Design Field Notes

Design Field Notes

Design Field Notes

The Minimal and the Modern; Azzedine Alaïa Paris

A classicist, perfectionist and true Parisian, Azzedine Alaia latest foray into interior design is something to behold. A traditional atelier and couturier by trade, Alaia’s minimalist approach to design has… Read More.

Beth F

New America: Thom Filicia Interior Design

I'm proud to admit I was an avid watcher of the USA version of Queer Eye For A Straight Guy back in the early 2000's. I was the straight guy… Read More.

Anthony Spon-Smith

Elizabeth Bay Exclusive

From the beginning this project was always going to be about the location and the view across Sydney Harbour. Because of this location and the incredible light, the design concept… Read More.

Greg Natale

Thomas O’Brien – Aero Studio

Thomas O’Brien is the quintessential New York Interior designer who has successfully expanded his business into lighting and product design. Coco Republic will be stocking a selection of the range… Read More.

New York, USA

Caitlan N

How to style with Jason Grant

I would like to introduce you to one of Sydney’s best stylists; Mr Jason Grant; a Melbourne born Sydney based stylist, writer and blogger. Best known for his signature style;… Read More.

Caitlan N

Haute Housing by Hermes

Hermes, one of the world’s most prestigious fashion houses, will be pouring it’s creative energies into one of this year’s most luxurious interior design projects.  Opening in 2012, the executive… Read More.

Beth F

Anna Spiro launches Hand Painted Wallpaper for Porter’s Paints

I popped in for breakfast at Porter’s Paints yesterday to meet Brisbane designer Anna Spiro who is launching her new hand painted wallpaper collection. Such a stunning range of bright,… Read More.

Natalia

Jeff Leatham- A Cut Above the Rest

These  are not your average floral arrangements; call it contemporary art. paper writing service He has a slew of celebrity clientele including Oprah, Eva Longoria, Kylie Minouge & Maddona (to… Read More.

Caitlan N

Out in the Field: Oly San Francisco

On my travels around the USA last month I saw so many great and inspiring pieces however, the new Oly product was one of the most fun collections around; from… Read More.

Anthony Spon-Smith

Hot Seat- My favourite chairs from Milan 2012

What a feast of designs we've seen at Milan Furniture Fair this year. With a multitude of chair designs on display there really is a chair for every, shape, size… Read More.

Natalia

Belle Awards Night 2012

The Belle Coco Republic Interior Design Awards were a chance to celebrate the best of the best in the Australian interior design industry. Interior designers, architects, stylists and bloggers alike… Read More.

Beth F

Winners of The Belle Interior Design Awards 2012 revealed…

After much anticipation and a gloriously glamorous awards night at Coco Republic, the winners for this year's Belle Coco Republic Interior Design Awards are… Best Commercial Interior – Russell &… Read More.

Natalia

Belle Interior Design Awards 2012- Finalists Announced

The wait is over:  Belle Magazine, in association with Coco Republic, are excited to announce the finalists the 2012 Interior Design Awards.  Celebrating and rewarding excellence in Australian interior design… Read More.

Beth F

Milan Furniture Fair 2012- Salone

At the largest trade fair show of its kind in the world Milan Furniture Fair 2012 nailed it again this year. A visual feast of nearly 3,000 designers and exhibitors… Read More.

Anthony Spon-Smith

Milan Furniture Fair 2012- Hot Objects

There’s always something inspiring about seeing innovative product design and Milan Salone Del Mobile is the pinnacle for those searching, showing or buying such objects. This year Milan didn’t disappoint yet… Read More.

Anthony Spon-Smith

Milan Furniture Fair 2012- Zona Tortona

Zona Tortona has long been regarded as the sister satellite exhibit to the Salone Del Mobile and always houses many of both the emerging and established designer new releases. Over the… Read More.

Anthony Spon-Smith

Milan Furniture Fair 2012- Colour Trends

Milan Salone Del Mobile is into its third day now and I thought I’d update you with the colour trends – as taken by our ‘in the field’, Field Notes… Read More.

Anthony Spon-Smith

Milan Furniture Fair 2012- Spazio Rossana Orlandi

Milan Salone Del Mobile (Furntiure Show) has just started and I thought I’d give you a sneak peek of what’s going on with the latest shots from our on location… Read More.

Anthony Spon-Smith

Parisian Antiques at Les Puces de Saint-Ouen

The most famous flea market in Paris is the one at Porte de Clignancourt, officially called Les Puces de Saint-Ouen, but known to everyone as Les Puce’s (The Fleas).  It… Read More.

Jodie

Dare to Dream, Alila Hotel

2012 is well and truly underway and with the Christmas break feeling like a million years ago it’s definitely time to start dreaming of the next holiday.  There’s certainly not… Read More.

Beth F

In Bloom; Katie Marx Floral

Named after one of the brightest buds in the garden, Poppy, from Melbourne’s Katie Marx Floral speaks to Design Field Notes about styling and keeping Melbourne’s Oly showroom in bloom:… Read More.

Beth F

Oly Concept Store Launch Party in Melbourne

Melbourne just can’t stop talking about the launch of Australia’s first Oly San Francisco concept store on Church Street, Richmond.  The exquisite Oly furniture and homewares collection came alive last… Read More.

Beth F

Bondi Butcher- La Macelleria

Ok, so I’m biased because I live, and love living, in Bondi, but me aside, many are pitching this new butcher as one of the best in Sydney and they’re… Read More.

Anthony Spon-Smith

Treasures at Portobello Antiques Market, London

Since moving to Australia I have greatly missed the delights of fabulously eccentric British antiques and the extraordinary displays on show at all the antiques fairs and markets. As controversial… Read More.

Natalia