DESIGN & LIVING

Architecture + Interiors

Photo Essay: In Search of Sunlight in Mumbai

Amid the pandemic, a photographer examines the role of urban planning and architecture in our access to sunlight

Words & Photos: Alisha Vasudev

September 23, 2020

Architecture + Interiors

Public Space: The Steps In The Right Direction

Architect Alan Abraham on the wondrous St Stephen’s Steps in Bandra, working with the BMC, and the need for more public spaces in the city

Words: Fabiola Monteiro

July 31, 2020

Architecture + Interiors

Why The Dining Table Deserves to Be Treasured

The oft-disregarded dining table is at the centre of our homes, now more than ever. Plus, four designers of spaces and products show us the dining tables in their own homes

Words: Khorshed Deboo

June 6, 2020

Architecture + Interiors

A Case for Conservation: Why We Need to Care More

Revered basilicas, heritage forts, and other storied structures that are treasure troves of memory, culture, and life

Words: Jessica Jani

May 30, 2020

Architecture + Interiors

Lessons from Charles Correa

Can the architect’s practice shape the way we build during the climate crisis?

Words: Gretchen Ferrao Walker

October 3, 2019

Architecture + Interiors

Crafting Sustainable Cities with Permaculture

Understanding the role of permaculture design in urban living

Words: Tansha Vohra

September 16, 2019

Architecture + Interiors

Botanical Art isn’t New — But It’s More Popular than Ever

Tracing our renewed interest in botanical art, from ancient traditions and colonial paintings to contemporary products and interiors

Words: Gretchen Ferrao Walker

August 30, 2019

Architecture + Interiors

Around the World in 8 Chairs

A global project spotlights chairs and their designs across cultures

Words: Fabiola Monteiro

July 8, 2019

Architecture + Interiors

Designing Calm: The Reasons You Relax at Wellness Retreats

Space, sound, services — all the little things that help to slow down

Words: Gretchen Ferrao Walker

July 2, 2019

Architecture + Interiors

A New Exhibition Looks at the History Beneath Our Feet

Advertisements from the 1930s, Art Deco tiles and other treasures on display at an exhibition by Bharat Floorings and Tiles

Words: Fabiola Monteiro

May 8, 2019

Architecture + Interiors

Across Space and Time: The Jaali in Indian Design

From Mughal architecture to contemporary clothing, the jaali is part of India’s everyday design vocabulary

Words: Gretchen Ferrao Walker

April 8, 2019

Architecture + Interiors

Suited for Space: Sleek Furniture by Borderline Studio

The brand’s debut collection — The Martian Get Together — takes inspiration from outer space and gives multi-functionality a makeover

March 27, 2019

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