The Robot side table by Andrew New features an open shelf on zig-zag legs that almost appear to totter. A minimal design made in solid steel, powder coated in eleven different colours it’s a classic, clean-lined piece to last decades. €502.82, andnew.co.uk
Love & Robots is a highly creative pioneering Irish design company offering goods printed in 3D. Technology meets the bespoke as each one of its products — from jewellery to tableware and even clothing accessories —are made to order in its own factory. These coasters can be created to any map or resolution you like (€40 for 4). What about the 3D printed bow tie for €58? Loveandrobots.com, Dame Street, Dublin.
Jenny Walsh has a wide range of laser cut baubles on her mind this season and we love this collectable piece for just €15 with your choice of name. A great present for overseas lovers of Irish craft. jennywalshdesign.com
Blostma takes its inspiration from the serendipitous moment when petals are caught and carried away by the breeze. Full of movement, this small-scale design captures the beauty of a soft shower of petals. Full roll width is 53cm, roll length is 10m, pattern repeat is 60cm. €160 per roll, Farrow & Ball
A simple little gadget ideal from Kitchen Craft for getting ready for those festive roasts. Draw through knife sharpener, €4.95, Anvil Home
Cathy Kelly with Sam Greene McMahon and Ava Pignott and Karen Koster at the launch of the IKEA Soft Toy Campaign at the IKEA store in Ballymun, Dublin to raise funds for Save the Children and UNICEF education projects around the world. When customers buy a soft toy or children’s book in November and December, the IKEA Foundation donates €1 to UNICEF. This campaign has raised €77 million since 2003 and has helped more than 11 million children in 46 countries get a better education. Sagoskatt toys €1.20-€10, IKEA.
We love a good pop-up on Wishlist and for the weekends running up to Christmas, The Crafty Closet will open at Hazlehurst, Monkstown, offering a range of dotie knits, crafty bags, ceramics and well.....fairy stuff.
Moving swiftly on. You can find the Closet on Facebook or by calling Fiona on 083-3264593