Rialto, Dublin

Description:

Renovation of boutique style Apartment.  10ft ceilings ensures an abundance of natural light.  Open concept kitchen design, laminate countertop, stainless steel appliances, transparent backsplash and dark hardwood floors brighten this space.

Highlights:

  • Increased natural lighting 10ft ceilings
  • Beautiful Bespoke Kitchen
  • Bright and open Kitchen/living/dining area
  • Motorised blind ensures privacy of space
  • Handcrafted bespoke Double Bed

Swords

Description:

Renovation and extension to modern family home.  A bright new entrance to the front with landscaped gardens.  Clever use of space in Attic into children’s bedrooms.  Floor to ceiling timber bifold doors to kitchen/dining area.  Increased natural light with rooflights and glass balustrade.

Highlights:

  • Increased natural lighting to hallway stairwell with glass balustrade and rooflight
  • Beautiful Bespoke Kitchen
  • Bright and open Kitchen/living/dining area
  • Timber bi-fold doors with great connectivity to garden
  • Kitchen island illuminates this space

Inchicore

Description:

Living over the shop! Home Renovation and extension in Inchicore transformed into a modern contemporary family home.

Highlights:

  • Increased natural lighting
  • Beautiful Bespoke Kitchen in soft tones
  • Bright and open Kitchen/living/dining area
  • Refurbished fireplaces
  • Incredible views and access to the garden
  • Smart Storage Solutions

Inchicore

Description:

Living over the shop! Home Renovation and extension in Inchicore transformed into a modern contemporary family home.

Highlights:

  • Glass Floor on Stairwell allowing increased natural lighting
  • Bright and open Kitchen/living/dining area
  • Incredible views and access to the garden and barbeque

Churchtown

Description:

Renovation and extension of home in Churchtown transformed into a modern contemporary family home.

Highlights:

  • Beautiful entrance
  • Increased Natural Lighting
  • Elegant Stairs
  • Bright and open Kitchen/living/dining area
  • Incredible views and access to the garden

Dunlaoghaire

Description:

Renovation and extension of home in Dunlaoghaire transformed into a modern contemporary family home.

Highlights:

  • Beautiful entrance
  • Increased Natural Lighting
  • Elegant Stairs
  • Picture Window Seat over garden
  • Bright and open Kitchen/living/dining area
  • Incredible views and access to the garden

Clondalkin

Description:

Renovation and extension of 1960’s home transformed into a modern contemporary family home.

Highlights:

  • Beautiful entrance
  • Bright and open Kitchen/living/dining area
  • Incredible views and access to the garden

North Terrace

Description:

Renovation and extension of terraced home transformed into a modern contemporary family home.

Highlights:

  • Beautiful entrance
  • Elegant Kitchen/living/dining area
  • Incredible views and access to the garden

South Terrace

Description:

A 1930’s Railway home reimagined into a comfortable, bright family home.

Highlights:

  • Oak staircase with seamless glass balustrade
  • Bright comfortable Kitchen/living/dining area

Offington

Description:

A stunning house in Sutton. Ceardean has designed this home to create an imposing entrance and a kitchen/living/dining room with access to the patio.

Highlights:

  • Beautiful entrance
  • Elegant Kitchen/living/dining area
  • Incredible views and access to the garden

Celbridge

Testimonial:

“The house was too dark and now even in the winter we can catch more light. Derek always was there during the process attending every detail” Paul Harraghy

Description:

Ceardean worked to design an incredible new entrance using original materials and created a beautiful view through the house to the back yard. The house was extended to create a new kitchen/living/dining area with access to the garden patio, and a relaxed connection between the garden and the living space.

Highlights:

  • Beautiful new entrance design
  • Comfortable kitchen/living/dining area
  • Incredible views and access to the garden

Barberstown

Testimonial:

“Derek gave us a home that is flooded with light and absolutely suited to our lifestyle, down to the smallest detail – throughout the project and beyond he was always available to us.” Claire Chung

Description:

Ceardean designed this home to create a new bedroom layout and a new kitchen/living/dining room with access to the patio and created a new staircase with a beautiful view of garden with an abundance of natural light. 

Highlights:

  • Beautiful entrance hall view
  • Innovative new staircase 
  • Bedrooms moved to the South to design a comfortable light filled kitchen/living/dining area
  • Incredible Views and access to the garden

Inchicore

Testimonial:

“The varying height of spaces and winter garden feeds my imagination” Derek Trenaman

Description:

Ceardean designed a new layout to allow for an extension and renovation of the cottage.  The relocation of the entrance to the side and staircase opened up the layout to maximise the usability and space within the rooms

Highlights:

  • Large Oversized 4 meter door into yard
  • Winter garden dining room
  • South facing courtyard
  • Double height areas
  • Cosy snug living room

Booterstown

Testimonial:

“Derek was excellent at keeping on top of things, planning and general project management” Finola O Riordan 

Description:

Ceardean developed a new layout to maximise the western orientation and providing new views and direct access into the garden. 

Highlights:

  • Sunken living room with high ceilings 
  • Corner feature glazing to catch the west evening sun
  • View from front door into the garden
  • Oversized Glass Corner door from Hall to Kitchen/living/dining
  • Glass balustrade giving uninterrupted view from dining to garden area

Ridgewood

Testimonial:

“What I Liked about Derek was that he was always at the end of the phone if I needed advice or had a question” Shane Silvester

Description:

Our client wanted sunlight and a new garden area to enjoy the sun. To achieve this the project evolved demolition of a shed to create a space in the garden to catch the west and south light.  The existing house was redesigned to make a new open plan kitchen/living/dining area.  

Highlights

  • East West Clearstory windows 
  • Biforld doors linking kitchen with patio garden
  • New utility/shed to side of house. 
  • Open kitchen/living/dining room
  • Maximising the south and west light to rear of garden

Cul Din

Testimonial:

“I saw the opportunity to make this a very special place” Derek Trenaman

Description

Ceardean renovated a derelict cottage and established a landscaped garden, kitchen garden and orchard. The design allows for a  future extension. The house is Off Grid generating its own power via solar panels and a wind turbine. The house also features, back boiler heating, a hand pumped well and sawdust composting toilet.

Highlights:

  • Direct view from front door into the garden
  • Off Grid Home, generates its own power 
  • Bio mass willow production for heating fuel
  • Sawdust Composting toilet 
  • Sustainable allotment kitchen garden and orchard

Palmerstown

Testimonial:

“Derek came up with a design that we fell in love with” Andrew Calder

Description:

Extension and Renovation of a 4 bedroom house. The key to unlocking the design was relocating the stairs to take advantage of the attic and installing a courtyard to bring light and ventilation into each living area. 

Highlights:

  • New stairs location unlocked the plan
  • South aspect courtyard
  • View from the front door to the garden
  • Kitchen with Island
  • Sunken Living Area

Clondalkin

Testimonial:

We now have a huge amount of natural daylight coming in every day and it’s uplifting.” Caroline Nolan

Description:

This project evolved relocating there disable daughter’s bedroom from first floor to ground level.  Ceardean designed a her new bedroom and the family living spaces around a courtyard so that Rebecca’s bedroom would be integrated into the family living environment.  

Highlights:

  • Easy movement for disabled accessibility 
  • Successful second Home Adaptation Grant (HAG)
  • Bright south facing Kitchen/Living/Dining room
  • Rebecca’s bedroom and living rooms visually connected around a courtyard 
  • View from front door into the garden and courtyard

Clontarf

Testimonial:

“The house had been dark and is now filled with natural light”  Alan O Brien

Description:

This project involved the renovation and extension of a terraced home. The courtyard brings light and ventilation deep into the house and provides a focal view for each room.

Highlights:

  • Direct view from front door to garden. 
  • Dining room with bi-fold door into courtyard
  • Feature zinc roof and glazed wall to garden
  • Utility storage wall located in the kitchen
  • Three new separate but interconnected living spaces

Redesdale

Testimonial:

“Derek was able to provide fantastic practical advice and ideas”  Tiernan O Neil 

Description:

Ceardean redesigned the home to create a new kitchen/living/dining room with access to a west facing garden patio. The design is future proofed to allow for an attic conversion 

Highlights:

  • Living areas flipped to the rear of the house 
  • Large double slider to patio and garden beyond
  • Design future proofed for attic conversion
  • Views and Strong connection to the garden
  • Oversized glass door to kitchen/living/dining area.

Rathfarnham

Testimonial:

“The design ceardean came up with was perfect, we’re all thrilled with it” Eimear Lynch 

Description:

Ceardean designed a new layout to provide a living environment to accommodate a private grandfather’s bedroom and living area while and a family  kitchen/living/dining area with connections to the garden.  

Highlights:

  • View from front door to courtyard and garden beyond
  • A courtyard that gives south light into all living rooms
  • Future proofed disabled accessible layout. 
  • Large feature glazed walls into the garden and courtyard