Irish Made Awards Home Finalists

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When it comes to Irish-made homewares, there is an abundance of choice, style and talent out there. Here are the Home finalists in the Irish Made Awards 2022

Shopping local for homewares is not just better for the planet, but there is such fantastic craftsmanship and quality to discover here in Ireland. Here, take a look at the Irish Made Awards 2022 Home finalists, before you vote. 

 

 

Charlie Mahon Ceramics Pottery

Charlie Mahon Ceramics Pottery aims is bring art to ceramics, to allow the uniquely simple platters and bowls that Charlie makes speak for themselves, with joyous details. Charlie handpaints all images, using fine art brushes instead of sponging. charliemahonceramicspottery.com

Charlie Mahon mug with heart on it

Chloe Lennon

Chloe Lennon’s work focuses on the boglands surrounding her home, with its mosses, lichens and crumbling peat soils, as well as the rugged Irish coast. Her unique, handmade pieces are made in her garden studio in Roscommon. chloelennon.com

Chloe Lennon Ceramics vases

Claire Dooley Ceramics

Based along the Meath coastline, Claire Dooley mixes clay and coloured stains with local materials foraged along the beaches, crushed with a pestle and mortar. This results in unique surfae decoration in her range of porcelain tableware. clairedooley.com

Claire Dooley Ceramics

Dollybirds Art

Eimear Maguire creates her prints in her Belfast studio using fine art paper and archival inks. Her prints celebrate nature, adventure and the outdoors, and are printed in small batches. dollybirdsart.com

Emily Dillon

Emily Dillon works with a potters wheel to produce functional tableware and decorative pieces for the home. Based in Galway, she incorporates clay sourced from Northern Ireland and Irish wool from Cushendale Mills in Co Kilkenny. emilydillon.ie 

Emily Dillon pieces

Emma Higgins Art

This vibrant new collection of modernist colourful landscapes is Emma Higgins’ joyful response to Covid restrictions. Working in acrylics and mixed medium to achieve layers with clean-edge lines, the colour-saturated landscapes are available in six colours. emmahiggins.ie 

Emma Higgins poses with her art

Kaiko Studio

Living and working in the “garden of Ireland” has inspired designs of Kaiko Studio’s concrete home accessory collections of Wicklow Fern imprint bowls, display trays and lights. Their designs promote wabi sabi, the Japanese worldview of embracing imperfections and transient nature. kaikostudio.com 

Kaiko Studio bowls

Magee 1866

Magee 1866 has been weaving luxurious textiles at their mill in Donegal town for over 150 years. Designed, woven and finished at our mill in a contemporary oversized houndstooth pattern, the Irish Wool throw is available in two colours and finished with thick tasselled fringing. magee1866.com

Magee 1866 throw

Magnaparte

The execution and delivery of the product is 100% Irish. Designed in Wicklow, manufactured and hand stitched in Limerick, Magnaparte create furniture that embodies expressive, sculptural architecture. magnaparte.com

Chair by Magnaparte

Minimal Folk

Rebecca Calvert makes art pieces for the home by repurposing waste building materials. The simple, minimal pieces are borne out of a sustainable ethos while beautifully celebrating the natural textures of the cement. minimalfolk.com

Cement art pieces

Niamh Gillespie Design

Originally from County Cavan, she has been creating her designs in her Dunany studio for the last seven years. Niamh’s prints, inspired by the irish coastline, are hand-drawn then painted, before being scanned and manipulated digitally to create screens for limited edition screen-prints or digital files for Giclee prints. niamhgillespiedesign.com

Niamh Gillespie art prints

Rowan Beg Designs

Rown Beg Designs makes homewares by hand in a garden studio in the Renvyle peninsula of Connemara. Using jesmonite, a sustainable alternative to concrete, the homewares collection includes vases, trays, jars, placemats, coasters and candlesticks. rowanbegdesigns.com

Homewares by Rowan Beg

SIAR Photography

All photographs are original photos captured by Gary Collins, in and of Ireland. Each photography print is edited, printed, titled/signed by hand and posted by husband and wife team, Aoife and Gary, at their home studio in Co Clare. siarphotography.ie 

Siar Photography

Stephanie Sloan

Stephanie Sloan creates art prints celebrating the unique beauty of Ireland’s coastlines, capturing beloved places like such as the Forty Foot in Dublin, Cliffs of Moher and Skellig Islands. In a distinctive pared back, graphic style, all prints are made in Stephanie’s Wicklow studio, with frames made in Co Cork. stephaniesloandesign.com

The Sheepish Dog

The Sheepish Dog wool pet beds are designed and manufactured 100% in Co Mayo, with Irish-woven blanket wools and hard-wearing Irish-made tweeds. The wool is used from their own flock, or sources locally from one of 80 neighbouring farms. the sheepishdog.com

Upainted

Jennifer McCullagh transforms vintage furniture, breathing new life into much-loved family heirlooms and old pieces in need of some love. This prevents adding to the millions of tonnes of furniture sent to landfill in Ireland. Her workshop is based just outside Limavady in Co Derry, and she also is part of a craft collective in Coleraine. upainted.co.uk

Vote in the Irish Made Awards 2022 here.