By Creative Review

Creative conference OFFSET has released a series of talks from this year’s event in Dublin, by Matt Willey, Wolff Olins designer Sue Murphy and Why Not Associates’ Andy Altmann. Also just published is a talk by the late Massimo Vignelli, who attended the conference in 2009…

Willey’s talk, one of the stand outs from this year’s conference, provides an honest reflection on his career so far and a look at some of his fantastic work for Zembla, Port, The Independent, and the New York Times, where he is now art director:


Murphy provided an equally honest take on her career so far: after graduating, she worked for Edenspiekermann but suffered from ‘burnout’ and left to join Ogilvy & Mather, where she worked exclusively for IBM. As well as working on the company’s US Open project with James Murphy, she created a blog showcasing IBM’s design archive, and is now an art director at Wolff Olins in New York:


Andy Altmann showcased 27 years of projects from Why Not Associates, from the studio’s first piece of client work for Next Directory to the vast Comedy Carpet in Blackpool, a collaboration with artist Gordon Young and posters for the Tate and The Truth Isn’t Sexy, a campaign to raise awareness of trafficking:


OFFSET has also just published a talk by the late Massimo Vignelli from its first event in 2009, who sadly died last year. In it, Vignelli discusses some of his most famous projects, from the New York Subway map to graphics for Knoll, and reflects on good design:

Read more here:: Watch Matt Willey, Sue Murphy, Andy Altmann & Massimo Vignelli's talks from OFFSET