Shane Holland Design Workshops@shanehollanddw

Designers & makers of lighting, furniture, awards & sculpture • Based in Ireland •Interested in design, marine, environment,making and doing.

http://www.shanehollanddesign.com/

Our US Ireland Research awards for @americanchamber and @royalirishacademy will be given out tonight in Dublin. These awards represent the famous Hamilton Quaternion Equation which was a formula dreamed up by the Irish Mathematitian whilst walking on the Royal Canal near Cabra. He had no paper so he scribed the formula onto the limestone bridge of Boombridge. This 5 x formula has become the building block for most computer graphics and still vital over 160 years later.It also inspired our design for this trophy. #irishdesign #maths #bespokeawards # design #metalwork


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Just picked up this beautiful vintage hand tool this morning. Anyone know the exact function. Such a beautiful form I couldn't pasd on it. #vintagetools #beech #handmadeade


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We are delighted to be again exhibiting @thehouseevent in the #RDS @royaldublinsociety on the 25th-27th May.We will show our lights and mirrors like this one for a private client in Dublin.
I will be doing some talks on #recycling #upcycling and #reuse in design on the Saturday and Sunday. I do have 15 tickets for those of you who wish to message me or email info@shanehollanddesign with your address and we will send out free double tickets to 15 lucky recipients. #interiordesign #mirrors #irishdesign .


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A great experience trying out one of these #Boyne currachs at the weekend on #Lough Ramor in #Cavan. This pic is on an island on the lake. Lough Ramor feeds the Blackwater a tributary of the #Boyne .These currachs are made of natural hide and hazel branches woven into this oval structure. They are an #ancient craft for crossing the Boyne. Built at #Newgrange by Claidhbh O Gibhne. #Irish craft #boats #currachs #meath.


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The horses are ready to leave the stable!
The Irish Sport Horse Industry Awards @thekclubireland on Saturday. Our lovely #horses in #bronze, #stainless steel and Irish Larch will be given out. The award for ' Best Pony' has to be the one to get.Best of luck to all nominees on Saturday.
If your organisation needs #bespoke awards #designedandmadeinireland #custom metalwork #designermakers we do it all from our #workshops in Duleek.


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Our #bronze horses heads waiting to become #Irish Sport Horse industry Awards @thekclub this Saturday. We have to keep our heads down and #keepmaking #bespokeawards #custommetalwork #madeinireland .


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Thanks to all who co operated with our #sickofplastic campaign to ask supermarkets to reduce overpackaging of fruit , vegetables , confectionary, water, coffee, meat, eggs, and milk. Today we asked the public to shop and drop their plastic after checking out. This was a @friendsoftheearthireland campaign which I have adopted locally in #Skerries . We ask @musgrave.marketplace to reduce plastic at Supervalu stores and introduce paper and cardboard where possible and introduce own brand milk in tetra pack format.I also wish to ask for more pick and self bag into paper rather than blister packs. We know how harmful to the environment this packaging is from seeing it deposoted around our offshore islands and floating around our seas.


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Table in Olive Ash with steel legs and natural waney edges has been delivered . Made from native Ash tree from Wicklow this handsome table has found its' new home in Galway. #bespokefurniture #tables #contemporary #design #irishdesign #irishdesigner. #8seater #nativehardwoods #shanehollanddesign


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Currach hoops going well on Currach na Sceiri. Steaming sessions to continue #currachs #boatbuilding #larch #steambending


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The recent install of our #Cymbal #light for a private client in Dublin. This solid #copper #pendant #chandelier is one of our #bespoke pieces usind 30cm and 37 cm discs along with torched stainless hemispheres. This project was a result of a conversation Heals in London during #dccoi #yearofirishdesign2015. We are using dimmable core pro #philips lamps.


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The classic wave form of Ruray in a fractal black and copper still stands up to scrutiny at Light and Building. The fair is now on its 2nd last day. We thank #meathleo for their support on this fair. Have enjoyed studying some of the best designers work and amazing displays. #desklight #wave #designerlighting.


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This is our newest pendant light 'Element'.Just launched in Light and Building. It is made of #copper #recycled from water heating elements and is finished in a flame annealed finish at the bottom.It comes with a GU10 4.5w warm white #philips #lamp.


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