Design Field Notes

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Finds From Far & Wide

Grand Opening: Max Sparrow Now On The Gold Coast

A purveyor of beautiful furniture and homewares from travels around the globe, Max Sparrow is delighted to announce the opening of a new gallery at Southport, on the Gold Coast.… Read More.

Category: Places & Faces, What's On

Caitlan Nagle

Bellevue Hill by Coco Republic Property Styling

Coco Republic Property Styling introduced a relaxed and timeless scheme to maximise buyer appeal for a beautiful, open plan apartment in Sydney. Soft muted colours and beautiful accessories complemented the… Read More.

Category: Interior spaces

Caitlan Nagle

Interiors for the Inspired Traveller

If you’re anything like me, different countries and cultures are a huge inspiration when it comes to my taste in music, art, fashion, and especially design. From Bali to Bordeaux,… Read More.

Category: Trends & Finds

Max Sparrow

Finalists Revealed: Belle Coco Republic Interior Design Awards 2017

Cutting edge residential interiors and revolutionary retail spaces are highlights of the shortlist for the 2017 Belle Coco Republic Interior Design Awards. Celebrating the pursuit of excellence, innovation and quality… Read More.

Category: Trends & Finds

Caitlan Nagle

Granger & Co, Kings Cross

Aussie restaurateur Bill Granger took a piece of Sydney side into his third and largest London restaurant, Granger & Co. Bringing sunny relaxed vibes and a matching laid back menu… Read More.

Category: Places & Faces

Emily Penson

In Vogue: Petrol On Trend

Petrol continues to make its presence felt in the home. A colour that grew in popularity late last year, it’s as intriguing as ever. A cross between blue and teal, petrol… Read More.

Category: Trends & Finds

Caitlan Nagle

Staging For Sale On The Gold Coast

Coco Republic Property Styling styled an elegant family residence for sale with an enviable waterfront location at the Gold Coast. Located in Broadbeach Waters on Monaco Street, the grand 987… Read More.

Category: Trends & Finds

Caitlan Nagle

Coastal Calm by Coco Republic Interior Design

This light filled two storey house on Sydney’s Northern Beaches is quintessential coastal living.  The brief was to create a casual yet elegant feeling throughout the house. The pieces all… Read More.

Category: Interior spaces

Lily

Dining Room Ambience

Lighting can undoubtedly be a favourite element of design. Beautiful lights make a huge impact and whether it’s a contemporary kitchen nook or an elegant dining room, statement lighting can… Read More.

Category: How To

Jessica Theuerjahr

Sydney’s Crown Jewel, Hotel Palisade

Sitting five storeys tall on a hill overlooking Millers Point, Hotel Palisade boasts one of the most beautiful views of Sydney harbour. The hotel is nestled between Sydney’s newest playground, Barangaroo… Read More.

Category: Interior spaces, Places & Faces

Sarah Muir

Interior Decorator Melinda Hartwright

I’ve been a follower of Melinda Hartwight’s work for a number of years. A brilliant interior designer and stylist, her roots in the Southern Highlands of NSW influence her design schemes… Read More.

Category: Trends & Finds

Daniela Frougas

Design Crush: Herringbone & Chevron

Herringbone and chevron are timeless when combined with beautifully crafted materials. In flooring or wall tiling, the effect adds a sophisticated aesthetic in any space. My herringbone addiction follows a love… Read More.

Category: Trends & Finds

Caitlan Nagle

Minetta Tavern, Greenwich Village

On approach to the Minetta Tavern it is quite easy to miss the entry. Located in beautiful and bustling Greenwich Village in New York City, you could be forgiven for walking… Read More.

Category: Places & Faces

Daniela Frougas

Choosing The Right Bed

Choosing the right bed is very important, from an aesthetic as well as practical point of view. A bedroom for most people is a private space, and is often the… Read More.

Category: Interior spaces

Jessica Theuerjahr

The Avalon Hotel By Kelly Wearstler

Adjacent to LA’s most famous restaurants and shopping lies The Avalon Hotel Beverley Hills, tucked away in a secluded residential neighbourhood. Once popular with celebrities like Marilyn Monroe, Mae West,… Read More.

Category: Interior spaces, Trends & Finds

Jessica Theuerjahr

Quick Tips; Styling Your Home For Sale

How your home is presented could greatly impact how much it sells for. And when you consider that your home is more than likely you biggest financial asset, it is… Read More.

Category: Interior spaces

Anne

Black Gold

The landmark Parisian restaurant Caviar Kaspia has spoilt Manhattan’s with a pop up restaurant over the last three months, with its finale encompassing New York Fashion Week in February. Renowned… Read More.

Category: Trends & Finds

Nicole

Daring Hudson By Timothy Oulton

What is the secret to a great night in? A sense of frisson, of impulse and possibility… the surprising reveal of what will come next.  With this is mind, Timothy… Read More.

Category: Trends & Finds

Jessica Theuerjahr

Nude Neutrals

Whilst crisp white and grey is timeless and still very much in vogue, I couldn’t resist a peek at nude and natural interiors for inspiration. Think flesh tones, biege, sand, taupe… Read More.

Category: Trends & Finds

Caitlan Nagle

The Holiday Retreat

I’ve been dreaming of an escape and the holiday retreat is the ultimate dream for many. An all year round sanctuary. Imagine your own paradise. The vibrant green views met with the… Read More.

Category: Trends & Finds

Sydney, Australia

Anthony

Designer Q&A: 88onRegent in Redfern

Coco Republic Interior Design was commissioned to provide a full scope interior design service for 88onRegent, a new 17 story multi-residential development by Thirdi Group located in Redfern within Sydney’s inner… Read More.

Category: Interior spaces, Places & Faces

Caitlan Nagle

The Formal Dining Room

The formal dining room has traditionally been a place of lavish hosting so to see this trend revitalised not only delights the interior aficionado within me, but the entertainer too. There is no… Read More.

Category: Trends & Finds

Max Sparrow

Potted Bliss: Indoor Plants 101

I have been inspired recently to add something living to my interior design scheme – something green and sculptural, to add interest, height and balance to my living room. Here… Read More.

Category: How To

Beth

Southbank Townhouse by Coco Republic Interior Design

Coco Republic Interior Design produced an elegant furniture and accessories scheme for a new construction townhouse in Southbank, Melbourne.  A focus on classic undertones with soft and sophisticated aesthetic enhanced the contemporary… Read More.

Category: Interior spaces

Stephanie Sanders