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“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…

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…

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 The plan of the house was so outdated that it didn’t resonate with what’s a given for today’s lifestyle.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…

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:…

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…

Opposites are not contradictory, they are complementary ~ Niels Bohr This house is a testament to that; it defies all the rules of design by proudly embracing exceptions. Home to a family of seven spanning two generations, this 5-BHK apartment in Mumbai has been one of the most ambitious projects conceptualized and executed by Mumbai-based interior design firm MuseLAB till date. Step into the blissfully decorated family home of Jasem Pirani, one of the founders of MuseLAB. Designing a house for yourself or your parents puts you in a unique architect-client relationship. When presented with this opportunity – we jumped right at…

Welcome to a home of neutrals and pleasant surprises at every turn. A healthy marriage of warm neutrals and controlled splashes of quirkiness and color. An expat calls this sprawling apartment in Mumbai his home. Designed by SwitchOver Studio, it is contemporary and minimalism at its best. There is nothing that stands out at first until you take a closer look for the Indian touch in accessories and furniture. Boy, did it surprise me to so much of Raj Kapoor? Yes, that’s the unexpected element in this house. Read on to pleasantly discover how and where. Also, watch out for…

Aangan Architects has designed this Mediterranean-style apartment in Surat for Pramod Mittal and his family. Mediterranean design is anything but straight lines; it is defined by arches, textured white-washed walls with a good dose of blue for windows and doors, and all colours that stem from nature. The 2,660 sq.ft apartment is a modern interpretation of this much-loved design style as one often associates Greece or Spain to vacation. And when you have a home that exudes this relaxing, holiday vibe, you stop yearning for a vacation outside. About the project: Location: Surat Size: 2,700 sq.ft Type: 4 BHK apartment…