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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(...)

Skerries locals have devised a rota to protect their trees from Fingal County Council.

Residents of Skerries, north Co Dublin are maintaining a rota of protestors, who are on “chain saw patrol” and attempting to prevent the felling of ma(...)

FRIDAY, OCTOBER 28th 1pm: Introduction to the Irish Times Home & Design theatre by Irish Times journalist Orna Mulcahy followed by the first tal(...)

Elizabeth Francis loves the oval shape of her white Kartell table

Elizabeth Francis grew up in Co Donegal and studied architecture at UCD. After graduation she went to work in Paris. There she met Mario Cucinella, a(...)

Ciara O’Toole: In Italy many of her friends were restoring aircraft, salvaging parts and giving them “a second lease of life”. That second chance idea chimed with her and turned into a business plan

Ciara O’Toole is an adventurous spirit who left a career in marketing to live in Lake Como with her husband in 2007. Six months later the marriage (...)

Have you ever looked at something particularly tacky, impossibly wrong or just weird and thought “someone actually designed that”? Good design make(...)

A  campaign to re-erect a sea pole in Skerries, Co Dublin, as a memorial to lost sailors, has attracted the support of thousands of locals. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons/The Irish Times

A campaign to re-erect a sea pole in Skerries, Co Dublin, as a memorial to lost sailors, has attracted the support of thousands of locals. (...)