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Top 5 design trends for 2013

Top 5 design trends for 2013

Interior design trends Eclectic expression:  Think that the ornate Japanese screen will not work too well with sleek modern lines of the furniture? Think again. Different perspectives will integrate well in interior design, even if it isn’t making any headway in politics. Co-existence will allow for homeowners to express various facets of their personality and […]

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Trends in home decorating in 2013

Trends in home decorating in 2013

There are three general trends in home living that have exerted an influence on a wide spectrum of society. Firstly, there is an increasing desire to create living spaces that carry the stamp of individuality. Homeowners are investing more time, energy and resources in the design and décor of their home. The concept of ‘live […]

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Luxury brands in India: The international player

Luxury brands in India: The international player

  With major international brands and niche designers from other parts of the world making their presence felt in India, interior design in India has witnessed a major change in recent years. Awareness of global design trends has fuelled market viability. Luxury brands in India Homeowners are more willing to splurge on luxury brands and […]

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Western vs. traditional Indian decor: Trends

Western vs. traditional Indian decor: Trends

The western influence will continue to dominate the interior design industry in India, particularly in the context of high-end homes. In fact, several concepts are well integrated into our ‘desi’ framework and not considered particularly ‘western’ anymore. In any case, the ‘western’ influence is more of a global phenomenon and reveals a collective consciousness in […]

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Modern minimalism in the Indian home design context

Modern minimalism in the Indian home design context

When one uses the word minimalism in the design context, the obvious reference is to western terminology which ensconces this word in references to a 21st century movement inspired by Japanese design concepts. It can be traced back to the De Stijl Dutch artistic movement of the early 20th century and to the philosophy of […]

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Home design in India: Changing perceptions

Home design in India: Changing perceptions

A lot has changed over the past few years in the home living industry. We now have young urban professionals buying homes in their early 30s, the real estate industry has changed dramatically, the social media revolution has changed the way we communicate, and most importantly, homeowners in India are far more aware, which in […]

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Home Interior Design: 10 step guide

Home Interior Design: 10 step guide

This article focuses on the various steps involved in a home design project from a homeowner’s perspective. Starting from the idea stage to execution and completion, the various points outline aspects that need to be considered while planning a home interior design. The Process The Setting— Understanding the various resources available and the changing landscape of design in recent […]

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Interior Design Ideas : Basics of Space Design

Interior Design Ideas : Basics of Space Design

In every craft, there are a few principles and many techniques. Like the fingers on our hand, the five principles of space design help us.

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Bathroom design India : A comprehensive guide

Bathroom design India : A comprehensive guide

Home is where the heart is and the bathroom is most certainly an integral part of your home. Who would not like to relax, rejuvenate and freshen up in a glamorous atmosphere?

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Kids room decorating : Room for a Princess

Kids room decorating : Room for a Princess

Vidya Nair talks about kids room decorating and the girls bedroom she designed for her daughter.

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Sofa design: Choosing the right type of sofa

Sofa design: Choosing the right type of sofa

A sofa or couch is an integral part of interior design; in fact it is an essential part of living room design. It is also a welcome addition to other spaces like bedrooms, family rooms etc within homes as well as many areas in commercial spaces. There are different types and styles of sofas to […]

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Heirlooms and Antiques decorating ideas: Anuradha Varma : My Dream Canvas

Heirlooms and Antiques decorating ideas: Anuradha Varma : My Dream Canvas

Anuradha Varma blogs at My Dream Canvas and shares her ideas on decorating with antiques.

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Chrysanthemum : Anil Bhaskaran’s home: Interior design Bangalore

Chrysanthemum : Anil Bhaskaran’s home: Interior design Bangalore

Anil Bhaskaran is an architect based in Bangalore. His home Chrysanthemum also reveals his talent in interior design.

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Dithi Mukherjee : An artist’s home in Geneva

Dithi Mukherjee : An artist’s home in Geneva

Dithi Mukherjee, a self-taught artist creates works of art that are unique and expressive.

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Interior design ideas : Rooms with personality

Interior design ideas : Rooms with personality

Explores the various aspects of a room and gives you tips on how to make a space more interesting with simple design features

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Tania Designs : Study Room : Emerald green and dark brown

Tania Designs : Study Room : Emerald green and dark brown

The study room has dark tan walls and flooring in teak hardwood. One window is the only access to natural light and the desk is placed next to this window. There is a view of the garden which brings is a touch of green and wood tones creating the framework for the colour palette for the […]

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Tania Designs : Teenager’s bedroom : Pink and Grey

Tania Designs : Teenager’s bedroom : Pink and Grey

A teenage girl’s bedroom that has an all-white décor.A girl who never let go of her fascination for pink. However, she didn’t want the room to look like a kids room. The walls are pale grey and the woodwork is in white high gloss lacquer finish. There is a lot of sunlight streaming into the room and […]

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The art of framing by Vasudha Narasimhan

The art of framing by Vasudha Narasimhan

While picture framing to some may just be a border or a decorative edge to display a painting or an artwork, to others it is a passion, a labour of love, and a profession. I am sure all artists who take so much interest in their work will agree with this and reiterate the saying […]

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The Art of Tablescapes—Vignettes

The Art of Tablescapes—Vignettes

Tablescapes are an integral aspect of interior décor and can lend visual interest to even the simplest of spaces. It is however, an art in itself, and not just about putting objects together on a table. Tablescapes–Vignettes: When you consider doing a tablescape in a room, either as part of the interior décor, or for […]

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Sonia Sumant’s Imperial collection inspired by Hampi

Sonia Sumant’s Imperial collection inspired by Hampi

They say everything great comes to an end and so did my recent trip to Hampi and Badami. What remained were the memories of temple ruins, markets, and palaces which once belonged to the great Kings and warriors. These majestic ruins inspired me. I came home, studied the pictures of the architecture, and studied the […]

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