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I love Design for its potential to make a huge, positive impact on the world.

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Emily Comfort

Emily Comfort started her career deep in the digital world at Xbox. These days she’s currently freelancing with an environmental non-profit and a small independent book publisher.

What do you love about design?

The potential to make a huge, positive impact on the world.

Why do you teach?

I get to know people from all different backgrounds and help them unlock a new way of seeing and interacting with their surroundings – and their enthusiasm for design inspires me!

Tell us about your design career outside of Shillington.

I started my career as a Visual Designer at Xbox, designing the first user-interface for the Xbox One console. Since then I have worked as a freelance/contract designer for agencies, musicians, non-profits and book publishers.

What or who are you loving right now?

I recently found an album full of postcards sent to my great grandfather during the early 1900s and I can’t get enough of it. The old paper, beautiful illustrations, and perfect script handwriting that talks about life on the farm in Kansas… I love it! Right now I’m working on photographing them to share with family and incorporate into future projects.

If you were a typeface, what would you be?

Lately I’m feeling attached to New Spirit.

What’s your favourite blog?

99% Invisible

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