If you missed the country’s most definitive design week, India Design ID, Do not worry! Arch Attire hand picks some of the most inspirational designs exclusively exhibited at India Design Week. With so many lucrative design options around it is hard to not yearn for having spaces that make you drool over fancy lifestyle and lavish living.
Indians are now very particular about living in designer spaces as they have more explorative market of home grown and international designer brands. If you are a home maker, interior designer, an architect or looking for best decor to build spaces, India Design bridges the gap of running around and looking for variable options. One stop congregation space that brings to you collections across furniture, lighting, interiors, kitchens, accessories, flooring and home technology from the most stylish local and international names. India Design ID is a revolutionalizing platform for design industry.
We give you an exclusive preview of a sprawling adobe of the largest congregation of the best in architecture, interiors and décor exhibited this year.
Here are some of the designer brands under our radar.
KOY is a creative establishment founded by Ar. Kunaal Kyhaan Seolekar that focuses on Architecture, Interior and Product Design. It is rooted in Pune where it functions as a collaborative space for thinkers, designers and architects. Although it started with Studio Haus in 2012, after the founder graduated from Parsons, New York with an intention of bringing the luxury of Indian craftsmanship to a wider audience, he launched KOY, a contemporary Indian home and lifestyle brand, in 2017. The designers at KOY believe in experimenting and are on the constant hunt for emotion in materials and structure. Their collections are a blend of traditional and contemporary design.
Nilaya is a range of high end residential and contract wall coverings from Asian Paints. The brand creates India-inspired wall coverings at their design studio in collaboration with the best designers across the world. We also offer a curated range of wall coverings from the finest manufacturers in the US, the UK and Europe. Travel with them to new worlds of ideas, continents of inspiration and rivers of dreams and discover design everywhere. With great pleasure they share with you the fruits of they design journeys – wall covering creations inspired by a raindrop, an ancient folk tradition and curated from the minds of designers around the world and from the incredible imagination of fashion maestro, Sabyasachi.
3. SARITA HANDA
An amalgamation of interior and exterior spaces. Sarita Handa casted a magical spell with natural, organic, pure and pristine surroundings. The atrium like square space glistened with wild greens and nature galore. It was quite refreshing to find bespoke pieces of modern and vintage furniture admist the plants and earthy planters. An aesthetic design inspiration to take from the space had outdoor and indoor moods combined. The signature Sarita Handa soft furnishing designs takes you back into old school art of Indian needlework, the light Ivory fabrics adorned with tonal ivory embroidery collection of rich detailed bedding and cushions inspired from European aesthetics that highlight the home linen display with accents of timeless printed patchworks.
4. SANS SOUCI
This czech based company has our heart drooling with their most mirror cracking collection that shows endless possibilities with a mystical play of glass and lights. Sometimes all it takes is a masterpiece of light to add a dynamic aura to the space.
With their installations at the five star hotels around the world they are well known for generations. If you are looking to add innovation to your designs, Look for Sans Souci. Sans Souci specialises in the design and production of tailor-made decorative light fixtures, lighting objects and architectural features. Its production is permeated by glass from the floor to the ceiling – by a living substance meant for improvisation and original work. All the works are produced in northern Bohemia, in a world-renown glass-making region. Sans Souci’s know-how is based on years of experience in the craft of glass-making, which is handed down from one generation to the next. Besides traditional production processes, it places emphasis on continuous innovation in design as well as production.
5. Three Sixty-The Leather Life
Three Sixty-the leather life is a young vibrant company, came into being in 2012, which retails leather home furniture and lifestyle accessories. Thanks to their unique offerings, they have successfully been presenting exclusive collections to their clientele. Every product is conceptualised, crafted and certified by the combined expertise of skilled designers, production personnel and craftsmen. Three Sixty’s products range across four categories: bars, accent furniture, accessories and travel.
6. BABY SELECT
Well if you are loking for bespoke and customised furniture, Baby Select is the right place to be. They bring to you bright spaces that ignite the imagination, infuse enthusiasm, nurture safety among kids. Moving away from pastels, at India Design ID 2018, the brand presents ‘Sky Full of Stars’ at India Design ID 2018, a collection that features a deep and dark navy set, rich neutral hues and a balance of contemporary and traditional designs.
7. LIVING WITH ELAN
Who said you can’t build fairytales home with metals? Vidushi Gupta brings to you a life filled with rainbows and unicorns. Add Pastel hues, bold patterns and playful sophistication. From home decor, lunch boxes, desk accessories, table top and gifts made from metal. Bring joy to everyday life and celebrate with Elan.
Housewarming, established in 1977, is the first company to create handcrafted pieces of art in metal which is finished to add luster using new age EPNS technology which is Electroplating of Nickel and Silver. At their Art Studio you could choose from a variety of luxury-in-metal handicraft wall décor solutions, unique in design metal wall Installations, stylized-for-luxury mirrors, as well as metal furniture that consist of coffee tables, side tables and bar stools, beautiful metallic consoles, chairs, stools and nest of tables.
9. ELLE DECOR International Design Awards
The country’s most coveted product design awards, ELLE DECOR International Design Awards (EDIDA) India in association with Sunil Sethi Design Alliance, has been honouring the best in product design, giving creative minds a chance to showcase their innovative products and unique patterns, for many years now. Check out the winning designs from EDIDA 2017 winners this year.
These furniture makers take geometry to whole new level.
Playful legos, jigsaw and octagaonal extractions their collection is called Tessellate at the ID ’18. Always under construction or rather unsettled, the collection seems always in a motion to complete its proportions over predisposition.
This collection focuses on the repurposing of material left over from past projects as well as reclaimed materials into newly conceived products using geometry as a source of inspiration to create patterns. This range focuses on products such as coffee tables, side tables, accent chairs, consoles as well as smaller accessories for the home.
Authenticity and craftmanship we loved the classic detailing and simplicity. Weave Craft has evolved to be one of the region’s most respected manufacturers and retailers of outdoor furniture. They provide a wide range of variety from Synthetic rattan ,Teak and ropes and straps that caters to all budgets. The bespoken furniture is made with highest quality raw material in-house with the help of a state-of-the-art machinery .
Having catered to some major hotel chains like Taj, Oberoi’s, Radisson, Marriot, Leela across India, the company’s vision is to create complete outdoor solutions that turn an outdoor area into a pleasurable experience. Their aim is to be a one-stop shop offering end-to-end outdoor solutions in furniture and roofing systems.
‘INTERSEKT’ the tile makers add third dimension to the thought of tiling with their concept of intersection.
The brand was born out of Marmo Home, one of India’s leading distributors of international tiles. Vidur Arora and Ridhi Arora have spearheaded the origin of INTERSEKT and aim to take the decades’ old legacy of Marmo Home forward through it. It is a dynamic home décor boutique that delivers a superior and cost-effective service, offering high-quality premium products including floor.
13. STUDIO METALLURGY
Founder Advaeita Mathur knows a surefire way to rave curiosity down your spine with her creativity. She is committed to intriguing design made from unconventional materials. We are fond of all her collections. Don’t forget to check out her entire collections over her website.www.studiometallurgy.com
14. CALVIN KLEIN HOMES
Add a relaxed elegance to your home and dwell into soft and comfort bed covers and bed sheets by Calvin Klein.
SCULPTURES THAT STOLE OUR HEARTS
We spotted these bald sculptures layed over the sprawling decor at India Design Week. Kind of obsessed how unique each one is. The Gandhi’s sculpture with contoured texture stole the show.
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Venue: INDIA DESIGN ID 2018
Story: Ar. Swati Sharma | Photography: Amit Naggar