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4 women-owned decor brands that will usher nature into your home

From furnishings and apparel, to garden ornaments and dried flower prints, these businesses have something for everyone.

The Mahindra Group's new museum is a tribute to an enduring legacy

Designed by Elsie Nanji and architect Harsh Manrao, The Museum of Living History promises an interactive journey through the company's past, present and future.

Discover untold stories of Mumbai's historic Khotachiwadi at a new exhibition in Girgaum

C&L Design collaborates with archaeologist André Baptista to place the neighbourhood into the larger cultural context of Mumbai.
Need to Know

Here's how designers found the perfect backdrop for their product shoots

Logistical challenges and appeals for authenticity alike have designers opening the doors to their own homes for product shoots.

Carlos Mota's debut range of fabrics is a celebration of his favourite colour

The stylist and interior designer brings out his signature flamboyance in a fun styling session, shot exclusively for AD, at the Kathiwada City House in Mumbai.
Product

Partnering with Zara Home, Vincent Van Duysen brings the past to the forefront

Reflecting on his design archives and personal interiors, Van Duysen crafts a refined collection for the masses

Rossana Orlandi, the Grande Dame of Italian design, receives the prestigious Compasso d'Oro

The award celebrates the Milan gallery owner’s commitment to promoting emerging talent and the best of Italian design
Trend

Steel furniture, new-wave Murano, and 6 other design trends spotted by AD Editors in Milan

The in-vogue materials, colours, and throwback vibes you need to know—and will want to spec, stat
Fair

Salone del Mobile 2022: The 35 best new products to debut at Milan Design Week

Nearly three dozen debuts in furniture, lighting, decor, and more that you may have missed at market
Exhibition

Call Me By Your Name director Luca Guadagnino pulls back the curtain on his interiors studio

For the first time, the director and interior designer is publicly sharing his furnishings and spaces at Salone del Mobile

Mario Bellini’s ‘Bambole’ collection remains seductive 50 years after its debut

Long live the B&B Italia collection, an icon of Italian design in the 1970s and a Compasso d'Oro winner in 1979, which is back today, in great shape. More seductive, comfortable and sustainable than ever.

How the magic of starry nights inspired Ashiesh Shah's painterly rugs dipped in indigo

The maverick designer’s new limited-edition series of rugs for Jaipur Rugs launches at Salone del Mobile 2022

Salone del Mobile 2022: Tom Dixon celebrates its 20th anniversary with a stunning travelling exhibition

Titled ‘Twenty’, the show chronicles the British designer's works around materiality, sustainability, and design

Here's how you can learn interior design from Gauri Khan

Khan has launched a new masterclass in collaboration with e-learning platform The Designer's Class
Events

Salone del Mobile 2022: Where to go and what to see during Milan Design Week

The installations, pop-ups, product debuts, and parties you need to know

Here's how the beauty of Indo-Saracenic architecture made its way to furniture

The Indo-Saracenic architecture movement is typically seen in public buildings of British India, like railway stations, boarding schools, and legislative offices. Here its beauty is seen in a chair designed by Lockwood de Forest in 1881–86—Western in form and Indian in ornament.

Tracing the history and legacy of Mangalore tiles

In a personal essay, architect and researcher Arijit Chatterjee shares his discovery of the historic Mangalore tile factories and reflects on their larger environmental, social, and cultural contexts

Salone del Mobile returns after a two-year hiatus with its 60th edition

As the world’s favourite furniture fair returns after a two-year pause, AD catches up with Maria Porro, president of Salone, on what to expect this year.

6 Indian brands that are redefining sustainable design

From method to material, these brands are paving the way for a sustainable future

Mumbai's newest gallery takes root in the heritage village of Khotachiwadi 

Founded by Mortimer Chatterjee, Tara Lal and Srila Chatterjee, the space celebrates the past, present, and future of Indian design

Paul Matter pays tribute to Le Corbusier with a minimalist floor lamp

The site-specific installation is on display at Héritages, an ongoing exhibition at the iconic Unité d’Habitation in Marseille.

Ashiesh Shah becomes the first Indian designer to debut on The Invisible Collection

Inspired by wabi-sabi and informed by karigari techniques, Shah's functional sculptures are now available on the luxury e-commerce platform

6 tips architects and designers should follow to maximize a client’s budget

Three finance-savvy design pros share their best budgeting strategies
Trend

Trend spotting: Why “listening rooms” are the next big thing in interiors

Dedicated spaces for listening to vinyl are popping up everywhere—but getting them right is an art and a science

Inside Neelam Kothari's first foray into the world of luxury interior design

The jewellery designer and actor has partnered with the BNK group to create bespoke residences for their latest venture, LINK BNK

Raseel Gujral Ansal’s bold new furnishing collection takes you around the world

The Arm Chair Traveller collection takes inspiration from fantastic journeys, both real and imagined

Pinakin Patel’s Alibag store is a treasure trove of furniture, art, colours and patterns

The veteran architect's eponymous Alibag store, Pinakin, underlines his unique design vocabulary for the modern Indian.

Edra's bejewelled furniture sparkle at Milan's Palazzo Durini Caproni di Taliedo

When it came to finding a showroom in Milan, Edra believes that the historic palace matched their products in scale and signature
Architecture

Tour K-Pop’s stunning new headquarters

Designed by the Dutch firm UNStudio, bands such as BLACKPINK, Big Bang, and more now have a new industry home