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Homes & Interiors

Safe haven for little ones

Published on 29-Jan-2015
Childproof your home to keep your little ones safe.

A childproof home, apart from being a cushion for curious kids, lets parents relax and loosen up a bit. So, go on and redo your...

It's still got that old-world charm!

Published on 29-Jan-2015
The Ashoka Pillar in Jayanagar. DH Photo by S K Dinesh

Independent homes abound. The green cover here is among the richest in the city. Little wonder then that Jayanagar, with its old Bangalore feel...

Realty Bytes

Published on 29-Jan-2015
Value Budget Housing Corporation (VBHC) is venturing  into the 'senior living' housing segment, in association with Vedaanta Senior Living. The company launched its first-ever senior living project at its existing project Vaibhava in Anekal near Electronic City, Bengaluru.

Value Budget Housing Corporation (VBHC) is venturing into the 'senior living' housing segment, in association with Vedaanta Senior Living. The company launched...

How to make a kitchen

Published on 29-Jan-2015
A kitchen needs to be ergonomic, utilitarian, well-planned as well as good looking. photo by author

There are several practical factors to be kept in mind before designing the 'warmest' part of your home, says Nandita Manwani

I spy, but with good intent

Published on 29-Jan-2015
The couple bought the house for $1.3 million in May 2012.

When Elspeth Benoit and David Bevan were renting an apartment in Brooklyn Heights a few years ago, they would walk their bulldogs by Warren Place...

Foster a foliage garden

Published on 29-Jan-2015
For a trophy arrangement, place potted foliage plants around a centrepiece.

While it is true that flowers are the heart of a garden, sometimes leaves are all you need. A Dyuti urges you to go fully...

Missing a dream that's fulfilled

Published on 29-Jan-2015
The old bones have been made visible, with massive exposed beams dominating several rooms.

Author Esther Freud recounts parts of her life to understand her love of homes, in a conversation with Steven Kurutz..

Reflective coating helps cool buildings

Published on 23-Jan-2015

A new, high-tech material, developed by engineers from Stanford University in Cali- fornia, United States, cools buildings by reflecting..

RIBA to open a Chapter in India pretty soon

Published on 23-Jan-2015

The Royal Institute of British Architects, in London, has announced that it will open a Chapter in India, in 2015, to offer "enhanced membership...

It's perfect with those flaws

Published on 22-Jan-2015
Simple: Most of the couple's furnishings are reclaimed, vintage or locally made.

For Joan Childs, southeast Portland, Oregon, is the model New Urbanist neighbourhood: mixed-income and mixed-use, with small-scale streets. "I almost cried realising I was 'home',"...

Photo Gallery
A visitor takes a 'selfie' in front of an exhibit titled 'Circle Uncircled' by artist Rahul Kumar...

A visitor takes a 'selfie' in front of an exhibit titled 'Circle Uncircled' by artist Rahul Kumar...

A tightrope walker is silhouetted against the setting sun as she holds a balancing pole...

A tightrope walker is silhouetted against the setting sun as she holds a balancing pole...

Prime Minister Narendra Modi paying homage to Mahatma Gandhi on the occasion of his death...

Prime Minister Narendra Modi paying homage to Mahatma Gandhi on the occasion of his death...

President Pranab Mukherjee paying tributes to father of the nation, Mahatma Gandhi...

President Pranab Mukherjee paying tributes to father of the nation, Mahatma Gandhi...

Lawyers stop a train at Moradabad Railway Station on Friday during a protest demanding...

Lawyers stop a train at Moradabad Railway Station on Friday during a protest demanding...

An elderly woman and a boy stand outside their house with walls damaged in alleged firing from...

An elderly woman and a boy stand outside their house with walls damaged in alleged firing from...

New recruits of the Indian Border Security Force (BSF) take oath during a graduation ceremony...

New recruits of the Indian Border Security Force (BSF) take oath during a graduation ceremony...

A groom leads his horse in the equine pool after working out on the track, during early morning...

A groom leads his horse in the equine pool after working out on the track, during early morning...

A handler bathes a horse after a training session ahead of the Indian Derby in Mumbai...

A handler bathes a horse after a training session ahead of the Indian Derby in Mumbai...

Ladakhi women offering prayers during the inauguration of traditional Buddhist prayer...

Ladakhi women offering prayers during the inauguration of traditional Buddhist prayer...

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