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  • August 29, 2021
  • Monica Duggan

There are so many things to think about when it comes to building your own home…as my number of blogs can attest to! But it’s growing more and more obvious that the most important one is sustainability, and there really are a lot of areas to consider under this heading. In order to get a […]

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  • building materials, Creativity, Design, enviromentally friendly, Monica Duggan, salvaging, sustainable, sustainable building
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  • August 15, 2021
  • Monica Duggan

When it comes to colour, I absolutely love it. I try to bring colour into every aspect of my life daily, from my clothes to my home, and my garden (not that I’m much of a gardener but I am trying!) The original cottage has beautiful, simple, wood doors with painted black iron latch handles […]

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  • Creativity, Design, Interior Design, Interiors Trends, Monica Duggan
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  • August 10, 2021
  • Monica Duggan

Original article here THANK YOU TO DENISE O’CONNOR FOR THIS GREAT PIECE IN THE IRISH TIMES! Busy at the best of times, the open-plan spaces in our homes have become even busier in the last 12 months. With so much going on in one space, planning a lighting scheme can be challenging. Here are four […]

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  • Getting the lighting right, Interior Lighting Design, Irish Times, Lighting Design, Lighting Products, Monica Duggan, Open Plan Space, willie duggan
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  • August 1, 2021
  • Monica Duggan

When I look back on our project, it’s funny what I see, and how my thought process worked from the start. The bathrooms seem to have been my focus, I am not sure why?! As we were growing up, the bathroom became a place we would sit for hours and chat, our little sanctuary of […]

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  • Ambient Lighting, Bathrom, Bathroom Lighting, Deconstructing, Design, Interior Design, 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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  • July 4, 2021
  • Monica Duggan

Plumbing first fix is choosing where your water, waste, and heating system pipes go. In order to do this, you need to know where your toilets, sinks, showers, dishwasher, washing machines, underfloor heating, etc will eventually be situated in your house. It involves pre-planning and we thought we’d pre-planned! You know that feeling when you […]

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  • first fix, Lighting Design, Lighting Designers, Monica Duggan, Newsletter, plumbing, Renovation, selfbuild, willie duggan
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