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  • May 16, 2022
  • Willie Duggan

Monica spoke to Peter from Get In Your Home about the importance of lighting design in your home. Watch the short video above but if you have time please tune into Spotify and listen to the full version below. https://shows.acast.com/get-in-our-home-the-home-builders-podcast

  • Design,Tips
  • Creativity, Lighting, Lighting Design, Monica Duggan
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  • July 18, 2021
  • Monica Duggan

Who knew that I could write a whole post on plastering?! Well, little did I know the importance of plastering and the skill of a plasterer until the first time I saw the imperfections that show up under the light. I will never forget the lesson as it was one of my first residential design […]

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  • Lighting, Lighting Design, Monica Duggan, plastering, Residential Lighting
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  • June 6, 2021
  • Monica Duggan

Lighting is clearly a major part of my life so I knew I’d have quite a lot to talk about when it came to this part of my blog. I struggled with where to start when discussing the subject, do I delve into the first fix electrics or take a step back and talk about […]

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  • Blog Post, Deconstructing, decorative lighting, Lighting, lighting controls, Lighting Design, Lighting Designers, lighting switches, Monica Duggan, Power of Switching, scene setting, Self Build Newsletter, switching, willie duggan
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  • May 18, 2021
  • Monica Duggan

The last two weeks on social media we’ve introduced you all to our new ‘experiential showroom’ a place where you won’t come to shop as much as to understand and experience the power of lighting so that when it comes to your project you’ll know a little more about what you want. I thought it […]

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  • Blog Post, Design, Experience, experiential showroom, Lighting, Lighting Design, Monica Duggan, mood lighting, new york, retail, sonos, willie duggan
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  • May 9, 2021
  • Monica Duggan

The kitchen, for me, is the heart of the home. When we were growing up, the kitchen was everything. It was the office, the dining room, the meeting room, the arguments, and the reconciliation space. To me it was and still is, the most important room in the house – I wanted to get it […]

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  • Heart of the home, Kitchen Design, Kitchen Squeeze, Lighting, lighting designer, Monica Duggan, willie duggan
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  • April 25, 2021
  • Monica Duggan

I don’t know why exactly but I’ve always had a love for real wood floors so I did feel this was the way we would eventually go even before we went looking. When we bought our cottage, the first things I invested in were teak parquet flooring and a cast iron bath! Both of which […]

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  • Blog Post, flooring, Hard Wood Flooring, inchsawmills, Lighting, Lighting Design, Monica Duggan, newbuild, Parquet FLooring, Renovation, selfbuild, willie duggan
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