A brand new editor, a?bumper?outdoor living special and 30+ pages of beautiful homes - our brilliant new May-June issue has all the ingredients for an endlessly satisfying read...
Summer is almost upon us, and we've been feeling the fun of the season, filling the pages of our fabulous?new issue with vibrant hues and tropical touches.
In?our moreish?May-June?issue, we tour a?traditional Dublin redbrick updated with a?trendy?extension, a cool creative bungalow in the wilds of Wexford and the artful London'townhouse of interior designer and museum advisor Harriet Anstruther.
We exclusively reveal Jo Malone's new limited edition range, Summer Afternoon, a collaboration with?artist and wallpaper designer Marthe Armitage. A Chelsea School of Art graduate who started creating?lino-cut wallpapers in the 1950's after marrying and having children, Martha?hand-designed the packaging for the line. Also, she's our new hero.
Our 20+ page outdoor living special takes in the best of outdoor dining wares,?a master-class?in how to grow a gorgeously low-maintenance garden with Vandra Costello and some sumptuous summer recipes from our exclusive food shoot with Meath-based food photography and styling duo?A Fox in the Kitchen.?
In this issue we continue to champion Irish craft, with ?amonn O?Sullivan of Hewn taking us into his Westport workshop where he crafts utensils from fallen wood. We also chat to Carol-Anne Leyden of CA Design?about her design inspirations and?how she enjoys her downtime in Dublin.
Later, architecture, art and design journalist Kristina Raderschad treats us to an insider's guide to the emerging Budapest design scene, sharing the best spots to soak up architecture, interior design and "slow fashion" in the city.
And?if that whets your tastebuds for travel, food and wine aficionado and our new wine editor Aoife Carrigy takes us on a journey to Jerez in southern Spain to sample a classic sherry bodega in our Living section.
Plus we have the latest kitchen updates, bathroom beautifiers and sweet summer trends to seize...
The May-June 2016 issue of Image Interiors & Living is on shelves from Thursday?April 28, priced €3.99. Go get yours tomorrow!?