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14 Jun 2022

Lighting without Limits

Here are some of our favourite, compact and seriously stylish portable lamps, all available from Maven.
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14 Jun 2022

Lighting without Limits

Here are some of our favourite, compact and seriously stylish portable lamps, all available from Maven.
31 May 2022

A Field Trip to Field Day

It was a perfect, sunny Spring morning as I drove to Field Day HQ, nestled in the Co.Down countryside.  As I drove, I could see and smell the wildflowers...
31 May 2022

75 of the best independent Irish shops

Our best indie shops.  After two challenging years, Ireland's small retailers are back to thier eclectic best.  Our writers pick their 75 favourites.

Irish Independent, Weekend Magazine, 28 May...

10 May 2022

Sisters of Invention - Irish Tatler 8 May, 2022

Patricia McGinnis of Maven interiors store in Belfast talks to Brenda McCormick about collaborations, connections and the joy of beautiful things.

Irish Tatler, 8 May 2022

10 May 2022

Thirty of the best online homeware shops - Sunday Times 13 March, 2022

Thirty of the best online homeware shops - Sunday Times 13 March, 2022
07 May 2022

At Home - Emily's House

For today's At Home, we speak to Emily about her simple, pared-back home. Can you believe two little ones live in this house?!  Emily's home is a great example...
27 Jan 2022

The Bonbon Shade by Ana Kraš

Serbian born, New York based artist Ana Kraš' Bonbon shades are made using an original technique to create textured, one of a kind pieces.  
23 Dec 2021

At Home - Aoife's House

We have been so impressed with how Aoife has transformed her home over the last while.  It's a real testament to how, with a thoughtful and considered approach, it...
09 Nov 2021

Why this room works

I’ve been trying to drill down into why some rooms work for me and why some just don’t.  Obviously, this is a perfect example of the former. I cannot...
03 Nov 2021

New at MAVEN: Le Chéile

Introducing Le Chéile to Maven.  We talked to Niamh and Cara, the women behind the brand, to hear all about how it all started and what they do.  Available in...
17 Oct 2021

My Belfast - Cathy McFadden

Our friend Cathy offa shares some of the things she likes to do and places she likes to visit when she returns home to Belfast.  We never fail to...

08 Sep 2021

At Home - The Bustling Family Home

In our latest At Home installment we are privileged to be invited into Deborah's wonderful home.  There is so much for us to feast our eyes on here and it is...
01 Sep 2021

Quilton Sofa by Doshi Levien for HAY

A brand new modular sofa from London based design duo Doshi Levien for Hay.
31 Aug 2021


Introducing Bornn to Maven:
Contemporary enamelware made using artisan skills in Turkey.

13 Aug 2021

New at Maven: FAWE

Introducing FAWE to MAVEN:

More newness at Maven!  This week we're introducing FAWE to the Maven family. Established in 2018, FAWE’s manufacturing process consists of traditional metal smithing...

06 Aug 2021

New at Maven: Donna Wilson

Introducing Donna Wilson to MAVEN:

Donna Wilson has been designing, manufacturing and distributing her curious creatures, luxurious lambswool cushions, knitwear and ever-expanding collection of home accessories since 2003.

05 Aug 2021

Design Destinations

Ferm Living, one of our favourite brands, recently put together a list of Design Destinations across the world.  As one of only four chosen from across the UK and...
03 Aug 2021

At Home - The Dublin Apartment

We met the lovely Cathy through the shop.  When Cathy comes to visit family in Belfast she calls in to say hello to the Maven gang with her adorable...
23 Jul 2021

A Green Home

Whether you prefer to pop a few beautiful blooms in a vase or you've gone full on plant person, we've got a selection of vessels and vases to help you...
09 Jul 2021

Maven Summer Holidays

Just a heads up that our Belfast shop will close on Saturday 10th July at 5pm and will reopen on Tuesday 20th July at 10am.  Our Summer Sale...

28 Jun 2021

At Home - The Shopkeeper's Apartment

Today, we have a nosey inside Catherine's home. Catherine is one of the Maven sisters.  She shares some photos of her home and a little about making changes at...
03 May 2021

New Makers: Annadale Brickworks

Established by craftsman, Clive Fiddis, Annadale Brickworks is a ceramics studio set within the urban fabric of Belfast. Pop into Maven to check out the full collection. 
15 Mar 2021

At Home - The Artist's Home

Today we visit Esther O'Kelly at home in Belfast.  Originally from Wexford, Esther is a visual artist and a founding member of Vault Artist Studios, a community of over a...
22 Feb 2021

At Home - The Tiny House

Since I read ‘The Life Changing Magic of Tidying’ by Marie Kondo and continued to subscribe to many of the lessons years later, I’ve been fascinated by people who...
15 Feb 2021

The iconic GUBI Multi-Lite Pendant now available in black brass.

04 Feb 2021

Introducing the Passage Collection by KRØYER-SÆTTER-LASSEN for Menu.

27 Jan 2021

At Home - The House in the Glebe

Taking inspiration from the stone barn that was already on the site when the owners came across it, the House in the Glebe takes advantage of stunning panoramic views...
27 Nov 2020

Made in Ireland Gift Edit - 10 gifts to suit every budget

08 Nov 2020

Derek Wilson Ceramics X MAVEN: The Sea Series

Like so many people, Catherine and I have taken solace in the sea since the Covid 19 restrictions changed all of our lives.  One day, in the very...

05 Nov 2020

It's about time we had a new playlist...

We can't quite believe that Autumn is upon us and October is so close. With news of further restrictions and a return to working from home for some of...

27 Oct 2020

At Home - The Turf Shed

This former turf shed in Donegal is a much-loved hideaway for in demand photographer Sarah Fyffe, her husband and two small children. 

28 Sep 2020

At Home - The Wabi Sabi home

With lockdowns and restrictions all around us, our worlds have become smaller.  To settle myself and make peace with it all, I’m trying to focus on what I can do and appreciate rather...

06 Aug 2020

New Hours + New Things

Hello!  As of next week we’ll be open Tuesday -Saturday from 10am-5pm each day.  We’ll be opening the upstairs part of the shop from then too.  We thank you for your...

26 Jul 2020

Staycation Inspiration (and a discount code!)

With so much confusion around the travel guidelines, it seems that a staycation will be the focus of most of our holidays this summer.  And with so much to...

23 Jul 2020

A Balm for the Mind

A salvation during these recent months has been to get out into the fresh air.  There really is nothing like a walk to ‘get your head showered’.  During the quiet periods...

09 Jul 2020

July Bank Holiday Closure

Our Summer Sale finishes this Saturday the 11th July. We have 10% off all in-stock items and 15% off furniture, lighting and rug orders - including outdoor!

25 Jun 2020

String Shelving - Now at Maven

MAVEN is now an official retailer of the iconic String brand. String is a versatile and stylish shelving system designed by the Swedish architects Nisse and Kalsa Strinning in...
15 Jun 2020

Summer sale NOW ON

We're delighted to re-open our doors tomorrow and launch our summer sale! We have 10% off in stock accessories and 15% off all furniture, lighting and rug orders, with reductions...
11 Jun 2020

Opening Our Doors

So… when we closed our doors, just over 12 weeks ago, we were shell-shocked and scared and we had no idea what the future held for Maven. We panicked, we...
03 Jun 2020

Lockdown: At Home - Annie

Hi, my name is Annie and I’m a project assistant for a construction company.

01 Jun 2020

Lockdown: At Home - Deborah

My name is Deborah Sloan and I work as a lecturer at Ulster University.

31 May 2020

Lockdown: At Home - Patricia

I’m Patricia and I own Maven, along with my sister Catherine.

30 May 2020

Lockdown: At Home - Wendy

Wendy Crawford and I’m the owner of Scout, an independent store based in Dublin selling carefully sourced apparel, homewares and Irish Design.

29 May 2020

Lockdown: At Home - Sharon

Hi! I’m Sharon Watson and I’m a Hair and Make Up Artist. I work in the Film and Television Industry and I also have a salon space...

28 May 2020

Lockdown: At Home - Lucia

My name’s Lucia and I'm currently a stay a home mum and a part-time wedding musician.

27 May 2020

Lockdown: At Home - Lucy

My name is Lucy and I live just outside Edinburgh. I am currently a full time mum to 18 month twins.
26 May 2020

Lockdown: At Home - David

I’m David and I’m a Project Manager. 
25 May 2020

Lockdown: At Home - Sarah

I’m Sarah, and I own the Little Pink Kitchen, a small catering company in based in Belfast.
24 May 2020

Lockdown: At Home - Eve

Hi my name is Eve and I work as an Executive Office Manager for TBL International, the company that runs Titanic Belfast.  I am very much missing walking into that amazing...
23 May 2020

Lockdown: At Home - Celeste

My name is Celeste, I accidentally give everyone too much information and sling some spro* at Coffee & Cactus with Caitlin.
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