The themes of featured papers include an examination of sustainability, ethics in design, the role of design and technology in the democratisation of local government. It also features interviews with legendary designers Ken Garland on his 60 year career in design and an interview with David Smith on the evolution of graphic design in the digital age. more
If you are a progressive company and would like to support the further development of #WhyDesign please contact president@IDI-Design.ie. more
Design Enterprise Skillnet Training Schedule March - June 2018 more
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
Following on from the Design Leaders Conference in November, Design Enterprise Skillnet are delighted to announce a 6 month growth and profit programme aimed at ambitious design agency owners with Peter Czapp of the Wow Company. more
Mental Fitness for Business: What it is, how to develop it, and how it can transform your business. Guest Speaker Neil O’Brien, Thurs Jan 25th, 2018, 8am –10am Radisson Blu Hotel, Dublin 2 more
This is the final shortlist of 92 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
The aim of this small group interactive workshop is to provide you with a variety of ways to overcome creative block. more
IDI Design Social have been busily cooking something up very special to end this years Bread and Butter Talk series on a High! more
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
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
These are the venues for tomorrow's (2 November) Mind Over Matter event. 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
Back by popular demand, this practical workshop session is aimed specifically at business owners that have never successfully completed a public tender before. 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
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
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
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
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Join us for the opening of the IDI Awards Exhibition at SOMA Gallery, 8pm Friday January 29 more