Astonishing Celebrity Turnout at Designist's Launch in Science Gallery Dublin

We had an absolutely brilliant evening last night at the launch of our new shop in Science Gallery Dublin. Thanks a million to everyone who came along to celebrate, we were bowled over by the amount of well-wishing and support. There was an incredibly impressive turnout of high profile guests...  

Designist launch at Science Gallery Dublin
Designist women Jennie and Anne sandwiching Lauralee who'll be running the show down at Science Gallery Shop.

Designist launch at Science Gallery Dublin
Experimental musician and producer Gavin Prior checking out the DIY Synth Kit with Sally Anne from Science Gallery Shop. Gavin has a piece in the current SOUND CHECK exhibition at Science Gallery, and is playing a live gig tomorrow night in Anseo. Details here, it will be well worth checking out.

Designist Launch in Science Gallery Dublin
Designist's Jennie Flynn giving the above-mentioned celebrity the glad eye.

Designist Launch at Science Gallery Dublin
Illustrator extraordinaire Holly Pereira perusing the book collection. Holly designed some sciencey themed greeting cards for the new shop.

Designist Launch at Science Gallery Dublin
Product designer Jenny Walsh is curious about Sprout Pencils.

Designist launch at Science Gallery Dublin
Artist Michael Morris and fashion designer Amy de Loup enjoying the bubbles.

Designist Launch at Science Gallery
Zita Spring event planner and science enthusiast (she's super science) throwing her eye over the collection.

Designist Launch at Science Gallery
Musician Peter Moran is chuffed that we're stocking his Dublin Miniatures collection of postcards. 

Designist Launch at Science Gallery
Simon Curtis from Teenage Engineering showing Sally Anne and Lauralee what he can do with his pocket operators

Designist Launch at Science Gallery
Product designer Ned Kaar & Iana Doherty graced us with their presence for the evening.
  
Designist Launch at Science Gallery
Artist and illustrator Roberta Murray having the lols (as she does).

Designist Launch at Science Gallery
Poet Annemarie ní Chuirreann wagging the finger at Zita and Annie.

A massive thanks to all the other celebrities, designers and friends who came along to wish us luck. It's all this support and positivity that keeps us going. And a huge thanks to Barbara Flynn (not pictured) for taking photos on the night. 

 

“It is not enough that we build products that function, that are understandable and usable, we also need to build products that bring joy and excitement, pleasure and fun, and, yes, beauty to people’s lives.”

Don Norman