What is Modular Kitchen

“The Studio” – now on Facebook : A photo palate for interiors in the “Indian” context

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Thestudiobangalore Over the last few months, I realized that I have been accumulating a good number of photographs of interior work – both ongoing and finished, on my phone and nearly none had found their way to this blog. The prime culprit – the thought that I will “one day” get a good photographer to cover “finished” interiors of the entire project/s and then put the best ones out here …. a “one day” that is yet to come 🙁 There is a lot that pictures communicate, not just how good (or bad) the interiors look but also insight into what goes into creating good designs – thus initiating and invigorating the viewers’ own thoughts & ideas. What I also found was that while the western world has its  Houzz.com’s and other websites, there is hardly ANY place that has insight into home interiors in the Indian context…let me explain […]

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 […]