Design Field Notes

Your guide to the great indoors

Finds From Far & Wide

Hidden Treasure: David Bromley's Studio Auction

Ok, indulge me for just a minute; imagine that they had been able to pull the Titanic out of the depths of the sea 50 years after it sunk. Now… Read More.

Jase

Timothy Oulton Launch Event Wrap

Timothy Oulton grand opening launch took place in Sydney, on Wednesday 14th November at Coco Republic’s Design Centre.   The grand opening launch took place with over 260 top Australian… Read More.

Beth

Easton Pearson for Designer Rugs

On Tuesday night, Designer Rugs unveiled their new and exclusive collaboration with Australia’s iconic fashion designers Easton Pearson.  The striking collection features eight artisan rugs made from New Zealand Wool,Viscose… Read More.

Beth

Wild Cockatoos by Leila Jeffreys

I have always had an inexplicable fascination with birds, particularly the unique array we have here in Australia – from Lorikeets to Lyrebirds and everything in between. It seems I… Read More.

Beth

Subscribe to Field Notes and Win!

This week only subscribe to Field Notes before the end of September 2012 to go in the chance to win a $500 gift voucher to spend at your local Coco… Read More.

Beth

Gone Fishing: Mr Jason Grant for Murobond

Dreaming of a coastal holiday?  I know I am. come curare i funghi della pelle Sydney based interior stylist Mr Jason Grant, has released his highly anticipated fourth collaboration with… Read More.

Caitlan N

New In Store: Coco Republic New Arrivals

This month there are over 50 new products in store at Coco Republic, and to me they're all winners. My favourites have to be the Montana Bookcase Desk and the… Read More.

Anthony

Saturday in Design, Melbourne 2012

Australia's most dynamic trade exhibition returned to Melbourne August 17+18 2012. This time around, Coco Republic celebrated Saturday In Design with a look at the new international releases from Coco… Read More.

Beth

Highlights from Australia’s Furnitex Furniture Fair

Normally I focus on international trade fairs – as I generally buy direct from overseas and truth be told, Australian furniture and gift fairs are never quite on the money… Read More.

Anthony

Dawn of Modern Japanese Design – Kamisaka Sekka comes to Sydney

Kamisaka Sekka (1866-1942) was one of Japan’s leading artists, designers and art instructors. His bold, visually dynamic designs and innovative approach to production made him one of the great visionaries… Read More.

Natalia

Global Design with Thomas Hamel and Robyn Holt

Thomas Hamel, one of Australia’s most prolific Interior Designers, alongside Robyn Holt, former editor of Vogue Living, design consultant and television personality, are teaming up for an exhilarating global Seminar… Read More.

Beth

The New Lauren Ralph Lauren ‘Elise’ Collection Has Arrived

The Elise collection from Lauren Ralph Lauren is inspired by the chic romance of a luxurious Parisian hotel, carved ebony wood is paired with etched silvered glass and rich, creamy… Read More.

Natalia

Thunderbolt of Inspiration– the 18th Biennale of Sydney

For all the Sydney-siders looking for a jolt of inspiration – take a second to visit the exciting Biennale of Sydney, Australia’s largest contemporary visual arts event.  Showcasing bold and… Read More.

Beth

How to style with Jason Grant

I would like to introduce you to one of Sydney’s best stylists; Mr Jason Grant; a Melbourne born Sydney based stylist, writer and blogger. Best known for his signature style;… Read More.

Caitlan N

Paper & Scissors- Lisa Rodden

Check out these awesome pieces of art by Sunshine Coast based artist Lisa Rodden, who has been creative ever since she could hold a pencil or a pair of scissors… Read More.

Natalia

Brisbane Indesign 2012

Saturday Indesign, one of Australia’s most dynamic design exhibitions, returned to Brisbane with a bang last weekend (25+26 May) in the most successful Indesign exhibition Brisbane has seen yet.  … Read More.

Beth

Judges Notes: Inside the Belle Coco Republic Interior Design Awards

Entries are in, judges have gathered, votes have been cast and we’re now just a tiny step away from announcing the finalists of the Belle Coco Republic Interior Design Awards. … Read More.

Anthony

Drawn by Design

Catch the final day of the ‘Drawn by Design’ exhibition this Saturday 11am-4pm, Easter weekend at the Art Atrium in Bondi and see the best of the best in Australian… Read More.

Beth

Liquid Landscapes, Martine Emdur

There is something therapeutic about Martine Emdur’s ocean scape collection.  Perfectly rendered bodies submerged in the ocean, light refracting through the water, a calm glistening surface.  Looking at her large-scale… Read More.

Beth

Luxury Home Design, Kate St James

Kate St James is one busy lady in the interiors magazine world. She’s managing editor of Universal Magazines’ Home Design + Living Series including Luxury Home Design, Contemporary Home Design,… Read More.

Jessica Theuerjahr

DesignEX 2012

For over 24 years, DesignEX has been Australia’s largest interiors, design and architecture event.  Lauren Ebbeck is the newly appointed Group Exhibition Director and promises some big changes – including… Read More.

Jessica Theuerjahr

Wish List- Steve Cordony, Belle Magazine

Steve Cordony is currently the interior design editor of design bible Belle Magazine and interior and event stylist for a myriad of high end clients. His style has been described… Read More.

Jessica Theuerjahr

Super Stylin’ Steve Cordony

Steve Cordony is one of the best in his game and currently on the front line of cutting edge interiors and styling. As Interior Design Editor of design bible Belle… Read More.

Natalia

Colour Trends- Back to Nature

A huge trend coming out of the Dulux Colour forecast for 2012 is a more simplistic approach to our interiors, think ‘raw’ inspired by natures best. “In an era characterised… Read More.

Jessica Theuerjahr