Coronary Artery Disease
Dr. Shelley Wall, Dr. John Wong.
Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator.
Two-page spread in a popular science magazine.
Lay audience; courtroom judge.
Make an editorial spread that depicts the pathogenesis and clinical consequences of coronary artery disease. Since CAD is so common, but has been popularly associated with older men, I also aimed to use inclusive language and patient representation in my spread. Special thanks to Colleen Tang Poy for helping me workshop the text.
Last updated in December, 2018.
Preliminary research and tissue concept art
Layout & composition
Despite there being numerous readily-available visualizations of CAD and atherosclerosis, most illustrations of the components of fibrous plaques are highly abstracted, and do not show 3D relationships. Using visual references and description, I tried to depict these structures with enough realism and that they could be easily identified and contextualized in 3D space.
Final layout and composition
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