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Homes you would love to quarantine in!

Quarantine amidst the Corona virus pandemic is something we are still coming to terms with. Social distancing, self isolation, stay at home are terms you would’ve heard on loop in recent times. To say it is difficult to be holed up at home with no human interaction is the understatement of the century. However, it […]

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Home schooling for young designers – Enriching activities for Quarantine

Never seen before times are here. All the climate crisis discussions, dialogue’s about India’s infrastructure, topics on space design and sustainability – the time has come to actually put those in practice. Humanity is facing a quarantine challenge which will test our mental, physical and emotional thresholds as well as our ability to discipline and adjust […]

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Make your home livelier – preparing for the isolation in times of Covid19

COVID19 or the Corona Virus threat is looming all over the World. Countries everywhere are preparing to fight the novel disease and advisories have been issued for people to stay indoors. Self-isolation, social distancing and staying at home has been strictly advised to fight this deadly outbreak. It is important for everyone’s safety that these […]

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Globalization of interior design – preserving identity in the Instagram age

Did you think I am about to appreciate the way we are adapting the same designs everywhere in the World because of globalization? Sorry, but no. Don’t get me wrong, I love that we live in a world where it’s possible to get the same materials, technology and love for spaces, be it in India […]

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Sustainable interior design

Sustainability is a widely discussed topic in today’s times. It is a concept which resonates with everyone, regardless of their age or profession. However, for architects, designers and builders, the aspect of sustainability is even more important as we are responsible for creating spaces which last for a long time on our planet and have major […]

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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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