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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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Aug 0
Aug 0

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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Visiting Lecturer BGD, Beijing

Con Kennedy has returned from two weeks in Beijing where he was a visiting lecturer at the GengDan Institute of the Beijing University of Technology. During the visit, Con delivered a five credit module in Visual Communication Design to second-year students.

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Mar 0
Mar 0

DMI:ADMC

Con Kennedy has been invited to join the reviewing panel for papers and articles for the up coming DMI:ADMC conference in London.

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Mar 0
Mar 0

Iterations Issue 6

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 […]

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Mar 0
Mar 0

12th Annual Design Principles and Practices Conference

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 […]

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Nov 0
Nov 0

Winning by 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>>

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Oct 0
Oct 0

Why the future for the Irish economy must involve 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 […]

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Oct 2
Oct 2

Design Thinking Seminar

Con Kennedy will host a seminar on Design Thinking as part of Designfest on Thursday, November 3rd in LIT Clonmel. More>>

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