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    Redefine your home this season with retro interiors and bring the era back !

    The term "retro interiors" reflects the Indian decor from 1960s and early 1970s. The interiors of that decade have returned and are adding to the latest trends. Bright colours are back again and rooms can be decorated with colourful wallpapers, carpets, sofas, chair seats and cushions, often with patterns or bright flowers. It brings a lively feel and an...

    • a week ago
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    5 stunning home decor ideas !

    Gone are the days when solid colours were the only available choices for Indian homes. There was a period when people refrained from using intricate and ethnic Indian motifs in their homes with a fear of being "too Indian". Today, using only solid colours for a room can even lead to a decor disaster ! The new look that is currently trending is the use of "Desi motifs". Art on the wall The...

    • a week ago
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    Top 10 smart designing ideas for small homes

    The small house movement has been gaining popularity in recent years as more people decide to downsize their lives. Check innovative designs for small homes. 1. Clever Kitchen Storage While regular kitchen cupboards serve a useful purpose, there's something eye-catching and appealing about these open (and organized) storage shelves. To separate the kitchen from the dining area but still keep...

    • a week ago
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    Home decorating and interior design trends in 2017

    When it comes to home décor, 2016 was the year of everything from woven wall hangings to Scandinavian-inspired interiors. And as the year winds down, soon enough your thoughts will most likely wander to a home refresh. So it's worth exploring the top decorating trends that will likely be on repeat in homes across the country-and possibly in your own abode. We checked in with three...

    • a week ago
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    Tips to decorate your apartments

    When decorating an apartment, there are only so many mirrors you can hang to "open up the space" and multi-purpose furniture you can buy to "maximize functionality". Whether you're moving into a new place or simply want to refresh your own, the process should be creatively cathartic and just straight up fun. For that, you need some design tips that go beyond the norm. 1.START FROM...

    • 2 weeks ago
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    Tips for designing your backyard

    Creating a backyard that stands out from all the other backyards is truly creative art. Plan ahead when you are building a home or renovating to minimize future troubles. Simple activities can transform the entire look of your backyard making it a showpiece. Here are some ways in which you can make your backyard the object of your neighbour's envy: Kitchen garden - Whether you have a little space or a lot of...

    • 2 weeks ago
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    10 Ways to Hide Eyesore and Mess in your Home

    When your apartment is small or when things accumulate over the years, it gets messy. As a result, you will be walking over books, magazines, old shoes, old collections of CDs, all those chords, wires and switches connected to the umpteen number of devices and appliances. It is really tough to hide them, but here are 10 ways to do that: Make a creative art of your cables & cords - If you have...

    • 2 weeks ago
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    Feng Shui tips to bring positive energy to your home

    Have you ever wondered why despite your best efforts there is tension in the air in your home? Adults are stressed, kids are stressed and suddenly the home that was supposed to be a haven turns otherwise. You don't feel positivity despite keeping your home clean and uncluttered? What could be wrong? May be you need to try a little bit of Feng Shui to bring in positive energy. Here are some...

    • 2 weeks ago
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    Furniture focus – Italy

    Italy is a country where style and culture are deeply entwined and this is deeply felt in all products they export. It is not a surprise nor is it rare to find a richly designed home without a "Made in Italy" tag in there, especially in furniture. Comfort, durability and usability are the hallmarks of Italian furniture designs. By combining aesthetics with practicality, the furniture industry in Italy has...

    • 2 weeks ago
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    Architect profile of the week

    Bijith G Bhaskar Principal/Managing Director Ensemblee http://ensemblee.com Bijith G Bhaskar is the Managing Director/Founder of Ensemble, an architectural firm with offices in Calicut, Bangalore and Muscat. He is also the Managing Director of Ensemblee Oman, and the Director/Principal Architect of BS Interiors, Kerala. He received his degree from McGill University in Canada, one of the most renowned universities in...

    • 2 weeks ago

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