The Georgia Straight Article
Procreate, Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop and InDesign
The Georgia Straight is a daily free Newspaper aimed at shedding light on controversial topics. Certain images gain readers attention more than others and the goal is to get people interested enough to pickup a paper.
I was tasked with choosing a topic that is important and greatly affecting the city today. I then created an eye-catching cover design as well as an inside spread for the topic.
I chose to design a cover for the forest-fire crisis that has affected Vancouver for the past few years. I have decided to take the approach that climate change is human-caused and we are not doing enough to stop it. This is depicted with a girl basking in the new-found heat that is causing Vancouver to have a California-like temperature. She is almost oblivious to the burning city behind her.