Month: August 2017

Plywood Fakes in the Bangalore Market and a brief interaction with the Kitply Management on the same

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A few days back I happened to get an email from a senior member of the Kitply Management team acknowledging the issue of Plywood Fakes available in the market. The gentleman also mentioned some of the things that Kitply is trying to do to weed out the fakes. I am reproducing the communication below as this will be of interest to the readers of this blog. Note that this is not a recommendation nor an endorsement of Kitply’s products or the company. ——————————– From: Gaurav Goenka  Date: Fri, Aug 18, 2017 at 4:23 PM Subject: kitply fakes To: [email protected] Dear nandita, I write to you as a senior member of the kitply management. I happened to come across your blog and congratulate you for the wonderful work you do and respect your views that you don’t want to be associated with any product/brand and as you very rightly said it […]

Elder Friendly Home Interior Design

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This subject has been close to my heart and I had written this article a long time ago. Glad to announce that the article was featured in Deccan Herald last Friday. I have been of a firm opinion that Interior design is not just about the woodwork nor the decor but really about defining the life and lifestyle of the residing family. Making one’s home elder friendly through intelligent, insightful and practical design is one such area where the real value of residential Interior Design stands out. The detailed article is available at http://www.deccanherald.com/content/627433/make-your-home-safe-elderly.html Do read and share as this is something that everyone who has an elderly person at home should know. Cheers Nandita

Acrylic Versus Hi Gloss Laminate Versus Duco– Which one to use for that perfect Hi Gloss finish for your Modular Kitchen, Wardrobe and other Furniture

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I have been getting a number of questions around Acrylic versus Laminate finish, where to buy Acrylic Laminates in Bangalore and how to use them for Modular Kitchen & Wardrobe Shutter construction, hence thought of penning this down as a dedicated post. Even before we get into a discussion on Acrylic versus Laminate Versus Paint its important to step back and understand what the discussion “really” is about. What I have understood from customer interactions is that when they say that they need an Acrylic finish what they really mean is that they are looking for a “Hi Gloss” Finish. A Hi Gloss finish can ultimately be delivered via using acrylic, laminate, Duco Paint, UV Coating, PU Paint etc. etc. and, mind you, none of the above techniques are superior or inferior than the other. The usage of one over the other really depends on the application (Kitchen or the […]