About

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 creative agencies. Con now 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.

Knowledge

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

News

News and Updates
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Reviewer for DMI: ADMC 2020

Con Kennedy has been invited to join the reviewing panel for papers and articles for the upcoming DMI: ADMC2020 conference in August.

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Creatives Against CoVid19

Creatives Against Covid-19 called on the creative industry to design posters to raise funds for vulnerable women and children during the current health pandemic. Over 1000 posters, from more than 30 countries were submitted! All posters are currently on sale at A3 size and all proceeds will be donated to ISPCC Childline and Women’s Aid. […]

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Design as Entrepreneurship: Towards a Design-Specific Framework

TU Dublin 10th Annual Graduate Research Symposium. Current thinking on entrepreneurship states there is no specific link between the entrepreneur and their enterprise. Design is an individual creative act; therefore, the practitioner is not separate from their idiosyncratic process. The Designer is the product offering. Designers form Design Enterprises, meaning that with this aspect of […]

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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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Clients

Adforce
AMAS
ApostleX
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
Exhibit
Focal Media
Gordon MRM
GS1
HES Electrical Services
Hudson Marketing
Institute of Designers in Ireland
Iterations Journal
Keel Strategic
Mc Donogh Properties
Mike Lynch
Motorcheck
McInerney Painting
Quest Recruitment
Publicis D
Raretec Recruitment
Realworld EDC
Refresh Digital Advertising
R. Hendy & Co. Chartered Accountants
Robert Emmet CDP
Raidió Teilifís Éireann
Technical Engineering
TopQuote Direct
Wonder

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