A showcase of some of our best classic and contemporary Irish home interiors and commercial fitouts. Featuring design led Elica kitchen designs, living room ideas inspired by Jane Churchill textiles and bedroom designs finished with Kilcroney and John O’Connell furniture. Commercial interior design work includes offices, restaurants, beauty clinics and show houses . Use of textiles includes rooms draped in Harlequin Dupion silks and Colefax and Fowler curtains, walls festooned with Zoffany wallpapers and Farrow & Ball paints, as well as bespoke Irish feather pillows by RK Designs.
RDS Members Club – Thomas Prior room
Georgian style and sophistication was the brief for this beautiful member’s room in the RDS. The colours in the V’Soske Joyce carpet are cream, mint and pale rose and these were the colours that influenced the choices for the upholstery fabric on the chairs and sofas. Fabric houses of Kravet, Warwick, Kai and Delius were used in these schemes.
Arnotts Department Store – Wines Direct concession
Wine box fronts, distressed metal and walnut veneers were used in this new Wines direct shop to give warmth and character to the basement space in Arnotts Dept Store. All commercial considerations were taken into account and look achieved has resulted in a fantastic space to purchase the delicious wine selection.
Summer House – Liscannor Co. Clare
Complete interior fit out of a beautiful summer house on the coast at Liscannor, Co.Clare for clients based in America. Currently working on this project which involves kitchen, bathrooms and all living and bedrooms in a comfortable, casual style with a contemporary European inflection. Liscannor stone is used extensively in this property and the design brief is to highlight the beauty of this natural resource and create warmth with the furniture and decorative fabrics and colour choices.
House – Greystones
This property was to be completely re modelled and required a full residential interior design consultation. With the use of paint firm Farrow & Ball for walls and woodwork, Balterio flooring, Italian porcelain and glass mosaic together with luxurious fabrics we created a classic yet contemporary style for this interior. Bedroom designs completed the work on this project with the use of Dupion silks and brocade to create a contrast of textiles.
Cedars Beauty Clinic – Dundrum
Complete transformation of retail unit in 3 weeks. The brief was an ultra glam and glitzy interior scheme. To achieve this we used glass and mirrored mosaic, Italian porcelain reflective tiles and a unique lighting plan. Silver and pink are Cedars brand colours and we used exact pantones in the wallpapers and paint effects to create a perfect salon experience.
Penthouse – Sandymount
This very unique property has a 360 degree panorama of the Dublin skyscape. As the property looks directly out to Dublin bay we used reflective materials to bring these images into the property itself. The brief was urban chic and we achieved this style by a mix of space remodelling, interior design and project management The reconfiguration of living accommodation to fit an 8 setting Julian Chicester walnut table and a 2meter by 1.8meter stone island counter top opened up the space. Custom made furniture by firms such as John O’Connell furniture, bespoke rugs from Rugs by Design and beautifully finished handmade wooden pieces by Ritigan and Hick created a uniquely Irish Penthouse interior for our wonderful American Clients. The bathrooms were fitted out with under floor heating, bespoke cabinetry and a use of glass and black porcelain to achieve a relaxing spa style interior.
House – Waterville
American president Ronald Regan used to holiday in Waterville and the attraction of this part of Ireland is clear when you travel through the beautiful landscape. Our brief for this project was classic old school glamour with a utilitarian edge. Featured in House and Home magazine this residential interior design and project management commission included a range of designer and high end materials such as fabrics from Colefax and Fowler, Ralph Lauren and Nobilis Meridian. Bespoke cabinetry though out coupled with beautiful French pieces from Kilcroney furniture and Eden Home and Garden. Created a fine luxurious interior with attention to detail a high priority. Every detail of this property from the hand finished paintwork on the kitchen cabinets to the level of feathers in the bespoke Irish pillows was created and managed by RK Designs.
House – Foxrock
Interior design plans and project management for a 4 bedroom house in Dublin 18. Produced schemes and sources for kitchen, living, dining, bedrooms and bathrooms with reconfiguration of living and bedroom accommodation. The bedroom design was one of the high lights of this project as we designed and built a walk-in wardrobe/ dressing room which included mirrored walls and an opaque glass doorway to optimise the natural light in this space. The idea with bedroom design is to optimise the concealed storage so the room maintains a sense of calm and this was achieve with the use of lots of space saving tips and storage ideas.
Third House – Dundrum Wood
After successfully completing 2 projects in Dundrum Wood we were delighted to receive a third commission on this same road. Again this project included project management of an extension and reconfiguration of the ground floor accommodation. The brief was to make the most of the light filled areas of the property and the style was to be contemporary with a classic edge to achieve this we used solid oak flooring with an oak and painted kitchen. Fabrics from Jane Churchill and Nina Campbell were used to introduce subtle colour and this combined with details such as the Carlisle Brass door handles and kitchen cabinetry combined to excellently full fill our clients brief.
Second House – Dundrum Wood
As work was being completed on our first commission in Dundrum wood our client’s next door neighbour requested a consultation which lead to a full refurbishment project which included project management of extension and reconfiguration of ground floor accommodation. The brief for this commission was a cosy and classic style with lots of clever space saving tips and good use of colour. We used firms such as Farrow and Ball, Junkers Hardwood flooring and a wonderful design lead kitchen company called Elica to create a warm and inviting home.
First House – Dundrum Wood
Full refurbishment of a house in Dublin 14. Project included project management of extension and reconfiguration of ground floor and second level accommodation. Complete interior design of kitchen using gloss units and bespoke glass splash back with quartz countertops to achieve a lux and contemporary style. Custom designed sofas using Today Interiors fabrics and Jab Maharadscha silks combined with the firm Kal fairo inset gas fire created a chic and contemporary open plan layout.
House – Wexford
Interior design and project management of a summer house in Wexford. Complete fit-out including new kitchens and completion of bathrooms. Use of Farrow & Ball wallpapers, KA Interior fabrics and Osbourne and Little fabrics and papers together with custom-made furniture to create a perfect holiday hideaway.
Wines Direct – Mullingar
Complete fit out of 100m² retail space. Using mahogany finishes in the specifically designed shelving and Colour Trend Dining Room Red Paint on the walls the effect is warm yet contemporary. Panels to each side of the wine shelving were designed to house all of the information regarding the vintners which are all specific to Wine Direct. Modern red Perspex lighting hangs from double height over the till adding to the client’s fresh modern approach.
House – Ballsbridge
Complete refurbishment of townhouse using custom designed shelving and lined oak floors. The modern bespoke kitchen adds to the overall modern style of the home.
Lansdowne Lawn Tennis Club
Refurbishment of the reception and function room, which included new interior colour scheme, blinds and lighting to modernise the room and increase the impression of light and space.
House – Stepaside
Refurbishment of living areas to include fitting of a walnut floor, restoration of original sideboards, wallpaper, colour scheme and lighting. In this project original furniture was retained and counter balanced with modern contemporary pieces.
Showhouse – Portlaoise
Featured on RTE’s Showhouse programme in April 2008 – this was a full fit out from bare wall shell of a 4-bedroom detached house in Portlaoise. An eclectic mix of contemporary and more classic styles using Farrow & Ball paints and wall papers, custom designed kitchen and furniture and intelligent use of lighting. Finally the house was skilfully accessorised to complement the fresh and modern scheme.
Apartment – Fairview
Full fit out of a fantastic light filled apartment in Fairview. In close conjunction with the client a contemporary yet soft and inviting interior was created to maximize the space and the natural light
Castle Golf Club – Rathfarnham
Refurbishment of the Clubs ladies toilet blocks using marble counters, Italian porcelain tiles and solid oak doors. In addition, full refurbishment of all soft furnishings within the lounge areas of the club including custom built lounge chairs and re-upholstery of existing furniture.
Apartment – The Grange, Stillorgan
High specification fit out for corporate rental market.
Penthouse – Milltown
Complete refurbishment of a penthouse apartment in Milltown. This included reconfiguring the space by removing walls between the living room and kitchen and changing the shape of the hallway and bathroom. Fully custom designed and fitted kitchen and custom built shelving and wardrobes throughout. Fireplace replaced with contemporary gas model and under floor heating fitted to all living areas.
P. Lane & Associates Accountants Office
Interior office design, including boardroom, flooring, storage, lighting, office furniture and art work to highlight the fresh modern atmosphere in the firm.
House – Malahide
Full refurbishment of a 4-bedroom house in Malahide including new ensuite bathroom, fully built-in utility room, flooring and carpets, and all curtains and soft furnishings. Colour scheme of Aqua, cream and blue was used throughout the project to ensure a flow through the property. Fireplaces were all replaced and an unnecessary door was blocked and plastered in the living to increase the useable living space.
House – Merrion Road
Full refurbishment of kitchen dining area including the removal of existing window and patio doors and replaced with large siding glass panels in cream wood finish. Gloss cream kitchen in modern Italian style with Plomo grey composite granite work surfaces and chrome appliances. Italian porcelain tiles in a polished finish reflect the light from the large glass panels. Custom built furniture to house gas fire and wall mounted flat screen TV.
Apartment – Harold’s Cross
This property had been untouched for years the brief was to turn it into a modern contemporary for my client. A new kitchen, bathroom, all new floors, plastering of walls, new lighting, wardrobes and soft furnishings were supplied and fitted.
Apartment – Hanover Quay
Full apartment fit out for the high-end rental market. Italian porcelain tiles, Romo fabrics and Harlequin wallpaper was used to dramatic effect. Walnut floors and Irish designed furniture were all supplied and fitted.
House – Clontarf
A luxurious home in a faded French interior design style. A new marble bathroom was designed and fitted. The use of Zoffany wallpapers and fabrics created an interior rich in colour, texture and comfort.
Apartment – Pembroke
An entire revamp of an old cramped apartment by knocking down the partition walls to open up the space. French doors were fitted along with a new kitchen, bathroom, wardrobes, furniture, and soft furnishings. The results were spectacular.
Cedars Beauty Salon – Dundrum
The salon required a new suspended ceiling and the creation of partitions to separate the treatment rooms. We designed partitions with a glass panels at ceiling level to increase light distribution. Using mirror and pieces of mirrored mosaic a display area was designed to house all of the retail products.
Fish Restaurant – Monkstown
The original restaurant was cold and dark with no soft furnishings. In order to attract lunch customers and reflect the new ownership the colour scheme was changed using Farrow & Ball paints. A mirrored wall behind the bar and the use of soft furnishings in gold and burgundy tones created a sophisticated style.
House – Castleknock
This property had been untouched for years and once again the brief was to turn it into a modern contemporary home for our client. New kitchen, bathroom, all new floors, plastering of walls, new lighting, wardrobes and soft furnishings were designed supplied and fitted.
Creation of a new colour scheme and design a new boardroom to reflect a growing company. The use of the corporate colours in the choice of carpet and soft furnishings added to the unity of the interior scheme.
House – Ballinteer
This 1970’s property had not received any attention for many years. The brief was to turn it into a modern contemporary home for our client. A new kitchen, bathroom, all new floors, plastering of walls, new lighting, all furniture and soft furnishings were designed and fitted. A new en suite bathroom as built where there had been fitted wardrobes, and walls were moved to accommodate storage.
Penthouse – Grand Canal Wharf
Complete fit out of apartment for a professional couple. The scheme was modern and functional using granite worktops; suede floor to ceiling curtains, oak floors and large design lead mirrors.
Sea front House – Sandycove
Complete fit out for client who was downsizing and had to accommodate many beautiful pieces of old furniture. Interior required new carpets, tiles, curtains, Roman blinds and all soft furnishings.
House – Dun Laoire
This property had been rented for years and needed refreshing. Our aim was to turn it into a modern contemporary home for our client. A new fitted kitchen, fully tiled and fitted bathroom, all new floors, and plastering of walls, new lighting, all furniture and soft furnishings were required to complete – in just 2 months.