Opinion: ahead of The Future festival in Dublin next week, an assessment of the importance of design and creativity to the Irish economy The Future is a new event celebrating the role that creative innovators play in design, media and culture. Taking place at Dublin’s RDS on November 3 and 4, The Future will look […]
Con Kennedy has been commissioned by the Design and Crafts Council of Ireland as part of ID2015 to undertake a research report into Design Enterprises in Ireland. This research is being conducted on behalf of the Department of Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation and will contribute to a new Irish Government policy paper on design in […]
Con Kennedy will be presenting a paper entitled The Problems With Creativity at the Faultlines Conference on Friday 5th June. Con will also chair the Industry Panel on Saturday 6th June. Faultlines is the inaugural Irish Design Research Conference and will be held in the Dargan Centre at the Institute of Technology Carlow.
Comprehensive research into the Visual Communication (Graphic Design) sector in Ireland has been undertaken in order to determine the number of design practices currently in Ireland, their location and makeup. More>>
With 2015 being designated as Year of Irish Design (ID2015) by the Design and Crafts Council of Ireland in conjunction with the Department of Jobs, Enterprise & Innovation, the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade and Enterprise Ireland, 2015 looks very promising for the Irish design sector. More>>
Con Kennedy has undertaken comprehensive research into the sector to determine the number of design practices currently in Ireland, their location and makeup. The main conclusions are published here.
Con Kennedy is featured in David Airey’s latest book “Design For Love, Work For Money”. The book features contributions from over 70 of the world’s leading professional designers and covers many topics relating to professional design practice and running a design business. The book is available from Amazon.
April’s issue of the German design and typography magazine Page features an article entitled ‘Typedesignszene Irland’ which highlights Irish typographic design and contains an interview with Con Kennedy and other prominent Irish designers.