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    New-Delhi based interior designer Sanjyt Syngh has collaborated with luxury Indian design brand Scarlet Splendour to create this whimsical 9000 sqft New Delhi apartment, which is an ode to a fairytale-like fantasy land. Taking inspiration from the client’s happiest memories and wishes, Sanjyt Syngh dreamt up a magical wonderland whilst keeping four elements in mind: bright pops of colour, timelessness, quirkiness and the owner’s happiest moment to-date, when her now-husband proposed to her at the iconic Tiffany & Co. Scarlet Splendour’s dreamlike pieces were the perfect choice to turn this fantastical vision into a reality.

    The aim of this project was to create a magical narrative throughout the home, replacing ‘Alice’ with ‘Epiphany Blue’ in Wonderland, using each room as a different chapter in the story. Syngh intentionally chose to use the word “Epiphany” in the project’s name as it is synonymous with creation and a never-ending process of evolving. With this in mind, Syngh chose Scarlet Splendour’s avant-garde, luxurious pieces to embellish the apartment as they complement the otherworldly feel Syngh was striving for throughout the design process.

    Scarlet Splendour’s unique, colourful pieces add a touch of glamour throughout the home, whilst adhering to the ‘Wonderland’ narrative that Syngh strives for. The pieces ooze character and charm, therefore each one with its own intricate history was the perfect choice to complement the ethereal design aesthetics of the apartment.

    The sitting room at the entrance of the home is bathed in a stunning Robin Egg Blue, setting the tone for the rest of the adventure that awaits. This specific design choice was an homage to the owner’s proposal at Tiffany & Co, evoking the iconic Tiffany blue.

    The following room is the where the narrative truly begins, Elie the Elephant is there to welcome wandering souls, inviting them down the rabbit hole. For Syngh, Scarlet Splendour’s products were the perfect choice for this particular design concept. A selection of items from the Forest Collection, done in collaboration with Marcantonio Raimondi Malerba add a touch of fantasy and magic to the feel of the room.

    The staircase, inspired by the work of Oh De Laval, leads to the next chapter of the story: the journey down the rabbit hole. Based on the wonders of a fictitious world featuring lively characters, this fantasyland is brought to life through the wondrous Tree Cabinet by Scarlet Splendour.

    The living room boasts an extraordinary blend of both the real and the imagined, personifying the transition from reality to fantasy, with the grand spiral staircase symbolizing the journey down the rabbit hole. The fantasyland is enhanced with the Paw Stool and Tree Cabinet by Scarlet Splendour, adding to the mythical and mysterious aura of the room.

    The dining room provides the perfect backdrop for a dazzling dinner in wonderland. Gather with friends and family around the Forest Dining Table by Scarlet Splendour, plunge into the realm of the imaginary with masks by Lladro, and breathe in the most delectable aromas with the Monster Ball incense burner by Haas Brothers.

    Last, but most certainly not least, the story concludes with the Mad Hatter’s Tea Party. One of English literature’s most iconic scenes is brought to life with the Cheer Bedside Table and the Joy Side Table from Scarlet Splendour’s Fools’ Gold collection, adding a touch of luxury and opulence to conclude with a fairytale ending.
    And they all lived… happily ever after.


  • Design London to make its London Design Festival debut in creative Greenwich, 22-25 September 2021

    Excitement is building around the reopening of events and Design London is gearing up to welcome the architecture and design community to London’s new favourite neighbourhood, North Greenwich, for its inaugural event. Taking place from 22-25 September, Design London, will be the largest official trade destination at this year’s London Design Festival marking a new phase for what was formerly known as 100% Design, the U.K.’s longest running trade show dedicated to design.

    The dynamic and propelling show will be housed in Magazine London, a brand new, state-of-the-art venue on the Greenwich Peninsula overlooking Canary Wharf and just a short walk from North Greenwich Station and the shiny new Design District Continue Reading

  • Hospitality Design Show is back!

    Big announcement: the Hospitality Design Show is back and taking place at the ExCeL, London on the 28th & 29th of September! The following expo is the UK’s leading hospitality event for the design trends, ideas and innovations that are inspiring the industry’s creatives. The Hospitality Design Show promises a surplus of design innovations, insights and educational content, ensuring hospitality businesses effortlessly sync functionality and style. Continue Reading

  • Clerkenwell OPEN – 9th and 10th September 2021 – Organised by BCFA and WOD

    The time has come to mingle with like-minded people and network in real time again.

    This new two day ‘OPEN’ showroom trail event, running on Thursday 9th & Friday 10th September aims to provide a focus and a clear statement that Clerkenwell is “alive” again, and will provide a combined opportunity for architects, designers, specifiers , dealers and end users to network in person and exchange views. Continue Reading

  • Knightsbridge Private Park, Moscow by Dseesion Interiors.

    Valeria Senkina founded luxury interior designer practice Dseesion Interiors in 2003 and they have over 18 years expertise in creating exquisite homes, creating and conducting more than a hundred projects in Russia, and in Europe.   Last year in 2020, they opened an office in London, and they are a young and innovative team, focused on key principles including: Beauty of Space, Ecology, Smart Home & Security, Art & Craftsmanship, each of which inform their designs. Continue Reading

  • Imperial Bathrooms Astoria Deco Collection | Iconic style at its finest

    Astoria Deco: Large Basins & Hardwick Basin Stands | Small Basin & Cloak Basin Stand | Large Basin with Pedestal

    Specialists in the design and manufacture of classic and contemporary British-made bathroom solutions, Imperial Bathrooms, capture the bold glamour, stylised luxury and decadent artistry of the 1920’s with its enduringly popular Astoria Deco Collection: an iconic range of British-made ceramic ware and accessories, which are authentically designed and rich in detail. Continue Reading

  • Unique Bespoke Interiors

    This secluded villa is the first of a series of luxury houses created by COVET HOUSE with the purpose of inspiring professionals and design lovers to new hights in this new era. The 8.5 million, 500 m2 mansion in Russia presents elegant bespoke interiors with a modern classic touch, and a perfect balance between statement handcrafted pieces and more neutral, functional elements. The result is a very comfortable home fit for the modern luxury lifestyle.

    With 9 rooms to explore, this marvellous project has its own signature and language, with a very clear message, without being too loud or overpowering, every single detail is carefully put together to provide an ultimate luxury home.

    Welcoming you into the house, is a splendorous sight. A play on marbles, the high-ceiling and reflective surfaces provide a wider feel to the house. Exquisite, refined and quite subtle while being remarkable are some of the characteristics of this entrance hall. With a view to the second floor, L’Chandelier from Boca do Lobo drops from the ceiling to make a statement with as a dreamy, elegant and luxurious lightning piece. Also contrasting with the black marble of the floor, the white marble from the Empire Round Table protrudes from the flooring to receive every guest.

    The heart of a house. Designed with every detail carefully thought out to fulfil a powerful aesthetic, but also a comfortable, contemporary, and high-end setting. A room decorated by mixing various textures and materials, providing the ultimate luxury modern classic living room.

    With a view to the perfect snowy field in St. Peterburg, the high ceiling windows provide a source of natural light that fulfils and creates the illusion of a wider space, and complements the lighting pieces like the Newton Suspension Lamp by Boca do Lobo. The boiserie in the walls contrast perfectly with the straight lines in the center table or in the Thomson Sofa by Luxxu, being the perfect antitheses between classic and contemporary approach to the design. Neutral colour provides a sense of luxury that transpires in every detail, from the use of marbles in the wall and accessories.

    The sophisticated dining area, connected to the open kitchen, and consisting of a unique dining table that embodies handmade techniques such as wood carving, metal cutting and hammering, and polishing. An open space room with the contrast between the softness of the velvet upholstery and the harshness of the marbles and woods in the architecture of the spaces. The walls are detailed and stand out with a set of Supernova Chandeliers, and all the furniture is geometric and placed strategically.

    A convenient ergonomic kitchen, fully equipped with the latest tech and with a counter, is stylish and color neutral. It is deliberately not supposed to stand out in an open plan living room/dining room. The bright accent of the kitchen is the golden brass details in the lighting accessories, chairs and cabinet. A kitchen interior effortlessly that blends ergonomic motives with luxury.

    The master bedroom was designed concise and not bright, so that nothing would interfere with the rest. Wooden soft panels give the interior a soft touch and smooth the impression of dark walls that contrast with the light ceiling and floor, just like in the living room. Designer luxury items from Luxxu and Rug’Society have not spared the room – a soft rug, a stunning chandelier hangs over the bed, and bedside tables and a couch are perfectly crafted into the room.

    Could not do without a spacious and stylish wardrobe, made of premium wood, with open glass doors and interior lighting, which is very functional and appealing. With the shelves are made of genuine walnut wood, and a chandelier resembling a floating gold stream made to order and the soft Hera Armchair from Brabbu to connect all the elements.

    The bathroom is designed with a deliberate luxury: marble panel, the iconic black Diamon Bathtub from Maison Valentina and a contrasting black and white marble floor. The unique marble pattern in the bathroom resembles the river current. Brass and golden accessories complete the picture.

    Creating a children’s bedroom, the studio started from the dream world of a boy, and tried to make the room such that it takes a ride and never stops. With very attention to the “A” graphic lamp from Delightfull, standing out from the phenomenal Bun Van Bed from Circu in a sleek black paint job. Almost any unique product is the result of eclecticism of many details and a sense of taste, so in this interior is remembered the loft and the classics but it’s still very contemporary, as its able to see from the white walls with mouldings and warm lamps hanging next to the bed.

    A more sophisticated and leaner look, the use of neutral colors and more strict lines in the decoration, the variety of materials and finishes (especially the use of black), transpires luxury, professionalism, and most of all a modern style décor.