Interiors: keeping it real

‘Meet the maker’ sessions in Dublin’s Brown Thomas give customers the opportunity to experience top Irish crafts through their designers

23rd July, 2017
Stool (€160), desk (€880) and bench (€280) by Cooper Handcrafted Furniture; framed print (€100) by Me&him&you

What connects the new generation of Irish makers and designers? Authenticity, quality materials and attention to detail are the descriptors suggested by Brian McGee of the Design & Crafts Council of Ireland. “Consumers are shifting from big brands to brands that stand for the right values,” he tells The Magazine.

“The choices are so vast in this digital era that people want to know more about the product on offer. People seek a...

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