Metropolis: At the cutting edge

Forget the tech industry, those looking for an innovative and exciting career should pick up a brush and a pair of scissors, writes Ruth O'Connor.

21st September, 2013
Gary Kavanagh, creative director, in the Style Club. Photo: Feargal Ward

In Brighton Rock, Graham Greene wrote that "you could pick out the hairdressers by their new and daring perms, by their beautifully manicured nails". Seventy-five years later and the hairstyles might have changed, but the facts remain the same - hairdressers are a fashion-forward bunch.

And while we routinely celebrate the work of Ireland's latest design graduates, the progeny of one college remain unheralded. Peter Mark College on Dublin's South William Street might feed the...

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