Committees

The activities of the IDI are run by a number of committees. The IDI is currently looking for new blood for the annual committees which run from April to April. Its a great way to get involved. So get in touch.

The following are active committees seeking membership

Executive

Executive

Officers: finance, governance, coordination, thought leadership.  Board ( George Boyle, Kim Mackenzie-Doyle and Andrew Bradley)

IDI Awards and Exhibition

IDI Awards and Exhibition

To organise the Irish Design Awards, coordinating the branding, graphics, criteria, entries, judging,communications event management and awards night production.

IDI Awards Chair 2017
Kirk McCormack Director of Longform Architecture

Policy

Policy

Lobbing Government, Department of Enterprise, Employment and Innovation. Advocating for a Design Council, Design Policy, Design Hubs,  Global Partnerships

Committee Members
Andrew Bradley
Con Kennedy
Simon Ó Rafferty

Regions

Regions

Promoting IDI Activity in the regions and promoting the establishment of IDI Design chapters. Lobbying for Design hubs. Supporting regional CPDs. 

Committee Members
Lorenzo Tonti
Leon Butler
Colin McKeown
PJ White
Eamon Spelman

CPD/Training

CPD/Training

Organising events, professional development

Committee Members
Aileen Dempsey

Andrew Bradley

James Hubbard

Education

Education

Liaise with colleges, organise events, conferences, offer members as guest lecturers, create outreach programs to promote interaction between colleges and proactice. Promoting IDI Institutional memberships. Planning Design accreditation programs. 

Committee Members
Dominic Southgate 
Rob Coyle         
Barry Sheehan    
Davitt Lamon           

Design Social

Design Social

Organising Design Social in Dublin and promoting the establishments of design socials in Ireland. 

Committee Members
Paul Finnegan
Lynda Smyth

Exhibitions

Exhibitions

Organising the production and travel of IDI awards exhibitions

Graduate Design Awards

Graduate Design Awards

To organise the Irish Graduate Design Awards, coordinating the branding, graphics, criteria, entries, judging,communications event management and awards night production.

Chairman: Dominic Southgate of Boxclever

Membership

Membership

Promoting membership, lobbying for chartership, recruitment, professional conduct. 

John Moore

Communications

Communications

Twitter Feed, Facebook, Linkedin, Messaging, Videos, Documentaries, PR, Website, Design Voice, other social media, Print.

John Moore

John Moriarty

Moya Farrell

ALAN GRINCELL 

Sam Whelan-Curtin

Publications

Publications

The coordination of Iterations Research and Practice Review. 

Con Kennedy

Interiors

Interiors

Committee Members
Vaida Rasciute
Deirdre McCauliffe

UX

UX

Committee Members
Lara Hanlon
Barry Sheehan