Roisin Lafferty

Roisin Lafferty

Pure and simple

Pure and simple

Award-winning interior designer Róisín Lafferty explains how important it is that your home reflect the person you are and the life you lead – and makes a case for the calm allure of minimalism

Office and home spaces should allow for A Room of One’s Own

Office and home spaces should allow for A Room of One’s Own

Co-working and co-living spaces are not for everyone and designers must take account of this

Authenticity in design is vital, so make it count

Authenticity in design is vital, so make it count

Figures as influential as Le Corbusier and Verner Panton knew instinctively that design has the power to change the world, writes Róisín Lafferty

The shape of things

The shape of things

Featuring immersive experiences, playful collaborations and dazzling installations from the cream of the international design community, this year’s Milan Design Week was an astonishing feast for the senses

Setting the right tones

Setting the right tones

Afraid to break out the blue? Or splash out with pink? Interiors expert Roisin Lafferty of KLD has made it a personal mission to reset Irish thinking around home colour. Here, she advises on how best to use strong shades in your home: what works, what doesn’t, and why

Brave the dark with rich, moody colours

Brave the dark with rich, moody colours

Deep, rich colours are on the rise again – perfect for those looking for an alternative to all those tasteful Scandi neutrals, writes Roisin Lafferty

Creative thinking, from concept to creation

Creative thinking, from concept to creation

By generating an experience rather than a traditional picture for property end users, designers are using authentic creative thinking and virtual reality to offer customers unprecedented insight into new designs

Designing for happiness

Designing for happiness

Our spaces evolve every day and the success of a home is in how well it functions and how it makes us feel, writes Róisín Lafferty

Giving your garden room to blossom

Giving your garden room to blossom

Create an enjoyable and useful exterior space by looking inwards. Zoning and lighting are just two of the many tools you can employ

An Italian city’s huge furniture design fair

An Italian city’s huge furniture design fair

Prepare to be blown away by the flair and showmanship of Salone del Mobile Milan

Interior design communicates brand values just as much as anything else

Interior design communicates brand values just as much as anything else

When we think about brand values, we usually look outwards with websites, marketing and customer service – but what about interior design

Six trends to make your house look chic

Six trends to make your house look chic

Colours, textiles and materials can give your home a sophisticated edge

Say goodbye to clutter in 2017

Say goodbye to clutter in 2017

Mess is stress, so kick off the year with a good clear-out