Beyond Interiors


The Art of Framing I have often wondered whether a frame tends to bring out the beauty of a picture or painting or was it just meant to take a backseat and allow the picture or painting to only take the lime light. Reminds me of that saying by Hafiz, a Persian poet, “Even after all this time, the sun never says to the earth, ‘You owe me.’ Look what happens with a love like

Window Covering – Part 2

The Art of dressing Windows Windows are such an important component of any room. They allow natural light to filter through, provides air circulation, creates a flow, guides your furniture arrangement, and is your connection to the outside world. With windows the next accessory is the ‘dress’ the window wears, this is usually by having curtains or blinds. If your curtains or blinds tend to look tired, untidy or just boring, it’s time to give

Window Covering -Curtains -Part1

A Conversation with Priti Haksar of MOD Furnishing I started wanting to write a piece on Window Covering focusing on Curtains. The focus was to present a piece on the more technical aspect of curtains, the material, patterns etc. – in line with the ideology of The White Lotus, presenting pieces of interiors that will further enhance one’s home.I reached out to one of my favourite people, Mrs. Priti Haksar.Priti Haksar has been in this

The Accent Chair

have always loved the placement of the Odd chair or the Accent seater that livens up what normally is a predictable sofa seating arrangement in the Living room. It’s kind of brings out a whimsical tone to the room. Whether upholstered in print or plain or even with patchwork, choices are a plenty. While we do see a lot of designs around the world, I have decided to showcase a few from my favorite stores,

Creative Wall Plates

It was a random visit to the Jew street, in Mattanchery, Cochin, over fifteen years ago that spurred me to buy an old endearing Chipped round plate, that was the precursor of my plate collection. Shapes and size don’t matter and the quirkier it is the better.Having collected plates over the years, I then decided to display the same and the wall was going to be the canvas for my favorite plate collection. Here now