Wish list: Timely and creative pieces

Do not go to the Coal Quay in Cork without paying a visit to the Designworks Studio, even if it’s just to peer in the window.

Wish list: Timely and creative pieces

This award-winning design-led jewellery store is celebrating five years of business with the unveiling of a new collection, Duille Nua, or New Leaf.

The collection is designed by head-goldsmith and owner, Tuula Harrington.

This is a 9ct yellow gold leaf ring with 0.03ct diamond, €400, and silver stack ring with 0.10ct diamond in 9ct yellow gold setting, €275.


Time to update your clocks? Check out these birch-ply wall-clocks, lacquered with either zesty orange, lime green, grey or cream and with a contrasting colour splash design.

They’re new to the Urban by Beveledge range and one is all yours for €55, available to buy from www.beveledge.ie

CREATE launched this week in Brown Thomas, Dublin, showcasing exciting emerging Irish design talent.

Now in its sixth year, the installation celebrates the work of 19 talented designers. One such s Susannagh Grogan. I love this ladybird and stripe print scarf, €125.

Find out more on www.brownthomas.com or www.susannaghgrogan.com

Showcasing at CREATE 2016 is Una Burke. She’s a multi-award winning luxury leather accessories designer and artist— and lists Rihanna as one of her clients.

This shell bag is crafted by hand in her South London Atelier using vegetable tanned bovine leathers and solid brass fittings.

See www.unaburke.com or www.brownthomas.com for more details.

These colourful energy panels by Patricia Murphy make up part of the Design Island exhibition during Galway International Arts Festival.

Patricia says her work is about energy as expressed through the idea of light, weather and elemental things, you can find out more on www.patriciamurphyartist.com

Think pink with this fabulous flamingos wallpaper by Sanderson. It’s €95 per roll at MRCB Paints & Papers, www.mrcb.ie

Make it a sweetie jar or a pen holder, a key keeper or a cotton bud buddy. These containers from newly-rebranded Flying Tiger Stores are limited only by your imagination. Yours for €2.


This funky Thais chest has 9 drawers that I would have absolutely no problem filling. I love the higgledy piggledy vibe.It’s available from Harvey Norman,€249, www.harveynorman.ie

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