INTRODUCING THE FINALISTS … Celebrating and rewarding the breadth of talent within Australia’s interior design industry lies at the heart of these prestigious awards, now in their third year. This… Read More.
Amanda Talbot has some serious design credentials: editor, design consultant and author, blogger – she’s the real deal when it comes to interiors, living and style. Over the years, Amanda… Read More.
The art world has been abuzz this month, as young Australian artist Ben Quilty, exhibits his highly anticipated new body of work. Having returned from his stint as official Australian… Read More.
A homewares collection with history – each unique piece significant in design and material – is exactly what Oscar de la Renta Home is all about. The exquisite range of… Read More.
If you’ve tuned into the first few episodes of the new season of Mad Men recently, you’ll understand my latest obsession with timeless glassware, cocktail classics and late night entertaining… Read More.
This April, Coco Republic celebrates the A to Z of Design – the unforgettable designers, products, trends and styles that have shaped the interior design world as we know it.… Read More.
While summer weather here in Sydney lingers on, the undeniable flip of the calendar has us all contemplating the shorter days and inevitable cool breeze of autumn on the horizon.… Read More.
Ett Hem, meaning ‘A Home’ in Swedish, is your new home away from home in Stockholm. The 20th century town house in the peaceful Larkstan locality, is steeped in history… Read More.
Renowned architecture and design duo Patrick Gilles and Dorothee Boissier (of Gilles and Boissier) have announced the completion of their perfect home; a 19th century renovated apartment-cum-21st century art gallery… Read More.
Not long after the tragic demise of the Polaroid camera came Instagram, a social media network that revived our lust for those cute little, vintage-looking instant photographs. The only problem… Read More.
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.
Israeli based product designer Hilla Shamia has always been interested in imperfections. This is especially clear in her Wood Casting Series, where wood and aluminum are combined to preserve the… Read More.
2013’s fashion poster-boy Alexander Wang is making waves off the runway with his ultra cool, black-on-black homewares range. The newly appointed Creative Director of iconic Parisian fashion house Balenciaga and… Read More.
Choosing the perfect feature wall colour can be a gruelling decision – you narrow it down from 10 to 5, 5 to 2 and then you’re stumped for weeks! But… Read More.
There is nothing more frustrating than when that little light bulb idea goes off in the middle of your busy week – right when it’s the last thing in the… Read More.
Read on if you dare; charcoal walls are not for the faint hearted. Or so you may think… With a frightening ability to suck light from a room and create… Read More.
This week, Field Notes turns 1! And to celebrate we are giving you the chance to win 2 seats to the Coco Republic Design School’s Colour for Interiors Masterclass. To… Read More.
With the 2013 Belle Coco Republic Interior Design Awards call for entries now open, I caught up with Belle Magazine’s Editor in Chief, Neale Whitaker, on what to expect from… Read More.
A renowned leader in energy benchmarking and green-building ratings, Australia is currently paving the way in global standards in environmentally sustainable development. And it’s easy to see why, with leading… Read More.
One thing I don’t count myself an expert on is choosing architectural hardware. However, I do understand that choosing the right hardware can make or break an interior design. Whether… Read More.
Belle Magazine, in association with Coco Republic, is delighted to open the call for entries for the 2013 Belle Interior Design Awards. Celebrating and rewarding excellence in Australian interior design… Read More.
For many, living in the city often means giving up your green thumb entirely, save for a window box of herbs and a pot plant or two. Now though, we’re… Read More.
Think high ceilings, wide blank spaces and walls of glass – loft interiors can be tricky spaces to decorate, but when done well, can become a strikingly individual, comfortable home.… Read More.
Ok, so I know Emerald was announced as the 2013 Pantone Colour of the Year and I am so not on trend for getting excited about a colour that has… Read More.
No longer a rough, raw building foundation, concrete is one of the most surprising elements used in contemporary interior design today. As one of the easiest ways to achieve the… Read More.