet the designers

Truths

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As people search for the truth behind the pandemic, different conspiracy theories have surfaced. What is the real truth to coronavirus?

Adapt

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Many people are making major adjustments to their lives with the sudden change. In what ways are people coping?

Futures

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What is our world going to look like post-social distancing after the virus dies down? Will it be for better or for worse?

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Sophia Kim

sophiasuyungkim.com↗ I enjoy fusing my passion for music and fashion with communication design.

Jenna Kim

jenjenkimadesign.com↗ I love adding visual perception to user experience, and exploring branding and illustrations.

Stefano Didonato

stefanodidonato.myportfolio.com↗ I’m fascinated with experimental design in the realm of branding, experience design, and art direction.

Mimi Jiao

mimi-jiao.com↗ I’m interested in designing for brand identity across print, 2D/3D motion, and digital mediums.

People


Truths


01. The Lab Leak: Crashing the Party 02. Cure for Coronavirus: Garlic Breads 03. The True Purpose of Coronavirus: Killing the Baby Boomers 04. Bloody Mary with a Twist: A Cocktail to Die for


As the Wuhan Institute of Virology goes under investigation for its “proximity to the seafood and wildlife market,” the possibilities of a lab leak begins to surface. Due to the virus’ spread, many people have been celebrating different events in quarantine (i.e. birthday). What if this lab leak crashed your celebration? The Lab Leak: Crashing the Party

Designer Sophia K

Source SCMP↗

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On social media such as Facebook, people are sharing posts that garlic can cure COVID-19. Recently, South China Morning Post even reported that a woman came to hospital for an inflamed throat after in-taking 1.5kg of raw garlic. However, there is no proven evidence that garlic has any effect on coronavirus.


Cure for Coronavirus: Garlic Breads

Source Wall Street Journal↗ Designer Jenna K

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As people begin to suffer from the crazies during social distancing, comedian Roseanne Barr has shared her thoughts about the pandemic: “There’s so many boomers that have money and do no work. So if you got them out of society, that would be a good thriller.” Maybe she’s right... coronavirus has got a hit list and she may be on it. The True Purpose of Coronavirus: Killing the Baby Boomers

Designer Mimi J

Source Huffington Post↗

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From the ignorant suggestions of “QAnon” and Trump, there was an idea looming around that digesting certain bleach or disinfectant products, like Clorox, would be able to fight off the coronavirus. Luckily, there’s a cocktail recipe for people that want to speed through those lifeless days and cleanse their bodies. Bloody Mary with a Twist: A Cocktail to Die for

Designer Stefano D

Source Rolling Stone↗

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Adapt


01. From the Dog’s Perspective: Why is Our Human Home? 02. The Effects of Alcohol: How Personalities Mesh with Interests 03. Virtual Haircut: Pandemic Bangs 04. Breaking Quarantine: Can’t Keep Away From You


From the Dog’s Perspective: Why is Our Human Home? Source Buzzfeed↗ Designer Sophia K

Because humans are qua to their owners staying ho people’s daily routines ch into adjusting their sched shocking to pets and may to give them lots of attent


arantining, their pets are not used ome this frequent. Not only are hanged, their pets are also forced dules. This modification can be y confuse them for a bit, so try tion and play with them often!

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With there being nothing to do, many people have resorted to alcohol in order to surpress the idea of being isolated. But how practical this is depends on who you are and the environement you’re in. Some might have a drink to compliment a moment in the day where others need it to get through their day.


The Effects of Alcohol: How Personalities Mesh with Interests

Adapt

Source HuffPost↗ Designer Stefano D

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Virtual Haircut: Pandemic Bangs Source New York Times↗ Designer Jenna K

While people are staying pandemic is giving people new trends. Out of boredo selves by trying out “Pand have nothing to lose beca their hair will eventually g


home due to COVID-19, the e opportunity to experiment with om, people are entertaining themdemic Bangs�. People think they ause by the end of the pandemic, grow back out.

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The coronavirus didn’t stop one budding couple from meeting. Novel situations call for novel solutions, and for Jeremy Cohem, that came in the form of a plastic bubble. With the help of this 10-foot sphere, he was finally able to score a date with the cute neighbor from the building across.


Breaking Quarantine: Can’t Keep Away From You

Source Glamour↗ Designer Mimi J

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Futures


01. The New Migration: From New York City to the Suburbs 02. 2100: Ticket to Mars 03. Rules to Live By: Post-Pandemic Survival 04. “But I’m Shy”: Reunion w/ the Homies


The New Migration: From New York City to the Suburbs Source New York Times↗ Designer Stefano D

This virus has impacted m of that, it’s made resident The price of living is alread the risks of COVID-19 are But what does this mean this cause any serious ch


major cities the most and, because ts consider the option of leaving. dy hard to manage for many, and e outweighing the city benefits. for these places now, and will hanges?

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In the midst of craziness, Steven Hawking’s warning for humans to leave Earth is becoming viral. He believes that to protect the human species, they must colonize another planet such as Mars. He warns, “It could be a new virus, climate, nuclear war... We must do it before humanity is overtaken by some disaster.” 2100: Ticket to Mars Source Youtube↗

Futures

Designer Jenna K

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After the pandemic, the world will shift to a new normal. Coronavirus has shown us how intertwined we are with our biosphere. Any small change could devastate the environment and in turn create new natural disasters and diseases. In order to survive on this planet, we must take action and make sacrifices to uphold our environment. Rules to Live By: Post-Pandemic Survival

Designer Mimi J

Source The New Yorker↗

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Due to being in quarantine, people have started to lose touch in how to interact with others. Not seeing friends for this long period of time can end up being an awkward situation in the future. As memes about “missing the homies” rise on social media, why don’t we create an event to commemorate this reunion once the pandemic ends? “But I’m Shy”: Reunion w/ the Homies

Designer Sophia K

Source The Tab↗

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Over the span of less than half a year, the world has drastically changed its operations in a direct battle against the novel coronavirus. This zine captures a small sliver of how the world is reacting. By sourcing opinions and news from different media outlets, we reinterpreted the information through our own lens.

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Unprecedented  

Designers: Sophia Kim, Jenna Kim, Stefano Didonato, Mimi Jiao Over the span of less than half a year, the world has drastically changed its...

Unprecedented  

Designers: Sophia Kim, Jenna Kim, Stefano Didonato, Mimi Jiao Over the span of less than half a year, the world has drastically changed its...

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