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
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
ITERATIONS Issue 4 (Dec 2016) Now available via IDI website more
We wish a Merry Christmas to all and a really special ‘Thank You’ to those who volunteered, supported and participated in our events in 2016 more
A new IDI Constitution was ratified at an EGM on Monday 19th 2016. This now aligns IDI's constitution and procedures with current legislation. IDI can now be fully legally compliant with the appropriate parts of The Companies Act 2014. more
An EGM of all Full Members will be held at IDI’s offices at Fumbally Exchange, 5 Dame Lane, Dublin 2 on Mon 19th December 2016 @5.30pm. more
To all IDI members outside of Dublin: A call to action from our Chair of the Regional Committee Lorenzo Tonti- if you are organising a design event or social gathering or exhibition more
THE IDI DESIGN AWARDS 2016- - Special Presentation to Grafton Architects at Marker Hotel event and Public Choice and Grand Prix announced. more
Really good spread of colleges and design categories again this year. Well done to all who made it to the shortlist and prizes.
The Overall winner was Alessandra Ravida - a graduate of Dublin Institute of Design. more
Fashion is the topic for Bread & Butter October- Natalie Coleman is an award winning designer. Emma Manley’s label Manley is sold in Arnotts, and in boutiques nationwide. Garrett Pitcher co-founded lifestyle brand Dyflin, and the influential THREAD magazine. He's also creative director of Indigo & Cloth. more
IP for Designers and Design Professionals is a seminar delivered by recognised design industry IP specialist on behalf of IDI.
Book your tickets for the game!-There's a gaming theme for August Bread & Butter with Owen Harris, Elaine Reynolds, and Christopher Conlan & Ben Clavin. more
In this extraordinary year of celebration and reflection for Ireland, we are proud to present DESIGN:RISING, more
Part of the task set as part of #DesignRising, the central theme for IDI in 2016/17, is to develop the organisation to be more active and present outside of Dublin. more
This month Bread & Butter is looking at some of the best of Irish design with talks from Milliner Laura Kinsella, Designer , and Illustrator Niall McCormack. more
A one day introduction course to understanding the user experience process. more
IDI members are invited by The Centre for Excellence in Universal Design (CEUD) at the National Disability Authority (NDA) to attend the Universal Design Grand Challenge 2016 Students Awards where 9 finalists from colleges around Ireland will be judged on the presentation of their designs. more
Bread and Butter on Wed 27th April , at the Odeon. Featuring Perch . This is a must for all Furniture Design enthusiasts. more
The IDI Past Presidents Dinner, with 24 former Presidents in attendance, took place in 15th April 2016 in Dún Laoghaire, more
Join us for IDI’s Bread & Butter on April 4th for talks from Supermundane (aka Rob Lowe), Steve McCarthy, and David Smith & Brian Nolan of 100 Archive.
Calling all interior design lovers! This month’s Bread & Butter creative talks are just for you. Roisin Lafferty of Kingston Lafferty Design, and Ann-Marie O’Neill & Graham O’Donnell of O’Donnell O’Neill. more
Tues, March 1, 2016 - Coffee from 9.30. Event from 10am -1pm.
Arthur Ryan Retail Centre, DIT Aungier Street
Booking in advance is essential. Tickets from €10
Book Now via Eventbrite more
Location: Brooks Hotel, Drury Street, Dublin 2
Do your clients appreciate the value of design and design thinking?
Join us on January 28th for the first ever Bread & Butter design talk- bringing together some of the world’s most exciting creative minds to talk about all things Design. more
Join us for the opening of the IDI Awards Exhibition at SOMA Gallery, 8pm Friday January 29 more
New training courses in Infographics and Revit for IDI Members in association with DPP Skillnet in February and March 2016 more
The IDI Irish Design Awards are coming to Cork in as part of a nationwide tour and will be hosted by Cork County Council at County Hall. more