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GoodHomes India

December 2020

BBC Good Homes is India’s leading home and décor magazine that reaches out the contemporary Indian women, who is always on the lookout for inspirational ideas and seeks to experience the best of the international trends and brands. The magazine brand covers a wide variety of areas from home décor, latest trends , to featuring the best in class homes from the country and beyond, etiquette and entertainment insights, presenting a mix of art from different artists , and even covers technology

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in this issue

1 min
editor’s note

“Essentialism is the new Minimalism,” said Huzefa Rangwala of MuseLab when I quizzed him about the Trends that will dominate the year 2021. I was amazed at how succinctly he summed up the solution to the mammoth crisis we are facing at the moment. This seems to be the unanimous design voice. 2020 in many ways has accelerated our shift towards a more mindful way of living. And the Trends Forecast for the year 2021 will elucidate this in more ways than one. There’s a need to rethink and re-evaluate the way we design and consume, and now is the time to make the change. While we face a grim truth and work towards a better future — there’s still reason enough to celebrate. It’s Christmas after all — the Season…

1 min
the magic of baked earth

SHOW IT OFF In her Earth collection, architect Harshita Jhamtani of the eponymous design atelier draws inspiration from the humble cactus to create an interpretation rooted in its context. This handmade, voluptuous side table is crafted entirely out of terracotta and showcases the versatility of clay. Harshita’s firm is a year old, but her ease with delicate, temperamental materials that go on to create avant-garde forms, reflect? her mature design mind. We love how she explores, experiments and celebrates an au naturel palette, seen here with Cactus. Shopping Guide on Pg 44 Click here TO READ MORE…

1 min
all for a cup of joe

“If it wasn’t for the coffee, I’d have no identifiable personality whatsoever…” — David Letterman, American TV personality BLACK + DECKER USP: This little machine evenly saturates coffee grounds for rich flavour extraction using optimal water temperatures. It even lets you opt for a slower brewing process for a stronger cup of coffee. MORPHY RICHARDS USP: Espresso, cappuccino or latte, this stylish coffee maker lets you choose your preferred brew. And all this at the touch of a single button. And it looks like a million dollars too! What’s not to love? TECNORA USP: If you like your coffee strong and bitter, we vouch for the double espresso coffee shots Tecnora can make for you. And it makes a creamy latte and a strong cappuccino with equal precision. BLACK + DECKER USP: The Mill + Brew coffeemaker comes…

1 min
launch pad

BE THE BOSS As working from home becomes the norm, your home office too demands the best. Inspired by the 1960s’, the Volver Chair by Visionnaire is the epitome of comfort and sophisticated elegance. Just what your newly appointed home office was missing! Set in Concrete Eliteearth — The World of Concrete, is a brand obsessed with all things concrete (duh!). Right from jewellery to planters and accent pieces, you can choose from a vast repertoire of concrete products. Our favourite? These minimal washbasins in tinted concrete. Gurpreet Kaur, the founder, says, “We are on a journey to find innovative ways to help people experience sustainable beauty in concrete form.” Wall of Charm Decorating your children’s room? Give them the best. Create a room of their dreams, channel their imagination and creativity with this gorgeous…

1 min
once upon a christmas

Inspired by the twinkling night sky, we’ve collaborated with Villas of Mint to make our intimate gatherings around the bar a starry affair. We’ve got stars and tea lights gingerly hanging from branches, and a stunning chandelier to complete the luminous trance. Cheers to family!“Chestnuts roasting on an open fire. Jack Frost nipping at your nose…” is one of our favourite yuletide carols based on which we’ve created the perfect nook outdoors with this day bed to snuggle into and enjoy the festivities. We love everything about this!…

2 min
the season of joy

JANKI KIRLOSKAR’S CLASSIC TABLESCAPE, SWETA AND AJAY ARYA’S UNCONVENTIONAL DECOR, AND SANJYT SYNGH’S WHIMSICAL STYLE --IT’S HOLIDAY DECORATING WITH OODLES OF STYLE JANKI KIRLOSKAR Founder, Kika Tableware “Home is the heart of the holidays. This year, whether you are gathering with your loved ones remotely or in a smaller, more intimate way, the emotion of the holidays is more pronounced than ever before.” And we agree with Janki! This year, it’s all about celebrations with our loved ones. Janki turns to the traditional Christmas colours of red, green with hints of gold and silver to create this gorgeous look exclusively for us. Fearured here: The Celebration Collection by Kika Tableware SWETA & AJAY ARYA Founders, Ochre At Home “Christmas is the right time to channel your inner maximalist leanings by marrying statement accent pieces, bold furnishings, and…