This is the penthouse of Dublin’s Clarence Hotel, now open after a top to bottom redesign by United Designers. The penthouse comes complete with two bedrooms and bathrooms, a living area, dining room, kitchen, gallery, private bar, and outdoor hot tub. The Clarence’s 50 rooms are ‘luxurious havens of rich cardinal colours’, which contrast with the simple, monastic corridors, says a consultancy spokeswoman. See Hotels supplement.
As we approach the most wonderful time of the year, we ask creative directors what gift someone should buy a designer for Christmas.
The digital design consultancy has appointed a new head, who will oversee its six global offices and lead on growing the business in size and helping it make more money.
Send us photos of your offices decorated for Christmas, and we’ll be publishing a selection of the best ones next week.
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