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Best Of 2017 | Social Media Favourites

From contemporary chic, coastal luxe and striking monochrome, below you will find the spaces our followers on Instagram, Facebook, Pinterest and Twitter adored the most in 2017. Coco Republic Interior… Read More.

Anastasia Hadjidemetri

Waterfront Living At Its Finest

Coco Republic Interior Design was commissioned by developer TOGA Group to style a display apartment for their new completed development, Harbourfront Balmain. Situated in one of Sydney’s most coveted inner… Read More.


The Making of The Grenade Vase

Jonathan Adler is renowned for making unique homewares and has never shied away from anything too audacious.  The Grenade Vases certainly do not lack in the craftsmanship and detail that Jonathan has… Read More.


1930’s to the 60’s: Hollywood Regency

With pattern, colour and texture at its core, the Hollywood Regency design style has been reimagined over the decades to still remain relevant today. Synonymous with glitz and glamour, extravagance… Read More.


New Jonathan Adler To Hit Our Shores

Jonathan Adler is world renowned for his glamorous, chic and fun interiors. His furniture, from sofas to side tables and chesterfield sofas, never disappoint and always add interest to an… Read More.


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.


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.


The Fullerton Bay Hotel, Singapore

No doubt on your travel itinerary at one stage or another is Singapore. A vibrant city where east meets west and heritage, modernity and opulence combine. The changing skyline is… Read More.


Winter Decorating Trends

As the cooler weather sets in, all eyes are on decorating trends this winter.  Creating comfortable spaces that make you want to stay indoors are more desirable than ever. Entertaining… Read More.


1890s Grandeur by Brendan Wong

On the cover of last month’s Belle magazine was an incredible project by Brendan Wong. The interior designer is renowned for his luxury aesthetic, always producing ‘wow’ worthy interiors where opulence meets refinement.… Read More.


Dark Details

New York Interior Designer Jenny Wolf, combines stunning reclaimed Chevron Floors, rough brick walls and steel windows to create a masculine yet elegant space. I love the style so couldn’t… Read More.


Styling Luxury With Velvet

I’ve really come around to working with velvet in the home. With the right amount, the luxurious texture can enhance any room with elegant flair. It’s no surprise that velvet… Read More.


Interiors Inspiration: Mid-Century Modern

The mid-century modern style has really come back to life over the past decade. This paired back, sculptural interiors aesthetic is perfect for mixing and matching the old and the new.… Read More.


The Tailored Interior: Pier at Waterfront

Pier at Waterfront, Newstead in Brisbane offers a very sophisticated yet easy way to live with all of the high-end amenities you would expect from prestige apartment living. It has… Read More.

Tanya Buchanan

Antique Mirror Glamour

Antique Mirror can add an elegant touch to any interior. Whether it is used as a finish on a piece of furniture, a feature wall, or used traditionally on a… Read More.


Past Trends That Keep Giving

There are some 2014 trends that I hope will linger a little longer. As interior styles come and go from Pantone’s latest colour statement to animal motifs, there are a few… Read More.


Contemporary Cosmopolitan Living; By Coco Republic Interior Design

Harnessing the natural surrounds of Sydney’s inner west, Coco Republic Interior Design worked closely with Mirvac to create a contemporary interior scheme for the new Harold Park development. Harold Park… Read More.


Tongue in Chic: Interiors with Humour

In the after math of the Christmas ‘silly season’, I thought it fitting to take a look at some of the interiors spaces I love that don’t take themselves too… Read More.


In His Words: Jonathan Adler

Jonathan Adler is arguably one of the world’s most exciting and celebrated designers. He is a man I have admired for a number of years, first on my radar with… Read More.


Styling with Crystals

Thinking about adding some positive energy to your home?  Some people subscribe to the healing powers of crystals strategically placed in the home to eliminate negative energy and add balance. … Read More.


Wild Cockatoos by Leila Jeffreys

I have always had an inexplicable fascination with birds, particularly the unique array we have here in Australia – from Lorikeets to Lyrebirds and everything in between. It seems I… Read More.


New York Gift Fair 2012 – The Latest Trends

The New Gift Fair brings together the best in decorative accessories and furnishings from around the world, but the highlights would definitely have to be from the local markets including… Read More.

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