India Interior Design Blog : Sanghamitra Bhattacherjee : Rainbow-The colours of India

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We brought you Sanghamitra’s home as a part of the stylish home contest, a while ago. Here, we share her story on designing and decorating her home in Singapore.

As you will see, she has created a wonderful home with much love and care. We hope you enjoy it as much as we did !

Do check out her inspirational blog – Rainbow -The colours of India

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Even though I have a Masters in Economics, I have always been a creatively inclined, right-brained person.

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My creative pursuits began early in life when I started the journey with music at the age of six.

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I gave my first performance on All India Radio as a ten year old child and continued training as a vocalist in Hindustani Classical and Rabindra Sangeet for the next twenty years.

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I also learnt Indian Classical dance for a good number of years and always had a keen interest in painting and creative writing as well.

 

Earlier, I worked as a freelance creative copywriter in Bengali on regional assignments with reputed brands like ITC Greetings Cards, Fairever (Kevin Care) and others.

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Travelling, another passion of mine, has exposed me to a world of diversities – different civilisations, art and culture, and the diverse flora and fauna.

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We came to Singapore on an expat assignment and moved into this 1300 square feet three-bedroom condominium in a posh locality. The condominium was handed over to us fully-furnished and decorated in the usual predictable Western style.

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I wanted to incorporate my own ‘Indian’ elements in the interior design and styling, which turned out to be my biggest challenge.

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It is much easier with an empty canvas, rather than modifying a painted picture. I started with effective space planning first, keeping most of the existing layout intact, while trying sangha40to recreate ‘a home away from home’.

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17 responses to “India Interior Design Blog : Sanghamitra Bhattacherjee : Rainbow-The colours of India”

  1. Nidhi Bajpai says:

    We have rugs which give the look of a dari….absolutely indian look with vibrant colours.
    You can check our collection at our store Carpet World in Noida.
    Manufacturing specialist for last 40 years.

  2. Sandra Thomas says:

    Apparently Indian culture is rich in colour and i truly love it i never had any idea they are so beautiful, i am now thinking about decorating my home according to Indian culture

  3. Anshikha Raj says:

    The information is very interesting. I do have a similar blog veadhi.com Wedding Planners in Kerala; with a motto to give quality suggestions and advises to my readers. I would like to re post it in my blog. Would you mind granting me permission?

  4. Mamta says:

    Beautiful Home Sanghamitra!
    Truly love the way you have infused all the Indian elements. The sofas, the carpet, the cushions & the decoration pieces all reflect an Indian feel. I’m sure the feel of the house always keeps you connected to India.
    Mamta Bajaj
    Interior Designer

  5. Shruti says:

    rich colour for interiors makes even more beautiful

  6. Suresh Kumar says:

    Its nice to see how she has created a small India in Singapore.nice decor

  7. Jayanti says:

    I love the cushions in her home. Very ethnic and colourful.

  8. alison says:

    so colourful and indian. great pics

  9. gopa dhar says:

    Just came across your blog and am very impressed,love the way you have played with colours.

  10. Sanghamitra says:

    Thanks a lot Fabby:) Always love your sweet words.

  11. FABBY says:

    Great interview Shangamitrah, you do have beautiful and very colourful home, I specially lve the way you arrange your fabulous pieces and all the beutiful elements you have to do so! Congrats again my friend. Lots of hugs.
    FABBY

  12. :) Thanks Kala! Oh for sure..it’s my pleasure :)

  13. Kala says:

    Such richness in color, I love looking at your home. You have done a fabulous job with the decor Sanghamitra:):) Next time I am in Singapore, I am definitely stopping by:)

  14. Once again, I would take this opportunity to thank the fabulous Prismma team and wish them all the very best!!

  15. rama ananth says:

    Lovely house, Sangamithra.
    The use of vibrant colors are really so pleasing to the eye.

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