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Interior Design Details

Mies Van Der Rohe, the great architect and artist once said, “God is in the details” and he couldn’t be more spot on. A space is made up of the dozens of thoughts, ideas and concepts architects and interior designers conjure. These brainwaves of design, are then translated into reality, using minute interior design details. […]

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Why you need an Interior Designer

Spaces literally envelope us, and create a solid refuge around all living and thinking. Thus, it is essential to treat the void that surrounds us beautifully, as well as the facade that covers the void. Confused? In simple terms, not just the exterior of the built form, but also the space within needs a designer’s […]

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5 Books every Designer should read!

Never underestimate the power of a good book! It has the power to move you, make you feel a thousand fold and leave you with an unsettling feeling of wanting more. The thing about books, as Jhumpa Lahiri rightly says, is they let you travel without moving your feet. Designers, in their quest for birthing […]

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Why get a Masters in Design?

As a Masters in Architecture aspirant, I have been asked this question multiple times in the recent past. Apparently, getting a masters in design is not something easily digestible by all. You get to hear questions like, “You’ve already studied for 5 years? Why study for 2 more?” or “What extra are they going to […]

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Cindrebay Kochi presents – ‘ART SPLASH’

Art Splash An environment engulfed in color can create emotional effects such as strong psychological influence on individuals. It can be referred to as an important tool in guiding and induction of specific mental states to individuals and communities. Hence, colors are an important aspect of urban life and are known to be an international […]

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How to chose a Design Thesis Topic!

All you design students, it’s that time of the year again! The pressure is building up, and there are prime decisions to be taken. Whether you are an Architecture student, interior design, fashion or graphic design, end of semester project or thesis is a tough task to select. Challenging yourself with a suitable project and […]

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Retail Design : A Market on its Own!

Retail sector in India is one of the fastest growing sector which is undoubtedly an experimental motley consistently going through a trendy transformation. One can always visualize, new store formats, new customer – product interaction technologies, revamped business strategies etc. to create more self-serving and personal experiences for the customer while shopping. We have seen […]

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From House to Home!

People have this bizarre notion that a house once designed, needs no work. But this is so not true! It is the little things we do, that make our house, our homes and haven! So let’s look at some ways you can style your house to home! 1. FRONT DOOR Weather you have an apartment, […]

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Toilets – A designer’s guide!

Why are toilets always so drab and boring? Why do we uplift the entire house but neglect our washrooms? In this age, toilets are not just for bathing and relieving, but also for deep thought and answering life’s toughest questions while on the throne!! Fancy mirrors, decorative lights, stone finished tiles, good sanitary fittings and […]

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