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Feng Shui, Then and Now

The practice of feng shui is not a new one to many of us. From interior decorators trying to define the ‘spirit’ of a space, to a college student picking out pretty knick-knacks for her room, everyone has some idea as to what feng shui is, and how it is said to bring us good […]

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What is Interior Designing?

Interior Designing is an extremely misunderstood term. Some confuse it with Interior Decoration, while others think it is an extended arm of architecture. If you are also confused then let one of India’s leading architects solve the issue for you. Gautam Shah is a consultant Interior Designer based at Ahmedabad, India, since 1970, and a highly respected […]

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Antique, Vintage, or Just Old?

You are out shopping for antiques for a magnificent living room, and you spot a piece of furniture that looks like it once graced an 18th century palace. You approach it with high expectations, and immediately the sales person exclaims, “This is original antique piece, madam! For you, very low price!” However, a closer inspection […]

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Dr. Anil Kumar: Making a more sustainable world

In a field where aesthetics more often than not takes precedence over practicality and sustainability, Dr.  P P Anil Kumar is an exception. An academic by profession and architect by passion, Dr. Kumar’s designs are at once practical, sustainable and beautiful. He not only creates designs but also actively contributes to the academia through his […]

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Meet Sujith G S, an Architect cut above the rest

In the world of tried and tested formulas adopted by Architects and Interior Designers, Sujith G S is a welcome aberration.   A casual  interest in buildings soon bloomed into a fascination that led him to take  up Architecture professionally. He joined the College of Engineering, Trivandrum, and soon after graduating he joined Larsen & Toubro […]

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Design lovers get ready for Living Edge – One Day Interactive Design Seminar by Cindrebay Nurture

  There is, it may seem, a disconnect between students and those they would like to emulate. Today, any information relating to Interior Design or Architecture is readily available online and is being heartily consumed. In fact, this thirst for more information has also given birth to newer academic verticals like industrial design and visual […]

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Presenting the Monsoon Lookbook

Monsoon is quite an important time in the fashion world. Spring collection has long gone, and the most revered collection of all year; the Fall collection is yet to begin. Monsoon then becomes the interim time period, during which the fashion world is free to experiment with colours, styles, or just enjoy the last season’s […]

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It’s time for kids’ room makeover

Designing for a kid’s room is a hard task. Cluttering the room with various toys brought by you or relatives and friends from across the globe is passe. Also, following the traditional colour division; blue for boys and pink for girls has lost its takers. It is time to go bold and gift your kid […]

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Eid Mubarak: Iftar with Kannur Cindrebay family

“Oh you who believe! Fasting is prescribed to you as it was prescribed to those before you, that you many learn piety and righteousness. “ [ Q2 : 183 ]   Ramadan, the ninth month of the Islamic lunar calendar, is not just about fasting. The holy month encourages its followers to utilize the time to […]

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