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Unity-Enhancing Currency

Mandy Davis' Amero Design Reflects US, Canada & Mexico

— May 4, 2009 — World
Mandy Davis' Amero currency design follows a theme of unity and reflects the solidarity of the United States, Canada and Mexico. The Amero is a rumored currency that would be North America's equivalent of the European Union euro. Check out the video above for a news reel on the Amero.

Many Davis' Amero currency features an animal on one side and a manmade construction on the other. For example, the wolf in the first image was selected because wolves travel in packs. And the bridge that's depicted on the other side of the bill was chosen because bridges unite two destinations.
Trend Themes
1. Unity-centric Currency - The creation of a currency that fosters unity among countries presents opportunities for disruptive innovation in cross-border transactions and economic integration.
2. Regional Monetary Consolidation - The concept of a regional currency, such as the Amero, opens up possibilities for disruptive innovation in regional economic cooperation and financial stability.
3. Symbolic Currency Design - The use of animal and manmade construction symbols in currency design offers opportunities for disruptive innovation in visual representation and storytelling within the monetary system.
Industry Implications
1. Cross-border Payments - The development of a unified currency creates opportunities for disruptive innovation in cross-border payment platforms and currency exchange services.
2. Economic and Monetary Integration - The introduction of a regional currency like the Amero could lead to disruptive innovation in economic integration strategies and monetary policy coordination among participating countries.
3. Graphic Design and Printing - The symbolic currency design approach employed by Mandy Davis presents opportunities for disruptive innovation in graphic design techniques and security features applied to banknotes.
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