Monday, January 12

Oh! It's Orla Kiely For Target!

I received some exciting news this week that one of my favorite Irish designers, Orla Kiely, has created a new, affordable designer home ware line for Target which will launch this February. I love the colors, patterns, and graphic design of Orla Kiely's work. She is regarded for her unique and immediately recognizable designs, which evolved through graphic patterns that celebrate her optimistic and upbeat spirit.


As down-to-earth as her designs are popular, Orla says the key to what drives her fixation on the evolution of a signature style, “My designs are based on quality and practicality,” said Orla Kiely. “Through my partnership with Target, I am able to share this vision with a much broader audience, providing them with great design at a great price.” The new Orla Kiely Target collection will include tumblers, mugs, serving trays, dinner plates, storage crates and totes, placemats, napkins, floor and seat cushoions, and some very adorable aprons! Look for it to launch this February at Target very soon!

64 comments:

Tamstyles said...

I am not familiar with her, but I look forward to seeing her designs in person.

coolhntr said...

I am dying to see more information on the items she will be offering. I am excited to see her products in person.

Blacklashes said...

ohhhh soo exciting, i want it all now!!! I especially love the storage jars and the Apron is gorgeous.

Joanna said...

That is great news! I can't wait to see the items in person. I have a dress of hers that I got on sale at Anthropologie and it's one of my favorite dresses I own.

Shelby said...

I love the apron! He style is so perfect for Target! Yay

Holly said...

this is GREAT news

ninainvorm said...

Oh swoon! I hope this will be available in Europe too! It looks really good and very much her 'signature style'.

Anonymous said...

Is this supposed to launch in December 2009?

Lauren said...

when you say this winter, do you mean early 2009, or really late 2009? i am so excited!!

Casey Dukes said...

Wheeeeee!!!!!! I'm so excited.

Michelle said...

can't wait. i am running straight for those large round canisters

sfgirlbybay said...

Sorry guys - the press release just said "Winter" so I expect it's very soon!

katie said...

sooooo excited! thanks for sharing this.

Anna at D16 said...

February 2009!

Victoria, did you receive a brochure for the collection? I want to see more photos!

Melissa said...

I love this! The apron is so cute, I was actually hoping it was a dress. Crazy, I know!

snow said...

OMG I LUV HER I am so excited thak you for this information ^_______^

debbie said...

ooh exciting! i want that apron :)

Anonymous said...

Orla please come to Canada already!

Anonymous said...

The product is due in stores in early February 2009

Delicate Creature said...

woohoo!

lisamarie said...

wow excellent news! I love her designs, and I think those pear canisters have a spot waiting for them in my kitchen.

steven mcvay said...

hello from london. where orla kiely stuff is so accessible to me, but its quite expensive, so to know its going to be in one of my favorite shops when i come to your amazing county fills me with joy, im coming to california soon and have already planned which target im going to..hurrahhh....

pigeon.toed said...

target is so amazing...i seriously can't wait!

sunny said...

oh my gosh..I'm soooo happy to hear this news!!! Can early February (when the products will be in the stores) arrive fast enough for me?!!

I wish she'd sell some of her bags at Target as well. THAT would make me positively faint.

Making it Lovely said...

Oh, yay!

Denise Smith said...

And just as I will pay off Christmas....

Ashley said...

I think it's February. http://askdzign.blogspot.com/2008/12/orla-kiely-for-target.html

cindy : quaint said...

i am totally psyched!

Anonymous said...

super news. also i think she is irish not english...

lcasio said...

Yep Anon, Orla is Irish alright.

ridge said...

Everyone's so excited!!!! Can't wait to pick up everything! Target just keeps bringing out the best artists

sfgirlbybay said...

Duly noted! Thank you for the correction - I will fix it right away! :)

jojo yeung said...

It is the most exciting things I have heard in these months! :D I simply cannot wait!

RachelDenbow said...

I had to go change my pants when I saw this on AT!
No, really, I'm that excited.

And all of her kitchen items match my kitchen colors so well!

sfgirlbybay said...

Rachel! They made me snort laugh! :)

sfgirlbybay said...

Anna - sorry I missed your question - yes I received a press kit and a disk with photos - tons. It's very cute stuff!!

MODsquad said...

Ah...wonderful news!! Love her designs!

Anonymous said...

Does anyone know if it's pronounced KY-lee or KEE-ly?

MadgeMc said...

I've seen it. I want it. It's so darn sweet. But my local Target was ALMOST SOLD OUT! Act quickly, my dears. Act quickly.

Underfunded Heiress said...

Oooh, I love it! Can't wait until it's in the store.

blue moss said...

woo hoo......i can't wait...

honeywest said...

I think your mistaken MadgeMc, this line is not in stores until February 1st. Where are you located?

I am very excited about this, I have a few of her pieces purses and I am always being complimented on them.

Anonymous said...

thank you for this information! i love her designs.

Dee Beale said...

Beautiful designs.

Mer said...

I'm pretty sure I'm going to need that apron, the pear canisters and the candy tray! Must..go...today...Woo hoo!

The Clever Pup said...

Living in Canada, my only exposure to target is Kristen Wiig with her SNL spoof.

"Scented Caaaayndles! I didn't know we had scented caaayndles."

tara said...

oh i hope she'll do bags, wallets, luggage, stationary... love her stuff, such a fan!

Michelle said...

I die! I was anticipating this would happen after dwell collaborated with Target. can't wait to snag some of this.

315thomas said...

oh wow, love these designs. can't wait to see them in person at target!

Tina said...

get out! I have a feeling there's going to be a frenzy at Target soon!

Jessamyn Harris said...

this is sooo exciting, I can't wait! :)

the b-line said...

Trying to catch my breath! This is very exciting!

Madge Mc said...

Lovely patterns. The pears remind me of some of the motifs from Fresh Cut fabrics. Or Amy Butler. But, beautiful colors and lovely pattern combos. Modern, yet retro.

Target continues to keep the great stuff coming {no, I don't work there}.

Good-Grace said...

This is soooo exciting! :) I'll bet it's going to be a mad house. (Kind of like when Stella McCartney did a line for Target-Australia & it sold out almost immediately.)

gigegy said...

wwwweeeee!

tula said...

gasp! i anticipate quite the mad rush on these puppies!

Ana said...

Can it be February now? Please.

jenniferz said...

OH MY GOD!!!!

This is going to sell out in five minutes, if not less. The good items in the John Derian line never seemed to be restocked in any of my three local Targets, and Orla Kiely is a designer better known in the US. Hopefully the collaboration will live up to the quality of her other goods and hopefully Target will produce more of the items than usual. More happy customers would mean more profit for Target!

Irene Carole said...

oh boy oh boy oh boy!!! i'm sooo excited. Orla Kiely's prints and patterns are my absolute favorite. Now they'll be affordable and at Target!! I simply can not wait!!! Thanks for sharing the news!!!

Keyse said...

This is the best news all day ! Thanks :)

Anonymous said...

Yeah, Can't wait ot check this line out. Orla

*gemmifer* said...

I hit the jackpot this past weekend! I now own the small and medium canisters (large was just too large for me), serving tray, potholder, dish towels, laundry bag, flower tumblers, and storage bins. It sounds like too much, but the patterns are all so varied that it won't look like my entire apartment has been Orla-ized!

And Anonymous, her last name is pronounced Ky-lee. I used to think it was Kee-lee, but it's not :)

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modern-furniture-guy said...

Target is sooo Retro these days.