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Located in Mumbai, this 750 sq ft two-bedroom apartment is the permanent home for a young couple and their 3-year-old son. The apartment is housed in a 30-year-old building and required complete remodelling. Given the tight footprint, the clients wished for a modern contemporary scheme that could breathe but at the same time addressed all their day-to-day, functional needs.

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Studio Skapa Architects transforms a derelict Bangalore penthouse into a contemporary guesthouse immersed in Tropical Modernism, merging rooted Indian heritage and a contemporary persona into one. The thresholds amidst the past and present blur away with abandon, tipping its hat to the reimagined union amidst traditions and contemporary sensibilities. 

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Overlooking the majestic eastern water front, one can see flamingoes at a distant salt pan in all their glory. A large part of the process of designing this intriguing apartment was about redefining the relation of the interior spaces with the outdoors.

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‘Less is More’ was the grounding maxim for the design of this north Bengaluru apartment. This is articulated through modern geometry, natural materiality and a consistent colour palette infused with refreshing indoor greenery. More crucially, the home — aptly called Scandinavian Love — had to embody spirited freedom, and show resilience to the changing needs and aspirations of its occupants.

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Clean lines, uncluttered, a monochromatic palette and a ‘less is more’ philosophy. These words best describe Tanvi and Abhiroop’s 2,850 square feet, seventh floor Bangalore home. The apartment, which originally had four bedrooms, was modified to facilitate an open plan living with a focus on form and functionality.

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When a couple in their 60s envisioned their ideal abode, they wanted a home that reflected their penchant for travel and balanced the traditional and contemporary. Purvi Shah, principal architect, Purvi Shah Interiors, was enlisted to transform their three-bedroom at Hilltop Road in Worli, South Mumbai, into an abode replete with pastel colours and a curation of painting, artefacts, and furniture from their personal collection.

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Indian modernists have been vanguards of shaping the narrative of Indian art in the modern world. Defining their individualistic artistic sensibilities during the tumultuous decades around India’s independence, these highly talented artists pursued relentless creativity. By constantly experimenting and evolving through different phases in their careers, they created landmark works that garnered critical acclaim and gave a new identity to Indian art.

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An upstart museum in India has launched an open-source digital encyclopedia of information related to the subcontinent’s rich artistic history, dating from 10,000 years ago to the present.

Included on the free platform, which went live last week, are thousands of articles on famous artists, movements, disciplines, techniques, and other topics; on the Bengal School of modernist painters, for instance, and the Bagh embroidery tradition of Punjab.

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Designed for Radeesh Shetty, founder and director of The Purple Turtles and Beruru, Open-Plan Residence brings to life a penchant for detail, craft and heritage. We at Studio Ruh call it the result of an elated love affair with tropical modernism.

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The “Shakti Bungalows” at Vasana Road, Vadodara is one of the elite projects by Ar.Ruchir Sheth. It showcases the true essence of royalty in the form of a Rajasthani theme perfectly blended with contemporary designs. The owners envisaged it to be a lavish bungalow on Rajasthani royal heritage theme, from upholstery to architecture, everything has been articulated to meet their needs in the exact same way.

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As the Russian painter and art theorist once said, colour is a power that directly influences the soul. Explaining the concept of colours to be used in the home, Interior Designer Smitha Zachariah, Creative Head of ZXP Design, shares her thoughts on popular interior design colour trends.

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The term ‘Sthira’ in its origin indicates the state of being still. This project’s design fabric embodies the same sentiment — a series of spaces that fulfill the end-user’s aspiration of unwinding in the company of loved ones in a built volume that is held delicately in the clasps of lushness and architectural expression.

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The Ahmedabad-based multispecialty architecture firm tHE gRID Architects led by Snehal Suthar and Bhadri Suthar has recently completed ”Rock House”, a unique project which is sustainable and made from all local labour and local tradition craft of stone masonry, situated near AhmedabadIndia.

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HOMES, celebrate LIFE. They celebrate views, geographies, locales, climates…..The emotion one feels on arrival at the crest of the site is of liberation, an expanse. The same emotion is distilled through the placement of the 4 ton rock that soars on the prong of a 6 meter cantilever……The home predominantly faces the farmlands, a reservoir and the highlands, witness to the most color saturated sunsets.

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Sky above, earth below and peace within! Go wild for a while, on a date with mountains, among the peaky wonders and never-ending vistas. The Hermitage in Kasauli hills serves these aspirations with blissful getaway villas for your vacation, staycation or remote work days.

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Architects at Work play with materials and patterns to create a high-on-ornamentation albeit functional living environment. The site was a bare shell with exposed RCC surfaces. The Client and the Principals at Architects at Work decided to retain the concrete expanses and continue with that idea.

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Nivim is an expansive country house in Goa meant to rediscover the quiet luxury found in nature. Perched on a lush slope amongst tropical trees, Nivim is a ‘Gold’ certified green building by the Indian Green Building Council, the first in Goa. 

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Magnolia is a duplex penthouse situated in the heart of Bangalore city. The house is designed to feel like an oasis that exudes serenity and tranquility. A 4,600-square-foot space that is planned to have a natural flow and a seamless integration of indoor and outdoor spaces.

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Vaulted ceilings, magnified terrazzo floors, and cobalt blue staircases – at first glance, it is the many striking elements like these which stand out in the Nagpal Residence by Treelight Design Studio. However, a closer look at the home reveals that what makes it so compelling is the underlying visual coherence which runs through the house, tying together every show stopping feature, and serving as a clean canvas for expression.

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Hidden within one of the last few lychee orchards in the heart of Dehradun, the Kohlis enjoy al fresco breakfasts, lunches in the sun, and dinners in front of a blazing fire in a home for all seasons. Even as it lies at the foothills of the Himalayas in an intermontane valley, Dehradun, flanked by the Ganges and Yamuna rivers, sits at an elevation of 2,139 feet above sea level—a fact that lends it its mostly pleasant climate.

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House S&S : “An elegant 3bhk in Hiranandani OMR, by Sai Lakshmi Architects”

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Homes are poetry in three-dimensional space. From the colours that grace the wall to the choice of lights shining up or down, every design decision renders itself to the delivery of a unique piece. More importantly, every detail contributes to giving the family for whom the house is designed, refuge and peace.

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Inside Actor Raj Kummar Rao’s Duplex at Juhu

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Actor Rajkummar Rao’s love for experimentation is reflected in his abode too, and it’s mesmerizing, just like his performances. With a perfect blend of earthy tones and vibrant colours, his home represents his personality of versatility. The subtle, simple and soothing ambience of the space is filled with vivid energy and natural light and it brings him peace.

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Asian Paints Where The Heart Is : Featuring Suniel Shetty’s beautiful Khandala Home.

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Suniel Shetty’s Khandala home is a true labour of love, rooted in nature, nostalgia and family. Surrounded by tranquil greens on every side, this home is a true reflection of all things that bring him joy. Inspired by his childhood memories in Mangalore, the space is peppered with earthy elements and textures that bring the outside in.

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Step inside content creators Kusha Kapila & Zorawar Ahluwalia’s Gurugram Home.

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With a Pop-up Bar, almost-invisible shelves and storage hidden in plain sight, Content Creators Kusha Kapila and Zorawar Ahluwalia’s home, designed by Joint Studio, is a multifunctional haven. Come, step inside House Kuzo with AD India, which according to Nimisha Sharma, founder and design head of Joint Studio is all about peace

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The Smriti House, Mumbai by Group 7 Architects & Planners

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Situated in the Mumbai suburb of Juhu, the house is designed by Group 7 Architects and Planners. The facade has interesting sciography on the façade cast by peltophorum trees. As narrated by architect Nitin Killawala, the house is composed of terraces & decks of varying depths, the whimsical spatial recession introducing an engaging quality to the structure.