Design Field Notes

Your guide to the great indoors

Finds From Far & Wide

Winter Style In Five Ways

The crisp, cool air has settled in and Winter is officially here. When I think of cold weather I think of layers, textures and ambient environments which evoke a sense… Read More.

Jessica Theuerjahr

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

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

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
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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

Trends of 2018: Cool Tones

In between the more adventurous reds, blush and berry tones found everywhere at Maison Objet 2018, in calming contrast, many exhibitors chose to showcase their wares in shades of forest… Read More.

Beth

Trends Of 2018: The Return To Handmade

It’s undeniable that we are all looking for an anecdote to our fast-paced, consumerist lifestyle. The answer at Maison et Objet 2018 was the home accessories world’s continued obsession with hand-crafted, artisanal… Read More.

Beth

Trends Of 2018: Abstract Modernism

Abstract expressionism and modernist art appeared to be a key influence behind the accessories on show at Maison et Objet 2018. My pick of the bunch was the delicately and… Read More.

Beth

Must Haves; The Sofa Edit

A stylish living space awaits; from coastal luxe to monochromatic elegance or refined modern to relaxed glamour. I’ve curated a selection of beautiful rooms to inspire a living room update… Read More.

The Editor

Trends Of 2018: Ripe Red

From ripe red to dusty pink, Maison et Objet in January 2018 was overflowing with clashing berry tones, making it a trend to watch out for in 2018.  Spanish furniture designers… Read More.

Beth

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

New Neutrals; Kitchens That Inspire

On trend for 2018, organic materials and contrasting light and dark finishes are what the kitchen is all about. With the kitchen the hub of the home, focus is on… Read More.

The Editor

10 Dining Spaces To Inspire

Summer is the season for entertaining – warm days call for daylight barbecues with the family and relaxed evening soirees with friends. With entertaining on my mind, I’m taking a… Read More.

The Editor

The Drexel Around The Globe

Born in a cattle ranch in the jungle of the remote Paraguayan Chaco, the Drexel Dining Chair, as it’s coined in Australia, combines local South American craftsmanship with European design. Designed from leather… Read More.

Jessica Theuerjahr

The Christmas Table

It’s that time of year again. The beloved Christmas time! This week, I have delved into the art of table dressing and have researched ways that will have people loathing over… Read More.

Lily

Modernist Meets Coastal At The Dorset

A project spanning two years, Coco Republic Interior Design is delighted to reveal Brisbane’s latest apartment development, The Dorset, by Cloud10Property. In close collaboration with the developer and architect, Coco… Read More.

The Editor

Room Spotlight: The Nursery

Welcoming a new little baby into the world is an amazing time in any parent’s life, amazing and overwhelming! One of the many things on the to-do list is setting… Read More.

Anastasia Hadjidemetri

70s Glamour Reinvented; Meet Inception

Inspired by vintage infinity mirrors from the 1970s, the Inception Mirror by Timothy Oulton is a spectacular showcase of urban glamour for people who love to entertain. Inception was launched… Read More.

The Editor

Imagining A Life Alfresco

Quintessential Australian living embraces an indoor-outdoor lifestyle. Think sunset BBQs with family and friends, tranquil moments along the vast shoreline and an enviable culture of late brunches and long lunches.… Read More.

Alexandra

Introducing Timothy Oulton’s Ultimate Sloucher 

Embodying the essence of 21st century cool, the       Timothy Oulton Shabby Modular Sofa is the epitome of effortless sophistication and understated style. In the same vein as… Read More.

The Editor

Luxurious Luminosity

Instant ambience. Elegant design.  Coco Republic is delighted to introduce their latest lighting collection, featuring 14 showstopping pieces that represent the season’s latest global design trends. From striking contemporary chandeliers,… Read More.

Beth

Design Trend: Outdoor Furniture with an Indoor Aesthetic

Comfort. Style. Adaptability. These are the things design savvy consumers are demanding from their outdoor furniture. They are requesting more comfort from their outdoor sofas, with the aesthetic becoming more… Read More.

Anthony

A Modern Direction

Less is more. And this season, more is MODERN by Max Sparrow, a sophisticated, clean and simple collection that’s bold and a bit daring. It honours its roots in Modernism… Read More.

Max Sparrow

16 Exceptional Fireplaces

A statement fireplace can have a dramatic impact on a living space and be a beautiful addition to any home. A fireplace is often considered an element of class and… Read More.

The Editor