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Friday Five: Irish Design

With the infamous Irish holiday coming up this weekend, it’s only fitting to spotlight great design on the Emerald Isle.

1. Carlton Varney-American interior designer whose portfolio includes Adare Manor, Dromoland and Ashford Castles in Ireland.

Dromoland Castle
Dromoland Castle

2. Rachel Fitzpatrick-Northern Ireland artist and designer crafts one of kind treasures out of industrial materials

Rachel Fitzpatrick chandelier
Rachel Fitzpatrick

3.  Melissa Wyndham-Lismore Castle.  Home to the 12th Duke and Duchess of Devonshire in County Waterford, this 800 year old estate underwent an update to accommodate overnight stays

Lismore Castle

4. Darragh Casey-Cork designer, artist and educator was awarded a ‘Future Makers’ Grant from the Craft Council of Ireland and was also short listed for a ‘Nova Award: The Lowe and Partners award for fresh creative talent’ for his graduate work.

Darragh Casey design
Darragh Casey

5. Philip Treacy-g Hotel The famous milliner used an eclectic style palate drawing from Art Deco, Baroque and Modern styles to create a mad hatter quality for this 5-star Irish hotel

Philip Treacy the g Hotel Galway Ireland
The g Hotel

Mr. H says: Irish Alzheimer’s is when you forget everything except the grudges-Enjoy!

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