The biennial Euroluce, International Lighting Exhibition at this yearâ€™s Salone del Mobile was responsible for producing many examples of beautiful new lighting. It seems to me that 2013 was the… Read More.
Amanda Talbot has some serious design credentials: editor, design consultant and author, blogger â€“ sheâ€™s the real deal when it comes to interiors, living and style.Â Over the years, Amanda… Read More.
Stools are one of the most versatile items for all interiors. Personally, I love to change things around all the time. But there only so many ways you can change… Read More.
Fresh off the boat from Paraguay, the exquisitely hand-crafted Drexel barstools and dining chairs have arrived at Coco Republic. Upholstered in soft South American leather with a crossed-stitch detail trim,… Read More.
Louis Vuitton was originally founded in 1854 in Paris as a specialist leather trunk and travel bag producer.Â In tribute to this historical craft, last December the legendary fashion house… Read More.
A homewares collection with history â€“ each unique piece significant in design and material â€“ is exactly what Oscar de la Renta Home is all about.Â The exquisite range of… Read More.
If youâ€™ve tuned into the first few episodes of the new season of Mad Men recently, youâ€™ll understand my latest obsession with timeless glassware, cocktail classics and late night entertaining… Read More.
From the moment I stepped off the plane and found myself trapped in slow moving airport queues, I realized there wasnâ€™t much point in doing things quickly in Cuba.Â That… Read More.
Now that the days are getting shorter and the mornings are crisp, thereâ€™s nothing more comforting than snuggling up in your favourite spot, with a good book and a cup… Read More.
Faux Bois (French for false wood) is making a come back, appearing in fabrics, ceramics, wallpaper and furniture. Oly San Francisco does Faux Bois perfectly, mixing up different colours and… 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.
Internationally renowned fashion and fragrance icon Jean Paul Gaultier has teamed up with French fabric house Lelieâ€™vre on an adventurous collection of fabrics and accessories for the home that live… Read More.
Wabi Sabi is a Japanese aesthetic that can be quite a challenge to define. Â When applied to the field of interior design, I like to think of Wabi Sabi as… Read More.
Lately, Iâ€™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.Â This is especially clear in her Wood Casting Series, where wood and aluminum are combined to preserve the… Read More.
Green Square Antiques is the perfect place for a furniture lover to get lost. The business started as a little corner shop in 1974 and has grown into a Copenhagen… Read More.
The 2013 Coco Republic Design School Speaker Series is delighted to introduce Interiors Editor extraordinaire, Karen McCartney, sharing her Sydney Favourites: Kepos Street Kitchen – Kepos Street, Redfern This relative… Read More.
2013â€™s fashion poster-boy Alexander Wang is making waves off the runway with his ultra cool, black-on-black homewares range.Â 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 â€“ you narrow it down from 10 to 5, 5 to 2 and then youâ€™re stumped for weeks!Â But… Read More.
Read on if you dare; charcoal walls are not for the faint hearted.Â Or so you may think…Â With a frightening ability to suck light from a room and create… 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.
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.
A renowned leader in energy benchmarking and green-building ratings, Australia is currently paving the way in global standards in environmentally sustainable development. And itâ€™s easy to see why, with leading… Read More.
Imagine the ultramarine and turquoise blues of the ocean, the twinkling gold and silver of a desert mirage, and the crimsons and vermilions of a summer sunset. Envisage Arabian nights,… Read More.
The warmth of metals such as brass, gold and bronze have made a come back in furnishings and they are adding some long anticipated excitement and glamour. Without much effort,… Read More.