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Finds From Far & Wide

The Eau Hotel, Palm Beach

When Jonathan Adler was asked to redesign 309 guest rooms and suites at the Eau Palm Beach Resort & Spa, Florid, he choose a simple three colour approach. “When I… Read More.

Category: Trends & Finds

Anthony

On Colour and Pattern: Where to block, where to pop

Many people feel utterly daunted by the prospect of working with colour and pattern. While they may know what they like, they also know, usually from bitter experience, how easily… Read More.

Category: How To

Greg Natale

Field Notes Pick: Top Interior Instagrams to Follow

For all your instagram-ing needs, Field Notes has compiled a list of our top interior accounts to follow at the moment: @stevecordony  Coco Republic’s favourite Interior Design Editor and all-round… Read More.

Category: Trends & Finds

Beth

My Favourite Spaces by Greg Natale

The big picture It’s simply too difficult for me to name one favourite space. I’m always drawn to the buildings of the late Australian architectural legend Harry Seidler – his… Read More.

Category: Trends & Finds

Greg Natale

Grandeous Glamour: Intercontinental Opens Sydney

The stately Double Bay hotel formerly known as the Ritz Carlton, then the Stamford, is reopening in November as the Intercontinental Sydney Double Bay. The refurbishment will transform the hotel… Read More.

Category: Places & Faces

Beth

Sea Art; Still Life Installations

Last year I was scrolling through Instagram (as you do) and stumbled upon something that moved me and that will always remain in my memory. In November 2013, the “Sea… Read More.

Category: Trends & Finds

Lisa

The Art of Styling Your Coffee Table

I have to agree with The Chicago Tribune when it said that instead of ink blots, Rorschach might have done well to focus on coffee tables, given they can reveal… Read More.

Category: How To

Greg Natale

The Smallest Sanctuary; Landscape Design for Courtyards

Designing gardens for tight spaces can be tricky, especially when we live so much outdoors. Inner city gardens are often only a few metres wide, with everyone wanting to fit… Read More.

Category: Trends & Finds

Lily

Poolside Dreaming

It’s one of the things I notice most about flying over Sydney, coming in to land after an adventure overseas – the surprising amount of blue dots scattered in between… Read More.

Category: Trends & Finds

Beth

Wythe Hotel, Brooklyn

The Wythe Hotel started with the discovery of an old textile factory on the Williamsburg waterfront. And I guess the rest of the 72 room luxury hotel is history! It… Read More.

Category: Places & Faces

Walter G

Holiday Home With Mr Jason Grant

Open any dictionary and a home is defined as the place where one’s domestic affections are centred. I’m a firm believer that your home is your sanctuary – not only… Read More.

Category: Places & Faces

Caitlan

Styling for Sale: A Mosman Home

In a beautifully restored 1900s house in Mosman overlooking Sydney Harbour, Coco Republic Property Styling created a luxurious scheme to showcase the home’s high end, contemporary finish to potential buyers.… Read More.

Category: Interior spaces

Anne

David Shrigley Design’s Sketch – London

UK artist David Shrigley is no stranger to whimsy, so it came without surprise that his take over of esteemed gallery-come-restaurant space Sketch was realised with such an amusing aesthetic.  239… Read More.

Category: Places & Faces

Belle Langford

Elevated Heights: Barstool Envy

Barstools first became a staple in homes in the 1950s when casual entertaining gained momentum. Now, we simply cannot get enough of them – from the simple silhouette of the… Read More.

Category: Trends & Finds

Caitlan

Contemporary x vintage

Mixing the contemporary with the vintage is an art. A modern interior with vintage accents showcases character and personality. Think clean contemporary lines and sleek Scandinavian styling contrasted with treasured… Read More.

Category: Trends & Finds

Caitlan

Mondrian London by Tom Dixon

This September, the hotly anticipated 359-room Mondrian London at Sea Containers, opens to guests, complete with stand out interiors by Designer Tom Dixon. Although initially intended to be a luxury… Read More.

Category: Places & Faces

Beth

Introducing Max Sparrow Homewares

Our favourite online furniture store – Max Sparrow – launches into the world of homewares with an eclectic collection of over 200 stylish accessories for the home. Max has travelled… Read More.

Category: Trends & Finds

Caitlan

Winner: House & Garden Top 50 Rooms

Announced this week as a finalist for House and Garden’s annual Top 50 Rooms and awarded the coveted Best Use of Soft Furnishings, I am thrilled to share with you… Read More.

Category: Interior spaces

Diane

Song Qi by Alan Yau

Set on the esteemed Avenue Princess Grace, Song Qi by Alan Yau is proving to be the culinary trailblazer of the design world. Monaco’s first fine dining Chinese restaurant is… Read More.

Category: Interior spaces

Field Notes

The Mandarin Oriental, Barcelona

I love a beautifully designed hotel, but then again who doesn’t? Next stop on my bucket list is Barcelona, Spain – to stay in the impressive Mandarin Oriental.  An elegant,… Read More.

Category: Interior spaces

Liz

Divine Equine: Horse-inspired interiors

Equine style is no longer just reserved for the buxom ranches of Texas.  Whether brash and thematic or subtle and suggestive, the ways in which horses can liven up a… Read More.

Category: Trends & Finds

Field Notes

Peninsula Hotel, Paris

Hong Kong’s finest hotel has finally made its way to Europe, and in true Peninsula style, it has truly made it’s mark on the luxury hotel scene. Having stayed at… Read More.

Category: Interior spaces

Anthony

Nine Hours Hotel

Who doesn’t love sleep?  If you say you don’t, you’re lying.  All of us humans need it, and almost everyone would agree there is nothing better than a solid night’s… Read More.

Category: Interior spaces

Anthony

“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.

Category: Trends & Finds, What's On

Beth

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.

Category: Trends & Finds

Caitlan
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