Since the beginning of 2017, IDI has become a CLG . IDI is a fully incorporated company limited by guarantee, a non-profit entity, led by an executive board of directors, monitored and steered by a guardianship council, directed by its members.The direction of the Institute of Designers in Ireland is given by a Council of up to 16. The President provides leadership and direction. Each council member is a leader or member of a committee that implement IDI strategy and run activities in a very proactive way.
The stategic direction of the Institute of Designers in Ireland is given by a Council of up to 16 members. Who meet, monitor and steer IDI. The day to day activities of the IDI is the charge of the IDI Board which is currently made up of President George Boyle, President Elect Kim Mackenzie-Doyle and Andrew Bradley Past President, along with a Treasurer and Honorary Secretary. The management of most IDI activity is carried out by Denis O'Kelly.
We are an open organisation and welcome members to get involved.
IDI Council 2016
George Boyle - President (2016/17)
Founder of Fumbally Exchange
Head of George Boyle Designs architectural practice.
Kim Mackenzie Doyle-President Elect
& IDI Communications Chairperson
HUB Controls Ltd
Kim takes over the IDI Presidency in May 2017 for 12 months
IDI Eduation Chairperson -Dominic Southgate
Founder │ Director Boxclever
IDI Political Policy Chairperson-Andrew Bradley
Andrtew is a Director Bradley Brand
IDI Business Membership Chairperson-John Moore
John is a Director Clickworks
IDI CPD/Training Chairperson-Aileen Dempsey
Director of Designing Business
Director of Rua Architects and Lecturer CIT - IDI President Emeritus 2015 and Fellow of the IDI
IDI Regional Chairperson-Lorenzo Tonti
Director Lorenzo Tonti Design, Lecturer WIT
IDI Design Social Chairperson-Paul Finnegan
Snr. Interior Designer MOLA
IDI Design Social Representative-Lynda Smyth
IDI Iterations and Research Chairperson-Con Kennedy
Lecturer IT Carlow
IDI Universal Design Representative-James Hubbard
James Hubbard is a Senior Design Advisor with the Centre for Excellence in Universal Design.
Moya Farrell- Kingston Lafferty Design
Moya Farrell works in Design Management as Business Development Manager for Kingston Lafferty Design
Awards 2016 Chairman - Kirk McCormack,
Kirk Is an architect and Principal of Longform
IDI Undergraduate/UX Representative-Barry Sheehan
Undergraduate at Maynooth
John is Interaction Design Lead at Fjord
Danielle is creative director at Danielle Townsend Design
Claire Dowling is an award winning designer and creative director for Deloitte Digital.
Denis O’Kelly-IDI Executive Officer
Institute of Designers in Ireland