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REDEFINING LUXURY HOMES

REDEFINING LUXURY HOMES

Author of (Luxury redefined, Harper Collins) and self-taught interior designer Ryan Korban’s style is both timeless and dramatic. His aesthetics makes him one of the most sought after decorator in New York. Past work involved working alongside Alexander Wang to design Balenciaga’s 2013 flagship store in SoHo, and imagining apartment’s décor for movie stars such as [...]

July 22, 2017 Loknath Das Home Deco Comments Off on REDEFINING LUXURY HOMES

Heal in the shade of the lamp

Heal in the shade of the lamp

Do you remember the song of long ago, The Lamp Lighting Time by Marty Robbins? There’s a lamp shining bright in a cabin In a window it’s shinin’ for me And I know that my mother is prayin’ For the boy she is longing to see… The song takes you to an old wooden cabin far away, [...]

July 21, 2017 Loknath Das Home Deco Comments Off on Heal in the shade of the lamp

How a green lifestyle can cool your house

How a green lifestyle can cool your house

In today’s hi-tech world, living an environmentally responsible lifestyle is in no way easy. Modern luxuries have left mother earth sapped of its resources and beauty. The key to healthy life lies in identification and implementation of practical ways through which we can save the environment. Consider reduce, reuse and recycle as much as possible, [...]

July 21, 2017 Loknath Das Home Deco Comments Off on How a green lifestyle can cool your house

Home beautiful: Be monsoon ready!

Home beautiful: Be monsoon ready!

When summer comes, monsoon is never far behind. It’s beginning to rain, and soon it will be monsoon. But monsoon need not be all about damp and gloomy days. There are many things you can splurge on to sparkle up your days before the rain hits and dark clouds loom over. As it may not [...]

July 21, 2017 Loknath Das Home Deco Comments Off on Home beautiful: Be monsoon ready!

Use old bottles to add greenery to your home

Use old bottles to add greenery to your home

This time, let the popular adage read, ‘new idea in an old bottle’. For, the unused bottles you might have wanted to throw away can actually be used to enhance the green quotient in your home. Simply place a plant or long-stemmed flowers in a bright coloured bottle on your desk or by the window [...]

July 4, 2017 Loknath Das Home Deco Comments Off on Use old bottles to add greenery to your home

Making room for the baby

Making room for the baby

Don’t let your kid’s personal space be an afterthought. Here’s how to get started: Recently, Bollywood’s favourite promoter of nepotism got his babies home to a swanky and pristine-white nursery designed by friend Gauri Khan. A child’s nursery is not just any other room; they are well thought out spaces for the child to call [...]

June 30, 2017 Loknath Das Home Deco Comments Off on Making room for the baby

12 ways to make your home healthy

12 ways to make your home healthy

  While you pay extra attention to your health in order to keep sickness at bay, is your homealso healthy? You might not even realize that your house could be a breeding ground for germs, which could lead to a number of ailments. Here’s what you could be doing wrong… 1. Slouching while watching TV [...]

May 30, 2017 Loknath Das Home Deco Comments Off on 12 ways to make your home healthy

Original art deco home of Betts shoe empire family for sale in Perth for $3m-plus

Original art deco home of Betts shoe empire family for sale in Perth for $3m-plus

With a room just for shoes, a converted ballroom and a wine cellar known as the Pinot Room, the Menora mansion once owned by the family behind the Betts shoe empire is on the market, showing off all the splendour of days gone by. With its art deco opulence and furnished with Gatsby-inspired decor, the [...]

May 26, 2017 Loknath Das Home Deco Comments Off on Original art deco home of Betts shoe empire family for sale in Perth for $3m-plus

Colorful Art Deco home with lake views asks $250K

Colorful Art Deco home with lake views asks $250K

We love those curved walls.Photos courtesy of Guerilla Realty Have a nomination for a jaw-dropping listing that would make a mighty fine House of the Day? Get thee to the tipline and send us your suggestions. We’d love to see what you’ve got. Location: Baltimore, Maryland Price: $250,000 This chipper Art Deco-style home was designed [...]

May 25, 2017 Loknath Das Home Deco Comments Off on Colorful Art Deco home with lake views asks $250K

Bedroom space-saving ideas for newlywed couples

Bedroom space-saving ideas for newlywed couples

  A wedding in the family means adjusting a new member into the house. The first step to this adjustment is creating the space. Constructing a new section of the house or turning a bachelor pad into a master bedroom for a growing family of a newlywed couple can be an unenviable task. Experts from [...]

May 23, 2017 Loknath Das Home Deco Comments Off on Bedroom space-saving ideas for newlywed couples

Closet organisers for a spacious home

Closet organisers for a spacious home

There’s nothing worse than having all your belongings stuffed in the cupboard or stacking newspapers and books on the table. To make your home look clutter-free and large, try using organisers which are portable and quite handy too. Use hanging bags You can use these bags to keep your books, DVDs and other materials together [...]

May 17, 2017 Loknath Das Home Deco Comments Off on Closet organisers for a spacious home

Art Deco Pac Heights penthouse asks $8.2 million

Art Deco Pac Heights penthouse asks $8.2 million

Photos courtesy of Joseph Lucier, Sotheby’s The top-floor unit at 1940 Broadway in Pacific Heights is on offer for a staggering $8.2 million, a sum liable to give house hunters a touch of vertigo even before they ascend to the penthouse level. The ad for the three-bed, two-and-a-half bath, 2,900-square-foot condo frames it as a [...]

May 12, 2017 Loknath Das Home Deco Comments Off on Art Deco Pac Heights penthouse asks $8.2 million