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
Issue 6 of Iterations Journal and Practice Review has just been published. The themes of featured papers include an examination of sustainability, ethics in design, the role of design and technology in the democratisation of local government. It also features interviews with legendary designers Ken Garland on his 60-year career in design and an interview […]
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 […]
I was recently consulted by the Expert Group of Future Skill Needs on the development of the Winning by Design is a report. This new Government report focusses on the design skill requirements for firms to be innovative and competitive in global markets. More>>
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>>
The Department of Enterprise Innovation and Jobs has launched the Policy Framework for Design In Enterprise in Ireland. This Framework is the first Irish Government policy on Irish design since the Design in Ireland Report (also known as the Scandinavian Report) in 1962. Con Kennedy was a member of the Steering Committee overseeing and guiding […]
The Iterations Journal has won the ID2015 special Award for design collaboration at the Institute of Designers of Ireland Annual Awards. Con Kennedy is a co-founder, editor and reviewer of Iterations, and is also the design editor of this double-blind peer-review journal.