Vaishnavi Nayel Talawadekar is an internationally published writer and content specialist.

Vaishnavi runs a sunny content studio called Mangomonk where she writes for brands and publications, big and small.

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Ludhiana Houzz: More is More in This Palatial Bungalow

Intricate sculptures, elaborate detailing and flamboyant palettes define this luxurious Ludhiana bungalow belonging to a realtor and his family. “The client wanted measured doses of colour in every part of the house. We achieved this sense of vibrancy with a design blueprint featuring rich materials and opulent finishes,” says Varun Baweja, founder and chief interior designer of his eponymous interior design firm.

Ayesha Taleyarkhan's new photo art series reflects on community and conflict

Ayesha Taleyarkhan's freewheeling journey from analogue photography to contemporary photo art spans over five decades—a fact that not only makes her a bona fide insider of India's photography community, but also a recognized name on coffee tables of Anand Mahindra, Martin Kriegner and Shobaa De (who, among other prominent personalities, are inveterate collectors of her coffee table books). "I entered the world of photography in the black-and-white era, and then, in the 80s and 90s, it was the g

65 Indian artists are on the global stage at an art extravaganza in Italy

An art extravaganza spotlighting over 65 Indian artists has opened its doors in Turin, Italy. Curated by Myna Mukherjee and Davide Quadrio, in collaboration with Fondazione Torino Musei, Emami Art, Engendered, Arthub, and Turin’s annual contemporary art fair, Artissima, the project, christened Hub India, is also notably supported by the Consulate General of India, the Indian Council for Cultural Relations and the Kiran Nadar Museum of Art. The museum exhibitions will remain open for viewing unti

Behind the scenes of Ritu Kumar and Ashiesh Shah’s latest homeware collection

For Shah, launching a prêt line had never featured on his order of priorities. "It requires a great deal of infrastructure and huge marketing budgets," he explains; so when Amrish Kumar, director and creative director of Ritu Kumar—to whom he was introduced by mutual friend and entrepreneur Aparajita Jain—reached out in 2018 to propose a creative collaboration, he was understandably hesitant. But the partnership was written in the stars for Shah. "Amrish wanted to forge a direction for the brand

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