This US currency redesign system, stems from the idea of natural disasters. Where in these circumstances, part of the environment's landscape and resources are stripped away.
The front side reduces down the commonly featured illustrations and guilloché, to only the necessary information needed to properly identify the currency denominations.
The back side introduces an excerpt from author Rebeccas Solnit's book, A Paradise Built in Hell. Discussing the natural basic human instinct to act as a support system in times of need.