Welcome to September / october 2018

Concrete  ///  Japanese  ///  Books


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DESIGN AWARDS NOMINEES We announce the exciting Irish makers that deserve recognition this year.

NEW IRISH DESIGN The latest work from The Salvage Press explores Dublin across different disciplines.

PICTURE BOOK Illustrator Sarahlee Madigan shares her favourite arty titles.

BEHIND THE CRAFT Discover Sam Gleeson’s handmade knives.

GRADS TO WATCH Exciting new talent in the Irish design world.

COOL CREATIVE Artist Cléa van der Grijn shows us around her Sligo studio.

CREATIVE CONCRETE A 1980s bungalow is transformed into a pared-back canvas of raw materials.

LANDING PAD The Berlin apartment of a jet-setting creative director.

RELAXED VIBES Vintage finds and modern style meet in a home that’s full of personality.



MAKING SPACE How a thoughtful extension can enhance a whole house.

PLAYFUL PATTERN Our edit of contemporary Irish fabric designs.

COSY LOUNGING Get ready for cold weather with stylish, snuggly looks. 

CREATIVE SPACES Steve Larkin’s carefully considered architecture.

TOP SHELF How to make sure your book display will impress.

DECORATIVE DETAILS Decor tips for Victorian properties.

GRAY AREA Conserving Eileen Gray’s French villa, a modernist icon.

LITERARY BREAKS Take a trip inspired by Ireland’s great writers.

MY LIFE IN FOOD Thom Lawson of Lucky Tortoise on dim sum and asado.

SECRET GARDEN The gardens that feature in our favourite books.

AND FINALLY... Rachel McConville shows us her Banbridge store, Woven. 

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Photography by Greg Cox & Brent Darby.