Founder of Linen Lane, Jill Gurney, was one of The Designerie’s first residents in the Makers House.
With over 20 years of experience in soft furnishings, Jill’s use of Irish linen, an environmentally friendly fabric, celebrates the homely traditions of linen weaving and spinning within Ireland.
Alongside offering complete new lamps, Linen Lane also provide a ‘Revamp Your Lamp’ service. With Jill's expertise and the finest fabric, old and worn lampshades are transformed, giving long-loved lamp bases a new lease of life.
Call into Makers House and have a chat with Jill from Linen Lane about all your lighting needs.
British brand, Taylor Yates, creates sustainable luxury leather handbags. Owner, Karen Yates, focuses on brand transparency and the product life cycle, creating premium pieces that are designed to last.
From leather drawstring bags, to clutches and tote bags, Taylor Yates produce each item by hand, working alongside their long established leather producer. They boast the Butterfly Mark powered by Positive Luxury for their continued commitment to sustainable practices.
Using durable British leather and Italian Alcantara lining, Taylor Yates provides premium, long lasting and sustainable leather bags, appealing to the premium product audience whilst maintaining ethicality and sustainability.
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Form Natural Design
Women-owned business based in County Down, Form Natural Design, boasts custom made furnishings that are crafted from sustainable woodland materials within Northern Ireland. Combined with contemporary steel legs, Form creates pieces that marry the natural world and modern home design.
Form’s tables are handcrafted to last for years whilst exhibiting the natural beauty of wood within the home. Form creates high quality, preserved products from natural materials, promoting sustainability and creation from existing materials.
Drop into The Designerie to see for yourselves the amazing range of unique products we have available and meet our very own local artists who are striving to develop sustainable practices within their businesses.