A titan of Irish theatre and film, Frank Conway is an internationally regarded designer. In his extensive career he has contributed greatly to our understanding of modern design. He will be joined by his lifelong friend Terence Herron to chat about his life and work at the Hawk’s Well Theatre, Sunday 13th November. This will be a real treat for fans of film, theatre & design.
Matt Jones, the acclaimed wood turner artist, designs beautiful handmade wooden items for the home. Visitors can come and observe a professional woodturning workshop and watch Matt turning and ask questions in his Riverstown studio from 10am - 2pm.
We will be joined by jewellery designer and proprietor of The Cat & The Moon shop Martina Hamilton, Woodturner and Chair of Made in Sligo Craft Network Matt Jones, Tara McGowan of Cait + I, Ashleigh Smith of The Atlantic Equipment Project, and dj-turned-jeweller Jenny Houston, and emerging designer Tish Carroll of Mother Says. Tickets: Free Event But Registration Required
Free Event, Students Only
"Maker" is a feature-length documentary on the Maker Movement and its impact on society, culture and economy in the U.S.
From the producers of the internationally acclaimed “Design & Thinking,” “Maker” is a feature-length documentary that looks into the current Maker Movement in America – a new wave of Do-It-Yourself and Do-It-Together culture fueled by passion and powered by the advent of new technologies.
What does it mean to thrive in business, and in life? What does success look like for you and your venture? And where do your personal and business values overlap. These are just a few of the powerful questions we’ll explore on this one day Thrive School vision intensive. Tickets: €100pp
In this sixty minute talk, designer Leo Scarff will discuss main Design Thinking ideas and methods, touching a little on Digital Fabrication and that world since it influences so much of design thinking today. Tickets: Free, but registration required
Claire Ann from Claire Ann Digital has been working in the craft and design community for a number of years and with her aptitude for all things digital she will show you how to navigate Instagram and create an image feed that not only promotes your work but the ethos of your business stands. Tickets: €10pp