Ellen Stoehr Design
freelance creative director \\ designer


Thoughts become things


This is an opinion blog about typography, design, and the challenges or innovations across different projects as entrepreneur but mostly, this blog showcases the things I think about and how I navigate the world.

May you learn from my findings and lessons.
Proceed with caution.

Posts tagged ramadan
Blessed Ramadan; Designing a sign for the MN Council of Churches

The issue
We are in a context of increased disrespect for Muslims. From hate crimes to a presidential campaign where fear and hate speech seem to becoming more of the norm. Perhaps Minnesotans, as our best selves, could turn the tides with a shared narrative of respect that stands in quiet opposition to the bigotry and hatefulness.

The solution
A sign design to place in the yards of communities with a simple message, "To Our Muslim Neighbors: Blessed Ramadan," during the Ramadan season; the beginning of consideration for an opportunity to grow a movement this Ramadan.

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