http://www.thisisbloom.com/2015/11/03/a-talk-with-marc-oriain/ This was the final talk of Design Bites: a series of lunchtime talks given by various creative professionals hosted by Irish Design 2015. Held in the couch house of Dublin Castle, a building that has been rejuvenated to modernity where currently the clean design aesthetics of the interior is contained in solid mock Gothic exterior. We entered into the room to a seated audience where a man sitting at the front was
A nondescript factory building filled with shipping containers has become one of Ireland's most award-winning spaces https://www.businesspost.ie/legacy/architecture-and-renovation-thinking-outside-the-boxes-in-cork-207398
https://www.houseandhome.ie/real-homes/architects-marc-and-deborah-create-a-unique-kinsale-cottage-260 In our new issue of House and Home we met Marc O'Riain, an award-winning interior architect, lecturer and researcher, and his wife Deborah Ni Riain, architect, lecturer and urban designer. Marc and Deborah kindly let us look around their beautiful 16th Century cottage in Kinsale - and you can check out the full, glossy feature in the new issue, but in the meantime here are s
We are working on a new house extension in Cork. We are using a brick facade with internal parquet floors and glue lam beams. At this early stage we have not yet developed the expression of the brick texture. We are hoping to use a flemish bond on the recessed element and a stacked bond on the expressed west face. The internal space uses an eclectic interior and the new kitchen is retrofitted back into the existing house.