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Design Week 2011

Design Week is back and is more regional than ever. It is also very prominently sponsored by Crown Paints. This year’s event comes in the wake of Dublin’s…

Culture Night 2011

Top Picks for Culture Night 2011

Ireland’s Culture Night is back again, when cultural institutions up and down the country open their doors to the public, free of charge. Organised by the Temple Bar…

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Blog 2.0

Welcome to the new home of The Blog Formerly Known as I Saw Design. This blog will continue to look at product design and accessibility mostly, with a…

The Move Online

The internet has changed the way people think about business and marketing. A new wave of entrepreneurs has revolutionised the way we communicate, find information and trade, and…

Rose arbour image via nan_hann, Flickr

A Different Kind of Green Design – Accessible Gardens

As the spring weather begins to draw people outside more and more, the question of accessible garden design emerges. There are plenty of specifications and technical guides available…

Graffiti image of a meeting, image via clagnut, Flickr

Where to Find Accessible Design Guidelines

For designers who are actually interested in conforming to agreed standards of excellence on accessible information and universal design, it can often be difficult to find the relevant…

Cyclist image via ell brown, Flickr

Designing Awareness

Transport for London launched a very interesting road safety campaign in 2008. The campaign is focused on safety for cyclists and consists of a number of “Awareness Test”…

Chair and table set which appear to spill intestines

Oops Design Awards

I came across these irreverent design awards today which claim to be the first design awards to highlight “Ugly”, “Silly” and “Useless” products. While bound to make you…

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Design Week 2009…IxDA presents DEFUSE

Q: What do broken pavements, skangers and Nordic Walking Poles all have in common? A: These items all featured heavily in the DEFUSE (Design for Use) night hosted…

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Design Week 2009

Ireland’s Design Week 2009 begins this November (in and around the 2nd-8th), with events in Dublin, Cork, Belfast, Kilkenny, Louth, Waterford and Tullamore. The week will showcase the…