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Motifs, prints and more inspired by India
Try to create a twist in your decor with Indian as well as modern design aesthetics. Team Indian inspired furniture pieces with minimal decorative elements. Keep your decor scheme classic in order to bring out the drama happening on the furniture.
Wallpapers are a great segment in design to dwell upon in order to add Indian elements in your home. With your contemporary interior set up you can go bold with your choice and clad your walls in ethnic patterned wallpapers. The rest is done itself.
Indian patterned cushions and rugs are great pieces of art, and appreciated across the world. If you are deciding to go subtle on your furniture, work on adding a layer of traditional rugs and cushions to lend the space a stunning Indian touch.
“One can work with traditional prints and weaves on furniture both modern as well as traditional. Another effective way would be to mix traditional elements with modern ones to bring out the best of the old and the new. It could be paintings or textiles or even artifacts.”
- Nida Mahmood
Throw in Indian elements to your dining area and give yourself a royal treat. Adorn your table setting with dinnerware that is baroque and regal in design. Compliment with crockery in gold or opt for brassware. Light up tea lights in striking candle holders and most importantly, cook an Indian meal.
Scatter the beauty of Indian patterns in your living space through varied prints. Block printed bed linens, silk screened table runners, kalamkari cushion covers are a few of the many ways to incorporate traditional Indian prints. “India has inspired me since many years. In the few Indian inspired motifs I have worked on, my idea was to bring a twist, keep it Indian, but in a different way. I have also worked on African inspirations to make Indian looking prints.” - Valerie Barkowski
For a contemporary design setting, incorporate jharokha inspired storage space wrapped in natural finished veneer for a warm and rustic feel. Decowood by Greenlam
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