The designer on the spot today is Pawel Pacholec a graphic designer from Poland. He studied graphic design at the Academy of Fine Arts in Gdansk and photography at the University of Arts in Poznan.
“This poster is my graphic manifest and reaction to the situation in Ukraine. I’m not a politician, nor a soldier. As a graphic designer this is what I can say in the form of a visual message. Two fingers shaping V letter is a very universal peace symbol across the globe. Peace is what Ukraine needs the most right now. To colors, blue and yellow that stand for Ukraine’s flag, and black background that represents Russian terror and aggression, as well as deep ignorance of Russia. “Peace for Ukraine” is a digital illustration. I spend some time making the proportions of the hand to the background just right. The black (or missing thumb) reminds us that freedom and peace is not given once and for all, and there has to be a constant fight to keep it. The symbolism is simple and direct: peace is all that matters for Ukrainian people these days” tell us Pawel.
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