This UX Design Essentials course is aimed at Designers who want to up-skill. The two day course is fast-paced, practical, collaborative and interactive, covering everything you need to know about the UX process, fom researching and harnessing your data to designing, building and testing a prototype. Discover, Define, Design, Deliver 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
If your business depends on wowing clients and winning pitches with creative presentations, you need to know you can deliver. This full-day course covers every aspect of presentation skills and begins with how to profile your audience and produce a presentation they want to hear. 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
The 2017 IDI Irish Design Awards takes place on Friday 15th September, at Meeting House Square, Dublin. 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
Learn to use data visualisation to communicate ideas and stories effectively, from interpreting data sets to the various approaches and techniques for visualising data. 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
Strong presentation skills are necessary for a good designer to be a great designer. How you present your ideas impacts how willing clients are to make meaningful emotional and financial investments in them. DATE CHANGE to June 22nd 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
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
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