Colin Harris

Furniture Designer from Newcastle, Co. Dublin

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Based in his rural studio in Newcastle, Co. Dublin, Colin works with wild Irish hardwoods to create timeless pieces that tell a story of local, wild simplicity. For Colin, the process of creating furniture for both private and corporate clients is about making connections, with the client’s story, the material and the sculptural elements of the piece itself.

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Spiral Floor Lamp

€495

by Colin Harris

Home & Gifts, Furniture & Lighting

The cable of the spiral floor lamp is contained within and simply spirals down and outwards to form the base. There is a switch at the lamp holder and the optional shade is available in various sizes and colours.

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Desk Dressing Table

€1,750

by Colin Harris

Home & Gifts, Furniture & Lighting

The desk dressing table converts easily from desk to dressing table by simply lifting up the central lid. This reveals a mirror on the lid's underside and a compartment for storing makeup and dressing items. Lovingly handmade from beautiful wild Irish ash and birch.

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Trigonon Side Table

€525

by Colin Harris

Home & Gifts, Furniture & Lighting

A simple line is drawn in space to define a triangular shape that is circumscribed by the circular glass top. The top of each leg is dovetailed to gently clasp the glass, which is then simply locked together by the tension of the brass rod.

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Repose Shelving Three

€525

by Colin Harris

Home & Gifts, Furniture & Lighting

Elegant, mobile shelving that simply rests against the wall of your favourite space. The contrasting black wax soaks into the Finnish pine grain to highlight the beauty between the summer and winter growth.

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Repose Shelving Five

€595

by Colin Harris

Home & Gifts, Furniture & Lighting

Elegant, mobile shelving that simply rests against the wall of your favourite space. The contrasting black wax soaks into the Finnish pine grain to highlight the beauty between the summer and winter growth.

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Napkin Cubes

€95

by Colin Harris

Home & Gifts, Soft Furnishings

The simple cube is the starting point for these dynamic napkin holders. By rotating, drilling and scorching the cubes we create a playful, striking shape and colours. The price above is for 4 cubes.

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Bedside Reading Cabinet

€1,950

by Colin Harris

Home & Gifts, Furniture & Lighting

For the avid reader, the bedside reading cabinet integrates a bookshelf into the wild Irish ash top. Underneath is a tray for storing everyday bits and pieces and below this a spacious drawer. The cabinet's back leg is a reading lamp. Lovingly handmade from beautiful wild Irish ash, birch and brass.

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Puzzle Table

€950

by Colin Harris

Home & Gifts, Furniture & Lighting

Inspired by the joinery of traditional Japanese puzzles, the table uses no screws or glue in its construction. The three legs are interlocked to form the cross for the base, while the toughened glass top has three holes to securely locate it. Lovingly handmade from beautiful wild Irish sycamore.

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Phoenix I

€975

by Colin Harris

Home & Gifts, Furniture & Lighting, Decorative

Inspired by the craft of barrel making, 'phoenix I' is made from air-dried, wild Irish birch sourced from a local sawmill in Co. Wicklow. 'Phoenix I' was shortlisted for the IDI Design Awards 2015 in two categories, furniture design and sustainable design.

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Three Vases in Wild Irish Ash

€165 - €195

by Colin Harris

Home & Gifts, Tableware, Planters & Vases

Three vases in wild Irish ash are a small exploration in nature, material and process. The riven vase is split from a green log of wild Irish ash, the hand planed vase is sawn from kiln dried boards and left with a raw hand planed finish, and the hand rubbed oil vase is sanded and highly finished.

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Three Shelves

€1,450

by Colin Harris

Home & Gifts, Furniture & Lighting

Inspired by shaped stones that simply rest and support each other to form the structure of a bridge, three shelves are individual shapes that support each other in spanning the alcove space. Made from wild Irish oak their independent shapes rest against and support each other as a family might.

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Trigonon Low Table

€595

by Colin Harris

Home & Gifts, Furniture & Lighting

A simple line is drawn in space to define a triangular shape that is circumscribed by the circular glass top. The top of each leg is dovetailed to gently clasp the glass, which is then simply locked together by the tension of the brass rod.

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Coat Hanger with Mirror

€65 - €95

by Colin Harris

Home & Gifts, Furniture & Lighting

These simple, elegant hangers are perfect for hanging coats and cleverly combine with a mirror to check yourself on the way out the door.

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Candle Cubes

€95

by Colin Harris

Home & Gifts, Decorative

The simple cube is the starting point for these dynamic candle holders. By rotating, drilling and slicing the cubes we create playful shapes and combinations that relate to each other. This price is for all three cubes in a set.

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Jewellery Hanger with Mirror

€65 - €95

by Colin Harris

Home & Gifts, Furniture & Lighting

These simple, elegant hangers are perfect for organising jewellery or keys and cleverly combine with a mirror to check yourself on the way out the door.

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Nought & Crosses Floor Lamp

€650

by Colin Harris

Home & Gifts, Furniture & Lighting

Made from wild Irish elm, the circular 'nought' shade contrasts the base, which is drawn out to form a 'cross'.

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Colin has recently created a new limited edition collection of designs available to order online and these new pieces are a seamless complement to his growing bespoke furniture design service.