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7 Design names and brands to stalk this year

JAN 2, 2018 | By Reecha Kulkarni
Iqrup and Ritz feature unique concepts for their furniture lines
Fuseproject combines technology with art for Samsung
A kleptomaniac's paradise - metal lamps, wall art and more at The Lohasmith
EDIDA Young Talent Kunaal Kyhaan Seolekar's baby, Koy Store
Designer Shabnam Gupta curates accessories for her brand, Peacock Life
Pinklay's roots lie in the Pink City of India
Vibrant prints and colourful accessories at Cyahi

From innovative designers to upcoming labels, we’ve picked 7 names we’re excited about this year:1. Iqrup and RitzWe love mother-daughter duo Iqrup and Ritika “Ritz” Dhamija’s concepts of furniture, ranging from angles in the Pythagoras Theorem to British Sculptor Henry Moore’s organic creations. Website: www.iqrupandritz.com 2. Fuseproject The future is definitely here – Yves Behar made sure of it. His studio, Fuseproject morphed Samsung televisions into artwork on a wall.Website: www.fuseproject.com3. LohasmithDo you have a fetish for metallics? Karun and Meghna Malik’s brand features metal lamps, wall art, mirrors and wine racks amongst other accessories. Website: www.thelohasmith.com4. KoyEDIDA Young Talent Kunaal Kyhaan Seolekar experiments with materials like natural stone and marble to create funky collectibles and luxury accessories. Pick from Play, Eat, Sleep and other collections on his website. Website:www.koy.store5. Peacock LifeDesigner Shabnam Gupta goes green with earthy, recycled and environmentally friendly furniture, quirky wall hangings, statement piece and vibrant accessories. Website: www.peacocklife.com6. Pinklay Drawing inspiration from the Pink City and the trademark craftsmanship of Rajasthan, Daisy Tanwani’s colourful home decor brand offers everything from block print rugs and zardosi charms to artisanal trays and lanterns.Website: www.pinklay.com7. CyahiWe’ve closed other tabs and stopped “window” shopping for our home – Avrine Roy and Janhavee Sinh’s online brand has a range of super chic home decor accents and artsy prints to go with it. Website: www.cyahi.com

Also read: 5 trends that caught our eye in 2017