Design Field Notes

Design Field Notes

Design Field Notes

California Paradise: Courteney Cox at Home

Did you know T.V Actress Courteney Cox (known best for her roles on the tv sitcoms ‘Friends’ & ‘Cougar Town’) aspired to be an architect before she hit Hollywood?  In… Read More.

Lisa

Spring on Trend: Cardell Road

The seasons are a-changing.  Spring has sprung here in Sydney, and with it, arrives a new energy and a fresh outlook.  Here are my tips and top Spring trends, to… Read More.

Jodie

Coco Republic Interior Design’s Woolwich Home

Coco Republic Interior Design complete the Woolwich Home, an extensive full-scale interior design project aimed at breathing life back into an impressive Federation building and housing the clients enviable contemporary… Read More.

Beth F

Smart Design: David Collins Studio

As an interior designer myself, the work of UK based designer David Collins has been a true inspiration to me for many years. After the tragic news of his death,… Read More.

Natasha

Inspired By: Herringbone Floors

One of my all time favourite interior finishes is Herringbone flooring. Having just bought my first home, a run-down 100-year-old terrace in Surry Hills, there is not a lot I… Read More.

Lily

Styling for Sale: Hampton’s Living

Coco Republic Property Styling’s latest project, an elegant family home located in Sydney’s up-market harbour-side suburb of Mosman, has been installed with a comfortable, coastal “Hampton’s” style scheme to ensure… Read More.

Beth F

Shopping for the Perfect Kilim with Cadrys

With over 60 years in business across three generations, it’s clear the Cadry’s family have a particular passion for sourcing hand-woven rugs.  buy oem software order glasses online An expert… Read More.

Beth F

Electric Love: A Barcelona Restoration

My heart skipped a beat when I discovered this Barcelona apartment, the home of interior designer Cristina Ramos and her photographer husband Txema Yeste.  An eclectic success, this space is… Read More.

Lisa

Maine Attraction: The Coastal Tides Beach Club

“Fresh and cool – simple and luxurious”  Jonathan Adler’s design of two suites at the Tides Beach Club in Maine eclectically mixes his signature look with contemporary coastal style in… Read More.

Lily

Room 606: Celebrating Modern Design

Having Danish heritage I have always had a keen interest in the world of Scandinavian design, where they believe ordinary objects should be beautiful, that design should enhance everyday life,… Read More.

Caitlan N

The Milan Home of Brian Atwood

Feast your eyes on this spectacular designer home – a Milan sanctuary owned by shoe and accessory designer Brian Atwood, styled and decorated by the inspired Nate Berkus. Personally my… Read More.

Lisa

Studio Toogood Designs

At first glance of Studio Toogood‘s portfolio, it is clear that there is an innovative and fearless creative force at the wheel.  The driver is Faye Toogood, a London based… Read More.

Alexandra D

Sydney Gets It: Balmoral Boat Shed

There’s something about The Boathouse Palm Beach that just hits the spot. A casual, organised and well-priced eatery pitched beautifully on a pier between a boat hire shed and a… Read More.

Anthony Spon-Smith

Eastern Influence: Hotel PuLi, Shanghai

A week back, I was traveling throughout Asia and had the obligatory stop over in Shanghai.  I always look forward to this part of the trip, as a stay at… Read More.

Anthony Spon-Smith

Room within a Room: The Book Nook

Now that the days are getting shorter and the mornings are crisp, there’s nothing more comforting than snuggling up in your favourite spot, with a good book and a cup… Read More.

Lily

Print on Print: Orla Keily’s Colourful Home

Irish fashion designer Orla Kiely is famed for her iconic and covetable prints. You’re certain to recognize them as they’ve been reproduced for everything from stationary to high-end fashion and… Read More.

James

Sass and Bide at Home; Heidi Middleton’s Palm Beach Oasis

Described by many as nomadic, modern, spirited and free, Heidi Middleton’s terrace home in Sydney’s Palm Beach is a visual feast that perfectly represents the designer’s innate individuality.  Sitting at… Read More.

Lisa

Every Room with a View: A Mexican Dream Home

Breathtaking… Located in Puerto Vallarta, in the southwest of Mexico, this architecturally designed home is perched on a cliff looking out over the Pacific Ocean. Designed by Elias Rizo Architects,… Read More.

Lily

By the Sea: Hampton’s Home

Architect Frank Greenwald is best known for his iconic traditional Hamptons style designs, including Ralph Lauren’s homes in New York and Jamaica. However, when it came to designing his own… Read More.

Lily

Centuries Collide: The House of Patrick Gilles and Dorothee Boissier

Renowned architecture and design duo Patrick Gilles and Dorothee Boissier (of Gilles and Boissier) have announced the completion of their perfect home; a 19th century renovated apartment-cum-21st century art gallery… Read More.

Beth F

New Heights of Alpine Style

William Sofield always gets it right. And this beautiful ski lodge in Aspen is no exception. Studio Sofield has found the perfect balance between the traditional, contemporary, comfortable and sophisticated. get… Read More.

Lily

French Safari Hideaway

Safari style meets French perfection in this beautiful Colonial home in Saint Barth, in the French West Indies. Using a restrained black and white colour palette, the high ceiling, exposed… Read More.

Lily

The Brain Escape

There is nothing more frustrating than when that little light bulb  idea goes off in the middle of your busy week – right when it’s the last thing in the… Read More.

Beth F

Don’t Be Afraid of the Dark

Read on if you dare; charcoal walls are not for the faint hearted.  Or so you may think…  With a frightening ability to suck light from a room and create… Read More.

Beth F