For your posh pad
Sometimes it is that one thing that can change the look of your house. We give you a list of those few interesting things that can be used to change the decor of your house.
Dimmers and led lights
Get home dimmers and LED lights to create different moods and ambience. They save power and also give a an uber cool look to your room. "Such lights can uplift the mood of your room instantly. No wonder they're all the rage these days," says Akash Kakkar of Eurolite.
Available at: Philips Light Lounge, 803/2, Kotla Mubarakpur
If you want to add colour to your room, forget paints. Just get a bright carpet and you're sorted. They not only add warmth to a room, but these versatile splashes of colour give the room personality and function. "Bold colours such as red, pink and purple are making a big come back for those of you who prefer dark warm floors. Also look for texture - sculpted carpets in contemporary patterns and shaggy shags with multi-colour threads will make your room completely vibrant," says Deepankar Choudhary of Hands
Available at: 405, Ghitorni, MG Road
Crazy about cushions
An easy and pocket-friendly way to revamp your room is through bright cushions in fabrics like silk, satin and leather. "Change the look of your room with trendy cushions in different shapes and sizes. Colours like ice dunes, silver grey, night blue, black, chestnut, bronze and tones of cream, beige, red and burgundy will make a big splash in accessories like cushions," says Tara.
Price: R350 each
Available at: @home, Ghaziabad Sahibabad Link Road Highway, Next to Bikanerwala
Bed with upholstered headboard
Victorian style beds withy heavy fabricated headboards are in fashion and give a trendy makeover to your room. It's the return of the classics in this segment. "Give a contemporary and oriental feel to the interiors with high upholstered headboards that can be perfectly matched with the chest of drawers and consoles," says Samvit Tara of International Furniture Brands.
Price: Casa Fendi bed for Rs.10 lakh onwards
Available at: International Furniture Brands, The Gallery, 13 MG Road
Leather that weathers
There's something classy about leather and it is certainly one of the emerging trends of 2011. Even a single piece like a leather recliner, a chair, a book shelf or a bar cabinet is enough to add a touch of warmth and comfort to the room. Interior designer Bobby Aggarwal says, "Leather never fails to impart a royal and rich look to a room. Regardless of the decorating style or existing room furnishings, leather can instantly and effectively update your home decor."
Available at: Portside Cafe, F-301 Lado Sarai