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Sarah Petersen – Business Owner / Creative Design Director

sarah petersen

Qualified Interior Designer and Project Manager, Sarah Petersen is the owner of Dan-Éire Designs; specialising in residential and commercial projects nationwide. Sarah has worked on a number of new builds, renovations, cafes and interactive visitor centres.

Sarah is also the creator of Bosca Teolaí – a new product range coming to Dan-Éire Designs in September 2021.

If you care about what it looks like in the end, call us in the beginning!

Sarah prides herself and her work on understanding the finer details, whilst keeping the big picture in mind. Practicing Holistic / Human-centred Interior Design, she gains a deep understanding of the client’s personality, lifestyle and design needs before commencing each project. With a background in Environmental Science, Sarah hopes to become a national leader in Sustainable Interior Design in Ireland.

Danish roots and strong artistic influences from her parents have helped create a deep understanding of beautiful and functional design.

Michelle Connelly – Design Consultant – Wood & Ribbon

Michelle Connelly

A graduate of the Interior Design Academy of Ireland, Michelle’s prior accomplishments in a Software Engineering career brings a unique blend of creativity and attention to detail to all design projects.

Michelle’s sense of style is influenced by the warm tones and natural textures of the Scandinavian aesthetic but her keen eye allows her to effortlessly blend influences from complimentary styles that can be drawn from the traditional to the contemporary…and everything in between.

Michelle is a creative, personable individual with a passion for art, design and interiors, she also has an innate talent for identifying new and upcoming trends in the industry. She understands her clients and uses her experience and skills to find solutions that are practical, beautiful and tailored to their needs.

Bronagh Fleming – Design Consultant – Fox Hollow Style

Bronagh FlemingEducated at Limerick School of Art and Design, with an additional qualification in photography, Bronagh began styling interiors for clients over ten years ago.

She then went on to forge a career as a colour consultant and now works as a Crown Paint Style Guide and Design Consultant with Dan Eire Designs.
Winner of the Amara Interior Awards  ‘Best Use of Instagram’ 2019 and longlisted for the same category in the 2021 Awards.
“I have always tried to encourage clients to embrace their own individual style; to work with them through colour to make the most of their homes and their key pieces”.
Amy Thorne – Design Consultant – Gaia Interior Design

Amy Thorne

Amy lives in rural Lincolnshire in the UK.

After running a successful wedding planning business for almost a decade, she decided during 2020 to retrain in the interior design industry and study for her HNC with the British Academy of Interior Design.  Amy has always had a passion for residential and commercial spaces and is particularly interested in ethical, natural and sustainable design.   Her flair, creativity and attention to detail are second to none, mixed with her project management and business acumen.  A biophilia enthusiast, Amy has an eye for conceptualisation and meeting her client’s need to produce inspiring results.

Interests outside of design, include yoga, travelling, spending quality time with family and friends and indulging in great food (and wine).

Celine Gill – Design Consultant – Style At No.5

Celine Gill

A lifelong interest in design and interiors helped Celine as she transitioned from a career in training and education into interior design. With a love of natural colours that suit Irish homes and interest in sourcing sustainable furniture, she works closely with her clients to deliver a scheme that works for them.

“I don’t believe you have to throw everything out and start again. I look at what you have and use colour, texture, layers and vintage pieces to create a cohesive and stylish space for you.”

Celine takes a holistic approach to design, looking at how a client wants to feel in their home and how they use it day-to-day. She believes a home is always evolving, which means making it work through the different phases of one’s life.  Her designs are focused on sustainability and adaptability to create spaces that work for years to come.

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