Design Field Notes

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Finds From Far & Wide

Channelling Industrial Chic: Barbacoa

Returning to the studio after a recent vacation to blissful Bali, I’m feeling creatively inspired and my batteries are recharged. I couldn’t believe how many amazing eateries there were (within… Read More.

Sarah Muir

How To: Style A Home Study

Good design is imperative for maximum productivity in home offices, especially for those increasing number of people opting to work from home. How do you create a harmonious home study… Read More.

Anastasia Hadjidemetri

Creating The Dream Mudroom

While not prevalent in Australian homes, mudrooms are instrumental in keeping a home organised and clutter free. The most important element… It’s important not to overthink or clutter the mudroom.… Read More.


On Trend: Haute Bohemian

Each Bohemian home is different in design, energy, taste and scale. Rather than being about a particular look, Bohemian interiors are more about the intuit soul and spirit of a… Read More.


Trends Of 2018: Abstract Modernism

Abstract expressionism and modernist art appeared to be a key influence behind the accessories on show at Maison et Objet 2018. My pick of the bunch was the delicately and… Read More.


Nod To A Bygone Era

The Chicago Athletic Association Hotel is a Venetian Gothic landmark in Chicago. Reserved for the elite and privileged for 122 years, today the hotel is both a novel downtown destination… Read More.


Trends Of 2018: Ripe Red

From ripe red to dusty pink, Maison et Objet in January 2018 was overflowing with clashing berry tones, making it a trend to watch out for in 2018.  Spanish furniture designers… Read More.


2018 Bathroom Tile Trends

Selecting bathroom tiles can be overwhelming. From synthetic and natural, shiny and matte, to large and small tiles, the choices and combinations are endless. Diana Ribarevski, Head of Design Services… Read More.

Anastasia Hadjidemetri

Investment Piece: The Sofa

Whether you have just bought a new home, changing location or simply considering a refresh; something which is almost always considered is a new sofa. The sofa is often seen… Read More.

Jessica Theuerjahr

From 1950s Motel To Retro-Cool Boutique: Sound View Greenport

A slew of 1950s motels have recently been transformed into retro-cool boutique hotels in North Folk, in New York’s Long Island district. The Sound View Greenport is one such place.… Read More.

Anastasia Hadjidemetri

A Romantic Escape On The Italian Riviera

It is hard to believe that Cabanon was once a derelict cabin situated on the Italian Riviera between Bordighera and San Remo. However until architects Emil Humbert and Christophe Poyet of… Read More.

Anastasia Hadjidemetri

Modern Elegance; Styled For Sale

This residence styled by Coco Republic Property Styling is a private sanctuary of grand proportions in the hub of Rose Bay.   The home’s striking formal living and dining room is… Read More.


1880: The Modern Members’ Club.

Timothy Oulton Studio – the interiors and construction design studio of Timothy Oulton – showcases its largest project to date: 1880, the modern antidote to the typical members’ club. Overlooking… Read More.

Anastasia Hadjidemetri

Belle Luxury Home Building Awards

The Belle Luxury Home Building Awards showcase the best of building craftsmanship across Australia, from new builds and landscape design, to alterations and joinery construction. This year’s judging panel -which… Read More.


70s Glamour Reinvented; Meet Inception

Inspired by vintage infinity mirrors from the 1970s, the Inception Mirror by Timothy Oulton is a spectacular showcase of urban glamour for people who love to entertain. Inception was launched… Read More.


Introducing Timothy Oulton’s Ultimate Sloucher 

Embodying the essence of 21st century cool, the       Timothy Oulton Shabby Modular Sofa is the epitome of effortless sophistication and understated style. In the same vein as… Read More.


Luxurious Luminosity

Instant ambience. Elegant design.  Coco Republic is delighted to introduce their latest lighting collection, featuring 14 showstopping pieces that represent the season’s latest global design trends. From striking contemporary chandeliers,… Read More.


Timothy Oulton Opens First Restaurant In Hong Kong

Timothy Oulton is renowned for many things. This British furniture and interiors company not only offers handcrafted and uniquely authentic furniture pieces, but its boutique design service, Timothy Oulton Studio,… Read More.


Wharfside Living At Its Finest

Coco Republic Property Styling enhance a three bedroom executive apartment in the celebrated and sought after Finger Wharf complex in Sydney’s Woolloomooloo. This waterfront property was styled with a luxurious… Read More.


How To Prepare Your Home For Spring

I know it’s hard to believe, but Spring is just around the corner. This is the perfect time of year to prepare your home for the warmer months ahead. Giving… Read More.

Sarah Muir

Ethereal Elegance

By layering flowing textures, creating an alluring atmosphere and including charming furniture allows one to create an ethereal interior. The formality of these rooms represents a décor that is simple… Read More.

Grace Fernan

Layering Your Home For Winter

Winter interiors are all about texture and layering. Changing your summer and spring throw pillows and blankets is a great way to prepare your home for the colder winter months.… Read More.

Field Notes

Romantic Revival: Gilles & Boisser Parisian Apartment

The modern day design war of our lust for perfection through minimalistic design is influenced by our inability to turn away form the beauty of tradition and history. This preconceived… Read More.

Grace Fernan

Modern Gold

The cultured and regal aesthetic of gold has proven to be timeless and enduring in its appeal. But this doesn’t mean gold in the home has to be overly ornamental… Read More.