Indian palaces with splendid interiors and sumptuously frescoed, mirrored chambers, with a Maharaja's bed and swing of silver clad wood, ornate embroideries and silk adorned windows contrasting with white marble walls and panels of Kutch beadwork all over the bedding, such ambiance is very rarely found in any other part of the world, except for the palaces of India.
Rows of dowry chests that speak of family pride are symbols of proud heritage and mud plastered huts with embellished mirrors are seen even today in Gujrat known for its nomadic Banjara tribes.
Each house has a sacred space, which may be a richly painted prayer room or a temple or a saffron symbol of Om daubed at the entrance. Indian interiors are designed to guide the flow of energy through our chakras in a very positive fashion.
Lavishly adorned with hand painted ceilings and teak columns, mogul arches and flamboyant interiors, each house has richness in character and an exotic ambiance that leaves you spellbound.
Jodhpur or the blue city is known for the blue painting on doors or walls that was done to reflect the harsh desert light and kept interiors cool. Cusped arches with green painted cabinet doors are traditional to Jodhpur.
Verandas with arches and Indian style sitting are common characters of Haveli's of Jodhpur. Everyday rustic handmade vessels made of iron and brass, an oil lamp and a hand woven rope woven daybed add an eclectic touch to the interiors.
Jharokha or small windows with painted glass add a touch of color to the smallest of homes. Grand Havelis or small, each bespeaks of character and history. Roofs made of dried desert grass and walls, painted with white clay, the dwellings of camel herders cluster in Jaisalmer and inspire fabrics embroidered in beautiful designs.
Damchias and Manjoosh come from these beautiful cities as do the doors that are seen on the cabinets and sideboards. Coffee tables made from old doors and windows, hand crafted distressed furniture made from reclaimed, beautifully aged woods. Indian furniture is very eco friendly and grounding.
The elements of brass and iron used in doors are essentially grounding techniques that are used in guiding the electro magnetic charge around us. Carvings symbolize chakras and energy centers that bring in peace and harmony into our interiors.
Indian style decor is rich with exotic colors, spiritual symbolic, magical and brings a very relaxed ambiance. Indian bedspreads add an ethnic and warm touch to any room and enhance your home decor. Indian inspired bedspreads, pashmina blankets, silk bedding. Cushion covers decorated with colored beads, patchwork, and embroidery in intricate designs give color and add a bohemian flair to your interiors. Unique collages of color and design the patchwork tapestries are spectacular pieces of creative art. Sari curtains highlight the hues from bedspreads and complete the Indian couture design style.