Applied Art

Applied Art

Applied Art is perhaps more of a vocation than a choice. “Painting,” said Edgar Degas, “is easy to do when you don’t know how, but very difficult when you do.” Degas understood that learning is but the first step on the road towards mastery of any art form. If that your talent would benefit from […]

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3D Innovation Design Entrepreneurship Academy for Senior Cycle Students

3D Innovation Design Entrepreneurship Academy for Senior Cycle Students

Is there a creative teen in your life? Then point them in this direction. The Dublin School of Creative Arts and DIT’s IDEA programme is an unforgettable summer experience. The Innovation, Design and Entrepreneurship Academy is aimed at senior cycle secondary school students. Over the course of one week, these budding entrepreneurs must come up […]

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Changing your mind? Seeing IADT graduates’ work might help

Changing your mind? Seeing IADT graduates’ work might help

Last Thursday (13 June) was the final day of Dun Laoghaire Institute of Art, Design and Technology’s Graduate Exhibition. The art on display was of such extraordinary quality that several of the works captured the attention of Irish Times reviewer Aidan Dunne, who described the students’ work in today’s paper as ‘Inventive, ambitious, engaged and […]

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Design: Industrial, Graphic, Fashion

Design: Industrial, Graphic, Fashion

Design The huge success of Apple and its aesthetically satisfying products reveals just how influential good design can be. Without wishing to over-generalise, the average product designer has three goals in mind when working on a project: I. To make it aesthetically pleasing II. It must efficiently and effectively perform its function III. The project […]

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