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Website + Branding designed by Conor Merriman – Fíor Studios

The

Schedule

Our full schedule for the festival weekend can be viewed below! Design POP is proud to be hosting talks, panel discussions, workshops and more – and why not also check out our suggestions on things to do while you're in Cork!

Fri / 17

Thompson House

12:00

16:00

– 17:00

17:00

– 18:00

17:00

– 19:00

18:00

– 19:00

19:00

Opening Launch

 

Panel Discussion

Space Between Projects

/ Global Effects on Artists + Designers / Cityscape as a Creative Influence

 

Panel Discussion

Design + Public Realm

Taste Cork Talks*

Franciscan Well,

Caherbeg Pork, Hyde 

Irish Whiskey, Life Kitchen, Holo Organics, Kinsale Mead

 

Panel Discussion

Gender Balance in Design with WhyDesign

 

Doors Close

Sat / 18

Thompson House

10:00

 

10:30

– 11:30

11:30

– 12:30

 

13:30 

– 14:00

Doors Open

 

Workshop

Illustration / Conor Merriman

 

Workshop

Kid’s Arts & Crafts / Amy McKeogh + Chloe Kerins

 

Design Talk

Kim MacKenzie-Doyle – Mind Over Matter (President Emeritus IDI, Head of Marketing & Product, Voxgig)

 

14:00

– 14:30

 

 

14:30 

– 15:00

 

15:00

– 15:45

15:45

– 16:15

 

 

16:30

– 17:15

17:00

– 19:00

17:15

– 18:00

18:00

– 19:00

Design Talk

Brian Wilson (Founder + Director – Wilson Creative) 

 

Design Talk

Álvaro Goula (Partner + Creative Director – GOFI, Goula / Figuera)

 

Panel Discussion

Importance of Process / Branding + Packaging

 

Design Talk

Rae Moore (Artist + Architect – Atelier Rae)

 

Panel Discussion

Design Partners 

Taste Cork Talks*

Scratch My Pork, Cotton 

Ball Brewery, Clotildes Compote, Taste of Irish 

Spirit, Longueville House

 

Design Talk

Fingal Ferguson (Knife Maker, Owner – Gubbeen) + Sam Gleeson (Knife Maker, Designer – Thisiswhatido.ie) 

Design Talk

Joe Caslin (Street Artist)

Crawford Gallery

14:00

– 15:00

 

 

 

15:00

– 16:00

Design Talk

Eva Jiricna (Founder – 

Eva Jiricna Architects)

Crawford Lecture

 

Panel Discussion

Sculptural Architecture

Crawford Sculpture

Throughout Cork

Throughout Cork

10:00

– 13:00

 

19:00

Sketch Tour

Glucksman Gallery

Doors Close

Unit A – Thompson House 

Throughout Cork

Older Adults Tea Party 

In Association with Age Friendly City

Bishop Lucey Park

12:00

– 13:00

Sun / 19

Thompson House

10:00

12:30

– 13:30

12:00

– 12:30

 

 

12:00

– 14:00

 

12:45 

– 13:15

 

 

13:15

– 13:45

 

 

14:00

– 14:30

 

 

 

14:45

– 15:45

 

 

15:45

–17:15

 

 

 

 

Doors Open

 

Workshop

Illustration / Conor Merriman

Design Talk

Dr. Eve Olney (Activist, Educator, Curator – Living Commons)

Taste Cork Talks*

Athula Fusion Foods, Longueville House, Irish Green, Hyde Irish Whiskey, Cotton Ball Brewery 

 

Panel Discussion

Make a Living from your Passion

 

Design Talk

Lilly Higgins (Food Writer + Photographer)

 

Design Talk

Chef Takashi Miyazaki (Founder + Executive Chef – Ichigo Ichie)

 

Panel Discussion

Form, Function + Fresh Produce

 

Design Talk

Behind the Pavilion

Behind the Pavilion

(A  talk with all the designers and food producers who created the pavilions)

14:00

– 15:00

17:00

Live Podcast Recording 

The other podcast +

Design Pop

Glucksman Gallery

Festival Ends

Throughout Cork

* Unit A Thompson House

Opening Hours: 10:30am - 7pm 

Exhibitions

 

During the weekend, Thompson House will be the exhibition home to the following artists and designers:

Sample Studios Exhibition

Tommy Feehan

Anna O'Riordan

Muireann Kelleher

Phoebe McDonogh

Joe Heffernan

Kevin Mooney

John McMonagle

Rebecca Bradley

Artist/Designers Exhibition

Dermot Browne

Aengus Tukel

Ruth Connolly

Living Commons

Viv Quinn

Furniture Exhibition

Profim

Houston Office Supplies

Alan Horgan 

Fergal O'Leary (Horizon)

Elisenda Caamano

Food Market

 

Thompson House is also home to the Design  POP food market and will be showcasing food and drink selections from:

Loving Salads 

Friday

Frank Hederman

Friday, Saturday + Sunday

 

Cully & Sully

Saturday + Sunday

 

Cork Coffee Roasters

Friday, Saturday + Sunday

Panel Discussions

Space Between Projects / Global Effects on Artists + Designers / Cityscape as a Creative Influence

Speakers: Joanne dePaor (Visual Artist + Designer), Ailbhe Ní Bhriain (Artist), Robin Foley (Creative Director, Hurrah Hurrah), Kevin Mooney (Artist, Sample-Studios) Moderator: Michael O’Sullivan

 

 

Design + Public Realm 

Speakers: Mary McCarthy (Director, Crawford Art Gallery), Dr. Marc O’Riain (Lecturer + Researcher , Dept. of Architecture CIT), Trish Brennan (Head of Dept. Of Fine Art + Applied Art, CIT Crawford College of Art + Design) 

Moderator: Ciara O’Connor

 

 

Gender Balance in Design with WhyDesign

Speakers: Elaine McHugh (Senior Interior Designer at Reddy Architecture + Urbanism), Lyndsey Bryce (Senior Designer, Dolmen), Simon Roche (Director of Design, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt), Aaron O’Grady (Founder, Vision Creative Studios) Moderator: Elaine McHugh

Importance of Process / Branding + Packaging

Speakers: Michelle Darmody (Entrepreneur, Food Journalist + Founder, The Cake Cafe + Slice), Daniel Emerson (Founder, Stonewell Cider), Caroline Workman (GM + Co. Owner, Frank Hederman), Alan Kingston (Owner Manager, Glenilen Farm) 

Moderator: Michelle Darmody

 

 

Design Partners 

Speakers: Sara Urasini (Industrial Designer, Design Partners), Julia Doherty (Founder, Bello Studios), Marija Cosic (UX/UI Designer, Design Partners) 

Moderator: Ciara O’Connor

 

 

Sculptural Architecture

Speakers: Eva Jiricna 

(Founder, Eva Jiricna Architects), Frank O’Mahony (Managing Director, Wilson Architecture), Valerie Byrne (Director, National Sculpture Factory) 

Moderator: TBC

Make a Living from Your Passion

Speakers: Ciaran Meade (Co-Owner, Bobo’s Café), Sheelah Moloney (Owner + Director, 2020 Curates), Justine Looney (Owner, Cork Flower Studio) 

Moderator: Ciara O’Connor

 

 

Form, Function + 

Fresh Produce

Speakers: Denis Cotter (Founder + Executive Chef, Paradiso Cork), Chef Takashi Miyazaki (Founder + Executive Chef, Ichigo Ichie), Rory O’Connell (Founder + Educator, Ballymaloe Cookery School) 

Moderator: Regina Sexton

Things to Do

Pavilion Working  Processes Exhibition

14-19 May | Sisk Gallery, Glucksman Gallery

Tues-Sat: 10:00-17:00 | Sun: 14:00-17:00

5 Things To See

The English Market

The Lewis Glucksman Gallery

The Crawford Art Gallery

Blackrock Castle Observatory

Cork City Gaol 

 

5 Cafés

The Crawford Gallery Café

SOMA

Cork Coffee Roasters

Filter

The Bookshelf 

 

5 Quick Bites

Rocket Man

Loving Salads

Miyazaki

Sonny’s Deli

The Sandwich Stall – The English Market

5 Lunch Spots

The Farmgate Café

Bobo Cafe

Blackrock Castle Café

Perry St. Market Café

Nash 19

 

5 Casual Dining Restaurants

ORSO Kitchen Bar

Isaac’s Cork

Salt Wine Bar

Liberty Grill

The Spitjack

 

5 Incredible Food Experiences

Ichigo Ichie

Paradiso

Ballymaloe House

Greenes

Jacob’s on the Mall

 

5 Bars 

Mutton Lane

The Oval

Franciscan Well

Sober Lane

Tom Barry’s

5 Cocktail + Wine Bars

Electric

Cask

Arthur Mayne’s Pharmacy

The Oyster Tavern

Pigalle

 

5 Music Venues

Sin é

Triskel Arts Centre

The Crane Lane Theatre

Live at St. Luke’s

The Corner House

 

5 Places to Stay

The River Lee Hotel

Hayfield Manor

The Montenotte Hotel

Clayton Hotel

The Imperial Hotel

 
 
 

To download our schedule – please click here

LECTURE:

Eva Jiricna

Saturday 18th May – 2pm | €7

Crawford Art Gallery

Emmett Place

 

Eva Jiricna, a Czech born architect who has been based in London for over 42 years and runs EJA.

Eva Jiricna will give a lecture on her career and work in the Crawford Art Gallery Lecture Theatre.

Tickets

WORKSHOP:

Conor Merriman

Saturday 18th May + Sunday 19th May – 10:30am | Free

Thompson House

MacCurtain Street

 

Conor Merriman is an illustrator and designer, who has created the branding for Design POP along with teaming up with SOMA for the Bishop Lucey Park pavilion. 

Conor will be hosting an illustration workshop in Thompson House.

Tickets

PANEL DISCUSSION/ CONVERSATION:

Eva Jiricna +

Frank O'Mahony + Valerie Byrne

Saturday 18th May – 3pm | €5

Sculpture Gallery,
Crawford Art Gallery

Emmett Place

 

This is a panel discussion in a conversation style event. The panelists will discuss topics on Architecture, Cultural venues and the development of culture in cities.

The venue is the Sculpture gallery in the Crawford Art Gallery.

This is a unique opportunity to be witness a conversation between these leaders of institutions that are molding the context we live in.

Tickets

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