On the role of humour in advertising,
how Twitter has changed the way we LOL and
a serious look at what makes things funny
From her time at Tibor Kalman’s M&Co to her current work at Pentagram New York, playfulness and wit are at the heart of Emily Oberman’s approach. She talks to Emily Gosling about finding those ‘aha’ moments that combine both humour and humanity.
As a keen-eyed observer of modern life, Stephen Collins produces some of the funniest cartoons around. He tells us about his working process, where he gets his ideas from – and reveals just what goes on at the ‘Whimsy Mine’, via a brand new comic drawn specially for Creative Review.
The adventures of Asterix the Gaul have been amusing British readers since 1969, thanks to the brilliant translations of Anthea Bell and Derek Hockridge. Last year, Adriana Hunter took over the job of converting the jokes, puns and celebrated character names into English. We talk to her about what the process involves