In Vivid Detail
Better Homes & Gardens India|June - July 2018

Homemaker Bindu Joseph’s beautiful Kerala home, chock-full of details and interesting vignettes, proves that minimalism isn’t always the answer.

Nandini Banerjee

In the heart of lush Chattikulam village in Thrissur, Kerala, is a house that seems to be straight out of the pages of a magazine. Homemaker Bindu Joseph’s spectacular abode, set over 500 acres, is an ideal example of how seamlessly contemporary and traditional aesthetics can come together. An ancestral home modified to create large, airy, light-filled rooms, each space here is decorated with ingenuity. The attention to detail is striking. Different vignettes in every room—a traditional elephant chair with complementing vibrantly coloured cushions; indoor plants juxtaposed against brass ornaments placed on a contemporary rug; a small corner table overwhelmed with differently-coloured glass bottles—give the home an unconventional look.

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