Entries by Zain

GIVE YOUR HOME AN INSTAGRAM CANDY TOUCH

So you’re an Instagram fiend, and want to post dreamy pictures of your (near) perfect home. Here is our bag of tricks to get you on the ‘gramming bandwagon, and strike some serious house envy in the hearts of your followers. KNOW YOUR MEDIUM: Instagram pictures are not your garden-variety selfies. While they are usually […]

MULTITASKING FURNITURE WONDERS

Phablets, juicer-mixer-grinders, showers with speakers. We want everything that’s part of our homes to do more. Especially when it comes to furniture. Besides the obvious advantage of cost-effectiveness, multipurpose furniture also saves space and gives you room to get creative. While some pieces are designed to serve a twin purpose, others can be made to […]

BOHEMIAN CHIC IS THE WAY TO GO

Lover of vibrant colours and warm lights. Making art origami and light installations is how things should move forward. “Tastefully mismatched”–that’s the style. “Teak doesn’t have to go with teak. Or red with red. The play of different elements is what makes a space artsy and beautiful. That’s why my favourite decor style is bohemian.”   […]

IDEAL CONSOLE TABLES

Often underused and overlooked, the console table is a delightfully versatile piece of furniture. The entryway – where this slender, long table is usually propped – is just the tip of the iceberg. It can actually be added to any space in your home, and is endlessly adaptable. Use it to fill up empty space, […]

OLDIES WITH NEWBIES

While we love mid century modern Scandinavian design and furniture, we love iteven more when these pieces are paired with vintage furniture finds — both original mid century pieces and more traditional furniture.     Why, you ask? Mixing contemporary furniture with older finds brings a sense of personality, depth, and history to a space. […]

7 GIFTS YOUR LOVED ONES WOULD LOVE

Eid is almost upon us. Soon, gifts will be made, purchased, or recycled from last year’s collection. The confirmed gifters among us will go about spreading sweetness and light. But some of us will face the agony of deciding what gifts to get this time. All the while suspecting that we’ll cave and buy mithai […]

Interior Tips for Contemporary Pakistan Homes.

Ever walked into a room and instantly got a good vibe? A room that’s well put together is no accident. While the contents of any room are unique to each person, at its core, home décor is based on a set of sensible guidelines, if not rules. Here are some of them. Green Upgrade: In […]

WEDDING 101

The season is here! The season of lights, fireworks, food, flowers, mithai and last minute freak outs. Don’t worry about the last part, we’re here to help you out. Whether it’s your own wedding or someone close to you, everyone needs some guidance and helpful tips on surviving the wedding season. So if you want […]

THE GOLDEN TOUCH

From a home interior perspective, golden has it’s own significance. A house lacks on it’s chic touch if there is no pinch of gold. From burnished to golden, here’s how to embellish with this colour du jour. No colour does old-school glamour like gold. It evokes the razzle dazzle of the thundering twenties, the hushed elegance […]

THE POWER OF FLOWERS

The history of floral patterns has originated from 1600’s in the southern Asia. Chrysanthemums from Japan, lotuses from China, bold floral tiles from the Middle-East, and, perhaps the most famous, the Chintz print from India, are some florals that have made their way to the west.   Short History: For most piece of the history, […]