OFFSET DUBLIN 2018

A BIG thank you to everyone who attended OFFSET Dublin 2017 and to everyone who posted great blog post reviews. We will also be busy editing all the fantastic speakers footage to share with you all over the coming months. AND getting ready to begin prep for OFFSET Dublin 2018 – March 23rd, 24th and 25th!!

THE STATE OF US: OPENING NIGHT

When the doors closed on this Pop Up exhibition last week it was clear that this wasn’t just a showcase of portraits produced by a group of illustrators and designers but rather a snapshot of the vigorous healthy state of the Irish illustration community. It’s been our view for a long time that Illustration is […]

Meet the Makers Part III: An Illustrated Portraits Exhibit

Continuing our series of posts previewing the contributors to THE STATE OF US, a new pop-up exhibition from Illustrators Ireland opening this Friday, Facebook details here. Dara Ní Bheachain – Graphic Designer. How did you approach the brief? Were you more concerned with likeness or trying to capture essence/personality? Are you conscious of the “sitter” […]

Meet the Makers Part II: An Illustrated Portraits Exhibit

Continuing our series of posts previewing the contributors to THE STATE OF US, a new pop-up exhibition from Illustrators Ireland opening this Friday, Facebook details here. Niamh Sharkey – Illustrator & Author. How did you approach the brief? Were you more concerned with likeness or trying to capture essence/personality? Are you conscious of the “sitter” […]

POP UP: An Illustrated Portraits Exhibit

We are delighted to be supporting THE STATE OF US, a new pop-up exhibition from Illustrators Ireland opening this Friday, Facebook details here. We sat down with one of the co-organisers, illustrator and artist Steve Doogan, last month so we thought it would be a good idea to see what we can expect by chatting […]

OFFSET Dublin 2016 Titles win Bronze at ICAD Awards

The mesmerizing titles for OFFSET Dublin 2016 that were created by the ultra talented multidisciplinary creative content studio and Dublin’s own, Piranha Bar have just been awarded an ICAD Bronze Award. It was a double whammy on the night as Mutiny won for Sound Design for the titles too. Check out the making of video below and find […]

Your OFFSET Dublin Reviews

Hello Friends, We wanted to say a huge thank you to you all for making OFFSET Dublin 2017 a very memorable one. If you haven’t had a chance to read some of the great blog post reviews, we have a selection of them here from online magazine maven46 on 7 Creative Career Lessons Learned at Offset […]

OFFSET Dublin 2017 | DAY THREE

Our final day opened with a bang and a snap as Cork based duo, James and Michael Fitzgerald AKA The Project Twins, offered up some treats for our eyes. They were informative and honest as well as very funny and charming. Their powerful, simple, beautiful illustrative style really stood out and was the perfect tonic to start […]

OFFSET 2017 | DAY TWO

The sun greeted our highly caffeinated heads for the start of Day Two as we welcomed award winning illustrator Yasmeen Ismail. Yasmeen sets the bar for Day 2 and reassures OFFSETers that it’s okay to flail about for a bit. Straight from the get go she had us in fits of laughter, as she described […]

OFFSET 2017 | DAY ONE

A little earlier this year in February, OFFSET entered its eight year on the Dublin creative calendar. Eager Designers, Illustrators, Coders, Artists, Ad creatives, Animators and Photographers alike pushed through the doors of Bord Gáis Energy Theatre for the first of three much anticipated days of talks, panel discussions, “Design Thinking” workshops and a whole lot […]