Alanagh Clegg

Alanagh Clegg is a Textile designer whose thoughtfully considered graduate exhibition highlighted the importance of ethically made and sustainable materials. Inspired by a family business of hand crafting, her work explores traditions of techniques that have been passed down through generations. 1. When did you start incorporating sustainability into your design practice?  Four Threads came to…

IWD 2018

This Thursday, International Women’s Day 2018 takes place globally assembling a platform for dialogue, debate and ambition towards a more equal future. The theme; Press for Progress, encourages women to join forces, push forward and take action to support and accelerate gender parity. 2018 has been a particularly exciting year for women; we celebrate the centenary…

A Lesson in Creativity

  Dan Eames is a multidisciplinary designer who recently graduated from Graphic Design and Visual Culture at the National College of Art and Design, Dublin. From Edna O’Brien’s controversial, The Country Girls (1960), to a digital installation aimed at calculating and measuring happiness, satisfaction and contentment, to the traditional and long established idea of the…

Bright Futures

The Graduates   CONOR FORAN     Conor is a Visual Communication graduate from NCAD, he is the co-founder of BARE Magazine and was recently awarded the illustrious Vincent Steer Award by the International Society of Typographic Designers. He based his recent final year project on his personal experience with a stutter.      …

Bare

Three soon-to-be graduates Deirdre Rawle, Conor Foran and Lucas Garvey, launched the second edition of Bare “An NCAD-based magazine, that exposes and promotes the work of art and design students while believing that process can be more exciting than the finished piece”. The students juggled planning, funding and creation of Bare during the final semester of college, wedged between…