Let us take a break from our minimal, modern interiors for some visual indulgence in this apartment in Vadodara. Designed by Studio 7 designs, it would be unfair to categorize the aesthetic of this sprawling apartment as traditional or contemporary; for, it checks all the boxes and does it effortlessly. About the project: Location: Oakwood Residences, Vadodara Type: A 4 BHK apartment converted into 3 bedrooms and 1 study If the gilded and brown tones impart the traditional character, the furniture reinforce it. But, the contemporary artwork gives the living room a stamp of modernity. The architect says about…

OK, so I wanted to buy two pieces of 16*16 cushion covers online for my black sofa in the living room. How tough can it be? I went to Amazon as I usually do and looked for cushion covers in light colors with either abstract or floral patterns.  I thought I should be done choosing and ordering in less than 30 minutes. But, I wasted two precious days. Yes, you read it right. There are only two possible explanations: either I’m so jobless, or  I’m so indecisive. But, it was neither. The real reason? I was shopping on Amazon. It…

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…

Continuing with my series on finance and wellness, today I talk about five things that are a must before you move into your new home, for your safety and well-being. Sure, buying a sofa for the new house is more tangible than buying home insurance, or a LED TV more entertaining than pest control! But, it’s the insurance that will ensure you continue to watch those late-night football matches. These may seem impertinent, but they are not to be taken for granted. #1 Insure: better safe than sorry Remember the fire breakout at Deepika Padukone’s building recently, or the ravage caused…