WHAT IS FÍOR STUDIOS?

Fíor means 'true' in Irish

Fíor studios is an Irish Architecture and Design Studio based in Dublin and Cork.

 

The studio focuses on collaboration to create exceptional, innovative and sustainable architecture.

Fíor studios is a multidisciplinary design collective. We are a group of designers from different design backgrounds that collaborate to create an all-encompassing design experience. 

 

Communicating and collaborating with different people from different design backgrounds means that everyone approaches a design challenge from a different perspective and therefore the problem is tackled in a new and innovative way. 

 

Through having this collective of designers we can carry through a project from the initial concept to a completed interior design project, creating a cohesive and considered design. 

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Amy Mc Keogh RIAI 

Architect | Founding Director + Creative Director

Amy began her architectural education in CCAE (Cork Centre for Architectural Education) where she did both her undergrad and Masters. Amy was awarded the CCAE highest achievement award for placing first in the 2014 Master’s class. Her thesis project was one of two selected to represent the Architecture school in the RIBA president’s medal award. She was awarded the highest result in a taught Masters 2014 in Architecture from CIT.


Amy began her architectural career by working for Heneghan Peng Architects in Dublin in 2014. Amy worked on a variety of projects, most notably on the refurbishment and extension of the National Gallery of Ireland.
Amy moved to work with PRP Architects, London in 2016 and returned home to Ireland in 2018 to found Fíor studios, a multi-disciplinary design studio.

 

In early 2019 Amy founded Ireland’s first Design and Food hybrid festival called Design POP, which took place from the 17th to the 19th of May in Cork City. Design POP had 6 pavilions created by 6 Irish Designers and Architects collaborating with Irish food producers to create structures dotted around the city, forming a food and design trail. The festival also had over 19 lectures, panel discussions and a food market. The event attracted over 45,000 people and intends to build on the success year on year.

 

Kyle Cheldon Barnett

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Photographer and Designer

 

Kyle Cheldon Barnett is a Dublin based Photographer, Illustrator and Designer, with a background in Fine Art Photography, Visual Communications, and Fashion Design.

 

Known primarily for his minimal illustrations, Kyle has also produced one of a kind piece for print, film, tv and has exhibited in Ireland and internationally. He has recently produced a portrait photo series for boutique music & culture festival, Another Love Story, and so many more. Kyle has gained a reputation for architectural photography with his use of light and capturing the spacial quality of a building.

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Nancy Manley

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Architectural Graduate

 

Nancy graduated from Cork Centre for Architectural Education (CCAE) in 2020 with first-class honours. 

Nancy worked as an Architectural Assistant in PM-Group for the summer between June and August in 2019. 

Celene Collins 

www.celenecollins.ie

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Interior Designer 

 

Celene has over 23 experience in the Interior Design Space.  She has designed show houses, worked on home renovations& new builds, hotels, restaurants and offices.  She has great relationships with many Engineers & Architects and is well respected as a Leading Interior Designer in the Munster area. 

Celene, completely understand the design process when building or renovating or doing a complete makeover to home.  She takes the pain out of the many decisions that need to be made and help you to stay one step ahead of your build.   She will bring your design to life and help you to visualise it long before you move in.

 

Celene designs custom made headboards, occasional chairs, specialist lighting to the simplest of lamps.   Fabric & Wallpapers play a huge part in a client’s colour.  Celene sources suitable fabrics for her clients and can tailor the curtain poles to suit, even in the same paint colour as the walls, not to mention painted lamp bases to suit also.

Before starting a home construction project, homeowners often wonder whether to hire an architect or an interior designer. The answer? If you are building from the ground up or working on an extensive remodel of our existing home, having both will change the way you live.
Every home tells a story woven through the work of both architects and interior designers. In our 20 + years of design experience, the most successful new home construction and extensive remodel projects are ones where there exists a symbiotic relationship between these two professionals. Our unique collaboration with Amy McKeogh of Fior Studios, allows us to complement each other’s expertise and keep your vision and preferences at the forefront. We offer the client the full Design Source & Finish services all under one roof. Working in harmony encourages the exchange of ideas and ensures the cohesiveness of your project.

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