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Design Summer Sessions 2022

August 17th to 20th 2022 Several sessions per day
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Delivered online via Zoom.

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Lettering Workshop: €160
Lettering Workshop for Members (IDI, ICAD, IAPI, 100 Archive): €105
Team Access All. (for 3 people or more; access all events except the Lettering workshop): €250
Individual Access All (access all events except the Lettering workshop): €95
Price Per Event: €15
Price Per Event for Members (IDI, ICAD, IAPI, 100 Archive): FREE. All events except the No Not Like That lettering workshop are complimentary as part of your membership


The Design Summer Sessions is a four-day festival of learning and creativity, with interactive workshops, forums and webinar sessions for creative minds to:

  • Re-energise, connect and share with each other
  • Reboot their creative thinking, practice and business skills
  • Explore the different areas and fields of design
  • Hear from leading Irish and international designers and subject-matter experts in a range of matters relating to design.

It will provide designers from diverse backgrounds and at various stages of their careers with the opportunity to get inspired, upskill or learn about the latest design trends, programmes and initiatives and build industry connections.

SHARE & LEARN Sessions

Learn from multidisciplinary Designers, peers and subject matter experts who will share their skills and tips in these insightful and interactive Share & Learn sessions:


From Zero to Hero. Get hands-on and expand your creative skills guided by masters in the field:

Food for Thought Talks

Get professional tips and tricks from subject-matters experts and dig into the following topics:


Get to Grips with their Design World

Delve into the day-to-day of working in various areas of Design and Get to Grips with these leading and get to grips with these leading design professionals as they share insights into their design world:

  • Get to Grips with Brand Design – David Wall, McCann Dublin
  • Get to Grips with Service Design – John Lynch, Context Studio
  • Get to Grips with Industrial Design – Dominic Southgate, boxclever
  • Get to Grips with UX Design – Brian Herron, Each&Other


CREATIVE CONNECT: Connecting the Design Community

Connect with fellow designers who will share their professional tips, spark discussions around common design challenges and brainstorm problem-solving solutions to enhance your creative and business skills and shape the Future of the Industry.

Creative Circles


Peer Peeks

Take a peek at some of your Design Peers. Leading creative minds share their professional stories and pieces of advice.


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