Go for a Lost Weekend or float a boat in the living-room. Faith Ryan brings some design flair to the day.
A regular stop for design lovers all over the country, Lost Weekend in Dún Laoghaire is now open on Saturdays. You can also cruise their brand new lines at www.lostweekend.ie . These Fri chair by Jamie Hayon for Fritz Hansen are a lifetime buy at €2,805.
This copper basket is perfect for anything from wool to fruit, and really deserves to appear in threes at just €7 a piece. If you’re putting anything in a revealing piece of storage, ensure it stands up to being on show. Tiger Stores.
The Moon pendant from Verpan is from influential 1960’s designer, Verner Panton and it’s still glorious, slicing, and distilling light and creating a shape-shifting conversation piece as it turns. Hang it low enough to be appreciated, €906, www.johnlewis.com
Shabby, nautical, and laid-back lovely, all aboard this vintage boat coffee table with its secret compartments by Cannett. €684, www.cuckooland.com
Teo the bulldog is something of an online phenomena, and available in canvas bags, cushions, and artwork. Ridiculous, adorable and in a huge array of sumptuous colours and couture head pieces — who can resist the pup in the wig? Cushions €29.90, www.teojasmin.com (France)
The Lento smoke alarm puts some charm into a necessity for any home. Designed by Paola Suhonen and photo-electric, it comes in a range of colours, €45, www.theoldmillstores.ie
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