Connecting to India's culture and history, Indian interiors are centered around hand carved furniture, ornately carved doors with traditional motifs and richly embroidered textiles. Your gateway to the exotic world of color and old word charm, Indian antiques and art carry the energy of beautiful traditions encouraging prosperity and happiness.
Intricately carved and handmade, authentic Indian furniture is rustic but very solid. Old door coffee tables made from reclaimed doors or the cabinets that have chakra carved doors with hints of color, the designer in you will want to throw in sari toss pillows for a dramatic effect. Exotic color and texture plays with the sumptuously carved teak headboard that takes on the hand printed bedcover in rich luxurious detail. Sari curtains glamorize the windows and the antique banjara tapestry gives a classic vibe to the bedroom.
Indian decor is rich in color, pattern and texture, an authentic antique damchiya fills the room with exotic flair. An antique Indian bench made from oxcarts and layered with colorful pillows, transforms this urban New York apartment into a vibrant, energetic space. Block printed cotton throws are scattered on the sofas and an antique triple arch graces the main wall of the living room. Unique architectural remnants and paintings are the focus and give a pop of color against the white wall. A huge brass cladded hope chest sits in the foyer and is useful to store extra blankets.
Indian design is quite often opulent, but some Indian interiors are very simple. A mix of the British Colonial style as seen in the rosewood antique armoire with etched glass or the stunning Burmese teak round table with dual bases and upturned legs gives interiors an eclectic bohemian appeal. The turquoise carved console serves as a sofa table and is used to display family pictures. A huge wall mirror made from an antique arch sits across the custom dining table made from an antique door. Barn doors made from Ganesha and Krishna carvings in the guest room make a unique statement.
The arched lotus screen filters the sunlight and a hand carved floral sofa graces the living room. The carving is so delicate and detailed, it takes your breath away. Indian interior design is about balancing energies and creating a place that promotes health and prosperity. An antique Ganesha door graces the entryway and you are greeted with a carved statue of Krishna, the Hindu god who preserves the world with beauty and peace.