Annie Atkins

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Adirondack chairs in summer tones.  Photograph: Getty

Make your own Adirondack chair There’s something about the Adirondack chair that shouts summer: its sloping slat back and armrests wide enough to tak(...)

Simon Fujiwara’s  The Humanizer, which is at the Irish Museum of Modern Art until August 28th.  Photograph: Ruth Medjber/Ruthless Imagery

On this week’s show, we discuss the new Assassin’s Creed film with one of its writer Michael Lesslie. Together with artist Simon Fujiwara, Lesslie has(...)

Actor Brian Gleeson: been confirmed for the series which begins shooting in the summer and will air in the first quarter of next year

  RTÉ has announced details of a five-part television drama series which will be the centrepoint of its Easter Rising commemoration schedu(...)

 Actor Liam Neeson, who will narrate the Easter Rising documentary The Irish Rebellion. The   documentary’s premier will be simulcasted in Irish embassies across the world to local audiences.  Photograph: Andrew H Walker/Getty Images

A €2.8 million documentary that will be the centrepiece of the television coverage of the Easter Rising centenary will be screened simultaneously in I(...)

Go big or go home: the Swedish agency Forsman & Bodenfors got Jean-Claude Van Damme to do the splits in its Volvo trucks ad

The devil is in the detail Annie Atkins’s talk on the Friday evening of Offset was a riveting lesson in professionalism and detail. Atkins played a pr(...)

Annie Atkins: “I was born in Wales, though my Mum’s Irish. Dad was a graphic designer and from the time I was little, I wanted to be one too.”

From writing death warrants for Henry VIII, to forging CIA documents, to making a new kind of biscuit, Dublin-based Annie Atkins (34) is an award- (...)

Winners for Best Production Design for The Grand Budapest Hotel Adam Stockhausen (Production Design) and Anna Pinnock (Set Decoration) at the 87th Oscars. Photograph: AFP.

Annie Atkins has said she slept through the news of her team’s prestigious award. The Dublin-based graphic designer was part of the team that won an (...)

A Le Cool cover featuring the Pigeon House by Brendan McCarey

‘It was too late and we were too tired to carry out our project of visiting the Pigeon House. We had to be home before four o’clock lest our advent(...)

Icelandic musician Silla

‘Art has a value and a power in wild places,” says artist Luke Franklin of 4 Bothies, during one of the talks at this year’s Drop Everything on Ini(...)