Design Field Notes

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Finds From Far & Wide

Natural Luxury: Deep Green & Timber

With all of the natural elements we’ve seen in interior design recently it’s really no wonder that the hues of green have been trending also. Associated with nature, tranquillity and… Read More.

Category: Trends & Finds

Jessica

Design Details: Woven Textures

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

Musling Restaurant, Copenhagen

From moody masculine interiors to minimalist styling, the Musling Restaurant in Copenhagen, Denmark, has caught my eye. Local design firm Space Copenhagen has done it again with this simple yet refined interior that… Read More.

Category: Places & Faces

Nicole

Summer Style: Introducing Outdoor 2017

Coco Republic is redefining the outdoor space with the brand’s largest collection launch for the year. I’m delighted to introduce our newest collection, Outdoor 2017 with more than 120 new… Read More.

Category: Trends & Finds

Anthony

Before & After: A Family Home in Chiswick

Coco Republic Property Styling transformed a state of the art five bedroom residence for sale in Chiswick with sweeping views over Abbotsford Bay. Expansive living and dining rooms were styled to… Read More.

Category: Interior spaces

Caitlan Nagle

Champeaux Restaurant, Paris

As you might already have noticed, here on Field Notes we’ve written quite a number of articles about beautiful Parisian haunts. The French have always had a flair for design… Read More.

Category: Places & Faces

Jessica

Coveted By A Homewares Buyer

As Homewares Buyer for Coco Republic and Max Sparrow, I have a daily source of inspiration for the home. Working with beautiful quality crafted pieces day to day is what… Read More.

Category: Places & Faces

Beth

Creating A Statement With Art

While sourcing art is often one of the last steps in the design process, it goes without saying that art can considerably change both the aesthetics and feel of your… Read More.

Category: Trends & Finds

Amber

From The Runway: Vermillion Red

Last week I wrote about the close connection our interior design world has with the fashion industry, and spoke about how the all-white interior trend was mirrored in the various… Read More.

Category: Trends & Finds

Caitlan Nagle

Chicho Gelato, Perth

Located in Perth’s inner-city suburb of Northbridge you’ll find Chicho Gelato: an establishment that is one part vibrant gelataria and one part moody espresso bar. Surrounded by landmarks such as the… Read More.

Category: Places & Faces

Max Sparrow

Q&A With A Floral Stylist

We’ve all heard the phrase before – your home is your sanctuary. I often think there is nothing better than a clean and tidy home with fresh blooms and candles… Read More.

Category: Trends & Finds

Caitlan Nagle

Trending: 70s Glam

70’s Glam: No, I’m not talking about brown suits and corduroy (there’s nothing glam about that) – I’m talking more about the glamorous 70’s style that came with gold hoop… Read More.

Category: Trends & Finds

Jessica

White Out

Fields within the creative industry are always influencing each other, and I have always maintained that fashion and interior design are especially connected. Just recently we saw Men’s Fashion Week… Read More.

Category: Trends & Finds

Caitlan Nagle

Wishlist Of A Furniture Buyer

I’m frequently asked the question – what’s on my wishlist as a Buyer? So I’ve compiled the pieces I’m coveting from the latest arrivals and best sellers from Coco Republic and Max… Read More.

Category: Trends & Finds

Alexandra

Modern Brazilian Flair

In the spirit of the Rio Olympic Games 2016, I thought it would be fitting to write about fresh and light-filled homes that offer an exotic South American touch. When… Read More.

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Jessica

Beautiful Baths

Forget the feature tile (but not really) – a beautiful bathtub is the way to go for achieving a standout bathroom that exudes style and luxury. From a bright green… Read More.

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Jessica

Putty Hues

Shadow tones and purer whites are set to give way to green cast graphites. Putty hues are on trend. 2017 echoes this message but will see more depth to grey and cleaner… Read More.

Category: Trends & Finds

Caitlan Nagle

Mondo Deli, Portugal

Let me introduce you to Mondo Deli. Amongst the cobblestone streets of Portugal’s northwest riverside town of Porto is an excellent newcomer to the gastronomy scene.  Designed by German born industrial… Read More.

Category: Places & Faces

Caitlan Nagle

Buona Bocca, Beijing

Mirroring Italian food, Beijing’s newest wine bar Buona Bocca is full of colour and vibrancy. A lively establishment seen through by Beijing-based design firm Studio Ramoprimo, Buona Bocca is a… Read More.

Category: Places & Faces

Anthony

Q&A With A Colour Consultant

An expert in the field of colour, I sat down with experienced colour consultant Sharon Gage to get the scoop of what it’s like to work in the industry. Sharon teaches… Read More.

Category: Places & Faces

Caitlan Nagle

Hotel Vernet, Paris

Along the Champs-Elysées, not far from the iconic Arc de Triomphe, you’ll find another Parisian great: the Hôtel Vernet. Its long 100 years on the busy Parisian avenue meant that… Read More.

Category: Trends & Finds

Anthony

Tiles For A Statement Interior

I’ve taken a particular interest in tiles over these last couple of weeks after having been inspired by the stunning Moroccan Zellige, which you can read more about here. As… Read More.

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Jessica

Pretty in Pink

From potted geraniums and soft wisteria in the garden, to grapefruit sorbet and understated stylish napery, pale icy pink is the colour inspiring me most. Adding a slight tint of… Read More.

Category: Trends & Finds

Caitlan Nagle

On Trend: Wild Wallpaper

Wallpaper has become a staple in the contemporary and traditional Australian home. From a design perspective, wallpaper provides instant gratification. A brilliant update for a room that needs a touch of personality or… Read More.

Category: Trends & Finds

Caitlan Nagle