Creative conference OFFSET Dublin returns this April

With over 2,500 attendees each year, Offset has fast become one of the world’s most inspirational, educational and vocational conferences for the design and creative industries.

OFFSET Dublin returns this April for its 11th year, once again bringing a stellar line up of creative talent from around the world to Dublin.

Taking place on 3-5 April 2020 and tickets are now on sale – starting at just €125 for students – which includes entry to the conference for the full weekend, a goodie bag, on-site workshops and entry to the Delegate party on Friday night.

Returning to the Bord Gáis Energy Theatre in April with a jam packed three day schedule of incredible creative talks and industry debate across two stages, alongside interactive workshops, partner activations, exhibitions and more!

Since 2009, the conference has hosted creative icons as Massimo Vignelli, Sir Peter Blake, Paula Scher, David Carson, Milton Glaser, Kyle Cooper, Stefan Sagmeister, Micheal Bierut, Shepard Fairey, Tomi Ungerer, JR, Lance Wyman, George Lois and Louise Fili on stage to share their creative diverse perspectives on the industry.

Multidisciplinary creative studio Acrylize will be speaking at this year’s OFFSET Dublin

OFFSET Dublin pride themselves on their multi-discipline approach to curation, inviting the most interesting and exciting practitioners from the fields of graphic design, illustration, film, motion graphics, animation and more to speak at the event, representing industry at all levels.

This year’s speakers include German painter and artist Olaf Hajek, Dublin based event design collective THISISPOPBABY, James Burke, creative director at Acrylicize and rising stars art director Leslie David and illustrator Laura Callaghan and just announced Pentagram’s Sascha Lobe – a designer working at the intersection of architecture and graphic design.

The conference is complimented by OFFSITE – a weeklong fringe festival that takes place in the lead up to OFFSET. Taking place across Dublin city, it features of a series of accessible events – creative workshops, masterclasses, exhibitions, tours and installations – that inform, inspire and excite with the aim to open up the Creative Festival to an even wider audience.

Weekend tickets are on sale now with incredible discounts available for current students and recent grads. Whether you are an experienced pro, a recent grad or a freshly initiated student OFFSET has you covered.

  • Entry to the conference for the full weekend
  • On site workshops
  • Goodie bag
  • Entry to the OFFSET Delegate Party on Friday Night

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Posted on Jan 27th, 20 by | Twitter: @lisahassell

Founder & director of Inkygoodness, Lisa is a published writer and arts journalist, focusing on creative business, graphic art and illustration and design education. Her words regularly appear in Computer Arts, Creative Bloq, Digital Arts and IdN.

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