Category Archives: Interior & Furniture

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IKEA to open four stores & Walmart 10 outlets in Bengaluru

Furniture retailer IKEA has plans to open four stores in Bengaluru with an investment of Rs 2,000 crore, announced Juvencio Maez tu, Chief Executive officer of Ikea India. “Karnataka is a very important market for IKEA. We will develop retail stores and double our sourcing by 2020. Around 4 stores are planned for Bangalore,“ he […]

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How to choose the right Architect

Choosing the right architect is the single most important part of successfully accomplishing your residential, commercial or institutional construction project. The right architect will not only help you realize the design of your dreams, but will also work with your contractor to make sure the job is done right, helping you avoid unnecessary costs, and […]

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7 Big Mistakes You Make Lighting Your Home

Lighting a room seems easy enough: Plug in a lamp, flip a switch, and voilà! What was once dark is now bright. But certain missteps can cause a comfy space to feel, well, off. Here some common mistakes to avoid: 1. You don’t think in layers. It seems easy enough to install a row of […]

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Buying art for your home is entirely personal and depends on your style

Just as you would select clothes to wear, buying art for your home is entirely personal and much of the selection depends on your style. But how does one go about building a collection? Just as you can buy a great-looking top in a flea market, good works can be found within your budget (however […]

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Top tips to buying the perfect sofa

Having the right sofa can make or break a room, says furniture doyen Margot Spalding of Jimmy Possum. Many things need to be considered other than just size, price point and colour. Knowing the purpose of your sofa is probably the most important, Margot says, as is understanding what is and isn’t guaranteed in the […]

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The Swedish furniture giant, IKEA, to set up store in Bengaluru

The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)-led government in Maharashtra on Friday signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the Swedish furniture retailing giant, IKEA, to set up two to three stores. Maharashtra is one of four states, including Telangana, Karnataka and Delhi-National Capital Region (NCR), identified by IKEA to open its stores. One store will need more […]

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Bengaluru No 1 buyer of furniture sold online

The coming together of a robust real estate market with a tech-savvy population has made the country’s IT capital set online furniture sales on fire. In the rapidly growing world of e-commerce, Bangalore tops the charts in the overall revenue contribution for furniture e-tailers, who are chasing a largely unorganized market that’s $18 billion in […]

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10 Tips For Choosing Office Furniture

Office furniture is arguably as important, if not more important than the location of your office. You and your colleagues will be spending around 8 hours a day, 5 days a week in the office. 1. Make sure the office furniture you choose fits the room and that there is enough room to open cabinets […]

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