Think about your home, from the outside-in, as a sunlit object sitting in the landscape. Where does the sun rise and fall around you?Read article
THERE are several forms of enamelling seen on antique items, including jewellery, but for my money guilloché, a relative newcomer, is the most luxurious and eye-catching.Read article
Don’t mind the Downward Dog, try the Downward Lion with this very cool Misaki Kawai yoga mat, €25 from Tiger Stores, Patrick St and Mahon Point, Cork, www.tiger-stores.ieRead article
ATKINSON AT SALE
Woodwards sale in Cork at 11am today is headed by a George Mounsey Wheatley Atkinson oil painting of the White Squadron. It is estimated at €40,000-60,000.
The influence of Cezanne can be clearly seen in Roderic O’Conor’s Still Life with Apples on a White Cloth.Read article
A Killarney table is among a number of lots of wide appeal to all sorts of collectors at the James Adam fine period interiors auction in Dublin at noon tomorrow.Read article
Des O’Sullivan gives the final rundown on the ground-breaking auction at Glanmire taking place on Tuesday.Read article
Kya deLongchamps says large to mid-scale wallpapers and murals are suited to just about every space, but she advises checking out the look with generous swatches at home first before sticking to a design that could be visually intrusive.Read article
Des Breen looks back at the life and work of the internationally-renowned architect, who died suddenly last month. During her lifetime she created a lot of controversy and was the first woman to win the Pritzker Prize.Read article
I harbour admiration for colour brave-hearts who embrace tones, shades and hues with gusto.Read article
Kya deLongchamps celebrates a bear of very little brain, but very large heart, with some collectables for your honey pot.Read article
DOZEN GAA MEDALS
A collection of 12, Co Cork Gaelic football medals will come up at Whyte’s Eclectic Collector sale, in Dublin, today.
1848 work illustrates the Queen’s Old Castle department store and is estimated at €2,500 says Des O’Sullivan.Read article
Des O’Sullivan previews the upcoming Woodward’s auction next week.Read article
I’m the regular recipient of new home interior books, some of which are look-books with beautiful photography designed to introduce the reader to a new or revived trend.Read article
Restoring forgotten buildings gently, or leaving them alone for their inherent charm could prove more cost effective in the end, writes Kya de Longchamps.Read article
It’s blossom time and the odd pop of pastel pink occurs in Esther N McCarthy’s picks for May.Read article
The 138th annual exhibition of the Dublin Painting and Sketching Club runs at Dun Laoghaire County Hall for two weeks from next Monday.