At work last week we had an hour to talk about our creative process and to try and make our own out of the crafts supplied. I saw fuzzy balls so I made an ice cream cone and related it to my work. Afterwards while searching for other people's creative process I found an agency that had an ice cream cone infographic! What a world.
In May of this year I signed up for Design Assign. I heard about it through a work email at the GIADC.
In June, I got paired with Prevent Child Abuse Iowa to design a brochure/flier.
Since 1975, Prevent Child Abuse Iowa has led child abuse prevention efforts in Iowa through advocacy, awareness and assistance. PCA Iowa is the only statewide organization dedicated to preventing child abuse and the only consistent voice for child abuse prevention during the state legislative session. The organization manages state and federal grant programs, which contribute financial support to community groups that provide services to families.
I met with Sarah from PCA Iowa and we went over the information that needed to be in the brochure. I then organized all that information and sketched a layout.
The goal was to develop a communications toolkit for community groups and organizations to use in sharing an important study on the correlation between adverse childhood experiences and adult well being. I designed a professional look for the toolkit, as well as an enticing and easy-to-digest brochure on the subject.