• Design,  Heritage,  Photos,  Travel

    British Bungalow, Darjeeling: A taste of English glory

    The British Colonial Bungalows in India are an everlasting charm with their majestic appearance & sprawling area. Built mostly in the 18th & 19th century in India, they are still an architectural delight. Located at various places, especially the Cantonment areas they are being maintained by the Indian Army in their original finesse. One such place is Darjeeling which captivates you with its English world charm. Nestled in the magnificent Himalayas, Darjeeling offers a splendid view of the mighty Kanchenjunga and people from all over the world visit this beautiful hill station to catch a glimpse of the gorgeous range. I would not be wrong if I say that I…

  • Decor,  Design,  Interior

    Wall Decor Ideas

    Every house has a Story to tell & Walls are the best canvas to display your Storyline. From living room to kitchen, from bedrooms to bathroom there are walls, walls & walls waiting to get brushed up in glamor & makeup. Today I have rounded up some  ideas to give your walls that glitter edge as they turn into your own art pieces. You definitely don’t have to be an artist to work out these easy to install & budget friendly ideas.

  • Architectural Marvels,  Design,  Heritage,  Places

    Heritage Street, Amritsar

    My recent visit to Harminder Sahib or Golden Temple, Amritsar was an ethereal experience which filled my eyes with so much admiration and nostalgia that it lingers with me & holds me in its tranquil warmth. So today I sit down to share my thoughts on the redeveloped Heritage Street and the feelings that delighted my memories. As my roots belong to this historical city, the childhood memories of the streets are so close to my heart that they bring a cascade of emotions surging through the mind. The maze of narrow streets, the swarm of hawkers grazing through, the colourful shops full of heritage craftsmanship, the aroma of street…

  • Decor,  Trending

    Tray Decor Ideas

    Let the Serving Trays come out of your kitchen shelves and create a spark⚡ in your home! Image – Design.Decor.Travel. On this cloudy ⛅ morning in the hills as I sit down to enjoy my cup of tea, the serving tray holding it, gives me a volume of ideas and I just love sharing my thoughts with you. Hope you enjoy going through these as much as I enjoyed writing them! Ideas to round up reuse your Serving Trays and turn them into Chic Organisers! Let the tray sit on your coffee table and add an accent with your favourite vignette, candles & some greens. (Image -design.decor.travel) Your coffee table…

  • Design

    10 Storey Building in 48 hrs

    India, as of today is emerging super power of the world, however the primitive construction techniques are slowing this boom in economy. It is coupled by delayed projects, poor quality and workmanship especially in government sector and mass housing projects. There is need for revolutionary Smart Building concepts in construction industry and incorporate Rapid Construction techniques. One such step has been taken by Dr. Harpal Singh CMD of Synergy Group. He has been instrumental in creating a 10 storey Instacon Building in less than 48 hours in Mohali, India and created a Limca book of national record . The building design is made of modular steel frames and Pre- fabricated…

  • Places,  Travel

    Tea Gardens, Mirik

    Tea Gardens of Mirik in Darjeeling district of North Bengal are no less than a gem nestled in the hills of North Bengal. A beautiful & scenic drive of 49 kms from Bagdogra Airport elevates you to a serene altitude of breathtaking & enchanting landscapes. The winding roads, the lush greens hillocks, the colourful villages carry you into a mesmerising world filled with an aromatic flavour of tea leaves. Mirik, located at an altitude of 4500 feet is surrounded by sprawling tea estates which produce the world famous Darjeeling Tea. There are eight tea gardens Journey to the haven – Bagdogra Airport & NJP railway station are the nearest arrival…

  • Design,  Heritage,  Interior,  Trending

    Jali Designs

    Jalis or perforated screens (lattice screens) have been an integral part of Indian architecture from the 16 century era to the contemporary architecture today. Whether it was the royal Rajput era or the magnanimous Mughal period, perforated screens were always an important architectural element. Not only were they an effective tool to address climate issues they were also the best suited solution for privacy in royal households. From being carved in intricate geometric patterns to elaborate plant motif patterns jalis have been used extensively in all historical forts, palaces, mosques and havelis. Jalis over the years have seen a transformation from being used as a pierced window to partitions, railings,…

  • Architectural Marvels,  Heritage,  Places

    Virasat-e-Khalsa

    Virasat means Legacy & Khalsa stands for the Pure Sikh. As I sit down to write this, a numerous thoughts cross my mind. There is so much to talk about in this museum. It is a first of its kind multimedia experience which has attracted over ten million tourists over a span of five years. Visit to the museum is a world class experience of a creation where history, technology and aesthetics are crafted together into an architectural masterpiece. Firstly, as you enter the museum complex,the magnificent architecture welcomes you with its mystical charm. The structure stands majestically gleaming and the walls boasting of the rich history they adorn inside.…

  • Decor,  Design,  Interior,  Trending

    Kids Room Ideas

    Because they are your heart & soul so the design of their space comes straight from the depth of your heart. Making a room for your little monsters is the best thing you would love to do. How about going through these playful ideas to brighten up your young explorer’s space. ‘Let’s make Creative Memories’ Reading Space Make room for one more story! Bedtime stories are bedtime memories which we make with our kids. So enjoy every storytelling by making a comfy spot for yourself. Perking it up with a geometric pattern on the wall, adds colour to the treasured moments. Colourful Storage This colourful storage rack idea certainly gives…

  • Decor,  Design,  Interior,  Trending

    Artisanal Bottle Art- by Gauri Khan Designs

    Where Fashion & Design come together it’s called Gauri Khan Designs! Gauri Khan, the name itself defines poise, grace & sumptuosity. Her persona, her style statement and her imagination have blended together curating a rich, elegant & glamorous quotient. Her designs and collaboration with brands around the world has transcended interior design to a different level of luxurious expression.