Since 2009 Offset, Dublin’s creative get together, has ballooned into a design event of international renown. Punching well above its weight since year one it should rightfully be mentioned in the same breath as that other stellar annual conference that up to recently took place in Dublin 4. While it doesn’t share that event’s scale or swagger it has brought heavyweights to Dublin that may otherwise … Continue reading Offset 2016
I was lucky to attend the Rebase design event last week. It was a packed three days that kicked off with three talks at Wednesday evening’s Fringe event in NCAD. Fringe Event The first from Love & Robots‘ co-founder Kate O’Daly showcased their phenomenally interesting work with customisable fashion accessories and 3D printing bridging design and technology. Check out their customisable bow ties to see … Continue reading Rebase 2015
If you’re in the business of creativity but allergic to business books try Ed Catmull’s ‘Creativity Inc’ , a business book sure, but one in the guise of a whirlwind narrative on being at the apex of bleeding edge technology and the hard graft of the creative process. Catmull earned as a doctorate in computer science discovering amongst other things, texture mapping, at technique that’s used by all 3D graphics applications … Continue reading Ed Catmull’s Creativity Inc.
The Dublin Web Summit is a big deal for a small town. This time of year as the cavalcades of suit jacketed, denim trousered MBAs descend around Dublin 4 with their impossibly white teeth and cutthroat smiles its worth a visit if only as an study in late capitalism. Start ups set up shop at the s habby chic chipboard stalls in the hope of … Continue reading Dublin Web Summit