"We are delighted to be launching our second shop in such a prestigious establishment as the RHA. We intend to work along side the gallery, selling work that reflects the exhibitions on show at the time, as well as continuing to promote new, up and coming Irish designers and makers."
Clare & Laura,
Irish Design Shop
Irish Design Shop launched as an on-line craft and design store in November 2008. Shortly after, in February 2009, they opened their first permanent shop on Bow Lane East, Dublin 2. Specialising in solely Irish designed and made products, they have grown from strength to strength and are now opening their second shop, here in the RHA gallery. The shop intends to act as a gift shop for the RHA, selling gallery publications, as well as a special selection of exciting Irish designed and made products.
Open 7 days a week, you will find wooden lamps with Aran inserts by Cillian Johnston, lampshades and textiles by Sinead Mitchell, laser cut decorations and cards by Snowed, a range of Irish inspired notebooks by Ursula Celano, stationary by Keep Sketch and limited edition books and prints by The Project Twins subject being the A-Z of difficult words. Discover new work by designers you may already know; Jenny Walsh, Product/furniture designer has just developed a range of clocks called 'time flies' in laser cut wood.
Andrew Ludicks hand built and decorated ceramics compliment Derek Wilson’s porcelain ware. Quercus, a Cork based company who make bird feeders in native oak will sit alongside chopping boards by Little Hill. See Jennifer Slattery’s embroidered Irish linen and work by Placed, a Belfast company who make tea towels, prints and stationary and you will also find 3D printed jewellery by Theresa Burger.
Irish Design Shop would like to offer a generous 10% discount to Friends of the RHA, throughout the year. Please show your membership card at time of purchase to avail of offer.
With various book signings, designer evenings and events planned for 2012, it promises to be a very exciting year for Irish Design Shop at the RHA.
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