His goal? To bring high-end, luxury interior decor products from across the world to India for residential and commercial projects. Today, Falgun, along with Pratik Harde, provides more than just a showcase of the latest designs from global brands. In this exclusive tête-àtête, the promoters share the many highlights and turning points of their venture.
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JOURNEYS THROUGH A LENS
Benguluru-based photographer Archana Vikram’s monochrome compositions are an invitation to consider the metaphoric moments created by architectural structures across France and Italy
Art of the matter
Supraja Rao’s Kadari Art Gallery in Hyderabad’s posh Jubilee Hills precinct is making waves as an art destination for its contemporary aesthetic and curatorial offerings
Vivek Kadecha infuses Zen-like calm and embraces wabi sabi aesthetics to create a light and airy, urban sanctuary on the outskirts of Ahmedabad
Who dares wins
Taking on a flat that had fallen into disrepair was a risk but talented designer Kayla Pongrac worked her magic to create a minimal-meets-dramatic home that is a complete style victory
Ravi Vazirani suffuses modish and understated glamour into the design narrative of this Mumbai abode
It's Cold Outside
So wrap yourself up in rich cashmere colours, luxe textures and the warm glow of twinkling Christmas lights
Nestled in the tranquil landscape of Mussoorie, this modern hillside cottage by Aditi Sharma is an ode to chic minimalism and rustic modernity
Ashish Bajoria and Suman Kanodia give insight into the past, present & future of Scarlet Splendour
An unstoppable love for design-led siblings Ashish Bajoria and Suman Kanodia to establish Scarlet Splendour.
JOURNEYS THROUGH A LENS
Mumbai-based photographer Pulkit Sehgal reveals the majestic universe of hand-crafted heritage structures through the nuances of their esoteric frescoes
Pocket of Sunshine
Nahal Ahamed and Mohammed Anas of Kozhikode-based Artystry Designers plan a biophilic theme for a thoughtful workplace
THE ANIMAL-HUMAN CONFLICT
RAJESH MENON is a wildlife photographer and environmental conservationist living in North India. Here he shares some ideas for solutions to the animalhuman conflicts that are apparent in all regions of the world today.
Passion and Love for Community
Dr. Prakash Tyagi is the executive director of Gramin Vikas Vigyan Samiti (GRAVIS), an NGO dedicated to working in impoverished rural regions of India, including the Thar desert, Rajasthan, Uttarakhand, and Bundelkhand. In part 2 of this interview with Kashish Kalwani, he speaks about how things have changed due to the pandemic and the importance of passion and love for community.
Modern Vinyasa FOR THE MASSES
Teacher Calvin Corzine brings a functional yet challenging approach to yoga with an emphasis on making everyday movement easier.
India Is on a Tear
Massive modernization presents opportunities for investors.
Love, Non-violence, and Truth
DR. PRAKASH TYAGI is the Executive Director of Gramin Vikas Vigyan Samiti (GRAVIS), an NGO dedicated to working in impoverished rural regions of India, including the Thar Desert, Rajasthan, Uttarakhand, and Bundelkhand. In part 1 of this interview with KASHISH KALWANI, he speaks about applying the Gandhian principles of love, non-violence, and truth to support communities in need.
WISDOM FROM MY FATHER
The tempo 1 was ready to depart. It was a short 30-minute journey from Bhatkal to Uppunda, a sleepy village in coastal Karnataka, India. My father, sister, and I were traveling together.
GM's Exit From India Hits a Roadblock
The long-delayed sale of its plants to a Chinese company faces local labor and political opposition
ELIZABETH DENLEY has been a student of both science and spirituality all her life. Trained as a scientist, she turned her field of inquiry and research skills to the field of meditation and spirituality after starting the Heartfulness practices in the late 80s. Here she shares some thoughts on the importance of selfacceptance.
The New Storytelling:We Are All Indigenous Global Citizens
WAKANYI HOFFMAN is a Global Education Specialist and founder of the African Folktales Project. In Part 2 of her interview with SARA BUBBER, Wakanyi shares the value of storytelling, passing down wisdom through generations, her Kikuyu culture, and how we are all indigenous global citizens.
The Vaccine's Last Mile Problem
India is racing to vaccinate its villages, including many in remote and desperately poor areas where suspicion of the government’s motives runs deep