Welcome to the playful issue! Our?May/June pages are brimming with fun ideas and bright colour palettes, plus a look inside some inventive and vibrant homes.
Kids’ Design Special
We’re focusing on fun and adorable ways to brighten kids’ spaces, with practical ideas on how to incorporate some childlike imagination into eat, sleep and play. Plus, be inspired some classic children’s stories with our literary mood pages.
Inside Dublin’s First Shipping Container Home
The Kelley family took on one of the most innovative and aesthetically interesting projects we’ve seen in some time. Visit Ringsend, and take a look inside this restful family home while discovering the story behind this unique build.
A Fairview Home with Serious Fun Factor
White walls and timber?floors hardly sound like the most exciting basis for a fun and fabulous home, but stylist Kate O’Dowd has combined clean lines and original details with pops of colour, humour and art to create a cheerful, comfortable home for her young family.
Gear?id Carvill of abgc architecture?on the rise of concrete, from a functional material to furnishing and finishings. With guidelines on how to introduce concrete throughout your home and garden, there’s concrete ideas aplenty to plunder.
We sit down with designer and artist Erin McClure to discover how this multi-talented creative developed her sustainable collection of star-inspired homewares, using recycled materials.
Weekend In Paris
Merci, Le Marais
Now is the time for a quick European escape, before the schools’ break, tourist numbers rocket and temperatures shoot up. And where better than a weekend in the French capital? There’s almost too much choice in Paris, but we’ve enlisted some experts for their guide to the best spots to eat, drink, sleep, shop and be merry.