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Hablaomos Juntos

A national design initiative to create a system of universal healthcare symbols


Hablamos Juntos



Project Type

Print & Signage

Role & Responsabilities

Visual Design under Creative Direction of Oscar Fernandez

Programs & Skills

Sketching & Illustrator

Date Completed

August 26, 2009


One of the most important issues facing health care executives today is the demand for health services from an increasing number of patients with Limited English Proficiency (LEP). The design community is challenged to develop design tools and methodologies that will enable those with LEP and limited literacy access to health services. Universal symbols are an effective design tool to help visitors navigate health facilities. This summary will cover the importance of universal symbols and the benefits they provide to hospitals and health care facilities including:


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Final Designs
Holistic Medicine, Mental Health, Health Education

Initial Symbol System

Initial Symbol System

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