Blog – Design

Working professionally as a designer in both digital and print, I often post about design related content such as new work, inspirations and industry news.

Matt Willey at OFFSET 2015

Matt Willey – OFFSET 2015

Matt’s talk was quite possibly my favourite of the whole of OFFSET 2015. He showed a variety of editorial design work including the redesign of the Independent newspaper and his earlier work co-creating Port magazine.

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Sue Murphy at OFFSET 2015

Sue Murphy – OFFSET 2015

Of all the talks over the weekend, I resonated most with Sue Murphy’s talk at OFFSET 2015. Sue showed a variety of work and opened up personally about her struggles with not fitting in with particular companies. Her talk was extremely honest and felt very similar to experiences that I have personally gone through.

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Snask at OFFSET 2015
Forsman & Bodenfors at OFFSET 2015

Forsman & Bodenfors – OFFSET 2015

The Swedish agency Forsman & Bodenfors’ talk at OFFSET 2015 was extremely engaging. Most of the work they showed was their ad campaigns for Volvo trucks, including the hilarious stunts such as Jean-Claude Van Damme’s epic split.

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Steve Doogan at OFFSET 2015

Steve Doogan – OFFSET 2015

The talk from Steve Doogan’s at OFFSET 2015 was definitely split in two halves. The first half included a variety of work such as pranks he did in his youthful years and the second half was all about his professional career as an illustrator.

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Tomi Ungerer at OFFSET 2015

Tomi Ungerer – OFFSET 2015

Tomi Ungerer’s interview with Steve Simpson at OFFSET 2015 was very different from all of the other talks of the weekend. Tomi was very popular with the audience as he talked about a variety of things from growing up in Nazi occupied France to illustrating political satire.

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Declan Shalvey at OFFSET 2015

Declan Shalvey – OFFSET 2015

Without knowing too much about the comic and graphic novel industries, I was really interest in Declan Shalvey’s talk at OFFSET 2015. Declan showed a lot of his extremely detailed illustrations and processes from conception to final rendering for comic books and graphic novels.

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