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2021 Design

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2020 Design

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2019 Design

Celebrate Differences Shirts

Each year, leading up to World Down Syndrome Day on March 21st, I design a "Celebrate Differences" shirt.  A gentle reminder to accept, appreciate and celebrate ALL of the MANY amazing differences that make us human.

This year, I tried to create something that had variety in color, shape, size, and texture to loosely represent the diverse attributes that make us human. And how putting all those pieces together creates something beautiful.

As the design came together, I also was thinking about microscopic images of the human body - fingerprints, brain activity, blood cells, etc. but in a creative way that also reminds me of flowers, the ocean and fruit. It wasn’t what I had planned to do, just something I thought about and how intricately detailed we are. 

Available in 7 different styles (including a Youth Tee) and several different colors. All proceeds are donated to Down Syndrome Diagnosis Network (DSDN). 

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I'm Melissa - a mom, non-profit leader, lover of pretty things, and an advocate for people with disabilities. Read more...