Esther N McCarthy goes a bit potty this week. Well, it is the start of Cork Craft Month after all.
Have a look at this Ellie three seater — something of a throwback to the time-honoured Chesterfield sofa with the deep button detailing and graceful scrolled arms. €999 from Harvey Norman.
Croí na Farraige (Heart of the Sea) is one of Cork ceramic artist Darren Francis Cassidy’s ocean-inspired pots. He recently showed his work with The Society of Cork Potters in the ‘Integr8’ exhibition. His work is also available at Zozimus Gallery Dublin, Millcove Gallery, Castletownbere, West Cork and the Lavit Gallery, Cork or check him out online at www.facebook.com/darrenfranciscassidy
Created with components that work together or as standalone pieces, Neptune’s Chichester kitchen has prices starting at €11,000. See www.neptune.com
Carolyn Donnelly’s Eclectic range @ Dunnes Stores continues to delight. Check out this Posy vase, €20 and the marble table is €120. They should just be hitting the shelves at time of print. www.dunnesstores.com
Kathleen Standen is also sharing her ceramics as part of Cork Craft Month. Her work encompasses small sculptures and vessels to large sculptures for display in gardens. This group of blue and lilac vessels are unique and prices for the large are €380, medium, €320, and small €190. www.kathleenstanden.com
Cork Artist Valerie Walsh Jolley has been working on a new collection. We love this ceramic plate, entitled ‘A glass of wine and thou’. The dimension are 55x45cm and the price is €300.
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