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 […]

THE STATE OF US

We are delighted to be supporting THE STATE OF US, a new pop-up exhibition from Illustrators Ireland opening for one night only next month. We sat down with one of the co-organisers, illustrator and artist Steve Doogan, to find out a bit more about this massive show! Tell us about the impetus for the show […]

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 […]

The Second Stage Powered by Squarespace

OFFSET is delighted to announce an exciting addition to OFFSET Sheffield with a dedicated second stage. Check out the crammed schedule over the two days packed full of talks, panels and discussions and powered by Squarespace. The timetable for this stage is here however we thought we would give you a taste of what to expect. Day […]

Illustration at OFFSET Sheffield

We’re very lucky to host two wonderful contemporary illustrators. Both are multi award-winning, prolific, influential as well as being really nice people! They perfectly encapsulate the modern illustrator working across a multitude of platforms from editorial, books, packaging, animation, posters and even ceramics. We are really looking forward to them providing insights into their process […]

Offset Sheffield: October Inspiration!

Following a successful first UK edition last November in London, we are very excited to announce that we are heading “Up North” this October for Offset Sheffield. Our home, for what will be our 10th Offset, will be the beautiful Crucible Theatre. Taking place on October 21st and 22nd, OFFSET Sheffield will be part of […]