BMC Software – Pune

As much as residential projects are fun and creative, so are corporate ones! When it comes to creating a productive and inspiring work environment, without compromising sleek, high-end decor, we do it all!

So while the opportunity came by from BMC Software, Pune, we were delighted to make it happen and gathered our skills! First and foremost, when considering interior design for any business type, there are a few points that should be taken into account. They  include functionality, brand identity, creativity and uniqueness, budget and schedule. After a few discussions with the BMC Software team, we understood their requirement. Small lead time to complete the project was the top priority. We had only 25 days to complete a 3000 sq ft of space with an addition of 56 workstations. So here is how we went through the project step by step…

Happy Team at BMC Software

Replicating Workstations

BMC believes in open seating. Their workstations were linear and they wanted us to replicate the design which was 5 years old. The interior market being so fast paced, doesn’t allow us to replicate something so old since trends change very fast. Despite the situation, we researched and tried and tested a bit and through experience, we could achieve the exact same design for them. Obviously, the shared space was divided through the use of partitions, giving everyone a bit of privacy and a chance to concentrate on the task at hand. At the same time, it’s very easy to peek over the separator in order to discuss something with a desk-mate.

Small Lead Time

Matching timeline in our profession is always a challenge. Despite the fact that the office was in working conditions, we managed to deliver the entire site 5 days prior to our promised date. Our team worked through the night and over weekends.

Reuse & Rework

To reduce the cost for the company, we used a lot of existing materials and even repaired and fixed things without damaging the existing set up.

Even though there are practical aspects had to be taken care of this corporate office space came out clean, smart, fashionable and comfortable!

Pat on the back from Mr. Shashank Bhushan CEO BMC Software

This project is a collaborative effort of Amit Laghate Contractors & Designers and Livelywood.
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TESTIMONIAL

Testimonial – BMC Software – Pune

Innovative Façade Designs – Pandit Javdekar Builders

When buildings are built, making them enticing is our job! We designers made this building and its façades a piece of art and gave it an awesome symphony of interaction. This building of Pandit Javdekar Builders helps uplift its surroundings by giving its residents an experience of visual pleasures & comfort.

The building envelope is a critical area of a building’s design. It is one of the most significant exterior elements or façades for building functionality. Façades and building envelopes not only form the outer skin of buildings, but also project image and creative intent. So here, we  gave solutions and layouts on staircase and landings, elevator cladding, main gate, and parking. In addition, we enhanced their lobby with features like statues and brick wall and indoor plants which beautified the building, making it inviting for its residents.

This aspect of designing is different from the mainstream interior design we professionals build in our scope. Making us unique and divergent in the our field.

This project was a collaborative effort of Livelywood & Amit Laghate Contractors & Designers. Its was also a delight to receive a testimonial from Mr. Rahul Pandit.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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TESTIMONIAL

Testimonial – Pandit Javadekar & Associates

Sports Cabinet for the Youngest Indian Iron Man

Ever since the kitchen pantries get organised, we move the next bit of the kids rooms which is the new leader for the the messiest, least organized space in the house. But here, with the Kudtarkars, the story is a bit different! Yohaan one of the youngest Ironman in India who is just 19,  needed to get a sports cabinet built in for his future feats. With his cycles, and fins and running gear, he needed something to be more organized and easy to access. But good news was, it got a major upgrade!!

Yohaan’s Medals from Marathons

So here we go… 3 cycles, a trainer, fins, accessories, weights, all his medals from marathons and many small things needed a place. Vertical bike storage was the best solution for an apartment of the Kudtarkars.  So we mounted hooks, brackets and other hardware only on studs to have most stuff on the walls.  The other things did need drawers to  arrange items in a more space-efficient way.

For inspiration, we’ve rounded up some elements of Iron Man in this cabinet! They were thoughtful enough to please any sophisticated design enthusiast, but even more importantly, this wall art gave a huge WOW factor!

And lastly a Before & After picture!

 

 

The Turkish Themed Farmhouse

A farmhouse getaway is like a vacation! Yet one needs to have a decor with which one resonates, carries a sense of belonging and obviously is beautiful and lovely to stay in.

 

This Turkey inspired farmhouse stands out and has a wow factor. One of it being the Iznik tiles. Original Turkish blue and turquoise tiles are hand painted and are suitable for bathrooms and kitchens as well as for decks, stairs raisers and floors. Here we used these to bring in this Moorish effect! Through out this home they gave an unusual mixture of delicate, ancient and bold graphic patterns that grab attention and provide a luxurious feel.

To get lost inside the Grand Bazaar in Istanbul is to immerse yourself in a sea of ​​stalls that offer all kinds of copper, brass, silver and other metal handwork. One sees large decorative platters, tea sets, spa bowls, lamps and lanterns, door handles, etc.  Brass has been on-trend for a long time and even today we believe it is here to stay. Hence we embraced a Turkish character and made interiors of this farmhouse  fresh and sophisticated with a touch of exoticism.

With their geometric designs and sophisticated blue-and-white motifs and brass handles even simple dressers have a power to be transformed into a stylish cabinet upgrading the decor of the rooms.

We also adorned this farmhouse with lamps which play a key role in the decor of this place. This certainly added to the Turkish flair .  This decor would certainly be incomplete without colourful lamps essentially made of glass and metal.

Wall hangings, throws, and table runners again feature heavy thread work and embroidery, each bright enough to act as a highlight. Here we mixed some Indian wall art of Mudras & faces with Antique patchwork  which served as excellent display pieces in a Turkish style decor.

With so many options to choose from, you can easily add a splash of Ottoman influence, this farmhouse can accommodate modular influences, which means you can keep adding touches over the years to ensure this home continues to evolve alongside the travels

Little Girl’s Nursery – Citrusy bright

Citrusy bright, full of cheerful touches, and almost tropical in its sunshiny intensity, here’s a super-colorful bedroom designed by us that gets everything right: cute wall art, well-loved stuffed animals, a bookcase, a quaint colourful play table and chair set. But it’s the greens, sunny yellow, blue and fuchsia pink palette that steals the show. It’s hard to find a better color combo for a little girl’s bedroom.

 

Not leaving out the functionality of this little room, your daughter’s homework assignments will grow right along with her. Every school-age child needs a desk for study time.

Also, the basic furniture will have no problem handling a more mature palette of brown, and the other accessories can be changed over time as the teen years arrive.

 

It’s no secret that this little girl’s nursery blooms in green and natural co,ours! The lushness of the plants perched in simple room makes this space look cozy and quirky! The accessories give an upbeat hues making this room not only nature themed but also playful!

 

Home Office – Chic & Contemporary

A home office off the living room can be concealed with a pocket door. Grey laminated cabinetry complements the living area finishes but makes the space unique.  A small, quiet, efficient office space for one that is perfect for this dynamic corporate trainer to do some self study while at home.

Though small it has a great deal of natural light and views out the lush trees outside the house.  A pocket door makes the office disappear when it’s time to entertain!

Small yet incredibly functional, this desk space is a comfortable, quiet place to catch up on home reading that she needs to do.

To keep it from feeling cramped or crowded, we complemented warm and cozy seating on the other end of the space. Where sometimes she sits in the comfy built-in chair with her book and relaxes. We added a splash of colour which gives a bit on a whimsy to the corner. She says everytime she sees it, she wants to take her book and settle in there!

 

While the office was intentionally designed into a tiny nook off the living room, we didn’t want it to feel small for Sayali  to use it. By keeping the base color palette light, taking cabinetry to the ceiling, incorporating open storage and maximizing natural light and a bright colour touch, the space feels cozy, and larger than it actually is.

TESTIMONIAL

Testimonial – Home Office – Chic & Contemporary

Classroom Interiors – Learners Edge

An attractively decorated and well-organized classroom can have a big positive impact on both you and your students. Coming in every day to a cheerful and attractive space will lift your mood and inspire your teaching. For students, the design elements you choose can help create a comfortable and safe learning environment.

Seating


Whether you have desks or tables, you’ll want to think through where to put the students for seatwork. Different instruction styles require different seating arrangements. Small groups of desks make it easier for collaboration. Here we have 2 sets of seating, one in a small and the other in a large classroom.

Distinct Areas


It may be helpful to create different areas within the classroom. For example, a classroom might feature learning centers, small and large group areas, music areas, multimedia spaces and of course, your teacher space. You can make these unique spaces serve special purposes. Here we have worked with globes and maps!

Decor


Students will enjoy learning in a space that they feel a part of.  You may want to cover every inch of walls, but too many words and images can be distracting or overwhelming to students so we have left spaces where students decorate it to their liking.. Décor should reinforce learning, not just be a distraction.

Movement


Research now proves that many children need extensive mobility while learning. Provide opportunities for children to move around throughout your classroom rather by visiting the different distinct areas hence we have kept ample space for kids to move and remain active.

As a teacher, your classroom often becomes your second home. We have tried to make these classrooms to make it an inviting, comfortable place to be and to teach.

Kid’s Twin Bedroom – The Superhero Décor

After the excitement of designing a beautiful nursery for your little bundle of joy, comes the realization that the ‘baby’ stage has flown by and you now have a toddler on your hands and then those little monster cute kids. Out goes the cot, and in comes a whole new set of needs, and decorative challenges, including a finger-painted feature you hadn’t bargained on. Hence we decided to renovate our twin’s bedroom with a superhero theme…The best part was both my son and daughter love the theme!

super hero posters

Themed roomed interiors sometimes can get tacky and hence the design should be inspiring and not overwhelming. Hence we introduced a superhero vibe by adding accents that make the room look tasteful and if the kids outgrow it, adapting the room will be easy.

Best Bunk Bed with Superhero theme

Study & Storage

So we started out with basics, we needed a bunk bed so that they get space to move around, they needed a desk, storage, bookshelves and a wardrobe.It was essential for my daughter specially to have things she can climb and hang from. Hence the bunk bed was not just designed to sleep, they gave her the feeling of being a superhero herself. With the lower bunk bed getting pulled out to be a double bed when needed the the upper bed to be the secret get away during the day for the kids, it worked perfect! To add the little glamour and extravagance of the superheros, we framed some posters with their famous quotes and through some cushions to add to the decor of the room.

Next was a desk for the duo with a blue push pin board and now, loads and loads of art work makes it way up there. They have a desk to write and tons of storage which I am proud to say remains clean for most part!

If you are a mum of a superhero to be, encourage them to be confident and fierce. If you say yes to create their space and make it exactly like they need it to be, its a world of inspiration for them. After all, is there anything better than being a sidekick to your own children?!

Twin Bedroom – Superhero Themed Decor in the making….

Blue Villa Mirror

The Blue Villa Mirror  is a part of this beautiful project called the Riot of Colour. It  makes a captivating addition to this style decor. This rectangular mirror has a distressed wooden frame with a rustic blue finish. It brings a beautiful relaxed look to the room.