GoodHomes India February 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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“To start with, I’m going to borrow architect Sarah Sham’s words, “Spend less time sourcing references from picture perfect image portals and spend more time exploring the world, and what it has for offer.” She said it! In this age of digitisation, we are glued on to our mobile screens, browsing through hundreds of images, and posts seeking inspiration, solace, gratification…well, the list is endless. Instead, what we should do is pay more attention to what’s more immediate, the people, the structures, the animals… in general the world around you. Why fall prey to second hand information, when you have the access to the original? What’s the need of the hour? In her feature ‘High Priority’ Avril poses this very pertinent question to the leading architects of the country. It’s a must…

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Someone once told me that for as long as you wish to keep them in your life, whoever they may be, understanding these people – as opposed to changing them – will improve the chances of them wishing to keep you in their life. I take inspiration from this little piece of advice every time I’m about to make changes to anything or anyone in my close vicinity. Even when I’m working with spaces, I reach out to understand before I suggest change. There’s a part of me that holds the balance of the equation in high regard. Understanding before overhaul; acceptance before initiation…it does change the way we look at things, doesn’t it? As a non-conformist, mellowed with the passage of time, I now appreciate the inherent democracy of living with…

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we’ve got mail!

TECH 101 GoodHomes magazine never fails to surprise me, their gadget and appliances article in the January issue is so helpful. However I would love to watch more of the DIY videos for home interior. Having said that, kudos to you! Keep producing such amazing and diverse content. —Anushree Ghanekar, Indore Thank you, Anushree. We are so glad you liked the feature; we hope to keep surprising you with good content in every issue. We are working on a few interesting projects, and promise to come up with interesting content. QUIRKY FEATURES My favourite part of the magazine has always been the HOT RIGHT NOW; you come up with such interesting and fresh content every single issue. I am in awe of the ‘Statement Makers’ in the January issue. Reason being that I am always…

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Have you heard the saying, ‘more is best, and less is a bore’? A maximalist is all about mixing, matching, layering and going big. This is as bespoke as it gets...this style is a visual signature of who you are! PINTEREST While a neutral palette would be perfect for a minimalist lifestyle, a maximalist would find the simplicity boring, almost unbearable. And that’s exactly why we heart this Pinterest grab. YOUR COLOUR-HEAVY SHADE CARD…

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launch pad

REDEFINING WORK SPACES The Parc range by Bene, with its refreshing colour palette and innovative design breaks the severity of the traditional office space. It promises multifunctional layouts that define different spaces and encourage communication in the office. Muted Elegance The Cocoon Console by Cipriani Homood is the epitome of classic elegance and smart craftsmanship. Brought to India by Ottimo. Soft Landing Handwoven in bamboo silk and wool, this rug by Jaipur Rugs is no less than a work of art! The colour palette is muted but with soft hints of pink and yellow, the design is organic and lucid. We love! Colours of the season and elements of nature — what better way to add freshness to your home than with these elegant cushions from Danube Home. Underfoot HKS Flooring LLP has a twelve hundred square feet…

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kitchen & bathrooms

Geometric precision Designed by Italian architect Claudio Bellini for Vitra, the Equal Series by Vitra impresses you with its stark geometry, and simple design language. It’s all Intuitive kitchens With its Generation 7000 built-in appliances, Miele is making cooking simpler and more intuitive than ever before. From intelligent induction hobs to automatic dishwashers, cooking will no longer be a task! Industrial Chic If you like the raw appeal of industrial style of decor, the Rio kitchen by Rational is perfect for you. While the vibe is vintage, you can opt for more trendy colours and finishes to give the space a contemporary edge. With specially curated features these water heaters from Somany Ceramics are ideal for the Indian winters.…