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The Elegance of Birds

Birds in India—visiting or endemic are elegant, majestic and come in poised hues of a plentiful variety. I have, on occasion, accompanied birders on their trips and become enthralled by the sheer beauty of birds...

garden, flowers, shortbread cookies, india, natural

Flower Pressed Shortbread Cookies

We've written about our love for the home garden before.  Naturally then, when a friend shared these pictures of  garden-flower pressed, short bread cookies, the idea resonated  and  had to be  passed on. These flower pressed,...

Half Painted Walls, beautiful interior design, India, Bangalore, traditional, vernacular, natural interiors, kota stone

Half Painted Walls

Amidst the refreshing new ideas of beautiful interior design in the modern world today, an old Indian custom stands out—half-painted walls. Traditional homes, across the Indian landscape, would have dual colour walls—a different shade on...

indian, interior design, natural, decoration, delhi

Depth

A word mostly used in paradoxical rarity or abundance—depth is the hallmark of elegant simplicity. Although, linguistically defined as a quality of intensity or extremity, depth can be found in the elaborate glass stained windows...

home, garden, natural, living, delhi, interiors

Home Gardens in the City

Home gardens are wonderful things. Modest or grand, they're places of calm retreat- patches of land that connect us to the earth and a natural way of living. Featured here is a back garden in...

Interior Design, Delhi, Vintage, Handicrafts

Interior Design in Delhi: Mohanjeet

Ever so often we're approached by older clients in Delhi that need our services  with  interior design. These are clients who leave carefully tended old houses to move into convenient, contemporary apartments.  A visit to...

Interior Design Palette Inspiration Delhi

Design Inspiration from Mehrauli

  Delhi inspires- even at the peak of an inhospitable summer. In the  heat induced quietude, Delhi still offers bounties of beauty. The Amaltas, Jarul and Gulmohar are in blazing bloom, wayside Bougainvillea and hedging now...

mountain arts, himalayas, natural living

Lost Mountain Arts

In the peak of summer, one is always drawn to the cooling, calm embrace of the mountains. Tall pines, grand oak trees lopped by sturdy hill-women and the awe of snow peaks on the horizon....