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Must have modern furniture – second edition

The most popular blog on our website is the Must have modern furniture article! So, to celebrate my 200th piece, I wanted to revisit and update my curation of modern and contemporary must-have furniture! Interior Design and thus furniture constantly evolves and just gets better and better each year. Trends shift, styles differ and so […]

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How spaces affect people – Interior aspects of offices to improve work productivity

Designers are always trying to bring in fresh ideas to the table. Each environment must cater to its user’s needs. Spaces affect people psychologically and can improve or decrease quality of life. In the case of offices, employees must be kept at their highest level of productivity at all times to ensure good work. In […]

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Makings of a movie set – Interior design for films, TV shows and videos

The internet is going crazy with the recent announcement of F.R.I.E.N.D.S reunion. Speculations on what the iconic TV series is planning with the reboot is rife and thus it’s the perfect opportunity to discuss the finer nuances of this precious show! As we deal with design and interiors here at Cindrebay, let’s take a look […]

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Homeless shelters – making a space for the poor in our hearts and our country

According to the Homeless World Cup Foundation, which keeps track of the growing number of homeless people in the World, India has an estimated 1.8 million homeless in the country with more than half residing in cities. People coming from rural areas to cities in search of job opportunities, education facilities and better lives, are reduced […]

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Dark Opulence: Deep tones and Plush Interiors at Alice & Fifth Restaurant, Johannesburg

Dark narrow corridors, overcast by a shimmering ceiling with a mercurial quality, lead into plush interiors of deep-toned wood, soft velvet in dark tones and ceilings that warp your sense of reality. If this feels like the setting of a horror thriller movie, then you couldn’t be more wrong. This is the dark energy given […]

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Design colleges – spaces which invoke ideas!

All design endeavors are inspiring spaces, but when it comes to design schools, the spaces need to be more so. A haven for creative students, who should imbibe design values from the space surrounding them. Thus, architecture and design colleges are planned with care, to create an atmosphere than a mere room as future designers […]

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100 new airports in India by 2024 – Fact or Faux Pas?

Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman has promised 100 new airports in India by 2024 in the latest Union Budget speech. As a citizen of India, I feel proud that our government is willing to take such initiatives , to make India more approachable, to provide better connectivity to Indians and tourists and to create better infrastructure […]

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Indian office interiors by Indian designers!

Offices are second homes for people. We spend almost 8-10 hours in our workplace everyday and therefore Office interiors are being taken extremely seriously in recent times. Indian designers are aware of the importance of inspirational, lively and energetic vibes in an office environment to create the right setting for work. Productivity and enthusiasm in […]

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The Sole Sisters: Let’s discuss shoes, sister!

It is hard to believe that shoes- a necessity for all, a status symbol for some, and an obsession for many- had an extremely humble origin.  From being an object with the sole functional use of covering the feet, the metamorphosis of the innocuous looking shoe has been nothing short of dramatic. Till the 1800s […]

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