I read an interesting Editor’s Letter recently by Wendy Moore of Home Beautiful magazine. In it, she comments on the shift of focus from fashioning our personal selves to our homes. If you’re… Read More.
As the cooler weather sets in, all eyes are on decorating trends this winter. Creating comfortable spaces that make you want to stay indoors are more desirable than ever. Entertaining… Read More.
A tray is the new must have decor essential for every home. There, I’ve declared it and I’m not taking it back. Just as cushions and throws have become a… Read More.
With a talented eye for design, it was no surprise to me that Timothy Oulton looked elsewhere to offer his signature leather craftsmanship. The lifestyle collection of personal accessories, available exclusively… Read More.
I’m falling more and more in love with a paired back, relaxed interior. Back to basics with raw textures and a light palette. From Danish to contemporary Australian, the look is… Read More.
I can’t deny the sophistication of tufted upholstery. I love clean, contemporary lines but there is something so beautiful and elegant about pieces that tufted detail. Think of a luxurious… Read More.
Coco Republic Property Styling have created a masterpiece with this contemporary home that recently sold in St Kilda, Melbourne. The scheme offered high end appeal in the luxury market, yet perfectly… Read More.
I’ve really come around to working with velvet in the home. With the right amount, the luxurious texture can enhance any room with elegant flair. It’s no surprise that velvet… Read More.
Forget monochrome, the new killer neutral combination is grey and dust. Draw inspiration from stone tones with pebble greys and dusty sand hues for a luxurious sanctuary. Last week, The… Read More.
The mid-century modern style has really come back to life over the past decade. This paired back, sculptural interiors aesthetic is perfect for mixing and matching the old and the new.… Read More.
A daybed is surprisingly one of the most versatile additions to a home. Both functional and inviting aesthetically, the humble daybed can shape a space. From a living area to bedroom… Read More.
It is a question Coco Republic Interior Design is asked frequently – how do you create an inspirational outdoor area that reflects the Australian lifestyle? I spoke with Senior Interior Designer… Read More.
For a traditional home with contemporary influences, be inspired by the Victorian period. Think of the genteel of mid 19th Century ladies, romantic flowers and a soft feminine feel, complemented… Read More.
Draw inspiration from the depths of the forest with colours inspired by the wild. Think greens from foliage and indigos from the night, mixed with light shades of white and… Read More.
Antique Mirror can add an elegant touch to any interior. Whether it is used as a finish on a piece of furniture, a feature wall, or used traditionally on a… Read More.
Leather is a popular upholstery choice for sofas and chairs – it’s versatile, low maintenance and to put it simply, it looks good. It’s the perfect choice to add texture… Read More.
Adding natural textures into an interior is one of the easiest ways to create a welcoming and inviting aesthetic. And a timber feature wall is a trend on the rise.… Read More.
A new trend is gaining momentum with high end edge – moody luxe minimalism. Moody isn’t restricted to dark hues like black and navy – dusty pinks and soft blues enrich… Read More.
There are some 2014 trends that I hope will linger a little longer. As interior styles come and go from Pantone’s latest colour statement to animal motifs, there are a few… Read More.
Having returned for its 13th year, the Stockholm Design Week is an institution on the global calendar. As the Scandinavian trend of bold minimalist style continues, I’m more and more excited each year… Read More.
Creating a statement, malachite is on trend for 2015. It’s a bold call, but some have said that this luxurious green mineral is the new marble. Marble is timeless, clean and… Read More.
I have a love-hate relationship with trends. I love to be constantly inspired by beautiful interiors that transcend the season’s fashions whilst I can’t help but get excited when various… Read More.
I was recently asked about my thoughts on the next big thing in interiors with the new year upon us. Last year we saw the resurgence of the Butterfly Chair,… Read More.
A chic burgundy hue, the colour experts at Pantone have debuted their 2015 Colour of Year as the strong and warm, marsala. Described by Pantone as a “naturally robust and… Read More.