Wish list: green retro TRIM phone

Get into the 70s vibe with this peacock green retro TRIM phone. Launched by the GPO in the UK in 1965 as a fashionable alternative to its regular model, TRIM stands for Tone Ringer Illuminated Model. 

It was the first phone to ring using a modern electronic warbler rather than the traditional bell mechanism and on the earlier models the dial glowed in the dark. And don’t worry, this replica version plugs straight into your phone socket. €35 from www.cuckooland.com

Wish list: green retro TRIM phone

Up From Earth is an exhibition by the talented 2014 graduates of the Design & Crafts Council of Ireland’s Ceramics Skills & Design Course. Pictured is the ceramic work of Edward Brennan from Bray, Co Wicklow who hopes to establish a work-shop of his own producing functional and artistic wares in a variety of clays.

Wish list: green retro TRIM phone

Loving this Charles Viancin sunflower pot cover é12.99 from Griffins Garden Centre in Dripsey, Cork. www.griffinsgardencentre.ie

Wish list: green retro TRIM phone

Sarah Smyth Interiors is the place to have a little nose around if you’re looking for some interesting fabrics. This one by Zoffany is called Phoebe and is €86 per metre. Sarah can organise to make chairs to order too. You’ll find her in Patrick’s Woolen Mills in Douglas, Cork.


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