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1916 Portraits and Lives wins the IDI Award for Best Illustration

27 November 2015
1916 Portraits and Lives wins the IDI Award for Best Illustration (David Rooney) and Highly Commended for Printed Book Design (Fidelma Slattery).

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The IDI (Institute Designers Ireland) Awards were presented on 26th November 2015. 1916 Portraits and Lives won in two categories:

  • Best Use of Illustration in Design: David Rooney
  • Highly Commended (Printed Book Design): RIA graphic designer Fidelma Slattery

1916 Portraits and Lives is a selection of 40 articles from the Royal Irish Academy’s Dictionary of Irish Biography, dealing with 42 men and women whose careers, in one way or another, were deeply involved with the Easter rising of 1916. For more information, and to buy the book, please visit our shop.

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