Anabelle Viegas: The up and coming urban designer to look out for

Anabelle M Viegas

There’s an old saying, the sea doesn’t like to be restrained. It might as well be written for architect and urban designer Anabelle Viegas D’mello’s work. Brought up in the small coastal town of Karwar, the influence of the temperamental coastal life is clearly reflected in her designs that are, at once, experimental and minimalistic.  In a tête-à-tête with Cindrebay,

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In the heart of Bangalore lies Mecca of sustainable living

Kitchen garden

In the midst of a city that has become a juggernaut of sorts crushing the tradition of sustainability while thriving on mindless consumption of natural resources, there lies a house, almost like an oasis that not only preaches but also vociferously practices an ecological model of living. Meet Vishala Padmanabhan, former Chartered Accountant, whose stint with the corporate world taught

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Dr. Janis Naha Sajeed: Marrying the modern with the long forgotten


Persian influence, British motifs, the predominance of Indian art, modern with an obvious sprinkle of the old world charm; peeking into Dr. Janis Naha’s world of interior designing is like looking into a veritable kaleidoscope. She is the product of a modern India, and yet her style seamlessly marries the new with the long forgotten, creating functional, yet beautiful homes.

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