“The quality of the woods is reflected in the quality of the pieces which are produced-and this simply adds to the value of owning a piece of furniture from one of Irelands true artist-craftspeople.”
Sunday Tribune, March 2008
“Stevan Hartung’s work is characterised by a purity of form, and materials are carefully selected for their qualities of contrast. Hartung’s respect for wood and his craftsmanship are evident in a design that is marked by restraint.”
Irish Arts Review, Design Portfolio, Summer 2008
“ Stevan Hartung’s furniture has the organic feel that’s popular in the Irish work, but at the same time has a precision and minimalism….combined with a paired down quality…. that we really loved.” Maureen Brampton, curator Bluecoats display center,Liverpool.
Nationwide, RTE, March 2008
“ [Stevan Hartung’s work shows] an engagement with the natural world, a finding of inspiration through the careful observation of patterns of growth; in the natural raw material used and of organic form…..and it is this deep engagement with the world around him that most defines[his work]for me.”Ann Mulrooney, curator, National Craft Gallery,Kilkenny
‘You’ll never walk alone’ exhibition catalogue, March 2008
“ These are the Heirlooms of the future” Pat Kenny, presenting furniture special featuring Hartung’s work.
Late Late Show, RTE, April 2007
“The work of Stevan Hartung shows a unique range of influences that sets it apart from the mainstream of Irish furniture design.”
Irish Arts Review, Design Portfolio, Winter 2006