Pic 1: Mary Jane chairs by Fergal O'Leary of Horizon Furniture which will be on show at the Locus Exhibition on Cornmarket Street and at the pop-up shop on Opera Lane for Cork Craft Month.
The Mary Jane chairs are sell at €450 a piece and are individually hand made in oak.
Pic 2: This is 'Blackwater' by Teresa Watkins, who specialises in burnished pottery in Youghal. She's taking part in Cork Craft Month 2012. It runs from 10 August to 9 September, celebrating the abundance of high quality craft produced in Cork. Through exhibitions, workshops, craft fairs and seminars you can make, see, collect and learn about contemporary craft. See www.corkcraftanddesign.com for more information.
Pic 3: Neptune’s Chair by Anne Kiely is an homage to Ernst Haeckel, an eminent biologist and artist whose work consists of very detailed and colourful drawings of sea organisms. Kiely has used the Japanese technique, Shibori, to create a three dimensional finish which is permanent and functional. Her work will be on show during Cork Craft Month.
Pic 4: Well done, Carol Eakins, a second year student in BA Interior Design at Griffith College, Cork. Java Republic tasked the group to design a piece of furniture for their offices as part of the furniture and fitting module. Carol's winning design has incorporated the most tactile and relatable pieces from a used coffee machine to create Stacked Stand‚ a stylish hat and coat stand. Order enquiries can go through www.facebook.com/ CarolEakinsDesign.
Pic 5: This is Beach at Allihies, by Sara Roberts, who takes part in Cork Craft Month. She specialises in delicate and detailed ceramic wall pieces, depicting dramatic cross-sections of land and seascapes, mostly inspired by her immediate environment. Her price range is between €90 - €2500. www.sramics.com
Pic 6: This is a piece by wood turner Tony Farrell, he specialises in making bowls, lamps, hollow forms and candleholders from Irish grown woods which he harvests and seasons himself in Waterfall, Cork. He takes part in Cork Craft Month, more details at tonyfarrell.ie.
Pic 7: Functional ceramic work by Helen Ennis at Dunbeacon Pottery. This is a selection of items from the Ocean Collection. Available at Dunbeacon Pottery studio, Durrus and also Etain Hickey Collections in Clonakilty, West Cork Crafts in Skibbereen and Adrigole Arts on the Beara Peninsula in West Cork. Helen is taking part in Cork Craft Month.
Pic 8: This stoneware bowl is called 'Massive Bowl', costs €150 and was created by Adrian Wistreich. He'll be selling in the Cork Craft and Design pop-up shop on Opera Lane organised by Cork Craft Month. www.kinsaleceramics.com.
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