Donegal Designer Makers, Ardara

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Art Gallery · Hidden Gem · Gift & Specialty Shop
Donegal Designer Makers shop in closed for the season and will re open March 2017

Donegal Designer Makers brings together some of the best designers and artisan craftpeople in the county.

Since it was founded in 2009 it has been dedicated to showcasing the work of the current exponents of a long tradition of excellence in craft and design in Donegal.

Membership of the network is carefully selected and acting as a collective facilitates exhibitions and workshops nationally and internationally.

The network comprises the work of acclaimed and established makers alongside the work of new and emerging designer makers. Bringing a rich variety of craft and design outcomes together including wood, basketry, ceramics, jewellery, textiles, batik and photography.

Since forming the group have become recognised in the sector for its standards and creativity, the flair and individuality of its exhibitions and a professional approach to development and funding. We also lead in showing that good design need not always be expensive or imported as our members make work at all prices…… but only the highest quality.
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  • After walking a nearby beach, we had lunch here and then had a few minutes to look in the shops. This one is not to be missed. It is made up of arts and crafts for locals. Everything the shop was...  more »
  • We wandered in today and were so delighted with the shop. We got gifts to bring home to family—unique and beautiful things. The woman was so patient as I looked at jewelry and finally chose a lovely.....  more »
  • Beautiful shop in the heart of Ardara. Full of gorgeous local art, crafts and jewellery
  • Lovely warm reception, and beautiful pieces on sale.
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