Open up your hallways to give a proper welcome to your home

Hallways are typically narrow features in most Irish houses that serve as thoroughfares, but
Carol O’Callaghan argues that this underrated area of the home doesn’t get the attention it deserves

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Cook up a storm with a kitchen facelift

Whatever your budget, there are ways to upgrade your kitchen this summer. Kya deLongchamps gives us some seasoned tips to refresh your space

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Interior's wishlist: Pocket-sized printers and ice-cold coffees

Esther N McCarthy’s picks this week include pocket-sized printers and ice-cold coffees.

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Vintage View: Celebrating 70 years of the microwave

Kya deLongchamps celebrates 70 years of the ‘high-frequency dielectric heating apparatus’ or the microwave oven

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Art that’s easy on the pocket at Whyte’s and de Veres

Collectable yet affordable Irish work is going for sale online, says Des O’Sullivan

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Old Masters prove a big draw

Classic paintings by Guardi and Turner sold for huge money in London, writes Des O’Sullivan

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Everything you need to know to be the perfect Airbnb host

Airbnb is the new version of taking in lodgers but it is becoming increasingly competitive. From mattresses to pillows and linens, Carol O’Callaghan gives the lowdown on how to stay ahead of the crowd.

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Wrapped up in stylish Silke

Ciara Silke: Textile designer

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Home office work spaces can be light and practical

From under-stair nooks for the spatially challenged to spliced-off sleeper spaces, Kya deLongchamps helps identify that perfect perch for your home office PC

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War mementos to go under the hammer in London

Poignant objects from the Zulu War and battles at home are up for sale, writes Des O’Sullivan

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Vintage View: The works of William Frend de Morgan

From arabesque to Renaissance romance, Kya deLongchamps celebrates the reach and skill of Arts and Crafts visionary William Frend de Morgan

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Throwing shapes is a ceramicist’s lot

Design/Life with Adam Frew, ceramicist

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Hot alfresco affairs for a BBQ summer

Sam Wylie-Harris celebrates the picnic and BBQ season with some must-haves pieces of cool kit

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Interior's wishlist: Earthy, outdoorsy summer living

 Esther N McCarthy is all about the earthy, outdoorsy elements of high summer living.

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A feast for the eyes at London’s Masterpiece

The masters are the highlights of a stunning fair in London, writes Des O’Sullivan

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Work by artist James Mahony at auction

‘The Blessing of the Fleet’ is a highlight of sale, says Des O’Sullivan

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Vintage view: A look back at the Tiffany lamp

Kya deLongchamps explores the beauty of the Tiffany lamp and the surprising role played by women crafters in the firm’s glass workshop

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The dos and don'ts of being a guest and hosting one

Being a house guest or host can be fun, but there are rules for both parties, writes Carol O’Callaghan

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Five top trends for a summer makeover

Carol O’Callaghan picks five top trends for a summer makeover

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Investing in decent lighting, natural or otherwise, will brighten up your home

Kya deLongchamps says that when it comes to shining a light on your home, you should invest in the best quality you can afford

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Don’t be afraid to follow your gut

Maure Culbert: Interior designer and colour consultant to Colourtrend Paints

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Finding a balance between interior and exterior materials for your home

The balance between exterior and interior is at its most obvious when it comes to materials, writes Des Breen, as he delves into a thumping tome on the retro-minimal world of MR Architecture + Decor

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