Liam Flynn has been making wood vessels in his Co. Limerick studio for 25 years. His work has evolved over the course of his career from smaller explorations of open vessels to his current work exploring volume, shape and line. His works are a regular feature on the international circuit marking him as one of the most accomplished wood turners of recent times.
Today, visually impaired craftsmen attach each individual bundle of bristles to the base of the brush with their steady hands, just like they used to in the 19th century. The result? Beautiful, functional and much coveted brushes which also help make everyday life that little brighter. Iris Hantverk is a Swedish organisation that has been employing blind and visually impaired people to make high quality household items since 1903.