RAKEZ attracts overwhelming response from Indian Industries

Nov 22, 2017

Ras Al Khaimah Economic Zone (RAKEZ) today said that they have received an overwhelming response from Indian industries to set up their units and facilities at Ras Al Khaimah Economic Zone in the UAE. This will provide a huge competitive edge they believe, to the Indian companies to compete with international markets as the cost of operations on set up as Ras Al Khaimah Economic would be reduced anywhere from 25 to 50 percent.

Ras Al Khaimah Economic Zone (RAKEZ) is fast emerging as the world’s fastest growing free and non-free economic zones providing a metropolitan culture for living and working in addition to all the facilities required to set up the industry. They give clearances with all licenses and other documentation required within 24 hours.

Industries from India such as Pharmaceuticals, Chemicals, Manufacturing,  Auto, IT, Technology, Biotech, Financial Services etc. have shown keen interest to operate also from Ras Al Khaimah Economic Zone (RAKEZ) during an investment summit held here at a Press Conference here in  Mumbai.

Addressing the Press Conference held here at Mumbai, His Highness Sheikh Ahmed Bin Saqr Al Qasimi, Chairman of RAKEZ, said that India has a special place for him in his heart and that he’s put in a lot of focus on India and other Asian company corporates from Ras Al Khaimah which provides international tasks, facilities in every way and provides access to global markets.

Usha launches new range of water heaters

Nov 22, 2017

Usha International, one of India’s leading consumer durables company, strengthens its existing range of instant and storage water heaters by launching the new ‘Usha Instano’ and ‘Usha Quado’ range.

The range of instant water heaters is compact, sleek and extremely energy efficient. This latest offering boasts of a leak proof single body tank, high-grade ABS material on outer body and a brass fusible plug for added protection. Usha Instano offers a perfect combination of ultramodern design and technology that blends perfectly with modern homes. These water heaters come in 2 colours, Macaroon beige and Moonlight white.

Usha Quado water heaters range is equipped with vitreous enamel MS tank with 0.5 mm coating best suited for areas with hard water or poor water quality. The latest range is loaded with six safety features and whirl-flow technology offering an unbeatable combination.  Usha Quado water heater comes with 5-star energy competence BEE tag which helps in lower energy consumption and boasts of superior PUF insulation for maximum heat retention.

The Elephant Trunk by SR Artefacts

Nov 21, 2017

SR Artefacts, the house of bespoke and luxurious silverware, is known for their intricate designs and unique patterns. 

Their artefacts are handmade by some of the most talented silversmiths in the country, whose skill sets are rare. The Elephant Trunk which is a  traditional carved multipurpose box can be doubled up as a jewelry case as well. A combination of elephants and palms that adorn the box has been inspired from the forests of Kerala. A special mention to the legs of the box with elephant feet on them brings home the attention to detail.


About SR Artefacts:


For over 25 years, SR Artefacts has excelled at crafting exquisite silverware, with a focus on the gracious gifting of silver. Established in 1989 as a family enterprise, the firm’s commitment to quality and design has exceeded the highest of expectations — to become the first choice of collectors and connoisseurs of fine things.

Adarsh Gill Home Showcases its Collection of Sterling Silver Living Room Concepts

Nov 21, 2017

Bringing the regal aura is the Adarsh Gill Home collection of Sterling Silver Furniture where Silver furniture marries traditional design with modern aesthetics. A contemporary spin with straight line silver chairs with pop colors or a contemporary fabric sofa placed with a sterling silver coffee table and chair can be integrated seamlessly into a modern space is the focus of the collection.

Adarsh Gill’s silver furniture collection is unusual with its commitment to both the eye and the hand of great design. Every creation is unique and exquisite, painstakingly handcrafted under the critical eye of the designer. The collection will spruce up your home with its beauty and will add a touch of exoticness to any space. It includes brilliantly engraved patterns with clean finishes. The silver collection comprises of  statement coffee tables, single seater & double seater sofas, side tables to name a few.

Wipro Lighting collaborates with Cisco on Smart Lighting Solutions for Modern Workspaces

Nov 21, 2017

Wipro Lighting, a market leader in LED Lighting Solutions today announced that it has become a Cisco Digital Building Solutions provider for connected lighting. This collaboration brings together Wipro’s industry-leading Smart & Connected Lighting systems and Cisco® Digital Building Solutions that link various building services through a single, converged IP network. This will enable Wipro Lighting to simplify convergence of its lighting solutions with building automation systems over IP without compromising lighting efficiency, maintenance, product life and security. 


A common goal of facilities managers worldwide is to run their buildings with high service levels while delivering cost savings and environmental benefits through reduced power consumption. At the same time, changing nature of work, workforce demographics requires a workspace that will help employees work more comfortably and effectively.  Lighting makes up approximately 40 percent of a building’s electricity bill; this coupled with rising energy consumption by commercial buildings is pushing the demand for smart and connected lighting solutions.  This joint effort is aimed at helping corporate real estate managers and facilities heads deliver better user experience, save on energy and operating expenses as well as reap the benefit of the Internet of Things (IoT) in workspaces. 


Wipro Lighting’s Power over Ethernet (PoE) based solutions leverage the Cisco Digital Building Solutions framework to create bespoke and flexible lighting solutions for modern workspaces. These new connected lighting solutions will greatly simplify the deployment experience, lower total cost of ownership, offer pre-validated architecture and ecosystem integration among players.  As next steps, the Cisco Digital Building Solutions framework will allow building managers to extend the benefits of the IoT throughout their facilities by converging multiple building networks including lighting, heating, cooling, IP video, IoT sensors and more through a highly secure and intelligent network platform.  

Add Zing to your Home with Versatile Vases from HIIH

Nov 20, 2017

Falling short of innovative and unusual ideas for a quick redecoration? Visit the HIIH store to check out exquisite, quirky and ever-evolving wooden and glass vases that are sure to be compelling enough to garner adulation galore. 

About HIIH: HIIH is a design-led, artisan-made design artefacts & decor brand founded by Interior Designer Reshma Chhabria Kumar.

Her experience of over 14 years in the field of Interior Design led to the conception and principle idea of HIIH - That Design is all about the details.

Being based out of Tokyo and Mumbai, the range of products reflect a sophisticated mix of Japanese aesthetics along with Indian values, materials and intricacy.

Reshma says, ' Every piece in an environment has a purpose, and that it must be well selected, well crafted, and beautiful. This is the product of the desire to create those individual pieces, that make up the whole, and what we think most definitely makes the whole greater than the sum of its parts!'

Thus bringing to you HIIH - A brand inspired by Japanese simplicity and design details, crafted by both, Indian and Japanese artisans.

Rustomjee launches Azziano K Tower, Rustomjee Urbania, Thane (W)

Nov 20, 2017

The township of Rustomjee Urbania is proud to announce the addition of another tower to Azziano. Called the K Tower, it comprises only of 2BHK homes that are designed to suit all the requirements of aspirational living. Each apartment will also be provided with an air conditioner in the living room and master bedroom. In addition to having access to all the amenities of Rustomjee Urbania township, the K Tower at Azziano will also enjoy the 32 podium level amenities which include the gymnasium, mini golf, indoor play area, alfresco dining, mini theatre, business centre, box cricket, basketball, senior citizen’s relaxation area among others. 

The 36-storey tall tower has been provided with 4 level parking and has an enviable view of the Yeoor Hills and Thane city. Moreover, it presents a perfect investment opportunity as not only are all the approvals in place but one can also save 2.5% on stamp duty as per special approvals from Thane municipal authorities. All this comes at a very the reasonable price of Rs.99 lacs + Taxes for the 2BHK aspirational homes.

The K Tower forms a part of Azziano one of the most premium set of residential towers in Rustomjee Urbania. The township is not only a self-sufficient entity but is strategically located so that residents find the ease of commute and living. It is just off the Eastern Expressway, approximately 4.7 km away from Thane station and about 8 km from Airoli. In addition, there are several corporate parks in the vicinity as well as hypermarkets and shopping malls like Korum and Viviana. 

About Rustomjee:

Rustomjee has carved a niche for itself in the ever-growing real estate sector, with a portfolio that includes 14.32 million square feet of completed projects; 12 million square feet of ongoing development and another 28 million square feet of planned development in the pipeline, spanning across the best locations of Mumbai Metropolitan Region (MMR). Their portfolio currently includes two very large townships, residential spaces, office complexes, retail developments, spaces for healthcare and education spread across BKC Annex, Khar, Off Juhu Circle, Kandivali, Borivali, Virar and Thane. 

The Great Eastern Home introduces its exclusive range of Chaise Longues

Nov 20, 2017

Apart from comfort, luxury and grandeur, a daybed adds style to your home décor. The Great Eastern Home – Fine Interiors has for years been fulfilling the furniture needs for high-end homes of the discerning. The Great Eastern Home introduces its exclusive range of Chaise Longues which can add a touch of class to your décor, creating a harmonious blend of style, sophistication and comfort.

These pieces of furniture are multipurpose, for lounging, reclining, and seating in common rooms. Each individual piece is handmade from the most premium materials. The Collection incorporates different styles like Victorian, Colonial, Art Deco etc.

About The Great Eastern Home:  The Great Eastern Home is a furniture and lifestyle store that has become the preferred destination for those with a keen eye for beauty and quality. The Great Eastern Home has made luxury and opulence a trademark and has sustained its claim of being India’s premium vintage and period style furniture maker. It manifests an age of comfort and leisure and proves that tradition is never out of place. The overwhelming success of The Great Eastern Home has lured Dr Kanoria to conceptualize an expansion plan to other cities of India.

KOHLER Vibrant Faucet Finishes

Nov 17, 2017

The new Kohler faucets are available in vibrant options.

French Gold: Chic and charming, French Gold achieves the impossible by effortlessly fusing the charm of gold with the class of chrome. Undeniably attractive, French Gold is as romantic as it is immortal.

Brushed Nickel: Brushed nickel has a warm, soft appearance that looks classic against white and coordinates well with granite or slate countertops and backsplashes.

Rose Gold: The charming allure of gold’s splendour meets the subtle blush of a delicate Pink rose. Our new Rose Gold finish is a tease of timeless luxury with a touch of romantic elegance

Brushed bronze: Vibrant Brushed Bronze goes equally well with traditional and contemporary décor. It can be particularly effective for a cabin style or other rustic look, or as a neutral for traditional-style baths.

Dhofar Beach Resort construction supervised by SSH

Nov 17, 2017

Taameer’s hotel project is a five-star beachfront resort complex with a total built-up area of approximately 80,000 sqm. The resort hotel itself will feature 130 rooms, where guests can have access to signature restaurants, food and beverage outlets, leisure and water sports facilities, meeting rooms, business centre, retail outlets, a health club and spa, as well as a ballroom as part of their vacation experience.

SSH is providing construction supervision services for the planned Dhofar Beach Resort development in Salalah, Oman, for client Taameer Investment, one of the sultanate’s leading investment companies with investments across various sectors, including real estate.

The resort will also provide a residential component with an additional 85 state-of-the-art hotel apartments and 85 exclusive VIP villas. SSH, working together in collaboration with Taameer Investment, aims to change the hospitality and residential complex landscape with the Salalah offering and SSH is very proud to be involved with such a prestigious mixed-use development.