THE INSTITUTE OF DESIGNERS IN IRELAND PAST PRESIDENT'S RE-UNION

20 December 2006
Dublin (Ireland) - The Institute of Designers in Ireland held its first Past Presidents re-union on Friday, 8 December 2006 at The Gallery in Farmleigh, Phoenix Park Dublin.
Dublin (Ireland) - The Institute of Designers in Ireland held its first Past Presidents re-union on Friday, 8 December 2006 at The Gallery in Farmleigh, Phoenix Park Dublin. The Special guest of honor at the event was President McAleese, who is Patron of the Institute. The President viewed an IDI exhibition of the best of Irish design which included examples of award winning interior, product and visual communications design.

In her address, President McAleese praised the work of the Institute since its establishment 34 years ago and added that Irish designers are entitled to be very proud of the role they have played in Irelands success story. President McAleese presented Honorary Membership of IDI to Mr Martin Naughton and a Fellowship to Mr Gerry Brouder to acknowledge their huge contribution to promoting Irish design.

The event was organised to announce details of the IDI development plan and to launch the Frank Ryan Student Bursary. Special guest speaker Toby Scott of the Centre for Design Innovation, presented to the assembly and it is intended that this will become an important annual event in the Institute's calendar.



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The Institute of Designers in Ireland is a full Professional Member of Icograda.