Design Field Notes

Design Field Notes

Design Field Notes

Field Notes Celebrates 1 Year!

This week, Field Notes turns 1! And to celebrate we are giving you the chance to win 2 seats to the Coco Republic Design School's Colour for Interiors Masterclass. To… Read More.

Beth F

Sustainable Luxury at Convesso Concavo

A renowned leader in energy benchmarking and green-building ratings, Australia is currently paving the way in global standards in environmentally sustainable development. And it’s easy to see why, with leading… Read More.

Beth F

Summer Trend: Modern Moroccan

Imagine the ultramarine and turquoise blues of the ocean, the twinkling gold and silver of a desert mirage, and the crimsons and vermilions of a summer sunset. Envisage Arabian nights,… Read More.

Lily

Retro Glam

The warmth of metals such as brass, gold and bronze have made a come back in furnishings and they are adding some long anticipated excitement and glamour. Without much effort,… Read More.

Jodie

The Allure Of Copper

Copper is one of nature’s most beautiful materials and one of my favourite materials used in design today. Striking and industrial, it possesses a luster and shine like no other… Read More.

Beth F

Emerald: 2013 Colour of the Year

Exciting news!  Pantone has named Emerald as Colour of the year for 2013: science plan dog food  “Green is the most abundant hue in nature, the human eye sees more… Read More.

Alexandra D

Colour Trend: Blue Crush

Ok, so I know Emerald was announced as the 2013 Pantone Colour of the Year and I am so not on trend for getting excited about a colour that has… Read More.

Beth F

Top of the Town: The Rook

The latest drinking destination, THE ROOK has opened in an unexpected Sydney rooftop. Nestled high above the buildings, as the bar’s namesake bird does, THE ROOK can only be reached… Read More.

Beth F

Exterior Wallpaper: Bringing the Inside Out

Well summer is definitely here in Australia, and we are all desperate to spend more time outside. The Italian wallpaper company Wall & Decò have come up with an incredible… Read More.

Lily

Federation Revivial by Hare & Klein

I have long admired Meryl Hare, of Hare & Klein, for her original and inspired interior schemes. As an interior design firm, Hare & Klein have a consistent way of… Read More.

Caitlan N

The Romance of Fairy Lights

Winter Light is a stunning installation that has just started in Japan, and will be on display until March next year. The millions of lights create a glittery twinkly atmosphere,… Read More.

Lily

A Concrete Jungle

No longer a rough, raw building foundation, concrete is one of the most surprising elements used in contemporary interior design today. As one of the easiest ways to achieve the… Read More.

Beth F

Juicy Decorating for the Festive Season

Want a fresh fun and fragrant way to decorate your table this summer? Why not use fruit? Whether it is an edible centrepiece or just for show, citrus fruits bring… Read More.

Lily

Inspired Outdoor Fabrics for Summer

With the arrival of Summer upon us, it’s time to start making sure our outdoor spaces are as immaculately dressed as our interiors. help writing college essays Below, Dean Boone… Read More.

Caitlan N

So French; The Luxembourg Chair

On my latest trip to Paris, I went for an early morning walk through the Tuileries Gardens, adjacent to the Louvre Museum. Entering the park you forget that you’re located… Read More.

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Faking it – Faux Shagreen

Shagreen is stingray or shark skin, and has been used as a material for products and goods for centuries. Japanese Samurai crafted their sword handles with shagreen, because of its… Read More.

Lily

Coco Republic launches Timothy Oulton

Coco Republic are excited to announce the launch of Timothy Oulton's daring and authentic collections at Coco Republic Design Centre.  google sniper 2 Striking the perfect balance between innovation and… Read More.

Beth F

Harlequin Style

A Harlequin is mostly commonly known as a clown or jester in tights and mask. Their dress of diamond or checkerboard patterns, bright bold colours and exaggerated shapes are being… Read More.

Lily

Killing Me Softly; the rise of the strong pastel

Consider the pastel room; there are a lot of stereotypes associated with this colour scheme.  I know I used to think of these colours as specific to children’s rooms or… Read More.

Beth F

Summer on Trend; Taking Inspiration from Europe

Growing up on the French Riviera was an idyllic place to experience the importance of seasonal changes to interior design. learn Chinese online forex trading strategy Summer is the time… Read More.

Alexandra D

NYC Inspiration: Retail Therapy

Whilst furniture searching in New York I made sure to spend some time, wandering the streets, soaking up one of the worlds most energetic cities.  I found some great little… Read More.

Anthony Spon-Smith

The beauty of Florence Broadhurst

When I view the new Florence Broadhurst LIMITED EDITION ART series, I see a continuing journey; from Florence’s original art, silk screens and works. It is a journey that is… Read More.

Helen Lennie

NYC Inspiration: Rudy’s Barber Shop

I travelled throughout the USA last week, buying furniture and looking for inspiration. Stay tuned this week for more posts about some of my wonderful finds.  Strangely enough I found… Read More.

Anthony Spon-Smith

Trove Wallpaper

Originally inspired by New York’s 100 year old flower market in the middle of Manhattan, Trove wallpaper is striking yet delicate, often with repeats over 3m high and 2m wide.… Read More.

Lily