Home is where the heart is,they say. But nowadays many people go beyond that,to make their houses into works of art. Décor,furnishing and accessories play an important role in creating the right look and feel of the home. Here is a list of some fine indulgences
A room lit with thousands of tiny stars is sure to create a romantic atmosphere. This candles and spirits chandelier by Brand van Egmond combines Swarovski glamour with a hint of exuberance.
Priced at Rs 7,00,000,it is available at the Pallate store in Mumbai.
This four poster bed from home décor and accessories giant Good Earth will let you sleep the sleep of the righteous. The Soho four poster bed set,available at the stores outlets,comes with two side tables and a mattress that feels as good as it looks. Made with mahogany wood,in a queen poster size,dreaming big will come naturally.
Priced at Rs 1,88,000.
If a picture is worth a thousand words,then a coffee-table,that is pitched as a work of art,will be worth a lot more. Versace Homes new collection gives a contemporary interpretation to neoclassic canons. Part of the Sunburst furniture line is a round crystal table with a base made of by 14 elements in chromed metal conveying the strength of a solar explosion.
Available at Versace Home outlets at Rs 4,02,800 with taxes.
Treat for the eyes
A piece of artwork over the fireplace and a vase full of flowers for the side-table are so passé. If you really want your living room to be the envy of your neighbours’ eyes,then pick up one of these porcelain creations by Lladró,a Valencian Spanish company that came to India over a decade ago. Known for their intricate and delicately designed figurines and scenes,they are sure to add elegance to your home. The Queen of Nile is the largest work created by Lladró. The 160 cm long boat,inspired by Egyptian tradition,acts as a base for the 12 delicate figurines of dancers,royal Egyptian musicians and the intricately dressed queen herself. There is also a panther in the medley.
Priced at Rs. 1,00,25,000,it is available at all Lladró outlets.
A sofa is just a sofa,you say? What about sitting on a surface that fits perfectly for the small of your back and is just the right height? This latest collection from BoConcept,designed by Karim Rashid,is just one such example. The Mezzo sofa made in Salvador leather provides spacious seating and luxurious comfort with a thin seat cushion with exclusive stitching details.
Priced between Rs 3.5 lakh and Rs 10.5 lakh.