Design Field Notes

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Finds From Far & Wide

About Jessica Theuerjahr

Immersed in the world of interiors, Jessica has always been drawn to home decor. Having worked for Coco Republic for over three years, she is privileged to be surrounded by inspiring design on a daily basis. Always hunting for the latest news, she writes for Field Notes to share her style finds from around the globe.

Q&A With A Designer On Redecorating

Ever thought about redecorating but don’t know where to start? Or felt the process is overwhelming so you have considered engaging in professional services? I sat down with with designer… Read More.

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Best Of 2017 | Social Media Favourites

From contemporary chic, coastal luxe and striking monochrome, below you will find the spaces our followers on Instagram, Facebook, Pinterest and Twitter adored the most in 2017. Coco Republic Interior… Read More.

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The Drexel Around The Globe

Born in a cattle ranch in the jungle of the remote Paraguayan Chaco, the Drexel Dining Chair, as it’s coined in Australia, combines local South American craftsmanship with European design. Designed from leather… Read More.

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Room Spotlight: The Nursery

Welcoming a new little baby into the world is an amazing time in any parent’s life, amazing and overwhelming! One of the many things on the to-do list is setting… Read More.

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Henrietta Red, Nashville

Nestled in Nashville’s trendy Germantown neighbourhood, strands of twinkling lights hang above friends and families piling their plates with fresh and roasted oysters, lies a communal, convivial and delectable Henrietta… Read More.

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Evolution of the Mars Chair by Timothy Oulton

After creating the first generation of the Mars chair in 2006, Timothy Oulton described the chair as being modern in shape and ideology but still reflective of vintage aspects and… Read More.

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Salvaging The Old Into The New

Timothy Oulton is well known for his obsession with creating character filled, one-of-a-kind furniture pieces from Genuine English Reclaimed Timber. Such materials are salvaged from abandoned buildings in the UK… Read More.

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Dining Room Ambience

Lighting can undoubtedly be a favourite element of design. Beautiful lights make a huge impact and whether it’s a contemporary kitchen nook or an elegant dining room, statement lighting can… Read More.

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Choosing The Right Bed

Choosing the right bed is very important, from an aesthetic as well as practical point of view. A bedroom for most people is a private space, and is often the… Read More.

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The Avalon Hotel By Kelly Wearstler

Adjacent to LA’s most famous restaurants and shopping lies The Avalon Hotel Beverley Hills, tucked away in a secluded residential neighbourhood. Once popular with celebrities like Marilyn Monroe, Mae West,… Read More.

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Daring Hudson By Timothy Oulton

What is the secret to a great night in? A sense of frisson, of impulse and possibility… the surprising reveal of what will come next.  With this is mind, Timothy… Read More.

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Zig-Zag the New Stripe

Forget straight lines, the chevron is the new stripe. Missoni made the chevron pattern famous in the 60’s with a kaleidoscope of colours.   Now  this trend is emerging not only… Read More.

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Art Selection for Interiors

As an Interior Designer I often get asked by clients “what should I select for my walls, they are so bare?” It’s personal Artwork is so personal with the style,… Read More.

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Luxury Home Design, Kate St James

Kate St James is one busy lady in the interiors magazine world. She’s managing editor of Universal Magazines’ Home Design + Living Series including Luxury Home Design, Contemporary Home Design,… Read More.

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DesignEX 2012

For over 24 years, DesignEX has been Australia’s largest interiors, design and architecture event.  Lauren Ebbeck is the newly appointed Group Exhibition Director and promises some big changes – including… Read More.

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Four Posts – Better than none.

Four post beds have had a noticeable resurgence in popularity over the past few years and we are now starting to see some great new designs from some of our… Read More.

Sydney, Australia

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Wish List- Steve Cordony, Belle Magazine

Steve Cordony is currently the interior design editor of design bible Belle Magazine and interior and event stylist for a myriad of high end clients. His style has been described… Read More.

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Colour Trends- Back to Nature

A huge trend coming out of the Dulux Colour forecast for 2012 is a more simplistic approach to our interiors, think ‘raw’ inspired by natures best. “In an era characterised… Read More.

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Investing in Upholstery

One of the biggest furniture investments people make is in upholstery and it’s probably one of the least understood too. Usually people can justify skimping on good upholstery with:  “I’m… Read More.

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As Seen In Channel 7’s “Revenge”

I received several phone calls from excited staff (and Oly fans) about the product placement in channel Seven’s latest drama series “Revenge” after the first episode aired last week. The… Read More.

Sydney, Australia

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Design Classic – The Klismos Chair

With origins in Ancient Greece, the Klismos chair has been a design classic for many furniture houses but has had a resurgence in the past few years. The Klismos shape… Read More.

Sydney, Australia

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We Love the Toledo Sofa

Although I like the simplicity of using a simple fabric in a space as a base for an interior, I love the mix of materials in the Toledo Sofa. It’s… Read More.

Sydney, Australia

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Talking Shop – Fishs Eddy NYC

A good friend of mine, who had a stint in NYC, told me that I MUST get to this little shop on my last trip to the Big Apple. Fishs… Read More.

New York City, USA

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Fresh Cuts

As much as I love to see a great big punch of flowers in a house, sometimes they can look overwhelming and a little contrived. As an alternative I would… Read More.

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