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Luxurious bathrooms don’t have to be spacious, expensive or branded. For a touch of opulence and a spa-like ambience, all you need is a combination of perfectly chosen design elements. Instead of spending a fortune, you can introduce details that will capture the essence of luxury, pieces that will create a feeling of cosiness and décor statements that will dominate your bathroom. CLEAN AND DECLUTTER First things first, hygiene is of the utmost importance in any bathroom, so this is the first step you need to take. Having a sparkling bathroom will prevent unpleasant smells, mould, grout and other problems…

Long weekend? Get out of town. There were a bunch of places we were to eager to drive to last week. From Sakleshpur to Pondicherry, all these places are well within the 350-Km radius from Bangalore. And it is a comfortable six-hour drive that doesn’t exhaust you to crave for a vacation-at-the-end-of-vacation.   The only glitch? Most places were sold out.   Of late, this is a story that pans out every long weekend and we find ourselves holed in within the confines and familiarity of our home. I’m not complaining for the community on most days feels like a resort…

AD is a treasure trove of homes that excel in design. This 600 sq.ft. renovated home in Mumbai featured in the latest issue of AD. I was floored by the space utilization concepts of this apartment in Mahim belonging to Nikhil and Rima Bhende. Before-after pictures alongside would have accentuated the breathtaking transformation. Location: Mahim Area: 600 sq. ft No. of rooms: Living, 2 bed rooms, kitchen, 2 bathrooms, and a loft space above a bed room. Type: Renovation Who lives here : a family of 5 Time taken to complete: 6 months and 10 days A striking balance between functionality,…

Hope you had a blast yesterday for Holi. Make a guess: how much can you fit in a 320 sq. foot space? Living and dining at the maximum, or perhaps living and a modest kitchen? This enchanting, little 320-square foot cottage caught my eyes this morning, and I thought I must immediately share it with you all. Bigger isn’t always better, right? This theory is more relevant for us as we are debating if we should move into a bigger house, or what we should look for in a new property. As a minimalist, big is not necessarily on my…

Take a 675 sq.ft apartment in Mumbai, make an interior designer its owner and, this is what you get: a small, functional abode that looks double its size as spaces flow fluidly into one another. Owner Kaizad Dinshaw, who designed the apartment himself, is the man behind residential and commercial design firm – Nitido design. Who lives here: Kaizad Dinshaw Size: 675 sq.ft Location: Mumbai Designer: Kaizad Dinshaw, Nitido Design This month’s Good Homes features the 675 sq.ft one-bedroom apartment of Kaizad Dinshaw. To say, I was floored by the design would be an understatement. I live in a 1460…