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The way to light it right

Published on 27-Feb-2015
ILLUMINATING Don't choose lights that are bright and harsh on the eyes.

Without lighting, the best of home decor can feel dull and lifeless. Here's a checklist to get the lighting right in every nook and corner...

The king of custom castles

Published on 27-Feb-2015
HIGH-END Collingwood residence; (below) Richard Landry

How did a middle-class kid turn into one of the most sought-after architects in US? Steven Kurutz traces the life of Richard Landry...

Let your garden rock, literally!

Published on 26-Feb-2015
REFRESHING A rock garden can also include a water feature like a fountain, a Koi pond or a waterfall.

Rock gardens are for those who don't have the patience or time for a traditional flower garden. A Dyuti shares some tips on how...

The pillow cure

Published on 26-Feb-2015
VITAL Wrong pillows can give you sore pains, even arthritis; (below) a Sithon VIII pillow stuffed with seaweed, rubber and eucalyptus leaves.

How many times have you woken up with a sore neck or shoulder? Blame your pillow for all the stress. Penelope Green insists on the...

'Floating' park on Hudson river

Published on 26-Feb-2015
The Hudson River Park Trust in New York City has voted unanimously to approve a plan to build a $130 million pier, with lush greenery and an outdoor programme space, on the Hudson river.

The Hudson River Park Trust in New York City has voted unanimously to approve a plan to build a $130 million pier...

Conserving the Opera House

Published on 26-Feb-2015
The world-famous Sydney Opera House in Australia has received a $2,00,000 grant from the Getty Foundation to complete a comprehensive study of the building's concrete elements and develop effective, long-term conservation protocols.

The world-famous Sydney Opera House in Australia has received a $2,00,000 grant from the Getty Foundation to complete...

Aladdin City to come up in Dubai

Published on 26-Feb-2015

Construction work on Aladdin City, a project inspired by the tales of Aladdin and Sinbad the Sailor, will start in Dubai in 2016, according to...

Home with a heart

Published on 26-Feb-2015

Home is where the heart is. I realised how true this is on visiting the home of the sister-duo, Vijayalakshmi Rao and Radha Rao...

Let's play it cool this summer

Published on 26-Feb-2015
NOT SO HOT Keep the windows open, facilitate cross ventilation, and you can have a cooler home.

The temperatures have started soaring. It's time to make some cool changes in order to transform your humble home into...

Give your home the desi look

Published on 19-Feb-2015
Tasteful: Indian decor is characterised by a vibrant colour palette.

When our own country has so many beautiful, traditional ideas for home decor, why do we look elsewhere? Natasha Menezes suggests we get back to...

Photo Gallery
Chief Minister Siddaramaiah at the inauguration of Emerging Manufacturing Entrepreneurs Resource Gro

Chief Minister Siddaramaiah at the inauguration of Emerging Manufacturing Entrepreneurs Resource Gro

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal meeting with a delegation of various Bar Associations of Delhi

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal meeting with a delegation of various Bar Associations of Delhi

BJP MP Jagadambika Pal celebrates Holi with TMC member Saugata Roy at Parliament

BJP MP Jagadambika Pal celebrates Holi with TMC member Saugata Roy at Parliament

A widow daubed in colours dances in the Holi celebrations organised by non-governmental organisation

A widow daubed in colours dances in the Holi celebrations organised by non-governmental organisation

Students of a gurukul take a water conservation pledge and also pay tribute to swine flu victims

Students of a gurukul take a water conservation pledge and also pay tribute to swine flu victims

Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu celebrates holi with traditional artistes

Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu celebrates holi with traditional artistes

Ireland's George Dockrell is bowled for 25 runs by South Africa's Morne Morkel to end their Cricket

Ireland's George Dockrell is bowled for 25 runs by South Africa's Morne Morkel to end their Cricket

The debris is being cleared after landslides on Jammu-Srinagar Jammu National Highway

The debris is being cleared after landslides on Jammu-Srinagar Jammu National Highway

Artist staged a play Visa Nirikshaneyelliddaga at the inauguration of Dalita Natakotsava

Artist staged a play Visa Nirikshaneyelliddaga at the inauguration of Dalita Natakotsava

Badly damaged road in Bengaluru

Badly damaged road in Bengaluru

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