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Warm undertones usually appear in red, orange or yellow shades, while cool undertones give off a greyish hue. See how this Gurgaon living room, designed by DeMuro Das, embraces coolness by way of its wood-panelled wall.
Travertine maintenance tipsOne must apply a penetrating sealer, followed by a surface sealer, on travertine. It is recommended to re-seal the stone surface every year.The routine cleaning of travertine floors should include a gentle wipe with a mop to keep the floor spotlessly clean.Travertine is composed of calcium carbonate, so avoid using acid cleaners or strong soap-based cleaners as they have a tendency to corrode and damage the floor surface.Read more:6 Stone Floors Best Suited for Indian Homes9 Landscape Paving Materials You Need to Know AboutTell us: Have you used travertine in your home? Give us your feedback and tips for maintenance in Comments below.
Choose dark fabrics It is a well-known fact the darker fabrics absorb heat and lighter ones reflect it back. For the few months of winter, consider using a dark area rug or pepper deep-toned cushions around the house (place them in areas next to the window). During the day, these will warm up with exposure to the sun, and keep the room nice and toasty.See how dark tones light up this Mumbai apartment
Enough already with the myths; it’s time to enjoy your new homeThink of your designer as your fairy godmother/godfather – they are in your corner and want the best for you and will try their hardest to make sure you get what you want. So all you need to do is sit back and enjoy designing your home while they do the heavy lifting of making your dream space, no matter the size of the project. So here is the BIG conclusion – Good design is a crucial ingredient in creating better homes, and as a by-product, better environments – and the onus to empower and facilitate that change lies with us, both the designer and the client.Also read:What Can an Architect Do For You?4 Spectacular Homes That Push The BoundariesTell us:Have you ever hired a designer? Share your experience in Comments below.