Alanna Gallagher’s interiors round-up
Bring your walls to life with tantalising textures from Ballincollig-based Deco Stones (086-0368876 decostones.ie) in Co Cork, one of the many exhibitors (Stand M9) at The Ideal Home Show which opens tomorrow at the RDS and runs until Sunday. They have a wide selection of stone and brick veneers starting respectively from €20 and €40psm. They also sell 3D wall panels made of ceramic gypsum. Irish Times readers who present today’s column can get 20 per cent off all 3D panels and 10 per cent off all stone veneer, including the The Groovy panel (pictured) for €292.50psm (normally €325).
Eden is designer Matthew Williamson’s collection for Osborne and Little (osborneandlittle.com). Mayfield Inside Out (087-25227 mayfieldeatery.ie), 9-11 Terenure Road North, is offering Irish Times readers who present today’s column 15 per cent off the range of fabrics and wallpapers. Sunbird is a digitally printed injection of the tropics that can be yours for €62.05 (normally €73 per roll). You can buy the Eden stripe fabric, normally €159pm, for €135.15 and Pegasus, a boho-inspired fabric that usually sells for €115 per metre, for €97.75. Offers end April 30th.
This extendable wall rack is a great coat hook or laundry solution and is one of just many cool accent pieces available at Deansgrange-based online shop One Living (01-2101001 oneliving.ie). To celebrate their first year in business they’re offering Irish Times readers 10 per cent off their entire range of accessories and furniture on all orders placed before April 23rd. During this offer period the rack, normally €169.95, can be purchased for €152.95. On this item they’re also throwing in free delivery anywhere in Ireland during this offer period. To avail of the offers use code TI10 at checkout.
This two-tone rattan Budapest bar is ideal for outdoor get-togethers. The set comprises six bar stools and a matching table and is reduced by38 per cent from €799.99 to €499.99. Available at Rattan Cube (01-5497831)
Add colour to mealtimes with this Centro collection from LSA Glass. Available in yellow, pink, red, purple, aqua blue, lime green and grey; the water carafe is now half price, down from €16 to €8 each. The matching tumblers have been reduced from €30 to €15 for a set of four at Brown Thomas, Dublin (01-6056666 brownthomas.com).
The Listening Suite (01-6750974 thelisteningsuite.ie) founded by sound engineers Jonathan Ford and David Browne is a premium hi-fi music system retailer located in an upstairs space at 10 Wicklow Street, Dublin 2. They have a select number of Bang & Olufsen pieces reduced including H6 Beoplay headphones, in natural or black leather, reduced from €399 to €359 and the beautiful A9, a wireless speaker, set on a tripod of beech legs, reduced from €1,999 to €1,799.
TRENDING... BIDDING ON DESIGNER LABELS Deveres (01-6768300 deveres.ie) Design Auction takes place on Sunday, April 13th at The Pavilion, Leopardstown Racecourse, Dublin 18 and features art deco, mid-century modernist and contemporary designs including a Nomos table by Sir Norman Foster (guide €1,500-€2,500) for Tecno, Italy; a set of six Eros chairs (pictured) by Philippe Starck (guide €600-€1,000) for Kartell; and a pair of Swan chairs by Arne Jacobsen for Fritz Hansen (guide €1,500-€2,500). The full catalogue can be viewed between 9.30am and 5.30pm today, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday between 9.30am and 2pm and also online.
THREE OF THE BEST ... QUIRKY BREAKFAST ITEMS This camper van toaster will add a splash of colour – and a helping of kitsch – to countertops. It costs about €41.50 (£34.95) from UK-based The Gift Oasis (0044-1484 423 313 thegiftoasis.co.uk) and has proven so popular that they’re currently out of stock. New stock is due in on April 30th.
THREE OF THE BEST ... QUIRKY BREAKFAST ITEMS Take tea from a charming teapot, designed by Swedish ceramicist, Camilla Engdahl. The Blossom design costs €35 from Designist (014758534 designist.ie) 68, South Great George’s Street, Dublin 2.
THREE OF THE BEST... QUIRKY BREAKFAST ITEMS These egg warmers, €2, from Tiger Stores (tiger-stores.ie) will bring a smile to anyone, especially if served with breakfast in bed.