Design Field Notes

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How To: Add Warmth And Ambience To An Interior

In fashion or interiors, the typical response when tackling the winter effect is to layer, layer, layer. But how else can you add warmth and ambience to your home this… Read More.

Max Sparrow

The Winners: Belle Coco Republic Interior Design Awards 2018

At tonight’s 2018 Belle Coco Republic Interior Design Awards, Australia’s interior design community came together to celebrate and identify the very best in Australian design talent. The Belle Coco Republic Interior Design… Read More.

The Editor

Vintage Rugs: No Two The Same

This coming winter, the easier way to inject warmth into your home is through laying a rug over your flooring, whether it be timber or tiles. Not only do rugs… Read More.

Anastasia Hadjidemetri

Mid-Century Modern Style

Diana Ribarevski, Head of Design Services NSW at Coco Republic, speaks of her passion for Mid-century design, and shares how we can incorporate it into our own homes.  Diana: Mid-century is… Read More.

Anastasia Hadjidemetri

New York’s Coolest Townhouse

The World of McIntosh Townhouse has a storied past. Currently located in the bustle of SoHo, it once supplied electrical power to the city, and in the 1980s and 90s… Read More.

Anastasia Hadjidemetri

Where Design Meets Nature: The Retreat At Blue Lagoon Iceland

On April 1st 2018, The Retreat at Blue Lagoon Iceland opened its doors for the first time to guests.  Located in the heart of an 800-year-old, moss-covered lava flow, The… Read More.

Anastasia Hadjidemetri

Styling An Artist’s Former Retreat.

Coco Republic Property Styling recently styled a character filled home for sale in Sydney’s prestigious Watsons Bay, a residence once belonging to legendary Australian artist John Olsen, painter of the… Read More.

Anastasia Hadjidemetri

Finalists Revealed | Belle Coco Republic Interior Design Awards 2018

The 2018 finalists have been announced for the prestigious 2018 Belle Coco Republic Interior Design Awards. Celebrating excellence in Australian interior design and decoration by individuals, partnerships and design practices… Read More.

Anastasia Hadjidemetri

When Your Art Is Above A Sofa Or Bed…

Creating a gallery wall is a design trend more popular than ever before, and is an expressive and creative way to show personality. Here are a few tips for hanging… Read More.

Joy Simonsen

Minimalist Perfection In Portsea

FGR Architects has brought the best of minimalist design to Wildcoast Road, by creating a rectangular module home that effortlessly stands out amongst its Portsea surroundings.  The true beauty of… Read More.

Anastasia Hadjidemetri

Get The Look: Timeless Chic

If you’ve recently seen our new photoshoot and fallen in love with our above living interior, then we’re here to help recreate that timeless space in your own home. With… Read More.

Anastasia Hadjidemetri

How To: Create A Gallery Wall

Creating a gallery wall is a design trend more and more people are embracing. A wall of artwork is an expressive and creative way to show personality; this is how… Read More.

Joy Simonsen

Breathtaking Beauty From South America

Introducing Estancia, exclusive to Coco Republic. Handcrafted from South America’s premium natural leather hides, Estancia Leather Co. offers a collection of beautifully finished sofas and delicately studded occasional chairs upholstered… Read More.

Anastasia Hadjidemetri

Channelling Industrial Chic: Barbacoa

Returning to the studio after a recent vacation to blissful Bali, I’m feeling creatively inspired and my batteries are recharged. I couldn’t believe how many amazing eateries there were (within… Read More.

Sarah Muir

How To: Style A Home Study

Good design is imperative for maximum productivity in home offices, especially for those increasing number of people opting to work from home. How do you create a harmonious home study… Read More.

Anastasia Hadjidemetri

How To: Style A Bar Cabinet

Anthony Mitsos, Showroom Manger for Max Sparrow, sheds light on the ever increasing demand for bar carts, and reveals how you can style your own cart for maximum practicality and… Read More.

Anastasia Hadjidemetri

Bringing The Outdoors In: Commissary

Situated in LA’s Koreatown district on the rooftop of the Line Hotel, Commissary is a restaurant and cocktail bar housed in a lush, urban greenhouse. Vibrant hanging and potted evergreen… Read More.

Anthony

Creating The Dream Mudroom

While not prevalent in Australian homes, mudrooms are instrumental in keeping a home organised and clutter free. The most important element… It’s important not to overthink or clutter the mudroom.… Read More.

Alexandra
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On Trend: Haute Bohemian

Each Bohemian home is different in design, energy, taste and scale. Rather than being about a particular look, Bohemian interiors are more about the intuit soul and spirit of a… Read More.

Lily

A Spotlight On India Mahdavi

In a city of restrained classicism and cloudy grey winter skies, the sister showrooms of Parisian-based designer India Mahdavi are an unexpected explosion of colour and forward thinking design. Sitting… Read More.

Beth

Nod To A Bygone Era

The Chicago Athletic Association Hotel is a Venetian Gothic landmark in Chicago. Reserved for the elite and privileged for 122 years, today the hotel is both a novel downtown destination… Read More.

Anthony

2018 Bathroom Tile Trends

Selecting bathroom tiles can be overwhelming. From synthetic and natural, shiny and matte, to large and small tiles, the choices and combinations are endless. Diana Ribarevski, Head of Design Services… Read More.

Anastasia Hadjidemetri

Pretty In Pink

Tucked away on 9 Conduit Street in London’s Mayfair is sketch, a discreet townhouse that houses several highly theatrical restaurants and bars, one of which is the Gallery – the… Read More.

Anthony

Investment Piece: The Sofa

Whether you have just bought a new home, changing location or simply considering a refresh; something which is almost always considered is a new sofa. The sofa is often seen… Read More.

Jessica Theuerjahr