Kilkenny Design Centre


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Kilkenny Design Centre

Based in the medieval city, Kilkenny Design Centre is part of Kilkenny’s Castle, where the Kilkenny Design Workshops also take place. Staffed by bright, young international designers, craftspeople, design graduates and apprentices, their aim is to improve design and manufacturing standards in Ireland. The shop offers a wide range of goods: candles, glassware, home accessories, jewellery, pottery and much more.


Kilkenny is renowned as a creative hub with a vibrant craft industry. Discover authentic craft created by designer makers all over the county; using the mos tmodern techniques as well as preserving and developing age old methods. From the white furnace of the glassblower, to the traditional throwing wheel of the potter and the hammering of precious metal; each creating unique, functional and decorative pieces.