Twinkle, twinkle: the most common type of chandelier is what’s called the Dutch Gothic style,  says Don Ryan of Dungannon-based Ryan and Smith.

If you’ve ever been lucky enough to get a look inside Ballyfin, Kilkenny Castle or Áras an Uachtaráin, and glanced up at the chandeliers twinkling abo(...)

Lakeview, 18 Lakelands Park, Terenure, Dublin 6W.

Lakelands Park is a hidden gem off Templeogue Road in Terenure. It’s a quiet little cul-de-sac with just 30 period houses of different style(...)

Abbotsford: the back of the house

Number 70 Orwell Road, a detached, dual-entrance, villa-style Victorian property was purchased by its current owners in 2006 for €2.5 million. In Celt(...)


Armchairs Best in Class 1 This Arco seat by Spanish brand Masquespacio features tubular steel in a much more fun way that its very serious Bauhaus or(...)

‘In order to create an authentic cinematic experience, akin to going to the cinema, you should opt for a projector rather than a TV’

It is a sign of the times that interior designer Helen Turkington’s swish new showrooms in Sandyford features a luxurious cinema room that is secreted(...)

The new Helen Turkington showroom

What with its cafe-society Cathedral Quarter and its booming tourism scene, Belfast has been revamping itself as a style capital for some time. From t(...)

Interior designer Helen Turkington: opted for deep and restful blocks of colour

New homes construction is finally starting to gain momentum, and leading interior designer Helen Turkington is reaping the benefits by lending her sig(...)

The villa style house has a €150,000 extension housing the kitchen

When interior designer Helen Turkington and husband, property adviser Garvan Walsh, decided it was time to sell their Rathgar home, they looked at th(...)

Rae Feather of Rae Feather: “I go to London twice or three times a week – it’s only a short train ride away. From a creative perspective it allows me to absorb all the ideas from looking at people.”

Rae Feather came a roundabout way to the world of fashion and accessories. A native of Northern Ireland, she has been living in England for 31 years (...)

67 Coolnevaun, Stillorgan, Co Dublin

When the then newly-wed vendors bought 67 Coolnevaun 17 years ago they did a “cosmetic” job. Twelve years later they upped the ante and carried out(...)

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