Earth is often known as the ‘blue planet’, and blue is used to represent the air we breathe and the water we drink. Blue is the colour of loyalty, holiness and virtue, but it’s also linked to deadly diseases and depression. And blue is the colour of uniforms, adopted by both the Navy and generations of denim-clad teenagers.
Can Graphic Design Save Your Life? is at Wellcome Collection until 14 January 2018.