Sophie Robinson will be speaking at the DFS Interiors Theatre on Saturday 27th April

Interior design fans will be thrilled to learn that interior designer, broadcaster and colour expert Sophie Robinson will be joining the exciting lineup at the PTSB Ideal Home Show this April!

She has teamed up with DFS to create an exclusive collection that marries the quality and comfort of DFS furniture, with the confidence, colour and creativity of her maximalist interiors style.

Sophie is best known for her vibrant sense of style and joyous use of colour, as seen on the BBC’s The Great Interior Design Challenge, Interior Design Masters and DIY SOS, and Channel 5’s Dream Home Makeovers with Sophie Robinson.

She has worked in the interior design field for over 25 years, across design, journalism, and TV, with a mission to inspire and help millions to have the confidence to create vibrant, individual, authentic, and of course, colourful homes.

Sophie hosts the UK’s number 1 interiors podcast, The Great Indoors, has an award-winning blog, and thriving Instagram account where she shares all she knows about creating joyful interiors. Her Interior Design school and colour workshops are where she guides people through the design process, arming them with the confidence to embrace colour, discover their own authentic sense of style and tap into their creativity.

Sophie Robinson will be speaking at the DFS Interiors Theatre on Saturday 27th April.

Jo Linehan will host the DFS Interiors Theatre every day of the Show

Jo Linehan began her career in journalism as a Junior Editor at IMAGE Magazine in 2011. After five years at the leading fashion and lifestyle publication, she moved to New York to pursue a fashion styling and freelance writing career. On her return in 2016, she co-founded GAFF Interiors, Ireland’s premier online publication, for affordable interior inspiration and advice.

After working with some of the country's leading fashion, home and lifestyle brands, Jo recognised the incredible waste and disparity the consumer industry perpetuated. Since 2019, Jo has worked extensively to support sustainable brands and initiatives, returning to gain her MSc in Management for Sustainable Development at Dublin City University and launching her independent podcast series, Futurist.

She runs GAFF Shop, a circular economy platform where like-minded interior lovers can buy and sell pre-loved home pieces.

Today, she writes about sustainability for The Sunday Times, Irish Country Magazine and contributes to The Irish Times and Sunday Business Post.

Jo Linehan is hosting the DFS Interiors Theatre all weekend, Friday through to Sunday.

Neven Maguire will be on the Dunnes Stores Chefs Life Theatre Every Day of the Show

When all your home improvements have been completed and you finally move into your new kitchen with state-of-the-art appliances and the space and light you always wanted, there is nothing better than having some really great recipes and cookware to prepare that special meal for family or friends.

That’s why Dunnes Stores are bringing along their Simply Better brand ambassador Neven Maguire to this April’s PTSB Ideal Home Show to demonstrate how easy it is to cook those special meals using ingredients from the Dunnes Stores Simply Better Collection and the COOK with Neven Maguire cookware range.

Neven Maguire will be doing cooking demos in the Dunnes Stores Chefs Live Theatre all weekend, Friday through to Sunday.

Meet Patricia Power at the DFS Interiors Theatre

Patricia Power is one of Ireland’s most renowned Quantity Surveyors.
She has been a major feature on the much-loved TV Show RTE’s Room to Improve.

She was involved in the show for 5 out of the 10 series, and is best known for her straight-talking, no-nonsense approach, continually delivering projects on budget, whilst always considering and preserving the design aspirations by Dermot and the clients.

Patricia Power will be chatting to Jo Linehan in the DFS Interiors Theatre.

Hear from Hugh Wallace in the DFS Interiors Theatre

Hugh Wallace is a well-respected, award-winning architect and founding partner of Douglas Wallace Consultants (40 years ago). Hugh has a passion for creative design that engages with its audience to create conversation and comment. He believes that good architecture is essential to create social cohesion and enhance our enjoyment of our landscape and living environment whether in the city or countryside. It’s about creating a smile on our faces –
creating a sense of place and belonging.

Hugh’s excitement at being involved as a judge in RTE’s Home of the Year is palpable as he opens the door to the most extraordinary homes in Ireland and seeing the creativity that abounds.  He is also the presenter of RTE’s The Great House Revival, his other passion, the restoration of our architectural heritage from the humble farm buildings to the great houses of Ireland.

Hugh Wallace will be at the Dunnes Stores Chefs Live Theatre and the DFS Interiors Theatre.

Hear from Donal Skehan in Dunnes Stores Chefs Live Theatre

With ten years under his belt as a TV host and award winning food writer, Dunnes Stores brand partner Donal Skehan provides his audience with do-able meals that anyone can master. A dad of two, Donal knows a thing or two about juggling parenthood, work and cooking!

Donal Skehan will be at the Dunnes Stores Chefs Live Theatre.

Hear from Aileen Cox Blundell in Dunnes Stores Chefs Live Theatre

Mother of three Aileen Cox Blundell started her Baby-Led Feeding website in 2015 and has gone on to publish two best-selling cookbooks. Aileen’s Baby Led Feeding community has grown to over
100,000 parents from all around the world. Aileen has been working with Dunnes Stores for several years and creates new recipes each month for parents with young children.

Aileen Cox Blundell will be at the Dunnes Stores Chefs Live Theatre.

Hear from Diarmuid Gavin in Dunnes Stores Chefs Live Theatre

Garden designer and TV personality Diarmuid Gavin has won numerous awards for his garden designs. Diarmuid has written several books and gardening columns for newspapers and magazines and in 2018 launched his Outer Spaces range with Dunnes Stores.

Diarmuid Gavin will be at the Dunnes Stores Chefs Live Theatre.

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