There’s something about The Boathouse Palm Beach that just hits the spot. A casual, organised and well-priced eatery pitched beautifully on a pier between a boat hire shed and a… Read More.
A week back, I was traveling throughout Asia and had the obligatory stop over in Shanghai. I always look forward to this part of the trip, as a stay at… Read More.
You know what they say: blondes do have more fun. Having always been a natural blonde, I’m not able to test that theory fairly, but I can certainly say that… Read More.
I’ve just purchased a new home with a bedroom for my baby girl and am in full baby room decoration mode. Since it’s occupying a lot of my time, I… Read More.
Whilst furniture searching in New York I made sure to spend some time, wandering the streets, soaking up one of the worlds most energetic cities. I found some great little… Read More.
I travelled throughout the USA last week, buying furniture and looking for inspiration. Stay tuned this week for more posts about some of my wonderful finds. Strangely enough I found… Read More.
Buying furniture internationally is not as glamorous or easy as many think it is. Generally you have to think creatively when interpreting a collection and ensure you’re curating for your… Read More.
When you really look at it, the majority of the Maison et Object Fair is homewares. There are halls full of suppliers with a variety of products from children’s toys,… Read More.
At most furniture fairs there is just too much to see and buy and Maison et Object in Paris is no exception – halls as far as the eye can… Read More.
Having not been back to Maison for a couple of years, it has been really great to get back to Paris. Maison is always a stunning show and Paris is… Read More.
This month there are over 50 new products in store at Coco Republic, and to me they’re all winners. My favourites have to be the Montana Bookcase Desk and the… Read More.
I’m en route to Paris for Maison et Object via Scandinavia and have found a great brand / store in Copenhagen called Hay. I entered the store in central Copenhagen… Read More.
Compared to Melbourne, the Sydney CBD can lack a bit of personality. But that’s all changing with many new restaurants and bars that have been opening up over the past… Read More.
Ann Wolf isn’t my favourite interior designer, but her eye for detail specification and use of harmony and scale in her jobs is second to none. This Houston home she… Read More.
Being married to a Swede I have a bias towards anything Swedish, some would call me a Swedofile – do they exist?. They seem to just do things right. Certainly… Read More.
I’m proud to admit I was an avid watcher of the USA version of Queer Eye For A Straight Guy back in the early 2000′s. I was the straight guy… Read More.
Normally I focus on international trade fairs – as I generally buy direct from overseas and truth be told, Australian furniture and gift fairs are never quite on the money… Read More.
Linen had its brand tarnished back in the 80′s when ‘middle-aged fashionable men’ used it to be stylish in warmer climates, but the reality is that when it’s used indoors… Read More.
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.
At the largest trade fair show of its kind in the world Milan Furniture Fair 2012 nailed it again this year. A visual feast of nearly 3,000 designers and exhibitors… Read More.
There’s always something inspiring about seeing innovative product design and Milan Salone Del Mobile is the pinnacle for those searching, showing or buying such objects. This year Milan didn’t disappoint yet… Read More.
Zona Tortona has long been regarded as the sister satellite exhibit to the Salone Del Mobile and always houses many of both the emerging and established designer new releases. Over the… Read More.
Milan Salone Del Mobile is into its third day now and I thought I’d update you with the colour trends – as taken by our ‘in the field’, Field Notes… Read More.
Milan Salone Del Mobile (Furntiure Show) has just started and I thought I’d give you a sneak peek of what’s going on with the latest shots from our on location… Read More.
Entries are in, judges have gathered, votes have been cast and we’re now just a tiny step away from announcing the finalists of the Belle Coco Republic Interior Design Awards. … Read More.