The channel is a stylised representation of the course of the River Liffey. The design concept was by Arrow Architects in Copenhagen and RKD Architects in Dublin. Design and sculpting of the channel was by Garvan de Bruir. Dublin Landings is a developm …
Check out the promotional video for the first episode of Mercedes-Benz feature on De Bruir. https://youtu.be/psPfS5xvIQo
My saddle bag hanging on the wall and leather scarf on the back of the chair. With a Travel Bag sitting on the floor. The Oak chair is an old workshop prototype as is the wine rack.
It’s a pleasure to have the DE BRUIR Sports Bag included within the Marvel Room at Brown Thomas.
Great to be included in December’s CARA Magazine, the in-flight magazine of AerLingus. Their feature on ‘Winter Warmers’ promoted Irish brands ‘Stable of Ireland, Lucy Nagle, Studio One with Inis Meain, The Tweed Project, Mourne Textiles and DE BRUIR. …
I was delighted to host a team from Mercedes-Benz website MyVan.com to the workshop in Kildare. I showing their host Nick Karry the ropes in the workshop. A big thank you to Florian Gemmrig from fischerAppelt for producing a really lovely video of the …
Jacket in Wax Cotton with a leather trim. Versions of this have been evolving in the workshop over the last few years.
Handstitching the leather handle onto a Messenger Bag.
The life of the leatherworker’s knife. The Sheffield Steel reducing with continuous use and sharpening.
Developing a simple wrap to hold tech cables and passport.
A big thanks to Gary Quinn for the writing , Declan Devlin for the photography and Ana Conlan for the video. http://www.irishtimes.com/sponsored/the-story-of-home/the-story-of-home-the-designer-self-build-1.3044121
Just enjoying the stitching in this folder design. The continuous curving motion is quite satisfying to machine.
This circular gallery bench features our signature pattern creating the surface of the seat.
Thank you to Lauren Heskin for the writing. Photography by Ruth Maria Murphy and Peter Rowan.
Experimenting with the quilted pattern in a Hoodie design. Worn here with the Aviator Bag. SaveSave SaveSave
The studio desk with the Macbook in its leather sleeve and trays for loose coins and pens.
Looking upwards at the balcony at the workshop. Using the same pattern as our ‘Racing Collection’, we fabricated a steel latticework for the balcony floor. It suits the old victorian spiral stairs nicely.
Demonstration during the Jameson Christmas Craft Market
Phone, Wallet, Bow-Tie and Toilet Bag
The studio is part of a Design & Crafts Council of Ireland feature in the Arrivals Hall in Dublin Airport.
An amoeba shaped leather table with curving aluminium legs. All moulds for the aluminium legs are made in timber first, then sand-cast into the metal. Similarly, the form of the chair shell is handmade in wood and then formed over in fibreglass. Everyt …
Our bicycle mounted carrier box in plywood and leather.
Showcase Catalogue for Year of Irish Design. Photography by Peter Rowan.
Machine stitching valet bags. Laser engraved with the Jameson logo.
http://uk.complex.com/pop-culture/2014/12/irish-master-craftsmen-leather-de-bruir The Irish Master Craftsmen: Innovations in Leather with De Bruir Photography by Robert Self
http://www.juxtapoz.com/current/meeting-ireland-s-master-craftsmen Special thanks to James Tennant and Robert Self
An early version of the Racing Coat and messenger bag. Also with a leather scarf.
Many thanks to Alanna Gallagher for a lovely article in the Irish Times Magazine. With photography by Alan Betson.
Bow-Tie from Garvan de Bruir on Vimeo.
Jameson Aprons by DE BRUIR from Garvan de Bruir on Vimeo.
Hand-stitching the outside seam of my leather bucket chair. The leather is stretched over both sides of a fibreglass core.