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The Snug

Unqualified Design Studio


The Snug is a participatory design project exploring places of conversation in contemporary Ireland.

Led by international arts collective Unqualified Design Studio (Without Sin, Carlow Arts Festival 2023), the project invited communities in Graiguecullen and Carlow Town to collaborate in the creation of a temporary space for conversation, as part of Carlow Arts Festival.

The Snug will hold a series of intimate presentations, workshops and conversations about craft-making, architecture, and design - uncovering the elements that make a space ideal for the conversations that connect us.

★★★★ “Prompts a reflective conversation”
The Stage (Without Sin)

The Snug is part of Unqualified Design Studio's participatory design project WE NEED TO TALK for Carlow Arts Festival's year-round ASSEMBLY programme.

Funded by The Arts Council | An Chomhairle Ealaíon

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