Con Kennedy is a Communication Designer from Dublin, Ireland. Before forming his studio in 2010, Con worked at a senior level in several of Ireland's leading agencies. Now he lectures in Visual Communication Design and Design Entrepreneurship at TUDublin. His creative work has featured in Creative Review, Graphic Design USA, Page Magazine, Logo Lounge and Logolicious and has contributed to the book "Work for Money, Design For Love". Con has delivered research papers at international design conferences and is published in peer-reviewed journals. He was a co-researcher for the Irish Government's "Policy Framework for Design In Enterprise in Ireland" and was a consultant for the Expert Group on Future Skills Needs' "Winning by Design" report. Con holds a Masters Degree and a Bachelors degree from the Dublin Institute of Technology and is currently researching Doctorate on Design Entrepreneurship Processes at TUDublin's College of Business. He is a council member of the Institute of Designers in Ireland and a Co-Founder and Design Editor of "Iterations - Design Research and Practice Review" journal.


Communication Design

Brand Identity & Logo Design • Document & Literature Design • User Interface Design • Packaging Design

Design Education

Undergraduate & Post-Graduate Programme Delivery • Programme Director • Curriculum Development • International Adjunct Lecturer

Design Research

Industry Research & Reports • Policy Development & Consultancy • Doctoral Research • Academic Papers & Conferences • Design Advocacy


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Visiting Lecturer BGD, Beijing

Con Kennedy has visited GengDan Institute of the Beijing University of Technology. During the visit, Con delivered a five credit module in Professional Design Practice to second-year students.

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Zig Zag – A Playful City’s first intergenerational space

On a walk through Dublin City, you might be hard-pressed to find somewhere to rest your weary legs. A new social initiative created for and with the local community of Spencer Dock not only provides a comfortable seat but one that is also visually exciting and fun.   Zig Zag at Spencer Dock is a gathering space […]

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DMI: Academic Design Management Conference 2018

Con Kennedy has delivered a paper entitled “Creativity’s Risk to Design” at the DMI’s ADMC18 Conference in Ravensbourne University, London.

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PhD By Design/Design Research Society

Con Kennedy delivered a paper on Entrepreneurial Frameworks  for Design Enterprises at the PhD by Design stream at the Design Research Society conference in the University of Limerick

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Arithon Recruitment
Arklow Rugby Club
Benchmark Fleet Services
Brasserie Le Pont
Brewery Hops of Ireland
Celtic Whiskey Shop
Clinical Trial EndPoint
DBASS Accountants
Design and Crafts Council of Ireland
Digital Reach Group
Delite Global
Deployment Medicine International
Dublin Institute of Technology
Emilio's Beetles
Environmental Monitoring Services
Focal Media
Gordon MRM
HES Electrical Services
Hudson Marketing
Institute of Designers in Ireland
Iterations Journal
Keel Strategic
Mc Donogh Properties
McInerney Painting
Publicis D
Raretec Recruitment
Realworld EDC
Refresh Digital Advertising
R. Hendy & Co. Chartered Accountants
Robert Emmet CDP
Raidió Teilifís Éireann
Technical Engineering
TopQuote Direct


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