IADT graduate wins New Star Award with design that explores the limits of taste
Posted by Pivot Admin, 09.12.2013
Big congratulations to Lara Hanlon, a recent graduate of the Visual Communications programme at Institute of Art, Design and Technology, Dun Laoghaire (IADT) who has won a New Star Award for her final year design project éntomo, at the Shenzhen Design Award for Young Talents
Travelling exhibition showcasing creativity crossing the border
Posted by Pivot Admin, 05.12.2013
The Expanded Territories exhibition, which opens tomorrow in Dublin City Council’s Civic Offices, “explores what happens when you bring people together from divergent industries, fields and disciplines while encouraging them to create solutions together, step out of their comfort zones and collaborate, support and inform each other,” says Anna Marie O’Rourke, who is project managing the EU-funded Harnessing Creativity project.
International strategic design and policy heavyweights advocating a national vision for developing design as an asset
Posted by Pivot Admin, 07.11.2013
Leading global thinkers and policy makers met in Dublin last evening to consider a national vision for developing design as an asset. Dublin City Council through PIVOT Dublin hosted a discussion on how design could be harnessed to drive growth in Ireland. Ireland is one of the few EU countries that does not have a national design strategy.
Design Can Add Value Across Irish Society, Culture and the Economy – NCAD
National College of Art and Design announces details of major international conference 7th - 9th November
Posted by Pivot Admin, 18.10.2013
Companies that prioritise good design outperform their competitors, no matter what sector they operate in. That’s according to Professor Alex Milton, Head of Design at the National College of Art and Design (NCAD), which today (14.10.13) announced details of a major international conference that will be hosted by the NCAD in November.
A discussion on using design to develop new and better public services and business models
Posted by Pivot Admin, 09.10.2013
On Wednesday 6th November Dublin City Council will be hosting a discussion on ways to develop new and better public services, communication platforms, education and business models through design; within the context of emerging EU policy and a national economic strategy.
Ben Chestnut, CEO of a company called MailChimp started Creative Mornings in Dublin. Well, no, not really, but kind of. After a chat with a friend he pointed me at this video. “YES!” I said, “Yes!”. Where are those Creative Mornings talks in Dublin? What? No? And thus the creation of the Dublin chapter began.