Design Field Notes

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About Caitlan N

With a passion for interior design and decoration, the Design Field Notes Editor is constantly hunting for inspiration for her own home. A contemporary aesthetic defines her signature style, always favouring a sleek neutral palette and the classic combination of grey and white. Working within the industry, she is constantly seeking out the latest in design news and is fortunate enough to work on an array of exciting brands, events and projects. By night, our Editor is curled up on the sofa researching her next travel adventure with a candle burning.

The New Grey

The design world seems to have been in love with grey over the last few years. We spoke with Coco Republic Interior Designer Georgina Holmes on the appeal of this… Read More.

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Trend Alert: The Living Room In 2019

For living rooms in 2019 we can definitely see a trend towards oversized artwork and mirrors, clients really have responded to the way it allows you to play on scale… Read More.

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The Contemporary Coastal Interior

Reminiscing about days in The Hamptons… A home need not be rife with anchors, shells, and maritime flags to have a soothing, coastal feel. Let me introduce you to my ideal… Read More.

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New In For The Outdoor Retreat

Outdoor essentials for a life alfresco with Coco Republic’s new outdoor 2018-19 collection, expertly crafted for the modern outdoor room. The latest brand campaign by Coco Republic against a stunning… Read More.

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Introducing Soho House

Coco Republic welcomes Soho House. A contemporary collection of classic French Oak matched with timeless metal accents. East meets West in this refined collection featuring French Oak sourced from France… Read More.

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Park Avenue by Max Sparrow

Max Sparrow has brought Hollywood elegance to the Australian home with his chic-est collection on the block.   The Park Avenue range is sure to be the focal point of… Read More.

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Brisbane’s New Dining Destination: L’Americano

Coco Republic is delighted to reveal the reopening of the Fortitude Valley showroom after a substantial renovation, now complete with an exciting new dining destination. L’Americano transports guests to the… Read More.

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Contemporary Coastal Living

The latest project by Coco Republic Property Styling certainly delivers on style. The contemporary coastal furnishings scheme is a showstopper. Located at Sydney’s idyllic yet vibrant Palm Beach, the modern… Read More.

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Five Minutes with Jeremy Bull

The immense passion for creating unique and extraordinary spaces is evident in the work produced by Jeremy Bull of Alexander & Co, winner of the coveted Belle Coco Republic Interior… Read More.

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The Winners: Belle Coco Republic Interior Design Awards 2018

At tonight’s 2018 Belle Coco Republic Interior Design Awards, Australia’s interior design community came together to celebrate and identify the very best in Australian design talent. The Belle Coco Republic Interior Design… Read More.

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How To: Adding Luxury In The Bedroom

The master bedroom can be a relaxing sanctuary with touches of feminine elegance. I spoke with Brisbane designer Elena Wigginton from Coco Republic Interior Design on her top tips to… Read More.

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Must Haves; The Sofa Edit

A stylish living space awaits; from coastal luxe to monochromatic elegance or refined modern to relaxed glamour. I’ve curated a selection of beautiful rooms to inspire a living room update… Read More.

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New Neutrals; Kitchens That Inspire

On trend for 2018, organic materials and contrasting light and dark finishes are what the kitchen is all about. With the kitchen the hub of the home, focus is on… Read More.

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Apartment Styling 101

Boutique blocks. Grand developments. Open plan living. Zoned rooms. Petite spaces. Expansive spaces. Small scale balconies. Wide open terraces. Micro kitchens. Kitchens with all the bells and whistles. Apartment living… Read More.

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Modern Elegance; Styled For Sale

This residence styled by Coco Republic Property Styling is a private sanctuary of grand proportions in the hub of Rose Bay.   The home’s striking formal living and dining room is… Read More.

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Contemporary Coastal Styling in Collaroy

In a contemporary new development at Frazer Street in Collaroy, Coco Republic Property Styling styled five apartments for sale with Belle Property, each tailored to stand out in the local… Read More.

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10 Dining Spaces To Inspire

Summer is the season for entertaining – warm days call for daylight barbecues with the family and relaxed evening soirees with friends. With entertaining on my mind, I’m taking a… Read More.

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Modernist Meets Coastal At The Dorset

A project spanning two years, Coco Republic Interior Design is delighted to reveal Brisbane’s latest apartment development, The Dorset, by Cloud10Property. In close collaboration with the developer and architect, Coco… Read More.

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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.

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Belle Luxury Home Building Awards

The Belle Luxury Home Building Awards showcase the best of building craftsmanship across Australia, from new builds and landscape design, to alterations and joinery construction. This year’s judging panel -which… Read More.

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Luxe Design At Brunetti, Melbourne

Brunetti, one of Melbourne’s most iconic eateries, has unveiled its flagship Melbourne inner-city emporium – a commanding venue with multiple zones spanning almost 850 square metres. It was designed by… Read More.

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70s Glamour Reinvented; Meet Inception

Inspired by vintage infinity mirrors from the 1970s, the Inception Mirror by Timothy Oulton is a spectacular showcase of urban glamour for people who love to entertain. Inception was launched… Read More.

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Introducing Timothy Oulton’s Ultimate Sloucher 

Embodying the essence of 21st century cool, the       Timothy Oulton Shabby Modular Sofa is the epitome of effortless sophistication and understated style. In the same vein as… Read More.

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Timeless Elegance By Coco Republic Interior Design

Commissioned by developers Luxcon Group to provide a full design service, Coco Republic Interior Design transformed a family home into a grand timeless residence. Head of Design Services at Coco Republic,… Read More.

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