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Design Storie has renovated this space by combing two apartments in Mumbai to increase the spatial footprint for a family of five. Post-renovation, the apartments have seen not only an clever improvement in space utilization but also an upgrade to aesthetics, in-built appliances in the kitchen, and a theme that ties the house together. About the project: Who lives here:  a family of 5 membersLocation:  Kandivali East, MumbaiYear built:  2019Size: 1270 sq ft Type: an apartment with 4 bedrooms and 3 bathroomsDesigned by:  ‘Design Storie’ by Architect Janvi Mehta Image courtesy: Photographix India The apartment is a home to a family of five – parents, two daughters and the grandfather. With everyone having their different requirements and taste in design for their rooms, the design…

The main door opens up to this foyer with a beautiful life size hand made painting against a jaali backdrop. This modern luxury apartment has a large square footage – 2,930 sq.ft. Size -whether small or big when it comes to spaces – makes interior design challenging. Reflecct Design Studio, the interior design firm that designed this expansive apartment in Surat has nailed the brief as the spaces flow seamlessly making size seem less daunting. Who lives here: Mr. Piyush Saraf with his family Location: Vesu , Surat, Gujarat Year built: 2019 Size: 2,930 sq.ft apartment Type: apartment with 4 bedrooms, 4 bathrooms, 1 common toilet, and 1 home theater. Designed by:Amit Dodhiawala , Reflecct Design Studio Photograph courtesy for the images: Ira Gosalia (PHX INDIA)…

Akruti – designed by Surat based architecture & interior design firm Studio 17 Look around; you’ll find subtle traces or profound manifestations of your interests, personality, and choices in the way you live and design your home. This is true for everyone of us; and Mr. Hiteshbhai Gajera’s apartment is no different. Studio 17, a Surat-based interior design and architecture firm, gave the house’s design a beautiful contemporary twist drawing inspiration from the the family’s textile business : bandhej, in particular. About the project: Who lives here: Hiteshbhai Gajera and his family Location: Celestial Dreams, Surat, Gujarat Type: Residential apartment Designed by: Studio 17, a Surat-based architecture & interior design firm Design Team : Mayur Mangukiya, Ankit Sojitra, Dixit Narola, Radhika Savani, Uttam Chauhan, Dhruvik…

Traditional south Indian touches are quite evident in this modern Mumbai apartment by Design Consortium Harshit & Mansi of Design Consortium designed this residential luxury apartment in Lodha Fiorenza, Mumbai for a corporate honcho and his family. All it takes to connect the dots to the family’s southern roots are the towering brass annapakshi vilakkus (lamps) on either side of the sofa in the living room. And it’s hard not to notice the signature vermilion and mustard cushions with traditional motifs in an otherwise modern design setting. Also peppered on the walls are large artworks `~ primarily Tanjore, Worli and Madhubani paintings. The decor is a balance of beautiful pieces of art the family has collected over the years blending into modern interiors. Who lives…

Lobby of the 4-bedroom luxury apartment in Pune designed by leading Mumbai based interior design firm Rubel Dhuna Architects. Rubel Dhuna of Mumbai-based firm Rubel Dhuna Architects designed this luxury apartment in Pune for the Khemlanis. A heady cocktail (in a pleasant way) of design styles, this house showcases traditional, modern, and contemporary design with some never-seen-before creations of art such as the LIAH pillars, the custom made ghungroo chandeliers, or magnolia-petal inspired pendant light. About the project: Who lives here: Hema and Tarun Khemlani along with their two boys, Arjun and Veer. Location: Waterfront Apartments by Panchshil realtors, located in Kalyani Nagar, Pune Year built: 2018 Size: sq feet : 2000 sqft + 200sqft floor plate has an open-air deck extension Type: 4 bedroom…

“An architect’s responsibility is to understand what clients want and giving it form in a way they would not be able to imagine themselves. ” interpretation of what Louis Kahn said once. And that ability to imagine, I believe separates an architect from the rest of us. This Mumbai apartment designed by Sejal Shah of Studio Kreate takes the form of a unified, well-tailored and timeless design that the owners had yearned for in their home. A perfect blend of contemporary without being too cold, it could pass off as an advertorial for anything from a real wood herringbone floor and Chenille sofa to hand woven rugs and a chandelier. That’s the beauty of this magazine-worthy home; I don’t know if the secret lies in the unusual…

Every mediocre space gets pinned these days. But, there were times, when a space had to be up there on a visual quotient to go viral on Pinterest; the one that subconsciously made your fingers hit the Pin It icon ~ to be saved for posterity. This colorful Mumbai apartment is Pin-worthy in the real sense for all its rooms — from the balcony to the patio. Designed by Studio s w a + p for a family with two young kids, the 2,500 sq.ft apartment has everything the heart desires — from an incredible sea view to lush greenery and a patio — all in a city where space comes at jaw dropping rates. About the project Who lives here: a young couple and their two…

Imagine. A 4,000 sq.ft apartment in Mumbai with views of the Arabian Sea and Marine Drive. Filled with envy? I don’t blame you. There’s a catch though. The plan of the house was so outdated that it didn’t resonate with what’s a given for today’s lifestyle. For instance, when was the last time you saw a house with no attached baths. So, what do you do? Renovate, of course. This apartment has stayed in the family for six decades. Primarily residents of Vadodara, the family uses the Mumbai home as a weekend home when they are in the city. Mitual Shah of Vadodara-based Studio Yamini took on the formidable task of renovating this 60-year-old apartment by changing its spatial footprint completely to suit the modern times. About…

A young couple with their children live in this expansive 4-BHK apartment in Mumbai that offers sweeping views of greenery from the balcony. Designed by Amritha Karnakar, the home celebrates the innate quirkiness of its occupants where each room conforms to a theme. The living spaces bathe in sunlight pouring through the floor to ceiling windows. Something young, fun and casual was what the client wanted, and Amritha may have given them just that. Step in and explore. About the project Who lives here: a young couple with their two kids, and their relative, who is a make-up artist Location: Mumbai Size: 4-BHK apartment Designed by: Amritha Karnakar Design brief: something young, fun and casual Design aesthetic: simple yet quirky with a splash of color in every…

This is a glimpse into a sample house designed by VPA in Gandhinagar. The design is a beautiful amalgamation of traditional + modern styles. Some corners like the pooja room with the lotus motifs and temple bells feel so personal and welcoming that it is difficult to stamp it as a show house. The sample apartment is an end-to-end marketing tool in itself to lure prospective buyers showcasing the potential of the space beyond the obvious. Do watch out for the lotus theme in the apartment from artwork to artifacts. About the project Who lives here: Sample House Location: Gandhinagar Year built: 2017 Size: 2550 sq.ft. Type: apartment, 4 bedrooms and 4 baths Designed by: Naiya Patel, Jinal Patel and Ronak Patel of Vipul Patel…