Cork’s Finest (Video) – Life is perfect in this restored house in Co Cork
Kitchens / Spring 2014

Cork’s Finest (Video) – Life is perfect in this restored house in Co Cork

In the spring/summer issue of Irish Interiors (sister magazine to Munster Interiors), we featured a warmly elegant house in Mahon that had been painstakingly restored by its owners Donna and John after being gutted by fire. Interior designer Terry O’Driscoll was impressed by the melding of modern and traditional touches throughout the home and fell in … Continue reading

Ten Friendly Fabrics for Younger Fans
Children's Decor / Summer 2014

Ten Friendly Fabrics for Younger Fans

Decorating children’s rooms allows plenty of scope for getting creative with colour and designs that capture the keenest imaginations. Here are ten friendly fabrics that are sure to win the hearts of younger fans: 1. Camengo’s Summer Camp fabrics (below) inspired by fresh air and freedom. http://www.camengo.com 2. Alhambra’s Bam Bam Collection (below) – Bunting … Continue reading

Design Clinic at Embellish in Skibbereen
Interior Design

Design Clinic at Embellish in Skibbereen

Nine months on from its launch, the Design Clinic at Embellish Home Interiors in Skibbereen is proving popular as a source of interior design inspiration. The clinic is a collaborative initiative between Lorraine and John Delaney of Embellish and interior designer Terry O’Driscoll based in West Cork. Operating every Saturday, the Design Clinic offers 30-minute … Continue reading

Fabrics / Summer 2014

Scandinavian Wovens from Vanessa Arbuthnott

Our summer cover features cushions and blinds in fabrics from the Scandinavian Wovens collection by Vanessa Arbuthnott. As well as the deliciously fruity colours of the Scandi stripes, the collection includes several understated patterns in subtle shades of rose and blue in textured woven fabrics with a strong Nordic feel. These fabrics manage to combine … Continue reading

Bear in mind the Beara chair
Summer 2014

Bear in mind the Beara chair

On the breathtakingly beautiful Beara peninsula, you’ll find Driftwood, a family business that produces the infinitely bearable Beara chair. Their flagship Beara Chair (€165), based on the original Adirondack porch chair design, makes a stylish addition to the patio whilst also being invitingly comfortable especially if you choose to add a footstool (€55).    Made from … Continue reading