2023 Designer in Residence Applications Are Open!

Apply Now! We’re inviting applications from established and emerging creative professionals for the 2023 Designer in Residence at benchspace. The current Designer in Residence Programme combines workshops and public engagement events. It is hoped that it will also provide an in-depth opportunity for Benchspace makers and the wider community to learn from the Designer in […]

Design Week at benchspace Cork

“DIGITAL FABRICATION TOOLS: your workshop assistant.”  Design Week Events at benchspace,  in association with Design & Crafts Council, Ireland  November 17th & 18th, 2022 Convened by Design & Crafts Council Ireland (DCCI), there are workshops, exhibitions, talks, converse and more taking place throughout Ireland, many focussing on why design matters and highlighting issues around sustainability, […]

2022 Dearcán Bursary Announced

Paul McKenna Dearcan Bursary

Bandon based artist Paul McKenna has been announced as this year’s Dearcán Bursary award winner and will receive the bursary of €10,000 to develop his work at one-of-its-kind creative hub ‘Benchspace’ in Marina Commercial Park. As part of the award, Paul will become a resident of Benchspace where he will be able to develop his […]