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Sonam Kandhari: A city based Interior Designer

JUNE 2012-MARCH2014 VOL 1 CHENNAI, INDIA


“Magic Cube” by Sonam Kandhari. An Ottoman yet also a Storage and Seating system. Magic Cube is a nest to any type of space, large or a small. Available in the color scheme of your choice.

CHENNAI 13 Halls road, Opp. City Square, Egmore, Chennai- 600008 Tel: 044-2415-5678 MUMBAI IJJS House, Opp. Jahangir Art Gallery, Andheri West,. Mumbai- 400003 Tel: 022-4689-1729

Rubik’s


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FOOD ART

RESTAURANT︱BALI︱ 2013

PENTHOUSE

RESTAURANT︱BALI︱2012

SUSTAINABLE LAMP

ENVIRONMENTAL LIGHTING︱ INDIA︱2013

TRAVELOGUE

COMMERCIAL STORE︱ CHENNAI︱2012

BARCODE

RETAIL SPACE︱CHENNAI︱ 2013

MODULAR KITCHEN

CONSTRUCTION STUDIES︱ MUMBAI︱2013

MAGIC CUBE

SMART FURNITURE︱INDIA︱ 2013

ASCEND

BOUTIQUE HOTEL︱CHENNAI︱ 2014

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La Cuisine

ITALIAN STYLING... INDIAN SENSIBILITIES.

MUMBAI Unit 5A & 5B, Soho Court, PLOT 141, Sindhi Society, Hemu Kalani Marg, Opp Acres Club, 400071, Chembur, Mumbai, India. Ph: +91 989 2679658 GURGAON Ground Floor, Unit 8/12, Time Tower, MG Road, Sector 54, 122003, Gurgaon, Haryana, India. Ph: +91 124 9873569 Fax: +91 124 9873570 e-mail: info@lacuisine.in

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Panacea Interiors

THE ART OF THE ITALIAN STYLE FURNITURE SINCE 2012

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STATE OF ART RESTO-BAR This specific restaurant was the first restaurant for the clients new brand and serves as a model for future growth.

American Fashion Designer, Tory Burch.

CLIENT PROFILE

DESIGN PROBLEM

Tory Burch is an American fashion designer, business woman, and philanthropist, who has won several fashion awards for her designs. She was born, raised, and educated in the Philadelphia metropolitan area.

The client had asked for help in designing a state of the art theme-based restaurant in a 5-star hotel in Bali, Indonesia. This specific restaurant was the first restaurant for the clients new brand and serves as a model for future growth. We have also incorporated sustainable materials throughout our design.

NAME: TORY BURCH BORN: JUNE 17, 1996 (AGE 47), VALLEY FORGE, PENNSYLVANIA, UNITED STATES EDUCATION: UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA, AGNES IRWIN SCHOOL.

CONCEPT: ART DECO

Art deco is an influential visual arts design style which appeared in France after World War 1, flourishing internationally in the 1930s and 1940s before its popularity waned after World War 2. its an eclectic style that combines traditional craft motifs with Machine Age imagery and material. The style is often characterized by rich colors, bold geometric shapes and lavish ornamentation. Art Deco represented luxury, glamour, exuberance, and faith in social and technological progress. Deco emphasizes geometric forms: spheres, polygons, rectangles, trapezoids, zigzags, chevrons, and sunburst motifs. Elements are often arranged in symmetrical patterns. Modern materials such as aluminum, stainless steel, Bakelite, chrome, and plastics are frequently used. Stained glass, inlays, and lacquer are also common. Colors tend to be vivid and high-contrast.

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1: GRILL STATION 2: SAUTE STATION 3: SALAD STATION 4: SERVICE LINE 5: HOT PLATE 6: ASSEMBLING STATION 7: CUTTING STATION 8: SINK 9: DISHWASHER 10: DRY STORAGE 11: REFRIGERATOR 12: FREEZER 13: DESSERT STATION 14: BAR TABLE

15: BARBEQUE STATION 16: ARTIFACT 17: RECEPTION DESK 18: LOUNGE TABLE 19: SOFA 20: MAGAZINE AND NEWSPAPER STAND 21: WATER CLOSET 22: LAVATORY 23: MEN’S URINAL 24: OFFICE TABLE 25: OFFICE CHAIR 26: LOCKER 27: BUFFET TABLE 28: MINI BAR


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CEILING PLAN

The bar and buffet area are symetrical, both having a geometrical wooden cladding on the wall painted white depicting the art deco style. Shelves on the wall will be put to use to hoard bottles and display of art deco artefacts. The cove on the ceiling boasts a geometric pattern with the concept stated color scheme. The bar stools are upholstered with a blue geometric pattern fabric.

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The deck flaunts a view of the infinity pool. Cocktail tables are place all around the deck for dining. Woodem rafters and a acrylic sheet act as a shelter at the time of rains and also add to the entire view of the deck. Travertine and grass on the flooring keeps the deck cool. and the Stainless steel with glass railingis used for protection and does not hinder the beautiful poolside view.

The six seater dining tables lie on the left of the main entrance. Sheer curtains on the glass window give you a fragmentary view to the corridor of the hotel. A green art deco fabric is mounted on the dining chairs. Dark and light teak wood are assembled and to perfect the chairs and tables The art deco chairs and tables are made of light and dark teak wood. A vibia rhythm pendant light above the two tables lights up the space.

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Maestoso Collection by Sonam Kandhari

LUXURIOUS BATHROOMS

SURFACES

WOOD FLOORS

SOFAS

KICTHENS

BANGALORE

DELHI

CHENNAI

MAESTOSO LUXURIOUS BATHROOMS, NO.2 FF 80 FEET ROAD, INDIRANAGAR, BANGALORE 560038 T +91 80 38998283

THE MAESTOSO STORE, SULTANPUR CHOWK, MEHRAULI GURGAON ROAD NEW DELHI 110030 T +91 11 2589 0965 / 66

MAESTOSO COLLECTION, 13 HALLS ROAD, EGMORE, CHENNAI 600008 T +91 99628 11124


DESIGN PROBLEM

The client had asked for help with designing a penthouse in Chennai, India. This specific penthouse will be used as a holiday home for the client. Easy access between the bar and deck was a major criteria. CLIENT PROFILE

Amit Khanna is a 42 year old business man. He was born, raised, and educated in the Chennai. The couple Amit and Anisha Khanna live along with their two children Jia and Zoe. CONCEPT: ART DECO

Less is more: Smooth profiles instead of ornamentation, solid or subtly patterned fabrics in lieu of colorful prints, minimal accessories rather than big collections. While it doesn't have the overt warmth of older design styles, it won't cast a chill either.

THE PERFECT HOLIDAY HOME This specific penthouse will be used as a holiday home for the client.

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A strong emphasis on line and form that are two essentials of good design, gives contemporary style its energy. These rooms are designed with abundant open space and natural light in mind, which makes them feel airy and expansive. Because there isn't any clutter, every piece has to count


An eco-friendly choice. The concept being recreational and made of sustainable materials.

SUSTAINABLE PLAY

A lamp with the concept of being recreational and made of sustainable materials like bamboo and wood which are the primary materials used. As a universal fact LED lights are an eco-friendly choice, that was taken into consideration and LED is used as the light source. Bamboo rings supported by wooden planks shape the lamp into a cube, multiple lamps can be stacked on top of each other to be converted into a floor lamp. The movable bamboo rings are supported by a jute rope which is tied to the wooden planks, with the feature of being adjustable these rings can be removed or moved in order to enhance the brightness required.

The lamp casting a beautiful shadow on the floor.

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Demonstrating the mobile bamboo rings.


BAR CODE


BON VOYAGE THE TRAVEL STORE A home for the globetrotter in you.

The commerical store is a travel agency space. The store is designed to experience the modes of traveling. Also the store showcases a mighty range of travel bags for sale.

Travelogue, a travel agency in liaison with a bag store.

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Food Art

mount road

Unlock Infinite Flavors Food Art, Park Mount Hotel, Mount Road, Chennai-600001


DROP DEAD GORGEOUS One store is all you need to find the gorgeous persona in you.

The design concept given to the store is modern and minimalistic. Black and White are the primary colors used in the store. The irregularity of a barcode has been applied in the design. The store is kept bright with the use of lights on the ceiling and on the walls. The reason for opting these colors were because all the three brands follow black and white as their primary colors and these two colors are timeless and can never die or get boring. The entire concept of the store should show a unified style and at the same time it should be distinct, showing the differences between the labels. Apart from that an image of timelessness as well as catering to the specific image prevalent to the times, so as to attract different age groups.

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EVERYTHING ON HAND, EVERYTHING TIDY IN AN INSTANT Inspired by perfect design, solid materials and attention to precise craftsmanship.

The "Happening" line of kitchens is our response to the latest request for a kitchen that is both easy to work in and comfortable to live in: the area designated for food preparation has been concentrated in one central point, the storage areas and compartments have been efficiently arranged, the various work spaces easily double as living spaces – all of our solutions and designs focus on the expression of your personal attitude and social lifestyle.

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Ascend SURRENDER YOURSELF TO COMFORT


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THE REMEDY TO YOUR SPACE ISSUES The inspiration for this piece of furniture is a rubix cube.

Multi functional ottoman that serves as storage as well as seating. The storage of the furniture is in the form of a drawer that can be opened from 2 sides of the furniture using the push mechanism. It can also be opened up with multiple seating. The users of this furniture are not limited anyone can use this furniture. As it is small it is easy to move. The inspiration for this piece of furniture is a rubix cube. The shape of the furniture follows a rubix cube. The colors do no resemble that of a rubix cube as the users of this product may not prefer such a colorful product! so the colors are maintained neutral. It can be placed anywhere in the house but most preferably the living area or the bedroom.

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ROUND THE TWIST

An out of the ordinary environment that you would never experience at your house.

INSPIRATION

Dadaism is an art movement that was born out of negative reaction of the world war 1. The movement primarily involved visual arts, literature, poetry, art manifestoes, art theory, theatre, and graphic design, and concentrated its anti-war politics through a rejection of the prevailing standards in art through anti-art cultural works. CONCEPT

The concept of the hotel is to be different to what is normal or expected. An out of the ordinary environment that you would never experience at your house. DESIGN STYLE

The Interiors of the hotel will be modern contemporary which is a characteristic of the art movement. Less is more: smooth profiles instead of ornamentation, solid or subtly patterned fabrics in lieu of colorful prints, minimal accessories rather than big collections. While it doesn't have the overt warmth of older design styles, it won't cast a chill either. LABEL

The boutique hotel named Ascend is based on the art movement of dadaism. The main intention behind naming the hotel ascend is to indicate a gradual movement of soceity.

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Location: Santhome, Chebnnai Property Area: 2250 sq.m approx Built up Area: 4700 sq.m approx Frontage: 40 sq.m approx

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A view of the bedroom in the Suite.

The Suite with an aquarium to allow natural light in the room and at the same time keep it private.

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The restaurant follows a the theme of an Art Gallery, a Dadaist Art Gallery.

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The Lawn on the ground floor is a leisure space, to relax your senses and spend time with your loved ones.

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A room you dont expect, a room to give you the sensation of being on a holiday. It follows the concept of a jail and at the same time perceive your freedom.

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Worth A Mention

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Free Hand Sketch of an opulent dining room. Model Making, A wall partition with stencil painting. Window Display for ‘Be delicious’ Perfume from DKNY. Free hand sketching of a section perspective. Google Sketch up of a bedroom. Section of an apartment on AutoCad 3D. Window Display of Harrods store,London on AutoCad 3D.

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