Instructions for Living a Life

Mary Oliver, the author of the poster's message had passed away just prior to this poster's creation which became a timely and appropriate one for a world in a constant state of distraction. We don't need more technology to occupy our already full lives, but instead, we need the encouragement to simply exist: to be aware of ourselves, our environment, and to marvel at the wonder of it all.

Instructions for Living a Life poster

The design is a simple representation of pattern recognition and finding needles in a haystack. It aims to prompt people to be present and alert — to identify the signals others blindly pass by.