5 reasons you need ELLE DECOR India’s Festive issue in your home

SEP 27, 2017 | By Reecha Kulkarni
Peek into art inspired homes from Mumbai to New York
Photograph by Fabien Charuau; Produced by Mrudul Pathak Kundu

If you can’t think of a reason to pick up our October-November 2017 issue, we give you five! 1. Host the best parties

The festive season is here, and this guide will make your dinner party the one to attend. Our Focus on Dining section could be a pin-up on your wall, with a wish list ranging from fancy crystal ware and diamond-studded banquet setups to pop art-inspired lights and minimalist linen.

Page numbers: 287 – 307 2. Awaken your inner childAfter 8 hours of staring at emails, come back home to a game of Ludo, Snakes and Ladders or Hide and Seek – without the running. Recreate those childhood memories with our Child’s Play Trend story by combining an eccentric mélange of bright carpets, printed plates and statement see-saws.  Page numbers: 50 – 57 3. Develop a taste for olives Take the olives out of that dry martini, and bring them into your home. Our Now Palette trend on Olive and Blush tells you how to integrate olive green hues with soft pink tones to create an indoor garden.
Page numbers: 58 – 65 4. Peek into the lives of design heroesBrowse through conversations and studios of noteworthy artists and designers. Take inspiration from the design philosophy of Spanish artist and designer Javier Mariscal, while stepping into the studios of sculptor Arzan Khambatta and ZZ Architects. Know what Visionnaire’s Eleonore Cavalli does every day, and Generation Now features Freeyan Neterwala and Zarir Aibara. Page numbers: Starting from 90 5. Get artistic inspiration This art-inspired issue brings you fantastical homes: Srila Chatterjee’s treasure trove of art and the colourful explosion that is Brenda Cullerton’s New York loft to upcoming designer Kunal Seolekar’s Pune home and architect Samira Rathod’s South Mumbai flat. Find elaborate artistic setups, stories on wallpapers, quirky collectibles and unusual installations in our Homes section. Page numbers: 240 – 284
Also read: Guess who our guest editor is!