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Finds From Far & Wide

Travel Destination: Byron Bay NSW

For so many years Australia’s Byron Bay has existed as a stunning corner of the world; a summer haven attracting hippies, surfers and travellers alike. Travel there today and you’ll… Read More.

Category: Places & Faces

Beth

How To: Selecting The Right Rug

Adding a rug is a powerful thing and I like to give credit where credit is due. Not only can they define a space, they inject colour, texture and often a soft… Read More.

Category: How To

Alexandra Dewar

Stockholm Design Week 2015

Having returned for its 13th year, the Stockholm Design Week is an institution on the global calendar. As the Scandinavian trend of bold minimalist style continues, I’m more and more excited each year… Read More.

Category: Trends & Finds

Caitlan

The Bohemian Home

This month I’m taking cues from the gypsies and the bohemians when it comes to styling my home. There is something irresistibly relaxing about a space layered with carefree style.… Read More.

Category: How To

Beth

Walk on the Wild Side: EcoCamp, Chile

Set amongst one of the most breathtaking scenes is EcoCamp in the heart of Torres Del Paine in Chile. Think spectacular trails, local delicacies and waking up to the sounds… Read More.

Category: Places & Faces

Caitlan

Heritage Style: A Brisbane Home

When this beautiful project came across my desk, I was blown away. Although my style is very contemporary, I immediately fell in love with the timeless scheme, showcasing this classic heritage… Read More.

Category: Interior spaces

Caitlan

Reinventing Tradition: Joseph Cheaney London

I first visited the London flagship store of traditional men’s footwear brand Joseph Cheaney several years ago when in town for the London Design Festival. Located on Jermyn Street in Newhamptonshire,… Read More.

Category: Places & Faces

Anthony

Styling Cushions 101

Savvy styling with cushions is an art. There is so much more to consider than simple colour or pattern selection. I speak with Wendy Schmalkuche, Property Stylist for Coco Republic… Read More.

Category: How To

Caitlan

The Jane, Antwerp

Designed within an intriguing building, The Jane Restaurant is revelling as a fine dining destination in Antwerp, Belgium, not yet a year old. Housed in a former military hospital, The… Read More.

Category: Places & Faces

Anthony

International Influences: Maison & Objet 2015

Maison & Objet is always conceptual, a highlight on the international design calendar. Loan Resnekov of Coco Republic travelled to Paris this month and shares her insights into the key… Read More.

Category: Places & Faces

Caitlan

The Dome Home by Timothy Oulton

The Dome Home by Timothy Oulton is a unique, energy-giving space located in the heart of southern China in Gaoming. I’ve had the privilege of visiting Timothy Oulton’s headquarters for… Read More.

Category: Places & Faces

Liz

New in Dublin: Dean Hotel

I’m travelling to the UK later this year and in true ‘me’ fashion, I’m planning early. A stop in Dublin has lead me to this gem, the new Dean Hotel. The architecture is… Read More.

Category: Places & Faces

Caitlan

Malachite: The New Marble

Creating a statement, malachite is on trend for 2015. It’s a bold call, but some have said that this luxurious green mineral is the new marble. Marble is timeless, clean and… Read More.

Category: Trends & Finds

Julien

Breakfast Bars: The New Dining Room

The breakfast bar has become a staple in new build homes and apartments with open plan living more desirable than ever. Casual living is enticing and the kitchen has quickly… Read More.

Category: How To

Caitlan

Poolhouse Perfection

The ultimate statement of luxury, the poolhouse is the new designer statement. And this seriously cool project by Canadian firm tongtong has caught my eye. A point of difference is the… Read More.

Category: Interior spaces

Caitlan

The Nelson, St Kilda

The bayside surroundings of St Kilda in Melbourne, provide the inspiration for the latest project from Techne Architects - The Nelson. Already a hit with locals (myself included), The Nelson is where you… Read More.

Category: Places & Faces

Jase

L’Americano Espresso Bar, Alexandria

I’m excited to reveal Coco Republic’s first hospitality offering with the opening of L’Americano Espresso Bar – a welcome addition to the Sydney coffee scene. Set in our flagship Alexandria showroom,… Read More.

Category: Interior spaces, Places & Faces

Anthony

Talking Trends with The Life Creative

I have a love-hate relationship with trends. I love to be constantly inspired by beautiful interiors that transcend the season’s fashions whilst I can’t help but get excited when various… Read More.

Category: Trends & Finds

Caitlan

A Buyer’s Guide to Sofas

Deep, comfortable sofas in neutral tones with hard wearing and soft to touch, textured fabrics are the focus for 2015. For a Family I’m often asked what sofas are the… Read More.

Category: How To

Polly Gillman

Five Minutes With: Helen Lennie of Signature Prints

Working with textiles and playing with pattern and colour is often one of the most exciting aspects of working in the design industry. I had the opportunity to speak with… Read More.

Category: Places & Faces

Julien

Contemporary Cosmopolitan Living; By Coco Republic Interior Design

Harnessing the natural surrounds of Sydney’s inner west, Coco Republic Interior Design worked closely with Mirvac to create a contemporary interior scheme for the new Harold Park development. Harold Park… Read More.

Category: Interior spaces

Alexandra Dewar

The Pumphouse Point Hotel, Tasmania

Perched at the end of a 230 metre hydro flume atop Australia’s deepest lake is the Pumphouse Point Hotel. The wilderness retreat has come onto my radar, transformed from a… Read More.

Category: Places & Faces

Caitlan

2015 The Year of the Artisan

I was recently asked about my thoughts on the next big thing in interiors with the new year upon us. Last year we saw the resurgence of the Butterfly Chair,… Read More.

Category: Trends & Finds

Natasha

On Trend: Designer Butchers

One of the trendiest retail interior design trends I’ve kept my eye on lately is the emergence of Butcher shops with great fit-outs. Traditionally butchers have been designed based on… Read More.

Category: Interior spaces

Beth

Casa No Tempo, Portugal

Aires Mateus Architecture Firm, together with the owners João and Andreia Rodrigues, transformed an old family farm into a modern retreat in the rural landscape of the Alentejo region of… Read More.

Category: Interior spaces

Beth
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