Design Field Notes

Your guide to the great indoors

Finds From Far & Wide

Surry Hills by Benn + Penna

What was once a small, dark terrace is now a light-filled modern oasis, in the heart of inner Sydney’s urban and bustling suburb of Surry Hills. Architects Benn + Penna were behind… Read More.

Category: Trends & Finds

Caitlan Nagle

Modern Gold

The cultured and regal aesthetic of gold has proven to be timeless and enduring in its appeal. But this doesn’t mean gold in the home has to be overly ornamental… Read More.

Category: Trends & Finds

Caitlan Nagle

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.

Category: Places & Faces, What's On

Anthony

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.

Category: Trends & Finds

Jessica

Winners: Belle Coco Republic Interior Design Awards 2017

A piece of sculpture in the form of an outstanding home for one of Australia’s leading art collectors, a revolutionary retail space that balances simplicity, and the unexpected, and a… Read More.

Category: What's On

Caitlan Nagle

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.

Category: Places & Faces, What's On

Caitlan Nagle

On Trend: Woven & Kilim Details

The chunky knitted throw or pouf is no stranger to the modern home. A love for weave has been around for some time but this season we’ll see the trend go further with chunky… Read More.

Category: Trends & Finds

Caitlan Nagle

A Touch Of The 70s

It was evident at the world’s finest furniture fairs that a touch of the 70s are in. We’ve seen an increase in the use of bold colours and pattern, and… Read More.

Category: Trends & Finds

Alexandra

Vintage in a Modern World

Vintage inspired interiors offer a sense of modern luxury with a charming and nostalgic twist. Timeless, character filled and full of personality. Let me share four top tips with you on… Read More.

Category: How To

Alexandra

Soft Comforting Hues

Soft, comforting colours are on my radar. There first in the series is Limpet Shell. Limpet Shell is a cooling and refreshing blue with a faint green accent. The beauty… Read More.

Category: Trends & Finds

Nicole

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.

Category: Places & Faces, What's On

Caitlan Nagle

Bellevue Hill by Coco Republic Property Styling

Coco Republic Property Styling introduced a relaxed and timeless scheme to maximise buyer appeal for a beautiful, open plan apartment in Sydney. Soft muted colours and beautiful accessories complemented the… Read More.

Category: Interior spaces

Caitlan Nagle

Interiors for the Inspired Traveller

If you’re anything like me, different countries and cultures are a huge inspiration when it comes to my taste in music, art, fashion, and especially design. From Bali to Bordeaux,… Read More.

Category: Trends & Finds

Max Sparrow

Finalists Revealed: Belle Coco Republic Interior Design Awards 2017

Cutting edge residential interiors and revolutionary retail spaces are highlights of the shortlist for the 2017 Belle Coco Republic Interior Design Awards. Celebrating the pursuit of excellence, innovation and quality… Read More.

Category: Trends & Finds

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.

Category: Places & Faces

Emily Penson

In Vogue: Petrol On Trend

Petrol continues to make its presence felt in the home. A colour that grew in popularity late last year, it’s as intriguing as ever. A cross between blue and teal, petrol… Read More.

Category: Trends & Finds

Caitlan Nagle

Staging For Sale On The Gold Coast

Coco Republic Property Styling styled an elegant family residence for sale with an enviable waterfront location at the Gold Coast. Located in Broadbeach Waters on Monaco Street, the grand 987… Read More.

Category: Trends & Finds

Caitlan Nagle

Coastal Calm by Coco Republic Interior Design

This light filled two storey house on Sydney’s Northern Beaches is quintessential coastal living.  The brief was to create a casual yet elegant feeling throughout the house. The pieces all… Read More.

Category: Interior spaces

Lily

Dining Room Ambience

Lighting can undoubtedly be a favourite element of design. Beautiful lights make a huge impact and whether it’s a contemporary kitchen nook or an elegant dining room, statement lighting can… Read More.

Category: How To

Jessica Theuerjahr

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.

Category: Interior spaces, Places & Faces

Sarah Muir

Interior Decorator Melinda Hartwright

I’ve been a follower of Melinda Hartwight’s work for a number of years. A brilliant interior designer and stylist, her roots in the Southern Highlands of NSW influence her design schemes… Read More.

Category: Trends & Finds

Daniela Frougas

Design Crush: Herringbone & Chevron

Herringbone and chevron are timeless when combined with beautifully crafted materials. In flooring or wall tiling, the effect adds a sophisticated aesthetic in any space. My herringbone addiction follows a love… Read More.

Category: Trends & Finds

Caitlan Nagle

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.

Category: Places & Faces

Daniela Frougas

Choosing The Right Bed

Choosing the right bed is very important, from an aesthetic as well as practical point of view. A bedroom for most people is a private space, and is often the… Read More.

Category: Interior spaces

Jessica Theuerjahr