Canada’s Visual Communications Magazine
This site documents the methods and resources that productive creative professionals use to push their ideas forward.
The Centre for Sustainable Design facilitates discussion and research on eco-design and broader sustainability considerations in product and service development.
ConsumerSearch provides a listing of top-rated products in a broad range of product categories.
This site provides a source of current Irish design news, subject categorised directory of companies and a substantial list of further Web resources. Some categories are searchable by subject area.
D&AD is an educational charity that represents the global, creative design and advertising communities.
Design & Technology Online
D&T Online is a World Wide Web site offering free access to a wide range of design and technology (D&T) materials, resources and software for pupils to use as they engage in design and technology.
Training classes/tutorial for designers, engineers and 3D professionals.
The Society works nationally and internationally to promote and support the study and understanding of design history.
Showcases the work by some of Britain’s most talented designers.
European Patent Office
The European Patent Office (EPO) provides a uniform application procedure for individual inventors and companies seeking patent protection in up to 37 European countries.
A graphic design site for creative inspiration, business advice and tools of the trade.
Covers a broad range of categories from Auto to Travel.
The Illustrators' Guild of Ireland is a non-profit organisation established to support the development of illustration in Ireland by showcasing illustrators' work and by fostering links with similar organisations at home and abroad.
The Industrial Designers Society of America (IDSA) is the voice of the American industrial design profession, advancing the quality and positive impact of design.
The Institute of Designers in Ireland is the professional body representing the interests of Irish designers. Its function is to promote high standards of design, to foster professionalism and to emphasise designers' responsibility to society, to the client and to each other.
The National Irish Visual Arts Library (NIVAL) was formally established in 1997 with the aim of documenting all aspects of 20th century and contemporary Irish art and design and providing public access to a national research resource. NIVAL is a partnership initiative between the National College of Art and Design and the Arts Council.
Graphic Design Forum
Technology and design website.
Gives an overview of Victorian Design.
A gateway to art and artists, galleries and exhibitions. Up-to-date information on current and future art shows, emerging artists and world-renowned masters in the fine arts as well as modern artisans working in every imaginable medium, including wood, glass, metal and stone
Industrial design community and resources
The American Craft Council is a national, nonprofit educational organization founded in 1943 by Aileen Osborn Webb. The mission of the Council is to promote understanding and appreciation of contemporary American craft.
The Guide to Great Art on the Internet
The government agency for funding and developing the arts in Ireland.
The Arts Council of Northern Ireland is the lead development agency for the arts in Northern Ireland.
The Design & Crafts Council of Ireland (DCCoI) is the national agency for the commercial development of Irish designers and makers, stimulating innovation, championing design thinking and informing Government policy.
A national collection that celebrates the history and achievement of the artist practitioner in UK art education.
Visual Artists Ireland is an all Ireland body for professional visual artists. It provides services, facilities and resources for artists, initiates artistic projects and publications and acts as an advocate on behalf of individual artists.
The largest site for contemporary art, art news, art history, contemporary artist and gallery portfolios since 1995.