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From TheJournal.ie 11 of the most beautiful shopfronts and signs around Dublin, chosen by artists and designers Sign Of The Times

11 of the most beautiful shopfronts and signs around Dublin, chosen by artists and designers

From venerable pubs to pop-up restaurants: the typography that brightens the streets of the capital.

From The42 Music, football and nostalgia: How and why Bands FC became a remarkable online phenomenon Pop Art

Music, football and nostalgia: How and why Bands FC became a remarkable online phenomenon

What started out as a pub conversation between friends has morphed into one of the best things of 2018.

From TheJournal.ie 4 events for... explorers seeking the best of Open House Dublin 2018

4 events for... explorers seeking the best of Open House Dublin 2018

Free tours of Dublin’s finest architecture; from eighteenth-century townhouses to tenement buildings.

From TheJournal.ie From Dublin Port to the 'Medieval Mile': People are being asked to vote for Ireland's favourite building Best Buildings

From Dublin Port to the 'Medieval Mile': People are being asked to vote for Ireland's favourite building

The Royal Institute of the Architects of Ireland wants your opinion.

From TheJournal.ie This wooden "vertical village" will be built in Paris Wooden It Be Nice

This wooden "vertical village" will be built in Paris

The mixed-use development will be built using a timber frame.

From TheJournal.ie A look at Limerick's new multi-million courthouse Ooooo Aaaaa

A look at Limerick's new multi-million courthouse

The courthouse is part of a €135 million redesign of court buildings across the country.

From TheJournal.ie This is what the new Central Plaza in Dublin could look like Old Central Bank

This is what the new Central Plaza in Dublin could look like

The plan includes restaurants, shops and a rooftop venue with 360° views of the city.

From TheJournal.ie From tree houses to museums: Public asked to vote for Ireland's favourite building Architecture This post contains images

From tree houses to museums: Public asked to vote for Ireland's favourite building

The Royal Institute of the Architects of Ireland wants your opinion.

From TheJournal.ie Shanghai is building a massive agricultural district with a vertical farm New Living

Shanghai is building a massive agricultural district with a vertical farm

The farms will primarily grow leafy greens, like kale, bok choi, and spinach.

From TheJournal.ie This Mayo designer has won two awards for her handwoven, luxurious 'agriculture fashion' Wild Cocoon

This Mayo designer has won two awards for her handwoven, luxurious 'agriculture fashion'

“I think even born city-dwellers have almost unconscious muscle memory of life in rural Ireland. We all share it,” according to designer Deirdre Duffy.

From TheJournal.ie Britain has gone to war with brutalist architecture - should Dublin? Dublin

Britain has gone to war with brutalist architecture - should Dublin?

A British minister called it a “cult of ugliness”.

From TheJournal.ie First collector coin commemorating an Irish woman issued by Central Bank Eileen Gray

First collector coin commemorating an Irish woman issued by Central Bank

The first coin features one of Gray’s most iconic designs.

From TheJournal.ie The challenge: How to design houses for people with mental illnesses Design For Mental Health

The challenge: How to design houses for people with mental illnesses

The world’s first architectural and interior design guidelines for those with mental health conditions were published by Irish institutions yesterday.

From TheJournal.ie Could a floating parliament be the answer for Britain's £4 billion restoration? London's Drawing

Could a floating parliament be the answer for Britain's £4 billion restoration?

The Palace of Westminster needs a serious facelift.

From TheJournal.ie 7 Instagram accounts you need to follow for home decor inspiration Sponsored By Kbc

7 Instagram accounts you need to follow for home decor inspiration

They might not help your budget – but your home will look amazing.

8 simple steps to make any house feel like a home

We spoke to interior designer Carole Roberts who gave us her top tips.

From TheJournal.ie Zara suspended sales of some of its clothes after artist accused the retailer of copying her designs Original

Zara suspended sales of some of its clothes after artist accused the retailer of copying her designs

A California-based illustrator posted images on social media comparing the products.

From TheJournal.ie 'Dublin's ugliest building' is going to be knocked down and turned into this We Shall Rebuild

'Dublin's ugliest building' is going to be knocked down and turned into this

Both Hawkins House and Apollo House are coming down.

From TheJournal.ie This 1,000ft tower is being built in New York (that's as high as five Liberty Halls) Such Great Heights

This 1,000ft tower is being built in New York (that's as high as five Liberty Halls)

It would be the tallest building in Brooklyn.

From TheJournal.ie Facebook looked completely different 12 years ago - here's what's changed over the years Lookback

Facebook looked completely different 12 years ago - here's what's changed over the years

It’s come a long way since it was called TheFacebook.

From TheJournal.ie These are 15 of the most questionable corporate logos in history Marketing Fail

These are 15 of the most questionable corporate logos in history

That’s one happy satellite dish.

From TheJournal.ie These posters are going to help give two families new homes Quote/unquote This post contains images

These posters are going to help give two families new homes

‘I struggle to get my head around how many people are homeless.’

From TheJournal.ie New Zealand could have chosen itself a pretty crazy flag design New Flag

New Zealand could have chosen itself a pretty crazy flag design

The people picking the short list were clearly no craic at all.

From TheJournal.ie Take a look at 10 of the most beautifully designed products in the world today Nice Things

Take a look at 10 of the most beautifully designed products in the world today

Everything from a retro-themed motorbike to a rubbish bin made out of rubbish.

From TheJournal.ie Johnny Depp's private French village complete with chapel and skate park is up for sale Country Retreat

Johnny Depp's private French village complete with chapel and skate park is up for sale

More than 12 buildings as well as works of art are all part of the sale.

From TheJournal.ie This house was extended to become a small village Hamlet Design

This house was extended to become a small village

The designers of this home in Australia had some rather interesting ideas when it came to expansion.

From TheJournal.ie Can wall decoration be an art form in itself? Can I Speak To A Mr Walls?

Can wall decoration be an art form in itself?

TheJournal.ie spoke to interior designer Aurora Aleson about all things paint and wallpaper.

From TheJournal.ie London is getting a new bridge and some of the designs are amazing Not Falling Down

London is getting a new bridge and some of the designs are amazing

One looks like a rocket ship.

From TheJournal.ie Is this a museum of modern art or a truck driving school?* Yellow Box

Is this a museum of modern art or a truck driving school?*

*Spoiler alert: It’s a truck driving school.

From TheJournal.ie What if you turned your home into a piece of artwork? Outside Inspiration

What if you turned your home into a piece of artwork?

Polish artist Maria Umievskaya has been adjourning buildings around the world with Asian-inspired murals.

From TheJournal.ie What do you think of the 19 'best new buildings' in America? Would You Look At That

What do you think of the 19 'best new buildings' in America?

The list has been chosen by the American Institute of Architecture.

From TheJournal.ie This gorgeous eco-friendly house produces more than 3 times the energy it needs Scandinavian Luxury

This gorgeous eco-friendly house produces more than 3 times the energy it needs

Architects haven’t scrimped on luxury… The extra energy is used to heat an outdoor swimming pool, and there’s a sauna too.

From TheJournal.ie Did this famous Irish designer nearly fall into obscurity because of chauvinism? The Price Of Desire

Did this famous Irish designer nearly fall into obscurity because of chauvinism?

Eileen Gray was known for her pioneering work within architecture’s Modern Movement.

From TheJournal.ie Fancy living in the world's first underwater city? Sea Views

Fancy living in the world's first underwater city?

The designers believe it will be sustainable and not affected by hurricanes or earthquakes.

From TheJournal.ie Good mews: from laneway garage to a gorgeous city pad Renovation Station

Good mews: from laneway garage to a gorgeous city pad

Mews properties are a typical feature of city living – and this clever design makes the absolute best of their limited floor area.

From TheJournal.ie Could this 'Homeless Wrap' be saving lives on the streets? Homeless

Could this 'Homeless Wrap' be saving lives on the streets?

Emily Duffy, a student from Limerick, has been displaying the ‘Homeless Wrap’ idea this week as part of the BT Young Scientist and Technology Exhibition.

9 cool innovations that should become part of everyday life

The future is *almost* here.

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