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Dublin: 8 °C Monday 19 November, 2018


# design - Wednesday 10 October, 2018

4 events for... explorers seeking the best of Open House Dublin 2018

4 events for... explorers seeking the best of Open House Dublin 2018

Free tours of Dublin’s finest architecture; from eighteenth-century townhouses to tenement buildings.

# design - Sunday 20 May, 2018

From Dublin Port to the 'Medieval Mile': People are being asked to vote for Ireland's favourite building

The Royal Institute of the Architects of Ireland wants your opinion.

# design - Saturday 21 April, 2018

This wooden "vertical village" will be built in Paris

The mixed-use development will be built using a timber frame.

# design - Saturday 10 March, 2018

A look at Limerick's new multi-million courthouse

The courthouse is part of a €135 million redesign of court buildings across the country.

# design - Thursday 17 August, 2017

From The Daily Edge People are applauding The Economist's genius front cover depicting Trump with this megaphone The Hood

# design - Wednesday 9 August, 2017

This is what the new Central Plaza in Dublin could look like

The plan includes restaurants, shops and a rooftop venue with 360° views of the city.

# design - Saturday 10 June, 2017

From The Daily Edge An independent fashion brand has publicly accused Kylie Jenner of ripping off its designs The Receipts

# design - Saturday 3 June, 2017

From tree houses to museums: Public asked to vote for Ireland's favourite building Architecture This post contains images

From tree houses to museums: Public asked to vote for Ireland's favourite building

The Royal Institute of the Architects of Ireland wants your opinion.

# design - Saturday 6 May, 2017

Shanghai is building a massive agricultural district with a vertical farm

The farms will primarily grow leafy greens, like kale, bok choi, and spinach.

# design - Saturday 15 April, 2017

This Mayo designer has won two awards for her handwoven, luxurious 'agriculture fashion'

“I think even born city-dwellers have almost unconscious muscle memory of life in rural Ireland. We all share it,” according to designer Deirdre Duffy.

# design - Thursday 22 December, 2016

Britain has gone to war with brutalist architecture - should Dublin?

A British minister called it a “cult of ugliness”.

# design - Wednesday 30 November, 2016

First collector coin commemorating an Irish woman issued by Central Bank

The first coin features one of Gray’s most iconic designs.

# design - Wednesday 16 November, 2016

The challenge: How to design houses for people with mental illnesses

The world’s first architectural and interior design guidelines for those with mental health conditions were published by Irish institutions yesterday.

# design - Saturday 22 October, 2016

Could a floating parliament be the answer for Britain's £4 billion restoration?

The Palace of Westminster needs a serious facelift.

# design - Wednesday 28 September, 2016

7 Instagram accounts you need to follow for home decor inspiration

They might not help your budget – but your home will look amazing.

# design - Tuesday 27 September, 2016

8 simple steps to make any house feel like a home

We spoke to interior designer Carole Roberts who gave us her top tips.

# design - Thursday 21 July, 2016

Zara suspended sales of some of its clothes after artist accused the retailer of copying her designs

A California-based illustrator posted images on social media comparing the products.

# design - Friday 3 June, 2016

'Dublin's ugliest building' is going to be knocked down and turned into this

Both Hawkins House and Apollo House are coming down.

# design - Wednesday 20 April, 2016

This 1,000ft tower is being built in New York (that's as high as five Liberty Halls)

It would be the tallest building in Brooklyn.

# design - Thursday 4 February, 2016

Facebook looked completely different 12 years ago - here's what's changed over the years

It’s come a long way since it was called TheFacebook.

# design - Saturday 28 November, 2015

These are 15 of the most questionable corporate logos in history

That’s one happy satellite dish.

# design - Thursday 27 August, 2015

From The Daily Edge This lip-shaped coffee cup lid is next level creepy Coffee Kisses

# design - Sunday 16 August, 2015

These posters are going to help give two families new homes Quote/unquote This post contains images

These posters are going to help give two families new homes

‘I struggle to get my head around how many people are homeless.’

# design - Wednesday 12 August, 2015

New Zealand could have chosen itself a pretty crazy flag design

The people picking the short list were clearly no craic at all.

# design - Monday 3 August, 2015

Take a look at 10 of the most beautifully designed products in the world today

Everything from a retro-themed motorbike to a rubbish bin made out of rubbish.

# design - Monday 22 June, 2015

Johnny Depp's private French village complete with chapel and skate park is up for sale

More than 12 buildings as well as works of art are all part of the sale.

# design - Thursday 9 April, 2015

This house was extended to become a small village

The designers of this home in Australia had some rather interesting ideas when it came to expansion.

# design - Thursday 26 March, 2015

Can wall decoration be an art form in itself? spoke to interior designer Aurora Aleson about all things paint and wallpaper.

# design - Saturday 28 February, 2015

London is getting a new bridge and some of the designs are amazing

One looks like a rocket ship.

# design - Thursday 19 February, 2015

Is this a museum of modern art or a truck driving school?*

*Spoiler alert: It’s a truck driving school.

# design - Thursday 29 January, 2015

What if you turned your home into a piece of artwork?

Polish artist Maria Umievskaya has been adjourning buildings around the world with Asian-inspired murals.

# design - Saturday 24 January, 2015

What do you think of the 19 'best new buildings' in America?

The list has been chosen by the American Institute of Architecture.

# design - Saturday 17 January, 2015

This gorgeous eco-friendly house produces more than 3 times the energy it needs

Architects haven’t scrimped on luxury… The extra energy is used to heat an outdoor swimming pool, and there’s a sauna too.

Did this famous Irish designer nearly fall into obscurity because of chauvinism?

Eileen Gray was known for her pioneering work within architecture’s Modern Movement.

# design - Thursday 15 January, 2015

Fancy living in the world's first underwater city?

The designers believe it will be sustainable and not affected by hurricanes or earthquakes.

Good mews: from laneway garage to a gorgeous city pad

Mews properties are a typical feature of city living – and this clever design makes the absolute best of their limited floor area.

# design - Sunday 11 January, 2015

Could this ‘Homeless Wrap’ be saving lives on the streets?

Emily Duffy, a student from Limerick, has been displaying the ‘Homeless Wrap’ idea this week as part of the BT Young Scientist and Technology Exhibition.

# design - Wednesday 7 January, 2015

From The Daily Edge 9 cool innovations that should become part of everyday life Inventive

9 cool innovations that should become part of everyday life

The future is *almost* here.

# design - Tuesday 23 December, 2014

Nice buildings put up in Dublin in the past 25 years? Why, yes, there are

Giant undertaking charts over 150 buildings that showcase excellent architecture in the capital since 1990.

# design - Thursday 11 December, 2014

Spectacular saunas that make us want to take our clothes off

Stunning curves, letting it all hang out – some of the features that makes these architectural gems shine.

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