Design Field Notes

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Waterfront Living At Its Finest

Coco Republic Interior Design was commissioned by developer TOGA Group to style a display apartment for their new completed development, Harbourfront Balmain. Situated in one of Sydney’s most coveted inner… Read More.

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Behind The Design With Oly

Kate McIntyre and Brad Huntzinger are the talented US duo behind Oly, one of Coco Republic’s exclusive international designers. Renowned for classic elegance with luxurious metallics and natural undertones, I… Read More.

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The New Bachelor Pad; by Coco Republic Interior Design

You would never guess this home was a bachelor pad.  With a timeless aesthetic, this owner has serious style. A project recently completed by Coco Republic Interior Design, the two-storey… Read More.

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Colour on Trend with Shaynna Blaze

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.

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The Right Light: Oly San Francisco

Effortlessly elegant and simply stylish, each and every piece of lighting from Oly San Francisco is versatile and distinct. Featured in homes by international designers such as Karen Houghton and… Read More.


Making a Come Back: Faux Bois

Faux Bois (French for false wood) is making a come back, appearing in fabrics, ceramics, wallpaper and furniture. Oly San Francisco does Faux Bois perfectly, mixing up different colours and… Read More.


A Tribute to the Classics

Lately, I’ve been more than a little inspired by interior designs that cross the divide between past and present, harmoniously combining classic designs from years past, while at the same… Read More.


Oly Eye Candy

Oly San Francisco is becoming a favourite go-to collection for many interior designers, in both the US and Australia. The pieces are so special and unique, that even just one… Read More.


Mirror, Mirror on the Wall

The familiar Spring itch- it’s a new season, the weather is changing, and all of a sudden you’re looking to give your home a facelift; nothing too drastic, just a… Read More.


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.


Beads of Light

Lighting is one of the most important elements in interior design and can make or break a space. Beaded chandeliers can have a huge impact, available in endless sizes, styles… Read More.


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.


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.


Take Flight

From fancy feathered accessories, to flighty figurines, to flocks flying across walls, birds continue to appear everywhere in interiors. Take inspiration from the Oly collection at Coco Republic, where little… Read More.


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.


Get the Look: Picturesque Point Piper Apartment

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Out in the Field: Oly San Francisco

On my travels around the USA last month I saw so many great and inspiring pieces however, the new Oly product was one of the most fun collections around; from… Read More.


In Bloom; Katie Marx Floral

Named after one of the brightest buds in the garden, Poppy, from Melbourne’s Katie Marx Floral speaks to Design Field Notes about styling and keeping Melbourne’s Oly showroom in bloom:… Read More.


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.


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.


Design Classic – The Klismos Chair

With origins in Ancient Greece, the Klismos chair has been a design classic for many furniture houses but has had a resurgence in the past few years. The Klismos shape… Read More.

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Oly Concept Store – Now Open

The new Oly San Francisco concept store in Melbourne is now open on 488 Church Street Richmond.  It will house the full Oly San Francisco line of furniture and is… Read More.

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Oly Launching in Melbourne

The new stand alone Oly San Francisco showroom will be launching early January 2012 and is located next door to our current Coco Republic site at 500 Church St, Richmond.… Read More.