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………..

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 !

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

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

Mono Materials : Design impact with use of minimal materials.

Paired down and clean. The popularity of using single materials in interior spaces is growing. The effects are dramatic and soothing at the same time.David Chipperfield‘s design for the Valentino store in New York is a beautiful example of minimal materials for high impact and drama.two main materials : stone and Grey Palladiana Terrazzo stairs and a series of ramps connect spaces chunks of marble blocks … Continue reading Mono Materials : Design impact with use of minimal materials.

Mumbai Happenings: SARITA HANDA is finally here !!

 entry : Jan 12, 2015  This is a feel good space! You walk in and immediately you forget about the chaos,noise and clutter of Mumbai. The store has been so tastefully put together that you immediately feel a part of the lifestyle that is on offer.Every nook and corner is just so tempting and inviting.  The store is packed with color and texture and lots of chevron pattern(my favorite kind … Continue reading Mumbai Happenings: SARITA HANDA is finally here !!

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

VIGNETTES, simple inspiration

create a little spot somewhere in your home or your office,  that makes you smile every time you look at it 🙂  images via : sunday-suppers.com , chic-vouge-chanel.tumblr.com,  afadedpalette.blogspot.se housedoctordk.blogspot.in , lamaisondannag.blogspot.in , lamaisondannag.blogspot.in, http://www.thelennoxx.com , theeffortlesschic.com , housedoctordk.blogspot.in ,stilinspiration.blogspot.in lamaisondannag.blogspot.in Continue reading VIGNETTES, simple inspiration

Being Graphic

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A New York apartment !

Love this super chic and stylish apartment of Ferebee Taube  (founder of FEYT.com 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 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 !

Interior Design by Justine Hugh Jones

I am totally crushing on the work of Justine Hugh Jones.I adore  this style of design. All her work has a welcoming,lived in and homey feeling, yet it’s executed with masses of detail and precision. The eclectic quality of these spaces appeals to me the most and no room is ever too “DONE”. I especially love the balanced use of texture and layers in all … Continue reading Interior Design by Justine Hugh Jones