Make It Stand Out

Studio Mr Smith is a product design studio founded and led by Anthony Spon-Smith, Creative Director and co-owner of Coco Republic. The Studio takes inspiration from around the globe and then designs and develops pieces that translate into residential, commercial and hospitality environments.

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Anthony Spon-Smith

With an eye for detail, livable comfort and exquisite materials, Anthony Spon-Smith is the co-owner and designer for Australian design powerhouse Coco Republic, established 1979. Designing furniture for over 20 years, Anthony travels extensively each year around the world, taking influence from Europe, America and Asia to develop his revered designs, of which frequently make their way into leading design publications and the most prestigious homes and projects internationally.



Taking inspiration from the Australian landscape and around the globe, Anthony Spon-Smith's collections balance enduring form and considered function. He has developed an art for pairing textures from timber to metal, marble and upholstery, developing unique silhouettes and striking aesthetics without compromising on practicality and comfort.


In Australia and New Zealand, Anthony Spon-Smith's designs are available through Coco Republic stores, online and direct to trade. His outdoor lines are available throughout the US at Restoration Hardware and HD Buttercup in California. 

Contract & Wholesale

For international orders, Coco Republic Contract is a wholesale furniture offering of 550+ exclusive products, available specifically to large scale commercial projects. An extensive range of contract quality, unique furniture is designed for residential, commercial and hospitality application.