Design Field Notes

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Finds From Far & Wide

5 Minutes With Verandah House

Judy Elliott and Jess Bandiera are the mother-daughter duo behind the award-winning interior design firm Verandah House, a firm which celebrates and creates coastal, Hamptons style interiors. “Our design aesthetic… Read More.

Daniela Frougas

Indigo by TomMarkHenry

A dynamic design studio in Sydney, TomMarkHenry are renowned for their remarkable commercial, hospitality and residential interiors. Indigo in Sydney’s Double Bay is no exception; a bustling cafe with beautiful… Read More.

Caitlan Nagle

Timothy Oulton Opens First Restaurant In Hong Kong

Timothy Oulton is renowned for many things. This British furniture and interiors company not only offers handcrafted and uniquely authentic furniture pieces, but its boutique design service, Timothy Oulton Studio,… Read More.

Anthony

Five Minutes with Denai Kulcsar

Denai Kulcsar defines luxury by comfort and successfully achieves a sense of harmony and relaxation by combining different textures, a complementary palette and never skimping on detail. Denai started her career as… Read More.

Daniela Frougas

La Mamounia, Marrakech

When I think of Morocco I think of clay and colour – an abundance of earthy architecture with beautiful bursts of colour  and pattern in intricate tiling. There’s truly something magical, historical… Read More.

Max Sparrow

Romantic Revival: Gilles & Boisser Parisian Apartment

The modern day design war of our lust for perfection through minimalistic design is influenced by our inability to turn away form the beauty of tradition and history. This preconceived… Read More.

Grace Fernan

Tips For Visiting Milan During Design Week

The world is still centred around Europe in my opinion. The proximity of the countries mixed with the bursts of deep history and culture make it still, centuries on, the… Read More.

Anthony

Grand Opening: Chadstone Boutique

Coco Republic has opened a beautiful new boutique at Chadstone Shopping Centre, the fashion capital, in Melbourne. The opening marks the second Victorian store for Coco Republic and the first permanent shopping… Read More.

Caitlan Nagle

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.

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.

Emily Penson

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.

Sarah Muir

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.

Daniela Frougas

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.

Caitlan Nagle

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.

Anthony

Minimalist Perfection, Hotel Sezz Saint-Tropez

Saint-Tropez has seen it all. At the heart of the French Riviera, the beautiful town has come to be known for the row of private yachts lining the quay and… Read More.

Lily

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.

Daniela Frougas

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.

Nicole

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.

Caitlan Nagle

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.

Beth

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.

Jessica

The Fondazione Prada

Stepping above ground from the Metro you would be excused for feeling like you have arrived in the industrial centre of Milan. The suburban landscape is underwhelming and grey. However,… Read More.

Stephanie Sanders

Dreaming Of The Pink Palace

Ever since I was a little girl I would dream about going to The Beverly Hills Hotel. There was something about the hotel that just took my breath away. It could… Read More.

Daniela Frougas

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.

Jessica

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.

Jessica