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These reclining chairs are set to hit Lidl stores on June 13, foldable so handy enough to pack into the car for a trip to the beach, here’s hoping... €37.99 while stocks last. www.lidl.ie

We’re sitting pretty this week, with recliners, metallic designs and lazy chairs — not forgetting our four-legged pals, plus news of a new creative space, writes Esther N McCarthy

Attention Nespresso fans, there’s a new coffee in town. They’ve just launched the latest blends, crafted specifically to go with milk. It’s the BARISTA CREATIONS milk coffee range. The team experimented with 18 coffee origins from around the world, focusing on the techniques of roasting and grinding, to perfect a milky coffee at home with the Nespresso milk machines. Prices are Chiaro (Original): €0.45 Scuro (Original): €0.45 Corto (Original): €0.45 Bianco Leggero (Vertuo): €0.54 Bianco Forte (Vertuo): €0.67. For more information, go to www.nespresso.com
Attention Nespresso fans, there’s a new coffee in town. They’ve just launched the latest blends, crafted specifically to go with milk. It’s the BARISTA CREATIONS milk coffee range. The team experimented with 18 coffee origins from around the world, focusing on the techniques of roasting and grinding, to perfect a milky coffee at home with the Nespresso milk machines. Prices are Chiaro (Original): €0.45 Scuro (Original): €0.45 Corto (Original): €0.45 Bianco Leggero (Vertuo): €0.54 Bianco Forte (Vertuo): €0.67. For more information, go to www.nespresso.com

Decorex International 2019 exhibitor Vincent Sheppard will launch a selection of new designs at the show this October at Olympia London including this Rocco Lazy Chair. It’s a light outdoor rattan armchair available in camel and black. The flexibility and strength of the material allow the wicker stalks to be spread out, forming a large, comfortable cocoon. I like the handles too. www.decorex.com
Decorex International 2019 exhibitor Vincent Sheppard will launch a selection of new designs at the show this October at Olympia London including this Rocco Lazy Chair. It’s a light outdoor rattan armchair available in camel and black. The flexibility and strength of the material allow the wicker stalks to be spread out, forming a large, comfortable cocoon. I like the handles too. www.decorex.com

This is the Ava Chair by Chinese designer Song Wen Zhong, who created it back in 2009 as an entry for the first Roche Bobois Design Awards. It bagged him first prize, by the way. The eco-design, stackable chair in polycarbonate has been updated a number of times since and for the time is available in a choice of four metallic finishes — Silver, Gold, Copper and Titanium. The mirrored effect accentuates the futuristic aspect of Ava’s silhouette. €880 each (sold in sets of two). www.roche-bobois.com/en-IE/
This is the Ava Chair by Chinese designer Song Wen Zhong, who created it back in 2009 as an entry for the first Roche Bobois Design Awards. It bagged him first prize, by the way. The eco-design, stackable chair in polycarbonate has been updated a number of times since and for the time is available in a choice of four metallic finishes — Silver, Gold, Copper and Titanium. The mirrored effect accentuates the futuristic aspect of Ava’s silhouette. €880 each (sold in sets of two). www.roche-bobois.com/en-IE/

German craftsmanship comes to Dublin this month as Patterson’s launched the range. The Kuhlmann kitchens are made-to-measure and are very versatile in terms of design, functionality, organisation and technology. Everything is hand-crafted, find out more at www.pattersonskitchens.ie
German craftsmanship comes to Dublin this month as Patterson’s launched the range. The Kuhlmann kitchens are made-to-measure and are very versatile in terms of design, functionality, organisation and technology. Everything is hand-crafted, find out more at www.pattersonskitchens.ie

IKEA’s Democratic Design Festival took place recently, offering an interactive insight into IKEA’s product development and creations. Highlighting Quality, Affordability, Sustainability, Form and Function, they also want to focus on having a positive impact on the planet. Find out more at www.ikea.com/ie/en/
IKEA’s Democratic Design Festival took place recently, offering an interactive insight into IKEA’s product development and creations. Highlighting Quality, Affordability, Sustainability, Form and Function, they also want to focus on having a positive impact on the planet. Find out more at www.ikea.com/ie/en/

Aldi are all about our furry friends this month. The latest pet event Specialbuys are on sale in 137 stores since Thursday. Pictured is the dog sofa bed, €22.99. Soft and snug, it’s suitable for small to medium woofies. Available in 3 colours. Approx. 74 x 55 x 20cm (one size).
Aldi are all about our furry friends this month. The latest pet event Specialbuys are on sale in 137 stores since Thursday. Pictured is the dog sofa bed, €22.99. Soft and snug, it’s suitable for small to medium woofies. Available in 3 colours. Approx. 74 x 55 x 20cm (one size).

Check out Jam Park’s new exhibition space under the creative front, Studiotonic. Their first exhibition, Synthesis with artists Decoy, Kambo, Atmos and Weaks launched recently and will be on display for six weeks in the Swords venue. The dedicated gallery for art and science will host local and international exhibitions on rotation throughout the year. The inaugural event, ‘Synthesis’ will be a merger of four different muralists who will be creating sculptural pieces as opposed to their usual 2D works. Pictured is Doubletake by Decoy (@decoy_art) who “chooses to portray figures and objects with a vibrant palette. For him this emphasizes amusement and joy; a diversion from the mundane and a distraction from normality in everyday life.”
Check out Jam Park’s new exhibition space under the creative front, Studiotonic. Their first exhibition, Synthesis with artists Decoy, Kambo, Atmos and Weaks launched recently and will be on display for six weeks in the Swords venue. The dedicated gallery for art and science will host local and international exhibitions on rotation throughout the year. The inaugural event, ‘Synthesis’ will be a merger of four different muralists who will be creating sculptural pieces as opposed to their usual 2D works. Pictured is Doubletake by Decoy (@decoy_art) who “chooses to portray figures and objects with a vibrant palette. For him this emphasizes amusement and joy; a diversion from the mundane and a distraction from normality in everyday life.”

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