Home Interior Design Ideas and Best Practices

The Home Makers Guide to Painting your Home in Bangalore - An Interior Designers Perspective

Painting of the home has been a major area of grouse and confusion for home owners. Grouse because vendors have started charging per sqft. rates and no longer work on a labour only basis. Due to this overall costing has sky rocketed. And Confusion because there is too much choice in paints and wall finishes available in the market – much more than what an average human mind can evaluate & fathom. The increasing cost of paint has made options of good quality wallpapers viable adding further to the confusion on whether to use paint or wallpaper. Net-net customers are struggling to balance their budgets with the coats of Putty, Primer, Paint and Paper that it will take to give their homes that desired look.

The Five Elements of Interior Design and what separates good design from the not so good

A lot of people wonder what makes a well-designed home different from, well, one that is not. I have dwelled over this question for many years and have finally concluded that there are 5 key design elements that each home needs. Each of these 5 need to be blended together in balance to get that warm & nice feel that some homes have. While making their home, most home owners usually consider just 3 or 4 of these elements and most often than not find it difficult to bring these together in unison.

Do You Really Need an Interior Designer?

Is an interior designer really worth the cost? Can I really afford an Interior Designer in Bangalore? Am I better off doing it all myself with help of a good carpenter? If you have any of these questions then read on......

Q&A Module is now LIVE

IN our endeavour to make general information and advise on Interior Design accessible to all we are glad to announce a new Q&A module on this website. In conjunction with our blog at www.homedesignbangalore.com the Q&A module will serve as a forum for you to raise your queries as you plan/ make your new home. We will try and respond as soon as we can.

What is a Modular Kitchen & the site preparation needed to install one

Most people associate a Modular kitchen as one that looks great, is made in the factory and is installed onsite. However there is more to a Modular Kitchen than just the good looks. In this article we will look at what really is a modular kitchen, what kind of site preparation is needed to install a modular kitchen as well as the comparative advantages and disadvantages of a Modular Kitchen against its carpenter made counterpart.

@ Economic Times Ace Tech Bangalore

Honored to be a member of the Jury at the recently concluded Economic Times ACE Tech Exhibition in Bangalore

Acrylic Shutters, Hi Gloss Shutters, Duco Painted Shutters ??? Confused ?

How to choose between Acrylic, HI Gloss Laminates and Duco paint to get that perfect Hi Gloss finish for your interiors

Our Home Design Project in Bangalore featured in Homify Magazine

Homify magazine featured a couple of our home design projects in Bangalore

The largest database of Frequently Asked Questions on Home Design & Interiors on the Planet

....on the Planet maybe an exaggeration :) but it is definitely the largest set of FAQ's on Home Interiors & Design in Bangalore for sure. What you will find here are answers to questions and queries that have bothered DIY home designers...people like YOU, categorised by subject under each individual blog post. Read on...

The right material to use for Home Interiors & Woodwork

If you are designing your new home and confused on what material to use then read on...

Organised furniture retail - Whether one should build the furniture or buy it readymade? And the changing role of the Interior Designer in this new age.

With organised furniture retailers like Lifestyle, Evok, Pepperfry, Urban Ladder going strong and the impending entry of IKEA in India, does it make sense to buy the furniture or to build it via a carpenter? How does the role of the Interior designer change with this consolidation in the Furniture market? Read on for answers to these questions and more ...

Chickpet & City Market Bangalore for Home Interior Shopping

Found my way to Chikpet/ City Market today after many many years. All this while I have been doing my shopping for light fittings in and around South Bangalore, however for an an ongoing project

The DIY Interior Designer Series Bangalore

This blog is now over 7 years old and over these years a lot of what I have written about in the initial years has evolved - things like interior design practices, new materials available in the market for home interiors, cost of materials, places to shop for interior work etc

Some Photographs of my Home Interior Project at Mantri Serenity

New Turnkey Interior Design & Execution project in Bangalore