Now only to 12th July 2017 closes at 5pm!....Find more detail on the 2017 Awards - when, what to do, how you do it and who's involved... much more more
A practical workshop session, aimed specifically at business owners that have never successfully completed a 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
This is a generous and significant 25% off tickets to this year's Inspirefest! It is an amazing event, one not to be missed. If you wish to avail of this IDI Members Discount- just get in touch with IDI. more
George Boyle's year as president came to an end formally when she handed over to our new IDI President, Kim Mackenzie Doyle at the AGM held at The Powerscourt Theatre, Dublin 2 on Friday May 5th 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
The IDI Graduate Design Awards 2017 - run from end of May to July 4th in association with IADT. more
We were open for entries online from June 9th 2017 and closed on July 12th.
Judging takes place on July 21st and 22nd. Our Gala Awards Night is on on Sep 15th … more
Do you need relevant, high quality, affordable training? 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
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
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 are a Membership organisation. Fees from our Members are vitally important, as they allow us to sustain our organisation and continue to pursue our aims.This funding helps support some of the work we do in promoting Irish design and Irish designers. Again all membership fees remain greatly reduced in price, they range from just €20 for students, €50 for recent design graduates to €150 for IDI full members – we believe that this is a really great offer for all levels of IDI member! 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
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
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