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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

2017 A Year of Change

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

National Design Strategy- a Consultation Paper- launched by Minister Mitchell-O’Connor

National Design Strategy- a Consultation Paper- launched by Minister Mitchell-O’Connor

Ireland - The Design Island, National Design Strategy - A consultation paper towards a National Design Strategy- It urges a sustained investment in design and proposes a series of actions for the strategic development of design and design thinking. Quote-p.10 'Design is about more than mere styling. It can be used as a tool to address the world’s biggest societal, cultural and environmental challenges, solving problems and improving universal needs and services. more