At the largest trade fair show of its kind in the world Milan Furniture Fair 2012 nailed it again this year. A visual feast of nearly 3,000 designers and exhibitors… Read More.
There’s always something inspiring about seeing innovative product design and Milan Salone Del Mobile is the pinnacle for those searching, showing or buying such objects. This year Milan didn’t disappoint yet… Read More.
Zona Tortona has long been regarded as the sister satellite exhibit to the Salone Del Mobile and always houses many of both the emerging and established designer new releases. Over the… Read More.
Milan Salone Del Mobile is into its third day now and I thought I’d update you with the colour trends – as taken by our ‘in the field’, Field Notes… Read More.
Milan Salone Del Mobile (Furntiure Show) has just started and I thought I’d give you a sneak peek of what’s going on with the latest shots from our on location… Read More.
Entries are in, judges have gathered, votes have been cast and we’re now just a tiny step away from announcing the finalists of the Belle Coco Republic Interior Design Awards. … Read More.
Ok, so I’m biased because I live, and love living, in Bondi, but me aside, many are pitching this new butcher as one of the best in Sydney and they’re… Read More.
Chesterfields are one of my favourite sofa styles. Sure there are some bad ones out there that scream ‘80’s lawyer trying to look smooth’ but the reality is that the… Read More.
In my opinion online retailing in Australia still has a lot of catch up to do when it comes to ‘experience’, and these guys aren’t making their job any easier… Read More.
Our homes should evolve and change with us. This means changing them relatively often – as we do. Pity that our salaries don’t always change as fast as our desire… Read More.
If I could have a lot more canvas in my life I would. Canvas gives you that ‘I care about not wanting to care’ finish to your interior – thanks… Read More.
For me, bicycles represent an era gone past, when life was simpler. Communities were a little smaller and commuting to work was only but a pedal away. A time when… Read More.
James Perse learnt the trade from his dad, Tommy Perse, and together they’ve been dominating the California fashion scene for over 40 years. James continues the legacy by now coining… Read More.
Felix is a friend of mine from France who is relatively new on the interiors photography scene but doing some great stuff. Now getting featured in many international interiors publications,… Read More.
Technically yellow is not that mellow. Firstly, it’s proven that infants cry more in yellow rooms. Also proven is that yellow generates muscle energy as it’s the best ‘attention getting… Read More.
I’m not a ‘lift’ person, I’d rather take the stairs if I have the choice – ‘good for the thighs’ my mother would say. Truth is, I like the look… Read More.
Do you have that item in your wardrobe that just makes every outfit look a million dollars…? It could be a beautiful piece of jewelry, or that pair of shoes.… Read More.
Here in Australia summertime means splashing and frolicking in a back yard in someone’s ‘pewwwl’. Pools can serve so many purposes to their guardians – cool respite after a bit… Read More.
Crystals are said to have magic powers and energy but I just like the look of them. I didn’t always like crystals however – in fact when one of my… Read More.
Independent hardware chain’s are not easy to come by these days. Hardware retailing has been ‘Bunnified’ with Bunning’s just being so easy, cheap and let’s face it, addictive. So it… Read More.
I’m not a pot smoker, but I do envy their relaxed demeanour and chilled attitude – If you’re like me then I’ve got the solution. Green out the legal way… Read More.
I recently purchased a retro surfboard and the craft is simply a thing of beauty. My wife agreed however living in our small beachside apartment it took up a lot… Read More.
A skull tattoo – ‘mmm, not so good’ – but a Skull in your interior is cool, bringing your dark side out and aesthetically breaking straight lines. Stone, timber, rock,… Read More.
We are loving this new chair by Andrew Martin. Andrew Martin has done some of the best fabrics in the marketplace for years and right now this little dining chair… Read More.