Design Field Notes

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Finds From Far & Wide

Luxury Living In Lindfield

Located in Lindfield along Sydney’s Upper North Shore is Emerson, an exciting project by Rudder Developments and Sydney Sotheby’s International Realty. The upcoming residential development features 16 luxury townhouses offering premium fixtures… Read More.

Category: Interior spaces

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.

Category: Places & Faces, Trends & Finds

Beth

Striking Structural Details

What would your dream home look like if you could design a plan starting from a blank page?  The architectural details of the property are more than just the foundations of… Read More.

Category: Trends & Finds

Jessica

Pure Luxury: The Upholstered Bedhead

Hotel luxury at home. Think sumptuous velvets, linens, and leathers. Dreamy spaces to rest and unwind. Breakfast in bed and time out from a busy travel schedule. Introduce a boutique hotel… Read More.

Category: Trends & Finds

Alexandra

On Trend: Desert Wanderer

We’re expecting the use of more concentrated colours being used within an organic and natural aesthetic, which is in focus at the moment, and the perfect colour palette for this… Read More.

Category: Trends & Finds

Jessica

Art Deco Style by Max Sparrow

Art Deco was a style popular in the 20’s through to the 40’s, exuding glamour and luxury through the rich colours, bold geometry, and impeccable detail. The mixture between soft… Read More.

Category: Trends & Finds

Anthony

Music To The Home

I’ve noticed a trend as I flick through pages of my favourite international design magazines and after trawling Pinterest. Musical instruments are the new statement art. Whether you have a piano,… Read More.

Category: Trends & Finds

Caitlan Nagle

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.

Category: Trends & Finds

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.

Category: Trends & Finds

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.

Category: Trends & Finds

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.

Category: Trends & Finds

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.

Category: Trends & Finds

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.

Category: Trends & Finds

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.

Category: Trends & Finds

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.

Category: Trends & Finds

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.

Category: Trends & Finds

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.

Category: Trends & Finds

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