The notion to 'Un-school' is rife amongst millennials and Gen Z. There are good arguments made by both sides regarding the advantages of self learning and the extra edge gained via design schools. Some believe unlearning or self-learning is the way to go forward whereas others assert the importance of design institutions. As is the case with most discussions...
After having faced immense challenges, the final month of 2020 is here. This year has truly been a testing time for us all. Yet, having said that, the handling of the Covid 19 pandemic has strengthened our resilience and once again proved that human creativity knows no bounds. Apart from doctors, front line health care workers and essential services...
The most popular blog on our website is the Must have modern furniture article! So, to celebrate my 200th piece, I wanted to revisit and update my curation of modern and contemporary must-have furniture! Interior Design and thus furniture constantly evolves and just gets better and better each year. Trends shift, styles differ and so do the collections. Like...
Silver jewelry is trending and how! Fashion temperatures are soaring with this incredibly Indian yet modern style, and everyone wants a piece of the action! Ofcourse, being in India, we know that there are dozens of other jewelry, gold, platinum, diamond, kundan, lacquer, traditional and what not! But in this article, lets find out how you can wear silver,...
The second wave of Covid 19 in India is adversely affecting mental health. Stress levels are at an all time high with people scrambling to protect themselves, friends and family. Tough times are ahead of us and it is imperative to protect ourselves from the pandemic as well as the after effects its causing. Young Indians who survive the...
Choose Design! Choose Cindrebay!!! From picking the perfect rug, to collecting the right accessories over a period of time, to maintaining and decorating the house, it has always been the joy of our moms to keep our homes, looking great. Mothers know every little nook and cranny in the house and thus know exactly where to find stuff, and how...
Small towns and cities in India, have a culture and niche of their own, which they flaunt unabashedly and in fact, with pride. People have more time, deeper connections with friends, relatives and neighbours, meaningful places and favourite spots, colorful festivals and a fashion sense unlike any mega cities. Fashion in Tier 2 cities, is a understated, minimalistic and...
Manish Malhotra, a man who needs no introduction and one of the bigwigs of the Indian Fashion Industry. A brand, well renowned for eccentric Bollywood costumes as well as elegant regal contour, The Manish Malhotra brand is as diverse as they come! From the humble beginnings of a small time boutique owner, to the top notch fashion designer in...
Of late, interior design has seen a major surge in the number of patterns, textures and materials being used. Gone are the times of plain, dull and boring walls. Creative imagery, eye catching motifs, wall art, decals etc. are in vogue. While some of us (read designers) have an eye for what will look good on which wall, the...
“There are usually two images that you encounter when you look in the mirror. One is your reflection and the other is the image of you that has been imprinted in your mind; the latter is more difficult to deal with,” says Babita Jaishankar. The 40-year-old would know a thing or two about working with difficult perceived images; after...