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Design Field Notes

Your guide to the great indoors

Finds From Far & Wide

Botanical Inquiry

It’s no secret that art is the final layer in a beautifully curated home. I was privileged to recently celebrate the opening of Daniel Shipp‘s first solo exhibit, Botanical Inquiry and… Read More.

Category: What's On

Nicole

The Best of Commercial Design

From inspirational office spaces to contemporary store fit outs that continue to break boundaries of interior design with innovation, Best Commercial Design at the Belle Coco Republic Interior Design Awards is… Read More.

Category: What's On

Caitlan

Dreaming of a Daybed

A daybed is surprisingly one of the most versatile additions to a home. Both functional and inviting aesthetically, the humble daybed can shape a space. From a living area to bedroom… Read More.

Category: Trends & Finds

Lily

Best Bathroom Design

With the introduction of wet areas to the Belle Coco Republic Interior Design Awards in 2015, entries to Best Bathroom Design were of an extremely high calibre. We are privileged to have… Read More.

Category: What's On

Anthony

Hotel Covell & The Life of a Fictional Writer

Los Feliz in Los Angeles welcomed a new addition to the boutique hotel scene earlier this year with Hotel Covell. The art of storytelling is embedded within each of the… Read More.

Category: Places & Faces

Caitlan

A Coastal Abode, Hope Island

Coco Republic Interior Design recently finished working on Metricon’s new Hope Island development and the results are stunning. They have created a versatile scheme for luxury living on the Gold Coast. The… Read More.

Category: Interior spaces

Caitlan

Designer Spotlight: Hare + Klein

A finalist for the Belle Coco Republic Interior Design Awards 2015 Interior Designer of the Year, firm Hare + Klein has truly made its mark on the Australian design scene.… Read More.

Category: Places & Faces

Caitlan

Soho House, Istanbul

Istanbul’s Palazzo Corpi in the historic Beyoğlu district is now home to the thirteenth and largest Soho House in the world. Serving as a private members’ club for the arts and entertainment… Read More.

Category: Places & Faces

Caitlan

Design How To: The Great Australian Outdoors

It is a question Coco Republic Interior Design is asked frequently – how do you create an inspirational outdoor area that reflects the Australian lifestyle? I spoke with Senior Interior Designer… Read More.

Category: Trends & Finds

Caitlan

Wallpaper: Pattern on Pattern

I love to add interest in an interior with beautiful wallpaper and my number one rule is; patterns don’t have to match. One of the best ways to mix patterns with… Read More.

Category: How To

Lily

1930’s Neoclassical By Coco Republic Interior Design

What turned out to be a two-and-a-half-year project initially started as a simple consultation for a new armchair and coffee table. I met with my clients at their North Shore… Read More.

Category: Interior spaces

Natasha

Villa La Banane, St Barts

St Barts is a destination that has been on my hit list for a while and La Banane is on top for where I’d like to spend my time. Tropical days… Read More.

Category: Places & Faces

Caitlan

2015 Finalists: Belle Coco Republic Interior Design Awards

The announcement of the finalists in the Belle Coco Republic Interior Design Awards is one of the most hotly awaited dates on the Australian design calendar. I have had the… Read More.

Category: What's On

Anthony

The Tailored Interior: Pier at Waterfront

Pier at Waterfront, Newstead in Brisbane offers a very sophisticated yet easy way to live with all of the high-end amenities you would expect from prestige apartment living. It has… Read More.

Category: Interior spaces

Tanya Buchanan

The Modern Victorian

For a traditional home with contemporary influences, be inspired by the Victorian period. Think of the genteel of mid 19th Century ladies, romantic flowers and a soft feminine feel, complemented… Read More.

Category: Trends & Finds

Liz

Design Spotlight: The Bathroom

It isn’t long until the finalists are revealed for the 2015 Belle Coco Republic Interior Design Awards and this year I am excited to see the shortlist for new award;… Read More.

Category: Interior spaces

Caitlan

Parisian Chic by Tatiana Nicol

I recently came across the work of French interior designer Tatiana Nicol. Based in Paris, she is renowned for bright and airy spaces, accented by pops of colour. Her work… Read More.

Category: Interior spaces

Lily

Contemporary Coastal Interior Design

Coco Republic Interior Design recently completed a contemporary home by Clarendon in the southern Sydney suburb of Cronulla. To offer versatility for family living, a young couple or as the perfect home… Read More.

Category: Interior spaces

Caitlan

Design Crush: Herringbone

I’m currently renovating an apartment and my ultimate design feature crush is herringbone. Not restricted to just the floor, I’ve fallen in love with a herringbone or chevron pattern as a… Read More.

Category: Trends & Finds

Caitlan

Youth and Romance; Ryan Korban Interior Design

Before hitting the age of 30, Ryan Korban has already managed to build a profile to make many of the world’s leading interior designers green with envy.  His extensive work… Read More.

Category: Places & Faces

Beth

Interiors Inspiration: Wild Woodlands

Draw inspiration from the depths of the forest with colours inspired by the wild. Think greens from foliage and indigos from the night, mixed with light shades of white and… Read More.

Category: Trends & Finds

Caitlan

Antique Mirror Glamour

Antique Mirror can add an elegant touch to any interior. Whether it is used as a finish on a piece of furniture, a feature wall, or used traditionally on a… Read More.

Category: Trends & Finds

Lily

Reinventing Leather

Leather is a popular upholstery choice for sofas and chairs – it’s versatile, low maintenance and to put it simply, it looks good. It’s the perfect choice to add texture… Read More.

Category: Trends & Finds

Caitlan

How To: Choosing Bold Upholstery

The shelf life of an upholstery piece is often only as long as the fabric it is covered in.  And choosing the right fabric for your sofa or occasional chair… Read More.

Category: How To

Beth

Fontevraud Hotel, Loire Valley, France

One of France’s newest additions on the hotel scene is the Fontevraud Hotel in the Loire Valley’s Fontevraud Abbey. The building is a former local tourist landmark, playing multiple roles… Read More.

Category: Places & Faces

Anthony
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