Inside Story: The Gospel of ash

Joseph Walsh is little known in his own land - for now - but his hardwood designs have won many converts abroad, writes Margaret O'Brien.

21st September, 2014

There's a discreet road sign outside the village of Riverstick on the road to Kinsale in Co Cork. It points the way to Joseph Walsh Studio'. That name is far from being confined to a local sign - it is firmly planted on the international design map.

For those not in the know, Walsh is a 34-year-old furniture designer and maker extraordinaire, whose sinuous masterpieces have found favour with some of the world's most knowledgeable...

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