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I like to tell you about upcoming events that are coming up (such as this, this and this) so that if you are free that you can go and visit. And Irish Designer’s showing their work in Heal’s in London is certainly an event if you are in London that will be worth a visit.

The iconic London retailer Heal’s is hosting a ‘Design Ireland’ from 7th March to Sunday 27th March 2016 as a celebration of Irish creativity. It will be one of the largest showcases of Irish Design that has been hosted in London in many years and looks like it will be quite the exciting event and is in collaboration with the Design & Crafts Council of Ireland (DCCoI) .

Karen Hennessy, Chief Executive of DCCoI said: “We are honoured to be collaborating with the internationally celebrated British retailer Heal’s in presenting the Design Ireland programme. The work of the participating designers and makers, who range from family companies established for generations to brand new start-ups, has all been Designed & Made in Ireland and reflects the level of innovation and craftsmanship across the Irish design and craft sector.  We have seen a surge in recognition and appreciation internationally for the quality, diversity and provenance of work emerging from Ireland and are very excited by this opportunity to showcase contemporary Irish design and craft to discerning audiences in London during March 2016.” {via}

Please see below the full listing of the exhibitors at the event, I have linked to all the creators below as well so you can click through in case you are unfamiliar with any of their work;

Furniture: Wood:
Simon Doyle Bunbury Boards
Adam Frew Lighting:
Andrew Ludick Mullan Lighting
Arran Street East Shane Holland
Glass: Stone:
BTU – Scott Benefield Hennessy &  Byrne
Catherine Keenan
Jerpoint Glass Studio Basketry:
Joe Hogan
Ceadogán Gifts/Jewellery:
McNutt’s Donegal Woollen Mills me&him&you
John Hanly Scribble & Stone
Mourne Textiles Vivien Walsh

Here is the link to the full brochure of the Heal’s Modern Craft Event. Hopefully you can pop in to see the exhibition if you are in London at the moment! If you can’t actually get to this event Heal’s do often have other events on – well worth keeping an eye on their website.


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