Interior's wishlist: Pocket-sized printers and ice-cold coffees

Esther N McCarthy’s picks this week include pocket-sized printers and ice-cold coffees.

Add some mermaid magic to your bookshelves with these cute ceramic bookends, just €2.25 from Flying Tiger.

Interior's wishlist: Pocket-sized printers and ice-cold coffees

If you fancy your favourite brew but feel you want to add a holiday spin to things, check out Nespresso’s new specially crafted Limited Edition coffee blends.

They’re designed to deliver full refreshment and full coffee taste on ice. Pictured is the Intenso On Ice, which the experts say is a rich coffee blend with lingering roasted aromatics and cereal notes.

‘Tis far from it we were reared. €0.45 per pod here. or your nearest coffee bar.

Heads up for any design fans - check out the offerings from COS x HAY, a curated collection of objects for the modern home. Our pick is this five-hook coat rack, it’s made from aluminium with a powder-coated finish. We’re loving the handy rack, too.

Available at a cost of €89 here.

Interior's wishlist: Pocket-sized printers and ice-cold coffees

West Cork-based Etain Hickey has invited eight artists to show in an exhibition called ‘Departure Point’.

The artists were invited to interpret this theme in any way they wanted. The materials are as varied as the artists from wire, enamels, ceramics to felting and mixed media.

“It is interesting to see that there has been a sea theme creeping in, but I suppose thats not so surprising when we live along this Irish coast, be it in Dublin or West Cork,” Etain tells Wishlist. We love this Geraldine Murphy’s Let’s Go! Ar Aghaidh Linn.

2017 Exhibitions at Etain Hickey Gallery, Ashe St, Clonakilty, Co. Cork 

Follow her on Instagram here.

Interior's wishlist: Pocket-sized printers and ice-cold coffees

The second piece from the exhibition at the Etain Hickey Gallery is Jane O’ Farrell’s Departure, a stunning felted land/seascape piece. In this summer exhibition, they are showing new work from established makers, along with new and emerging makers and artists.

The mission is to promote a love and understanding of handcrafted Irish makers, designers and artists.

You can look forward to pieces from Muriel Hoey Wire Drawings; Geraldine Murphy Enamels/metalwork; Janet Murren Drawing/mixed media; Kira O’Brien Ceramics; Kathleen Holland Jewellery; Mairi Stone Ceramics ; and Hilary Nunan Paper/ Mixed media.

Interior's wishlist: Pocket-sized printers and ice-cold coffees

Now this is a nifty gadget. The HP Sprocket Mobile Photo Printer is the perfect pocket-sized companion for holidays, or family days out as it lets you instantly print photos.

You can also use it to print out photos that get lost on social media - we’ve all been there - and add fun borders and text. Available from Currys PC World or here. for €149.99.

Interior's wishlist: Pocket-sized printers and ice-cold coffees

If you’re looking for something special for your bathroom shelves, check out Swedish eco-luxury skincare brand Björk & Berries and their new Botanist series.

It’s got lots of lovely luxurious ingredients but the Botanist’s active hero ingredient is Organic Linseed Oil, an oil rich in Omega 3, which is super duper for reducing damage on collagen, and it supports cell renewal.

We love the look of this body wash, and it’s free from sulphates and enriched with birch water and 100% vegan to boot. Available at a cost of €23.50 here.

Interior's wishlist: Pocket-sized printers and ice-cold coffees

Have a sneek peek at this beautiful collection of ceramics and blown glass from I am of Ireland.

They’re ready to feature in their summer exhibition from July 22-23.

Interior's wishlist: Pocket-sized printers and ice-cold coffees


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