IDI Awards 2012

The 14th Annual Institute of Designers in Ireland Design Awards will take place at a ceremony to be held at the Sugar Club in Dublin on Thursday November 8th. The MC for the evening is comedian, Jarlath Regan

These 2012 IDI Design Awards showcase the very best in design talent across all disciplines on the island of Ireland. They are an occasion to celebrate the excellent standard of design achieved by designers throughout Ireland for 2011/2012. It is also an opportunity for the IDI to promote this standard to a commercial audience.

The winners for each category will be announced and presented at the ceremony to be held at the Sugar Club. All finalists will also be profiled in both the IDI Members directory and the 2011/2012 IDI "Best of Irish Design" book to be made available to all members, the general public and commercial enterprise.

Awards and trophies will be presented for best in categories across a wide range from Brand Design to Website Design and Interior Design. There are special category winners for Universal Design and for Sustainable Design. The Grand Prix winner will be chosen and awarded to the best overall design across all the categories

The competition has been judged anonymously by a specially selected panel, made up of International panel of jurors, representative of business, designers and design commentators, each experts in their respective fields.

These 2012 IDI Design Awards are sponsored and supported by The Digital Hub, Compu B, Forbo, R x 3, The NDA, HiMACS/James Latham, Swan Papers and Hudson Killeen Printing.

Now in its 40th year, the Institute of Designers in Ireland is the professional body representing the interests of Irish designers across the island of Ireland. The Institute represents designers from different disciplines that practice in Ireland. The Institute is recognised at national, EU and international level as the representative body for the Irish design profession.