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Theater Story Write Up – Cindrebay Kochi

Cinema and Fashion have a long fruitful relationship in India. One cannot exist without the other. Fashion designers in India, come up with beautiful costumes and designs to suit the characters and lend some reality to a fictional story. Imagine if the costumes didn’t go with the story line or the plot of the movie […]

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50 Contemporary Interior Design Ideas!

The month of June, is already upon us and it Spring feels are in the air! There are rains pouring in different parts of India, the wet mud smells magical and the atmosphere is suddenly a bit more colorful. Driven by this happy feeling and all the shades and hues around me, I have been […]

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AURA 2018 – Celebrating “The Creative Vibe”

When the doodles in the mind receive a blank canvas to express itself, the joy is unbound and the creative mind is satisfied. As a design student it is important that along the curriculum there should be an opportunity to let go off your imaginative ideas and give them life. Cindrebay School of Design – […]

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FASHION DESIGN : A – Z

Fashion and Style, to each their own, right? What suits one person, might not work well for the other. What personality does one want to convey, what traits does one want to flaunt, what is the mood of the day, all these factors govern our style statement. However, there are certain principles which dictate wardrobe. […]

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How to combat heat in Interiors

It’s India and it’s naturally a million degrees out there. People are constantly looking for shade and breeze in the sweltering summers, and as designers we can’t just sit still! A lot of people out there, think the only way to cool their spaces is by installing an AC. For those people, I have three […]

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5 ways to promote yourself as an Interior Designer

Colleges and design institutes breed hundreds of designers and architects every year. They are all taught the basic principles of interiors, thumb rules, technical aspects of design and so on. Each one is creative in their own way and has personal taste and design style. So, what sets you apart? How are you different from […]

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Plants in Interiors

It is so obvious, isn’t it? Plants and greens are the quickest, easiest and cheapest ways to literally bring life into your homes and spaces. Plants in interiors, although a grossly overlooked element in design, can be really great dominant parts of our spaces. Not only do they purify the air we breathe and cool […]

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How to cultivate a passion!

We see facebook updates and instagram posts and quotes about how everyone should follow their dream, pursue their ambition, do something with passion. But why? Why is passion important? Isn’t working and earning enough? Isn’t being rich and being able to pay your bills ok? What is the big deal about passion? Why is it […]

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Why you need an Interior Designer

Spaces literally envelope us, and create a solid refuge around all living and thinking. Thus, it is essential to treat the void that surrounds us beautifully, as well as the facade that covers the void. Confused? In simple terms, not just the exterior of the built form, but also the space within needs a designer’s […]

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