St Patrick’s Day just around the corner and all things Irish being celebrated around the world, we are asking – what’s your favourite piece of Irish art and design? Show us any way you like, here on Pinterest or by posting on our Facebook page - https://www.facebook.com/RiseCreatives
John Rocque’s Dublin - Made mainstream by its inclusion on the old £ 10 note, Rocque’s map of Dublin from 1756 (his Exact Survey of the City and Suburbs of Dublin to give it the exact title) was a major cartographic achievement in its day. It’s historic value lies in how it captured the point in time when the cityscape was being transformed from a medieval warren to the designed streetscapes of the Georgian era.
Meitheal Adhmaid (Wood Collective) was a collaborative project between Architects, Landscape Architects/Designers, Artists, Sculptors, Designers, Builders, Engineers, Woodworkers, Foresters in association with Industry & Research Agencies. In 2010, they held an exhibition of documented collaborative works with innovative use of timber in experimental protypical works at the Greenhouse on Andrew’s Street, Dublin as part of Design Week & the Innovation Dublin Festival.