About DesignFest 2016


DesignFest Clonmel Committee announce an action packed programme of events, workshops and exhibits set to take place from Thursday 3rd – Tuesday 8th of Novemeber. Back (l-r) Derek Blackweir, Questum Manager, Theresia Guschlbauer, DesignFest Co-Ordinator, Eamon Dalton, Senior Lecturer LIT and Mark O’Brien, Economic Development Executive Tipperary County Council. Front (l-r) John Hannafin, Lecturer LIT and Kathleen Prendergast, Economic Development Officer, Tipperary County Council.

DesignFest 2016 is a collaboration between Limerick institute of Technology, Limerick School of Art & Design and Tipperary County Council and the event is also supported by Tipperary Local Enterprise Office.

DesignFest Clonmel looks behind the scenes of today’s broad design world, offering local businesses, industry, designers and members of the public the chance to meet some key thinkers and influencers in this fast-changing industry.

Over six action-packed days in November 2016, DesignFest will present works from the cutting edge of where media, arts and digital design connect with a special emphasis on innovation for enterprise, employment and education. ‘Design Thinking’ will be at the core of this year’s festival and the theme of ‘innovation through design’ will run through most of the events.

DesignFest is all about exploring, inspiring, learning and creating opportunities for local businesses, industry, designers and members of the public to reflect, share and meet. So come along to DesignFest Clonmel to hear successful designers, thinkers and industry leaders share their insights, experience and knowledge to inspire you in your own creative pursuits.