A graduate of NCAD (National College of Art and Design) Product design school in Ireland. Tom works in a variety of materials to produce items for interiors.
After working in design and commercial environments for a number of year he founded the design company Rua in 1999. Specialising in product design for interiors, the company now produces lighting, furniture, objects and mirrors.
The company has its own manufacturing facility and they also work with specialist suppliers.
Tom works mostly with architects and interior designers but also with commercial companies on a wide variety of projects. He also works with private clients on domestic projects.
The company provides an end-to-end service including design, prototyping and delivery of the end product. The company also provide complete interior fit out services to clients from lighting to floors, doors, panelling, and built in environments.
Tom has exhibited his work in Dublin, London, and New York. His work has been featured in a wide variety of specialist publications.