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St. Patrick's Day Instagram Competition

Posted by Anne Lynott on

 Win this beautiful hand-made Irish lamp! With St. Patrick's Day coming up, this month we're all about celebrating Irish design. We're thrilled to have some brand new designers and producers in stock (read more here). We are also giving away one of these beautiful hand-made lamps by Ned Kaar, simply post a photograph on Instagram of hands, using the two hastags #handsupfordesign and #designist. We look forward to seeing your wonderful creations, best of luck! The winner will be announced on Thursday evening (16th March), so get your submissions in before then.

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New Irish Design

Posted by Anne Lynott on

Our store on George's Street will be closed this Friday for St. Patrick's Day, re-open at 10am Saturday 18th. As always we're delighted to be showcasing some fine Irish design in store. From homeware to stationery to cosmetics, we've a wide array of products made possible by the hard work of local designers. Here are some of the brand new people we're working with. Dúinn Designs New to designist this month, Dúinn Designs is the creation of textile designer Bernadette McCullagh. Bernadette has created a beautiful range of contemporary printed textiles with patterns which are inspired by myths and legends such as the...

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Celebrating International Women's Day & Supporting the Strike4Repeal

Posted by Roberta Murray on

This Wednesday (8th March) is International Women's Day. Also taking place this year is the Strike4Repeal and a march organised by the Coalition to Repeal the 8th Amendment. To mark the day we're proud to be selling a limited edition Repeal print by Hens Teeth Prints (pictured left) in store on the day. The image is by Maria Lax, a Finnish photographer and filmmaker and it's paired with two lines from Irish writer, Sarah Marie Griffin's incredibly moving piece 'We Face This Land'. All the proceeds from the sales of the print will be donated to the REPEAL project campaign. We'll...

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Pancakes!

Posted by Roberta Murray on

We are very excited about Pancake Tuesday and we have the perfect thing to make your pancake day run smoother! This batter shaker by Lekue is an ingenious little invention that makes making pancakes 10 times easier, faster and really minimises clean-up! It comes with two silicone balls and a mesh lid so when you shake it, it does all the whisking for you. It also has markings along the side so you don't even need to measure out your ingredients.So, to prepare for tomorrow, here are our staff's favourite pancake recipes for you to try this pancake day.Buttermilk pancakes...

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Make Memories this Valentine's Day

Posted by Roberta Murray on

Sometimes the best present you can give is an experience, or something you can do together to create a lasting memory. Here are some lovely gift ideas for interesting things you can do with your loved ones this Valentine's Day. Make you own cheese with the Mediterranean Cheese Kit It's actually much easier to make cheese than you think it is, and with the Mediterranean Cheese Making Kit you're pretty much good to go – all you need is the milk. The cheese making kit is super fun and after 1-2 hours you end up with some pretty delicious cheese!...

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