Irish Furniture Designers Network
Design Week 09 Exhibition
Welcome to the Irish Furniture Designers Network Show for Design Week 2009.
This year’s show is an extended programme of events and brings together a number of facets from the design industry to celebrate creativity, innovation and design.
These events will be hosted by Design Principles, a creative business, recently formed to deliver commercial design services with an innovative approach to business. Through the power of network building Design Principles seeks to deliver commercial design solutions while also promoting a culture of design in Ireland.
This year’s show brings together some of the most forward thinking design minds to promote dialogue through collaboration and to instill a sense of pride in our craft and lift the spirits of the industry in these challenging times.
Join us in the inspiring environment of D-light Studios to celebrate everything good about Irish design.
Kvadrat Seminar & Exhibition
4 November [Wednesday]
11am – 1pm
Gordon Byrne from Design Principles will host a student event and give a talk on creative and innovative thinking in furniture design.
2pm – 5pm
Kvadrat designers will introduce students to the creation of the Kvadrat Clouds product and create an inspiring installation which will be exhibited for the duration of the event.
7pm – 9pm
Evening reception by invite only
[Friday] 6.30pm – 8pm
Exhibition opens as part of IFDN reception
[Saturday] 10am – 4pm
Exhibition open to the public.
IFDN Exhibition & Heritage Seminar
6 November [Friday]
6.30pm – 8pm
Tom De Paor will give a presentation on the three Architectural Biennale in which he represented Ireland. The common theme of these was ‘our indigenous material culture is broader than stuff itself’. Tom’s work has won many national and international awards and accolades, and has been extensively published.
Jonathan Legge will open the evening with a talk about his involvement with the Hotel Ballymun Project and discuss other works. Jonathan is a graduate of DIT and RCA, London.
8pm – 10pm
7 November [Saturday] 10am – 4pm
Exhibition open to the public