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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.

The Editor

New York’s Coolest Townhouse

The World of McIntosh Townhouse has a storied past. Currently located in the bustle of SoHo, it once supplied electrical power to the city, and in the 1980s and 90s… Read More.

Anastasia Hadjidemetri

Where Design Meets Nature: The Retreat At Blue Lagoon Iceland

On April 1st 2018, The Retreat at Blue Lagoon Iceland opened its doors for the first time to guests.  Located in the heart of an 800-year-old, moss-covered lava flow, The… Read More.

Anastasia Hadjidemetri

Styling An Artist’s Former Retreat.

Coco Republic Property Styling recently styled a character filled home for sale in Sydney’s prestigious Watsons Bay, a residence once belonging to legendary Australian artist John Olsen, painter of the… Read More.

Anastasia Hadjidemetri

Minimalist Perfection In Portsea

FGR Architects has brought the best of minimalist design to Wildcoast Road, by creating a rectangular module home that effortlessly stands out amongst its Portsea surroundings.  The true beauty of… Read More.

Anastasia Hadjidemetri

Channelling Industrial Chic: Barbacoa

Returning to the studio after a recent vacation to blissful Bali, I’m feeling creatively inspired and my batteries are recharged. I couldn’t believe how many amazing eateries there were (within… Read More.

Sarah Muir

Bringing The Outdoors In: Commissary

Situated in LA’s Koreatown district on the rooftop of the Line Hotel, Commissary is a restaurant and cocktail bar housed in a lush, urban greenhouse. Vibrant hanging and potted evergreen… Read More.

Anthony

A Spotlight On India Mahdavi

In a city of restrained classicism and cloudy grey winter skies, the sister showrooms of Parisian-based designer India Mahdavi are an unexpected explosion of colour and forward thinking design. Sitting… Read More.

Beth

Trends Of 2018: The Return To Handmade

It’s undeniable that we are all looking for an anecdote to our fast-paced, consumerist lifestyle. The answer at Maison et Objet 2018 was the home accessories world’s continued obsession with hand-crafted, artisanal… Read More.

Beth

Trends Of 2018: Abstract Modernism

Abstract expressionism and modernist art appeared to be a key influence behind the accessories on show at Maison et Objet 2018. My pick of the bunch was the delicately and… Read More.

Beth

Nod To A Bygone Era

The Chicago Athletic Association Hotel is a Venetian Gothic landmark in Chicago. Reserved for the elite and privileged for 122 years, today the hotel is both a novel downtown destination… Read More.

Anthony

Pretty In Pink

Tucked away on 9 Conduit Street in London’s Mayfair is sketch, a discreet townhouse that houses several highly theatrical restaurants and bars, one of which is the Gallery – the… Read More.

Anthony

From 1950s Motel To Retro-Cool Boutique: Sound View Greenport

A slew of 1950s motels have recently been transformed into retro-cool boutique hotels in North Folk, in New York’s Long Island district. The Sound View Greenport is one such place.… Read More.

Anastasia Hadjidemetri

A Romantic Escape On The Italian Riviera

It is hard to believe that Cabanon was once a derelict cabin situated on the Italian Riviera between Bordighera and San Remo. However until architects Emil Humbert and Christophe Poyet of… Read More.

Anastasia Hadjidemetri

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.

The Editor

1880: The Modern Members’ Club.

Timothy Oulton Studio – the interiors and construction design studio of Timothy Oulton – showcases its largest project to date: 1880, the modern antidote to the typical members’ club. Overlooking… Read More.

Anastasia Hadjidemetri

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.

Jessica Theuerjahr

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.

The Editor

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.

Jessica Theuerjahr

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.

Jessica Theuerjahr

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.

The Editor

Retail Design That Redefines: House Of Dior, Seoul

It’s been two years since Christian Dior announced the opening of its flagship Dior Boutique in Seoul, and still we’re transfixed by the innovative and sculptural design of the building.… Read More.

Anthony

5 Minutes With Verandah House

Judy Elliott and Jess Bandiera are the mother-daughter duo behind the award-winning interior design firm Verandah House, a firm which celebrates and creates coastal, Hamptons style interiors. “Our design aesthetic… Read More.

Daniela Frougas

Indigo by TomMarkHenry

A dynamic design studio in Sydney, TomMarkHenry are renowned for their remarkable commercial, hospitality and residential interiors. Indigo in Sydney’s Double Bay is no exception; a bustling cafe with beautiful… Read More.

The Editor