An Eclectic Surge | ArcKala Design Studio | Noida
The site is a nicely planned 2BHK located on the 7th floor of Ram Vihar,Sector-30 ,Noida.
For an artist the beauty of art lies not only in the final product but the journey of birthing their vision into reality. Similarly, for us this project was always perceived as a “blank canvas” that had to be painted with strokes of our ideas and blending of our visions in order to create the dream house that our client had looked for and hence the journey through it all was as spirited as it could be !
The client’s brief was to design a space that is unique in nature and blends a variety of textures, patterns and flavours of a space in unison.
We decided to create a dialogue between all the spaces so that they could interact with each other through colours and visual connection. The idea was to make the entrance speak to the interior. As you move along the dining space would speak to the living room.
We at arcKala design studio appreciate the use of art in its full glory to accentuate the interior spaces. Since our clients , The Jamwal Family are fond of collecting art and cultural souvenirs from all around the world, their house was created keeping in mind the artwork intended for the respective walls. We made sure that the furniture surrounding these paintings and sculptures are seen as an extension to the canvas by mere use of complimenting texture, patterns and colours. All the textures are further accentuated by the use an eclectic range of lights that add both warmth and character to each space and its use.
Since there were a lot of elements that were to be incorporated, the spaces had to be designed carefully, considering a visual balance while connecting the spaces to one another. In order to achieve this , we had to do a lot of timely mapping of the elements and masses to decide what went where and how. In order to map we developed a simple method of “Connecting the dots” in the development phases of this design. This technique was interactive, it opened doors to new discussions and dialogue with the clients that gave us a lot of freedom to ideate.
The layout was designed to celebrate each space and make it as open as possible. For the same, the entrance vestibule was ornated with a wooden dado and pendant lights hung from the ceiling that create a beautiful pattern on the ceiling almost making it feel like entering into a gala ! The kitchen is spacious and tucked in one side yet leaving it open. The kitchen is divided from the dining with a quirky breakfast counter. The Dining is decorated with a painting in the backdrop while the wooden Dado flows into the dining and bar counter as well. This binds the space all together.
The Dining area flows into the Living space which is further divided into two kinds, a semi formal and a formal seating. The Living area is embellished with a huge Window in the North-East direction which brings in ample natural light and ventilation. We have designed a study or a tea lounge along the window for our clients to enjoy the light, air and view from their floor. The Living space and study together create a vestibule towards the Master Bedroom.
The Master Bedroom being small in size had to be planned smartly with ample storage space and a functional and beautiful wardrobe. Another beautiful reading or tea time nook was created in this room which allowed us to add a nice pop of colour to the space. We went with the combination of slight plush rose pink and teal green to add a refreshing vibe. This space captures a beautiful sunset and therefore it was absolutely necessary to create this nook. It acts like a utility space that stores books and travel bags. It even allows the users to hang their daily outfits as well.
Shades of blue and grey have been used to accentuate the furniture in the Son’s bedroom. With a nice small study by the window and huge shelf for storing ample books and collectibles. A tufted quirky grey bench and a simple yet detailed upholstered chest of drawers adds mass and character to the room.
All the elements in the add a unique character to the spaces. The lighting is done thoughtfully such that the entire space transforms into a gala at night and a beautiful quaint space in the morning. The windows have been used as a key element to design around. The living room has an informal low bay window seating that is backed by an ornated column. This adds layers of seating in the spaces and creates difference in levels for the users to sit around and enjoy the space. Use of pattern handmade tiles on counter top with wood and designated spaces to keep sculptures and art pieces, helped us to create the dreamy eclectic house that our clients wished for.
This project was like a “blank canvas” for us and we put our best efforts to turn it all into the perfect “Eclectic Surge”.
Project Name : An Eclectic Surge
Design Firm: arcKala design Studio
Principal architect/designers :Ar.Anusha Katoch & Ar. Janesh Jain
Design Team : Ar. Janesh Jain & Ar.Anusha Katoch
Client : Poonam Jamwal & Goverdhan Jamwal
Project Location: Ram Vihar , Noida
Project Completion date : 25 October 2020
Project Area : 1200 Sq.Ft. approx
Photography Credits : Shades Studio Photography by Asmita Khodankar