Marlene Wessels

Art Director Marlene Wessels' unerring creative eye and serious crafty streak make her a gifted designer, as well as an inspired stylist and sharp photo editor. This super-skilled South African-turned-Dubliner masterminds the beautiful photoshoots that make each issue of Image Interiors & Living.
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fire pits

LIVING

Set the right garden mood with these 6 outdoor fire pits (suitable for Irish weather)

Who knows what the weather, or this pandemic, will do next. One thing we know is we're going…

By Marlene Wessels

freestanding kitchens

LIVING

A fitted kitchen isn’t your only option: Here’s why freestanding units are a good idea

A freestanding kitchen gives you so much more flexibility than a standard fitted kitchen, allowing you to add…

By Marlene Wessels

dog-friendly holidays Ireland

LIVING

Dog-friendly holidays in Ireland: from Bangor to Wicklow

Bring the pooch with you on your vacay with one of these gorgeous dog-friendly holidays in Ireland, including…

By Marlene Wessels

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LIVING

Break out the barbecue with our top tips for cooking outdoors

Growing up in South Africa, braaing (barbecuing to the rest of us) is part of everyday life. So,…

By Marlene Wessels

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LIVING

Six simple ways to make your home cosy and ready for winter

Is anyone else ready for winter? For cosy fires and giant mugs of hot chocolate. When restrictions give…

By Marlene Wessels

summer interiors

LIVING

Summer interiors: Get your fix with the Instagrams of these stylish holiday spots

Tide yourself over until your next flight with the dream summer interiors Instagrams of these design-focused holiday spots.…

By Marlene Wessels

anne with an e interiors

LIVING

I’m in love with the house in Netflix’s Anne with an E

There's something about the scrubbed timber, white-washed walls and simple beauty of the Anne with an E interiors that has…

By Marlene Wessels

Camping list

EDITORIAL

Pack everything on this list for a successful camping holiday with kids

Camping with kids and a dog can be very relaxing, but only if you have the right gear.…

By Marlene Wessels

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EDITORIAL

Dreamy Instagram accounts if you’re in need of a mental holiday today

If the thought of being house- and city-bound for the foreseeable future is giving you seriously itchy feet,…

By Marlene Wessels

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EDITORIAL

5 deckchairs to lounge about the garden in

The sunny weather has arrived early – it is only mid-April after all – and frankly, none too…

By Marlene Wessels

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EDITORIAL

Planning a kitchen renovation in 2020? Here are some Irish kitchens for inspiration

Throughout 2019, Image Interiors & Living magazine has featured so many beautiful Irish kitchens that it is hard…

By Marlene Wessels

living rooms

EDITORIAL

Avoid those January blues with these gorgeous living rooms we photographed in 2019

In need of some interiors inspiration? Look no further than these gorgeous living rooms, from Dublin, Belfast and…

By Marlene Wessels

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