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Announcing IDI Designer Discounts

Announcing IDI Designer Discounts

The Institute of Designers in Ireland is delighted to introduce Designer Discounts, bringing special negotiated offers from third parties for designers and members of the IDI. more

Call for Submissions: Design Week 2015

1 – 8 November 2015

Submissions are invited for the Design Week 2015 festival programme that may include Conference, Debate, Exhibition, Lecture, Online Event, Open Day, Site Visit, Tour, Workshop, Event Description more

Cocktails+ Architecture: A design talk at The Liquor Rooms

Wednesday September 30, 2015 – The Liquor Rooms

Cocktails+ Architecture: A design talk at The Liquor Rooms

Preceding Open House Dublin, Ireland's largest architecture festival, we are talking about how the Irish drinks industry and architecture have collided in new and fantastic ways. We are delighted to have our first international speaker for the year come from London for a very special Cocktails+ talk! more

24 Hour Universal Design Hackathon: 12-13 Nov 2015

Nov 12th and 13th – Dublin Castle

24 Hour Universal Design Hackathon: 12-13 Nov 2015

The 24HrUDHack is a unique opportunity to work on a design team for 24 hours, to get practice in Universal Design and to present new design concepts to win Awards and Prizes. Apply now for your place on the design team. more

Spotlight: IT Carlow’s Master of Arts in Interaction Design

Interaction design focuses on shaping things for people’s use and behaviour. It includes designing interactive digital products, environments, visual communication systems and services. It is the synthesis and imagining of things as they might be, rather than focusing on how things actually are and is focused on satisfying the needs of the end user. more

Spotlight: IT Carlow’s BA in Visual Communications and Design

Visual Communications and Design at the Wexford Campus of IT Carlow takes it roots from graphic design. Students create projects in visual design (graphics, illustration, branding, advertising, editorials/ magazines and signage), digital media (websites, mobile devices and games) and the moving images (video and animation). more

Eileen Gray to be recognised with inaugural IDI lifetime achievement award

This year, to celebrate the memory and achievements of therenowned Irish born designer Eileen Gray, IDI will make a special presentation and formally recognise her achievement as arguably the most influential Irish designer of the modernist movement. On IDI’s ‘Awards Night’, a snapshot of the work of designer and architect Eileen Gray will be presented by biographer Dr Jennifer Goff of the Eileen Gray Collection at The National Museum of Ireland. Dr Goff is a leading expert on Gray’s work and legacy. more