Emma Tucker

Emma Tucker is Senior Writer at Creative Review

An oral history of Comic Sans

Comic Sans occupies a dubious position in the design community, but there’s no denying its place in visual culture. CR sat down with creator Vincent Connare to discuss the rebellion that drove Microsoft in the 90s, and his thoughts on making the world’s most disputed typeface

How much do creatives need social media?

As part of our deep dive into social media this week, CR explores to what extent designers and illustrators should rely on social media for finding work, and discusses some of the pressures and pitfalls that it’s opened up for creatives

How I Got Here: Paper artist Matthew Shlian

For over a decade, Matthew Shlian has been working magic on paper. As he prepares his first monograph, he chats with CR about the influence of science, and how he creates visual illusions with nothing more than clever cuts and folds