Firstword Feb 01, 2014
While it´s AAP and romance (14th Feb) that´s trending this month, we have a handle on Twitter´s new headquarters in San Francisco. The home of the humble tweet equally capable of making and devastating lives Twitter´s new office is casual and playful, yet professional, with the blue bird and twig motif trending throughout. Do #retweet this one! A Mahua tree in the living room, tribal inspired cushions, murals, furniture, all come together beautifully in a Gond Art-inspired yet contemporary home designed by Dr. Art + Design in Mumbai. Talking contemporary, an office designed by I and I Designs for ANJ Group uses the concept of growth for its design and creates a clean, creative and functionally focused office.
Colourful and hip you can take a cue from the name, Jimmy Hu! this Asian restaurant in Pune funkily designed by Shabnam Gupta, is a smelting pot of cultures tinged with the contemporary. Another Mediterranean restaurant in Delhi Zerruco by Zilli, designed by Studio Lotus, had to be both zestful and restful and it delivers very effectively. At Port Blair, the Sinclairs property recently designed by Square Consultancy capitalises on the stunning location and resplendent sea view, while the use of two dominant materials - sleeper wood and slate stone, reinforces the outdoorsy feel within, creating a perfect beach haven.
An interaction with Delhi-based architect Sanjay Prakash whose work rests on the pillars of environment consciousness and eco-friendliness - throws light on some beautiful hospitality and institutional projects.
The architect and designers´ perennial search for new products culminates in the insight story showing what industry is sourcing from across the globe. Closer to home, the flooring story does as exhaustive a search on market options, top players and brands, and what´s trending. And a look at the newest sanitaryware options shows that they are smart, savvy and state-of-the-art. Get a handle on #classy #best interior designs right here.