EAT, STAY, LOVE

4th January 2017 by SOHINY DAS
EAT, STAY, LOVE

The teardrop-shaped emerald island south of the Indian peninsula is breathtakingly beautiful. Lush forests, pristine beaches, sparkling lakes, majestic hills – no matter what you seek, you find it here. The loveliness of the land is matched by the warmth of its people. The ultimate detox destination is the best therapy for your soul, senses and stomach. Our list of recommendations is collated from personal, first-hand experiences of the THOT team, and we are happy to share these with you. EAT Sri Lanka is gastro heaven, especially for seafood lovers. Dutch, South Indian and Malay influences make the local cuisine a heady concoction of complex flavours. The taste is enhanced by fresh, local produce and the alchemic air. Ministry of Crab in Colombo is regularly featured as one of Asia’s best restaurants in magazines and web...

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SHINE ON! HOW TO INTRODUCE METALLICS IN YOUR HOME

26th December 2016 by SURBHI GANDHI
SHINE ON! HOW TO INTRODUCE METALLICS IN YOUR HOME

The distance between high fashion and home decor gets shorter this season as interior designers embrace the metal trend seen in scores on the runway, courtesy designers like Givenchy, Altuzarra, and St. Laurent. The trend has been huge for several seasons now, and it looks like it’s here to stay. Metallic finishes have also arrived in a big way to bring warmth and beauty to interiors as cooler weather approaches. Whether you decide to go gold, silver, rose gold, copper, or a mix of all, these gleaming tones work in every setting...’as bold as brass’. A subtle hint or a spectrum of light- metals can make a space infinitely more glamorous by adding drama and intrigue to rooms, taking a bland interior from simple to spacious. At Thehouseofthings, we are here to ensure you hit the nail on the head with these style tips that...

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DESIGN TRENDS TO WATCH OUT FOR IN 2017

16th December 2016 by SURBHI GANDHI
DESIGN TRENDS TO WATCH OUT FOR IN 2017

Itching for a style overhaul? Create striking spaces that are bang on trend and showcase these upcoming styles in all the glory they deserve. An integral way of sourcing inspiration and channel the zeitgeist to interpret international trends is to stay informed of global movements in the design industry. Read on for what you can expect to see coming to the forefront of interior design-these are leading design specialists’ top picks for the coming year, from material to colour. MIXED METALS The statement trend for the end of 2016 that will carry on into the next year is the sophisticated evolution of mixed metals. From acid and satin dips to oxidized lamps and hand-soldered artisanal pieces, every finish imaginable can be found in tabletop decor, gifts, and fashion accessories.  The mixed metals and materials trend is even...

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