Category Archives for Architecture

Singapore Hosts Inside Festival 2013

Earlier this month, Singapore’s Marina Bay Sands Hotel hosted the INSIDE Festival – an awards program specific to interior design for which around 400 projects from around the globe were submitted under 17 categories like culture, civic & community, house, museum, … Continue reading

24. October 2013 by Charu
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Toyo Ito wins the 2013 Pritzker Prize!

I’m thrilled to dedicate this post to Toyo Ito who recently received the Pritzker Prize for his architectural contributions spanning four decades! For those of you who are unfamiliar with the award, it’s basically the Nobel Prize for the field … Continue reading

01. April 2013 by Charu
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My Faves from the BOY Awards 2012

The Interior Design magazine is one of the few publications that I eagerly look forward to getting my hands on every month. Unlike the numerous decoration magazines focussed on residential design found on the shelves of grocery stores, this one is … Continue reading

24. January 2013 by Charu
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Collaboration between Architects and Interior Designers

Although it may seem like architects and designers must be naturally collaborative and co-exist amicably, in my practical experience both as an interior and lighting designer, this isn’t always the case. Why is that you may ask? After all, they … Continue reading

14. January 2013 by Charu
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Green & Sexy: An engineer’s take on global warming and design

Sustainable design is an inescapable topic if you’re connected with the building industry in any way in the current times. I’ve written posts about the topic before and frequently come across interesting information by various architects and designers. However, Thomas … Continue reading

09. December 2012 by Charu
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Don’t Mess With My Zen Thing!

Strenuous September is out and I’m so happy to be finally writing again after nearly a month! Last month was super exciting peeps – our house was what I’d like to refer to as a  ‘Startup Zone’ as the hubby … Continue reading

07. October 2012 by Charu
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Three Neat Online Services To Help You Realize Your Design Project!

My parents talked about renovating our kitchen in New Delhi for years. Yes…years. We spend so much of our time indoors that there is always one or another space at home or at work to which we would like to … Continue reading

13. September 2012 by Charu
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