Grainne Crowley Interior Designer

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About Me

I grew up in Cork and trained in Interior Design in Dublin 2000. I worked as an in-house interior designer for Minnie Peters in Dublin for a few years and established my own practice in 2002. I have in recent years returned to Cork. I bring knowledge and instinctive creative skills to both modern and period properties. This is very much influenced by having been a member of The Irish Georgian Society and having completed the Fine and Decorative Arts course with the IPAV in Dublin. I try to incorporate old and new pieces into each design. The planet is suffering so I try to play my part by upcycling client's furniture to bring joy back into them and by sourcing vintage pieces whenever I can.

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My Philosophy

Designing Interiors that Evoke Joy and Comfort

My philosophy centers on creating spaces that bring happiness to those who inhabit them. A well-designed room should be both comfortable and functional, with an ambiance that radiates positivity. I don't believe in following trends, as they come and go – instead, I draw inspiration from the house's personality and the residents' lifestyles. Your home should be a reflection of your unique identity!

Ongoing Project: Greek Revival Georgian Property in Co. Cork



Recent Projects

Mid 20th Century House Blackrock Cork

Art's and Craft's Home Rathmines

Summer House Rosscarbery West Cork

Family Home Dun Laoghaire Co.Dublin

Revamp Your Old Chair in Style!

Family Home Mount Merrion Dublin

Rental Apartment Dublin 4

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  • Send me photos of your room, lets discuss what you're looking for and I'll be able to ​give you a quote. Every Job is different.
  • If you just want a colour consultation that's fine.
  • If you are looking for a 1 to 2 hour consultation to help you finish a room, that can be ​arranged.
  • If you need to have a complete design service, I'm always happy to discuss that before ​you make any commitment.
  • Some clients just want a mood board with ideas, without a home visit, so all online, ​happy to go with that too.
  • Fill in this questionnaire and I’ll get back to you promptly, just click on the image and the ​questionnaire will pop up!

  • Contact me for my selection of price packages

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"Grainne is the reason we fell in love with our Victorian home that we

recently renovated. Grainne is professional, talented, practical, ​knowledgeable, patient and most of all, is a mind of information ​regarding furniture layout, carpets, lighting and styling a home. She ​used paint colours that I wouldn't have picked in a million years, but ​they worked perfectly and everyone that walks through the front door ​has the same reaction, "Wow...your hall looks amazing"

We are thrilled to bits with the advice she gave us and I'd have her

back again in a heartbeat."

Anne Copplestone | Cork City

" We worked with Gráinne during the recent renovation of our 1900’s

house in Rosscarbery, Co Cork. We wanted to respect the history of

the house and it’s rural and costal location. Gráinne worked both, with ​us, as well as using her own initiative to achieve this. She listened

attentively to our family’s requirements. Her attention to detail along

with her vast experience in Interior design resulted in

a home that is unique, comfortable, and practical with spaces that

suit the various needs of our family. We would highly recommend ​Gráinne."

Ann O'Connell | West Cork

"I engaged Grainne to do a complete design revamp of my 5 bedroom

Arts and Crafts house in Rathmines, Dublin. In my view, she is one of ​the best interior designers that I have worked with. Grainne worked ​really well with

me as her client. She met me to discuss my own (vague) thoughts

about my hopes for the final look and worked very hard to bring

clarity to my own thinking. She then brought her own great sensibility

to producing a look that would be reflective of the Edwardian

heritage of the house. She never failed to bring ideas and solutions

to the inevitable challenges an older house like this brings.

Grainne has mastered the difficult skill of bringing her own thoughts ​and ideas to a project while keeping me on board at all times. I'm

really happy with the results, which can be viewed on Grainne's ​website. In my opinion, the photos in the "before and after" section ​understate

if anything the extent to which her work improved my property. On the ​(always) important issue of costs, I felt that Grainne kept me fully ​posted and in a timely fashion on projects costs and her own fees.

I received these on a regular bases which gave great comfort that I ​received value for money right through and was always in control

of the financial situation.

Diarmuid Bradley | Rathmines Dublin

Our home is an Edwardian property and Grainne's advice has always ​been sympathetic to this. We recently added a contemporary

extension to our home and Grainne advised us on everything from the ​layout to the final finishes. She has always taken our tastes and our ​needs into account when advising us in a very professional manner.

I would highly recommend her interior design service.

Eileen Buckley | Dublin

"Grainne's excellent communication skills, professionalism and positive

attitude gave us confidence that we would achieve a great result for ​our Victorian building on Northumberland Road, Dublin 4. She has left ​us with a building and environment to be proud of which is admired by ​all whovisit us here in the Irish Cancer Society.

Olwyn Ryan | Patient Support Groups Manager | Irish Cancer ​Society

"I could not recommend Grainne more highly. My home is such a gorgeous,

pleasant place now and I am so delighted with all her advice"

Juliet Benson | Dublin

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