Please upgrade your browser for the best Refinery29 experience. Read more.
Sometimes, it takes everything for us not to gawk at a sleek typeface and let out a huge sigh of envy. Of course, when we met the master graphic designer Emma Robertson, we were super intrigued by her sharp eye and warm demeanor.
Don't let her pint-size stature fool you — she has big personality — and happens to have a few other tricks up her sleeve, too. This polymath just inked a book deal with Chronicle Books on how to wear stylish knits, so we had to follow her across the bridge, visiting her Jack London Square studio and beyond. All that's fit to print, right here!
Want even more R29? Get the latest news, tips, and can't-resist stories delivered straight to your newsfeed, in real time. Like us on Facebook — we'll see you there!
Photographed by Eva Kolenko
Has any other year in recent memory offered up so many buzz-worthy store openings? Maybe. But, this year — with its H&M-sister brand invasions and numerous e-commerce-to-brick-and-mortar transformations — was particularly riveting. Add to that a ton of speculation (not to mention competition) over which U.S. city would read
It's been a whirlwind year for New York City. A polar vortex froze over the winter months (literally), the ebola epidemic made a brief (yet frightening) appearance, and Eric Garner's death raised concerns over law enforcement's power over the civilians it's meant to protect.
And, while New York current events dominated read