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
The latest copy of ITERATIONS 05 (June 2017) is now available. Issue 05 explores how design is changing. 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
Schedule of upcoming events - some are already available now on IDI Eventbrite to book. For more detail on these courses contact firstname.lastname@example.org more
ITERATIONS Issue 4 (Dec 2016) Now available via IDI website more
Buy your own copy of the 'IDI Irish Design Awards 2016 Catalogue' and 'Irish Design 2015 - Making Design Matter' - two great records of a significant time for Irish Design. more
ITERATIONS: Order the July 2016 issue 3 online here or purchase back issues or all three issues for a special price. ITERATIONS is available to purchase now on this website. more
Iterations call for articles closes on16th March. This issue will focus on Design Practice and how it relates to design research. We are particularly interested in submissions which reflect on design practice, case studies in artefact, visual essays or explorations of practice. Interviews with design practitioners and reviews of design work will also be considered. Research articles, action research and position papers will also be considered as per previous issues.
Our recent IDI survey, a snapshot in time of the design community taken recently has delivered us good news, is re-assuring and confirmed (mostly) what we thought too! According to our responses, most say Irish Design 2015 (ID2015) has successfully raised the profile of design in Ireland!
Issue 02 of Ireland's first Design Research and Practice Review is now available. more
Back issues of ITERATIONS are available to purchase through the IDI website. Issue 01 available now only €5 plus p/p.
The Institute of Designers in Ireland is delighted to announce that the second call for submissions for Iterations, Ireland's first multidisciplinary Design Research and practice review is out. The IDI are a proud supporter of the publication. more
ITERATIONS provides a platform for designers and design researchers in Ireland and internationally to document, reflect and present their Practices, Theories, Processes and Artefacts. more