Russell Crowe bag
Looking forward to the release of ‘The Pope’s Exorcist’ featuring Russell Crowe as Fr Gabriele Amorth. Due out in April. His exorcism case, shown here strapped to the back of his Lambretta 150, was made by Garvan de Bruir. We’ll find out next month if …
Bucket Tote Bags
A series of our Tote bags for the Design Ireland store in Dublin Airport. The store in Terminal 2 is an initiative by the Design & Crafts Council of Ireland.
Weekender Bag Prototypes
The latest addition to the DE BRUIR Atelier collection. A classic buckle-down weekender bag. Handmade to order by Garvan de Bruir.
Culture Night 2021
The workshop is open for Culture Night Friday 17th September: 4pm – 9pm & Saturday: 10am – 4pm
Design Ireland at Showcase in the RDS
Some of the Irish designers featured in Fí and on display at Showcase Ireland; Alison Conneely,DE BRUIR, Natalie B. Coleman, Roisín Gartland & The Tweed Project. Other designers are Celtic Tweeds, Magee, Mc Connell, Bernie Murphy (with Foxfo …
Fí – A fashion film be Perry Ogden
DE BRUIR is one of a number of talented Irish designers from Design Ireland featured in Fí, a new fashion film created and directed by the acclaimed filmmaker Perry Ogden in collaboration with creative fashion director Paula Hughes. This beautifully cr …
Fí – Fashion Film featured in the Irish Times Magazine
‘Perry Ogden’s new short film showcases Irish models in Irish landscapes wearing Irish design’ Deirdre Mc Quillan
#WearingIrish Winners Announced
Installing a leather wall in the ‘Dublin Landings’ development with GEM Joinery.
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 …
Promo Video for Mercedes-Benz Feature
Check out the promotional video for the first episode of Mercedes-Benz feature on De Bruir. https://youtu.be/psPfS5xvIQo
Around the Studio
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.
Mercedes-Benz visit the Workshop
It’s a pleasure to have the DE BRUIR Sports Bag included within the Marvel Room at Brown Thomas.
CARA MAGAZINE – AerLingus
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. …
Mercedes-Benz feature with MyVan.com
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.
A new addition
Developing a simple wrap to hold tech cables and passport.
An Irish Times feature on the workshop
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.
An early experiment with our pattern
This circular gallery bench features our signature pattern creating the surface of the seat.
Image Interiors Magazine
Thank you to Lauren Heskin for the writing. Photography by Ruth Maria Murphy and Peter Rowan.
Hoodie and Aviator Bag
Experimenting with the quilted pattern in a Hoodie design. Worn here with the Aviator Bag. SaveSave SaveSave
Macbook Cover and Trays
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.
Stitched construction on the rear of the leather Bow-Ties
Demonstration during the Jameson Christmas Craft Market
Gentlemans weekend accessories
Phone, Wallet, Bow-Tie and Toilet Bag
Design Chain Reactions Visit
Passing my portrait in Dublin Airport Terminal 1
The studio is part of a Design & Crafts Council of Ireland feature in the Arrivals Hall in Dublin Airport.
Leather Table and Chair Design
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.
Craft series launch
Design & Crafts Council of Ireland feature
Showcase Catalogue for Year of Irish Design. Photography by Peter Rowan.
Valet Bags for Jameson Guests
Machine stitching valet bags. Laser engraved with the Jameson logo.
Feature in UK Complex
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
Featured on Juxtapoz.com
http://www.juxtapoz.com/current/meeting-ireland-s-master-craftsmen Special thanks to James Tennant and Robert Self
Waxed Coat design
An early version of the Racing Coat and messenger bag. Also with a leather scarf.