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My Ideal Home: Roisin Murphy, Interior Designer

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07 Jul 2020

House2Home: The Complete Guide to Renovating or Redecorating

What would you dream home look like?

As part of our House2Home series, where we’ll be sharing advice and top tips on renovating and redecorating, we sat down with Roisin Murphy, architect and interior designer and presenter of RTE’s Home Rescue, who told us what her ideal home would look like.

Click here to read Roisin’s four things you need to think about when planning a renovation, or here to read the main questions she always asked a client before starting any project. 
 


Filmed in SO Fine Art Gallery, Powerscourt Town House, Dublin.


‘I suppose my ideal house I something made of corrugated tin, so very vernacular, so a wooden house, kind of funky – so the idea being they have a big huge open space, so they can have big tall open ceilings.’

‘Somewhere where I knock down all the walls on the inside of, so it’s like a bright open airy space so all the spaces are connected - like the traditional cottage - there’s no people in the good room or the bad room, all rooms are equal.’

 ‘I don’t like that anything isn’t too formal, I’m quite an informal person, so I’d like people to be able to walk into the house and feel welcome.’


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