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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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
Anuradha Varma blogs at My Dream Canvas and shares her ideas on decorating with antiques.
Anil Bhaskaran is an architect based in Bangalore. His home Chrysanthemum also reveals his talent in interior design.
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]