GoodHomes India November 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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Diwali might not be its usual boisterous self this year, but it surely brings with it a feeling of hope, positivity and happiness. We went into the lockdown, collectively! We were isolated and secluded from not just the tangible things of life, we were isolated from the very feeling of normalcy. But in the strangest possible manner, the lockdown brought us together. Everyone was in it together. Empathy, that’s what we learnt in these past few months. And empathy is what we should celebrate this Diwali. We found ways and means to stay connected, stay together, and perhaps we are more together than we ever were! This year, Diwali is all about intimate celebrations, small, cosy soirees at home. Avril gives us a glimpse of how the design fraternity is celebrating Diwali this year. And…

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WRITE TO ME SUBSCRIBE FOLLOW US ON: INSTAGRAM @goodhomesmagazine FACEBOOK @goodhomesmagazineindia TWITTER @goodhomesindia LOG ON NOW I’ve always thought of November as waiting in the wings. Usually, it’s too late to prolong the Diwali aftermath and too early to start on Christmas and New Year celebrations. This year, however, the month is packed with excitement – even more so because of the pandemic. Let me explain…I’ve always been one for smaller intimate gatherings where I get to catch up and spend time with all the guests at the party. Whether I am hosting or you, I do believe that celebrations this year will score high on care and attention to detail. And that’s always a good thing. I’m looking forward to the lovely sit-down dinners where I get to enjoy the company I’m in, rather…

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all for a shower

Priced at a little more than a lakh, the Aqua Swim by Jaquar might be a little heavy on your wallet. But the experience it promises is out of this world. Let’s take you through some of the features -- jet pressure controllers which allows you to choose the motion, pressure, and movement of water for a relaxing massage, high-density thermal cover, chromatherapy to create the perfect ambiance. “There’s no half singing in the shower, you’re either a rock star or an opera diva!”— Josh Groban, Singer GRAFF USP: The ceiling-mounted shower by Graff promises a sensory experience like never before. It’s the perfect amalgamation of technology, style and functionality. KOHLER USP: A shower system that brings water, sound, steam, and lighting together to elevate your showering experience to a spa-like ambiance! It comes with…

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launch pad

THE DESIGN PURIST The purpose of design is to make life beautiful, more meaningful and less complicated. And that’s what Baro Design is all about. Seen here are two stellar examples of exemplary design – the Ambrosia Chair and the Geek Table. Conscious Style Spearheaded by Sarah Arora, the youngest scion of the D’décor family, SanSar, an eco-friendly range of of home décor, puts conscience back into design. A fine blend of sustainability and women empowerment, it has its heart in the right place A Maximalist’s Haven After her success in Hyderabad, designer Neetu Kumar brings her signature style to Delhi with Inhabit’s flagship store. The bespoke series of furniture exhibits the confluence of Art Deco, Mughal and Indian influences. Silver tidings Sana Home Furnishings by Suruchi Khanna has impressed us with a stunning collection of furnishings.…

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the design crossover

For architect Manasi Jade, 2020 has seen a glorious spike in her career as a product designer. After showcasing at D/code 2020 earlier in the year, the designer has gone on to create exciting bespoke light fixtures and furniture for many interior designers. Her work is exacting. So detailed are the light fixtures she creates, they become intrinsic to the design narration of that home! Manasi walks a tight rope. Jade Design House, her multi-faceted studio, is known to take inspiration from nostalgic, conservative designs while interpreting them to create designs becoming of the new tomorrow. This design crossover, from the past into the future, is a journey we find exciting. Take for example her work with terrazzo, the old-school material terrazzo. It has inspired her to create exciting new forms…

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everyone's invited…

FOR ME, THE FESTIVITIES MEAN ENJOYING MOMENTS WITH MY LOVED ONES. I EAGERLY WAIT FOR THIS TIME OF THE YEAR, AS IT’S AN AMALGAMATION OF EVERYTHING GOOD. AJAY ARYA Founder & Interior Designer, Ochre at Home Family Times For Ajay Arya, the festive tenor is about celebrating family. He looks forward to spending quality time with loved ones. His home resonates of this excitement. From lights, flowers, yummy treats, gifts and gratitude, it basks in the afterglow of all things good. THIS YEAR, WE SHOULD ALL REMEMBER TO CELEBRATE THE GIFT OF LIFE. TAKE THE TIME TO SHOWER FAMILY MEMBERS WITH LOVE, AFFECTION, AND BEAUTIFUL, THOUGHTFUL OFFERINGS. APARNA KAUSHIK Architect & Interior Designer Thoughtful Celebrations Spend less time on lavish settings, and more time on pampering the ones we love, are the golden words by Aparna Kaushik. Her go-to…