Launch Image outside Blackrock Castle


Launch Image outside Blackrock Castle

 Cork city’s architecture, design and food festival, Design POP, is set to return to the streets of Cork and online this August 27th - 29th. Enjoy architecture, food, and design through a series of architectural pavilions, events, talks, exhibitions, and conversations.

Seven pavilions featuring collaborators Maser, Currabinny Foods, CCAE, Ballymaloe, PlayNice Studio, The River Lee + many more, PLUS over 15 outdoor events at Wandesford Quay. 

Happening across Cork city - on the ground and online

27th - 29th August 2021

This year’s programme is its biggest yet – the festival has already announced seven architect, designer and food collaborations working on seven different outdoor pavilions which will be situated in different locations around Cork city: Mark Horgan and River Club Bar at The River Lee Hotel; Play Nice studio and Currabinny at Wandesford Quay; Cook Architects and Ballymaloe foods at Elizabeth Fort; Alan Macilwraith of JCA Architects and Good Day Deli at Nano Nagle Place; Maser and Crawford Gallery Café at Emmett Place; Wilson Architects and Naturally Nourished at Penrose Dock; CCAE and Blackrock Castle Observatory at Blackrock Castle.