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A First Look Inside Our Colourful May-June Issue!

A brand new editor, a bumper outdoor living special and 30+ pages of beautiful homes – our brilliant new May-June issue has all the ingredients for an endlessly satisfying read…

Summer is almost upon us, and we’ve been feeling the fun of the season, filling the pages of our fabulous new issue with vibrant hues and tropical touches.

In our moreish May-June issue, we tour a traditional Dublin redbrick updated with a trendy extension, a cool creative bungalow in the wilds of Wexford and the artful London townhouse of interior designer and museum advisor Harriet Anstruther.

A First Look Inside the Colourful May-June Issue of Image Interiors & Living

A gorgeous gallery wall in the Wexford home of the couple behind Dusty Boy Designs. Image: Doreen Kilfeather

We exclusively reveal Jo Malone‘s new limited edition range, Summer Afternoon, a collaboration with artist and wallpaper designer Marthe Armitage. A Chelsea School of Art graduate who started creating lino-cut wallpapers in the 1950’s after marrying and having children, Martha hand-designed the packaging for the line. Also, she’s our new hero.

A First Look Inside the Colourful May-June Issue of Image Interiors & Living

A detail shot from Marthe Armitage’s workstation.

Our 20+ page outdoor living special takes in the best of outdoor dining wares, a master-class in how to grow a gorgeously low-maintenance garden with Vandra Costello and some sumptuous summer recipes from our exclusive food shoot with Meath-based food photography and styling duo A Fox in the Kitchen

A First Look Inside the Colourful May-June Issue of Image Interiors & Living

A grilled pear and rocket salad by A Fox in the Kitchen.

In this issue we continue to champion Irish craft, with Éamonn O’Sullivan of Hewn taking us into his Westport workshop where he crafts utensils from fallen wood. We also chat to Carol-Anne Leyden of CA Design about her design inspirations and how she enjoys her downtime in Dublin.

A First Look Inside the Colourful May-June Issue of Image Interiors & Living

Éamonn O’Sullivan of Hewn‘s carefully-handcrafted crockery.

Later, architecture, art and design journalist Kristina Raderschad treats us to an insider’s guide to the emerging Budapest design scene, sharing the best spots to soak up architecture, interior design and “slow fashion” in the city.

A First Look Inside the Colourful May-June Issue of Image Interiors & Living

Budapest fashion store USE unused describe their style as “slow fashion”.

And if that whets your tastebuds for travel, food and wine aficionado and our new wine editor Aoife Carrigy takes us on a journey to Jerez in southern Spain to sample a classic sherry bodega in our Living section.

A First Look Inside the Colourful May-June Issue of Image Interiors & Living

A sherry bodega in Jerez de la Frontera.

Plus we have the latest kitchen updates, bathroom beautifiers and sweet summer trends to seize…

A First Look Inside the Colourful May-June Issue of Image Interiors & Living

Coffee and sugar pots by House Doctor.

The May-June 2016 issue of Image Interiors & Living is on shelves from Thursday April 28, priced €3.99. Go get yours tomorrow! 

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