Most of the home tours you see featured here are born out of one picture; one picture that tugged a heart string. This time it was this beautiful bedroom, and boy, was I eager to see more. Welcome to the home of Wendy, who delights us with squares of her home on Instagram at @thekwendyhome. The Instagram handle is an amalgamation of Wendy and her husband’s name.  Wendy is a flight attendant by profession. Location: Toronto, Canada Size:1770 sq ft Years lived in: Less than six month Design aesthetic: a combination of eclectic, bohemian, and mid-century  There are two things…

What makes a home tour endearing to watch for you? The deciding factor for me is often one picture, I would have got  a fleeting glance of, on some medium.  And, more often than not, I will delightfully discover this picture was just the tip of the iceberg as more goodness lies buried underneath in layers all over the house. It’s the little details that sets apart a thoughtfully conceived one from one put together hastily. You will pleasantly unearth many such details in this renovated apartment designed by Studio M Design. About the home: Type: 3 BHK apartment for…

This morning, I was reading an article on New York Times about Maxwell Gillingham-Ryan, the founder of Apartment Therapy. He says,” the house itself is by far the least important thing. What really matters is creating a place where you can get out of your brain and into your body.” For city-dwellers, the place that helps you detach from the mind is nature.   Plants make life in the big city bearable, the air breathable, worries distant, and have a calming effect like no other. And, I write this post from the green oasis we have created for ourselves. The focus is…

Many of you e-mail me requesting quotation for your interior projects. I do not design or execute interiors.  The conversation then takes a natural turn asking if I could recommend someone in your city. I choose to feature only those designers or projects here that align with my design aesthetics. I must also point out that I have not done the due diligence of the ease of working with these designers. Interior design is a tricky, human-centric business. Pictures are one thing (the destination), but the journey will always be a mystery until you have experienced it yourself. One, where…