The Breathing Wall Residence by Lijo Reny Architects

narrow residence

“There’s so little you can see of this house from outside,” was the thought that came to mind when I first saw the images of this breathtaking residence. This narrow house sitting on a rectangular piece of land is designed by Lijo Reny…



Do touches of pink up the oomph quotient of a room? See for yourself.

pink

Fuchsia.

Pink.

Raspberry.

All variants of shades of pink. After mustard last week, I’m drawn towards this glamorous color. Blame it on the bougainvilleas all around. This color is so pronounced that it can stand its own ground or accentuate the presence of others like gray….



Want to know the trick to make a tiny kitchen feel spacious and stylish? Buy the right accessories!

small kitchen

small kitchens

Small kitchens are challenging to design; and given the whirl of activity around the clock in the kitchen, it takes finesse to balance functionality and style in the limited space.

Masterchef has, if nothing else,…



Ideas you can steal from 6 homes that flaunt bohemian style with pizzazz

Bohemian: a socially unconventional person, especially one who is involved in the arts.

That’s the definition of Bohemian. When it comes to interiors and decor, if there is one style among a dozen that is loud and has the character to stand out among the rest, it is undoubtedly a Bohemian-inspired one….



Mustard inspiration: See how these 8 homes effortlessly use yellow to make our heads turn

Yellow.

Mustard.

Ochre.

Mango.

All different interpretations of the same color in its various hues and shades; accent walls in this stunning color makes many a home stand out from the crowd. I fell in love with this shade years ago, and there’s at least one wall in the home that is painted in…



A Cafe’ Themed Home in Bangalore

pizza board shelf

Today, we are touring Deepa Ghankot’s cafe-themed home in Bangalore. This home has been designed in a semi-industrial and eclectic style, with predominant touches of natural and raw elements. We wanted a space that was authentic and minimalist, yet young and…



A Sophisticated Apartment in an Upscale Neighborhood in Hyderabad where Contemporary Meets Tradition

living room

This is the second home in a row I’m featuring that’s designed by Unnati Pingle. Unnati has designed this home for an elderly couple in Hyderabad who wanted to move out of an independent house to a more “communal” neighborhood.  An apartment…



From Clothes Line to Jaccuzzi: See the Transformation of This Barely Used 1,600 sq.ft Terrace into a Home Spa

terrace garden

Clothes line.

One drying stand.

About 20 odd grow bags.

A washing machine.

Wondering what this paraphernalia is? These are some of the random things I can lay my eyes on the terrace now from where I type this post.  Pretty mundane and nondescript, huh? I…



Neha and Gaurav’s Cozy Apartment is a Riot of Colors And Full of DIY Ideas. And Oh! Do Watch Out for the Showstealer!

The entrance to Neha and Gaurav's home

When the entrance to a home is bursting with colors and creativity like this, you would know what to expect inside. Rooms full of surprises, of course! The metal door is bleeding red, while the chalkboard wall…



Want to know a secret to uninterrupted sleep? Hint: chemical-free organic bedding.

This post is sponsored by Amouve.

Sleep.

Blissful or evasive?

What will one not give to get six hours of peaceful sleep? Ask those who go through bouts of insomnia.

I am sleeping well, of late. Touch wood.

This is a BIG deal; after months of staying up…

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