There is something about Indian cooking that makes the entire world take notice. Isn't it? The spices, the ingredients make it very distinct from other cuisines. The food is tasty because of the extensive cooking procedures like frying, sautéing, steaming, cooking with the tandoor and so on.

Our kitchens are…


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“Nature uses only the longest threads to weave her patterns, so that each small piece of her fabric reveals the organization of the entire tapestry” is a beautiful quote by Richard Feynman, a great physicist. As a designer, the one thing that we always feel is fabrics, breathe life into…


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Colour theory is the art and science of using colours in an aesthetic and functional manner. They are organised on a colour wheel and categorised as primary, secondary and tertiary colours. The colour wheel which is used by designers particularly was designed by Issac Newton in the 17th century.

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“Happiness can be found in the darkest of times , If only one remembers to turn on the light”. This is one of my most favourite quotes. Lighting is an absolute necessity for a house to become a home, a space to induce warmth and for a room to brighten…


Lighting design is one of the most important aspects of interiors. It not just creates the required atmosphere for your room, but also brings life into your space by reflecting various colours, textures and other elements which have been used for its design. It is often not given enough thought…


‘Interior stylist’ and ‘Interior designer’ are two words which are used interchangeably. However, both of them offer distinct services.

Interior styling is the art of making your space come alive. Most of the beautiful photographs of gorgeous homes in magazines are usually done by a stylist. …


“There is enough in this world for everyone’s need but not for everyone’s greed” is a popular quote by MK Gandhi. This quote is a good entry point to understand minimalism and its significance.

Minimalism started gaining popularity as a lifestyle in the 1950’s and 60’s in New York, USA…


According to a report by the CRN India website, 74 percent of Indians prefer to work from home more than they did before the COVID-19 pandemic. However, they have mentioned that they feel more connected to their devices leaving them with little time for personal needs. …


Unlike other years, 2020 has been a challenging one for everyone. It has been a rather long and a tough one because of a global pandemic and the challenges it brought along with it.

If you are looking at what fresh changes you could do with your existing home or…

Swathi Suresh

Hi, I’m Swathi Suresh. As an Architect and an Interior Designer from Bangalore, I write about topics that are related to my field of expertise.

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