Marian Bantjes

New type: Akatre, Erik Spiekermann, Dazed, The Northern Block & more

Our latest pick of new type includes new releases from The Northern Block, Monotype and Dalton Maag, a custom design for New York magazine, some striking type by Akatre in fashion magazine Mother and a new Laurence King book edited by A2’s Scott Williams and Henrik Kubel.

OFFSET 2015 speakers announced

Dublin creative festival OFFSET returns for a fifth year in March, with another impressive line‐up of designers, animators, illustrators, artists and creatives…

The play’s the thing

Speakers at this year’s Offset conference in Dublin championed creative play and the ability to turn failure to one’s advantage

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.

OFFSET 2014: Early bird tickets still available

The 2014 edition of Dublin’s OFFSET festival still has early bird tickets available – until March 1. With an impressive line-up of speakers this year, the long weekend of March 21-23 promises to be a memorable one

Love letters to an American actor

Each February since 2005 Marian Bantjes has sent out handmade Valentine’s gifts. This year, she posted a series of rather unusual letters – ones originally sent to the actor Robert Wagner in the late 1950s

American Illustration Annual 32

Two hundred and eighty eight editions of the new American Illustration Annual have handmade covers, by 45 different artists and illustrators. Overseen by creative director Richard Turley, the project saw much ink, paint and several naked men

We Wonder

Marian Bantjes’ first monograph is a refreshingly honest visual history of the last ten years of her work as a graphic artist

AGI Opens Up

Formed in 1952 as an elite club of graphic designers, the Alliance Graphique Internationale aged with its membership. But as AGI brings its Open conference to London for the first time, an injection of new blood has reinvigorated the body

Design Indaba names starry line-up

David Adjaye, Matthew Carter, Jessica Hische, Sir John Hegarty and musician Spoek Mathambo are amongst an impressive line-up of speakers for this year’s Design Indaba conference in Cape Town

DesignYatra conference highlights the divide

While this year’s Kyoorius DesignYatra in Goa delivered the expected mix of inspiration and insight, India’s biggest design conference also offered something else: a critique of our economic system

The Creative Review iPad App

The Creative Review iPad app is (finally) here, with exclusive content and updates throughout each month for your viewing and reading pleasure. A free sample is available now

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