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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

Portraying Parkinson’s

A powerful poster campaign for Parkinson’s UK uses 26 imagemakers to portray the many symptoms of this debilitating disease

An interview with hat-trick

As well as offering a detailed look at the studio’s recent work, hat-trick’s latest book – 240pp of thoughts – also features an interview with founders Jim Sutherland and Gareth Howat. Writer Nick Asbury asks the questions – and gets some interesting answers. The full Q&A is republished here

My life with Henrion

As a new book on the work of FHK Henrion is published by Unit Editions, we ask designer Ian Dennis what it was like to work the great man himself

Earth Hour poster competition

WWF, Do the Green Thing and Pentagram have launched a competition inviting young creatives to design a poster promoting sustainable living.

CR Annual deadline: December 10

The Creative Review Annual is our showcase of the finest work of the year in visual communications. There’s still time to enter: the deadline for this year’s competition is December 10

An image of San Francisco

Design association AIGA’s San Francisco arm has curated an exhibition of 100 posters by local and international creatives based on their interpretations of the city.

From the Book

Illustrators Nancy Slonims, Andrew Baker and Martin Ursell are hosting a joint exhibition at London’s Coningsby Gallery featuring woodcut prints, photo etchings and extracts from a children’s graphic novel series.

Faber & Faber’s new word marque

Faber has released a new word marque in a custom, art deco inspired typeface as part of a rebrand led by art director Donna Payne.

What’s On

CR’s pick of exhibitions, design events and creative activities for the week ahead, including London Design Fesitval, ICA Off-site: A Journey Through London Subculture: 1980s to Now, Astronomy Photographer of the Year Awards and exhibition, Studio Myerscough at the Library of Birmingham, Xerography exhibition at Firstsite in Colchester, Brighton Digital Festival, pop-up photo event Photoville NYC, and photojournalism festival Visa Pour l’Image in Perpignan, France.

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