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Listen to your eyes !


If you have not studied colours as part of your curriculum then you casually, like or dislike colours by merely looking at them. However, colours are taken seriously by designers, especially interior designers who study them and analyze the visual and psychological effects colours tend to have on people. Have you ever thought why the stoplights are red and the Go-lights are green? Well because red, which is the colour of fire and blood, raises intense emotions, increases metabolism, and seeks immediate attention. Whereas green is the colour of ...

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When old is not gold……accessorize!


It is said that your home is a reflection of you, but reality is often far from it. We end up with items of furniture that may not be our best preference. The existing furniture that you carry to your new house may not be ideal for the new place. Then there are times, when you fail to find what you are looking for and end up buying what best you can find. Rarely do you have the opportunity to buy the entire furniture for the house at one go, and thus have it all perfectly coordinated. More often than not, exists the dilemma of how to make the h...

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LEATHER CARE


No shoes on the sofa; no jumping on the sofa; no food on the sofa, the rules are made when the new leather sofa arrives. Gradually the rules relax and eventually the sofa starts showing the signs of time. So what do we do to postpone the wear and tear of the leather of the sofa and postpone the aging from showing? Well, what we do is give the sofa a little care regularly; continue to use it to our heart’s content, and still have the leather on the sofa look nice and bright. Here’s how! a. It is advisable to continue with the sa...

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Timber Forever


Timber forver
Solid timber furniture is precious to us and we expect it to keep looking good forever. While natural timber does come with a seal of resistance and longevity as compared to the other synthetic materials, it mandates certain upkeep and care. I am going to share a few day-to-day precautions that will ensure that the timber stands the test of time. a. A hot baking dish, wok or pan placed directly on a timber tabletop can cause damage to the surface. Use coasters to protect the top. b. Use placemats to guard the top against scratches and damages...

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Leather or not


Lether or not
We all want to possess a piece of genuine leather furniture, bag or accessory owing to our age-old obsession for Leather. Of late, the terms; full grain leather, corrected grain leather, split leather, PU, PVC, and Art leather are causing confusion in the minds of the consumers. Here’s a quick review of leather and leather-like materials. Leather or genuine leather is the animal hide/skin, treated and tanned to make it durable and flexible for furniture or accessory manufacturing. ...

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