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Days in Cherapunjee

It was early evening as we stopped by Rityngkai, one of the few remaining colonial homes in Cherapunjee. A friend and I relaxed  with cups of  red tea after a day long hike, listening to tribal...

A Wedding In Chettinad

A sweeping path leads up to the sandstone laid front porch, called thinnai. For a brief moment, the guests’ murmurs abruptly change into whispers of delight. The aroma of freshly ground spices, the unmistakable scent...

Pen to paper- rediscovering letters

There is a nostalgic satisfaction in pressing flowers into personal journals and books. A sense of memory mixed with wonder strikes on finding a dried botanical, almost perfect even in death, made timeless within the...

Market Finds

A jostling crowd intertwined with smells, sounds and sights of  fruit, flowers, vegetables, meat, hawking limericks, the excited chatter of women, irritable children, familiar bargaining ploys and a consistent stream of colour - these are...

Imperfection and work

The art of storytelling can be found  in more than just words on paper; it is found in conversations wrapped in camaraderie, in interiors steeped in meaning and tradition and in the handwork of remote communities...

Decorating with Dried Plants

Before Delhi lost many of it's older homes with gardens in the front and back to the 'modern' wall to wall structures of the contemporary builder who cemented fertile land, people grew fruits and vegetables...

Anasuya & Newley’s Home in Delhi

We're on Design Sponge! It’s  the perfect end to a project that's been nothing but wonderful from the start.Anasuya and Newley were fantastic clients and the house they moved into had SO much potential-- a...

Ziro

It takes five hours to reach Ziro from Itanagar, the capital of Arunachal Pradesh. The calm, stillness of the valley after being shaken in a loud, reverberating diesel vehicle was particularly striking as we descended...