Design Field Notes

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Finds From Far & Wide

Swedish Minimalism Meets Colour

A Scandinavian interior has been really popular especially over the last few years. The light, monochromatic and minimalist aesthetic really appeals to our friends in Northern Europe as they’re often… Read More.

Category: Trends & Finds

Caitlan Nagle

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.

Category: Places & Faces

Jessica

The Palace of Versailles

There is something about walking the halls of Palace of Versailles that makes time stop. You can almost hear the orchestra playing in the theatre and see Marie Antoinette sitting on… Read More.

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Daniela Frougas

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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Jessica

L’Hôtel du Ministère, Paris

Paris is one of the most beautiful places in the world for its architecture. Think cobblestone streets and heritage buildings from periods including Gothic and Renaissance blended amongst contemporary design. My love for the… Read More.

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Anthony

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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Jessica

Royal Exchange Grind, London

Many of us can’t start the day off without a nice cup of coffee or tea, and what better way to do this than in the stunningly sophisticated and fresh… Read More.

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Nicole

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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Jessica

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.

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Lily

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.

Category: Places & Faces

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.

Category: Places & Faces

Daniela Frougas

The Home Bar

A 70’s influence in the home is prevalent right now and with that comes the home bar. Layering more is more. Think glossy, lacquer cabinetry, glass and antique mirror shelving… Read More.

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Victoria

Design Spotlight: Luminous Lighting

When it comes to interior design there are a few main features that really make or break a space, and lighting has got to be one of the most important.… Read More.

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Caitlan Nagle

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.

Category: Interior spaces, Places & Faces

Jessica

The Making of The Grenade Vase

Jonathan Adler is renowned for making unique homewares and has never shied away from anything too audacious.  The Grenade Vases certainly do not lack in the craftsmanship and detail that Jonathan has… Read More.

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Caitlan Nagle

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.

Category: Places & Faces

Jessica

Nordic Minimalism Meets The Sea

In an old shipyard in Stockholm’s central island of Djurgården lays a two-part restaurant by owners chef Magnus Ek and Agneta Green. Slip, a casual bistro, and Krog, a Michelin… Read More.

Category: Places & Faces

Max Sparrow

Outdoor Style For Summer Living

Summer style is on the mind with new outdoor collections from Coco Republic. New outdoor pieces seamlessly integrate with the modern lifestyle, pairing back with classic or contemporary spaces. The line showcases… Read More.

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Caitlan Nagle

Hello Bondi Junction: Coco Republic Pop Up Boutique

Coco Republic is delighted to announce the opening of the Pop Up Boutique at Westfield Bondi Junction. The boutique with showcase a curated collection of top selling pieces from exclusive local… Read More.

Category: Places & Faces

Caitlan Nagle

Creating A Sanctuary

Do you ever feel the need to retreat from technology and the stresses of every day life? Well this article is dedicated to the little nooks and small sanctuary spaces found in… Read More.

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Beth

Wow Factor: Lacquered Walls

Over the last few years we’ve seen bold patterned wallpaper, deep saturated wall paints and fabric wall treatments admired within the interior design world. If you’re looking for something different,… Read More.

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Beth

Neo Baroque Interior Design

I love nothing more than seeing modernised versions of historic interior design styles, and one that comes in mind is the Neo Baroque aesthetic. An amalgamation of the extravagance and pomp of… Read More.

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Caitlan Nagle

Barn-Style Living Reimagined: Shadow House

Tucked away amongst the leafy landscape of rural county Wiltshire, England, you’ll find a very English-looking Chapel accompanied by an equally English garden. Its façade, though very charming, leaves nothing… Read More.

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Anthony

Time Warp: The Durham Hotel

It’s not just the exterior of Durham’s former Mutual Community Savings Bank that will take you back to the 1960’s… Thanks to the work of LA studio Commune Design the… Read More.

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Alexandra