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.
I’m constantly on the hunt for new finds to update my home. If you’re like me then you love giving new life to your interior – from the addition of… Read More.
Often described as “Contemporary Impressionism”, the vibrant work of artist and designer Jessica Zoob is a lyrical interplay of coarse and fluid textures and a brilliant palette of layered colours.… Read More.
When Jonathan Adler was asked to redesign 309 guest rooms and suites at the Eau Palm Beach Resort & Spa, Florid, he choose a simple three colour approach. “When I… Read More.
For all your instagram-ing needs, Field Notes has compiled a list of our top interior accounts to follow at the moment: @stevecordony Coco Republic’s favourite Interior Design Editor and all-round… Read More.
The big picture I’m always drawn to the buildings of the late Australian architectural legend Harry Seidler – his clean, modernist lines have been a major influence on my work.… Read More.
Last year I was scrolling through Instagram (as you do) and stumbled upon something that moved me and that will always remain in my memory. In November 2013, the “Sea… Read More.
Designing gardens for tight spaces can be tricky, especially when we live so much outdoors. Inner city gardens are often only a few metres wide, with everyone wanting to fit… Read More.
It’s one of the things I notice most about flying over Sydney, coming in to land after an adventure overseas – the surprising amount of blue dots scattered in between… Read More.
Barstools first became a staple in homes in the 1950s when casual entertaining gained momentum. Now, we simply cannot get enough of them – from the simple silhouette of the… Read More.
Mixing the contemporary with the vintage is an art. A modern interior with vintage accents showcases character and personality. Think clean contemporary lines and sleek Scandinavian styling contrasted with treasured… Read More.
Our favourite online furniture store – Max Sparrow – launches into the world of homewares with an eclectic collection of over 200 stylish accessories for the home. Max has travelled… Read More.
Equine style is no longer just reserved for the buxom ranches of Texas. Whether brash and thematic or subtle and suggestive, the ways in which horses can liven up a… Read More.
This week, renowned Australian photographer Leila Jeffreys opens “Prey”, a powerful exhibition of hunter bird portraits, to follow on her highly successful past series of Australian budgerigars and cockatoos. Eagles,… Read More.
Design Field Notes catches up with Shaynna Blaze, revered Interior Designer, co-presenter of Selling Houses Australia and judge on The Block, to discuss Spring colour trends for 2014. WHAT IS… Read More.
New York Fashion Week is upon us, and so too is the trend-setting Pantone Spring 2015 Colour Report. Below is a little summary of the colours that we will be… Read More.
I first saw this car when on honeymoon in Capri and ever since, when I see it, I can’t help but be whisked back to those balmy Mediterranean nights where… Read More.
The Hotel Les Deux Tours in Marrakech – I recently stayed at this amazing place when we visited Marrakech end of May this year. It is a little oasis located… Read More.
No longer just a kitschy accessory for a children’s room, the modern mobile has all grown up. The art of the hanging sculpture first captured my imagination last Christmas, when… Read More.
You’d know a Butterfly Chair if you saw one. Splashed across the pages of interiors magazines and spotted on the top design blogs around the world. The original Butterfly Chair… Read More.
When Porter’s Paints asked me to create a series of striped wallpapers for them, I welcomed it as a chance to extend my love of bold colours and patterns into… Read More.
Coco Republic will introduce a new home décor collection next month in collaboration with talented print artist Bethany Linz. One of my favourites from the line features a pineapple motif… Read More.
The cold weather had me thinking about tones that add ambience and create a sense of warmth ? Amber was at the top of the list. Amber is such a… Read More.