In The Making

Design is an inherently human activity, and a designer’s work is informed by the experiences, learnings, influences and associations they accumulate throughout their life. In this series, we ask some of Ireland’s top creatives to tell us what it is that has made them the practitioner they are today. 

15th September 2020

In The Making: EimearJean McCormack
Eimearjean McCormack

With a background in Fine Art Printmaking, EimearJean’s design practice is very much rooted in process. The results are often multi-layered, highly saturated and driven by a curiosity of how the technical can reflect the conceptual. In …

2nd September 2020

In the Making: Deirdre Breen
Deirdre Breen

Collaboration, critical thinking and a willingness to pivot are all factors that fuel Deirdre Breen’s practice. The Cork-based designer and printmaker shares with us some of her experiences to date, the learnings she’s taken from them and some …

18th August 2020

In the Making: David Lawler
David Lawler

In this edition of In The Making, we hear from London-based Designer and Programmer Dave Lawler (Research And Destroy). From his early interest in coding and a detour through Textile Design to the occasional trials of working on his&…

6th August 2020

In The Making: Karl Toomey
Karl Toomey

Karl Toomey is a multi-disciplinary designer on a many-pronged creative path. Recently he’s worked with clients such as Google Creative Labs, Shift and Japan Rail, while also maintaining a steady stream of side projects …

24th July 2020

In The Making: Aoife O’Dwyer
Aoife ODwyer

Aoife O’Dwyer is Senior Visual Designer at Each&Other, curator of Glug Dublin and all-round “maker of awesome things”. In this ‘In The Making’, she tells us how lockdown affected her and her team and …

8th July 2020

In the Making: Emma Conway
Emma Conway

We asked Emma Conway (Senior Designer at RichardsDee) to tell us about her career journey so far and what makes her tick as a designer. Emma’s areas of speciality lie within branding, typography and digital applications, and …

23rd June 2020

In The Making: Tom Cunningham
Tom Cunningham

Design is an inherently human activity, and a designer's work is informed by the experiences, learnings, influences and associations they accumulate throughout their life. In this new series, we ask some of Ireland's top creatives to tell us what it…

26th May 2020

In The Making: Ashwin Chacko
Ashwin Chacko

Design is an inherently human activity, and a designer's work is informed by the experiences, learnings, influences and associations they accumulate throughout their life. In this new series, we ask some of Ireland's top creatives to tell us what it…

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