Insider Alert | New stores

Insider Alert | New stores
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First Published: Sat, Apr 05 2008. 01 07 AM IST

Updated: Sat, Apr 26 2008. 12 34 AM IST
1BHK
This store houses adaptations of traditional Indian designs, along with
international options. 1BHK designers keep small Mumbai homes in mind. The pieces, from couches to wine racks to paintings by Mumbai-based gallerist Ashish Balram Nagpal, are designed to fit into compact spaces. The India-inspired pieces, such as the modern rattan divan, are the real winners.
From Rs200 to Rs10,000 for home accessories, Rs7,000 to Rs40,000 for furniture and about Rs1.5-2 lakh per piece for artwork.
Kamala City, Lower Parel, Mumbai
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This store specializes in neutral-colour linen enriched by simple prints, embroidery and basic stripes, plaids or floral patterns. The look is elegant, though a tad repetitive.
Rs15,000 to Rs1 lakh for a complete set of bed and pillow covers.
Grand Mall, Gurgaon
Bombay Dyeing
With more than 500 designs, this new Bombay Dyeing store could easily be
overwhelming, but the large space allows for easy browsing. There is something for everyone — from bold geometric prints to classical neutral prints.
Bed products cost from Rs499 to Rs4,999, and bathroom products cost from Rs199 to Rs1,399.
Pandurang Budhkar Marg, Worli, Mumbai
Viya Home
Vikram and Divya Goyal bring their Delhi-based, high-end furniture line to Mumbai. The designs are India modern, covering everything from over-the-top Mughal-inspired gold pillars to Rajasthani sculptures mounted on steel for a sleek, contemporary look. The winning designs come with a hefty price tag.
Rs1,200 to Rs5 lakh.
Kamal Mansion, Arthur Bunder Road, Mumbai
Ratan Textiles
The Jaipur textile exporting company opens its doors to Delhiites with a boutique home and clothing store on Lodhi Road. The designs are quite predictably authentic Jaipuri — rich in colour, pattern and embroidery.
Rs25 to Rs10,000.
Meher Chand Market, Lodhi Road, New Delhi
Address Home
This new home accessory and furniture store opened its doors recently in Mumbai’s Raghuvanshi Mills, a place already populated by many furniture stores. There are a few standout pieces (see main story), but the stylish products do not break many moulds. Rather look here for yet another option in basic colour palettes, straight lines and contemporary designs found in the stores at the compound.
Rs400 to Rs4 lakh.
Raghuvanshi Mills, Mumbai
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First Published: Sat, Apr 05 2008. 01 07 AM IST