The Poster

Nobel Conference 48

Nobel Conference Poster Artwork Ray Troll Karen Lybrand

The poster for Nobel Conference® 48, “Our Global Ocean,” was designed for Gustavus Adolphus College by Karen Lybrand, a graphic designer working out of Raymond, Maine. The illustration on the poster is a collaboration between Lybrand and marine artist Ray Troll, who lives and works in Ketchikan, Alaska. The central image and other sea creatures were illustrated by Troll; the background, porthole, ocean floor, black smokers, bottom fish, reef plants, diver, and logo were drawn by Lybrand, who then executed the layout.

Lybrand and Troll are longtime associates and collaborators in design work for clients including the NOAA, National Marine Fisheries Service, the U.S. Coast Guard, American Fisheries Society, Miami Museum of Science, and other scientific organizations.

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