The Lion, The Witch and The Walk-in Wardrobes

If you watch a lot of property make-over shows (and who doesn’t?) the Walk-In Wardrobe is THE ultimate goal. Unless you’re Irish, and a client of Dermot Bannon, and then it’s possibly the Utility Room! (We call that the Futility Room, in our house!) The Dream: getting out of the shower in your Master Ensuite, […]


Study and Rest

What is your child’s routine when they come home from school each afternoon? Do they change, and hang up their uniform? Do they start their homework straight away so it’s all done by meal and family relaxation time? If the answer is “well.. not really” then you might need to rethink their bedroom space. A […]


Period Features with Modern Furniture

This client has a beautiful period home with high ceilings, and this room has a four poster bed. Modern, store-bought furniture couldn’t quite compliment the dimensions, and the client needed plenty of space for clothing and personal belongings. How do you make the most of your home’s period features with modern furniture? You create your […]


Making the Most of Alcoves

The most underused space in the home is also the main focal point of the home. ‘Off-the-rack’ furniture does not measure up, literally or figuratively, to fit in the alcove spaces either side of the chimney breast. Creating a bespoke, made to measure piece is the best treatment for these spaces. Either side of the […]