Design Field Notes

Design Field Notes

Design Field Notes

Trends of 2018: Cool Tones

In between the more adventurous reds, blush and berry tones found everywhere at Maison Objet 2018, in calming contrast, many exhibitors chose to showcase their wares in shades of forest… Read More.

Beth F

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 F

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 F

Must Haves; The Sofa Edit

A stylish living space awaits; from coastal luxe to monochromatic elegance or refined modern to relaxed glamour. I’ve curated a selection of beautiful rooms to inspire a living room update… Read More.

Caitlan N

Trends Of 2018: Ripe Red

From ripe red to dusty pink, Maison et Objet in January 2018 was overflowing with clashing berry tones, making it a trend to watch out for in 2018.  Spanish furniture designers… Read More.

Beth F

2018 Bathroom Tile Trends

Selecting bathroom tiles can be overwhelming. From synthetic and natural, shiny and matte, to large and small tiles, the choices and combinations are endless. Diana Ribarevski, Head of Design Services… Read More.

Jessica T

New Neutrals; Kitchens That Inspire

On trend for 2018, organic materials and contrasting light and dark finishes are what the kitchen is all about. With the kitchen the hub of the home, focus is on… Read More.

Caitlan N

10 Dining Spaces To Inspire

Summer is the season for entertaining – warm days call for daylight barbecues with the family and relaxed evening soirees with friends. With entertaining on my mind, I’m taking a… 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

The Christmas Table

It’s that time of year again. The beloved Christmas time! This week, I have delved into the art of table dressing and have researched ways that will have people loathing over… Read More.

Lily

Modernist Meets Coastal At The Dorset

A project spanning two years, Coco Republic Interior Design is delighted to reveal Brisbane’s latest apartment development, The Dorset, by Cloud10Property. In close collaboration with the developer and architect, Coco… Read More.

Caitlan N

Room Spotlight: The Nursery

Welcoming a new little baby into the world is an amazing time in any parent’s life, amazing and overwhelming! One of the many things on the to-do list is setting… Read More.

Jessica T

70s Glamour Reinvented; Meet Inception

Inspired by vintage infinity mirrors from the 1970s, the Inception Mirror by Timothy Oulton is a spectacular showcase of urban glamour for people who love to entertain. Inception was launched… Read More.

Caitlan N

Imagining A Life Alfresco

Quintessential Australian living embraces an indoor-outdoor lifestyle. Think sunset BBQs with family and friends, tranquil moments along the vast shoreline and an enviable culture of late brunches and long lunches.… Read More.

Alexandra D

Introducing Timothy Oulton’s Ultimate Sloucher 

Embodying the essence of 21st century cool, the       Timothy Oulton Shabby Modular Sofa is the epitome of effortless sophistication and understated style. In the same vein as… Read More.

Caitlan N

Luxurious Luminosity

Instant ambience. Elegant design.  Coco Republic is delighted to introduce their latest lighting collection, featuring 14 showstopping pieces that represent the season’s latest global design trends. From striking contemporary chandeliers,… Read More.

Beth F

Design Trend: Outdoor Furniture with an Indoor Aesthetic

Comfort. Style. Adaptability. These are the things design savvy consumers are demanding from their outdoor furniture. They are requesting more comfort from their outdoor sofas, with the aesthetic becoming more… Read More.

Anthony Spon-Smith

A Modern Direction

Less is more. And this season, more is MODERN by Max Sparrow, a sophisticated, clean and simple collection that’s bold and a bit daring. It honours its roots in Modernism… Read More.

Max Sparrow

16 Exceptional Fireplaces

A statement fireplace can have a dramatic impact on a living space and be a beautiful addition to any home. A fireplace is often considered an element of class and… Read More.

Caitlan N

Evolution of the Mars Chair by Timothy Oulton

After creating the first generation of the Mars chair in 2006, Timothy Oulton described the chair as being modern in shape and ideology but still reflective of vintage aspects and… Read More.

Jessica T

On Trend: A Green Palette

We’re definitely seeing a shift in interior design aesthetics, where more earthen materials and colours will outshine light and bright palettes. Expect timber, stone, terracotta, and rattan to feature in our homes,… Read More.

Caitlan N

Dream Space: Natural Curiosities’ LA Art Studio

Talk about #officegoals.  As Coco Republic launches it’s exclusive new art program with Natural Curiosities, Field Notes delves into the light-filled warehouse where all the magic happens. Natural Curiosities is… Read More.

Beth F

Salvaging The Old Into The New

Timothy Oulton is well known for his obsession with creating character filled, one-of-a-kind furniture pieces from Genuine English Reclaimed Timber. Such materials are salvaged from abandoned buildings in the UK… Read More.

Jessica T

Natural Curiosities

Beautiful handcrafted art shipped direct to your door in just 10 days? Yes please. Coco Republic is delighted to introduce a new art collection in an exclusive partnership with famed… Read More.

Caitlan N