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The Ideal Home and Garden

The Ideal Home and Garden April 2018

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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editor’s note

What comes first to mind when you think of art? Paintings that hang on walls at home and galleries, and the sculptures that we see at museums? Think again! One art form that has been become increasingly popular among modern artists now is outdoor art installations. A wonderful way of taking creativity outdoors, and blending art and environment, to create beautiful experiences for spectators. And it’s called Land Art or Earth Art as it combines landscape with works of art. Inspired by this, the team decided to dedicate one major feature curating outdoor space. Without any second thought we decided to give the feature to renowned curator Monica Jain who believes that the outdoors should not be permanent, just like our moods. Do go through the piece on ways to beautify…

2 min.
letter of the month

Bridging the Gap What makes life easy? Of course a good home decor magazine that talks a lot about the nook and corners of our homes. A magazine that eagerly listens to the inner voice of it’s readers. To spill the beans - it is TIHG, which is way ahead of the rest of the pack. I like all the articles. No second thought about it. However, I am keen on stressing on the fact that there are a few elements missing out from my favourite magazine. I am keen on seeing a Q&A session with renowned architects and interior designers in every alternate issue. Also, I would like more pages dedicated for garden articles. These are just suggestions. The final decision lies with the Editor. Finally, would like to say,…

4 min.

Villeroy & Boch’s new range Manufacture Rock combines premium porcelain with real craftsmanship, colour and a natural feel. Each article is individually painted by hand with a colourful spiral design over the whole surface. Villeroy & Boch offers highlights in a slate look. The feel and look of the solid-painted porcelain can hardly be distinguished from the original. However, Manufacture Rock scores with ceramic material advantages because it is not only offered in the natural, dark slate look, but also in the perfect Villeroy & Boch white. (villeroy-boch.com) Radiance Personified With its distinctive square design featuring high quality chrome and glass surface, Hansgrohe’s Raindance E shower’s spray nozzles on the shower head are positioned thoughtfully to ensure that the body is fully enveloped under the shower - close together in the centre…

1 min.
behind the design

Inspiration behind the brand? With splendour and luxury as the key words for the designs and inspirations drawn from Asian, colonial and renaissance aesthetics, the designs blend the vintage and the contemporary to create pieces that are right at home in a modern luxe decor. The collections reflect? The collection reflects my fascination for bringing in ‘Indianess’ to contemporary furniture design. The make in India range includes? Sofas, lounge chairs, coffee tables, peg tables, consoles and dining sets. It comprises of a complete range. Motivation behind the brand? Kolkata has been famous for Fashion. I was keen to launch a furniture brand that represents au currant styles with finesse. Was truly motivated to do so by my wife Sweta. Your normal work day is like? Designing for projects, designing products, selection of materials, mood boards, interacting with different people.…

2 min.
only the best !

Wise Center Precision Appliance Co., Ltd., a Taiwan based professional garden tool manufacturer is the best in it’s field; and follows best quality and integrity as principles, providing hardware tools of high quality, high value and high efficiency. The company is in business since last 26 years, and still going very strong. The company’s most prolific brand ‘Sunya’ combines the meanings of sun and yard. The red coloured logo shapes as Wise Center’s main products - gardening scissors, yet the pattern seems like the head of an eagle, representing the sharp vision and the soaring on wings towards a prosperous future. Wise Center is committed to being a high-quality professional of garden tools in either OEM or own private brand, and combines with peripheral industries as well as integrates product…

3 min.
home maker

Houzz It integrates complex interior and exterior design and gives you professional advice as what will look best. Mostly used for design and construction professionals to get inspired and discover products. Also, to find and collaborate with the perfect architect, designer or contractor. It is home to more than 14 million high-res home images which are organised according to style, room and location. Available for iOS and Android; free The Mine It is a destination for fine furnishings that offers the virtual showroom to costumers before they plan to buy. They have introduced truly personalised customer experience - Personal Concierge - that provides one-on-one assistance to those seeking the luxury in shopping from concept to completion. In partnership with renowned designers and leaders, the aim is to provide personal shopping experience with design inspiration…