In the wake of the tragic and brutal attacks on Paris, people across the world are flooding social media with outcries both condemning the attacks and showing support for those affected. One image, captioned “Peace for Paris,” especially stands out. It’s been shared over 100,000 times on Instagram and has become an international beacon of hope for those seeking solace. Created by illustrator Jean Jullien, the brush-stroked icon depicts a peace sign built around the iconic Eiffel Tower, illustrating a simple sentiment that can be difficult to put into words after unimaginable tragedy.
A French Designer’s Icon for Peace