This weekend, trendsetting homeowners, homemovers, and home improvers are set to descend on the RDS to draw inspiration from the permanent tsb Ideal Home Show running from Friday, 27th – Monday, 30th October. With over 230 top quality suppliers participating together with expert advice from the architectural, interiors, and renovation world, this highly anticipated autumn show is expected to attract even larger crowds over the four-day weekend.
Attendees can expect daily talks from expert speakers discussing current trends in home and design, offering tips and advice for home homeowners, whilst the beautifully designed Showhouse, created by one of Ireland’s most talented Interior Designers Collette Ward, showcases how to seamlessly incorporate these trends into the home. Other highlights include free architectural advice, information on remodelling and redesigning, the latest in kitchens and bathrooms, the most up-to-date in technology and gadgets and much, much more.
There are a number of different areas at the permanent tsb Ideal Home Show no matter what part of the home you're seeking to renovate, update or completely rework your favourite rooms. Some of the weekend highlights include:
permanent tsb Centre
Are you in the process of considering buying a home but are uncertain about where to get mortgage advice? Or are you unsure of your eligibility for a loan?
As headline sponsor, the permanent tsb team will be on hand to help with all your financial questions, which could range from mortgages, home insurance, current accounts, personal loans, credit cards and savings accounts. In addition, the team will be able to provide mortgage and home improvement loan approval in principle in just 15 minutes at their stand, so if you’re looking to improve your home or buy a new one, make sure to visit, at stand N60.
With the extremely talented Collette Ward of Collette Ward Interiors at the helm, this Autumn’s Showhouse offers an instant WOW factor. Collette, who has over 20 years in the business and countless spectacular home makeovers under her belt, has created an environment that is luxurious, timeless and comfortable. This is not to be missed
Colourtrend Interior Design Forum
Are you in search of new ideas for an upcoming renovation project? Make sure to check out the seven specially designed room sets created by seven interior designers from around Ireland who will be on hand to offer any advice you need. Colourtrend will also have a pop-up shop with a selected range of colour samples available to purchase.
The Irish Times Homes Interiors Fair
Kathryn Thomas, Anna Daly and Roisin Lafferty
If you care about the better things in life – your home is likely to be a priority. Comfort, colour, functionality and space are key to ensuring that your home is something that gives you pleasure and which enhances your wellbeing. The Irish Times Home Interiors Fair is about helping you on a lifelong journey from your first home of your own, to family living and personal fulfilment.Architect Declan O Donnell, QS Patricia Power, Interior Designer Roisin Lafferty from KLD, TV3’s Anna Daly, RTE’s Kathryn Thomas & Conor Pope are a selection of personalities that will be speaking on this stage over the weekend.
The Irish Times Home & Design Theatre
As this event is all about ideas and inspiration for the home, leading creative experts will share their ideas and their experiences with homeowners in the specially built Irish Times Home & Design Theatre located in the heart of The Irish Times Home Interiors Fair. Talks will include the latest ideas on interior design and décor, new home design, extending your home, colour choices, lighting, use of space and garden design.
The RIAI Build & Extend Theatre
Looking for advice on your home extension, remodelling project or new build? Look no further than the RIAI panel of experts who will each day discuss the topics of extending, remodelling and building. No matter how big or small your project – a registered architect will assist you on the potential of your home.
For any homeowners planning to extend, renovate or build a new home, the first port of call must be to talk to a professional architect. Take this opportunity to meet with members of The Royal Institute of the Architects of Ireland and at least 10 architectural practices exhibiting, all of whom will be on hand to provide free of charge consultations.
Health and Wellness Pavilion
Bestselling Cookery Author, Chef Adrian will be taking to the stage three times daily to showcase how to create delicious healthy dishes from his number one cookbook ‘Fakeaway’. Whilst Operation Transformation and Pure Results Bootcamp creator Kathryn Thomas, will also be on hand to offer her tips for a healthy and fit lifestyle.
Ideal Energy and Technology
Learn all about the latest in technology and gadgets from the team of experts. Did you know that you can now open your door from your phone? All this and more of the latest in home technology will be displayed throughout the weekend. You can also speak with the SEAI who will provide advice on energy savings and energy grants on stand No.Q30.
Kitchens & Bathrooms
The kitchen is often considered the heart of the home, whilst bathrooms can often provide a much-needed relaxation sanctuary. There will be a vast range of kitchen and bathroom brands showcasing their concepts and designs over the weekend including Christoff Kitchens and Sonas Bathrooms, all of whom will offer expert advice on how to improve or update your existing kitchen and bathroom.
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