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Layering Your Home For Winter

Winter interiors are all about texture and layering. Changing your summer and spring throw pillows and blankets is a great way to prepare your home for the colder winter months.… Read More.

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Room 606: Celebrating Modern Design

Having Danish heritage I have always had a keen interest in the world of Scandinavian design, where they believe ordinary objects should be beautiful, that design should enhance everyday life,… Read More.

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Learn Interior Design Online with the Coco Republic Design School

The Coco Republic Design School, in partnership with Design Centre Enmore (Sydney Institute TAFE) has launched a dynamic new way to study interior design online.   how to get your ex… Read More.

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Federation Revivial by Hare & Klein

I have long admired Meryl Hare, of Hare & Klein, for her original and inspired interior schemes. As an interior design firm, Hare & Klein have a consistent way of… Read More.

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Inspired Outdoor Fabrics for Summer

With the arrival of Summer upon us, it’s time to start making sure our outdoor spaces are as immaculately dressed as our interiors. help writing college essays Below, Dean Boone… Read More.

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Coastal Print Perfect; Diane Von Furstenberg’s Australian Penthouse

When fashion and interior worlds collide, they often create iconic spaces. Like many fashion elite (Missoni, Ralph Lauren & Versace) Diane von Furstenberg stands out as one designer who manages… Read More.

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Paris and the Study of Surfaces

Paris. Intoxicating, beautiful and a place that inevitably captures your heart. On a recent visit, what struck me alongside the tolling of the cathedral bells and the blooms bursting from… Read More.

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It’s All About The Rug

They say a rug can anchor and define your interior space; it’s the glue that holds it all together. One that I am loving right now for its bright, bold… Read More.

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The Inspired Outdoor Room

Here at the Coco Republic Design School, I get the chance to speak with emerging designers on a daily basis. And one of the questions that comes up frequently is… Read More.

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Gone Fishing: Mr Jason Grant for Murobond

Dreaming of a coastal holiday?  I know I am. come curare i funghi della pelle Sydney based interior stylist Mr Jason Grant, has released his highly anticipated fourth collaboration with… Read More.

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New York Gift Fair 2012 – The Latest Trends

The New Gift Fair brings together the best in decorative accessories and furnishings from around the world, but the highlights would definitely have to be from the local markets including… Read More.

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Colour Love: Red-Purple

Enigmatic, bold and alluring, red-purple is one of my favourite colours. Radiating energy, this colour makes me think of exotic flowers such as orchids or fuschias. It’s a colour I… Read More.

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St Kilda Living

Each time I look at this interior, my heart softens and I smile gently at what has been created in this st. kilda apartment renovation. For me, the stand-out elements… Read More.

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Intriguing Art at Coco Republic

Coco Republic have just received the first shipment of beautiful wall art from a Los Angeles based studio, Natural Curiosities Art House. We chose to represent the range because of… Read More.

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From Paris to Milan with Paola Navone

I recently became aware of Paola Navone – a Milan based architect, designer, art director, interior decorator, exhibitioner and event organiser…. Paola Navone is one creative gem! Here is a… Read More.

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Thomas O’Brien – Aero Studio

Thomas O’Brien is the quintessential New York Interior designer who has successfully expanded his business into lighting and product design. Coco Republic will be stocking a selection of the range… Read More.

New York, USA

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How to style with Jason Grant

I would like to introduce you to one of Sydney’s best stylists; Mr Jason Grant; a Melbourne born Sydney based stylist, writer and blogger. Best known for his signature style;… Read More.

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Tent My World

There is a certain romance about an interior space which has been tented in fabric. I’m not sure whether this comes from references of campaign safari sites in Africa or… Read More.

Sydney, Australia

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Quatrefoil Trend Alert

The Quatrefoil has been used in gothic architecture for centuries and has recently had a resurgence in the interiors world. The quatrefoil is by definition a round shape commonly used… Read More.

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Jeff Leatham- A Cut Above the Rest

These  are not your average floral arrangements; call it contemporary art. paper writing service He has a slew of celebrity clientele including Oprah, Eva Longoria, Kylie Minouge & Maddona (to… Read More.

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Zig-Zag the New Stripe

Forget straight lines, the chevron is the new stripe. Missoni made the chevron pattern famous in the 60’s with a kaleidoscope of colours.   Now  this trend is emerging not only… Read More.

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Art Selection for Interiors

As an Interior Designer I often get asked by clients “what should I select for my walls, they are so bare?” It’s personal Artwork is so personal with the style,… Read More.

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Luxury Home Design, Kate St James

Kate St James is one busy lady in the interiors magazine world. She’s managing editor of Universal Magazines’ Home Design + Living Series including Luxury Home Design, Contemporary Home Design,… Read More.

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DesignEX 2012

For over 24 years, DesignEX has been Australia’s largest interiors, design and architecture event.  Lauren Ebbeck is the newly appointed Group Exhibition Director and promises some big changes – including… Read More.

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