Design Field Notes

Design Field Notes

Design Field Notes

Spanish Steps

My clients wanted a living room that was comfortable and elegant while still suitable for their two teenage daughters. The original room in the 1930s Spanish-revival home was furnished with… Read More.

Natasha

Bee Inspired

Mother nature is the ultimate designer and she's been an inspiration since mankind began designing. how to get a girlfriend The hexagonal shape of honeycomb has inspired pattern and design… Read More.

Natalia

How to Design a Fabric Collection for Elliott Clarke

After the recent release of the delectable Oscar fabric collection from Elliott Clarke, we asked the designer Sebastian Nash to give us the low down on the processes involved, the… Read More.

Natalia

Snuggle up this weekend with a Bemboka

Bemboka knitted throws and blankets are a blend of Angora and Australian Merino wool spun in New Zealand. The results are these gorgeously cosy throws which are light, super warm… 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 F

Get the Look: Picturesque Point Piper Apartment

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Natalia

Fresh Off the Boat- New Arrivals from Kelly Hoppen

Check out the new products that have just arrived from world renowned London based designer Kelly Hoppen to Coco republic. Loving the black log side table with stud detail down… Read More.

Natalia

Belle Interior Design Awards 2012- Finalists Announced

The wait is over:  Belle Magazine, in association with Coco Republic, are excited to announce the finalists the 2012 Interior Design Awards.  Celebrating and rewarding excellence in Australian interior design… Read More.

Beth F

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 Spon-Smith

Art Selection for Interiors

As an Interior Designer I often get asked by clients “what should I select for my walls, they are so bare?” It’s personal Artwork is so personal with the style,… Read More.

Jessica T

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 T

Living Openly

Open plan living is the only way to go in the warmer Australian climates, and these Queensland properties are about as open as they get. Bringing the outside inside by… Read More.

Natalia

Improving Office Productivity

On average we spend 45 hours a week at work and 1.5 hours a day on average is spent rifling through messy desks. It is said that your average pen… Read More.

Natalia

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

Inspirational Design

Following the launch of Oly San Francisco in Melbourne, here are some inspirational photographs to give you ideas on how to group furniture and to show you the many options… Read More.

Natalia

Oly Concept Store Launch Party in Melbourne

Melbourne just can’t stop talking about the launch of Australia’s first Oly San Francisco concept store on Church Street, Richmond.  The exquisite Oly furniture and homewares collection came alive last… Read More.

Beth F

Investing in Upholstery

One of the biggest furniture investments people make is in upholstery and it’s probably one of the least understood too. Usually people can justify skimping on good upholstery with:  “I’m… Read More.

Jessica T

Design Session with Darren Palmer

Last week Darren Palmer stopped by Coco Republic’s Design School to kick-start the 2012 Design Sessions calendar.  And what an inspiring beginning to the year!  From creative concept to styling… Read More.

Beth F

Woolwich Pier Hotel Sports Bar Gets a Facelift

This heritage listed building has recently received some much needed attention by the Coco Republic NSW Interior Design team to revive and refurbish  ‘The Point’ Sports Bar in the Woolwich… Read More.

Natasha

An Afternoon at Coco Republic with Martyn Lawrence-Bullard

On Saturday 4th Feb, Belle readers were treated to an afternoon of “decadence, darling” with the King of interior design and the star of Million Dollar Decorators, Martyn Lawrence-Bullard.  Hosted… Read More.

Beth F

Maison et Objet 2012- Hot Objects

I feel as though there was perhaps not so much innovation at this Maison Objet Fair, perhaps due to current global conditions everyone is ‘playing it safe’. There is still… Read More.

Jodie

Maison et Objet 2012- A Sneak Peak at Colour

I’ve just finished a week at Maison et Object, but still enjoying Paris… thought I’d update you guys with what colours were happening at the show! This year it was… Read More.

Jodie