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Griffith College Faculty of Design
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If you’re interested in a career that constantly challenges you and encourages your creative growth, our Design Faculty provides a selection of courses to showcase your originality and innovation. 

Young Designer of the Year

Why choose Griffith College Design


The calibre of work produced by the Design Faculty has been recognised numerous times through industry awards and exhibitions.

Industry Recognition

The BA (Hons) in Interior Architecture is recognised by the European Council of Architects (ECIA) and by the Institute of Designers in Ireland (IDI). The IDI also recognizes the BA in Interior Design (Level 7) and the GCD Diploma in Interior Design.

Industry Links

Our teaching staff maintain strong industry links, which means our students are taught by practicing architects, designers, buyers, and art historians. Our courses are regularly reviewed by industry professionals, to ensure we are meeting the current needs of the industry and following best practice. Professionals from industry are regularly invited to give guest lectures to our students, and in our award years, participate in critiquing student work.

Fashion and Interior Design and Architecture Internships

Fashion students have been awarded internships at Avoca, FeeG, Helen McAlinden, Jennifer Rothwell, Joanne Hynes, Liz Quin and Louis Copeland. Design students have also secured internships with HJ Lyons and Jonathan Adler N.Y.C.

Field Trips

Experiential learning is an important part of our courses, with most modules having class trips as a part of their curriculum. Every year the faculty travels internationally and nationally to places with both current and historical design importance. Previous trips have included London, Rome, Milan, Berlin, Paris, Bilbao, Barcelona and Venice.

Creative Week

The annual Creative Week showcases the Design faculty graduates with those of Media, Journalism, Computing, Film and Photography. This event gives Graduates the opportunity to exhibit to industry and gain extensive PR coverage. An annual Fashion Graduate Exhibition is held to kick off Creative Week which features on national television and in fashion editorials. This event is attended by respected industry representatives, press and the public.

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Junk Kouture 2017


Andreas Wins at Fit Out Awards 2016


Six Questions with Sarah Murphy, Kerry Fashion Week Winner 2016


Do You Dream Of Being An Interior Designer?


Sarah Murphy wins DIT Fashion Show 2016


Fashion Guru of the sky: Emma Collopy designs Ryanair’s new uniform


Celebrate Women of 1916 on International Women's Day


Lamis Goumaa - Vodafone Student Design Awards Winner 2015