gearoid muldowney of superfolk
 
gearoid muldowney of superfolk gearoid muldowney of superfolk
feb 18, 2010

gearoid muldowney of superfolk

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the new range of products by irish designer gearoid muldowney of superfolk include a table, stools, a basket lamp and handmade wallpapers. all objects are made with locally sourced irish materials. for the stools the designer uses cheap off cuts of native irish hardwoods in combination with shovel handles sourced from farmers co-op shops.

we spotted him at the greenhouse talent show at stockholm furniture fair 2010.

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lamp made in collaboration with basket maker joe hogan.

gearoid muldowney portrait © designboom

the handmade wallpaper shows drawings of a traditional irish river boat. the boat known in ireland as a ‘boyne currach’ is named after the river boyne. these boats were used mostly for illegally fishing of wild salmon.

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