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IDI Irish Design Awards 2018 – Closing Date for Entries 9th November

IDI Irish Design Awards 2018 – Closing Date for Entries 9th November

The DEADLINE has been EXTENDED to 09th November 2018. We are inviting designers to submit their most innovative recently realised projects as entries for the 20th year of the IDI Irish Design Awards. Much more detail here including an exciting new partnership, on-line entry, and a major prize-giving gala event more

Design Leaders Conference 2018

November 8, 2018 – Light House Cinema, Dublin

Design Leaders Conference 2018

Join us on November 8 for a deep dive into the topics that pose the greatest challenges for leading a design team. more

Bread and Butter – Badly Designed Dublin

Wednesday, September 26, 7pm – Huckletree HKT 42 Pearse Street, Dublin 2

Theme: Badly Designed Dublin. Huckletree, 42 Pearse Street, Dublin. Wed 26th September at 7pm. Booking in advance on Eventbrite more

New Mentor Programme for Agency Owners & Senior Leaders

12 month programme commencing September 14th – Closing date for applications September 3rd

New Mentor Programme for Agency Owners & Senior Leaders

Launching Autumn 2018 Design Enterprise Skillnet Mentoring Programme partners industry leaders with senior design and creative agency owners & directors for a 12-month one-to-one mentoring relationship. more

IDI Graduate Awards 2018

IDI Graduate Awards 2018

Entries flooded in.. almost 500 across the categories...These GDA 2018, an annual competition open to IDI student members and it represents the best of student design work from our colleges. The reviewing starts now!! more

An Audience with Andy Hoyne, Property & Place Branding Expert

Wednesday, May 9, 7-9pm – Iveagh Garden Hotel

An Audience with Andy Hoyne, Property & Place Branding Expert

IDI Member only event: International leader in brand creation, Andy Hoyne, will discuss: The Holy Grail of Creative, Culture and Profit; Thought leadership as a catalyst to achieve differantiation. more

Launch of IDI’s #WhyDesign with Annie Atkins, Chris Do and Aoife Dooley

Thursday, March 8th from 7pm – Greenway, St Stephen's Green

Launch of IDI’s #WhyDesign with Annie Atkins, Chris Do and Aoife Dooley

With Annie Atkins an Oscar winning designer & Chris Do an Emmy Award Winning designer will speak at the event and to top it off, MC’D by the brilliantly funny Aoife Dooley. This is a ticket ONLY event and it is fully SOLD OUT. more

IDI Newsletter - December 2017

We had a busy 2017, new President, new initiatives with a successful Mind over Matter in November and Why Design, our established Bread and Butter social vent series was again a big success as was our extensive CPD and training initiatives from Design Enterprise including a large design Conference- The IDI Awards in September and Graduate Awards in November - both attracted biggest ever numbers of entries.. more below more