Faith Ryan is looking forward to spring now that the mid point of winter is past and the daffs’ are up.
This 2m tall Accastillage floor lamp in mirror glass and walnut, is new for the season at Roche Bobois and comes with a red, white or bronze shade, €3,040, Beacon South Quarter, Dublin
These divine Moorish chairs with their soft pile and rubbed-out antiquated feel are inspired by worn Turkish rugs. Cotton velvet with a mango wood frame, they are perfect as atmospheric occasionals, €554.50, www.anthropologie.com
Naomi Fleur fashions these unusual mobiles in her studio in Killybegs, Co Donegal, using traditional handmade and hand-printed Japanese paper, which she sources herself.
Pierced lanterns, especially grouped as these are, throw fascinating shadow-play deployed at ceiling height or set close by a wall. If you’re fond of tea-lights, an enclosed housing offers safety too, but just keep little fingers away from those hot metals. €52.50, M&S
With conspicuous consumption all over the kitchen (who wants to hide all those glittering copper pans?), hanging storage is back in force. Fintorp rails from IKEA are just €7 each and the hooks come in at €5 for three. Double them up using three brackets for two rails, the centre one hiding the seam. Brilliant? IKEA, Dublin.
Cocktail hour? This cut glass carafe is part of a collection of diamond-cut beauties in a range of colours that recall traditional and very expensive pieces at a fraction of the price. Showcase your glass on a steel or silver plated tray. Water glasses €10, wine glasses €12, decanter €70, water jugs €50, www.dust.ie
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