Ilse Crawford

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Put the space under your stairs to good use. Photograph: Getty Images

A few weeks ago, while visiting the author John Boyne’s vast bachelor pad, I learned the meaning of the word “envy” afresh. I bit down on my tongue as(...)

Ruth Monaghan at home in Sandymount, Dublin: “I love texture and colour and Nordic simplicity and I believe that a home should be really comfortable and warm.” Photograph: Eric Luke

From Rosses Point in Sligo, florist Ruth Monaghan began her career in television production after studying commerce in DCU, experience that stood to (...)

Jonathan Legge with Jasper Morrisson chair. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Having trained as a furniture designer, Jonathan Legge set up Makers & Brothers with his brother, Mark, in 2011. The website has become an intern(...)

Garrett O’Hagan with the chair he has designed  in conjunction with Alex Guflev, an Italian designer based in Vienna. It’s called Aran. Photograph: Alan Betson

Garrett O’Hagan has been long associated with bringing modern international furniture to Ireland. His interest in design grew from an early age, when (...)

Ett Hem, in Stockholm: “feels just like you’re staying at your (very stylish) friend’s home”

After decades of designers borrowing style ideas from hotel interiors it’s a relief to see that the tables have finally turned. Nowadays homeliness(...)