The interior of this penthouse in Barcelona, Spain is an example of efficient use of a very compact space, offering comfort, form and function in equal measure

With nearly one in four Dublin city dwellers now living in apartments, compact living is something that is becoming the norm for urban dwellers. I’ve (...)

Making your exterior oasis just as cosy as your family room will ensure you get the most use out of the space

With the glimmer of summer comes the anticipation of spending more time outside. The memory of last year’s glorious summer brings more hope than previ(...)

Before and after: a dull, cluttered room is transformed ...

I love spending time on and in my garden. It’s a rolling project that shifts and evolves each year as the garden matures. Some things have worked and (...)

The easiest way to transform a room is with a lick of paint. The right colour can brighten, add depth and even enhance your mood. With so many shad(...)

Aoife’s room before . . .

I heard a great word recently: “floordrobe”. On one morning nudging my way into work in the car listening to the radio, listeners were asked to send i(...)

Sort It: stealing space

This is going to sound terribly practical but an issue many of my clients struggle with is finding space to dry laundry inside during the winter mo(...)

At VMware’s EMEA headquarters ahead of the it@cork Tech Tuesday event were (from left) John Dolan, vice president global technical support at VMware, Cian Kennedy of Laya Healthcare, and Sarah Walsh of it@cork European Tech Cluster

The it@cork European tech cluster is hosting a tech talk with VMware’s EMEA chief technology officer Joe Baguley in Cork County Hall tomorrow. The tal(...)

A bedroom should be a place of tranquillity, a room to relax in and a retreat from the hustle and bustle. If you're planning to redecorate your(...)