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Calling Designers in the West of Ireland to take part in Atlantic TIDE

Calling Designers in the West of Ireland to take part in Atlantic TIDE

IDI is part of Atlantic TIDE (Transforming Ireland’s Design Economy), collaborative project, funded by Creative Ireland and in partnership with Sligo County Council, Western Development Commission, Innovate Limerick, Ludgate Hub, CREW Digital, An Chroí Digital Hub and FutureCast, aimed at boosting design enterprise and impact along the Atlantic Economic Corridor.

We are calling Designers in the West of Ireland to get involved in the next workshops. more

We are hiring an Administrator!

We are hiring an Administrator!

The Institute of Designers in Ireland (IDI) and Design Skillnet have an exciting opening for an Administrator to join their dynamic team. The successful candidate will ensure the smooth running of their administrative and book-keeping processes and support Design Skillnet in the delivery of learning programmes and activities to the Design and Creative sector. more

GRAPHIC DESIGN INTERN WANTED!

GRAPHIC DESIGN INTERN WANTED!

IDI is hiring a graphic design intern to support IDI with communications around the IDI Graduate Design Awards. This includes branding, social media posts, exhibition design and event staging. more

IDI Awarded Creative Communities Economic Action Fund

IDI Awarded Creative Communities Economic Action Fund

We are excited to announce that IDI will be working in a consortium project to network, engage and connect with businesses and support services throughout the regions of Ireland.

Thanks to the Creative Communities Economic Action Fund launched by Creative Ireland, this new initiative provides local authorities with resources to develop innovative projects which seek to leverage the potential of the creative industries in supporting local and regional economic development.
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Dubai Expo2020

Dubai Expo2020

IDI's CEO Charlotte Barker was invited as a guest speaker by Menasa, an Emirati Design Platform to take part in a discussion 'The Power of Storytelling in Design' at Dubai Expo2020. She tells us about her experience. more

Breaking the Bias - A look back on WhyDesign 2022

Breaking the Bias - A look back on WhyDesign 2022

WhyDesign’s fifth International Women’s Day event was celebrated in style at the Sugar Club on Thursday 10th March. This year, Aoife Dooley steered the discussion on 'Breaking The Bias' within the world of design between internationally-acclaimed keynote speakers, Brenda Romero, Creative Director at Romero Games and Adam Murphy, Experience Director at Philips. more

IDI at the Spring Ideal Home Show

IDI at the Spring Ideal Home Show

Following a successful event in October 2021 the IDI interior design/architect members were invited back to participate at the Ask an Expert Hub during the Spring Ideal Home Show which takes place on the 1st to the 3rd April 2022 at the RDS, Simmonscourt. more

Open Call - IDI Board Director

Open Call - IDI Board Director

IDI is built on its core values of Connection, Curiosity and Charisma. If you share these values, have fire in your belly and are committed to the betterment of the Irish design sector, we want to hear from you. more

WhyDesign International Women’s Day Event.

WhyDesign International Women’s Day Event.

The IDI gender equality initiative, WhyDesign, is working to address the gender imbalance in the design industry across Ireland. Join us as we host an in person speaker event to celebrate International Women's Day on Thursday, 10th March at the Sugar Club Dublin. more

8th February: Designing Digital for Children

8th February: Designing Digital for Children

One in five people who use the internet is a child, but the internet was never designed with them in mind. Designers have a critical role to play in designing experiences that place young people’s needs at the centre more