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A Weekend Retreat à la Mode

Updated: Jun 2, 2019

A contemporary getaway that allows its visitors to find a temporary escape from reality. The brief by the client was a weekend home that can be used for get-togethers and more importantly, for his family to unwind. In order to fulfill these requirements a series of careful spatial planning techniques were incorporated which resulted in an abode that is not only chic and comfortable but also an extension of the people using it.

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An effort was made to ensure that the entrance is warm and inviting. This was done by introducing a gorgeous and curvy tufted sofa that would help you forget your everyday hassles and drift you into an ideal retreat. Adding to the weekend vibes is a dining area with the backdrop of a tropical wallpaper that exemplifies the cooler tints of green, yellow and orange.

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The living cum dining area also showcases a reading corner defined by a sink-in wing back chair, foot stool and a textured wallpaper to provide multiple seating experiences that cater to the whims of the client. Furthermore, the space has been designed in a manner which allows the family to be in separate spaces yet maintain a substantial degree of visual connectivity. Purposeful use of minimum furniture carefully placed in its position leaves ample room for get-togethers.

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The rooms are more or less designed along the same lines except for a predominant color scheme. The tall upholstered bed backs and wooden paneled backdrops mirror the comfort and grandeur of a luxurious hotel suite.
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The bedrooms portray an effective play of textures, patterns, intricate details and some delightful illumination techniques. The spaces are planned in a way to make them seem clean, sharp and bigger than they actually are. A dynamic material palette of wood, glass, and metal is well balanced by well curated soft furnishings in sync with the color theme of each room.

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Being a weekend home the house highlights a clear distinction between the necessary and unnecessary by using minimum but functional furniture that adds a strong but definitive character to each space.

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Between the lines of a natural color palette and ambient light textures, use of contrasting materials create an inviting atmosphere for a home that feels both modern and chic. Overall, the place is a refreshing, relieving and reassuring weekend home which is perfect to relax and let your hair down.

Project Details:

Project Name: A weekend retreat à la mode

Type: Residential Interiors

Location: NIBM Road, Pune, Maharashtra

Size: 1892 Sq. Ft.

Firm: Crimson Studio, Pune, Maharashtra

Principal Designer: Tanvi Kale

Completion: December 2018

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