The Open House
Photographer : Kunal Bhatia
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Balance the tonality of your roomWhen you’re using several finishes in a room, placement is key. Be careful to space out similar tones evenly across your room. For instance, dark tones huddled together at one end of your room can upset the visual balance.This dining room by Studio Nishita Kamdar is a lesson in even placement. The dining chairs offer equal distribution of dark wood across the room while the doors and dining table infuse lightness across the space.What to choose: light wood or dark wood?
You: Are a conservationist and nature loverYour table: Salvaged woodSalvaged wood plank tables have gained admirers recently and work best in the rectangular shapes. The natural beauty of the tree is magnified to epic proportions and appreciated in everyday use.Due to the scarcity of the wood and the custom work that goes into creating each piece, these tables double as art pieces, and their prices reflect their beauty.
At the other end of the living room is the dining area. The glass doors here, too, can be closed to cordon it off when needed. How to Make Open Kitchens Work in Indian Homes