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# design - Wednesday 22 May, 2019

11 of the most beautiful shopfronts and signs around Dublin, chosen by artists and designers
# Sign Of The Times
# Sign Of The Times

11 of the most beautiful shopfronts and signs around Dublin, chosen by artists and designers

May 22nd 2019, 5:10 PM 54,062 Views 10 Comments

From venerable pubs to pop-up restaurants: the typography that brightens the streets of the capital.

# design - Friday 30 November, 2018

Music, football and nostalgia: How and why Bands FC became a remarkable online phenomenon
# Pop Art
From The42
# Pop Art

Music, football and nostalgia: How and why Bands FC became a remarkable online phenomenon

Nov 30th 2018, 9:49 PM 13,417 Views 6 Comments

What started out as a pub conversation between friends has morphed into one of the best things of 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

Oct 10th 2018, 5:10 PM 587 Views 0 Comments

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
# Best Buildings
# Best Buildings

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

May 20th 2018, 8:00 PM 16,421 Views 12 Comments

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
# Wooden It Be Nice
# Wooden It Be Nice

This wooden "vertical village" will be built in Paris

Apr 21st 2018, 4:00 PM 19,229 Views 16 Comments

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
# Ooooo Aaaaa
# Ooooo Aaaaa

A look at Limerick's new multi-million courthouse

Mar 10th 2018, 6:30 AM 22,070 Views 27 Comments

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

# design - Thursday 17 August, 2017

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

People are applauding The Economist's genius front cover depicting Trump with this megaphone

Aug 17th 2017, 7:39 PM 6,968 Views 1 Comment

Turning the KKK hood on its side.

# design - Wednesday 9 August, 2017

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

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

Aug 9th 2017, 8:57 AM 63,793 Views 57 Comments

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

# design - Saturday 10 June, 2017

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

An independent fashion brand has publicly accused Kylie Jenner of ripping off its designs

Jun 10th 2017, 1:10 PM 6,363 Views 4 Comments

Drama.

# design - Saturday 3 June, 2017

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

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

Jun 3rd 2017, 2:39 PM 17,241 Views 15 Comments

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
# New Living
# New Living

Shanghai is building a massive agricultural district with a vertical farm

May 6th 2017, 5:00 PM 11,471 Views 10 Comments

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'
# Wild Cocoon
# Wild Cocoon

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

Apr 15th 2017, 5:00 PM 23,781 Views 13 Comments

“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?
# Dublin
# Dublin

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

Dec 22nd 2016, 6:00 PM 18,444 Views 35 Comments

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
# Eileen Gray
# Eileen Gray

First collector coin commemorating an Irish woman issued by Central Bank

Nov 30th 2016, 2:57 PM 11,722 Views 37 Comments

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
# Design For Mental Health
# Design For Mental Health

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

Nov 16th 2016, 6:10 AM 13,038 Views 7 Comments

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?
# London's Drawing
# London's Drawing

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

Oct 22nd 2016, 3:00 PM 22,407 Views 40 Comments

The Palace of Westminster needs a serious facelift.

# design - Wednesday 28 September, 2016

7 Instagram accounts you need to follow for home decor inspiration
# Sponsored By Kbc
# Sponsored By Kbc

7 Instagram accounts you need to follow for home decor inspiration

Sep 28th 2016, 1:02 PM 27,059 Views 3 Comments

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
# Sponsored By Gas Networks Ireland
# Sponsored By Gas Networks Ireland

8 simple steps to make any house feel like a home

Sep 27th 2016, 9:44 AM 22,717 Views 2 Comments

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
# Original
# Original

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

Jul 21st 2016, 1:07 PM 39,240 Views 30 Comments

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
# We Shall Rebuild
# We Shall Rebuild

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

Jun 3rd 2016, 1:22 PM 68,932 Views 109 Comments

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)
# Such Great Heights
# Such Great Heights

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

Apr 20th 2016, 8:30 PM 21,881 Views 32 Comments

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
# Lookback
# Lookback

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

Feb 4th 2016, 8:00 PM 20,278 Views 13 Comments

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
# Marketing Fail
# Marketing Fail

These are 15 of the most questionable corporate logos in history

Nov 28th 2015, 12:00 PM 51,605 Views 14 Comments

That’s one happy satellite dish.

# design - Thursday 27 August, 2015

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

This lip-shaped coffee cup lid is next level creepy

Aug 27th 2015, 11:29 AM 4,895 Views 0 Comments

AAARGH.

# design - Sunday 16 August, 2015

These posters are going to help give two families new homes
# Quote/unquote
# Quote/unquote

These posters are going to help give two families new homes

Aug 16th 2015, 10:15 AM 14,823 Views 15 Comments

‘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
# New Flag
# New Flag

New Zealand could have chosen itself a pretty crazy flag design

Aug 12th 2015, 9:09 AM 28,535 Views 18 Comments

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
# Nice Things
# Nice Things

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

Aug 3rd 2015, 6:00 PM 36,935 Views 6 Comments

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
# Country Retreat
# Country Retreat

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

Jun 22nd 2015, 1:52 PM 24,140 Views 13 Comments

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
# Hamlet Design
# Hamlet Design

This house was extended to become a small village

Apr 9th 2015, 6:21 PM 3,245 Views 0 Comments

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?
# Can I Speak To A Mr Walls?
# Can I Speak To A Mr Walls?

Can wall decoration be an art form in itself?

Mar 26th 2015, 11:53 AM 1,367 Views 0 Comments

TheJournal.ie 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
# Not Falling Down
# Not Falling Down

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

Feb 28th 2015, 10:00 AM 29,457 Views 38 Comments

One looks like a rocket ship.

# design - Thursday 19 February, 2015

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

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

Feb 19th 2015, 3:45 PM 1,844 Views 0 Comments

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

# design - Thursday 29 January, 2015

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

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

Jan 29th 2015, 3:33 PM 1,412 Views 0 Comments

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?
# Would You Look At That
# Would You Look At That

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

Jan 24th 2015, 5:30 PM 27,882 Views 25 Comments

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
# Scandinavian Luxury
# Scandinavian Luxury

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

Jan 17th 2015, 4:30 PM 46,251 Views 81 Comments

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?
# The Price Of Desire
# The Price Of Desire

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

Jan 17th 2015, 9:45 AM 12,767 Views 28 Comments

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?
# Sea Views
# Sea Views

Fancy living in the world's first underwater city?

Jan 15th 2015, 12:01 PM 1,641 Views 1 Comment

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

Good mews: from laneway garage to a gorgeous city pad
# Renovation Station
# Renovation Station

Good mews: from laneway garage to a gorgeous city pad

Jan 15th 2015, 12:00 PM 7,682 Views 2 Comments

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?
# Homeless
# Homeless

Could this 'Homeless Wrap' be saving lives on the streets?

Jan 11th 2015, 10:30 AM 28,989 Views 35 Comments

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

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

9 cool innovations that should become part of everyday life

Jan 7th 2015, 9:30 PM 53,514 Views 47 Comments

The future is *almost* here.

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