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Image / Editorial

Interiors: Top Reads from 2016


By IMAGE Interiors & Living
20th Dec 2016

From incredible extensions and covetable kitchens?to top tips on extending and upgrading, it’s been a colourful and creative year. To ensure?you’re inspired all the way into 2017, Nicolina Patin has gathered together our most popular reads.

1. Could This Quaint Co Clare Cottage Be Crowned Home of the Year?
Our most popular post in 2016 was this charming contender for?Home of the Year. ?Emma Hogan and Andrew Hershey ?transformed their 100-year-old cottage in county Clare into a colourful countryside retreat, extending and adding double-height ceilings. See the finished home?here.

Home of the Year - Series 2 RT? One Episode 5 - Thursday March 31st Andrew Hearsey and Emma Hogan

2.?VOTE! In Our Design Awards
Did you pick the winner? Thousands of votes have been counted, the results are in and the winners of the Image Interiors & Living Design Awards are revealed?in the January-February 2017 issue. Here’s?a reminder of the shortlist.

Top reads from 2016

3.?Our 11 Coolest Irish Cookspaces of 2015 to Inspire Your 2016 Kitchen Makeover
A round-up of 2015’s most?colourful and creative kitchens?was our third most popular post. See 2016’s best kitchens here.

Top reads from 2016

4.?Take a Tour of This Beautifully Eclectic Dublin 4 Home
Eclectic perfection, take a peek inside Ruth and Simon Forsyth’s Dublin?home, a treasure trove of kitschy, unique pieces. Ruth writes about the joy of collecting and her aversion to de-cluttering in the January-February 2017 issue.

Top reads from 2016

5.?A Period Extension That Pulls Out All The Stops
An 1840s Victorian home on a narrow plot received a modern makeover courtesy of architect and Home of the Year judge Declan O’Donnell. See the stunning finished product here.

Top reads from 2016

6.?How To: Spring-Clean Like a Pro
Get a jump start on spring cleaning with?tips from organising and decluttering guru, Sarah Reynolds of Organised Chaos.

Top reads from 2016

7.?An Architect’s Guide to Planning the Perfect Extension
If you are considering a renovation in 2017, read our expert advice from architect Stephen Musiol of Dublin practice, Small Spaces.

Top reads from 2016

Thanks for reading. See you all in 2017!