Rashmi Gopal Rao

Motifs and milkmaids

Thanks to craft revivalists, a unique weave depicting womenfolk of Telangana’s pastoral Golla community is seeing a new lease of life

08 Jan 2023

The song of the river: A beautiful vacation home in Kerala

A vacation home by the Chaliyar in Kerala sits perfectly in sync with its surrounding water body and verdant greenery 

15 Oct 2022

The house of discard: Biophilic design that shows sustainability can be stylish too

“The homeowners wanted an eco-friendly abode in an ambience of serenity and calm amid the hustle and bustle of city life,” says Vinu Daniel, principal architect, Wallmakers.

01 Oct 2022

Life in a jewel box: Check midnight serenade apartment in Surat designed by Eshita Marwah

Classic marries contemporary in a chic home designed by Eshita Marwah in the diamond city of Surat, where each room is named after a precious stone

17 Sep 2022

Jia and Nitin Pamnani on the success story behind online Indian handloom store 'iTokri'

Tracing the successful trajectory of Jia and Nitin Pamnani, whose social enterprise, iTokri, has grown into the biggest online destination for everything handcrafted.

06 Aug 2022

Vintage florals to contemporary geometrics, wallpapers are making a comeback 

Thanks to contemporary patterns and funky prints, wallpapers are again having a moment in the design world

02 Jul 2022

Delhi's 'The Retyrement Plan': From discards to designer decor

As its name suggests, The Retyrement Plan is about recycling old discarded tyres, plastic wrappers and
fabric scraps into fun, funky furniture

19 Jun 2022

When style meets sustainability

Auroville-based architect and product designer Nandha Ravichandran’s furniture is entirely inspired by the organic nature of Nature

07 May 2022

Where Tipu Worshipped

At this temple, people offer tiny body parts crafted in silver as a prayer when they have health issues

19 Mar 2022

Home sweet smelling home

Never underestimate the power of aroma oils to help invigorate your home. Here’s a checklist of which one to use and when. 

12 Mar 2022

Reduce, Reuse, Revive

Most of the materials used are locally sourced and recycled from old houses. Old wooden trunks have been used to support the car porch roofing.

05 Mar 2022

A cornucopia of antiquities: The streets of Melukote

Temple town Melukote in the Mandya district of Karnataka offers a kaleidoscope of sights, spanning history, culture, craft and tradition

09 Jan 2021

Nature worshippers

The verdant paradise of Arunachal Pradesh is home to about 26 tribes and 100 subtribes, each of whom have their own customs, traditions and practices.

09 Aug 2019