Meet the Artists: Irish Design at the Heart of Wilde Aparthotels

August 08, 2022 4:49pm

“It is through art, and through art only, that we can realise our perfection.” – Oscar Wilde

At Wilde Aparthotels we strive to create a space that Oscar Wilde himself would be proud of. With natural timber flooring, bespoke joinery, crafts, artwork and soft furnishings, our incredible design team work tirelessly to ensure no detail is left unconsidered. As a result we’ve teamed up with some of Ireland’s most talented creators, working together to delight our guests with stunning Irish-made artwork and products. See for yourself at our brand new Wilde Aparthotel Manchester St. Peter’s Square.

MEET OUR DESIGNERS 

 

Martina Scott

Taking inspiration from the nature around her home in Co. Louth beside the Cooley Mountains, Martina Scott prints her drawings onto Irish linen using a silk screen. These stunning prints can be viewed at the reception areas of our newest properties, adding an element of calm and relaxation to your stay.

 

 

 
 
 
 
 
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Fermoyle Pottery

Our beautiful ceramics have been lovingly made by West of Ireland based ceramics studio Fermolye Pottery. Founded by husband and wife super duo Stephen O’Connell & Alexis Bowman, each piece is unique and experimental. Traditionally hand thrown, these ceramics have a contemporary feel and compliment our Wilde brand perfectly.

 

 

 
 
 
 
 
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Eoghan Kavanagh

Irish photographer and nature lover, Eoghan Kavanagh meticulously researches his locations waiting patiently for the perfect moment to take a shot. The result? Majestic landscapes catching Ireland on her best days. You’ll find his prints in the rooms and sprinkled around the aparthotels. His Kenmare, Co. Kerry based Skyline Gallery is filled with local work and special prints.

 

 

 
 
 
 
 
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McNutt of Donegal

We now head to the North of the country to the home of our comfy and stylish throws. Family company, McNutt of Donegal specialise in traditional Irish weaving, creating cushions, rugs and the softest of throws. You’ll spot them in our rooms just waiting for a cuddle.

 

 

 
 
 
 
 
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The Handmade Soap Company

Using natural local Irish herbs and flowers, this sustainability-forward company prides itself on its ethical packaging and raw ingredients. We’re delighted to work with the lovely people at The Handmade Soap Company, bringing deliciously-scented eco-products to our guest bathrooms for you to enjoy.

 

 

 
 
 
 
 
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The Library Project

This beautiful art book shop owned by PhotoIreland founder and CEO Ángel Luis González and General Manager Julia Geletzova helped us fill our shelves with Irish photobooks by local contemporary visual artists. Settle down with a cup of tea and enjoy ‘Winter Pages’ (Ireland’s annual anthology for the arts) or an Oscar Wilde classic. There’s something for everyone! 

 

 

 
 
 
 
 
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Come and see for yourself! Book Wilde Aparthotels by Staycity now!

 

 

 
 
 
 
 
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