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

Graphic Design Teacher
New York

Emily Comfort

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.

After earning my design degree from Western Washington University I interned at a small studio in Seattle and had a couple short contracts before landing my first full time job at Xbox. I worked as a visual designer on the team that designed the first user-interface for the Xbox One console and I helped create the mobile and PC experiences as well.

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?

According to an online quiz I would be Courier.

What’s your favourite blog?

99% Invisible.

Andrew Shillington
Global

Anthony Wood
Global

Sarah McHugh
United Kingdom

Jason Cooper
Australia

Laura Weldon
Global

Shanti Sparrow
New York

John Palowski
Manchester

Rebecca Hulme
Melbourne

Jess Waal
New York

Andy Judd
London

Saxon Campbell
New York

Alyson Pearson
Melbourne

Brenton Craig
Brisbane

Fiona Martin
London

Ben Longden
London

Tia Queen
Brisbane

Ben Griffiths
Sydney

Ed Baptist
Manchester

Chris Norman
Melbourne

Jen Dennis
London

Kieryn Humphries
Brisbane

Becc Sharrock
Melbourne

Fiona Yap
Sydney

Glen Swart
London

James Bourbon
Brisbane

Spencer Harrison
Melbourne

Martin Power
Manchester

Amy Prus
London

George Simkin
London

Lucy Wells
Melbourne

Maja Cule
New York

Wayne Smith
Melbourne

Louise Mora
Manchester

Adam Busby
Brisbane

Emma Stokes
London

Renée Melo
London

Rich Tucker
London

Jimmy Muldoon
New York

Robin Cameron
New York

Nikita Prokhorov
New York

Alan Barba
New York

Sydney Ligouri
New York

Ben Miners
Brisbane

Katie Baxendale
Manchester

Emily Comfort
New York

Dave Bird
Manchester

Andy Lee
Manchester

Hilary Archer
London

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

Graphic Design Teacher
New York

Emily Comfort

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.

After earning my design degree from Western Washington University I interned at a small studio in Seattle and had a couple short contracts before landing my first full time job at Xbox. I worked as a visual designer on the team that designed the first user-interface for the Xbox One console and I helped create the mobile and PC experiences as well.

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?

According to an online quiz I would be Courier.

What’s your favourite blog?

99% Invisible.

Ed Cornish
London

Sara Mazzoni
Global

Ali Neilly
Global

Laura Entralla Peláez
Global

Suzie Keen
Australia

Clay Allison
United Kingdom

Alex Daley
United States

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