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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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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10 Incredible Ideas for your Backyard!

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Backyards are usually a very underrated place in Indian homes. We all have them, but they are invariably used for hanging clothes, as a washing space, as parking or just an empty grass garden. When everyone is fighting for space, and trying to make theirs look beautiful, why ‘back’ out from using your backyard? Here are some exceptional ideas you

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Why Designers should Travel!

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A lot of words like wanderlust, travel diaries, travel tales etc. have surfaced of late. Traveling has become the new it thing, which everyone must do! And why not? Going to a new place, not only teaches you about the culture, heritage and lifestyle of the place, but also basic survival skills, how to live in bare minimum, and street

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10 reasons why Cindrebay is the Best Design School!

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“Design creates culture, Culture shapes values, Values determine the future!” Design, is such a vast and dynamic field that it is essential to drive home design lessons using creative, innovative and new teaching methods. Encouraging young minds to question everything and in turn peaking their curiosity is what will make them good designers. Creative learning calls for a creative environment.

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Patterns In Interiors – Do’s and Don’t s

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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 majority

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Must Have Modern Furniture!

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“Furniture is to spaces what limbs are to the human body.” A space, however well designed, well lit, is incomplete and inappropriate without suitable furniture. Modern furniture is all about clean lines, simplicity, minimalism and elegance. It combines functionality and aesthetics seamlessly, so that every piece looks striking and serves its purpose with equal ease. So how to tell modern

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“THE VOID” presents : Pottery Workshop

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Materials have a huge a role in the way any design shapes up. Be it in fashion, or interiors, materials can make or break a design. Understanding the way different materials behave under different circumstances can give a design that extra edge. Every material has its own unique characteristics, key features and qualities. It also has its drawbacks. At Cindrebay

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WHY IS “WHY” THE MOST IMPORTANT QUESTION IN DESIGN??

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Everyone of us, as children, incessantly asked the question “Why” on hearing any statement. Every fact, every sentence was treated as a hypothesis which required proof and lengthy argumentative discussions. Only when we got the answer to every possible ‘why’ did we calm down. This curiosity, this urge to know the rationale behind every reality is what has driven mankind

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