I STARTED HIGHLIGHT In 2004 when I returned from New York. I first began with my own line of lamps but after a few years we tied up with several well-known international lighting brands around the world and brought them to India.
THE JOURNEY HAS BEEN WONDERFUL with lots of learnings. Right from the start I have been collaborating with architects and interior designers for their residential projects. I have designed and provided lighting for some of the most beautiful homes in Delhi and pan-India. Seven years ago, I started decorative lighting for designer hotels as well, and that has been a new and exciting challenge.
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Moving from management to design, this young professional straddles both worlds with ease and looks at every project with a fresh pair of eyes.
Ars. Manit and Sonali Rastogi lead their team to create a re-configurable design of open-office that can alter allocation of space as per requirement.
Cheerful interactive zones filled with natural light and outdoor views, Ar. Mahesh designs a contemporary home for a young family in Thiruvananthapuram.
Mumbai gets its latest design destination and we at Livingetc couldn’t be happier to see one of our fav designers make home for the hottest collectibles in town.
Future is now
PROJ ECT OF MODERNITY IS STILL IN PROGRESS
fit for a feast
OTTOLENGHI CALLS JIKONI THE ONE RESTAURANT HE WISHED WAS HIS – AND THESE RECIPES FROM ITS CHEF, RAVINDER BHOGAL, PROVE WHY
We invited Ar. Akshat Bhatt of Architecture Discipline to engage in a one-on-one professional conversation with Satyendra Pakhalé—from one mind to the other about the process of design and its realisation.
Crafting Futures now
“Design as solution enabler” couldn’t find a more appropriate candidate than Satyendra Pakhalé...
A CREATIVE CONFLUENCE
A mid-century modern aesthetic fulfils modern demands in this charming art-fuelled Mumbai apartment by PAN Design Studio.
House Of The Month Crafted Luxury
An urban residence in Bengaluru that is part mansion and part refuge in nature, designed by Ar. Alok Shetty of Bhumiputra Architecture.
YOGA & PEACE
DEEPAK CHOPRA speaks with DAAJI about the role Yoga has to play in bringing about world peace. This is an excerpt from their conversation broadcast on International Day of Peace, September 21, 2020. That documentary is available at https://heartfulness.org/en/international-day-of-peace/.
Create the habit of meditation
CHIRAG KULKARNI, Co-Founder and CMO of Medly Pharmacies in the USA, speaks with RISHIKA SHARMA about creating a regular meditation practice, so as to make it a habit. He also shares how meditation has benefited both his personal and professional life.
SHIA'S PRIVATE TEMPLE OF DOOM!
Indiana Jones gig derailed by abuse scandal
"Food Raconteur” Ashok Nageshwaran wants to tell you a story.
THE MAKING OF A MODEL MINORITY
Indian Americans rarely stop to ask why our entrance into American society has been so rapid—or to consider what we have in common with other nonwhite Americans.
In 2017, DR. VANDANA SHIVA spoke with KIM HUGHES about the sacredness of the Earth, the work she has been doing to bring awareness and change in the field of sustainable agriculture, and the importance of understanding our interconnectedness with Nature, and how we can change the way we eat.
DIAMONDS - A Luxury Gem Steeped in Fact & Fable
The diamond is one fabled gemstone! For example, google “Hope Diamond” to see all the legends associated with just this one stone said to bring misfortune to its owners.
Brown Sugaa and Medusa
Brown Sugaa and Medusa
CHINA DEMANDS INDIA RESCIND APP BAN AMID BORDER TENSION
China on Wednesday demanded India rescind a ban on more Chinese mobile phone apps amid tension between Beijing and other governments over technology and security.