This is the final shortlist of 89 entries to IDI Graduate Awards 2017 across 22 categories. The prize-giving and graduate exhibition will take place in IADT in Dún Laoghaire on the evening of 30th November. More detail later. All are very welcome to attend. more
These are the venues for tomorrow's (2 November) Mind Over Matter event. more
The following short survey from the Design Enterprise Skillnet seeks to establish the current enterprise training needs of IDI members. more
Join us for at theFuture where we'll be holding a discussion on The Future of the Agency and featuring our Bread and Butter Talks. more
The ballot boxes have been returned and opened, the votes have been counted, and double counted, and results of the Public Choice Award are now confirmed. more
Designer Andrea Arice of Windmill Lane Pictures takes the 2017 Grand Prix and the President's Prize for Outstanding Achievement goes to Diarmuid Gavin
A one day conference to recharge design and agency owners, design and creative directors, design and account managers, and anyone interested in leading a design team or running a successful creative studio. more
Booking now open for the IDI Design Enterprise Skillnet Autumn CPD Training Programme including Successful Tendering Workshop; UX Foundation Workshop; Presentation Skills; Running Successful and Profitable Design Projects and more...
The 2017 IDI Irish Design Awards takes place on Friday 15th September, at Meeting House Square, Dublin. more
Don't miss this practical, hands-on workshop exclusively focused on the challenges of aligning business and commercial objectives with successful design outcomes. Throughout the day you will have an opportunity to share experiences with other designers. Limited places available, book early to secure your place. more
The latest copy of ITERATIONS 05 (June 2017) is now available. Issue 05 explores how design is changing. more
Back by popular demand, this practical workshop session is aimed specifically at business owners that have never successfully completed a public tender before. more
Now only to 12th July 2017 closes at 5pm!....Find more detail on the 2017 Awards - when, what to do, how you do it and who's involved... much more more
IDI Design Enterprise training events Summer 2017 more
IDI Bread & Butter at Bagots Hutton on 31st May. Bread & Butter is celebrating the humble pencil and its role across the design disciplines.
Pricing design services panel discussion on June 14th and Client Relationships June 15th more
This is a generous and significant 25% off tickets to this year's Inspirefest! It is an amazing event, one not to be missed. If you wish to avail of this IDI Members Discount- just get in touch with IDI. more
George Boyle's year as president came to an end formally when she handed over to our new IDI President, Kim Mackenzie Doyle at the AGM held at The Powerscourt Theatre, Dublin 2 on Friday May 5th more
The IDI Graduate Design Awards 2017 - run from end of May to July 4th in association with IADT. more
We were open for entries online from June 9th 2017 and closed on July 12th.
Judging takes place on July 21st and 22nd. Our Gala Awards Night is on on Sep 15th … more
Do you need relevant, high quality, affordable training? more
Guest Speaker is Harry Parr on the 'Importance of Courage in Design' All IDI members are very welcome on 5th May 2017, 6pm Powerscourt Theatre, 2nd Floor Powerscourt Centre, Dublin 2
At this Master Class, Rowan demonstrate the keys techniques to focus on and share ideas that will transform your approach, your narrative, your delivery and above all, your attitude to public speaking. more
IDI Design Enterprise Skillet is organising a tender training workshop on Tuesday 21st March that will be delivered by Peter Brennan, Chairman of Bid Management Services. more
A Playful City is a unique series of events across Dublin in 2017 leading up to an international creative conference and hackathon for play in October, featuring Turner prize winners Assemble and the CEO of the European Travel Commission.
8-10 design thinkers / facilitators are required who will help facilitate a table group discussion during the event. The facilitators will be key to guiding the creativity of the round table groups and collating their ideas.
Up to 10 live illustrators are required, one per table, also we will require illustrators that can wander around the tables and help record / draw pictures of thoughts / ideas coming up at the discussion groups. more
Joseph Walsh Studio presents 'Decoding Craftsmanship: How emerging technologies can enable a new form of craftsmanship'.
This 2-day seminar & training workshop, focuses on the relationship between material and making, and the increasing use of digital tools, which provide digitally driven outcomes It explores how emerging software can be successfully merged with the heritage of making to create a new form of craftsmanship.
Workshop and talks on 24th and 25th March Joseph Walsh Studio, Co Cork- Places are Limited Booking is Essential - Discounts tickets for IDI Members more
Designs on Growth is innovative learning and development response providing the owner/managers of Design Enterprises with best practice business management skills and knowledge to support sustainability and increased revenue in their business. more
Schedule of upcoming events - some are already available now on IDI Eventbrite to book. For more detail on these courses contact email@example.com more
THE 2016 AWARDS' SURVEY- IDI is seeking to gauge general attitude and elicit specific feedback on your experience of IDI Irish Design Awards 2016 more
2017 has ushered in a gale-force shift in global thinking. This is unsettling, destabilising and on many seismic levels, disturbing - no matter what side of perceptible divide you find yourself. more