Month: June 2010

Shopping for Interiors?? – Recommended places in Bangalore

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The question about which are the best places to shop for stuff for home interiors in Bangalore has surfaced in multiple discussions with friends, family and clients. Some may say that I am about to reveal a trade secret, however I am a firm believer that knowledge should be free … and available for people to make informed decisions. Money should be made from ideas and implementation of those & not from information. Before we dwell deeper here are some first principles 1. What are given below are my views on the best places that I know of. 2. I am not soliciting business for or from these folks. 3. You might end up with better places to shop than these….if you do then let me know as well 🙂 Okay….back to the meat then Shutters (ready made): For wardrobe & Kitchen: Have found Indoline to be the best in […]

So what is a modular kitchen? …. and some best practices

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I recently came across a customer who was told by his “designer” (more carpenter) that the kitchen he has made for the customer is Modular because … “see it has these steel baskets and I will also put in a magic corner”. Ha, haa I thought, this needs some explanation, why don’t I use this topic as my first post in the blog. So here goes….aaaum ganeshaya namah… With so many scrupulous and un-scrupulous designers, carpenters, interior-walas selling what they call “modular kitchens” these days it is good as a customer to know what exactly is a “Modular Kitchen”. So here it is…. 1. As the name suggests a “Modular” Kitchen consists of modules that are assembled together. Each module consisting of the Carcass (box) and the shutter is independent and can be taken in and out of the full unit separately. This also helps in repair work when the […]