Best Irish Craft and Design Shops in Dublin

Best design shops in Dublin, Ireland

Wondering what to bring home from your trip to Ireland? Forget the clichéd souvenir shops (though we must admit it is grand to browse through Carrolls Irish Gifts) and head for shops and souvenirs that you’ll actually want to keep.

Dublin boasts some of the finest Irish craft and design stores. You can find anything from modern design, furniture, and art to traditional Irish keepsakes. We’ve picked the five best craft and design shops in Dublin.

Scroll down for the best craft and design shops in Dublin.

Avoca

11-13 Suffolk Street, Dublin 2 – and various locations across Ireland
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Avoca has a lot to explore, ranging from ceramics, clothes, and perfumes to books, soaps, notebooks, cards, and much more. Hunt through the store for gorgeous gifts and accessories for the home.

Industry & Co

41 a/b Drury Street, Dublin 2
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The award-winning shop is one of our favorites. The store is filled with lamps, ceramics, blankets, design books, tableware, vases, rugs, and furniture from local Irish designers as well as designers from Europe, the US, and Japan.

Designist

68 South Great George’s Street, Dublin 2
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Shortlisted for the Irish Times Best Shop Award several times, this design-led gift and homeware store offers a wide range of products such as lighting, tableware, stationery, plant containers, glasses, storage items, wall items, kitchenware, and toys from both Irish and international designers.

Irish Design Shop

41 Drury Street, Dublin 2
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For those who love craft, design, and an appreciation for Irish heritage craft. The shop prides itself on promoting the work of some of Ireland’s most exciting designer-makers and carries jewelry, handwoven blankets from Mayo, locally made soaps, art print, books, and gifts for children.

Arran Street East

1 Little Green Street, Dublin 7
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Beautiful and simple handmade pottery. From their studio shop, tucked away amidst Dublin’s Victorian Fruit and Vegetable Market, pots are hand-thrown and glazed in colors influenced by fruit and vegetables: pink, grapefruit, lemon, pomegranate, cabbage, potato, and parsnip.

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