the future is here

We are so excited about the Dodocase Virtual Reality Cardboard Toolkit - it turns your normal smartphone into a virtual reality machine for just ...

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Slice of Life

The Cake Café is one of Dublin's wee hidden gems. Wander through the Daintree Paper Shop and suddenly a beautiful little cafe opens up, offering so...

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Mothers of Invention

Mama Mia! What to get the most important woman in your life this March 15th?! Don’t worry, we have loads of gorgeous gifts and charming cards, so y...

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Cheezus, Mary & Joseph

The Big Cheese Making Kits There are few things in this world better than cheese. There are few things in this world more fun than DIY. Few things...

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Aint love grand?

We'll be celebrating love in style in designist with our own photo booth on Saturday the 14th. Free photos for everyone who tells us 'I'm a love ma...

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Suck UK Hurray!

We are so proud to stock Suck UK’s cheerful, clever and innovative products. Suck was set up by two young guys, Sam and Jude, in 1999. Their very f...

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A Hape of Toys

As well as being charming to look at and delightful to use, Hape is a company that put quality, safety and sustainable design at the heart of every...

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le box of cool is back!

Remember this time last year –  yes that IS a year ago! – when we brought you le box of cool mark 1. Well, its back, and this time it’s four time...

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“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