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Gardens in a glass

Gardens in a glass

Imagine a world in a glass. The deep, dark earth, lush green plants and even tiny living beings all living and breathing in a bottle. This is not a modern-day Alice in Wonderland scene but terrariums or as horticulturist and gardeningentrepreneur Vrinda Keshavcalls it, “poetry in a glass”. It’s a mini-ecosystem that you can create [...]

January 25, 2017 Saheli Home Deco Comments Off on Gardens in a glass

Udupi: JP Lights opens second branch at Kadiyali

Udupi: JP Lights opens second branch at Kadiyali

Udupi, Jan 21: JP Lights opened its second branch of lighting showroom in city at Kadiyali, on Friday January 20. The showroom was inaugurated by George Menezes. Sri Laxmivarateertha Swamiji of Shiroor math set the formal function in motion by lighting the lamp. Fr Fred Mascarenhas, parish priest, Mother of Sorrows Church, Udupi blessed the [...]

January 21, 2017 Saheli Home Deco Comments Off on Udupi: JP Lights opens second branch at Kadiyali

Neanderthals liked decorating too: ‘Interesting’ rock was collected by one of our ancient cousins and placed inside a cave 130,000 years ago

Neanderthals liked decorating too: ‘Interesting’ rock was collected by one of our ancient cousins and placed inside a cave 130,000 years ago

They have long been dismissed as primitive and unintelligent brutes. But now, an ‘interesting’ stone has added to mounting evidence that Neanderthals had their own relatively sophisticated culture and may have cherished symbolic objects. Researchers discovered a brown piece of split limestone in a site in Croatia that suggests a Neanderthal collected it 130,000 years [...]

January 21, 2017 Saheli Home Deco Comments Off on Neanderthals liked decorating too: ‘Interesting’ rock was collected by one of our ancient cousins and placed inside a cave 130,000 years ago

Looking for a fresh start?

Looking for a fresh start?

Trend forecasting, isn’t just about staying ahead of the design curve, it helps you plan in advance with the right colours, motifs, patterns, textures and materials. With our frenzied lifestyles and busy schedules, 2017 will be all about calming and soothing interior spaces. New technologies and innovations are changing our world so fast that we [...]

January 21, 2017 Saheli Home Deco Comments Off on Looking for a fresh start?

BRIEF-Dong Yi Ri Sheng Home Decoration Group to buy 5.3 pct stake in tech firm for 10 mln yuan

BRIEF-Dong Yi Ri Sheng Home Decoration Group to buy 5.3 pct stake in tech firm for 10 mln yuan

* Says it to invest 10 million yuan in a Beijing-based tech firm and to hold 5.3 percent stake in it after investment Source text in Chinese: goo.gl/1IeoLl Further company Coverage: (Beijing Headline News) [Source:-Reuters] [...]

January 21, 2017 Saheli Home Deco Comments Off on BRIEF-Dong Yi Ri Sheng Home Decoration Group to buy 5.3 pct stake in tech firm for 10 mln yuan

Semi-Detached House from the 1950’s Remodeled by Amitzi Architects

Semi-Detached House from the 1950’s Remodeled by Amitzi Architects

An existing single-story, semi-detached house from the 1950’s was remodeled by Amitzi Architects and added a second story to accommodate a family of five. The house, which follows the shape of the plot, is long and narrow, and apart from the entrance door, the street facade is almost windowless. Toilettes on the ground floor and [...]

January 18, 2017 Saheli Home Deco Comments Off on Semi-Detached House from the 1950’s Remodeled by Amitzi Architects

Luminous Restaurant Space by Zones Design

Luminous Restaurant Space by Zones Design

This luminous restaurant space located in Hubei Sheng, China and designed by Zones Design offers not only contemporary atmosphere but also a play of juxtapositions. Two floors of light modern design combine the warmth of the wooden structures with the industrial influence of raw concrete, dark metal frames, and artistic tiles arrangement. The ground floor [...]

January 18, 2017 Saheli Home Deco Comments Off on Luminous Restaurant Space by Zones Design

Residential Villa with Sea View by Ecoing

Residential Villa with Sea View by Ecoing

The residential villa B&R, located by the sea and designed for a Belgian family by Ecoing, has been developed in conjunction with the well laid-out surroundings and follows the terrain of various heights, balanced by constructed retaining walls of 0.8 to 3 m high. The villa’s architecture is presented as a playful white block opened [...]

January 18, 2017 Saheli Home Deco Comments Off on Residential Villa with Sea View by Ecoing

After the holidays: a great time to rethink your decor

After the holidays: a great time to rethink your decor

The days after the holiday guests have gone home and the decorations have been put away can be clarifying. Suddenly, rooms that have been crowded with people and gifts have empty space and breathing room. There’s something about the quiet weeks after New Year’s that can be perfect for rethinking basics like the location of [...]

January 13, 2017 Saheli Home Deco Comments Off on After the holidays: a great time to rethink your decor

Make creative use of mirrors in your home décor

Make creative use of mirrors in your home décor

Apart from telling you that you look beautiful everyday, mirrorscan be used creatively at strategic points in the house to enhance the decor. Here are some ways to use them in a creative manner. Add sparkle to your cooking Mirrors in the kitchen can attract grease and grime, so use themUse lean mirrors instead of [...]

January 13, 2017 Saheli Home Deco Comments Off on Make creative use of mirrors in your home décor

What’s your home decor dilemma?

What’s your home decor dilemma?

Sometimes making a decor or renovation decision is simply not simple. Which paint colour works best? Which floor covering looks best and is within budget? If you’re great at taking an idea and rolling with it, lucky you. If you’re not and you want a second, third or 10th opinion then Stuff readers are ready [...]

January 13, 2017 Saheli Home Deco Comments Off on What’s your home decor dilemma?

Green Apartment by Special Project Venediktov

Green Apartment by Special Project Venediktov

Oleksii Venediktov a designer and architect from Special Project Venediktov, has reorganized the space of an apartment to create a new home for a young family. The apartment is situated on the 30th floor of one of the highest buildings in Kiev, its panoramic windows open a spectacular view of the city and the Dnieper River. [...]

January 8, 2017 Saheli Home Deco Comments Off on Green Apartment by Special Project Venediktov