Last week I wrote about the close connection our interior design world has with the fashion industry, and spoke about how the all-white interior trend was mirrored in the various… Read More.
We’ve all heard the phrase before – your home is your sanctuary. I often think there is nothing better than a clean and tidy home with fresh blooms and candles… Read More.
Fields within the creative industry are always influencing each other, and I have always maintained that fashion and interior design are especially connected. Just recently we saw Men’s Fashion Week… Read More.
Shadow tones and purer whites are set to give way to green cast graphites. Putty hues are on trend. 2017 echoes this message but will see more depth to grey and cleaner… Read More.
Let me introduce you to Mondo Deli. Amongst the cobblestone streets of Portugal’s northwest riverside town of Porto is an excellent newcomer to the gastronomy scene. Designed by German born industrial… Read More.
An expert in the field of colour, I sat down with experienced colour consultant Sharon Gage to get the scoop of what it’s like to work in the industry. Sharon teaches… Read More.
From potted geraniums and soft wisteria in the garden, to grapefruit sorbet and understated stylish napery, pale icy pink is the colour inspiring me most. Adding a slight tint of… Read More.
Wallpaper has become a staple in the contemporary and traditional Australian home. From a design perspective, wallpaper provides instant gratification. A brilliant update for a room that needs a touch of personality or… Read More.
Greek cuisine meets raw Japanese design at The Apollo in Tokyo’s affluent Ginza area. The Australians behind the popular Sydney destination, Sam Christie and Jonathan Barthelmess have taken their hit menu… Read More.
One of Coco Republic Interior Design’s latest Melbourne projects is a beautiful apartment in Toorak by Senior Designer Candice Stroud. For clients who were downsizing, Candice has nailed a refined,… Read More.
Winter is all about warm textures. Velvet and mohair add opulent sophistication with rich warmth. Hides and furs add tactile luxury. Knits and woolly materials add texture in winter. Add a… Read More.
It is really just a coincidence that it’s getting colder and a cooler tone is on trend right now. None other than the moody and calming appeal of a deep, dark… Read More.
For those who are interested in a career in interior decorating or styling or simply have a love of all things home and design, then let me introduce you to… Read More.
For a while we’ve been obsessed with the fiddle leaf fig for interior decorating thanks to it’s large, luscious hand-sized leaves. Its vibrant green leaves were a favourite when it… Read More.
Escaping the hustle and bustle of New York City was quite a task… until now. Thanks to 1 Hotel Central Park, visitors and locals alike can enjoy some peace and… Read More.
Over the last couple of months we’ve seen the works of top fashion designers grace the catwalks in New York, London, Milan, and Paris. During fashion week the ‘big four’… Read More.
This year’s Belle Coco Republic Interior Design Awards were dominated by the outstanding projects of triple-threat designer Fiona Lynch. Fiona took out the top award in three categories: Best Residential… Read More.
Fresh, innovative and contemporary describes this residential kitchen by Whiting Architects. The project won Carole and Steven Whiting the award for Best Kitchen Design at the highly competitive Coco Republic… Read More.
This year’s Belle Coco Republic Interior Design Awards were dominated by the outstanding projects of designer Fiona Lynch. Fiona took out the top award in three categories: Best Residential Interior for the… Read More.
Mother’s Day is just around the corner. It’s a day that always seems to sneak up on me and I’ll usually leave the perfect gift to the last minute. Like most… Read More.
Sydney interior and landscape designer Dean Boone of Distinctive Living Design has a wealth of experience in creating inspirational, functional and aesthetically beautiful outdoor spaces. As an educator at the Coco… Read More.
The Belle Coco Republic Interior Design Awards are one of the most anticipated events on the Australian design calendar celebrating excellence in Australian interior design and decoration. Now in their… Read More.
The window seat has been fully adopted into the modern home. What once was traditional and classic is now a contemporary design feature. Whilst the traditional window seat is synonymous with… Read More.
The concrete interior. A contemporary minimalist designer’s dream. There is simply no stopping the top tier status that grey has been enjoying over the past few years. Whilst concrete in… Read More.