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Home Comforts at Showcase

If there is anything that the pandemic has taught us over the past two years it’s that our homes are our sanctuaries. Our home environment has taken on even more resonance as people have been spending more time at home - living, working and entertaining. 

In her recent interview for the Showcase website, Doris Doris Barsauskas, Proprietor of MacKimmie Co., says that the ‘business of home’ trend that has been exploding in the past two years will continue. “Everything related to the home, comfort and wellness industries has grown. We have seen sales increase in home accessories, apparel suitable for outdoor activities and casual dressing as well as wellness and self care products,” she says. “People are spending more time at home - both working and living. It’s never been more important that their homes are comfortable, functional and inviting.”

From textiles to pottery, art prints to tableware we’ve rounded up just some of the brands at Showcase this weekend creating beautiful and functional items for the home.

 

Home Comforts:



The ‘Silare’ mohair throw at Cushendale (pictured above)

Irish sheepskins and sheepskin beanbags at Irish Hide Designs 

Merino wool throws at Aran Woollen Mills

Baby blankets at Kerry Woollen Mills

Irish linen bed linen at Charles Gallen 

The ‘Diamond Weave’ blanket at Molloy & Sons

 

Stylish Entertaining: 

Handmade crystal whisky tumblers at Irish Handmade Glass Company (pictured above)

Colourful glassware at Jerpoint

Cocktail swizzle sticks by King’s Forge Glass

The new Graham Knuttel range at Tipperary Crystal 

Handmade champagne coupes at Criostal na Rinne

 Outdoor fire pits by Rawsaol

Woodworking:


Lights made from salvaged wood by Copperfish  (pictured above)

Hooks and incense burners by Coolree

Handturned vessels by Fred O’Mahony

Handmade furniture and home accessories by David Oliver Bespoke

Handmade jewellery boxes by Studio Kinnard

 

Clay Nation: 




Coffee pots and cups at Helen Faulkner (pictured above)

The ‘Clematis’ range at Nicholas Mosse

The new floral range at Shannonbridge Pottery

Handleless mugs at Vale Ceramics

Handmade dishes by Stephen Farnan

 

Contemporary Art Prints: 


Sweet family-themed prints by Roisin O'Farrell (pictured above)

Lighthouse prints by The Designer of Things

Wool print by Ruth Gunning

Irish landmark prints by Stephanie Sloan

Retro travel posters by Tripster

The ‘Serendipity’ print by Emma Higgins

Typographic art prints by Lainey K


(Feature image: Aran Woollen Mills)

 
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