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Truly Gifted: Laura Kinsella


By IMAGE
28th Oct 2016
Truly Gifted: Laura Kinsella

While their lives look frantic on Snapchat, exotic on Instagram, and they always seem to be doing something in the public eye, being successful involves more than just an enviable social profile. MELANIE MORRIS meets five of Ireland’s most prolific creative professionals and finds out what makes them tick.

Portraits by Anthony Woods. Still Lifes by Trevor Hart.?

LAURA KINSELLA, 33, DESIGNER/MILLER

HOBBIES/INTERESTS?

Music, gigs, playing, and fashion.

WHAT DO YOU USE YOUR PHONE FOR MOST?

Social media, emails and listening to music.

WHAT?S MOST IMPORTANT IN A PHONE, AND WHY?

Battery, as I’m always running around and need it to last. I like Samsung’s Fast Charge Battery Pack for exactly that reason. And a good camera is essential for social media.

READ MORE: Truly Gifted: Marissa Carter

ANY APP YOU LOVE THAT WE SHOULD KNOW ABOUT?

Pocket for saving articles to read later, and I really love Flipboard, so I can browse the internet like a magazine.

BEST CHRISTMAS PRESSIE EVER?

I think it might have been a sewing machine that I was given when I was eight.

Laura Kinsella

This article originally appeared in the November issue of IMAGE magazine, on shelves nationwide now.