Enlivening the beautiful interiors of Victorian and Georgian Dublin homes through colour.
“Awesome”; the feeling which the design and fitout of Bottega Veneta’s revamped, futuristic, Singapore store at “The Shoppes” at the Marina Bay Sands emulates.
The sophisticated design at the Shangri-La Rasa Ria, north Sabah in Borneo, brings local design elements to the fore, in a luxury setting. Culturally significant elements of the earth, sea and sky, are layered to form an aesthetic which reflects on the unique art, colours and nature of Malay tradition.
Blurring the lines between home and hospitality, the American stores of RH have literally reimagined furniture retailing and interior design services.
Probably one of the most powerful influences in the elements and principals of design, lighting plays a phenomenal impact on the mood, enjoyment and visual aesthetic of an interior design scheme.
Defined by the prominent use of strong blues, bursts of reds, white, and often turquoise, this colour palette was originally an homage to the Turkish craftmakers’s Oriental neighbours, China, and the Ming dynasty ceramics.
The history of wall murals in interior design took an interesting turn in the early twentieth century, when a number of fine American hotels and hospitality establishments approached famous artists to create huge artworks to lavish their interiors.
Arts & Crafts Movement: Designed by British architect Sir Edwin Lutyens in 1924 as an outpost of the Midlands Bank, “The Ned” reopened as a luxury hotel 2017, named in his honour.
Less of a coincidence, and more a decree of history and design theory, is the influence Adolf Loos’ (1870 – 1933) interior schemes have had on commercial interiors in Dublin.
Since the opening on Dawson Street of the iconic eatery The Ivy, with its crazed art deco interior from the legendary Martin Brudnizki, maximal design is a hot topic.