A run-down cottage has been beautifully incorporated into a contemporary extension, says Tommy Barker.
With the upswing in the mood surrounding property, Kya deLongchamps says this spring may be a good time to increase the footprint of your house.Read article
When we think of extending and renovating our home, we hear a lot about reducing energy consumption and how we must spend money to save money.Read article
New owners of elevated Sunday’s Well house opened it up within, instead of extending, says Tommy Barker.
YOU are planning the dream kitchen, but are you being seduced by glossy cabinets without considering your practical needs?Read article
This 1950’s bungalow bought in 2011 for its location, has doubled in size, going up the quality scale in multiples too.
Des O’Sullivan reports on a selection of upcoming sales as well as results from a number of recent auctions.Read article
There is good selection of antique furniture, silver, rugs, art, porcelain, military, glass and collectibles at three days of sales at Sheppards of Durrow next week.Read article
Ergo — it’s Ercol. Kya de Lonchamps on the steadfast British brandRead article
Bring the spring indoors with a splash of paint or colourful storage solutions, says Esther N McCarthy.Read article
Kya deLongchamps says conforming to the original design does not always work. But a radical design departure can complement the existing structure.Read article
At some point in our lives, we all carry out renovations on our home.
Gracious glazing on a bookcase makes for a Downton-esque library says Esther N McCarthy.Read article
Those of us who love playing house live somewhere on the “acquired accessory” spectrum — at one extreme we’re trying to cull objects from our collection — and at the other we’re looking for ways of displaying an ever-growing collection.
Kya deLongchamps on easy ways to make a critical impact in your hallway, which makes a huge difference when maximising a house’s design impact.
Those first steps up to and inside your home are the essential physical and emotional bridge between the slings and arrows of the public world and your soft place to fall.Read article
Des O’Sullivan finds a dazzling selection on offerRead article
THERE are strong examples by Irish women artists at Whyte’s sale at the RDS next Monday at 6pm.Read article
The Chatsworth Spring Fine Art sale on Wednesday is full of glorious rarities, writes Des O’Sullivan.Read article
Kya deLongchamps examines the troubled and troubling past of Ferdinand Porsche’s VW Beetle (1938-2003).Read article