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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 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 …

Monthly Picks 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 …

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…

Monthly Picks 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 …

In With the New #2 3rd March 2019

In With The New: Laurie Concannon
Laurie Concannon

While the majority of Irish designers are urban-based, both in Ireland and abroad, there are many more setting up shop in rural areas. Last summer the 100 Archive published ‘Beyond …

Monthly Picks 28th February 2019

Alex Synge's March picks
Alex Synge

Dublin born and Belfast based designer Alex Synge takes us through the best things to attend, watch, read and listen to this March and he's aiming to keep things balanced."Given that I'm from Dublin but live in Belfast and that March is (…

In With the New #2 20th February 2019

In With The New: Katie Kidd
Katie Kidd

Dublin-born Katie Kidd studied visual communication at the National College of Art and Design, combining both her love of art and her love of writing. “I learned how to bring these two things together in the most aesthetically-pleasing way: from …

Events 14th February 2019

Responsive Web Typography Workshop
100 Archive Team

Our friends at Design Enterprise Skillnet are offering 100 Archive users a €100 discounted rate for a workshop in CAI House, Pearse Street, with Richard Rutter on 7 March, 9am—5pm. A world-renowned authority …

In With the New #2 13th February 2019

In With The New: Dominic Stanley
Dominic Stanley

Dominic Stanley grew up in Clontarf, studied business in Waterford and worked as an accountant in Dublin for six years before a unique and challenging situation gave him the opportunity to change the focus of his career. “I was in my late twenties …

Monthly Picks 7th February 2019

Red Dog's February Picks
Catherine Robertson

January was a prolonged exercise in gloomy hibernation but, just like wood frogs crawling out from under a rock and defrosting their cold hearts, the Red Dog gang are back in the high life and  ready to fill our heads with as …

In With the New #2 4th February 2019

In With the New: Jamie Smyth
Jamie Smyth

Now based in London, Jamie Smyth originally hails from Tramore in Co. Waterford. “Waterford was a great place to grow up. It has a great countryside, sound people, lovely blaas* and a large, active arts scene.” Since the age of 15, he knew he …

In With the New #2 28th January 2019

In With the New: Sara Celik
Sara Celik

First up in our series of interviews with some of the Archive's newer and younger members is Sara Celik. It was Sara’s passion for art that lead her to pursue graphic design as a career. Born to a Turkish dad and an Irish mam, Sara spent the …

Map Irish Design 21st December 2018

Map Irish Design: FAQs
100 Archive Team

We’ve had some questions from you about our open call for people to help us with ‘Map Irish Design’, our Creative Ireland funded research and communication project. If you’re interested in getting involved, read on, and remember…

Monthly Picks 3rd December 2018

Bold's December picks
Leon Butler

Our December picks straddle the Shannon with things to do in Dublin, Galway, Sligo and Clare, courtesy of Bold's Leon Butler. No excuses not to get out and do something this month. Here we go: The 126 Gallery in Galway has it&rsquo…

Map Irish Design 26th November 2018

100 x Creative Ireland: Map Irish Design
100 Archive Team

Earlier this year it was announced that 30 organisations and projects nationwide would receive funding from Creative Ireland through its National Creativity Fund, allowing diverse creative projects to occur all over Ireland in 2019. We are delighted to say …

Events 16th November 2018

100 x Rams
100 Archive Team

Rams, the latest design documentary from US filmmaker Gary Hustwit looking at the life and work of German designer Dieter Rams, comes to Dublin! Join the 100 Archive, Various Artists and the director himself for the Irish premier in ODEON Point …

5th November 2018

Zero-G's November picks
Stephen Ledwidge

Here's a picture of an empty Zero-G. They've all left the studio to go do fun things this November. Here are some of those things: EXHIBITIONS & EVENTS  Dublin Art and Architecture Book Fair 23&…

Events 31st October 2018

100 x Design Camp
100 Archive Team

Belfast Design Week returns for its fourth edition next month, from 6—11 November, and we will be there! We will present as part of the festival's feature conference, …

Events 26th October 2018

Design Leaders Conference 2018
100 Archive Team

The Design Leaders Conference, returning to Light House Cinema, Smithfield, on Thursday 8 November, brings together thought leaders and subject matter experts to lead business-focused conversations and learning on the challenges of managing creative …

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