The Leitrim Design House
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The Dock, Arts Centre, St. George’s Terrace, Carrick On Shannon, Leitrim,
Ms Geraldine Gray
Recommended by the Craft Council as one of the leading craft & design centres in the country, the award winning Leitrim Design House, located in the heart of Carrick-on-Shannon is a unique showcase of Irish design.
Recommended by the Craft Council as a leading champion of Irish craft and design, the award winning Leitrim Design House is housed in the Dock, a beautiful 19th century Courthouse building located in the heart of Carrick-on-Shannon. The gallery is a landmark visitor attraction in the region, representing over 200 makers and artists working in a wide range of disciplines, and offers a wonderful opportunity to support local creative industry
Nominated by the Irish Times in 2014 as one of the best ten shops in Ireland within the gift/interior/design category ,the Leitrim Design house highlights the wealth of innovation and design talent in Ireland today and offers its visitors the very best in contemporary craft.
Here you will find treasures that are a pleasure to hold, admire and own. Beautiful, unusual, quirky gifts, unique items for the home, fashion accessories hand-made by talented designers & artisans are all just waiting to be discovered.
Recognised as one of the most progressive craft, art & design clusters in Ireland, the Leitrim Design House, a non-profit organisation has been nurturing craft, culture and community in Leitrim for 15 years. This innovative centre of excellence promotes modern Irish craftsmanship and assists local talent to develop and showcase their designs through exhibitions, events and opportunities to meet the makers.
Using craft as a catalyst, the Leitrim Design House supports lifelong learning in the community through the delivery of high quality workshops and programmes and encourages participants to explore their creativity through learning new skills. By drawing tutors from the local creative sector the Leitrim Design House fosters the development, promotion and sustainability of craft, art and design businesses in Leitrim.
The building is wheelchair accessible, has an internal elevator and a coffee shop.