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


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 peak inside THE ROW , LA Store Design

Understated,elegant,refined and luxurious. While the space looks like a home  it is definitely a retail space. I like the restrained color palette and design. This is the first retail space for the brand. It is housed in mid-century building with  a courtyard pool. A lot of the furniture in the store(Jean Prouvé,Fortuny,Poul Kjaerholm and Paul McCobb)is for sale. Alongside shoes by Manolo Blahnik. Their work ……… The famous 39.000$ back pack in Alligator … Continue reading A peak inside THE ROW , LA Store Design


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Being Graphic

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FALAKNUMA PALACE a stunning revival !

A painstaking 10 year restoration process has revived this amazing Palace !A romantic destination if ever there was one. Falak-numa which translated means “Like the Sky” or “Mirror of the Sky” is truly dreamy…..  Brining it back to it’s original grandeur was led by princess Asra jah, the first wife of the VII nizam. The Library : has a walnut carved roof and is a replica of the … Continue reading FALAKNUMA PALACE a stunning revival !

Supah Stylish : Elin Kling

The serene home Elin Kling ………… Who is ELIN KLING ?   She is a former model turned blogger and fashion journalist. She is Scandinavian.  She is a stylist and savvy business woman  She is a designer and an entrepreneur She is  co-founder of Fashion Networks International and the  the owner of Nowmanifest – One of the world’s leading online platforms for … Continue reading Supah Stylish : Elin Kling


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Interior Transformation ! Paola Navone

From  silkworm farm, and then a tobacco drying plant  we get this !!A beautifully crafted home by Paola Navone. Look at all the details , the tiles , the texture, masses of white with shades of grey and ocher. Industrial , casual , country and chic !   via via : via elle decor  photos(C)Maz Zambelli  via Dwell photos by Wichmann + Bendtsen    Continue reading Interior Transformation ! Paola Navone

SWING it ……

The swing is an essential part of the home for a lot of Bombayites! Sadly they tend to all be pretty much the same, mostly carved and quite ethnic not terribly interesting.They are almost always placed in the balcony or the living room.I’ve never been a huge fan of this particular piece of furniture in homes  in the city ,BUT i do love them in … Continue reading SWING it ……

A New York apartment !

Love this super chic and stylish apartment of Ferebee Taube  (founder of an online fashion styling website) It’s the perfect combination of style and comfort, a mix of mid-century and contemporary design. Love the Massimo Vitali photograph, i need to get one! Child friendly and super chic ! Beautiful colors through the entire apartment. Continue reading A New York apartment !

A Paris Apartment !

This whole space is Devine, but my favorites I think are the bathroom, kitchen and library !  all images via 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 !

feeling a little ……..

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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