Institute of Designers in Ireland announces Graduate Designer Awards Call for Entries

27 April 2010
Dublin (Ireland) - The Institute of Designers in Ireland are now accepting submissions for their Graduate Awards 2010. The IDI Graduate Designer Awards is a juried multidisciplinary showcase of the very best 3rd level graduate design work in Ireland.
Dublin (Ireland) - The Institute of Designers in Ireland are now accepting submissions for their Graduate Awards 2010. The IDI Graduate Designer Awards is a juried multidisciplinary showcase of the very best 3rd level graduate design work in Ireland. An annual exhibition is held following the awards which highlights and promotes the winners of the Awards. This exhibition will promote high quality contemporary design thinking and craft excellence in Ireland.

Design graduates (third level or Postgraduate) in the current calendar year are invited to submit work under the following categories:
  1. Fashion and Textiles
  2. Interior Design and Interior Architecture
  3. New Media
  4. Product Design (industrial or craft based)
  5. Visual Communication

Works demonstrating strong design value and innovation, aesthetic content and resolve and quality of craftsmanship will be eligible for the following Graduate Design Awards:
  1. IDI Individual category awards
  2. IDI Masters Award
  3. IDI Grand Prix Award (not including Masters)

In addition to three dimensional work, a number of large scale design illustration prints will be used to exhibit specific categories of work in this exhibition. Visual Communication will be exhibited in this manner. Exhibition/interiors and product/industrial design category entries will have design illustrations included together with three dimensional models or as an alternative method of display.

If you are not already a member of the IDI you must include a cheque for €20 made payable to the IDI. This also entitles you to one year's student membership.

Download and complete the IDI Graduate Design Awards Entry Form 2010.

Timetable

Call for entries – April 2010
Submission deadline –18 June 2010
Jury of work – June 2010
Notification of selection for exhibition – July 2010
Awards ceremony – Oct 2010

Find out the full details on the IDI website.



For more information, please contact:

Ailbhe Lee, IDI Administrative Executive Officer
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Derek Mc Garry, President IDI
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About the Institute of Designers in Ireland

A Professional Member of Icograda, the Institute of Designers in Ireland is the professional body representing the interests of Irish designers. Its function is to promote high standards of design, to foster professionalism and to emphasise designers' responsibility to society, to the client and to each other.
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