Soul Travel – Leh part 1

A journey to Leh / ladakh is the sort of journey that changes you as a person. It’s unforgettable with it’s ever changing multi coloured, stark and piercingly  beautiful landscape. The softness and gentleness of the people. It invites you to question and realign your sense of self in all the vastness that inspires awe at every turn. It’s majestic and otherworldly and should be … Continue reading Soul Travel – Leh part 1

Agean Sea, Perivolas hideaway contd………..

Here is the second property, 300 year-old caves that were once the homes of local fishermen and farmers.With the help of native craftsmen and using the local stone this historical setting has been gradually transformed into blissful getaway!  visit for more information  http://www.perivolas.gr/about-us/       Continue reading Agean Sea, Perivolas hideaway contd………..

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

Weekend Escape !

What better way to beat the scorching summer heat of Mumbai than to spend time with friends at their beautiful home in Ali Baug. A home built painstakingly with a passion for design, detail and warm hospitality. Here the greenery, plants and trees are just as important as the home! 6 dogs 2 cats  1 baby  lots of friends and lots of laughs !! All … Continue reading Weekend Escape !

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

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

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

SRI LANKA – part 3 The Beach , Ahungalla

5 days at the beach. Bliss and peace. We had the entire Sri Lankan and Australian cricket teams staying at our hotel,with half the Sri Lankan army camping out on the beach (to protect the teams of course ) The beaches were spotless, the pool was private. We lunched at the Aman Galla(my dream hotel)and dined at the Paradise road – Villa Bentota. The food … Continue reading SRI LANKA – part 3 The Beach , Ahungalla

SRI LANKA – part 2 , Hill Country, Nurelia

Our next stop was central Sri Lanka and the misty hills of ‘Nurelia’ or Nuwara Eliya. We ended up staying at a terrible hotel, but spent a fabulous day at theTea Factory. When this tea factory was built on the Hethersett Plantation it was regarded, as a remarkable work of engineering. It was eventually closed down in 1973 and beautifully restored and transformed into a … Continue reading SRI LANKA – part 2 , Hill Country, Nurelia

SRI LANKA – part 1 Kandalama

(august 2011) Holiday in Sri Lanka  part 1: KANDALAMA Heritance kandalama, Sigiriya rock, Dambulla caves After contemplating several locations, countries and destinations for a quick relaxing holiday, we ended up fixing on Sri Lanka. Needless to say the country is amazing, the people are lovely and the food was superb. All in all the holiday was brilliant. Our first stop was Heritance Kandalama a hotel … Continue reading SRI LANKA – part 1 Kandalama