Design Field Notes

Your guide to the great indoors

Finds From Far & Wide

Gone Fishing: Mr Jason Grant for Murobond

Dreaming of a coastal holiday?  I know I am. come curare i funghi della pelle Sydney based interior stylist Mr Jason Grant, has released his highly anticipated fourth collaboration with… Read More.

Caitlan N

Dine and Design in Bali

Bali, the playground of Asia, bustling with thousands of scooters, tourists galore, and an array of very chic interiors that take Balinese style to a whole new level. Having been… Read More.

Steve Cordony

The Morrison by Akin Creative

Compared to Melbourne, the Sydney CBD can lack a bit of personality. But that’s all changing with many new restaurants and bars that have been opening up over the past… Read More.


Eye on Design: Ann Wolf

Ann Wolf isn’t my favourite interior designer, but her eye for detail specification and use of harmony and scale in her jobs is second to none. This Houston home she… Read More.


Best Coast: Interior Design on the Northern Beaches

Collaroy is the latest in a string of inspirational design projects by Coco Republic Interior Design. With the aim to transform this stunning waterfront property on Sydney’s Northern Beaches into… Read More.


Straw Hat’s Off

Being married to a Swede I have a bias towards anything Swedish, some would call me a Swedofile – do they exist?. They seem to just do things right.  Certainly… Read More.


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.


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.


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.

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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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.