A beautiful and colourful living space from Gujarat
The Gandhidham home of Sunilbhai Hadiya is vibrant, and has a welcoming space, which is filled with creativity in the form of colours, texture, patterns and artwork
Welcome to Gandhidham, to the modern, yet functional home of the Hadiya family. A house, which boasts of a personal living space with a lake side view. A simple, intimate and unique home that reflects the simple lifestyle of the family. The Hadiya’s, who belong to the Ahir community, are well-known for their colourful embroidery in Kutch. This is the primary reason why the house is vibrant, lively, bright, and cheerful. The home is a trendy haven where each corner radiates positive energy and displays a touch of sophistication. To embrace the morning glory - the beauty, energy and light of the morning, the house is designed east-west facing. Natural light is treated as a must material for the residence. At the north side, there is a common wall, which is designed south open. This ensures that natural lighting makes the house energyefficient and eco-friendly. The exterior of the house is kept modern with play of volume masses and single lines. The covered foyer outside is of yellow rustic tiles. The central courtyard provides diffused natural light throughout the day, and helps in cross ventilation of wind. Additionally, there is a small lake on the west side, which enables cool wind flow.
Elegant wooden doors open up to a living space that is vibrant and welcoming. Dark Italian marble and leather sofas come together to create a luxurious space. The ceiling has zig-zag format veneer design and antique hanging lights. Colourful console mark the seating space. The double heighted courtyard is the focal point of the house, adding a green central space to the large span of the structure and bringing in natural light. The dining has an organic touch in its decor that is highlighted with ample natural light. The backdrop is a combination of veneer and mirror.
Moving on to the master-bedroom, you’ll notice that the double-height personal sit-out is an expansive space with a muted colour palette imparting a restful quietude. This area smoothly transitions into the balcony, thus bringing nature
“The home is a trendy haven where each corner radiates positive energy and displays a touch of sophistication.”
indoors. The personal sit-out leads into the master bedroom where flooring changes from wooden tiles to Italian tiles. The bedroom offers a formal and warm setting, the bed back is a combination of wood, leather and brown mirror, which adds to the rich material palette. The fully glossy polished veneer of the furniture is accentuated against the pristine white walls. The flowery patterned wooden bench enhances the imperial decor. The daughter’s room is created as a fun and dynamic space dressed in vibrant hues. Each space in the room is brought to life with little spurts of creativity and colour. The colourful bed back with green deco with sparrows depict cheerfulness. A niche has been fitted with the study desk, with customised shelving right above. They say every house becomes a home when people who live in there appreciate the space that nurture their design sensibility. The Hadiya’s simple and elegant home is no different.