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News 24th January 2020

2019 Submissions: FAQs
100 Archive Team

With one week to go until the deadline for 2019 submissions (Friday 31 January) design projects from all over Ireland and from Irish designers overseas are beginning to come in thick and fast. Hitting a stumbling block with your own submission? Here are …

In With The New #3 21st January 2020

In With The New: Isabelle McCarthy
Isabelle McCarthy

We chatted with Isabelle McCarthy who was born in Limerick to Irish/Egyptian parents, grew up in Cairo, Egypt and currently works for Zero-G in Dublin. Growing up Isabelle always had a strong passion for art and design, and knew it was something she…

In With The New #3 14th January 2020

In With The New: Emer Brennan
Emer Brennan

Next up is Dublin-born Emer Brennan who studied visual communication at IADT Dun Laoghaire and recently completed a masters in graphic design at the Glasgow School of Art. She is currently teaching art in a secondary school in Glasgow, facilitating a …

In With The New #3 9th January 2020

Brennan & Steven's January Picks
Clare Brennan

It's January, but if you're fighting the urge to hibernate our friends at Brennan & Stevens have your back! They've compiled 15 things to read, watch see, visit and taste, especially is you fancy a jaunt around Wicklow or south Dublin, so …

In With The New #3 7th January 2020

In With The New: Luke Henebry
Luke Henebry

First up in this year’s In With The New series is Luke Henebry, a graphic designer and musician from Waterford who is just about to move to London to start an internship with MTV. Luke’s interest in graphic design all began when…

News 6th December 2019

Call for Entries 2019
100 Archive Team

Well, it's that time of year again. While submissions for the 100 Archive are accepted year round, none bar the most organised of us has managed to make any. So here we go, it's deadline time: you have until 31 January 2020 to get your 2019 …

News 29th November 2019

TrueOutput's December Picks
John Gavin

For our December picks we head to the south east to soak up what little sunlight there is to be found on the island... TrueOutput: have put together their recommendations for things to see and do this month in their home patch of Waterford as well as …

News 7th November 2019

Bureau Bonanza's November Picks
Stina Sandström

This month's picks (the first in a while, we know...) come courtesy of Rachel and Stina at Bureau Bonanza. They're dreaming of summer holidays on these rainy days, but have mustered up some great things to see and do to keep them anchored here for …

Events 1st October 2019

Alphabet Streets: Graphic Design in the City
100 Archive Team

Open House Dublin, Ireland's largest architecture festival, returns from 11—13 October and once again the 100 Archive is taking part! We have teamed up with a number of designers and clients whose work features in our archives to take a look at …

Events 26th September 2019

Design Practice in Ireland survey
100 Archive Team

Our friends at Design Enterprise Skillnet are undertaking some research and would like to hear from you! This is a 10 minute survey; shaping the training provided by Design Enterprise Skillnet going forward. Design Enterprise Skillnet is your personal …

Events 13th September 2019

100 x Culture Night: Cork, Letterkenny and Wexford
100 Archive Team

Culture Night returns across Ireland on Friday 20 September and for the first time ever, the 100 Archive is participating. To make up for lost time we have teamed up with designers and cultural venues in not one, not two, but THREE locations across the…

Events 15th August 2019

A Roadmap for the Creative Industries - Survey
100 Archive Team

The Government’s Creative Ireland Programme (which is funding the 100 Archive's Map Irish Design project) has committed to elevate Ireland's potential in the creative industries.  They are progressing this in tandem with the …

Events 16th July 2019

Piquant's July Picks
Conor Buckley

This month's picks come from Limerick's finest, Piquant, and were compiled with a fair amount of contention and division. They got there in the end, though... EVENTS  …

News 20th June 2019

100 x NLI Web Archive 2019
Aislinn Purcell

In late 2017 we began a partnership with the Digital Collections Department in the National Library of Ireland to include 100 Archive website selections in the National Web Archive. While almost all 100 Archive website selections were included in a domain …

Map Irish Design 13th June 2019

Women in design: a supporting role?
Elaine McDevitt

Map Irish Design researcher Elaine McDevitt recently presented at the National Museum of Ireland’s Women in Design conference on 25 May 2019 in Collins Barracks. Her paper took a look at women in design by analysingexisting figures in relation to …

Events 13th June 2019

The Future of Design: Launch Breakfast
100 Archive Team

Join Design Enterprise Skillnet for breakfast on Friday 21 June for a panel discussion about The Future of Design and the leadership capabilities our industry needs to begin developing now. The event will also launch  DES's …

Events 7th June 2019

Nugno's June Picks
Luca Amoriello

From 2 Italians living in Dublin these are our recommendations for June 2019 :) PODCASTS Behance: Adobe live Adobe Live is where you can tune in to get all your creative …

Map Irish Design 6th June 2019

Survey 01. When and Where
Aideen McCole

While the Map Irish Design team (plus a merry band of volunteers!) dig through data from the 2300+ projects we have on the site, we would also like you to fill in some of the gaps in our knowledge of design, who makes it, where they are and for whom they&#…

Map Irish Design 30th May 2019

Charting the Uncharted
Elaine McDevitt

Those of you who have followed the call out and announcements in relation to Map Irish Design will undoubtedly be interested in how things are progressing. You’ll also be aware of the premise of the project: Since our foundation, it has …

News 23rd May 2019

The 2018 100 Archive Selection is live!
100 Archive Team

It’s here, it’s finally here! After months of deliberation, our Professional Panel and Archive Panel have assessed 414 projects from a record 153 submitting designers and the 100 projects which reflect design and life in Ireland in 2018 have …

News 21st May 2019

Evolving the Archive
Aideen McCole

In mid 2018 we were delighted to find out that the 100 Archive was successful in an application for a community heritage grant from the Heritage Council as part of the European Year of Cultural Heritage (EYCH). The …

Map Irish Design 20th May 2019

May progress...
Aideen McCole

With a crack team assembled, work has kicked off on our Creative Ireland-funded research and communication project, Map Irish Design. James has pulled all of the data from the site (that’s data from 1000+ users and almost 3000 project submissions…

Events 15th May 2019

100 Archive 2018 Selection Launch
100 Archive Team

The time has finally come: let's see what work has made it into the 2018 Archive Selection and raise a glass to all the designers, studios, collaborators and clients who made it happen! Every year the 100 Archive presents the best of Irish communication…

Events 9th May 2019

2019 Degree Shows
Aislinn Purcell

Degree show season is already upon us again! Keeping up our tradition, we've started putting a list together of as many upcoming graduate shows from various institutions across the country. As always we will continue to add to this list in the …

Designer as Collaborator 9th May 2019

Designer as Collaborator: Matthew Thompson
Matthew Thompson

To round out our Designer as Collaborator series, we speak with photographer Matthew Thompson. As a formally trained designer, Matthew continues to collaborate with and involve design in his projects and …

Designer as Collaborator 3rd May 2019

Pixelpod's May Picks
Yvonne Rath

Hailing from Wexford, the folks over at Pixelpod give us their reccomendations of the top things to do this May. Now that we're on the brink of summer, we'll definitely be making a trip to check out these local reccomendations! …

Designer as Collaborator 2nd May 2019

Designer as Collaborator: Grace Hughes
Grace Hughes

Third in our Designer as Collaborator series, we chat to Grace Hughes – Senior Content Designer for Fjord at The Dock, Accenture’s R&D hub in Dublin. As Grace puts it, her work unfolds …

Designer as Collaborator 25th April 2019

Designer as Collaborator: Simon Finney
Simon Finney

Next up in on our Designer as Collaborator series, Simon Finney gives us an insight into front end development and UX design at IBM. Based at IBM Studios Dublin, Simon is the front end development practice lead for …

Designer as Collaborator 18th April 2019

Designer as Collaborator: Stephen McCarthy
Stephen McCarthy

To kick off 100 Archive’s latest series Designer as Collaborator, Stephen McCarthy gives us a glimpse of design life at Government Digital …

In With the New #2 15th April 2019

In With The New: Amy McMahon
Amy McMahon

Our final interview of the series is with Amy McMahon, a Co. Clare native who studied visual communication in the Limerick School of Art & Design. Since graduating in 2015 she has worked in a number of different design agencies, in Dublin, Cork and New …

In With the New #2 11th April 2019

How to do Great Work without being an A**hole: Paul Woods
Aislinn Purcell

Paul woods a Dublin born and Los Angles based award-winning designer, writer and illustrator recently …

Events 5th April 2019

OFFSET 2019 picks
Aislinn Purcell

OFFSET the highly anticipated festival returns today for its eighth edition from April 5th - 7th taking a new home at The Point Square. A wide variety of events are running with guest practitioners ranging from the fields of Graphic Design, Photography…

Events 4th April 2019

Detail's April Picks
100 Archive Team

Now that we're in the midst of spring the summer excitement is starting to creep up on us, so we asked our good friends over at Detail Design Studio for their top picks to keep us entertained this month. They've compiled a …

Events 3rd April 2019

Designs on Growth Programme
100 Archive Team

Design Enterprise Skillnet are running a six month Business Growth & Management Development Programme starting on Thursday, May 2nd 2019 09:00 - 17:00. The programme sets out to effectively address your business …

Events 29th March 2019

Mastering The Client Relationship Workshop
100 Archive Team

Design Enterprise Skillnet is running their third Mastering The Client Relationship workshop with Jonathan Kirk founder of Up to the Light and new business director for …

Map Irish Design 28th March 2019

Meet the MID Team
100 Archive Team

The 100 Archive is excited to introduce our ‘Map Irish Design’ project team. Thanks to our funding from Creative Ireland through its National Creativity Fund, the team is currently working on the archive’s mission of capturing and …

In With the New #2 25th March 2019

In With The New: Alessandra Ravida
Alessandra Ravida

With a degree in chemistry and a PhD in glycochemistry graphic design wasn’t initially on the cards for Italian-born Alessandra Ravida. “I was born in Milan but I am not Milanese. Growing up we moved around a lot (every 2-3 years.) I hated it, …

In With the New #2 11th March 2019

In With The New: Ross Phelan
Ross Phelan

Ross Phelan grew up in Dublin, studied visual communication in IADT, Dun Laoghaire and now works in Detail. Design Studio. “I guess you could say I’m a bit of a home bird. After graduating I was pretty sure I was going to move to New York, but …

Events 7th March 2019

Presentation Skills Workshop
100 Archive Team

Join Design Enterprise Skillnet and Core Learning for a one-day workshop on presentation skills that will cover every aspect of presentation skills, from profiling your audience to delivering the presentation they want to hear. Delivered by …

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