| by Jamila Sidhpurwala | 12 comments

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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| by Jamila Sidhpurwala | 13 comments

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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| by Jamila Sidhpurwala | 4 comments

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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Cindrebay Kochi presents – ‘ART SPLASH’

Art Splash An environment engulfed in color can create emotional effects such as strong psychological influence on individuals. It can be referred to as an important tool in guiding and induction of specific mental states to individuals and communities. Hence, colors are an important aspect of urban life and are known to be an international […]

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10 Incredible Ideas for your Backyard!

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 […]

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10 reasons why Cindrebay is the Best Design School!

“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 […]

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| by Jamila Sidhpurwala | 29 comments

From Housewives to Professionals – Choose Design!!

Choose Design! Choose Cindrebay!!! From picking the perfect rug, to collecting the right accessories over a period of time, to maintaining and decorating the house, it has always been the joy of our moms to keep our homes, looking great. Mothers know every little nook and cranny in the house and thus know exactly where […]

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| by Jamila Sidhpurwala | 22 comments

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

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 […]

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Must Have Modern Furniture!

“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. […]

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