Kya deLongchamps takes a wander through the silken, society of the Hermès scarf.More
Dulux says it’s all go for gold this season. Marianne Shillingford, creative director at Dulux explains: “As a trend it has evolved from the prevalence of metallic shades last year.More
Faith Ryan offers old lace making skills, Irish linen and elegant furniture in a homespun tale of interiors.More
Kya deLongchamps considers the emotional and political significance of the Chequers Ring, one of the few surviving objects connected to the very private life of Elizabeth I, Queen of England.
Kya deLongchamps celebrates the enigma and variations of one of the UK’s most celebrated industrial designers — Israeli-born Ron Arad.More
Perk up your precious environment with some stylish buys from the world of interiors distilled, says Faith Ryan.More
Kya deLongchamp explores the world of antique and vintage corkscrews.
Antiques, eco bags and art are just some of Faith Ryan’s tips and must-have buys for the home.More
Last weekend my I was balancing on a boulder clinging to the bars of an arrow loop.More
French furniture house of Roche Bobois have just launched their autumn winter collection.More
Kya deLongchamps takes us through some moments in the fascinating history of lost masterpieces.More
Want to warm up all that gorgeous grey? The secret is wood, soft textures and a little shine.More
Imagine yourself a velvet-dressed gentleman, your boot tops frothy with lace, lounging around Amsterdam in 1602.
Faith Ryan chooses svelte felt, cool lighting and slinky drawings for the homeMore
Kya deLongchamps celebrates the heroic and unlikely life of Thomas Francis Meagher (1823-1867) nearly 150 years since his mysterious disappearance.More
From glorious glass to new names in Irish art, Faith Ryan picks some honest design and craft for the home.More
With auction season on the way, Kya deLongchamps offers sound advice to behold, bid and bag that bargain.
This Yell Maxi Sofa in a collage of striking fabrics will brighten up any space.More
Taking a city break, here or abroad gives us time to stand, stare and listen, sometimes at no expense at all.More
Kya deLongchamps shows the value of provenance when is comes to collecting celluloid from the golden age of animation.More
Faith Ryan warms up to autumn’s mellow tones with her choice of gorgeous buys for the home.More
Celebrating 2015, The Year of Design, Refract presents the astonishing work of 20 glass designers from Britain, Czech Republic, Costa Rica, Finland, France, Germany, Netherlands, and the USA.More
Kya deLongchamps visits Christ the King, the masterpiece of celebrated US architect Barry Byrne and stumbles on a mystery.
Faith Ryan finds some gorgeous, eclectic new buys to make your home life as unique as you are.More
Kya deLongchamps pauses to consider the most enigmatic face in the World.
Faith Ryan decorates with Brian O’Driscoll, and looks to the planets for some out of this world table-ware.More
Majolica (often confused with tin-enamelled Maiolica) is a scrumptious and affordable lead-glazed earthenware that took off in the mid-19th century and is still potted and prized in Europe and the US.More
Faith Ryan gives sanctuary to lone feral bees and whizzes up some healthy food with the gadget of the moment.More
Kya deLongchamps explores a curious moment in the afterlife of King Tutankhamun.
A slab table to die for, a heavenly gate and high design from affordable high street brands, Faith Ryan is feeling the love.More
Kya deLongchamps loosens her stays to give a brief history of a sensuous piece of parlour furniture.
Everyone needs time to hang out. If you have a tree, then it’s the Fredon hammock for €45.More
Since my schooldays, with a fist of Tayto in one hand and a faded photocopy from the OPW scrunched in the other I have been lumbered with a weird devotion to ruined buildings.More
Faith Ryan sees the range cooker re-imagined and takes a hammer to her morning egg.More
Kya deLongchamps decants the mysteries of the perfume bottle and decodes its ancient allure.More
Faith Ryan finds bargain style, ancient wall maps, cute bud vases and more.More
If you love antique and vintage stuff, chances are that once on any overseas holiday, you will start sniffing around for the best local sources of distressed goodies. Kya deLongchamps takes us Stateside.More
Faith Ryan takes the chair to suggest iconic choices to give your home designer appeal.More
COLLECTING should not be all about high value and rarity. We’re complex creatures full of heart.More