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Should elderly patients be sent home from the hospital to recover? Some doctors think so

Should elderly patients be sent home from the hospital to recover? Some doctors think so

When 86-year-old Carol Wittwer took a taxi to the emergency room, she expected to be admitted to the hospital. She didn’t anticipate being asked if she cooks for herself. If she has friends in her high-rise. Or if she could spell lunch backward. Wittwer’s care is part of a new approach to older patients as [...]

February 5, 2018 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on Should elderly patients be sent home from the hospital to recover? Some doctors think so

Are these 10 common home remedies effective cures or myths? We find out

Are these 10 common home remedies effective cures or myths? We find out

In India, chances are, for every health issue you face, there’s a home remedy that will supposedly cure you. Whether it’s a fever or a pimple, there are multiple treatments professed by various zealous people. But are they all old wives’ tales or are they backed by science? We ran some common, popular beliefs by [...]

February 2, 2018 Loknath Das Health Comments Off on Are these 10 common home remedies effective cures or myths? We find out

Auction Preview: HOME & INTERIORS at Bonhams, Edinburgh, Nov 15

Auction Preview: HOME & INTERIORS at Bonhams, Edinburgh, Nov 15

What: HOME & INTERIORS Where: Bonhams, 22 Queen St, Edinburgh EH2 1JX, UK When: 15 November, 10.00Am GMT Public Viewing: November 14, 10:00am – 04:00pm, November 15, 09:00am – 10:00pm Top lots of the sale: – Julius Heinrich Hähnel (German, 1823-1909) – A Wild Boar, 1880. Signed ‘J. Haehnel, fc. 1880’, and ‘gegossen Lauchnamer’ (Cast in Lauchnamer), bronze with [...]

November 14, 2017 Loknath Das Home Deco Comments Off on Auction Preview: HOME & INTERIORS at Bonhams, Edinburgh, Nov 15

1800s toy factory finds new life as luxury home with its own race car shop: Cool Spaces

1800s toy factory finds new life as luxury home with its own race car shop: Cool Spaces

An 1878 toy factory has been given a new life as a luxurious residence, complete with its own race car shop and a 65-foot glass wall that overlooks a park. The converted Wolverine tin toy factory sits tucked away among other historic properties on the North Side of Pittsburgh, including department store magnate Edgar Kaufmann’s Romanesque-style townhouse next door. Brick sidewalks and street [...]

November 14, 2017 Loknath Das Home Deco Comments Off on 1800s toy factory finds new life as luxury home with its own race car shop: Cool Spaces

The treasure-filled Florida home of Design Miami founder Craig Robins

The treasure-filled Florida home of Design Miami founder Craig Robins

If Miami is the Magic City, Craig Robins is its tireless conjurer. As founder and chief executive of the real estate company Dacra, Robins has been pulling off seemingly impossible feats since the late 1980s. He transformed the moribund art deco neighbourhood of South Beach into a glittering destination. More recently he has turned the [...]

November 14, 2017 Loknath Das Home Deco Comments Off on The treasure-filled Florida home of Design Miami founder Craig Robins

This home décor line gives you a tour of world cultures

This home décor line gives you a tour of world cultures

Perenne Design delves into world cultures for inspiration, for an interesting backstory is slightly more pivotal to it rather than simple aesthetic appeal. Roused by European art forms from the early 1900s—Celtic Art, Art Deco and Modernism—Perenne Design sets itself apart with geometric and asymmetric décor forms.Their upcoming collection, for instance, is a contemporary take on Wabi Sabi, origami [...]

October 17, 2017 Loknath Das Real Estate Comments Off on This home décor line gives you a tour of world cultures

HOME TOUR: $675,000 Northeast side Art Deco design is one of just a few in Indianapolis

HOME TOUR: $675,000 Northeast side Art Deco design is one of just a few in Indianapolis

Among the many styles of architecture in the Brendonwood neighborhood is “Windsweep”, a magnificent example of Art Deco design. Windsweep is an art deco home designed by the nationally recognized architect, Leslie Ayres. It was built in 1946 and is located at 5845 Highfall Road. lt is the only art deco designed home in the neighborhood [...]

October 3, 2017 Loknath Das Home Deco Comments Off on HOME TOUR: $675,000 Northeast side Art Deco design is one of just a few in Indianapolis

Effective and effortless design in a contemporary art deco home

Effective and effortless design in a contemporary art deco home

Acohesive, contemporary yet uncomplicated interior scheme distinguishes this recently extended art deco home. “The client wanted the interiors to appear as if an interior designer had not been engaged; nothing too styled, colour co-ordinated or heavily considered,” Amber Road co-director Yasmine Ghoniem says. The choice of furniture and fittings (a mix of old and locally made new [...]

October 3, 2017 Loknath Das Home Deco Comments Off on Effective and effortless design in a contemporary art deco home

Lighting hacks for your home

Lighting hacks for your home

A common misconception is that when it comes to home lighting, there’s not much to consider. As long as it lights up the house, you’re good. Wrong. You may also think that meticulous lighting is only needed for boutiques, restaurants, or photography. But did you know that your visual health, mood, concentration, decision making, and [...]

July 27, 2017 Loknath Das Home Deco Comments Off on Lighting hacks for your home

Elegant family home in a privileged Brighton locale

Elegant family home in a privileged Brighton locale

Here’s a quick test of whether a house is a “good family home”. Don’t ask the kids. Ask the grandkids. When the owners of this 1930s builder’s own home told the clan they were ready to downsize, the news met howls of protest from their 10 grandchildren. BRIGHTON \ 111 DENDY STREET AGENT \ Buxton 9592 8000 [...]

July 24, 2017 Loknath Das Home Deco Comments Off on Elegant family home in a privileged Brighton locale

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