Culture has a significant influence on interior design which can be attested when we look at interiors from different parts of the world. The evolution of art, climate and materials also play a key role in space design which is why interiors from various countries have discernable characteristics. Maintaining a region's identity, designing from the roots and embodying traditions...
Just like in fashion and clothes, vintage style is making a come back in interior design. This means that old treasures stashed away in attics and storage units can now have a spot in your homes. Combining new age pieces with touches of antique furniture or artefacts is a fun challenge which we will discuss in this blog! Tip:...
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...
With Covid-19 still looming above us, we might have to spend a few more months indoors. The second wave has brought on lockdown in many parts of the country and as a safety measure we need to comply with the Covid-19 regulations. People are getting more accustomed to working and learning from home, but today let's talk about how...
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...
Designers often struggle with the idea of how much to deliver before acquiring a new project whereas clients would like to see options and ideas before they can finalize the team. The tussle between what the clients can expect and how much they can give away, before signing the papers, is a real one. This leaves the clients in...
The presence of the sloping roof in almost every child's sketch of a house speaks of the significance of the element. Pitched roofs are buried so deep in our minds that it has become the quintessential image of a home. The sloping roofs; which was a response to high rain / snow receiving regions; have since then received umpteen...
Wood ranks high in the list of sustainable, regenerative building materials. Our fascination with it has been constant for generations and till today (exterior or interior) wooden constructions remain highly sought after. Wood is one of the few materials which can be used for the construction of all parts of a structure - right from the core, the skin,...
Kids perceive the world differently. They have a more innocent and have an acute sense of imagination. It becomes crucial thus, to design kids spaces in a way that speak more to them, enhance their ideas and give them avenues to explore. Kindergartens, play areas, day care centers, reading spaces and their rooms should cater to their perceptions. Not...
Metal is a popular material choice for space designers. It is one trend which has withstood the test of time - both in terms of style and durability. Iron, steel, gold, bronze, copper or silver - metals can add a glossy touch and elevate the look of any space. It is a versatile material and can be employed in...