These Irish-made pieces for your home will help mix up your interior this summer
From hand-made ceramic cups to unique fine art prints, these previous Irish Made Awards Home Category winners and runners-up will lighten up your home. Whether you’re looking for outdoor accessories for your garden parties or want special homeware for dinner parties, shop Irish and appreciate the craftsmanship in each piece.
We are thrilled to welcome Avoca Ireland to the Irish Made Awards 2021 as our Home Category sponsor. Avoca is home to the oldest working woollen mill in Ireland and is one of the world’s oldest manufacturing companies. With 14 locations around the country, Avoca is one of Ireland’s most exciting retail stores, with ceramics, clothing, perfumes, soaps and more from their own design studio.
Have you got a homewares business based here in Ireland? Be sure to enter the Irish Made Awards now! Deadline is now extended until midnight on Tuesday June 15th. For details on how to enter, see the Awards page, and FAQs here.
Meet the past Home winners and runners-up of the Irish Made Awards:
Brooke & Shoals: Our 2017 Irish Made Award winner was Brooke and Shoals, founded by Alison Banton in Greystones, Wicklow. Alison’s vision was to create candles that were simple, high quality, had a divine fragrance, natural wax and were Irish made. Create a summer garden in your home with the delicate aroma of elderflower, rhubarb and heady rose petals.
Etain Hickey: Etain Hickey, who was our 2018 Home winner, is a ceramic artist who creates individual pieces. Her work has been widely exhibited both in Ireland and abroad as far afield as San Francisco and Tokyo and is in many public and private collections. If you’re looking for a gift or something special, purchase these those one-of-a-kind ceramics.
Arran Street East: Our 2019 Irish Made Award winner and Overall Winer was Arran Street East. The artisanal lifestyle brand designs and makes simple and beautiful ceramic tableware. Their studio is located in Dublin, where they make hand-thrown products that are authentic, with provenance and originality. Their homeware is for people who enjoy simple, functional, and beautiful objects. Enjoy your morning espresso in these gorgeous cups.
Criostal na Rinne: Our 2020 Irish Made award winner was Criostal na Rinne, a crystal studio workshop situated in Ireland’s Ancient East. Eamonn Terry, a master craftsman glass cutter with over 50 years’ experience started producing Irish crystal of breath-taking quality and beauty in 1987. Enjoy your cocktails in these stunning crystal gin glasses.
Jill & Gill: Our 2020 runner-up for the Irish Made awards was Jill & Gill, a brand with a fresh approach to illustration and print across fine art, fashion and design. They aim to create meaningful and impactful products and experiences that give a sense of value in what it means to invest in Irish design. If you’re inspired by former President Mary Robinson, hang this print in your home.
Wildbird: Our other runner-up in Home last year was Wildbird, who crafts stained glass for a new generation, drawing on nature, art, history and light. From bespoke panels, geometric terrariums, Victorian botanical frames to minimalist lighting, choose a favourite piece for your home this summer. Light up your room with this unique glass lamp.