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Johnson Tiles Launches ‘Smart Tiles’

H & R Johnson (India), the leading ceramic tiles manufacturer and a division of Prism Johnson Limited, opened its 2nd exclusive Experience Centre in Maharashtra, at Pune. The occasion also marked the launch of the ‘Smart Series’ tiles. Bringing all the products from Johnson under one roof, this Experience Centre boasts of the widest range …


The Paper Cafe

Happier Cafe started with a dialogue of what makes one feel happy, whether tangible or a feeling, from small daily pleasures to life’s big achievements. Happier Cafe by JC Architecture in Taipei, Taiwan is a place for change and evolution, where people come to relax and feel comfortable, but are also key attributes to the …


Häfele Opens Its New Design Showroom

Häfele, the global force in interior functionality has opened its new state-of-the-art design showroom in Hyderabad. This extensive 8,000 square feet showroom amalgamates global trends along side avant-garde utility, through its interactive displays that conjure design dreams into reality. Present at the launch were Sri Mr. Jayesh Ranjan, IAS Member and Principal Secretary of Industries …


Ikea’s Swe-Desi Collection

IKEA collaborates with social entrepreneurs around the world to create hand-crafted collection Hantverk, inspired by traditional crafts and rooted in Scandinavian design. IKEA, the Swedish retail furniture giant made a major breakthrough in the industry with its flat-pack furniture. A large credit of self-assembled, mass produced, affordable furniture going mainstream goes to IKEA. So words …


Alex Chinneck’s Fantastical World

Born in 1984, this British sculptor, known for creating larger than life temporary public artworks merges art, architecture and theatre to create a ‘punch in the face’ impact. His spirited sculptures play havoc with the brain, flaming one’s fantasy along with global interest. If your lucky enough to experience Alex Chinneck’s surreal life-size artworks, you …


Yothaka’s Eco-friendly Furniture

Started in 1989, Yothaka International Co., Ltd. was the first to develop the application of water-hyacinth in the Thailand furniture industry. Yothaka differentiates itself from other companies through its amazing creativity, frequently tweaking its ranges and adding new designs every year. Today, Yothaka proffers a huge collection, all designed in-house, be it furniture or accessories …


Somany Ceramics Launches Somany Water Heaters

The leading player in the tiles and sanitary ware industry has recognised the segment of bath ware appliances as area for future growth. Somany Water Heaters, by Somany Ceramics Limited, the flagship company of the H. L. Somany Group, was launched because of it being a noteworthy revenue contributor considering the size and growth of …


Cartoon Capers

Named YND 223-14 after its Korean address, Yeonnam-dong Café 223-14 is a novel coffee shop located in Hongdae in Seoul. Owned by the company Greem, the café’s design idea, created by founder and owner Eun-Jin Lee is totally special. Designed in black pen-graphics, the café ubiquitously marries reality and illusion to conjure up a fantastical …


Gold In The Heart Of Paris

Metek Architecture had a very unique vision for a multi-use complex located in the 19th arrondissement of Paris. Encompassing 31 social housing units and 7 artist studios, the new project invents a new style to otherwise staid courtyard living by audaciously using copper-gold cladding. The intent was to construct a link with the historic buildings, …


Equal Series By VitrA

The contemporary nature of the delicate, angular design makes VitrA’s Equal series ideal for both commercial and residential spaces. VitrA, the leading bathroom solutions brand of Eczacıbaşı Building Products Division in Turkey has introduced its Equal Series in India. The new range, Equal, makes use of geometric shapes and minimalist borders and reveals a very …