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OFFSET festival is heading to London

Dublin creative conference OFFSET has announced it will be holding a two-day event in London in November, with talks from children’s author and illustrator Tomi Ungerer, KesselsKramer co-founder Erik Kessels, McBess, Johnny Kelly, Morag Myerscough and more…

Eoin Duffy’s existential animations

Animator and former designer Eoin Duffy’s short films use simple graphics to address some complicated issues. We spoke to Duffy about his Oscar-nominated The Missing Scarf and the moving On Departure…

Circular issue 18

Each issue of Circular, the Typographic Circle’s members magazine, adopts a different design approach. For its 18th outing Pentagram’s Domenic Lippa and Jeremy Kunze have almost dispensed with imagery altogether

What’s On

CR’s pick of exhibitions, design events and creative activities for the week ahead including Paris Photo in LA, Hyères Festival of Fashion & Photography, Introduction to Letterpress with New North Press in London, Motion Factory behind-the-scenes animation exhibition in Paris, publishing symposium Art-Information at the ICA, and Off Life’s #QuickDraw Live event in London…

The 100 Archive: documenting Irish design

Ireland’s creative community has launched an online archive documenting visual communications in the country. We spoke to designer David Wall about the project…

Shape: a new film to promote design

Director and animator Johnny Kelly and designer Scott Burnett have created a short film to show why design is important. The film features simple and charming graphics, and no language, so it can be understood universally.

Offset 2014: Day three

The final day of Offset 2014 featured talks from Marian Bantjes, Richard Turley, Jeff Greenspan and I Love Dust (to name just a few), who provided some amusing, thought provoking and inspiring reflections on their craft.

Eight New Ads To Watch

This week’s advertising round-up features work for The Samaritans, NBA, Pizza Express, Iceland, Honda, Comic Relief, and Brazilian charity AC Camargo Cancer Center. We begin, however, with this amusing spot for French paper company Double A, which points out that Double A paper is not just any old paper…

Cannes round-up

McCann Erickson Melbourne’s Dumb Ways to Die was the big winner at this year’s Cannes International Festival of Creativity with no less than five Grand Prixs

Once Upon a Time

The upcoming Memory Palace show at the V&A tackles storytelling, design and illustration in an ambitious way. Its curators talk us through its creation

Made in Sheffield

Graphic designer Craig Oldham reports for CR from Curated by, a one-day creative conference in Sheffield which, this year, took as its theme the idea of Narrative

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