Tag: antique

Old Stool: Trash to Treasure

Every year thousands of beautiful old furniture, decor pieces such as vintage lamps and light fixtures and old pieces dating back to pre-Colonial or Colonial days are trashed in India. Ironically, there’s a whole industry devoted to creating similar pieces from scratch, and there’s a huge revival of using these pieces […]

 

Home Tour: Kapila and Sonal’s Charming Home in Indore

The Keybunch delights in bringing you tours of beautiful, aesthetic Indian homes. Today, we take you to Indore, where Kapila and Sonal Banerjee and their twin girls live. It is so thoughtfully decorated, that you will be surprised to hear that it is a temporary home. Inspiration indeed, for all […]

 

A lifestyle villa located in an old Mangalorean tiled home {Ira Spa}

The absolutely charming view ofthe house from the entrance. On my morning walk in a quiet, nondescript bylane in Cascia, Mangalore, I spotted a lovely yellow house in the old Colonial style, with pillars, tiled roofs, et al. The signboard said Ira Spa. I was intrigued, and when I asked […]

 

Jewish Street, Fort Kochi – Antique Lover’s Paradise

Antique shop – Jewish Street, Fort Kochi We planned a vacation to Kumarakoam in God’s own country this holiday season. The backwaters trip has been on my wish list for quite some time and I was obviously thrilled that the plan came through this Christmas. It’s another story that the […]