Of all things beautiful and luxurious, nothing is more important than a beautiful home!!
“Even when they travel, the treasures they pick up are in earthy tones that will easily translate when they get back home, from a woven basket found in Thailand to glass vases discovered in Venice.”
Your house should be a reflection of your life, a story of your journeys and most important a place to fell safe, comfortable and loved. Don’t rush to buy everything at once , pick items that call out to you. Be romantic, be emotional and trust your instincts. Play with colours and themes. This isn’t a hotel so try to bring your personality into the look and feel. Mix bespoke pieces with antiques, add souvenirs you pick up on your travels. Tell your story !!
The rule is .. there are no rules!
If you are wondering Antique Vs New, buy what you love. You cannot guarantee that any antique will be a smart investment. You do however, want to stay away from anything matching, it’s always a nice idea to a have a few key pieces for a surprise, a talking point.
Loco Design , a design house based in Delhi makes bespoke furniture with meticulous detailing.
We love everything with a little bit of tradition , Gulmohar Lane makes furniture with excellent craftsmanship, with skills and techniques handed down from generations of furniture and sofa karigars, who have been working for Indian Royal households. Old meets new to perfection with the fantastic range.
The exception to the no rule policy when buying furniture is to choose investment pieces. Ralph Lauren’s iconic design with its signature pieces and exquisite craftsmanship sure ticks this box and a little name dropping makes for good conversation.
Some design houses led by celebrities are Raseel Gujral Ansal’s Casa Paradox for furnitures and home accessories.
The Charcoal Project by Sussanne Khan is great for home decor, home accessories and antiques.
Designing your dream home isn’t as easy as it seems and having a professional help you is money well spend. It’s not only the aesthetic but comfort, design and the right materials are key to enjoying your home. We leave you with Bollywood’s queen bee and interior designer
“your must – have list should include a well made sofa, a good quality rug, a mattress ideally with an upholstered headboard, a generous dining table and a sparkling chandelier ” Gauri Khan