The Graduate Awards reward outstanding and innovative design by new designers who are still at the early steps of their career. Graduates of colleges with up-to-date IDI membership can enter as many times as they like for FREE! more
Former IDI President and long term board Director Andrew Bradley has been appointed as Chair to the board of the Design and Crafts Council of Ireland, marking a commitment by government to the ongoing development of the design sector. more
The Institute of Designers in Ireland (IDI) / Design Skillnet is looking for an Administrator to ensure the smooth running of the administrative and accounts processes of the IDI and its training arm, the Design Skillnet. more
The talented Singaporean-Irish muralist Holly Pereira has created a colourful mural on Charleville Mall featuring her interpretation of mixed race identity, ahead of DesignOpp featuring at the Irish Roots festival celebrating mixed race heritage. more
IDI has worked with the Design and Crafts Council of Ireland to produce a series of videos to promote design as a viable career path. more
The IDI Graduate Awards Zoom event was held on Thursday 3rd December 2020. more
The 21st IDI Awards took place online (due to Covid19 restrictions) on Wed 4th Nov.
It was a wonderful celebration of Irish design and showcasing over 460 designers & collaborators across Ireland, and Irish designers based abroad.
The proposed policies and interventions will support the recovery of the hard-hit SME sector, to help manage costs and build long-term resilience. more
Charlotte Barker has been appointed as the new CEO of the Institute of Designers in Ireland.
IDI is joining 26 other Irish Industry bodies ensuring our members and the Design industry in Ireland are represented and emphasised in the Irish Government's SME Recovery proposals. more