Design Field Notes

Your guide to the great indoors

Finds From Far & Wide

Botanical Inquiry

It’s no secret that art is the final layer in a beautifully curated home. I was privileged to recently celebrate the opening of Daniel Shipp‘s first solo exhibit, Botanical Inquiry and… Read More.

Caitlan N

The Best of Commercial Design

From inspirational office spaces to contemporary store fit outs that continue to break boundaries of interior design with innovation, Best Commercial Design at the Belle Coco Republic Interior Design Awards is… Read More.

Caitlan N

Best Bathroom Design

With the introduction of wet areas to the Belle Coco Republic Interior Design Awards in 2015, entries to Best Bathroom Design were of an extremely high calibre. We are privileged to have… Read More.

Anthony

2015 Finalists: Belle Coco Republic Interior Design Awards

The announcement of the finalists in the Belle Coco Republic Interior Design Awards is one of the most hotly awaited dates on the Australian design calendar. I have had the… Read More.

Anthony

Electro Orchid by Del Kathryn Barton

Driven by her curiosity, Del Kathryn Barton explores new mediums and technologies that connect to her symbolic language of femininity, folklore and the cosmos. This exhibition presents a new series… Read More.

Beth

“Prey” by Leila Jeffreys

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.

Beth

Breaking Boundaries: Australian Design

The Belle Coco Republic Interior Design Awards, year after year, demonstrate the support, encouragement and respect from both Belle and Coco Republic for the Australian interior design community.  The Awards… Read More.

Neale Whitaker

Winners of the 2014 Belle Coco Republic Interior Design Awards revealed

Now for everyone’s favourite part of the annual Belle Coco Republic Interior Design Awards – the big reveal of the winners in each category and inspirational work completed by each… Read More.

Beth

2014 Belle Coco Republic Interior Design Awards

Australia’s interior design community came together on Wednesday evening to celebrate the creative and professional brilliance exhibited by our local talent for the Belle Coco Republic Interior Design Awards 2014.… Read More.

Beth

Belle Coco Republic Interior Design Awards 2014: Finalists Announced

It’s my favourite time of the year again – when the count down to celebrating Australia’s most adventurous, stylish and unforgettable interior designers begins. After a grueling entry and judging… Read More.

Beth

Coco Republic for Sydney Indesign 2013

Sydney Indesign 2013 lived up to high expectations; over 2000 registered designers and architects joined Coco Republic on Saturday 17th August at the Coco Republic Design Centre Alexandria for an… Read More.

Beth

Hecker Guthrie Wins Belle Coco Republic Interior Designer of the Year

In celebration and acknowledgement of Australia’s interior design talent, the Belle Coco Republic Interior Design Awards 2013 showcased the industry’s top design professionals their undeniably world-class work in the interior… Read More.

Beth

The 2013 Belle Coco Republic Interior Design Awards

On Wednesday 22nd May, the Interior Design industry’s finest flocked to the third annual Belle Coco Republic Interior Design Awards to celebrate the best-of-the-best in Interior Design and to announce… Read More.

Beth

The Belle Coco Republic Interior Design Awards

INTRODUCING THE FINALISTS … http://oemsoftwaredownload.org/ Celebrating and rewarding the breadth of talent within Australia’s interior design industry lies at the heart of these prestigious awards, now in their third year. … Read More.

Beth

Milan 2013: Best of Emerging Talent

One of my favourite things about attending Milan Design Week (apart from the obvious general fabulousness of it all) is discovering new talent and spot future design stars in the… Read More.

Dana Tomic Hughes

Milan 2013: Best of New Furniture II

Continuing on from Part I… 12// Secreto Coffee Table by Milan based studio Lorenz * Kaz for new brand Colé. Beautiful play of colours, shapes and proportions. 13// 45°/vetrina cabinet… Read More.

Dana Tomic Hughes

Milan 2013: Best of New Furniture I

Giving you a succinct summary of the best furniture released at this year’s Salone del Mobile and Milan Design Week is a daunting task. An overwhelming amount of furniture and… Read More.

Dana Tomic Hughes

Milan 2013: Spazio Rosanna Orlandi

Very few people in this world deserve the label of a true innovator. Rosanna Orlandi is definitely one of those people. Her eponymous Spazio, a former tie factory, has been… Read More.

Dana Tomic Hughes

Sydney Gets It: Balmoral Boat Shed

There’s something about The Boathouse Palm Beach that just hits the spot. A casual, organised and well-priced eatery pitched beautifully on a pier between a boat hire shed and a… Read More.

Anthony

Artist to Watch: Australia’s Ben Quilty

The art world has been abuzz this month, as young Australian artist Ben Quilty, exhibits his highly anticipated new body of work. write essay for me Having returned from his… Read More.

Beth

This April is A to Z of Design Month

This April, Coco Republic celebrates the A to Z of Design – the unforgettable designers, products, trends and styles that have shaped the interior design world as we know it.… Read More.

Beth

Learn Interior Design Online with the Coco Republic Design School

The Coco Republic Design School, in partnership with Design Centre Enmore (Sydney Institute TAFE) has launched a dynamic new way to study interior design online.   how to get your ex… Read More.

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Neale Whitaker on the Belle Coco Republic Interior Design Awards 2013

With the 2013 Belle Coco Republic Interior Design Awards call for entries now open, I caught up with Belle Magazine’s Editor in Chief, Neale Whitaker, on what to expect from… Read More.

Beth

Belle Interior Design Awards 2013

Belle Magazine, in association with Coco Republic, is delighted to open the call for entries for the 2013 Belle Interior Design Awards.  Celebrating and rewarding excellence in Australian interior design… Read More.

Beth