Last week, the Institute of Designers in Ireland held the largest ever IDI Awards ceremony in the RDS, with nearly 400 people in attendance. A huge congratulations to all of the winners of the 2023 IDI Awards, who came out in force to celebrate in The RDS on 16th November, in particular the Grand Prix winner, MOLA Architecture. Judged by an international panel of leading industry lights, the standards of the IDI awards ensure Irish design is awarded to an international standard. Discover this year's Best of the Best Irish Design. more
The IDI is delighted to celebrate Irish Design Week by welcoming internationally renowned fashion designer Simone Rocha to a SOLD OUT intimate conversation with leading fashion & documentary photographer Perry Ogden at The Douglas Hyde Gallery, TCD (Trinity College Dublin) on Thursday November 16th at 12pm more
Join us on the evening of Wednesday 15th November to consider ‘Designing for the Unimagined’ in The Dean Hotel, Dublin 2.
We are delighted to present Simon Dixon, Co-Founder of UK based DixonBaxi; in conversation with Cian McKenna, the Motion Designer behind White Lotus and Lankum videos, and Dr. MaryAnn Bolger, Design Historian and organiser of Fontstand Ireland.
Join the IDI and 100archive to celebrate the official launch of Design Declares Ireland on Tuesday 14th November at 7pm at the Dean Townhouse, Dublin.
A huge CONGRATULATIONS to the winners and commended entries of the IDI Graduate Awards 2023! more
IDI is delighted to support its Interior Designer members at this Autumn edition of the Ideal Home Show, returning to the RDS this Oct (20-22nd). Be sure to check out the ‘Ask the Expert’ stand hosted by IDI, the DFS Interiors Theatre stage and DFS Interiors Inspiration Centre to meet Monica Daly, MD Designs; Sadhbh O’Gorman, Ashen and Cloud; Tonya Newell, Little Design House; Lana Dullaghan, Lana Dullaghan Design; Susan McGowan, Interior Architecture & Design Studio, Ashen & Cloud; Hugh Wallace, Architect and Jackie Carton, Carton Interiors. more
We are delighted to announce that this year's IDI Awards Shortlist is LIVE! It has been a pleasure for our judges to see the phenomenal projects produced in Ireland over the past year, and the commercial creativity in abundance.
The final winners selected from this shortlist will be announced at the IDI Awards Ceremony in the RDS on November 16th. Tickets available now - limited earlybird prices remain! more
Are you in? Discover the IDI Graduate Awards shortlist 2023. We can't wait to announce the final winners at the IDI Graduate Awards ceremony will be held in Ulster University’s Belfast School of Art on October 19th. more
Three new Directors have been appointed to the board of the IDI, as the professional membership organisation for commercial designers deepens its influence and impact. more
Guest speakers on the night will be:
Giuseppe Cariello, Zendesk
Dr. Con Kennedy, TU Dublin
Susan Carberry, Red Dog
Dermot O’Shea, Wondr
Thank you to everyone who has submitted an entry! The IDI Graduate Awards 2023 has now closed for entries. A huge thanks to our phenomenal panel of judges across all categories and special thanks to IDI Graduate Awards Co-chair Ben Readman, Lecturer at TU Dublin, joined this year by Co-Chair, Dr. Brian Dixon, Belfast School of Art. Discover who they are! more
You asked, we answered - the IDI Awards deadline is being extended to Friday September 15th, so that you have time to select your show-stopping pieces for submission. more