Egypt Protests: The Designed & the Desperate

February 11, 2011

iPhone Wallpaper by Isaiah King

African Digital Art points us to a number of designers who are responding to the revolution which continues to unfold in Egypt. Check further down for some less graphically resolved yet more immediate and compelling responses from scenes of protest and those on the ground.
 

Posters by Michael Thompson
 
Meanwhile, global protests spark savvy signage:

Istanbul protestor. By Bulent Kilic/AFP/Getty, via Foreign Policy
 

Protestor in Toronto via BuzzFeed
 
And on the ground – the most powerful messages speak volumes from their immediacy:

Sarcasm abound: “Go Mubarak.” By Marco Longari/AFP/Getty Images, via Foreign Policy

Thanking Facebook. By John Moore/Getty, via Foreign Policy

Plain and simple. By Marco Longari/AFP/Getty Images, via Foreign Policy

Down but not out. By Manoocher Deghati/AP , via the Guardian

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