5 Drool Worthy Cafe’s/Restaurants from around the World!


Today’s consumer is looking for a lot more than they were 10 years ago. It is not good enough to just have great coffee, or great food today, it is about the whole experience and the cafe design is super important.

That is why we are bringing 5 amazing cafe and restaurant projects from around the world to you today. These guys have really hit the nail on the head and are providing more than just a good cuppa!
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A far cry from my Student Accommodation


So I know that we promised to inspire you with inspiration from our ongoing projects, but hopefully we’ll inspire you this week with a fully completed student accommodation project….

We were absolutely delighted when GSA (Global Student Accommodation), know as Uninest in Ireland approached us in May 2017 to work with them on the student services areas in their Blackpitts, Dublin 8 scheme.
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Magic in Madrid

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So what is your hotel preference? What do you look for in a hotel when staying abroad?

Personally, I want something contemporary, something colourful and fun with great hotel design details. Of course, it has to have great service and amenities too. But I do like to look for something a little bit different.
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Guide to Home Renovation. Week 2: The Kitchen

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So following on from my last blog, we are moving it into the kitchen for this weeks inspiration.

Week 2: The Kitchen
All the time I hear people saying that they want to go for a neutral kitchen because they are afraid that they will tire of it if they opt for a colour. I can totally understand this and lets face it, if and when you decide to change your kitchen, its a pretty big investment. However, your kitchen can still have lots of interest even if you do decide to stay neutral.

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Are you Running out of Space?

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So we are all pretty aware that there is a housing problem in Ireland at the moment, with the middle income earners being the worst effected. If you are lucky enough to own your own property but feel that you have outgrown it and need to further climb the ladder, then this post may be of interest to you.

Have you ever stopped to look at the space that you have and think that maybe you could make it work for you. Giving you the option to stay put but satisfy your needs also!! We are going to look at 2 amazing spaces today that have pushed the boundaries of catering to ones needs in a compact space.

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10 Ways to have your House looking Pinterest Perfect!

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With all our talk of the perfect colour schemes and new trends, we are going to give you some insight today into how to make your home Pinterest Perfect!!

For most of us out there, Pinterest is the go to place for inspiration, but sometimes it can leave you a bit depressed and green with envy. Well not anymore…..

Here are 10 ideas for you to embrace:

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A View from the Millennium Tower!

The Millennium Tower is a landmark development at Charlotte Quay overlooking Grand Canal Dock in the heart of the Dublin Docklands. Built in 2000, number 47 has stunning views but was in tired condition as in its original condition. The property was sold for €540,000 as an investment property. In its closing condition the rental value was approximately €2,000 per month. Owen Reilly recommended Think Contemporary to the purchaser (an Irish investor living overseas) to fully refurbish the property to target corporate tenants.

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Do you know your style?….Mid Century

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Continuing on with our “know your style” series, we are going to be looking at Mid Century design this week.  Mid Century furniture and design has had somewhat of a revival over the last few year and not just in interiors. We have also seen a strong resurgence in fashion.

I have to say that I am a huge fan of vintage furniture and have indulged in some beautiful pieces for my own home, but whether its here to stay, I’m not quite sure….

Check out some of our favourite mid century inspired interiors:
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6 Decorating mistakes that will make your house feel smaller.

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I think that its fairly safe to say that for most of us, this is the time of year that we declutter, renovate and redecorate. So, when it comes to optimising the space in your home, every inch counts. After all, a home that feels cluttered can have a huge impact on the function and aesthetic appeal of the spaces in your property.
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Updating your office space? Things you should think about.


With many of us spending the vast majority of our time at work, it’s important that your office space is inviting, accommodating and practical. In fact, the average employee has been known to spend more time in the office than they do at home!

Of course, it’s super important that your office is a space that you actually enjoy spending time in. After all, a happy workspace instantly increases productivity, mainly because your surroundings can have a huge impact on your mood and general happiness.

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