Main Stage Speaker Line-Up announced for OFFSET

Main Stage Speaker Line-Up announced for OFFSET

28 September 2016

OFFSET has fast become one of the world’s most inspirational, educational and vocational conferences for design and creative industries and the Sheffield edition of the event marks the second time the event has been hosted in the UK and the first time it’s been hosted in the North of England.

Taking place 21 & 22 October at the Crucible Theatre, the event presents an exciting programme and details of the Main Stage speaker schedule have now been announced.

The stellar line-up includes Legendary Graphic Designer & Typographer Wolfgang Weingart, Award Winning UK Illustrator Laura Carlin, Design Director of the LEGO Star Wars Jens Kronvold Frederiksen, Director, Thinker and Maker Aaron Duffy, ADC Young Gun winner Shane Griffin, one of the best known Creative Directors in Fashion and Beauty Alan Aboud, Designer & Art Director Marta Veludo, Global Leaders in VFX MPC, Award Winning Illustrator and Designer Steve Simpson, “The Germans" Felix Richter and Alexander Nowak from global advertising agency Droga5, Dirk Laucke and Johanna Siebein from Studio Laucke Siebein, designers & brothers Luke Powell and Jody Hudson-Powell of Pentagram, plus many more.

If that wasn’t enough, the Second Stage line-up is still to be announced in coming days, but in the meantime you can download the main stage schedule here.

Attracting the conference to Sheffield is described as a major coup for the city which boasts an internationally acclaimed design legacy and vibrant creative sector. The event will be part of the Sheffield Catalyst Festival of Creativity (running until November) as well as a key element in kicking off Sheffield’s Design Week (22nd – 30th October 2016).

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