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Homes & Interiors

Surviving taste shaming

Published on 28-Apr-2016
Discerning eye: Calling in an expert to help you design your home is a good option.

Are you among the surprisingly large tribe of homeowners who press the panic button when they realise that the 'tasteful friends'...

For the love of vintage...

Published on 28-Apr-2016
Ageless styles: If your living room has a contemporary sofa, you can bring in candle stands and chandeliers for a vintage feel.

With its effervescent charm and ability to blend in different styles, vintage decor is for those seeking a new look for their abode...

Beautiful first impressions

Published on 28-Apr-2016
YOUR PICK: From ornate to basic, there is a wide variety of doors for every home.

Doors aren't just an entryway for your home. They can be a striking decor element and sturdy means of protection, writes DBN Murthy

The 'it' plant of design world

Published on 28-Apr-2016
Economical: Even if fiddle-leaf fig plant lasts a year or less, it's still cheaper and more dynamic than having weekly floral arrangements brought in.

Having captured the interest of interior designers across the globe, the fiddle-leaf fig finds itself in every fashionable home...

Speaking of earth and sustainability

Published on 28-Apr-2016
Chitra Vishwanath

Architect Chitra Vishwanath tells Pooja Mahesh about the importance of designing earth-based structures for long-term ecological benefits

Green Building Award winner

Published on 28-Apr-2016
Centre for Interactive Research on Sustainability (CIRS).

The Centre for Interactive Research on Sustainability (CIRS) has won the RAIC (Royal Architectural Institute of Canada) Green Building Award....

Filled with fun and frolic

Published on 28-Apr-2016
Age-wise: For babies and toddlers, consider rockers, see-saws and baby gyms that are colourful.

Space constrains often deter parents from attempting to create a designated play area for their kids at home...

A one-stop shop for interiors

Published on 28-Apr-2016

Urban Ladder, the online furniture and home decor company, has launched 'Urban Interiors' to help customers furnish...

An abode for their twilight years

Published on 21-Apr-2016
facilities for them Wellness centres, walking trails are among the most wanted amenities in senior housing developments.

As a person ages, their lifestyle needs also change. It is important to be mindful of one's own health limitations...

The father of landscape architecture

Published on 21-Apr-2016
garden amaze Some of Lancelot Brown's work (clockwise from top), Croome Court; Appuldurcombe House; Blenheim Palace.

Few people have had as large an impact on British gardens as the landscape artist Lancelot Brown, more often known as Capability Brown...

Photo Gallery
A model walls the ramp at a fashion event in Ludhiana on Saturday...

A model walls the ramp at a fashion event in Ludhiana on Saturday...

A view of the West of Chord road, Rajajinagar 1st block Fly-Over inaugurated by Chief Minister...

A view of the West of Chord road, Rajajinagar 1st block Fly-Over inaugurated by Chief Minister...

Vehicles passing through snow bound Zojila Pass, situated at a height of 11,516 feet, on its way...

Vehicles passing through snow bound Zojila Pass, situated at a height of 11,516 feet, on its way...

An Army jawan stands guard at Zojila Pass, situated at a height of 11,516 feet...

An Army jawan stands guard at Zojila Pass, situated at a height of 11,516 feet...

The first transgander Presiding Officer Ria Sarkar in front of a Polling Station during 5th phase...

The first transgander Presiding Officer Ria Sarkar in front of a Polling Station during 5th phase...

Jawaharlal Nehru University Students' Union (JNUSU) president Kanhaiya Kumar pays tribute...

Jawaharlal Nehru University Students' Union (JNUSU) president Kanhaiya Kumar pays tribute...

Aircraft of the British aerobatics team Global Stars perform during second day of the the three-day.

Aircraft of the British aerobatics team Global Stars perform during second day of the the three-day.

People are travelling in underground stretch of the Namma Metro between the Mysuru road station...

People are travelling in underground stretch of the Namma Metro between the Mysuru road station...

The high rider-ship was evident as large number of commuters were thronging the station...

The high rider-ship was evident as large number of commuters were thronging the station...

Cricketer Virat Kohli during inauguration of a store in Hyderabad on Friday...

Cricketer Virat Kohli during inauguration of a store in Hyderabad on Friday...