Friday September 18, 2020

Design of the times

If the new year makes you feel like changing the look and feel of your home, there is now a quick and easy way of doing it, writes Lisa Brady.

15th January, 2012
Deirdre Hardiman: 'During a recession, there's a shift towards comfort and homeliness'. Photo: Maura Hickey

January is the time when we resolve to make changes, both aesthetic and emotional. We aspire to be healthier and to broaden our minds. We wipe the slate clean. Or at least, we talk about doing it.

If clearing out the mental and emotional clutter seems a momentous task, it can be helpful - and sometimes easier - to first address your surroundings. The ancient art of feng shui, for example, teaches that how you...

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