Month: March 2021

Residential Interior Design Themes – Simplified

Designing a home based on a theme aligns the space to what the theme fundamentally represents – things such as energy, peace, calm, efficiency, indulgence, frugality, nature and the likes. It is because of this that the subject of “Themes for Home Interiors” comes up quite often in interior design discussions, the interesting part however is that each client as well as each Interior Designer has her own version, understanding and visualization of the theme. In our conversation today we will try not just to describe the usual themes that are used in residential Interior Design but also standardize these so that customers find it easy explaining what they have in mind to their Interior Designer. First let us simplify – While there may be 40 – 50 independent theses, each of these can broadly be classified into 2 major ones The 2 Main Interior Design Themes: 1. Contemporary: Contemporary […]

Interior Design and the Pandemic

The Pandemic has brought profound changes to the way people live – be it the requirement of constant sanitization, the home doubling up as both the office and the school, all the way to higher rates of pet adoption to ward away loneliness. Interior designers in Bangalore and across the World need to adapt to these new needs and ensure that design is relevant to the new normal. Last week I had the opportunity to speak at the SJIM Global Leadership Conference on this very topic. The event hosted some of the leading business leaders across India speaking on the topic of Innovation and Creativity. Below are pictorial excerpts from my presentation, trust you find this of value as you design your own home The Need to De-Tangle Spaces Demilitarized zones for the Home Low – Maintenance Interior Design Minimalist Interior Design & Giveback to the Environment Pet Friendly Home […]