Irish Tatler

Inner spaces: A new Irish business is making it easier to upcycle your furniture

Ellen Ryall, co-founder of ReFunk Upcycling on how a college project has led to a sustainably-minded interiors business

The ReFunk Upcycling team: Ellen Ryall, Meredith Davis, Ellie Walters and Anna Sheehan

While the environmental impact of fast fashion has been at the centre of conversations for quite a while now, fast furniture has garnered far fewer headlines. Yet according to the European Environmental Bureau 10 million tonnes of furniture are discarded in EU member states each year. Clearly there is much that can be done in this space.

After the last few years spending so much time in our homes, many of us now opt for ...