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IDEA is a multi award winning independent marketing and design agency. Established in 1996, IDEA has a proven track record and a reputation for innovative and creative solutions which help our clients achieve their business objectives. We specialise in designing and developing creative design strategies for award winning brands, websites and marketing campaigns which help improve brand awareness, generate sales and increase profits.


Creativity is contagious,
pass it on.

Albert Einstein


We specialise in providing creative market-guided solutions to design, branding, promotion, advertising, sales and communications needs.

We are constantly evolving to give our clients the best service possible and in doing so have won numerous awards

and held prestigious positions on professional design industry bodies.


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Effective design is at the heart of what we do in IDEA. We want to help you achieve your business goals and objectives

through the services we offer. You can find out more about these services listed below by clicking on them.


Whether it’s design for print, packaging, web or advertising materials we provide innovative solutions across all sectors.

Branding Strategy

IDEA build and develop iconic brands and ensure that they engage with people in a way that builds true brand loyalty.


Marketing Consultancy

Clear, commercial and strategic thinking is at the heart of our approach. We deliver insightful marketing advice from creatively minded strategists to ensure clients have a clear path to follow.




We bring ideas to life with perfectly executed creative solutions. Our websites, videos, campaigns and copywriting build a brand story that will resonate with your target audience.


Getting Noticed Matters. We use the power of creativity to develop engaging and dynamic advertising solutions from concept development to production.


Our unique approach to visual communications is based on experience, understanding and creativity of what works for large format display and exhibition/event spaces.


IDEA and IDEA Digital are a creative group positioned to help brands solve problems and grow. Using the best-in-class technology, we design and build award winning digital solutions.


A small but professional team, each team member works 
to make sure clients’ needs are delivered to a consistently high standard.

The team in IDEA works closely with all clients to deliver the perfect solution to their individual needs.
Our team is made up of:

MD & Creative Director


MD & Creative Director

Ciaran founded IDEA in 1996 and has over 20 years experience in developing award winning brand and promotion campaigns for a wide range of clients from large corporations to small start up companies. Under his management IDEA has achieved the ultimate Creative and Marketing Award for its Sector and has consistently performed at the highest level.

Snr. Account Manager


Snr. Account Manager

Jane graduated from Trinity College Dublin in 2000 before completing postgraduate studies in Marketing in London. With over a decade of experience in account & project management in both London and Dublin agencies, Jane has extensive experience in managing complex projects and has a key responsibility in the successful delivery of dynamic marketing solutions.

Snr. Project Manager


Snr. Project Manager

Ciarán graduated from University of Limerick with a Business Degree in 2004. In 2005 he undertook a Post-graduate Diploma in Marketing Practice in  NUI Galway. Ciarán works with IDEA as a Project Manager, liaising with clients, suppliers, consultants and fellow team-members to deliver results that meet the expectations of the client.

Project Manager


Project Manager

Mark graduated from UCD with a Bachelor of Commerce in 2012. In 2014 he completed an MSc Marketing Masters at the Michael Smurfit Business School. Mark has worked with IDEA since September 2014. As a key project manager he works with clients, suppliers, and fellow IDEA team members to deliver a wide range of products and services to clients.

Digital Project Manager


Digital Project Manager

Elaine graduated from DCU with a degree in Business Studies in 2009. In 2012 she undertook a Masters in Asian Business Studies in Singapore. Elaine works at IDEA as Digital Project Manager delivering leading results on all digital related projects and develops digital strategies for our clients from online platforms to social media management.

Creative Consultant


Creative Consultant

Nicholas is our Creative Director with nearly 30 years of experience. He has been responsible for the design and implementation of a wide variety of well known brands and collateral required to bring them to life. He is also the Project Leader for the IDEA Bid Support Unit. This unit has been set up to provide support for clients involved in tender submission.

Snr. Graphic Designer


Snr. Graphic Designer

In 2004, Clare returned to IDEA with a wealth of experience after taking a short break in 2001 to gain some international experience in Design and Advertising in Australia. Clare’s key responsibilities are to continually improve the level of design and production management within IDEA. Clare works on a variety of projects from branding, web, print and advertising.

Snr. Graphic Designer


Snr. Graphic Designer

Danilo studied Graphic and Product Design at Universidade Brandeirantes de São Paulo, Brazil, where he graduated with a BFA and an MFA. Dan has over 8 years of design experience, having worked in both Brazil and Italy and joined IDEA in 2014. He is responsible for interpreting complex briefs, creating original artwork and is an accomplished illustrator.

Graphic Designer


Graphic Designer

Jess joined IDEA in 2013 having graduated with a HND in Graphic Design. She adds a unique perspective to design projects and is responsible for expanding on creative concepts and processes, generating visual ideas and objectives and is an essential team member. Her experience extends from brand development, web and digital design to design for print.

Graphic Designer


Graphic Designer

Emily has been a Graphic Designer in Marketing and Design Agencies in both San Diego, CA and Dublin, Ireland since 2013. She has expert experience in concept development, corporate identity, branding and website design. At IDEA, Emily is responsible for collaborating with other designers and developing creative solutions for clients.

Snr. Graphic Designer


Snr. Graphic Designer

Laura is an Italian designer with over 13 years experience in Brand Identity, Packaging and Illustration. Laura worked in Italy where she trained, and more recently Dublin where she has been working for 9 years. She joined IDEA in 2015 and brings a fresh, vibrant approach to all design projects. 


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  • “The team in IDEA created a fantastic website for us that truly captures the essence of Bang Restaurant. Their ‘can do’ approach and innovative response to our brief ensured that we got a website that we are proud of and more importantly, one that is helping us to drive sales. We would highly recommend IDEA to anyone looking to enhance their online presence”.

    Joe Barrett, Co-owner, Bang Restaurant.

    Bang Restaurant

  • “I was looking in the UK and Ireland for an International English speaking agency to manage and advise on our Ecommerce and online marketing strategy. We eventually chose IDEA and are very happy with the results. In addition to strategy and implementation, IDEA also trained our senior staff to manage new online systems, so that we would be totally self- sufficient. We have expanded our target markets to Russia and again IDEA have advised and assisted in the implementation of an eStrategy for this market with great results”

    Marco Knoblauch, PropFund

  • “I have worked with Ciaran many times in many roles and in every instance one word sums up his contribution – ‘outstanding’. Boundless enthusiasm and a deep understanding of branding and market positioning have combined to deliver work of the very highest quality with frightening regularity! If you face a challenge and demand return on investment then Ciaran and IDEA should be your first port of call.”

    Barry Delaney, EBS

  • “Ciaran personally drove a re-branding and image overhaul for Microsoft’s global internal IT services while I was EMEA Client Hardware Services Manager there. The project was a massive success, improving the profile of internal IT within Microsoft and making all Microsoft staff aware of the importance of internal IT in the overall success of Microsoft.”

    Patrick Cusack, Microsoft’s Global IT Services

  • “I have worked with IDEA for many years. They have a fantastic understanding of design and are great at coming up with something really sharp and imaginative that will get noticed. Their ideas are always innovative.”

    Bobby Kerr, CEO, Insomnia

  • “I have been the grateful recipient of Ciaran’s creativity and unabated enthusiasm across many projects over many years in numerous product and service sectors. He has been the creative, media management and organisational force behind numerous highly successful communication campaigns and I have no hesitation in recommending him and IDEA to others seeking the very best in marketing and business development”

    Gary Graham, Bloom Show Manager, Bord Bia

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