Design Field Notes

Design Field Notes

Design Field Notes

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 T

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.

Caitlan N

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 T

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 T

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.

Caitlan N

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 Spon-Smith

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.

Caitlan N

Timothy Oulton Opens First Restaurant In Hong Kong

Timothy Oulton is renowned for many things. This British furniture and interiors company not only offers handcrafted and uniquely authentic furniture pieces, but its boutique design service, Timothy Oulton Studio,… Read More.

Anthony Spon-Smith

Five Minutes with Denai Kulcsar

Denai Kulcsar defines luxury by comfort and successfully achieves a sense of harmony and relaxation by combining different textures, a complementary palette and never skimping on detail. Denai started her career as… Read More.

Daniela Frougas

La Mamounia, Marrakech

When I think of Morocco I think of clay and colour – an abundance of earthy architecture with beautiful bursts of colour  and pattern in intricate tiling. There’s truly something magical, historical… Read More.

Max Sparrow

Romantic Revival: Gilles & Boisser Parisian Apartment

The modern day design war of our lust for perfection through minimalistic design is influenced by our inability to turn away form the beauty of tradition and history. This preconceived… Read More.

Grace Fernan

Tips For Visiting Milan During Design Week

The world is still centred around Europe in my opinion. The proximity of the countries mixed with the bursts of deep history and culture make it still, centuries on, the… Read More.

Anthony Spon-Smith

Grand Opening: Chadstone Boutique

Coco Republic has opened a beautiful new boutique at Chadstone Shopping Centre, the fashion capital, in Melbourne. The opening marks the second Victorian store for Coco Republic and the first permanent shopping… Read More.

Caitlan N

Grand Opening: Max Sparrow Now On The Gold Coast

A purveyor of beautiful furniture and homewares from travels around the globe, Max Sparrow is delighted to announce the opening of a new gallery at Southport, on the Gold Coast.… Read More.

Caitlan N

Granger & Co, Kings Cross

Aussie restaurateur Bill Granger took a piece of Sydney side into his third and largest London restaurant, Granger & Co. Bringing sunny relaxed vibes and a matching laid back menu… Read More.

Lily

Sydney’s Crown Jewel, Hotel Palisade

Sitting five storeys tall on a hill overlooking Millers Point, Hotel Palisade boasts one of the most beautiful views of Sydney harbour. The hotel is nestled between Sydney’s newest playground, Barangaroo… Read More.

Sarah Muir

Minetta Tavern, Greenwich Village

On approach to the Minetta Tavern it is quite easy to miss the entry. Located in beautiful and bustling Greenwich Village in New York City, you could be forgiven for walking… Read More.

Daniela Frougas

Designer Q&A: 88onRegent in Redfern

Coco Republic Interior Design was commissioned to provide a full scope interior design service for 88onRegent, a new 17 story multi-residential development by Thirdi Group located in Redfern within Sydney’s inner… Read More.

Caitlan N

Sebel Pier One

Always on the hunt to try a new hotel, my wife and I recently enjoyed a night at Sebel Pier One. I travel across the globe on buying and design… Read More.

Anthony Spon-Smith

Minimalist Perfection, Hotel Sezz Saint-Tropez

Saint-Tropez has seen it all. At the heart of the French Riviera, the beautiful town has come to be known for the row of private yachts lining the quay and… Read More.

Lily

The Plaza Hotel, New York City

When it comes to historic hotels in New York City, none is more famous than The Plaza Hotel by Fairmont, with breathtaking views over Fifth Avenue and Central Park. The only hotel in… Read More.

Daniela Frougas

Himitsu Speakeasy by Tom Dixon

It doesn’t matter if you’re a design enthusiast or not, it’s safe to say you would have heard the name Tom Dixon before. Normally renowned for his product design (lighting… Read More.

Caitlan N

Behind The Design With Oly

Kate McIntyre and Brad Huntzinger are the talented US duo behind Oly, one of Coco Republic’s exclusive international designers. Renowned for classic elegance with luxurious metallics and natural undertones, I… Read More.

Caitlan N