Every week Esther N McCarthy scouts around for interesting pieces for your interiors. Today she discovers wild designs and posters that are as easy as A, B, C.
Pic 1: We love quality, Irish products here at Wishlist. Woolly Publishing have come up with fun posters that are 100% designed, illustrated and printed in Ireland. The fonts for letters are identical to how children are taught to read and write in school, so you have the educational bit covered too. €4.99 from www.woollypublishing.com or www.facebook.com/KidsPosters.
Pic 2: What can you do in 10 minutes? Have a cup of tea? Hang out the laundry? Well, artist, Yvonne Condon paints a complete portrait in that time. Yvonne is a member of the Glasheen arts studio programme from Cope Foundation, and we adore her work, which is currently on exhibition right here at the Irish Examiner, City Quarter, Lapps Quay, Cork. Drop in and have a look.
Pic 3: Carolyn Donnelly teams up with Dunnes Stores to present the Eclectic collection, a range of everything from tufted rugs to leopard-printed lampshades. These quirky velvet and embroidered cushions are €15 — €20, exclusively at Dunnes.
Pic 4: From an original design dated 1991, Owen O’Neill Furniture present Mantis. This wild design can be upholstered in any leather or fabric from their range — this one displays all its strength upholstered in genuine cow leather. Fama prices on request from Owen O’Neill Furniture, Newcastlewest, Co Limerick. www.owenoneillfurniture.com.
Pic 5: Warm your toes on the Stovax Riva 50 multi fuel cassette, this one is jet black metallic. There’s special offers on all Riva models at Cork Stoves & Fires Ltd at the moment. They are based in Pouladuff, Cork. www.corkstoves.ie.
Pic 6: Time to be thinking about starting that fire. Check out this little beauty, it’s a 6KW solid fuel Shandon wood burning stove. Available from €299 exclusively from Cork Builders Providers, West Link, Togher in Cork. www.corkbp.ie.
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