Viral Typogram

Is it alive? What's evolving inside the icosahedron of a typical virus? Appreciate the symmetry of the repeating structural subunits.

A diagram and model of a virus particle (virion) in cross section, constructed using styled typography.
Viral Typogram
by Aaron Kuehn

Visual therapy via micro-typography. Arm yourself in the fight against COVID-19 with knowledge. The Viral Typogram is safe to share!

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Description

A diagram and model of a virus particle (virion) in cross section, constructed using styled typography. Includes the location and relationships of a typical virus structure — lipid bilayer envelope membrane (with glycoproteins and matrix proteins), nucleocapsid with icosahedral protein capsid and nucleic acid genome. A visual-learning aid and infographic for microbiology and virology.