Design Field Notes

Design Field Notes

Design Field Notes

Top Nosh in Stockholm

Whilst in Stockholm last week my wife took me to a fantastic restaurant I have been dying to share with you – Nosh and Chow. She had heard about it… Read More.

Anthony Spon-Smith

Swedish Inspiration: Svenskt Tenn

One of the wonderful benefits of having a beautiful Swedish wife is that I get to visit the country often. And without a doubt, it is definitely one of my… Read More.

Anthony Spon-Smith

High on the Hill: Hotel Endemico, Mexico

Staggered among boulders on a secluded hill in the wine-growing region of Valle de Guadalupe, the luxury cabins of Hotel Endemico introduce guests to the stark wilderness of the great… Read More.

Anthony Spon-Smith

New on the Block: The Rushcutters, Sydney

Newly launched The Rushcutters, in Ruschcutters Bay, is set to be one of Sydney’s staple restaurant institutions with its vast, yet relaxed interiors and it’s casual dining menu. Keystone have… Read More.

Anthony Spon-Smith

An English Rose: The Rosewood, London

Brand spanking new luxury hotel, Rosewood London, has flung its lobby doors wide to reveal a beautifully chic interior.  Set in a central location close to Covent Garden, the Edwardian… Read More.

Beth F

Goat Town NYC

Nestled away in Manhattan’s East is Goat Town, a NY bar that cleverly re-imagines authentic vintage design into an intriguing hospitality space. Created by interior, lighting and furniture designers Evan… Read More.

Beth F

Sass & Bide at Home: Sarah Jane Clarke’s Sydney Sanctuary

I’m a long-term admirer of the Australian fashion label Sass & Bide and an even bigger fan of the inspirational design duo behind the brand: Heidi Middleton and Sarah Jane… Read More.

Lisa

The Sunset Room: The Watson’s Bay Boutique Hotel

I’d like to share a recent project from the team here at Alexander and Co – the Watson’s Bay Boutique Hotel Sunset Room.  Perched on the beautiful West facing Watson’s… Read More.

Jeremy Bull

Havana Club On Trend

The Havana Club trend feels perfect for this season, not only because it involves so many tactile textures, bold patterns and works so perfectly with the “of the moment” colour… Read More.

Steve Cordony

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