Welcome to OFFSET NEWS. Here is this weeks roundup of what some of our speakers past and upcoming have been up to.
OFFSET 2014 speaker Marina Willer is nominated for Design Museum’s design of the year for her identity for Serpentine Galleries. Congratulations!!
RICHARD MOSSE AND OLIVER JEFFERS.
2014 offset speaker Richard Mosse and 2009 speaker Oliver Jeffers both appeared in this weeks ‘the Works’ on RTE. Richard gives an in depth insight into his enthralling installation ‘The Enclave’ and Olivers’ Illuminations show at NUI Maynooth is profiled.
OFFSET 2012 speaker Michael Bierut continues with his fantastic series of posters for Yale School of Architecture (this months offering is the predominantly black one on the right).
Supreme has tapped the services of OFFSET 2014 speaker Neville Brody for a number of cut-and-sewn apparel pieces in the New York brand’s Spring/Summer 2014 collection. This drops tomorrow both in store and online.
CHRIS SILAS NEAL.
OFFSET 2013 Chris Silas Neal has contributed a piece of art to Goodnight Songs, a collection of poems by the legendary author of Goodnight Moon, Margaret Wise Brown. Below is a video about the making of the book.
OFFSET 2014 speaker Mike Perry has just released these gorgeous chairs. Each one is drawn on by hand using indelible inks, his special touch and each is absolutely unique.
OFFSET 2009 speaker James Jean has just completed an amazingly detailed mural at the Pow Wow mural festival in Hawaii.
2012 speaker and buddy of OFFSET Richard Gilligans’ book DIY has just had a second edition printed. This time it has been redesigned and contains new essay by Jocko Weyland. Available Europe later this month & in USA next month.
I LOVE DUST.
OFFSET 2014 speakers I LOVE DUST have created all apparel graphics, prints and trims for this 10 piece collection for JORDAN brand. Intricate graphics honour New Orleans’ prominent wrought ironwork found on French Quarter balconies.
FRIEND WITH YOU.
Pharrel Williams is the guest curator of Toronto Design Exchange’s new candy-colored exhibition, This Is Not A Toy. OFFSET 2012 speakers Friends With You have a giant spinning head called called The Rainbow Vortex that plays “tinkley” music when visitors interact with it. The show runs until May 19 and from the photos below it looks like a must.
OFFSET 2012 speaker Jessica Hische designed last weekend’s New York Times Book Review cover art. PRETTY PRETTY PRETTY!
OFFSET 2010 speaker Nate Williams has an amazing blog full of all sorts of wonderful things and best of all its updated regularly.
Harry Pearce from OFFSETS inaugural year in 2009 has recently designed this series of bottles for Budgens and Londis.
OFFSET 2013 speaker Jonathan McHugh has recently lent his illustrative skills to the following article for the Financial Times. Great read about how we use our space.