20 Questions: Louise, Designer @ KLD & Founder of MintMag.ie

Louise is the newest recruit to the KLD team and we are over the moon to have her join our growing team of ladies! Having completed an Interior Design course, as well as founding her own online women’s magazine three years ago, not to mention heading up the design of her very own dream home on Mayo’s Clare Island, this impressive lady has drive, determination and buckets of creativity. As one of the newer recruits to the KLD team, we wanted to get to know the woman behind these many creative endeavors a little better,  so we asked her a couple of important questions…

1. What could you not live without? Food.

2. Where would be your ideal weekend break? The Europe Hotel, Kerry.


3.  Who would you turn to in a time of need? My best friends.

4. What inspires you? The places I travel to and the people I meet.

5. Your favourite gadget or app? My GoPro – for underwater and snowy fun.


6. What’s on your bucket list? To scuba-dive with whale sharks in Mozambique.

7. How would you describe yourself in 3 words? Happy, creative, a dreamer.

8. What is your favourite saying? ‘There’s no such thing as bad weather, just inappropriate clothing’, Ranulph Fiennes

9. When did you start MintMag.ie? September 2013. We ate a lot of cake to celebrate.


10. How would you describe MintMag.ie? A place for every woman to come for inspiration or a coffee break.

11. What would be your number one design tip? Be brave and personal.

12. How would you describe your style? Feminine, and a little country bumpkin.

13. Favourite place to eat in Dublin? Sophies @ The Dean – for the design, the view, and the wood fired pizza.

14. Favourite hotel in the world? Any one in the Soho House group.


15. Favourite thing about design? It’s expressive.

16. Favourite bar in Dublin? In the Winter, any where with a fire. In the Summer, the patio in Drury Buildings.

17. What’s in your handbag? iPhone, purse, Norwegian Formula hand cream & lip balm, tape measure and the keys to my Vespa.


18. What’s your favourite movie? Almost Famous.

19. What’s your stress reliever? A cup of tea wine.

20. What’s on your wish list for Christmas 2016? To finish the house i’m building on Clare Island, Co. Mayo.


MintMag.ie is an online women’s magazine sharing content on topics including interiors, fashion, beauty, food and health. With a wealth of knowledge and a keen eye from style, this online spot is a constant source of inspiration and ideas from Louise.