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Interior designer Arlene McIntyre hasn’t wasted a crisis during Covid-19: after closing the doors of three showrooms in Dublin and one in London to the public a year ago, she’s now busier than ever

4th April, 2021
Quinta do Lago in Portugal, where Ventura Design is providing a satellite interiors service for the international jet set

If the phrase “carpe diem” had a personification. it would be Arlene McIntyre. Just over a year ago, the Irish-American founder and creative director of interior design company and bespoke furniture manufacturer Ventura Design, closed the doors of her three Dublin showrooms and her new Chelsea Harbour showroom in London to the public.

In south Co Dublin, she had acquired the adjacent warehouse to her showroom in the Deansgrange Business Park and had...

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