Alanna Gallagher’s interiors round-up
TRENDING . . . AUTUMN’S GOLDEN GLOW Feeling gilty? The Emperor’s Garden, magnolia is a work by fine art print-maker Jean Bardon, one of six print-makers taking part in Variations on a Theme, an exhibition that runs in the Graphic Studio Gallery (01-6798021, graphicstudiodublin.com), 8a Cope Street, Temple Bar, Dublin 2. Works by Bardon, Gráinne Cuffe, Stephen Lawlor, Ruth O’Donnell and Paula Pohli are also on show. The etching above, one of an edition of 15, costs €975 unframed and measures 47.5cm by 71.5cm. The work features 22.5 carat gold leaf on paper. Bardon’s work is in the Chester Beatty Collection and also features in the National Gallery’s 2014 diary. Framed and window mounted in limed ash, it costs €1,100. Jeanbardon.com
This swish Degas kitchen has traditional-style raised solid ash panel doors redolent of pricier custom-built designs. New to Kitchenworld (1850-35 36 37, kitchenworld.ie), it is on offer for €6,999 and is about 3m by 4m in size. This normally has a recommended retail price of €8,999. The style is available in fashionable chalky pastels, any Ral colour and can be customised to your requirements including curved doors. The very large kitchen, seen here in ivory, costs upwards of €15,000 and is available in a wide range of colours. The granite countertops are not included and will cost an additional €2,500. Offer ends November 30th.
Add a warm glow to rooms with this new Tipi 50120 pendant, 24cm by 33 cm, from Hicken Lighting, 17 Lower Bridge Street, Dublin 8, (01-6777882, hickenlighting.com). Available in two atmospheric colours – matte black with a gold interior or cool matte white with an icy silver interior – it is being offered to Bargain Hunter readers who present today’s column for €59 instead of €69. Offer ends October 31st.
Catch the last days of National Heat Month, run in association with the Waterford Stanley company (waterfordstanley.com) which is offering the Stanley Ardmore boiler stove in black enamel or majolica brown enamel finish for €1,499 instead of €1,699. The stove can heat up to six single radiators. Included in the offer is 20 bales of briquettes. Offer ends October 31st.
Large families will love the new Bosch Logixx WTY86790GB, a high performing condensing tumble dryer that has 8kg of drying capacity and is rated A ++. Available in white only, Dominic Smith Electrical (dominicsmithelectrical.ie) is offering the drier at a special introductory price of €679, down from €999, while stocks last. Offer is available at both its Gorey (053-948 4444) and Dundrum (01-296 5511) shops.
THREE OF THE BEST . . . Halloween is the time of year when you can go to town on cool home accessories. Horror fans will love the gore-fest shock these tomato red novelty kitchen accessories by Mustard can produce. The chopping board, 36.7x10.8x2.81cm, costs £14.95 (€17.70) and a splash spoon rest, 19.5x2.5x1.5cm, is £7.95 (€9.40). They look especially shocking atop white gloss streamlined units. Find them online under their kitchen accessories listing on thekitchengiftco.com.
THREE OF THE BEST . . . Halloweenise bath time with this cobweb-covered Lilau duck. Appassionata (01-6729425, appassion ata.ie), 29 Drury Street, Dublin 2, is offering Bargain Hunter readers who present today’s column the chance to buy the ducks for €5 instead of €8.50 while stocks last. The 8.5cm-sized toy aid should bring smiles instead of tears to bath time.
THREE OF THE BEST . . . Three letters spell out exactly what Halloween is all about. These bright wooden letters can be purchased from UK-based The Letteroom (00-44-1264 355488, theletteroom.com). They cost from £3.75 (€4.43) for each of the small letters. Large letters costs (£7.75 (€9.15) each. Boo will cost £15.25 (€18), ex delivery.
Square up to savvy buys, furniture that can multi-task. You can use the Burgos cube, 45cm by 46cm by 48cm, as a footstool and as a side table. Available in red leather only, it is reduced from €98 to €59.95 at all branches of Meadowsand Byrne from today. meadowsandbyrne.com