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 !

A peak inside – Edward Theater

A peak inside the old Edward Theater at Kalbadevi. I remember coming here as a child and even then it seemed like a secret hidden spot in bustling Mumbai. Eggshell blue and white the building has somehow miraculously survived in our built up crazy metropolis. There is a charm to this theater that was built in the 1800’s it still functions as a cinema but has the … Continue reading A peak inside – Edward Theater

Interior Refurbishment – Hospitality

Terttulia – Restaurant and Bar,Pune Refurbishment project to revive and re energize a 6 year old restaurant. To let more light in to the inside dining area and refresh the tapas bar space. Change lighting, upholstery re create a new ambience ! BEFORE ………………………………………………………   AFTER………………………………………………………… capiz shell lights – made to order ! All images copyright © priya gaekwar 2015     Continue reading Interior Refurbishment – Hospitality

24 Hours in Lucknow -guest blogger

24 Hours in Lucknow… By Akshita Phoolka Guest Blogger I recently went to Lucknow to visit an aunt who moved there a few years ago. As most towns in India’s hinterland- UP go, I half expected Lucknow to be shabby, hot and boring and while the heat was soaring, Lucknow was anything but shabby and boring, Infact my 24 hours there were so packed with … Continue reading 24 Hours in Lucknow -guest blogger

Editorial Styling

Print campaign for Mahendra Doshi.This was their first foray into advertising. A company that began in Mumbai in 1974,that synonymous for some of the finest antiques period furniture and artifacts in the country.They curate , refurbish and painstakingly restore pieces and in special cases craft-to-order reproductions. categories : Art Deco, Dining, Shabby Chic, Rare Woods,trunks and boxes, Period Furniture. ART DECO DINING SHABBY CHIC RARE WOODS … Continue reading Editorial Styling

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

Tom Ford +Tadao Ando = A Ranch in Santa Fe

Tom Ford the prolific American designer   enlisted one of the world’s greatest architects to design  his New Mexico dream home – a sprawling, luxe ranch. The result is a palatial wonderland with  sweeping landscapes, genius play of light and shadow, vast,minimal,quiet and  serene… The images have been shot by © Guido Mocafico  and first appeared in Vogue Paris and GQ Australia   Don’t miss this interview by  Lisa … Continue reading Tom Ford +Tadao Ando = A Ranch in Santa Fe

A home in Perth

I had to share this space that i came across.  It’s the Perth home of the couple who own the store “World of EMPIRE” in Australia ! The store looks great and the products are fabulous, but I really love these images of their home. All the mid century details and touches.It’s authentic,vibrant and a eclectic. The heaviness of the wood that is balanced by lots … Continue reading A home in Perth

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

Design in Delhi : INDIA DESIGN 2015

Late post from February …    INDIA DESIGN 2015  Delhi played host to the annual Indian Design Week put together by Ogaan (publishers of Elle Decor and Elle). Brilliantly organized, this was a platform for creators of design and consumers of design  to come together under one roof. Also a great platform to spot young and upcoming Indian talent.    Part of the event is The … Continue reading Design in Delhi : INDIA DESIGN 2015

MUMBAI HAPPENINGS – SCOT SCHUMAN in CONVERSATION

Scot Schuman is in Mumbai. Elle India and Bungalow 8 hosted an event last night for bloggers to come in and listen to and chat with the creator of the infamous blog The Sartorialist. An interesting event with answers that were honest, insightful and candid.   glimpses of the charming store  Bungalow 8 Mumbai    FYI  Maithili Ahluwaila the founder of Bungalow 8  as shot by … Continue reading MUMBAI HAPPENINGS – SCOT SCHUMAN in CONVERSATION

A Paris Apartment !

This whole space is Devine, but my favorites I think are the bathroom, kitchen and library !  all images via yatzer.com This is the  home of Patrick Gilles & Dorothée Boissier of the  architecture & design firm Gilles & Boissier.Their projects are amazing, they do homes, restaurants, hotels and stores,from The Grand hotel Housmann Paris,to the Mandarin Oriental Mararakesh. The commercial spaces include Moncler (7 of them around the … Continue reading A Paris Apartment !

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 !

FOCUS ON Jamie Hayon : part 1

 Jamie Hayon chose the name “Ro”  for it’s meaning, tranquility in Danish!  via design-district.gr information from Republic of Fritz Hansen:(via dezeen.com) The world-renowned Spanish designer Jaime Hayon has worked together with Republic of Fritz Hansen to create today’s answer to tomorrow’s easy chair. A chair where you can find room for your inner space and take a break from the hectic bustle of everyday life. The chair … Continue reading FOCUS ON Jamie Hayon : part 1

Agean Sea, Perivolas hideaway

Location: Greece, Island of Therassia There are two hotels here owned and designed by Costis Psychas which are my current obsession! 1) Perivolas hideaway (the converted pumice stone warehouse) 2) Perivolas Oia Santorini,300 year old converted caves, which were the homes of local farmers and fishermen. This building was originally a warehouse built for a pumice mine. Part of the building was built in the water … Continue reading Agean Sea, Perivolas hideaway