ELISAVA, Barcelona, Spain. 5-7 March 2018 The Design Principles and Practices is an international journal of design research, with the aim of creating an intellectual frame of reference, and to support an interdisciplinary conversation on the role of the design in society. This year’s conference took place in the ELISAVA the Barcelona School of Design […]
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 will be the first design practitioner to present a paper at the Irish Academy of Management annual conference in the Michael Smurfit Graduate Business School at University College Dublin. The research paper discusses entrepreneurship in design, various business models and their relevance to the sector. More>>
Con Kennedy was interviewed by Catherine Madden from the UXDX conference. We discussed product teamwork and collaboration, along with my thoughts on what the future of design will be, where the industry is headed, and my research contribution to the Irish Government’s Policy Framework for Design in Enterprise in Ireland.
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.
This weekend saw Dublin host the annual conference of AtypI. Entitled “The Word”, the conference brought together some of the world’s most influential typographic designers and academics to Dublin Castle. Con Kennedy was amongst the 400 strong delegations that included Ellen Lupton, Erik Spiekermann, Jean François Porchez and Jos Buivenga. The many of the seminars […]