Friday December 13, 2019

Design: Irish year of design - the story so far

The first eight months of 2015 have been busy for anyone involved in the creative sector in Ireland.

22nd August, 2015
‘Expectations exceeded’: Karen Hennessy of ID2015

The government-backed initiative, ID2015, was established at the beginning of the year with an aim to raise awareness nationally and internationally of the creative talent being produced in Ireland.

Half way through the year, how is the initiative faring? According to Karen Hennessy, chief executive of ID2015, all projections for the year are being exceeded.

“At the six month stage we have brought over 160 new designers out internationally and showcased over 300 nationally,” said...

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