How to combat heat in Interiors

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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 words, ‘YOU ARE WRONG.’ Using

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5 ways to promote yourself as an Interior Designer

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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 the herd? Why should someone

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Plants in Interiors

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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 the house, but also add

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Interior Design Details

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Mies Van Der Rohe, the great architect and artist once said, “God is in the details” and he couldn’t be more spot on. A space is made up of the dozens of thoughts, ideas and concepts architects and interior designers conjure. These brainwaves of design, are then translated into reality, using minute interior design details. This attention, given to the

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How to cultivate a passion!

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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 an integral part of life?

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Why you need an Interior Designer

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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 touch. Let me break down,

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Why get a Masters in Design?

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As a Masters in Architecture aspirant, I have been asked this question multiple times in the recent past. Apparently, getting a masters in design is not something easily digestible by all. You get to hear questions like, “You’ve already studied for 5 years? Why study for 2 more?” or “What extra are they going to teach you, that you don’t

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Making Mars a Reality!

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In umpteen movies it has been depicted that the downfall of Earth is near. The call to sustainability has been answered by some, but not all of humanity. The planet is failing, and we are not doing nearly enough to save it! Penny wise, pound foolish man, tries to reduce his carbon footprint by walking to the industry he works

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How to design a Museum

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India has a rich cultural and social history. The various dynasties which ruled our country, their tradtions and values, rituals, dances and folklores have been being practiced here since times unknown. The treasure of music and cinema is huge and precious and people would want to experience it for their own. Owing to all these factors, a Museum or an

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