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The Ideal Home and Garden

The Ideal Home and Garden September 2019

The Ideal Home and Garden (TIHG) revolves around the home, the magazine makes the idea of living well and within your means an attainable reality. TIHG is all about bringing the good life home and doing it within your budget. From house fashion to kitchen hands, entertaining essentials and decor lessons, we give you the ideas and the options and help you make the right choice. To put it succinctly, we hold your hand as you move from one stage to the next in homemaking.

Country:
India
Language:
English
Publisher:
Next Gen Publishing Limited
Frequency:
Monthly
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6 Issues

in this issue

1 min.
a letter from the editor

Let me share a secret with you. Every month, the day after we shoot pages to press for printing, the team unwinds by going beyond the walls of our office, to ideate and make plans for what new we could bring to you next. You will be surprised to know that the idea of this issue, in fact, was born when we did a reunion of our ex and current colleagues in a beautiful apartment that we had booked in the outskirts of Delhi one rainy July day. From evaluating the space we were partying at two spaces around us and many more... We got the idea to create this special themed issue i.e. Spaces (Homes & Offices). So we started with our favourite picks of 10 such buildings from the…

2 min.
inbox

The Big Bang A lifestyle magazine is known by it’s cover and it’s content. Same goes for TIHG. Issue after issue, the cover simply upstages the previous one. It is nothing short of a visual delight. Must mention that the cover selection must be a tough call. Definitely there is competition, however, I believe there is space for good content, amazing visuals, reader-friendly articles, and the zeal to give the best each month, irrespective of the magazine. For me, as a reader, TIHG is at the top of the pack. Not because, I am a fan of the magazine, but because it churns out fresh and exciting content every month, which are out-of-the-box experiences. Pritika Kinra, Kolkata Future Spectacles I am a fan of TIHG since 2015. I don’t have any one such perfect…

1 min.
letter of the month

Home Coming Home is where the heart resides. The saying is true. The Ideal Living section is unmistakably a favourite of mine. Beautiful homes from India and chic homes from European countries are a great source of information and are the best guide to home decor. On a personal level, for me, such homes are a blessing in disguise. As I am a student pursuing a course in interior designing, the stylised homes appearing in TIHG are a pure source of information, a practical source of edutainment and above all, it acts as a guide for a perfect professional future. Manas Deshmukh, Mumbai…

6 min.
trend-in

Product of the Month Good Earth’s sand-blown, recycled glassware takes on cobalt blue tones with a touch of Maldivian. The island’s native seagulls, herons, and egrets migrate onto multi-purpose decor pieces crafted in wood, iron, and reclaimed brass. (goodearth.in) Glory Uncensored After the path breaking success of the last two TVCs under the ‘Desh Ki Mitti Se Bani Tile Se, Desh Ko Banate Hain’ idea, Kajaria Ceramics has returned with one more brand film for 2019, with their brand ambassador Akshay Kumar. The new ad campaign symbolises Kajaria’s commitment for the furtherance of India.(kajariaceramics.com) Sparkling White The Sparta range of faucets by Ark has cavities inside shaped as circular pathways, thereby offering least resistance and impediments to the flow of water. The faucet has rounded edge free body form.(crystalfaucets.com) Breaking Barriers Buyers for domestic volume retail sourcing…

3 min.
up-and-coming

SMART FAN The high-quality model of first premium fan impresses with strong output and enhanced airflow. The dual wings recreate a pleasant, natural breeze inside the home and reduce turbulence by up to 22 per cent compared to conventional fan designs. With state-of-the-art technologies, quality components, energy efficiency, and first class style, the fan is equipped with WiFi along with Amazon’s Alexa and Google Assistant compatibility. Available in five colour variants, the LG SmartThinQ App for letting user remotely control the fan. The fan also comes with sleep mode that adjusts fan speed to promote a sound night’s sleep, while the mosquito away mode effectively repels mosquitoes. FITTING THE BILL LG’s Slim French-Door refrigerator is a premium quality refrigeration solution in space-friendly sizes. Designed as 835 mm wide to fit perfectly in practically…

1 min.
from couture to pret and now home

Taking a contemporary take on traditional Indian textiles, architecture and motifs, the most renowned name in fashion industry Designer Ritu Kumar has embarked her journey in interiors with the introduction of Ritu Kumar Home. From a wide range of bed linen, wallpapers, tableware and home decor, the collection is a homage to an indigenous art form and is deeply rooted in Indian craftsmanship. Researched and recreated from museum quality Indian textiles, the Ritu Kumar Home collection takes inspiration from textiles belonging to many genres such as from the school of Jamavar shawls from Kashmir, the city of Nawabs and the jaalis of the havelis of Lucknow to the exquisite crafts of Masulipatnam and the vegetable printed Kalamkaris.…