Design Field Notes

Design Field Notes

Design Field Notes

The Classic Chesterfield Sofa

Chesterfields are one of my favourite sofa styles. Sure there are some bad ones out there that scream ‘80’s lawyer trying to look smooth’ but the reality is that the… Read More.

Anthony Spon-Smith

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

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

Sibella Court- Commercial Concepts

Sibella Court is one of Sydney’s most recognisable interior stylists; walk into any of the Sydney spaces she’s worked on (Ms G’s, York 75, Upstairs at the Beresford, El Loco,… Read More.

Beth F

Oustanding Stand Styling at Maison et Objet 2012

hidradenitis suppurativa diet Stand styling at Maison Objet was pretty varied in scale and style, perhaps one common denominator was a natural element running through most stands. Flamant Flamant used… Read More.

Jodie

Hidden gems at the Australian International Furniture Fair 2012

As Australia’s own International Furniture Fair draws to a close, here are some of the treasures that were lurking in the vast expanse of the Sydney Exhibition Centre. It took… Read More.

Natalia

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

Value of Vintage Design

While visiting some of the best vintage dealers in LA and New York I began to get a real understanding of why the world cherishes vintage pieces of mid century… Read More.

Sydney, Australia

Jessica T

Oly New Releases

I see a lot of furniture around the world and yet Oly San Francisco is, to me, still one of the most succinct, progressive and beautiful furniture manufacturing collections around.… Read More.

San Francisco, USA

Anthony Spon-Smith

Talking Shop – Best Interior Stores NYC

ABC CARPET & HOME The must see store for any furniture, bedding and homewares lover. ABC is one of the most extensive furniture retailers in the world and resides in… Read More.

New York, USA

Jessica T

Parisian Chic – Top Trois Interior Stores

Merci A must on the list is Merci in the Bastille. You need look no further to find a modern concept store that brings together a range of boutique fashion,… Read More.

Paris, France

Natasha

Kelly Hoppen New Releases

I’ve been lucky enough to get to know Kelly a little bit over the past year, having launched her new furniture line in Australia, and I have to say that… Read More.

London, United Kingdom

Anthony Spon-Smith

Andrew Martin New Releases

Ever since I was introduced to the Andrew Martin brand, over 10 years ago, I’ve been following it passionately. To me, the Andrew Martin brand was a pioneer in the… Read More.

London, United Kingdom

Anthony Spon-Smith