Alanna Gallagher’s interiors round-up
Add a touch of luxury to your livingroom floor with a Vartian 100 knot, wool-silk mix rug, a textile that feels so good underfoot that you will want to climb down from the sofa and lie on it. Buy the design, 1.7m by 2.4m, for a special introductory price of €3,776 (normal price €4,720), on presentation of today’s column at Rugart (01-2690505, rugart.ie), Terminus Mills, Clonskeagh Road, Dublin. Offer ends February 28th.
Based on the 14th Century Yuan Dynasty vase style , Yuan by Ibride is a stackable dinner service that comprises four dinner plates, a serving bowl, a salad bowl as well as a smaller dish and small lidded pot. The melamine design is decorative and functional, and features imagery based on traditional crockery design – Asiatic hues of green, water lilies and aquatic life that has a faux ceramic crackle finish. Gorgeous Gifts and Interiors (056-7754700, gorgeousgifts andinteriors.com), John Street Lower, Kilkenny, is offering the set to Irish Times readers who present this column at the offer price of €94.50 (normal price €135) until February 27th. Post and packaging is an additional €6.50.
The Malthouse Design Centre (01-8558070, malthousedesigncentre.com), Distillery Building, North Circular Road, is holding a flash three-day sale starting today, February 20th, at 10am and running daily until Saturday at 6pm. There will be furniture from Duff Tisdell, Woodenleg, lighting by Klickity and Locker 13 and soft furnishings by Jennifer Slattery Textiles. The wenge Congo cocktail table by Duff Tisdell (right), 100cm by 40cm, is reduced from €1,019 to €399. Locker 13’s Comfort vases are reduced from €70 to €35 and are available in a wide range of colours.
TRENDING . . . TILTING AT WINDMILLS Sarah O’Dea is a designer who has set up Shady and the Lamp (086-402 0053, shadyandthelamp.ie), a bespoke lampshade-making service at 94 Francis Street, Dublin, but it is her tweed/silk pinwheel wall art pieces that really cheer, especially if you fix a series of different sizes to a wall. Prices start from €37 for the smallest size, about 15cm wide, to €57 for the largest, which is about 35cm.
Albany Decor (albany.ie) is offering Irish Times readers 20 per cent off its Conversation range of wallpapers, a collection of some 50 patterns. Normally €33 per roll, readers can buy them for €26.40, on presentation of today’s column. Bargain Hunter likes the mid-century feel of Oscar 269207, seen here. This offer is available in the Castlebar (094-902 2452), Navan (046-902 3508) and Sligo (071-916 2720) branches and ends March 6th.
To celebrate the launch of their new store at Grantham House, on Dublin’s Grantham Street, National Tile (01-6978123, national-tile.com) is offering Irish Times readers an introductory offer on their Marvel collection of marble-look ceramic floor and wall tiles. The Calcutta wall tile, 30.6cm by 56cm, seen here, can be purchased for €38psm (normal price €44psm). The matching wall tile, 60cm square, can be purchased for €37psm instead of its usual price €45psm. Offer ends March 16th.
THREE OF THE BEST . . . SHADOW PLAY Harlequin’s new landscape voiles offer a fresh treatment for curtains especially. The fabric lends itself well to floor-length designs. It costs €86 per metre. There is a matching wallpaper at €55 per roll. For a full list of stockists, see harlequin.uk.com
Stillorgan Decor (01-2884488, stillorgan-decor.com) on the Lower Kilmacud Road, Dublin, is offering Irish Times readers who present today’s column this new nine-bulb Womble light fitting in brushed steel and aluminium, 56cm by 26cm, by German company Paul Neuhaus for €140 (normal price €195). The range also includes single pendants, five-light semi-flush and three, four and five-light flush versions. Offer ends March 16th.
THREE OF THE BEST . . . SHADOW PLAY Charcoal cushion, 60cm by 40cm, also available in orange, cherry and gold, costs €19 at Next Home (1890-886789, nextdirect.com) and includes a cushion pad.
THREE OF THE BEST . . . SHADOW PLAY The Freya footstool is covered in a hot pink ombre fabric and is available to order for €1,049 from Marks and Spencer stores at Liffey Valley (01-6161800), Dundrum Town Centre (01-2991300) and Mary Street (01-8728833).