Whilst on a buying trip in the USA a few weeks ago, I visited my favourite city in the world – New York. Never one to miss an opportunity to… Read More.
Last month, Coco Republic opened its 7th national showroom in Melbourne; a concept store collaboration with globally renowned furniture and homewares brand Timothy Oulton. Timothy Oulton first hit the Australian… Read More.
Whilst in New York, I like to find inspiration in the many great hotels the city has to offer. And last month, I found a killer – The Bowery. The… Read More.
I’ve always wanted glasses but never needed them – until now. The realisation that you’re “getting on” is a tough one to grasp, so even though I have always been… Read More.
Travelling through America can be troubling for coffee lovers (addicts) like myself. If you’re no where near a Starbucks (only JUST acceptable) you’re generally left with the filtered McDonalds-style plunge… Read More.
There’s something about The Boathouse Palm Beach that just hits the spot. A casual, organised and well-priced eatery pitched beautifully on a pier between a boat hire shed and a… Read More.
A week back, I was traveling throughout Asia and had the obligatory stop over in Shanghai. I always look forward to this part of the trip, as a stay at… Read More.
You know what they say: blondes do have more fun. Having always been a natural blonde, I'm not able to test that theory fairly, but I can certainly say that… Read More.
I've just purchased a new home with a bedroom for my baby girl and am in full baby room decoration mode. Since it’s occupying a lot of my time, I… Read More.
Whilst furniture searching in New York I made sure to spend some time, wandering the streets, soaking up one of the worlds most energetic cities. I found some great little… Read More.
I travelled throughout the USA last week, buying furniture and looking for inspiration. Stay tuned this week for more posts about some of my wonderful finds. Strangely enough I found… Read More.
Buying furniture internationally is not as glamorous or easy as many think it is. Generally you have to think creatively when interpreting a collection and ensure you’re curating for your… Read More.
When you really look at it, the majority of the Maison et Object Fair is homewares. There are halls full of suppliers with a variety of products from children's toys,… Read More.
At most furniture fairs there is just too much to see and buy and Maison et Object in Paris is no exception – halls as far as the eye can… Read More.
Having not been back to Maison for a couple of years, it has been really great to get back to Paris. Maison is always a stunning show and Paris is… Read More.
This month there are over 50 new products in store at Coco Republic, and to me they're all winners. My favourites have to be the Montana Bookcase Desk and the… Read More.
I’m en route to Paris for Maison et Object via Scandinavia and have found a great brand / store in Copenhagen called Hay. treatment for diabetes I entered the store… Read More.
Compared to Melbourne, the Sydney CBD can lack a bit of personality. But that’s all changing with many new restaurants and bars that have been opening up over the past… Read More.
Ann Wolf isn’t my favourite interior designer, but her eye for detail specification and use of harmony and scale in her jobs is second to none. This Houston home she… Read More.
Being married to a Swede I have a bias towards anything Swedish, some would call me a Swedofile – do they exist?. They seem to just do things right. Certainly… Read More.
I'm proud to admit I was an avid watcher of the USA version of Queer Eye For A Straight Guy back in the early 2000's. I was the straight guy… Read More.
Normally I focus on international trade fairs – as I generally buy direct from overseas and truth be told, Australian furniture and gift fairs are never quite on the money… Read More.
Linen had its brand tarnished back in the 80's when 'middle-aged fashionable men' used it to be stylish in warmer climates, but the reality is that when it's used indoors… Read More.
On my travels around the USA last month I saw so many great and inspiring pieces however, the new Oly product was one of the most fun collections around; from… Read More.