Design Field Notes

Your guide to the great indoors

Finds From Far & Wide

Finalists Revealed: Belle Coco Republic Interior Design Awards 2017

Cutting edge residential interiors and revolutionary retail spaces are highlights of the shortlist for the 2017 Belle Coco Republic Interior Design Awards. Celebrating the pursuit of excellence, innovation and quality… Read More.

Caitlan Nagle

Granger & Co, Kings Cross

Aussie restaurateur Bill Granger took a piece of Sydney side into his third and largest London restaurant, Granger & Co. Bringing sunny relaxed vibes and a matching laid back menu… Read More.

Emily Penson

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.

Caitlan Nagle

Coastal Calm by Coco Republic Interior Design

This light filled two storey house on Sydney’s Northern Beaches is quintessential coastal living.  The brief was to create a casual yet elegant feeling throughout the house. The pieces all… Read More.

Lily

Sydney’s Crown Jewel, Hotel Palisade

Sitting five storeys tall on a hill overlooking Millers Point, Hotel Palisade boasts one of the most beautiful views of Sydney harbour. The hotel is nestled between Sydney’s newest playground, Barangaroo… Read More.

Sarah Muir

Design Crush: Herringbone & Chevron

Herringbone and chevron are timeless when combined with beautifully crafted materials. In flooring or wall tiling, the effect adds a sophisticated aesthetic in any space. My herringbone addiction follows a love… Read More.

Caitlan Nagle

Nude Neutrals

Whilst crisp white and grey is timeless and still very much in vogue, I couldn’t resist a peek at nude and natural interiors for inspiration. Think flesh tones, biege, sand, taupe… Read More.

Caitlan Nagle

Designer Q&A: 88onRegent in Redfern

Coco Republic Interior Design was commissioned to provide a full scope interior design service for 88onRegent, a new 17 story multi-residential development by Thirdi Group located in Redfern within Sydney’s inner… Read More.

Caitlan Nagle

Potted Bliss: Indoor Plants 101

I have been inspired recently to add something living to my interior design scheme – something green and sculptural, to add interest, height and balance to my living room. Here… Read More.

Beth

Sebel Pier One

Always on the hunt to try a new hotel, my wife and I recently enjoyed a night at Sebel Pier One. I travel across the globe on buying and design… Read More.

Anthony

Minimalist Perfection, Hotel Sezz Saint-Tropez

Saint-Tropez has seen it all. At the heart of the French Riviera, the beautiful town has come to be known for the row of private yachts lining the quay and… Read More.

Lily

Dark Days in 2017

We’ve seen a lot of colour last year featured in two different forms of intensity: saturated and muted palettes. We had rich botanical greens, bright reds, pinks, as well as deep… Read More.

Jessica

The Beach House

A home need not be rife with anchors, shells, and maritime flags to have a soothing, coastal feel. Let me introduce you to my ideal modern beach house. Drawing a palette… Read More.

Caitlan Nagle

Vibe Hotel by Bates Smart

When I think of airport hotels I think of dark, stuffy spaces filled with dated furniture – there’s nothing left to be desired when it comes to this type of… Read More.

Jessica

Musling Restaurant, Copenhagen

I don’t know if it’s because of my love for a monochromatic masculine space, but the Musling Restaurant in Copenhagen, Denmark, has really caught my eye. Local design firm Space… Read More.

Anthony

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.

Caitlan Nagle

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.

Jessica

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.

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.

Anthony

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.

Caitlan Nagle

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.

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.

Victoria

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.

Jessica

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.

Jessica