Design Field Notes

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Dream Space: Natural Curiosities’ LA Art Studio

Talk about #officegoals.  As Coco Republic launches it’s exclusive new art program with Natural Curiosities, Field Notes delves into the light-filled warehouse where all the magic happens. Natural Curiosities is… Read More.

Beth

Natural Curiosities

Beautiful handcrafted art shipped direct to your door in just 10 days? Yes please. Coco Republic is delighted to introduce a new art collection in an exclusive partnership with famed… Read More.

Caitlan Nagle

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.

Amber

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.

Jessica

Botanical Inquiry

It’s no secret that art is the final layer in a beautifully curated home. I was privileged to recently celebrate the opening of Daniel Shipp‘s first solo exhibit, Botanical Inquiry and… Read More.

Nicole

Designer Profile: Jessica Zoob

Often described as “Contemporary Impressionism”, the vibrant work of artist and designer Jessica Zoob is a lyrical interplay of coarse and fluid textures and a brilliant palette of layered colours.… Read More.

Beth

Electro Orchid by Del Kathryn Barton

Driven by her curiosity, Del Kathryn Barton explores new mediums and technologies that connect to her symbolic language of femininity, folklore and the cosmos. This exhibition presents a new series… Read More.

Beth

David Shrigley Design’s Sketch – London

UK artist David Shrigley is no stranger to whimsy, so it came without surprise that his take over of esteemed gallery-come-restaurant space Sketch was realised with such an amusing aesthetic.  239… Read More.

Beth

“Prey” by Leila Jeffreys

This week, renowned Australian photographer Leila Jeffreys opens “Prey”, a powerful exhibition of hunter bird portraits, to follow on her highly successful past series of Australian budgerigars and cockatoos. Eagles,… Read More.

Beth

Centuries Collide: The House of Patrick Gilles and Dorothee Boissier

Renowned architecture and design duo Patrick Gilles and Dorothee Boissier (of Gilles and Boissier) have announced the completion of their perfect home; a 19th century renovated apartment-cum-21st century art gallery… Read More.

Beth

Surreal Realism ‘Terra Incognita’

Steve Back is an established architectural and interiors photographer and an emerging art photographer. Having shot interiors for Coco Republic, he also has many other local and international clients from… Read More.

Lily

Thunderbolt of Inspiration– the 18th Biennale of Sydney

For all the Sydney-siders looking for a jolt of inspiration – take a second to visit the exciting Biennale of Sydney, Australia’s largest contemporary visual arts event.  Showcasing bold and… Read More.

Beth

Paper & Scissors- Lisa Rodden

Check out these awesome pieces of art by Sunshine Coast based artist Lisa Rodden, who has been creative ever since she could hold a pencil or a pair of scissors… Read More.

Natalia

Liquid Landscapes, Martine Emdur

There is something therapeutic about Martine Emdur’s ocean scape collection.  Perfectly rendered bodies submerged in the ocean, light refracting through the water, a calm glistening surface.  Looking at her large-scale… Read More.

Beth

Art Selection for Interiors

As an Interior Designer I often get asked by clients “what should I select for my walls, they are so bare?” It’s personal Artwork is so personal with the style,… Read More.

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