Powerscourt Centres new exhibition Frame 7 showcases Irelands Top Designers
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The Hub of creativity and the home to Ireland’s best designers and creators, Powerscourt Centre has a new exhibition, Frame 7, on display from Marion Cuddy’s Irish Designers Emporium until the end of September.
Marion Cuddy’s new exhibition will showcase and frame the extraordinary talented designers we have here in Ireland. 7 designers have been chosen to exhibit, each who are stocked at the Marion Cuddy Irish Designers Emporium.
The seven Designers showcased in ‘Frame 7’ are:
- David O’Malley
Fashion Designer David O’Malley uses a manipulation of unconventional materials in his designs, as well as luxury materials such as leathers and cashmeres to create once off, bespoke pieces to engage with his audience. He has been chosen to design pieces for everyone from performers to presenters and has a huge bespoke clientele in Dublin, while now based in Belgium.
- Derek Lawlor
Derek Lawlor’s work comprises of infused fabrications of knitted material and cord. He seasonally produces collections as well as creating bespoke pieces for individuals, with his work previously appearing in museums worldwide. In addition to Derek’s designing, he also provides a design and textile consultancy service for designers, brands and corporate clients.
- Ally Nolan
Technology obsessed and award-winning designer Ally Nolan has a unique way to design, by incorporating new technologies with fashion design. Her work combines both hand and digital craft with an emphasis on needlework, beading and textile manipulation with 3D printing and laser cutting.
- Roisin Pierce
Roisin’s fashion design concentrates on experimental textiles and sculptural forms and then combines innovative 3D weaving and traditional textile techniques. Textiles, construction and sculptural silhouettes are Roisin’s choice.
- Alexandra Zolich
Alexandra Zolich is a polish artist, designer and tutor who combines colours, textures and high-quality materials such as silk and wool in each of her designs. Alexandra trained at the National College of Art and Design and each of her pieces are completely unique and made here in Ireland.
- Margaret O’Connor
Award winning Milliner Margaret O’Connor is renowned for designing eclectic haute couture, while she also creates more commercial pieces for event and occasion wear. Margaret has been trained by some of the leading Millinery designers including Philip Treacy, Kristen Scott and Yvetter Jelfs.
- Michael Mullin
Galway Milliner Michael Mullins pieces are filled with inspiration from his rural upbringing, with materials such as horse shoes and turkey feathers infused in the pieces. By combining beading, feathers, netting and flowers, his designs are both contemporary and light.
Marion Cuddy, Powerscourt Townhouse Centre, Dublin 2