Stuart Purcell

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1963: Kilkenny Design Workshops Following the Scandinavian Report of 1961 which invited Nordic experts to evaluate design in Ireland (to paraphrase, they didn't think much of it) the Kilkenny Design Workshops were set up to incubate and develop design practice. The first state-sponsored scheme of its kind, it housed workshops for prototyping and production, acted as a design consultancy and produced some iconic work (Holger Strom's IQ lamp was developed there, for one). While it gradually…

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Silver coffee pot, sugar bowl and creamer. 1965 - 1969 Design: Kilkenny Design Workshops

Silver coffee pot, sugar bowl and creamer.

Handmade Tea service designed by James Kirkwood. Satin finished Silver teapot with acrylic fittings and matching creamer and covered Sugar bowl. 1970-08 Teapot: Height 18cms, Weight 559grms Sugar Bowl: Height 9cms, Weight 225grms Creamer: Height 8cms, Weight 2150grms Kilkenny Design Workshops  Created as a speculative piece,  handmade & sold as people commissioned the set.

Handmade Tea service designed by James Kirkwood. Satin finished Silver teapot with acrylic fittings and matching creamer and covered Sugar bowl. 1970-08 Teapot: Height 18cms, Weight 559grms Sugar Bowl: Height 9cms, Weight 225grms Creamer: Height 8cms, Weight 2150grms Kilkenny Design Workshops Created as a speculative piece, handmade & sold as people commissioned the set.