Design Field Notes

Your guide to the great indoors

Finds From Far & Wide

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

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

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

Sebel Pier One

Always on the hunt to try a new hotel, my wife and I recently enjoyed a night at Sebel Pier One. I travel across the globe on buying and design… Read More.

Category: Interior spaces, Places & Faces

Anthony

Dark Days in 2017

We’ve seen a lot of colour last year featured in two different forms of intensity: saturated and muted palettes. We had rich botanical greens, bright reds, pinks, as well as deep… Read More.

Category: Trends & Finds

Jessica

The Plaza Hotel, New York City

When it comes to historic hotels in New York City, none is more famous than The Plaza Hotel by Fairmont, with breathtaking views over Fifth Avenue and Central Park. The only hotel in… Read More.

Category: Places & Faces

Daniela Frougas

The Beach House

A home need not be rife with anchors, shells, and maritime flags to have a soothing, coastal feel. Let me introduce you to my ideal modern beach house. Drawing a palette… Read More.

Category: Trends & Finds

Caitlan

Timber & Wicker: Modern Tribal Design

I’ve been lucky enough to live in the most remote parts of South East Asia and the South Pacific, and what inspired me the most was the clever use of… Read More.

Category: Trends & Finds

Jessica

Dinner by Heston Blumenthal

British chef Heston Blumenthal is regarded as one of the world’s finest. I was fortunate enough to visit his Mayfair venue, Dinner By Heston Blumenthal, in 2015 and The Fat Duck… Read More.

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Caitlan

Blue For Calming Interiors

There is no denying the calming effect of blue. Each shade and hue is cool and serene, from pale baby blues to moody indigos. Colour psychology offers associating terms including trust, peace, order and… Read More.

Category: Trends & Finds

Caitlan

Vibe Hotel by Bates Smart

When I think of airport hotels I think of dark, stuffy spaces filled with dated furniture – there’s nothing left to be desired when it comes to this type of… Read More.

Category: Trends & Finds

Jessica

Light Filled Interiors

Creating a chic, dreamy interior for spring and summer is a lot easier than you think, especially when you focus on one design aspect at a time. This post is… Read More.

Category: Trends & Finds

Lily

Himitsu Speakeasy by Tom Dixon

It doesn’t matter if you’re a design enthusiast or not, it’s safe to say you would have heard the name Tom Dixon before. Normally renowned for his product design (lighting… Read More.

Category: Places & Faces

Nicole

Musling Restaurant, Copenhagen

I don’t know if it’s because of my love for a monochromatic masculine space, but the Musling Restaurant in Copenhagen, Denmark, has really caught my eye. Local design firm Space… Read More.

Category: Trends & Finds

Anthony

Behind The Design With Oly

Kate McIntyre and Brad Huntzinger are the talented US duo behind Oly, one of Coco Republic’s exclusive international designers. Renowned for classic elegance with luxurious metallics and natural undertones, I… Read More.

Category: Places & Faces

Caitlan

Greenery; Colour Of The Year

Pantone have released their top colour picks for 2017, and things are looking fresh and bright. Introducing Greenery: a “tangy yellow-green” inspired by vibrant foliage with an intention to help us all… Read More.

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Caitlan

Luxury Living In Lindfield

Located in Lindfield along Sydney’s Upper North Shore is Emerson, an exciting project by Rudder Developments and Sydney Sotheby’s International Realty. The upcoming residential development features 16 luxury townhouses offering premium fixtures… Read More.

Category: Interior spaces

Caitlan

Five Minutes With Textile Designer Grace Garrett

I love the idea of designing your own rug completely tailored to your own space. As Homewares Buyer for Coco Republic, I wanted a bespoke touch to our rug collection and… Read More.

Category: Places & Faces, Trends & Finds

Beth

Striking Structural Details

What would your dream home look like if you could design a plan starting from a blank page?  The architectural details of the property are more than just the foundations of… Read More.

Category: Trends & Finds

Jessica

Pure Luxury: The Upholstered Bedhead

Hotel luxury at home. Think sumptuous velvets, linens, and leathers. Dreamy spaces to rest and unwind. Breakfast in bed and time out from a busy travel schedule. Introduce a boutique hotel… Read More.

Category: Trends & Finds

Alexandra

On Trend: Desert Wanderer

We’re expecting the use of more concentrated colours being used within an organic and natural aesthetic, which is in focus at the moment, and the perfect colour palette for this… Read More.

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Jessica

Art Deco Style by Max Sparrow

Art Deco was a style popular in the 20’s through to the 40’s, exuding glamour and luxury through the rich colours, bold geometry, and impeccable detail. The mixture between soft… Read More.

Category: Trends & Finds

Anthony

Music To The Home

I’ve noticed a trend as I flick through pages of my favourite international design magazines and after trawling Pinterest. Musical instruments are the new statement art. Whether you have a piano,… Read More.

Category: Trends & Finds

Caitlan

Swedish Minimalism Meets Colour

A Scandinavian interior has been really popular especially over the last few years. The light, monochromatic and minimalist aesthetic really appeals to our friends in Northern Europe as they’re often… Read More.

Category: Trends & Finds

Caitlan