AN ODE TO ART

Jüsta De­sign Ho­tel, Chennai

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leaf­ing and vaulted ceil­ings. Roop is in­spired by the thou­sand-pil­lared Meenakshi Tem­ple of Madu­rai. The Maya rooms, with floor to ceil­ing glass, fea­ture an orig­i­nal Tan­jore paint­ing in each room. De­signed by Mum­bai-based Promit Nath, the ho­tel uses real art and stays away from im­i­ta­tion or repli­ca­tion. by Prachi Sibal

Visit: www.jus­ta­ho­tels.com Past the glass façade of Chennai’s most bustling mall is a sur­prise that takes you on a jour­ney through Tamil art and cul­ture, one de­sign el­e­ment at a time. In­ter­na­tional de­sign and tra­di­tional art forms come to­gether seam­lessly in each of the four floors (Ati, Maya, Rooh and Nunya) at the 26-room bou­tique prop­erty. Ati takes in­spi­ra­tion from the rice ko­lams on doorsteps with rooms fea­tur­ing gold

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