Tag: antique

Khoj – Unravelling the Hidden Gem…

tadalafil otc I am always looking out for functional home accents that stand out of the crowd and make interesting conversational pieces. If you are like me and love unusual and eclectic stuff, this post is sure to delight your senses. Khoj is an annual exhibition that features original pieces of living tradition […]

 

Drool: “The Fair” in Singapore

If you are planing a trip to Singapore, the first thing you must do is arrange your itinerary around one of Chumkie Banerji’s exhibitions. Called simply “The Fair” they feature a lavish collection of products and services bringing together a wide variety of buyers and sellers over a two-day period. […]

 

House tour: My parents’ home in Mangalore

I am just back from a long visit to Mangalore, where Bernard and I have our roots. Mangalore boasts of an interesting architectural blend of the old and the new. Old colonial houses stand proud and stately alongside high rise apartments and commercial complexes. The colonial influence is evident everywhere. […]

 

Using flowers in your ethnic decor..

Flowers brighten up even the dullest corners. But there’s a wee bit more you can do. Combine flowers with your ethnic ware – pots, statues, artifacts and crafts – and the effect is unbelievably stunning! Like so. Chandan Dubey Kaberi Kar Gupta Chandan Dubey Chandan Dubey Chandan Dubey Chandan Dubey […]

 

Flickr Find: Poetic Benches

Benches have always fascinated me. I grew up in Mangalore where benches (rather like the one above) are an integral part of the front porch decor. Gossip, selecting wares from door-to-door salesmen, afternoon siestas and informal entertaining, studying, reading, you name it…it’s all done on the bench in most houses […]

 

Interesting Interiors: Vishram by the Sea

As promised, here are the pics of ‘Vishram by the Sea’, a beach house on the shores of The Bay of Bengal in Chennai. The house is designed by award winning interior designer Benny Kuriakose and Vishalakshi Ramaswamy (also a designer, and the owner of the house). The interiors are […]

 

Far far away in a land called Coorg

…is a wonderful home stay run by Muthu and Bopanna Karumbiah. Gowri Nivas, the 150 year old home of the Karumbiahs’ has been rebuilt meticulously. When they decided to convert it into a homestay, Muthu took on the task of redecorating the house. From hand made floor tiles to the […]