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Wrapping Paper Designs Inspired By Infectious Diseases

Creative agency launches the Wrap Up Project that sells Christmas paper with patterns depicting the common cold, influenza and pneumonia.

Emma Hutchings
Emma Hutchings on December 17, 2013.

UK creative agency WCRS has launched the Wrap Up Project, selling Christmas wrapping paper with patterns derived from the chemical structures of viruses threatening people living on the streets. All of the proceeds are going to St. Mungo’s in London to help homeless people warm up this season.

Holiday Wrapping Paper Designs Feature Infectious Viruses

In the last two years, sleeping rough has risen in the UK by 31%. This project was created to raise awareness of the country’s increasing homelessness problem and support the work St Mungo’s does to help people rebuild their lives away from the streets.

Holiday Wrapping Paper Designs Feature Infectious Viruses

The paper’s snowflake patterns depict the common cold, influenza and pneumonia, which pose serious risk to those living on the streets. The sheets of wrapping paper are printed on 100% recycled stock and can be purchased from eBay in packs of 3 (£8), 5 (£12.50) or 10 (£24).

Holiday Wrapping Paper Designs Feature Infectious Viruses

Wrap Up Project

Sources: Wrap Up Project, DesignTAXI

Images: eBay

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