Design Field Notes

Design Field Notes

Design Field Notes

Heartwarming Pasta: A Recipe For Two

Few dishes can compete with a bowl of fresh pasta, and L’Americano’s fettuccini pasta is no exception. A heavenly pair of al dente pasta tossed with a rich melt-in-your-mouth pork ragu. Read More.

Alison L

A Quick Guide To Buying A New Bed

Thinking about buying a new bed this year? Coco Republic Interior Designer Jase Campbell shares his top tips and insights on finding the right design for you. Miles Bed by… Read More.

Caitlan N

Invest In You: About The Design School

There has never been a better time to invest in you. Have you thought about a short course in interior decoration or styling? Don’t put it off – the Coco… Read More.

Caitlan N

The Living Room Lighting Guide

Getting lighting right in a living room is a MUST when designing a space. Lighting can be used to evoke different emotions and aesthetic in a space so in order… Read More.

Ceitie Glenn

How to Select the Perfect Bedside Light

When selecting the bedside table lamp that is right for you it is important to consider first what you want your table lamp to do for you. Do you need… Read More.

Jarred Pior

A Designers Guide to Chandeliers

Walking through a furniture and lighting showroom can often be overwhelming with choice of chandelier and pendant lights available. When choosing what style of chandelier to hang in your home,… Read More.

Lily

A Buyers Guide to Lighting

Selecting the right decorative lighting for your home is key to creating a space that is both visually intriguing and functional.  I really believe it’s worth spending the time (and… Read More.

Beth F

Tips & Tricks: Styling a Small Bedroom

The small scale of a bedroom shouldn’t deter you from styling it to its full potential. Let me share a few tips when curating a small bedroom space. Layout: Ideally… Read More.

Joy Simonsen

Creating Good Fortune Through Styling: Feng Shui

Feng Shui is a 6000-year-old practice, that been influencing the entire globe with great staying power. The main principle behind referencing Feng Shui in design is harnessing the flow of… Read More.

Hattie Kirchengast

Trend Report: Interior Styles That Sell

Spring is a key season in the property market. Real estate booms in the lead up to Christmas and spring fever is in the air as Australians buy and sell… Read More.

Caitlan N

Lighting 101; The Decorating Do’s

Lighting is one of those critical aspects to get right when redesigning a space or renovating. Hardwired fixtures such as pendants and chandeliers are not simple to change if you… Read More.

Caitlan N

A Recipe You’ll Love…

Transport your dinner guests to the Italian Riviera with a dish they will love, recreate L’Americano Espresso Bar’s Signature Salad at home.

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Alison L

The Art Of Coffee Table Styling

Coffee table styling is one of my favourite parts of finishing an interior project. It’s not a daunting process for those who are not a savvy stylist so let me… Read More.

Sarah Muir

Decluttering: Simplify Your Home

There comes a time at the beginning of each year where everyone thinks to themselves that it’s time to declutter their home for a fresh start to their new year.… Read More.

Jessica T

Quick Tips: Wallpaper

Introducing wallpaper into your home can transform and elevate it from ordinary to phenomenal. At Coco Republic Interior Design, creating a well thought out design scheme means crafting each room’s… Read More.

Jessica T

Coffee Table Styling 101

When it comes to styling your coffee table, think big impact with little effort. Considering it’s a small surface in the scheme of things, styling your coffee table can greatly… Read More.

Jessica T

Winter Style In Five Ways

The crisp, cool air has settled in and Winter is officially here. When I think of cold weather I think of layers, textures and ambient environments which evoke a sense… Read More.

Jessica T

Get The Look: Casual Elegance

If you’ve recently seen our new photoshoot and fallen in love with our above living interior, then we’re here to help recreate that timeless space in your own home. With… Read More.

Jessica T

How To: Add Warmth And Ambience To An Interior

In fashion or interiors, the typical response when tackling the winter effect is to layer, layer, layer. But how else can you add warmth and ambience to your home this… Read More.

Max Sparrow

Get The Look: Timeless Chic

If you’ve recently seen our new photoshoot and fallen in love with our above living interior, then we’re here to help recreate that timeless space in your own home. With… Read More.

Jessica T

How To: Create A Gallery Wall

Creating a gallery wall is a design trend more and more people are embracing. A wall of artwork is an expressive and creative way to show personality; this is how… Read More.

Joy Simonsen

How To: Style A Home Study

Good design is imperative for maximum productivity in home offices, especially for those increasing number of people opting to work from home. How do you create a harmonious home study… Read More.

Jessica T

How To: Style A Bar Cabinet

Anthony Mitsos, Showroom Manger for Max Sparrow, sheds light on the ever increasing demand for bar carts, and reveals how you can style your own cart for maximum practicality and… Read More.

Jessica T

Creating The Dream Mudroom

While not prevalent in Australian homes, mudrooms are instrumental in keeping a home organised and clutter free. The most important element… It’s important not to overthink or clutter the mudroom.… Read More.

Alexandra D