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The Ideal Home and Garden

The Ideal Home and Garden May 2020

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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.

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6 Issues

in this issue

1 min.
editor’s note

This past month has been very taxing, and at the same time it has been a great learning experience. The lockdown has created a seemingly endless abyss of uncertainty, that is getting to all of us in spurts or phases. The team has learnt to live through the ups and downs, while keeping the magazine ball rolling, without losing our minds. And it is also making us realise the importance what people and human connections mean to our being and to the world. This is the reason why this time we have taken the bold decision to feature people from our industry on the cover, they are innovating design concepts in our world today. Something that has not happened in the last 13 years of the magazine’s history! We chose…

2 min.
letter of the month

Marching Through the world is going through a pandemic, which is deadly and dangerous. It is better to stay home and be safe.Also, as we are home, it also advisable to experiment and try and make changes to our decor and look of the house. tIHG has been an invaluable guide through the pandemic. Non-stop advice on how you cam be safe and also on how you can incorporate small changes inside your nest is dong the rounds. Instagram, twitter, facebook and the website – valuable and simple to do things is making life easy. Keep going! Rutuja Dandekar, Mumbai Green Cover time and again our green crusaders have been telling us that it is high time to incorporate lot of greens inside and outside our homes. the corona pandemic, which has forced humanity…

3 min.

A Bold Revolution The lighting treasure concept from Castro Lighting celebrates a creative and stylish manner of avant-garde lighting spirit. A riddle wrapped in the exquisite lighting design: innovative techniques, originality, and boldness. It combines elegance and futuristic design elements that bring luxury and simplicity together. (castrolighting.com) 1 Kid’s Wonderland Architect Aparna Kaushik recently launched an exciting kid’s room collection. The rooms designed by her don’t go overboard with bright colours and garish patterns. The subtle hues and pared down decor elements offer the right stimulus to impressionist minds. (aparnakaushik.com) 2 Really Solid Havwoods introduces engineered and solid wood planks. The collection consists of wood floor patterns such as herringbone, chevron and versailles. Each distinctive design is presented with a breath of beautiful wood tones and quality finishes. (havwoods.in) 3 A Close Connect Its All About Home unveils…

1 min.
new outfits for indian motifs

2 min.
a gem -story !

Sapphire Emerald Topaz Ruby…

3 min.
colour me splendid!

Bold, bright and beautiful colours can be quite polarizing for many. After all, colours are known to psychologically affect different people in different ways. We associate yellow with being a “happy” hue, green with feeling “fresh” or blue with feeling the emotional blues. We try to paint hospitals in cheerful colours to help patients recover faster, we incorporate sober colours in homes to make you feel calmer and we incorporate bright reds in fast food dining chains to make you want to eat and leave faster. There is so much research on colour therapy and it’s use, and how it can impact our day to day life. Then why is it that when we look at homes, for the most part, everyone is still terrified of using colour? This is…