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About Jessica

Jessica is a lover of all things creative, having studied Media and Communications, and now Interior Design. An aspiring interior designer, she loves to incorporate exotic and eclectic elegance into the home, influenced by her time growing up in Indonesia, Papua New Guinea, and the Philippines. A newcomer to the industry, Jessica hopes to apply her keen eye for design to help clients transform their homes into a special sanctuary.

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.

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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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A Play On Malaysian Heritage: Loke Thye Kee Residences

Georgetown in Penang, Malaysia, is a colourful mishmash of ancient and colonial architecture; a mixed-pot of ancient and contemporary cultures, it’s no wonder that Georgetown is one of five Malaysian… Read More.

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VyTa Santa Margherita, Florence

Florence is a beautiful, quiet city filled with narrow lanes and old traditional buildings topped off with red terracotta-tiled roofs, which is why the super cool and contemporary interior of… Read More.

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Sheer Textures For Summer Style

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.

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Christmas Decoration Ideas for City Dwellers

You know we’re getting close to Christmas when the local shopping centres start bringing out the oversized Christmas trees and hanging gold ornaments. Along with the present-buying and card-sending comes the… Read More.

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Iconic Glamour at The Athenaeum Hotel & Residences

Soho, Kensington and Mayfair are home to some of the world’s finest hotels, from boutique to grand gestures of prosperity. It’s within these areas of London where you’ll find the… Read More.

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Seaview House by Jackson Clements Burrows Architects

A holiday house by the coast is part of the Australian dream and a reality for some. Let me introduce you to the Seaview House, showcasing a new take on the Australian… Read More.

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Natural Luxury: Deep Green & Timber

With all of the natural elements we’ve seen in interior design recently it’s really no wonder that the hues of green have been trending also. Associated with nature, tranquillity and… Read More.

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Champeaux Restaurant, Paris

As you might already have noticed, here on Field Notes we’ve written quite a number of articles about beautiful Parisian haunts. The French have always had a flair for design… Read More.

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Trending: 70s Glam

70’s Glam: No, I’m not talking about brown suits and corduroy (there’s nothing glam about that) – I’m talking more about the glamorous 70’s style that came with gold hoop… Read More.

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Modern Brazilian Flair

In the spirit of the Rio Olympic Games 2016, I thought it would be fitting to write about fresh and light-filled homes that offer an exotic South American touch. When… Read More.

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Beautiful Baths

Forget the feature tile (but not really) – a beautiful bathtub is the way to go for achieving a standout bathroom that exudes style and luxury. From a bright green… Read More.

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Tiles For A Statement Interior

I’ve taken a particular interest in tiles over these last couple of weeks after having been inspired by the stunning Moroccan Zellige, which you can read more about here. As… Read More.

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Hotel Panache, Paris

Set in Paris’ historic red light district lays the Hotel Panache: an Art Nouveau-inspired hotel that, thanks to its elegance and design flair, has recently become the talk of the… Read More.

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Interiors Inspiration: Powder Blue

Powder blue, baby blue, ice blue, angel blue – whichever term you choose, a light blue colour palette creates a really calm and serene ambience. Despite often being associated with a… Read More.

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Raffia, A Textural Touch

As we’re diving into our chillier months, our good friends in the USA are enjoying the sun and surf as they experience summer. While we enjoy luxuriously plush velvets and… Read More.

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Decadent Duo: Marble & Brass

Marble and brass is one of the all time classic combinations, from interior design to furniture and homewares. Think a marble benchtop and brass hardware in a kitchen, elegant light… Read More.

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Killiehuntly Farmhouse & Cottage

Tucked away in the exquisite rolling pastures of the Scottish Highlands lies Killiehuntly Farmhouse & Cottage; a 17th Century farmhouse that, thanks to Swiss interior designer Ruth Kramer, has evolved into a sophisticated… Read More.

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Square Detail: Moroccan Zellige

Tiles are a fantastic way to update any space; from the bathroom to the kitchen, a great feature tile can come a long way, incorporating pattern and colour into an… Read More.

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Bocadillo de Jamón y Champán, Madrid

Ham sandwiches don’t usually go hand-in-hand with champagne and luxurious fittings, but thanks to Lucas y Hernández-Gil, Madrid’s Bocadillo de Jamón y Champán proves otherwise. The gastronomic delight serves humble… Read More.

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Interior Design In Pet Loving Homes

There’s nothing better than coming home to a wagging tail after a day in the office, even though there is a lot of up-keep involved. From shedding hair to dirty… Read More.

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Glow With Gold

Copper has been the dominating metal over the last couple of years, and I think our obsession with the rose-toned metal has sadly come to an end this year. For… Read More.

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Decorate Your Bedroom Like a Boutique Hotel

When traveling I always like to rent an apartment to try and experience the area like a local, but occasionally I love to treat myself with a night or two… Read More.

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