Design Dogs was founded by Mark Whelan and Michael Conlon out of a mutual passion for design and architecture. Mark and Michael bring over 20 years of collective experience providing design and architectural services to domestic residential, Healthcare, Hospitality and retail sectors.

Design Dogs bring a unique vision and approach to space creation.

We take a focused and diligent approach to our projects and thrive on the challenge of finding unique solutions to design problems.


Design Dogs is a multi-talented design studio that offers some of the following services to it's clients:

• Space planning

• Interior design/ interior architecture

• Planning applications

• Disability access certificate applications

• 3D Model rendering

• Project management

• Furniture and lighting

WHO WE ARE (our pedigree)

Mark received his B.A. (Hons) 1st class degree from Griffith College in 2004. Mark has over 13 years experience working on architectural projects, both in Ireland and the US, including large scale residential developments and commercial spaces. Mark founded in 2010, which offered a range of design and renovation services. He has significant experience leading interior renovation projects from concept to completion.


Michael received his B.A. (Hons) 1st class degree from Griffith College in 2006 and a previous Part time Design lecture at Griffith College for a number of years. He has worked with a number of architectural firms for 11 years on the design and construction of several large scale commercial and residential projects. Michael is a member of the European Council of Interior Architects.