Perhaps it’s because winter seems to have dragged on particularly long this year, but there have been several projects this month that use design to improve well-being, especially in relation to Seasonal Effective Disorder.

Created by Calm & Collected, S.A.D. is a loud and proud, psychedelic publication designed to replenish stores of colour and fun lost over the winter months.

Working with a host of designers and artists, C&C asked them to research and respond to the condition, which the NHS estimates affects around two million people in the UK. The result is bright, playful risograph book-come-artwork that can’t help bring a smile to your face.

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