• Decor,  Design,  Interior

    An Eclectic Home

      A tour of an eclectic Home that spreads grace & poise. Rakhi & Tarun’s Ahmedabad residence is a vibrant, eclectic & modern home curated in a neutral palette. The house is effortlessly welcoming with its minimalist approach which turns into a warm, cozy & stylish home.   Team Design.Decor.Travel visited the abode  and the simplistic approach intrigued their interest. Designed by Interior Designer Niraj Shah from I Do Designs, Ahmedabad, the home features a soothing, calm & delicate canvas exuding delightful warmth.  Each stroke has been  crafted with careful indulgence of the lady of the house, Rakhi, who wanted a home which reflects their personal style of refined living. ‘I…

  • Art,  Interior

    Astounding Sculptures – Artist Ben Young

           Mysterious, Wild, Calm, Tranquil, Deep, Free …….Ocean!!!  Artist Ben Young’s fascinating sculptural work left me speechless and I went ahead reading more about his work & bringing it forth to you on my blog. Ben Young is a New Zealand based Artist who makes awe inspiring sculptures using Glass, Concrete & Bronze. He has been a keen surfer & boat builder by profession which simply reflects in his work inspired by the ocean and its colours. Ben’s unique craft of transforming sheets of glass into luminous sculptures gives a glimpse of the enchanting Ocean World which is  mesmerizing and breathtaking. His work and research  leaves you spell bound…

  • Decor,  Interior

    Quirky Home Decor – CHUMBAK

    If you are on the lookout for some unique & catchy Home Decor Stuff then Chumbak is surely a not to be missed brand. Chumbak stands by its name – certainly  attracts your Creative niche. Lately, it sparked my interest with its unique & catchy Summer stuff which tickled my Decor senses. I would not be wrong in saying that they really own some Quirky stuff. While researching its products, I came across a few Chic bedspreads & cushions which certainly seem a perfect fit in the Contemporary Home interiors today. The fancy designs & colourful patterns spark some Summer refurbishment goals we discussed last week . Check out some of their Quirky Home Stuff which…

  • Decor,  DIY,  Interior

    10 DIY Curtain Tie Back Ideas

    Are you looking for Tie Backs for your Curtains? Buying tie backs can be an added expense while having a limited choice in the market as well. Why not make some pretty tie backs at home. Here I have rounded up a few  Cool Ideas to give a Chic look to your Curtains.  You can craft these tie backs by adding a little imagination & DIY skills to your household items & crafty accessories. Satin Flower String Pom Pom Tassle Satin Bow Home Made Art Necklace Tie Back Cling me Clip me Tight A Nautical Touch Pine Tassle Tiara Tie Back Hope you liked the ideas which will certainly give a fashionable…

  • Decor,  DIY,  Interior

    Is your Home, Summer Ready?

    While we are still musing in the Spring impressions, Summer is right here          hitting bright & banging loud on us. Just as we switch our wardrobes, drinks & food, its the right time to spruce up our homes, if we haven’t done it yet, to create a wholesome space which keeps us cool & breezy. Think of summers and a feel of coastal  calmness, lemony drinks & flowery fragrance engulfs us. Lets get some of these into our interiors & make our home take a cool dip. Switch Heavy textures     Start off from where the everyday begins. Switch the heavy dark coloured winter bedsheets…

  • Decor,  Design,  Interior,  Places

    Nimtho – The Nepalese Flavour

    Celebrate Tradition Celebrate Food The newly opened Nimtho restaurant at MG Road, Gangtok is a celebration of tradition & authetic flavour. Nimtho means Daavat, so true it stands to its name. It definitely is a treat to oneself by soaking in an authentic north-eastern cuisine & an ambience of fresh village air. The Interior.                   Upon walking inside, you are welcomed by a traditional set up of a Nepali Kitchen. The kitchen displays an exact replica of traditional ‘Chulha’ & storage above cooking area as seen in Nepalese paintings & books. The traditional utensils carefully displayed greet you with a brush of village culture…

  • Decor,  DIY,  Interior

    Style your Trunks

    Wedded to the Olive green, life has been a tumultuous yet joyful journey moving from one place to another, packing and unpacking stuff every second year (precisely 10 times in 15 years). But I couldn’t have dreamt of a better life &  better adventures. Every place has been a new learning and every move has given me a new home, a new hope, a new dream, many new friends & a handful of new ‘Trunks’ As an Architect & Interior Designer, I’ve always worked on ideas to preserve these trunks even after we retire into one place. Today, I sit down to share some of the DIY ideas on how…

  • Design,  MUSEUM,  Places,  Travel

    MOD Museum, UniSA, South Australia

      MOD, is a futuristic museum of Discovery at the University of South Australia, Adelaide (SA). Infact, it is  ‘a place to COME, BE INSPIRED & SPREAD CREATIVITY’ It is a dynamic, exhibition arena that provides a platform for young enthusiasts in the field of science & technology to showcase their innovation & understand the need for research to shape our future.   The museum is one of its kind iconic space which brings together students, researchers, travelers & industry experts to interact, learn & display. The atmosphere of the arena kindles the spark of innovation & creativity.       Young minds experience a diversified expanse of interactive ideas…

  • Holiday Destination,  Places,  Travel

    Sikkim : The Eastern Paradise

      Summer vacations are around the corner & everyone is looking around for destinations to chill around in the hills. My pick for the ones who want to cradle their souls into nature’s lap, is the mesmerizing state of Sikkim. I’ve been here for around one year and have never felt as salve ever before. Sikkim carries a fragrance of tranquility in its air which sings you a soothing lullaby & you just soak yourself in its dreamy charm. How to reach You have to reach Gangtok via Bagdogra Airport or Njp Railway Stn which is 04-05 hours away by road,depends upon traffic congestion or  45 minutes (35 min fly…

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    Where Inspiration Nestles & Creativity Blooms

      If you are a Design Enthusiast then you have just clicked the right Key! Design.Decor.Travel. – Colours of Architecture,  is a space crafted out of passion to collate & share inspiring ideas from the Design World. Whether its an architectural Marvel, an eclectic Interior, an inspiring Craft, a trending Product or an unforgettable Travel experience, this space nestles it all. It is a palette which brings across  unique colours out of daily adventures in Design, Interior & Travel world. Founded by Architect Navneet Sandhu Singh, we are a team of creative enthusiasts working on building a platform  where Architects, Industry experts & Design admirers collaborate & share their thoughts, ideas & innovations. It is…