Welcome to Design Business Ireland, the national professional organisation that promotes and strengthens the design sector in Ireland. We help create conditions where professional excellence can flourish and where mutually beneficial partnerships are nurtured between the design community, its clients and stakeholders. We believe that designers serve a critical role as communicators, educators and innovators and that design is an essential enabler in economic, political, cultural, social, and creative contexts. Design Business Ireland members participate in a meaningful dialogue about design’s pivotal role in enhancing business and helping to improve social conditions.
We actively promote design standards of excellence through the annual Irish Design Effectiveness Awards (IDEA AWARDS) – the only Irish Award for Design that Works.
We welcome interest from design agencies wishing to become members and support Design Business Ireland in improving the conditions in which our community works and we welcome interest from our valued client community and other stakeholders.
We have announced the launch of our Chartered Members identity – a logo that identifies DBI Members and assures clients of the highest professional standards.
Committee 2011: Garrett Stokes, Chairman; James Nelson, IDEA Awards;
John Moore, Membership; Marie McGrath, Secretary/Accounts