Design Field Notes

Your guide to the great indoors

Finds From Far & Wide

Church Bells; An Inspired Family Home

I’ve always been a fan of design that involves repurposing and reviving the old and transforming it into the new. Linc Thelen Design with the help of Scrafano Architects have… Read More.

Category: Interior spaces

Jessica

On Trend: Patterned Tiles

Gone are the glory days of white and beige floor tiles. Flicking through the latest Belle and Indesign magazines, I couldn’t help but notice the new focus. From international homes to… Read More.

Category: Trends & Finds

Beth

Hide Away

If you didn’t have a giant black rectangle in mind for the focal point of your room, there are many beautiful ways you can cover your television up. Two way mirrored… Read More.

Category: How To

Lily

Perfectly Pretty Sorbet

Inspiration comes from so many places when it comes to interior design and decoration. It is one of the things I love the most about the industry. You can be… Read More.

Category: Trends & Finds

Alexandra

A Clear Design Direction

Lucite, often coined acrylic in Australia, is such a luxurious finish to use within the home. First introduced to the marketplace in the 1920’s (believe it or not!), the beauty this… Read More.

Category: Trends & Finds

Jessica

The Spare Room

What makes the ultimate spare room? What is the art to creating a guest room where visitors love to stay or the dream home office that inspires creativity? Think about function.… Read More.

Category: Trends & Finds

Jessica

2016 Dulux Colour Forecast

The design age is dawning and one of Australia’s most recognised paint brand Dulux has revealed their colour forecast for 2016. And this is one of my favourites to date. Explaining… Read More.

Category: Trends & Finds

Caitlan

The Perfect Desk: My Top Three

As a furniture buyer, my desk at work is surrounded by moodboards of next season’s collections, mail that piles up whilst I’m overseas and subscriptions to the local and international… Read More.

Category: Trends & Finds

Anthony

Fine Dining In Paradise; Merah Putih

Located in the overwhelmingly busy streets of Bali’s up-and-coming area of Kerobokan, is the architectural masterpiece of Merah Putih – a luxuriously modern interpretation of Indonesian dining. Owner Jasper Manifold… Read More.

Category: Places & Faces

Jessica

Miami Basel

Design Miami is THE leading venue for the design world, bringing together the most influential buyers, designers and exhibits from around the world. The exhibitions that present at the venue… Read More.

Category: Places & Faces

Jessica

10 Inspired Outdoor Spaces

Most Australians share a love of the indoor-outdoor lifestyle. Embracing the great outdoors, we entertain, dine, relax and play outside almost all year round. In celebration of the start of… Read More.

Category: Interior spaces

Anthony

Country Meets Coastal Design

Coco Republic Interior Design created a luxurious family home with a high end Hamptons feel in Greenvale in Victoria, combining beautiful interiors with outdoor living. The project was a display… Read More.

Category: Interior spaces

Caitlan

Contemporary Edge in Kew

Coco Republic Property Styling completed a luxurious multi storey residence for sale in Kew, Melbourne. Creating contemporary living spaces, stylists considered the locale when devising the overall scheme. With a client brief… Read More.

Category: Interior spaces

Caitlan

Tropical Oriental Design in Boracay

An ‘East meets West’ interior aesthetic is on showcase at its finest at the luxury Shangri-La Boracay Resort and Spa in the idyllic Boracay in the Philippines. A resort with no neighbours, the… Read More.

Category: Places & Faces

Jessica

Rustic Luxury At Daylesford Organic

‘Going organic’ has become a popular trend within the food scene. Think garden grown ingredients, sustainable farming and a focus on local artisans. Casual city dining has seen an influx of… Read More.

Category: Places & Faces

Jessica

The Perfect Floral Arrangement

Often there is nothing better than coming home to beautiful fresh floral at home. Even just one vase is such a simple way to introduce colour, subtle scents or layers of lush foliage.… Read More.

Category: How To

Lily

The Hamptons At Home

A trip to NYC in the summer is never complete without a stop at The Hamptons. When I’m on a stateside buying trip, I cannot resist the urge to escape… Read More.

Category: Trends & Finds

Max Sparrow

Five Brisbane Interior Designers To Follow

Brisbane is a growing city, with trendy restaurants and luxurious homes popping up all throughout the River City. With this, the demand for interior designers is at a peak, and… Read More.

Category: Places & Faces

Jessica

Eclectic Chic in Cabarita; Halcyon House

The little surf spot of Cabarita Beach in Northern NSW is not where you’d normally look for an iconic boutique hotel. That being said, Brisbane-based sisters Siobhan and Elisha Bickle… Read More.

Category: Places & Faces

Jessica

On Trend: Coloured Marble

For a little while now marble has been well and truly on our radar – from coffee tables to fashion accessories, the appeal of this elegant natural material has been… Read More.

Category: Trends & Finds

Beth

How To: Styling Your Rental Home

Gone are the days where renting a house or apartment limited your sense of style. Lifestyle is often a big factor in the rent vs buy debate and with no… Read More.

Category: How To

Jessica

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

The Rose Hotel, Venice USA

Fashion photographer Glen Luchford and his business partner Doug Bruce are by no means the first owners, nor shall they be the last, but they are the current and indeed… Read More.

Category: Places & Faces

Max Sparrow

Le Bar Long, Paris

Paris is synonymous with style and sophistication; from the fashion boutiques to the illustrious Champs-Élysées and various charming historical landmarks, the city has everything a person could want, and more!… Read More.

Category: Places & Faces

Jessica