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

Ethnic Home – Blingy, Bright & Bold

Nothing shouts diversity louder than India. The country with its diversity and vibrant colour just invoke an amazing blissful feeling in us. We all know how colourful and spicy the Indian traditions are. So when it comes to interior decors, this is what we implemented in this beautiful home of the Iyers!

There are a lot of ways to decorate homes and a home being a reflection of oneself is the best! This home is decorated with the the collection of beautiful pieces of art and vintage furniture by the Iyers!

Curating an impeccably composed wall with the most intricate art forms from India reflects the opulent culture and heritage of the country! Since the Iyers are ardent collectors of such various forms of art, what fun it was to design a perfect gallery which fits in so well in the living space!

Nothing adds personality and color quite like a gallery wall. We displayed a collection of handmade Indian artwork and added an array of ornate variations of green TV unit and a vintage trunk and a grandfather clock to mix things up!

Pairing a recreated vintage shoe cabinet adorned with antiques crass objects is a true charm to the space! the best part about the brass is that it goes well with all colours so deep distressed green is what we chose for this cabinet! its dressed up with antique knobs and decoratives which adds gravitas to the light-hearted greens!

Whenever we have a vision for a design, we become very impatient to see it complete! An entrance wall of this beautiful space came together with Madhubani Wall art!

Ethnic elements can fit beautifully into any decor. From layering a new decor with old world furniture with pieces of history like these bronze miniatures urns and pots to modern den. This dining are is certainly punctuated with such ethnic accents which makes it vibrant and give it style.

Moving from an ethnic theme, Agneya wanted a little modern touch to his bedroom. We decided to give his space an industrial look! Such a decor exude calm and cool.

The blue and greys with splashes of red show an industrial genre coupled with soft and playful finishes in this kids space…And of course the quirk effect!

Wall paper is also one of the best way to personalize your bedroom, whether you are going for loud graphic patterns or soft subtle florals. When we designed this room, we worked with soothing blues, travel graphic wall paper with a complimenting brown teak wood furniture!

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Testimonial – Ethnic home


 

 

When Tradition Meets Design – Marathi Puneri Wada

When tradition meets design…history is recreated. In sync with the rich ‘ Marathi Vada’ culture of times gone by, my team and I present our latest offering for your eyes only. Adorned with arches, flowing curtains, chandeliers & carvings, this home is based on the concept of Puneri Vadas. A space with a beautiful amalgamation of rich colours, wooden finishes and wall art with a touch of timeline photography. Not to mention the ease of functionality which gives the owners the class of history with a contemporary touch!

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The Triple Jharonkas and shimmering beaded curtains and endless brass embellishments makes the living space looks rich and deep in colour.

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The chandelier with its machine cut jaali work emphasizes the influence of the Persian, Rajasthani  & Gujarati architecture. This living room is a rich cultural heritage, wrapped in small elements such as brass artifacts, bright rich colours, the flowing Khann fabric (typical fabric belonging to  the state of Maharashtra)  curtains, jaali work and elegance of teak wood.

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Isn’t this a fun corner? Dating back to various generations, swings have been a part of our culture and interiors always. When you step into a typical Marathi Vada(home) , you will find a traditional  flat teak wood jhoola. A treasured asset for your interiors and the best therapy to bust out the stress after a long day, swings are just a perfection creation. Adding a fun element to this living room, indoor swings have become very popular. This new trend is being loved by people of all age groups from kids to youngsters to elderly people.

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For many people, the dining room is their centrepiece—the place that they entertain guests and share family meals. When you are trying to place tables and chairs, lighting, and storage cabinets, space is a major consideration. This dining room shows impeccable harmony with the living space. Everything works together, from the ceiling lighting to the flooring, to the walls and the table serving 10 people at one time.

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We adorned this traditional home with typical Marathi vintage photographs. The Tambe family flaunted the subtle traditions of sarees and hairstyles to match their beautiful home in their photographs. This also became the main wall decor of each room.

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Moving on to the bedrooms Indian style interior design is among the most exotic, interesting and complex decor styles to work with. Due to the differences in the culture, history and art across the country,  Indian interior design has many variants. Here, we played with bold reds and deep greens embellished with golden. We also enhanced the walls with typical Marathi style portraits of this beautiful family. Here, functionality was a top priority. The poster bed was made to have ample storage below  and a desk was created because Shalaka and her husband work a lot from home…

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Along the other side on the right a beautiful book shelf was made with mirror and jaali work in its background and on the left is a spacious walk-in closet to avoid any clutter in the main stream area.

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Moving in to another traditional bedroom, the pleasing greens and classy wood finishes, make this room look spacious. India is historically famous for its beautiful fabrics. Here, fabrics give a  fluid feel to this space. The wallpaper has beautiful initialized version of  intricate mandala motifs. Overall this Marathi Vada has an effect which is rich and decorative.

Last but not the least, we enhanced the porch with timeline photography of the family. We did not forget the typical Vada style vintage chandelier, a rich carpet and brass embellishments.

 

 

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Testimonial – Traditional Marathi Waada Home