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
Avail of this offer..there is a membership price FREEZE for the month of January, from February 2018 we will be increasing the membership fees in the majority of categories so we can offer even more to our IDI members!
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
We had a busy 2017, new President, new initiatives with a successful Mind over Matter in November and Why Design, our established Bread and Butter social vent series was again a big success as was our extensive CPD and training initiatives from Design Enterprise including a large design Conference- The IDI Awards in September and Graduate Awards in November - both attracted biggest ever numbers of entries.. more below more
IDI Graduate Awards 2017 prize-giving evening on Nov 30th at IADT- The opening of exhibition of our final shortlist of 92 entries took place in IADT in Dún Laoghaire. This exhibition of the final shortlist of 92 entries to IDI Graduate Awards 2017 across 22 categories.
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 following short survey from the Design Enterprise Skillnet seeks to establish the current enterprise training needs of IDI members. more
The ballot boxes have been returned and opened, the votes have been counted, and double counted, and results of the Public Choice Award are now confirmed. more
Designer Andrea Arice of Windmill Lane Pictures takes the 2017 Grand Prix and the President's Prize for Outstanding Achievement goes to Diarmuid Gavin
Booking now open for the IDI Design Enterprise Skillnet Autumn CPD Training Programme including Successful Tendering Workshop; UX Foundation Workshop; Presentation Skills; Running Successful and Profitable Design Projects and 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
The latest copy of ITERATIONS 05 (June 2017) is now available. Issue 05 explores how design is changing. 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
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
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
The IDI Graduate Design Awards 2017 - run from end of May to July 4th in association with IADT. more