Design Field Notes

Design Field Notes

Design Field Notes

About Beth F

Homewares Buyer and Product Stylist for Coco Republic, Beth is constantly immersed in the world of interiors.  An avid traveler, Beth draws ideas from all four corners of the globe - finding just as much inspiration in the new and unknown, as right here on her doorstep.  Beth's travel essentials: Moleskin note book, an ipad, good quality headphones and the most recent issue of Elle Décor.

Tomorrow’s Antiques: How to care for your Dining Table

For many years, Coco Republic have offered a bespoke collection of exquisite, hand-produced wooden dining tables. Made to order by a team of talented carpenters in Australia, each table in… Read More.

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Green with Envy

Green is a colour I have always been afraid to consider for my home. Until now. Recently I have stumbled across (thanks to endless exploration on Pinterest) a selection of… Read More.

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Home on the Range

Imagine this: exposed timber beams, soft furnishing, hide throws on a stone floor, a wide-open fire. It’s a sanctuary from the outside world for the lone star cowboy and the… Read More.

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Mirror, Mirror on the Wall

The familiar Spring itch- it’s a new season, the weather is changing, and all of a sudden you’re looking to give your home a facelift; nothing too drastic, just a… Read More.

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Saturday in Design, Melbourne 2012

Australia's most dynamic trade exhibition returned to Melbourne August 17+18 2012. This time around, Coco Republic celebrated Saturday In Design with a look at the new international releases from Coco… Read More.

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Styling Magic: Studio Pepe Milan

“Believe in what you are doing and put as much passion as you can.” That’s the key to success for Arianna Lelli Marni and Chaira di Pinto. who together make… Read More.

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Best Coast: Interior Design on the Northern Beaches

Collaroy is the latest in a string of inspirational design projects by Coco Republic Interior Design. With the aim to transform this stunning waterfront property on Sydney’s Northern Beaches into… Read More.

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The Minimal and the Modern; Azzedine Alaïa Paris

A classicist, perfectionist and true Parisian, Azzedine Alaia latest foray into interior design is something to behold. A traditional atelier and couturier by trade, Alaia’s minimalist approach to design has… Read More.

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An Indian Bazaar

Rich in fearless colour and luxurious design, India is a country of constant inspiration for the globe-trotting decorator. From hand-painted walls, to brightly patterned textiles, to intricately carved furniture with… Read More.

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Through The Looking Glass

An idealistic haven where the outdoors are separated from their interior by nothing but a breath of clear glass – it's a design concept that has been on my mind… Read More.

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Global Design with Thomas Hamel and Robyn Holt

Thomas Hamel, one of Australia’s most prolific Interior Designers, alongside Robyn Holt, former editor of Vogue Living, design consultant and television personality, are teaming up for an exhilarating global Seminar… Read More.

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Thunderbolt of Inspiration– the 18th Biennale of Sydney

For all the Sydney-siders looking for a jolt of inspiration – take a second to visit the exciting Biennale of Sydney, Australia’s largest contemporary visual arts event.  Showcasing bold and… Read More.

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High Altitude, High Design

For all the snow bunnies that appreciate luxury mountain lodging this is one location that has an impressive offering.  I recently experienced the delights of this boutique hotel Chalet Dolce… Read More.

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Take Flight

From fancy feathered accessories, to flighty figurines, to flocks flying across walls, birds continue to appear everywhere in interiors. Take inspiration from the Oly collection at Coco Republic, where little… Read More.

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Coco Republic Design School: Decoration Inspiration

Congratulati how to get your ex back ons to the winner of the Coco Republic Design School 14 week course, Sally Gardner and a big thank you to all who… Read More.

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Haute Housing by Hermes

Hermes, one of the world’s most prestigious fashion houses, will be pouring it’s creative energies into one of this year’s most luxurious interior design projects.  Opening in 2012, the executive… Read More.

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Brisbane Indesign 2012

Saturday Indesign, one of Australia’s most dynamic design exhibitions, returned to Brisbane with a bang last weekend (25+26 May) in the most successful Indesign exhibition Brisbane has seen yet.  … Read More.

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Belle Awards Night 2012

The Belle Coco Republic Interior Design Awards were a chance to celebrate the best of the best in the Australian interior design industry. Interior designers, architects, stylists and bloggers alike… Read More.

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Belle Interior Design Awards 2012- Finalists Announced

The wait is over:  Belle Magazine, in association with Coco Republic, are excited to announce the finalists the 2012 Interior Design Awards.  Celebrating and rewarding excellence in Australian interior design… Read More.

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Drawn by Design

Catch the final day of the ‘Drawn by Design’ exhibition this Saturday 11am-4pm, Easter weekend at the Art Atrium in Bondi and see the best of the best in Australian… Read More.

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Liquid Landscapes, Martine Emdur

There is something therapeutic about Martine Emdur’s ocean scape collection.  Perfectly rendered bodies submerged in the ocean, light refracting through the water, a calm glistening surface.  Looking at her large-scale… Read More.

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Dare to Dream, Alila Hotel

2012 is well and truly underway and with the Christmas break feeling like a million years ago it’s definitely time to start dreaming of the next holiday.  There’s certainly not… Read More.

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In Bloom; Katie Marx Floral

Named after one of the brightest buds in the garden, Poppy, from Melbourne’s Katie Marx Floral speaks to Design Field Notes about styling and keeping Melbourne’s Oly showroom in bloom:… Read More.

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Oly Concept Store Launch Party in Melbourne

Melbourne just can’t stop talking about the launch of Australia’s first Oly San Francisco concept store on Church Street, Richmond.  The exquisite Oly furniture and homewares collection came alive last… Read More.

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