All About the Bees

All About the Bees

So what exactly is the deal with bee houses, motels and blocks? Why are people so keen to help these furry little insects? We at designist wanted ...

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paying it forward

paying it forward

One of my fav. things about humans is our ability to pull together in tough times.  In an effort to help independent business all over Ireland, Sma...

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Father's Day Cards

Father's Day Cards

As you may well know, we're big fans of an aul greeting card here at Designist and we've got some deadly new ones in for Father's Day this year by ...

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Yusss!, back with a bang

Yusss!, back with a bang

  On the 11th of May, Yusss! is back to raise much needed money for Together for Yes!  The same lovely people who brought us Yusss! for Marriage E...

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On Yer Bike

On Yer Bike

If the weather would ever just stop, Ireland has some pretty spectacular places to go for an aul bike ride. From the Great Western Greenway along t...

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A Full Day of Food

A Full Day of Food

We have some really great cookery books in the shop at the moment. Sanne and Roberta both love to cook so, they teamed up and pulled together some ...

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Q & A with Fintan Wall

Q & A with Fintan Wall

This week we meet Dead Famous  creator Fintan Wall. Fintan is an illustrator living in Dublin. He also creates a range of funny mugs and delightfu...

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Don Norman