10 Irish homeware designers you need to know

Bring #IrishMade design into your home with beautiful pieces by these talented makers

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Meet the talented finalists in the Home category in this year’s Irish Made Awards. Be warned, you will want to buy everything! With ceramics, art, woodwork and more, these stunning pieces will work in any home.


Read on for more details on these wonderfully talented makers:

1. Rebecca Killen Ceramics

Established in 2014, Rebecca designs unique handmade bone china products for the home. A graduate of Belfast School of Art, Rebecca lives and works in Co Down.

Vote for Rebecca here.

2. Deborah Toner

Belfast-based designer Deborah Toner has a background in architecture and uses those drawing skills to create beautiful embroidered pieces for the home, all stitched on locally woven Irish linen.

Vote for Deborah here.

3. Ballyshane Studio

William McHutcheon of Ballyshane Irish Wood Design creates handcrafted chopping boards from 100% sustainable and locally sourced Irish hardwoods. He is inspired by the rural surroundings of his Co Carlow home.

Vote for Ballyshane Studio here.

4. 29 Bride Street

Established by textile designers Liz Walsh and Monica Gleeson, their studio is located in the iconic Iveagh Trust buildings in Dublin's city centre. Their textile products are designed, printed and finished in Dublin.

Vote for 29 Bride Street here.

5. Chloë Dowds

Chloë creates tactile porcelain tableware using a soft contemporary colour palette. She works in Glendarragh Studios in Co Wicklow.

Vote for Chloë here.

6. Miriam Fitzgerald Juskova

Originally from Slovakia, Miriam is a visual artist using techniques like paper quilling and paper on the edge to create 3-dimensional pieces.

Vote for Miriam here.

7. Etain Hickey

Etain is a ceramic artist and owner or Rossmore Pottery gallery in Clonakilty in Cork. Her work features intricate and colourful designs on delicate ceramic.

Vote for Etain here.

8. Audrey Hamilton

Artist Audrey Hamilton’s style of painting is quirky and colourful. Mainly focusing her work on animals like this David Attenborough-inspired piece of a bee, all her originals are scanned and printed at The Copper House Gallery in Dublin.

Vote for Audrey here.

9. Shady & the Lamp

Founded in Dublin in 2012, Sarah O’Dea makes beautiful decorative lampshades by hand. She has a background in interior styling and creates signature collections and bespoke lamps.

Vote for Shady & The Lamp here.

10. Esther O’Kelly

Esther is an Irish artist from Wexford living in Belfast. Her vibrant paintings celebrate the natural beauty of our rugged island.

Vote for Esther here.


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