The Ideal Home and Garden

The Ideal Home and Garden April 2021

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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Land:
India
Språk:
English
Utgiver:
Next Gen Publishing Limited
Hyppighet:
Monthly
kr 11,57
kr 40,49
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1 min
editor’s note

I will get straight to the point. Why do we avoid (ignore) doing up our kid’s room the way they want it? Kids usually have a specific vision of how they want to decorate their bedrooms and believe me, sometimes you’ll wish these spaces were your own. Not kidding! Dedicating this issue to decor therapy for little ones, we have some expert interior designers’ sharing their insights, to guide you through it. Rather than sticking to stereotypical ideas of your childhood and spaces for kids, these spaces shared in this issue offer multi-dimensional approaches to a child’s space. It’s hard to resist the allure of a full-blown makeover, especially when we have been spending so much time indoors. But for many of us (I am nervous wrt electrical work in…

2 min
inbox

LETTER OF THE MONTH I have been a avid reader of TIHG for the past couple of years and yet it has been in the lockdown time that I put all of that accumulated knowledge to work. Now my home beams with new and vibrant colours, and my plants are growing at a healthy pace, thanks to all the tips that I’ve learnt from the pieces in this. request the team to feature more stories about plant care for the upcoming summer. Deepshikha Menon, Chennai I have just moved into the a new apartment a couple of months back, and I have raided the past couple of issues for ideas and inspiration. And genuinely the decor ideas presented here feature in my home and have made it my happy place truly. In addition…

7 min
april

GREEN INSPIRED Highlighting the spirit of festive celebration, the Vintage Garden Collection by Studio13 utilizes artisanal clay (ceramic) to depict inspiration drawn from the founder, Neha Jhunjhunwala’s own garden and the Danish concept of ‘hygge.’ Shades of blush and teal inform the collection with the refreshing calm of a vintage garden, along with subtle gold accents that give it a luxurious allure. (studio13.co.in) Refreshingly Fresh Giving a vibrant new direction to sustainable luxury, Eris Home has launched their spring summer collection, Cocooned in Luxury, that offers home furnishing inspired by nature. It consists of nine bedcovers, each inspired by different moments and aesthetics that nature offers to us. Like a greyish-blue bedcover ‘Somber Sky’ comes to represent cloudy morning and the ‘Orange Sunset’ inspired by the vibrancy of the setting sun, are two…

1 min
pleasing pastels

THERE IS SOMETHING MAGICAL ABOUT THIS SHADE AS IT TRANSPORTS YOU TO A RELAXED ZONE AND PUTS YOU AT EASE AFTER A LONG DAY JUST BY STEPPING INSIDE. START GIVING YOUR SPACE A MAKEOVER BY JUST ADDING SOME PASTEL TOUCHES TO YOUR SOFT FURNISHINGS. TA-DA! PASTEL SHADES ARE IS NOT ONLY FOR THOSE WITH FEMININE STYLE PREFERENCE, RATHER PASTEL COLOURS HELP TO CREATE DEPTH WHEN STYLISED WITH BOLDER PATTERNS AND COLOURS. TRY USING PASTELS AS ACCENTS WITH OTHER DOMINANT SHADES. TIP A POP OF ANY ENERGETIC SHADE ADDS PERSONALITY TO YOUR SPACE, HOW ABOUT CREATING A PINK MONOCHROMATIC RETREAT, FROM CEILING TO THE WALL.…

1 min
adding that extra magic

SOFT FURNISHINGS ARE AN EXTREMELY COST EFFECTIVE WAY TO ENSURE CHANGE IN YOUR SPACE. YOU’D BE SURPRISED AT THE TRANSFORMATIVE EFFECT THAT A SIMPLE CUSHION CHANGE OR THROW INCLUSION CAN HAVE ON YOUR BELOVED SPACE. SOFT FURNISHINGS ARE THE ULTIMATE WAY TO ADD AESTHETIC LAYERS TO YOUR SETTING. USE THESE TO CREATE CONTRAST AND AVOID A ONE-DIMENSIONAL LOOK. ADDING COLOURS CAN BE RISKY FOR SOME, AS NEUTRAL SPACES ARE WHAT THEY ARE USED TO. PLAYING WITH SOFT FURNISHINGS CAN BE A GREAT WAY TO EXPERIMENT WITH NOT JUST COLOURS, BUT ALSO TO HELP FIGURE OUT THEIR FAVOURITE SHADES FOR THEIR FAVOURITE SPACE. CREATING BALANCE IN ANY SPACE CAN BE CRUCIAL AND SOFT FURNISHINGS ARE THE PERFECT WAY TO ACHIEVE THAT. SOFTNESS CAN BE ADDED TO INTERIORS THAT HAVE OVERPOWERING BOLD…

6 min
all for the kids

PROJECT: Napeansea Road Apartment | FIRM: a&k Design Studio | DESIGNERS: Aarti Somani and Kruti Sheth | IMAGE: Photographix India A child’s room should be a space is which they blossom and grow up having beautiful memories. With this in mind we ensure that the rooms we design are very safe, fun and adventurous for children. The spaces have interesting features like rock climbing walls, swings etc which make them like play areas along with sleeping and study zones. Colours used here also reflect the character of the kids and the finishes used are extremely maintenance free so there is no damage caused. Floorings are usually soft laminated wooden floors or hardwood floors so that it is a protective layer to ensure no injuries. Study areas are practically designed keeping in…