TAKING SPINS AROUND THE HALLWAY

6th December 2016 by SURBHI GANDHI
TAKING SPINS AROUND THE HALLWAY

Embrace the phrase “LESS IS MORE” with these routing tips into a lacklustre hallway - essential style tricks to give your foyer a boost. A good first impression is key in all things and your hall is no exception. They serve a specific purpose in that of having to direct you from one room to another and as such, need to be functional. The right paint or wallpaper can lift the darkest or narrowest of spaces, an entryway is no small deal. Include elegant storage to cut down on clutter, enliven floors with rugs or carpets, or use the walls for displaying your favourite art - we’ve found the most delightful design ideas from our #archives to inspire you. STORAGE ACCENT   Often, halls can be quite devoid of storage solutions-the ultimate necessity on entering or leaving home. Don’t just think long and narrow, how...

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THE GIFTING GLOSSARY

19th October 2016 by Sohiny Das
THE GIFTING GLOSSARY

Whether picking out gifts for friends and family, or refurbishing your personal space, a little bit of extra knowledge about what you are buying is always helpful. A basic understanding of popular patterns, crafts, finishes and techniques will enrich the gifting experience. Our glossary simplifies the origins of these terms, and also connects their broader, modern interpretations in art and design. This will be your handy guide through the festive season.   LACQUER Historically, the sap of the lacquer tree or secretions by the lac insects was used as a finishing coat on wood. The protective sealing also enhanced the surface with a soft sheen and a reddish tint – a natural varnish. Over centuries, lacquer came to be made from several different substances – both organic and chemical – and the palette expanded to a...

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Tone Up!

24th September 2016 by Sohiny Das
Tone Up!

Colour forecasting is not just for the runways and high-street apparel rails. It hits home with intensity. The world’s most expansive shade-card for the design industry releases a new selection each season that becomes the in-trend palette all over the globe. Coordinating your wardrobe with your space has never been easier, since we have decoded the Autumn Winter 2016-17 report and put all things Pantone on a platter for you.      RIVERSIDE An easy mix of navy and indigo, this washed, dusty, deep blue is a beautiful neutral. A standout three-seater sofa is invitingly luxe. Patterned china and agate coasters add subtle specks of colour to the table. Blue Agate Coasters from Jewelcraftz: Rs 13,100/- Oliver Cub Sofa from Vilaasita (in Blue): Rs 91,900/-   Indira Dinnerware from Nishita: Rs 36,800/-    ...

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