Streetscape scarf: Sarah Swan’s Cuba-themed scarf is produced in Italy and digitally printed on fine cotton

Plyhouse can be anything you want The furniture and lighting designer Leo Scarff has come up with a clever multifunctional wooden structure – the Ply(...)

Ollie West in Dead Centre’s Hamnet.  Photograph:  Gianmarco Bresadola

Hamnet Peacock Theatre, Dublin ★★★★★ Who haunted Shakespeare when he wrote Hamlet? A play so steeped in death, full of demanding fathers, hapless son(...)

Monsoon Home collection

HOME INSPIRATION FROM AWAY Fashion brand Monsoon is venturing into homewares with a collection that is simply called Home but that takes its inspirat(...)

Adrian Coen’s vegetable storage unit, €670

Roche Bobois, 10 years in Ireland Ten years ago, before Ireland fell off a financial cliff, husband and wife team John and Dorothy Power opened a fla(...)

6 Brookfield Road, Kilmainham, Dublin 8: Larger than it looks from the outside

When it comes to city living, small is the new smart. With house prices on the rise, square footage at a premium and a plethora of television programm(...)

Sleeper lot: “Italian school” had a guide of €500-€800 but made €120,000 at Adam’s

Sunday, April 9th Adam’s, 26 St Stephen’s Green, Dublin 2. Last weekend’s At Home auction hit the headlines when Lot 160, an apparently unremarkable (...)

Smeg kitchen mixer designed by Dolce & Gabbana which will be available from December

Kitchen couture In a world where large appliances are still known as white goods fashion designers Dolce & Gabbana’s 2016 collaboration with Smeg(...)

The new nostalgia from M&S: Ruby 5 light cluster, €169; ruby table lamp, €53; Hayward side table, €339; round lace place mat (of 2) €21; Marigold tumbler (of 4) €35; Pippa floral bed linen, €67 per set.

When you hear that 1970s’ style is 2017’s biggest news in home decor, don’t despair: you don’t have to go down the road of gingham upholstery and plug(...)

Finishing touches: interiors company Neptune can help spruce up the guest room

Time, according to the philosopher Heraclitus, is a game played beautifully by children. But some adults play beautifully with it too. Ian Walton has (...)

The bar with sparkling carpet at Restaurant Patrick Guilbaud on Merrion Street in Dublin. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons

Flower power at Powerscourt You know how it goes: You see a picture in a magazine. You assemble the prescribed bits and bobs – twigs, wire-cutters, g(...)