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Poetic Forms by Matthias Pliessnig

Wood – a traditional material, steam bent and expressed in striking, undulating forms which are both art and furniture at the same time. What’s not to love about pieces created by the American designer Matthias Pliessnig? A graduate of the Rhode … Continue reading

15. October 2013 by Charu
Categories: Art, Interior Design | Tags: , , , , | 8 comments

Build Your Own Furniture with Ply Products – Spotted at the Maker Faire 2013!

My very first Maker Faire experience here in the Bay Area happened quite by accident a couple of weeks ago. My friend Nidhi was looking for someone to give her company…and boy am I glad I went along cause I was … Continue reading

05. June 2013 by Charu
Categories: Fun, Interior Design | Tags: , , , , | 6 comments

To Wallpaper or Not To Wallpaper?

Just when I was about to write off wallpapers as passé, I stumbled upon some new collections which made me reevaluate my stance. Of course I’m not oblivious to the fact that wallpaper has it’s benefits and may be the perfect … Continue reading

21. February 2013 by Charu
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I Love Your Geometry ♥

I recently came across the work of Daniel Ogassian, an LA based artist who’s extensive experience in glazing technology led to the birth of Ogassian Tiles which are available at ANN SACKS. The bold geometric shapes of the tiles immediately draw you in … Continue reading

30. 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
Categories: Architecture, Interior Design | Tags: , , , , | 1 comment

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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Deck your walls in these 4 Eco-Friendly Finishes!

In the vast ocean of the world wide web, home improvement stores and decoration magazines it’s no easy task to select a wall finish! It’s even harder to select truly environmentally friendly finishes with many manufacturers making claims which appear … Continue reading

29. July 2012 by Charu
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