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Tectonics of retail interiors – space planning in stores

Retail interiors have seen a paradigm shift in terms of space planning and decor. The non- interactive one proprietor model of a store just doesn’t work anymore. With choices and varieties on the rise in every sector, people want to be free to look around and chose. Thus, the store needs to be an experience […]

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Must have modern furniture – second edition

The most popular blog on our website is the Must have modern furniture article! So, to celebrate my 200th piece, I wanted to revisit and update my curation of modern and contemporary must-have furniture! Interior Design and thus furniture constantly evolves and just gets better and better each year. Trends shift, styles differ and so […]

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How spaces affect people – Interior aspects of offices to improve work productivity

Designers are always trying to bring in fresh ideas to the table. Each environment must cater to its user’s needs. Spaces affect people psychologically and can improve or decrease quality of life. In the case of offices, employees must be kept at their highest level of productivity at all times to ensure good work. In […]

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Makings of a movie set – Interior design for films, TV shows and videos

The internet is going crazy with the recent announcement of F.R.I.E.N.D.S reunion. Speculations on what the iconic TV series is planning with the reboot is rife and thus it’s the perfect opportunity to discuss the finer nuances of this precious show! As we deal with design and interiors here at Cindrebay, let’s take a look […]

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Homeless shelters – making a space for the poor in our hearts and our country

According to the Homeless World Cup Foundation, which keeps track of the growing number of homeless people in the World, India has an estimated 1.8 million homeless in the country with more than half residing in cities. People coming from rural areas to cities in search of job opportunities, education facilities and better lives, are reduced […]

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Design colleges – spaces which invoke ideas!

All design endeavors are inspiring spaces, but when it comes to design schools, the spaces need to be more so. A haven for creative students, who should imbibe design values from the space surrounding them. Thus, architecture and design colleges are planned with care, to create an atmosphere than a mere room as future designers […]

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100 new airports in India by 2024 – Fact or Faux Pas?

Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman has promised 100 new airports in India by 2024 in the latest Union Budget speech. As a citizen of India, I feel proud that our government is willing to take such initiatives , to make India more approachable, to provide better connectivity to Indians and tourists and to create better infrastructure […]

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Indian office interiors by Indian designers!

Offices are second homes for people. We spend almost 8-10 hours in our workplace everyday and therefore Office interiors are being taken extremely seriously in recent times. Indian designers are aware of the importance of inspirational, lively and energetic vibes in an office environment to create the right setting for work. Productivity and enthusiasm in […]

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HundredHands – Selected works of Bangalore’s famous architecture and interior design firm

Established in 2003 by architect duo Sunitha Kondur and Bijoy Ramachandran, Bangalore based architecture firm Hundred Hands has acquired quite a name for themselves. In the field of Architecture and sustainable design, HundredHands focuses on the urban context and measures which could be taken to improve the same. The inspiration for every design is derived […]

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