Lorna Ross is director of design at the Mayo Clinic’s Center for Innovation. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

I grew up in Dublin and went to NCAD back in the 1980s, and after my degree I stayed on to set up a fashion company, Francobolli. It seems a long way (...)

The houses on Ardlui Park, just off Blackrock’s Newtownpark Avenue, were built in the 1950s and 1960s, “just before people got greedy”, says the ow(...)

The doors and basements of Merrion Square, Dublin 2
Downstairs Dublin on Culture Night
  • People
  • September 12, 2015, 11:45

Next Friday night is Culture Night, and here at the Magazine we are doing our bit to bring the capital alive, with some help from our friends in Th(...)

‘All the features of old, with the convenience of new,” I’m told, as we look around 131 Tritonville Road in Dublin. From the outside the house (...)

What happens when an architect and a designer get together to design their own home? In the case of John McCarthy and Geraldine O’Brien, of McCarthy(...)

“I’ve been interested in design all my life” says Kenneth Jones, as I’m torn between admiring the view across the ornamental pond and lawns to the f(...)

You can just imagine coming home to Kilquade Hill after a busy day at the office: turning off the N11 and letting a sense of calm seep into your an(...)

Reached via a winding tree-lined avenue, it was the location that inspired Mitchel Barry to taken on the challenge of restoring Glanmire Rectory, whil(...)

You would expect an artist’s home to be done up with flair, and a certain sense of taste – both stylish and quirky. At Geraldine O’Neil’s house, on (...)

When it comes to houses along the Irish coastline, it’s easy to trot out clichés along the lines of inspirational views, but in the case of Brett M(...)