Ciara graduated in fine art at NCAD Dublin, and her work led a natural progression into the world of interior architecture with a Masters of Arts in Interior Design at NESAD Boston. Having relocated to London in 2007, Ciara's design experience ranges from architectural to interior design studios working across commercial and residential sectors. She recently established her own interior design practice named studio RUUF, where they are currently working on a number of high end residential and workplace projects. Ciara is currently tutoring on the MA in interior Design at the National Design Academy and is also undertaking a qualification in garden design to further expand her design ethos. Moving countries periodically throughout her life has instilled in Ciara a passion to create designs with a strong identity, a unique sense of place and foster a greater sense of wellbeing through the users experience and understanding of space, form and personal connection.