Mumbai Happenings- Art

It was a happy accident today when I came across a beautifully curated art exhibition by Rukshaan Krishna. The Baroda March is an event that happens every  year in March and first began in 2008. On display is a combination of watercolours , mixed media, etchings, bronze and wood sculptures and much more. The ideas and techniques are fresh and exciting, I found the works to be … Continue reading Mumbai Happenings- Art

May flower Abstract !

The usual Mumbai story of buildings being boarded up to be fixed and for maintenance resulted in  the creations of random lovely art works for me. The initial dread, claustrophobia and panic at the thought of no natural light for 3 months, meant substituting ugly plywood sheets for transparent acrylic ones. As time went on the cement splatter, scratches, wear and tear created their own beautiful abstract patterns.The scaffolding, thick … Continue reading May flower Abstract !

spaces,flowers, food and fashion

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New in Mumbai – Ministry of New !

I first saw this space a couple of months ago , i was there for an Art exhibition. I immediately loved the space the volume the decor and of course the exhibition that was on at the time. My images are all from the exhibition evening but if you go to their website  https://ministryofnew.wordpress.com you can see photos of an extremely tastefully designed space that would … Continue reading New in Mumbai – Ministry of New !

Tadao Ando – Mexico

Love this stunning concrete campus for mexico’s Casa Wabi foundation designed by the Pritzker award winning architect Tadao Ando. It highlights all the key elements of design that have are synonymous with architects work.Concrete, geometry, light and shadow, a seamless movement through interior and exterior spaces as well as mixing traditional spirit with contemporary essence.I love how the strong stark linear walls are softened by … Continue reading Tadao Ando – Mexico

SRI LANKA – part 4 AMANGALLA and Villa Bentota

A peak inside ….  AMANGALLA  – 10 Church Street,Fort,Galle, Sri Lanka The Library   Love this cupboard in the corridor.   bedroom shutters I want …. Tamil for “please clean my room”   One of the best lunches!! VILLA BENTOTA A boutique hotel by the Paradise Road owners. MOHOTTI WALAUWA 138/18 – 138/22 Galle Road, Bentota, Sri Lanka hands and legs, reflections !     Continue reading SRI LANKA – part 4 AMANGALLA and Villa Bentota

BRUTALISM – Paulo Mendes da Rocha

Paulo Mendes da Rocha the creator of my favorite chair (the Paulistano) has at the age of 83 has just helped the current owner in reviving one of the buildings that he built in the 1960’s.  This cliff top house, is a perfect example of Paulista, the local school of brutalism  that he championed in the 1950’s and 60’s images via http://www.interiordesign.net/ The building is voluminous and … Continue reading BRUTALISM – Paulo Mendes da Rocha

Dubai Diary

My Dubai Diary, better late than never ! This is from my week there at end of March.Lots to do and lots to see…DESIGN DAYS DUBAI Is all about collectible and limited edition pieces of furniture and objects. It’s a mix of international established artists and galleries as well up-coming design from around the world.( march 2015 ) Spotted…….JAN KATH CARPETS,  just beautiful! ART DUBAI My favorites works … Continue reading Dubai Diary

Ceramic Artist – Hitomi Hosono

Divinity In Creation! These unbelievably beautiful pieces of work are by Hitomi Hosono, London based ceramic artist who creates intricately detailed botanical ceramic sculptures.  Born and raised in Japan she creates her detailed porcelain all from memory. Blooming foliage, leaves and flowers as well as collected memories of nature from her own childhood in japan, where her family runs a small rice farm. Her inspiration and process… ‘I … Continue reading Ceramic Artist – Hitomi Hosono

FOCUS on Jaime Hayon !

My first introduction to the work of JAMIE HAYON was here with the RO chair(which I love). Now we look further into his portfolio of work.From product design, to interior design to, and works of art, he is considered one of the 100 most relevant creators of our time  and he has been listed as one of the most influential creators of the last decade. He is … Continue reading FOCUS on Jaime Hayon !

Takashi Tomo-Oka [photography]

  Artist photographer Takashi Tomo-oka‘s work is about  stillness and restraint.His subject is mainly flowers  and plants, and begins with a patient study of the  shape of a plant as it grows.Watching how a stem curves,  how a bloom opens.He then makes a sketch,  creating a diagram of how he wants the plant  to look as a photograph,accounting for the ample white  space that gives his images their modern edge.  … Continue reading Takashi Tomo-Oka [photography]

Bachelor Pad

I came across this apartment at sketch42blog and and just had to share it.  It’s a bachelor pad if you please. I just love the colors, the art, these amazing dining chairs and of course the lamp above the Tulip dining table. a bold graphic wall, so simple yet so effective………….  love these coffee tables , don’t you ? photos via  sketch42blog.com  Continue reading Bachelor Pad