Wework Enters Mumbai, With Its Collaborative Workspace

Sep 12, 2017

After the successful launch of WeWork Galaxy in Bengaluru, the New-York based collaborative giant unveiled its second community workspace in India - “WeWork BKC”, in Bandra Kurla Complex (BKC), the commercial and financial centre of Mumbai. With 1900+ seats sprawled over 1.9 Lakh sq. ft., the look and feel of the facility in the Economic Capital of India is on par with the global design and aesthetic standards of WeWork. In Mumbai, the start-up giant has worked with various emerging and established local artists to develop murals for different spaces around the building and create bespoke prints for certain rooms. “WeWork BKC” offers its members three types of memberships, including hot desks, dedicated desks, and private offices starting at Rs. 18,000, Rs. 25,000 and Rs. 40,200 per month, respectively. This includes wi-fi, housekeeping, private noise-controlled office, parking, networking events, and plenty more. “WeWork BKC” also ensures mobility and ease of travel given its connectivity to the south and north Mumbai through the Eastern Express Highway, Worli Sea link and as well as the Mumbai metro, which is going to open soon.

Artize By Jaquar Group Bags Award For Excellence In Design By Good Design Awards – Japan 2017

Sep 12, 2017

Artize, the luxury brand from Jaquar Group won the honour for excellence in design for their innovative product, Linea at The Good Design Awards held in Japan on September 6th, 2017. The award acknowledges Jaquar Group’s innovation in the bathroom space for the revolutionary product Linea from brand Artize. Designed under the Jaquar Group’s luxury brand Artize, Linea is remarkable in design, shape and functionality. Brand Artize believes in providing bathing solutions that are absolutely magnificent, where design, technology and talent combine to deliver a masterpiece. The products under brand Artize are crafted for luxurious bath spaces and they are amongst the world’s most exclusive collection of bath interiors. Linea is a perfect blend of elegant design and innovation. Its exceptional feature is the elegant oscillating motion of its spout, which also acts as its on-off mechanism. The faucets spout moves in a graceful arc, controlling the temperature and flow of the water as it moves along its curve. 

Magicbricks Launches “property Ka Supermarket,’ A Musical Ad Campaign

Sep 12, 2017

Magicbricks, one of India’s online real estate site in launched its first ever musical advertising campaign that reaffirms the brand’s position as ‘Property Ka Supermarket’ offering a wide ‘Choice’ of properties, products and services for the customer for each and every stage of the home buying journey. Through this ad campaign, Magicbricks aims to lift the mood of the consumers by showcasing wide ‘Choice’ of properties and tailor made services it has to offer at each and every stage of the home buying journey. Magicbricks’ data suggests that there has been a revival in consumer sentiments with a 51% rise in property seekers over the last 12 months. Conceptualised by RK Swamy BBDO, the campaign features popular television actor Iqbal Khan and model Onima Kashyap as lead protagonists. The 360-degree campaign will run across print, outdoor, digital, social and radio. As the first musical commercial in the online real estate industry, the storyboard showcases the consumer as the king, and how Magicbricks offers a wide variety of choices and makes their home-buying experience hassle-free.

Kajaria Unveils Two Big Ceramic Marvel Tile Collections

Sep 11, 2017

Kajaria Ceramics, one of India’s largest manufacturers of ceramic and vitrified tiles today launched its two biggest ceramic marvel tile collections at Grand Hyatt, Goa.  The grand launch was organized to showcase the new creations of ceramic- SLABS and PLANKS that offer extraordinary finesse with visionary designs and flawless technological expertise. Actress Karishma Kapoor along with Ashok Kajaria, Chairman & Managing Director and Chetan Kajaria Joint Managing Director graced the occasion of the launch. The actress appreciated the fresh look and design of the new Kajaria offering and spoke at length about the quality and legacy that Kajaira brings along with it. Among the both variants The Gres Tough Slabs promises to detail and capture surfaces with energetic naturalness in large size tiles. It comes in a large size of 800x1200 mm. The other variant Gres Tough Planks is said to be the blend of classic charm of wood and genius of ceramic tiles with excellent technical characteristics. This tile version comes in two sizes of 200x1200 mm and 200x1000mm.

Berger Paints India Ltd And Nbcc Ltd Introduce External Thermal Insulation And Composite Systems (etics) In India

Sep 11, 2017

Berger Paints India Ltd, one of India’s largest paint major and its 100% subsidiary Bolix S.A., Poland has brought the ETICS technology and its benefits in the Indian context for the construction industry. Earlier this year NBCC India Ltd, a state owned construction firm and Bolix, S.A. Poland had signed a Memorandum of Business Exploration. It is a joint initiative to bring to India the External Thermal Insulation and Composite Systems (ETICS), a proven solution for improving the energy performance of temperature controlled buildings. Berger Paints & Bolix S.A. showcased the benefits of the ETICS technology and its applicability to the Indian conditions. It highlighted how European countries like Germany and Poland are the pioneers in this technology and explained the entire theory of ETICS and how it is used in over 15 countries in Europe leading to great benefits in reduction of energy consumption leading to lowering of green house gases and environmental pollution. The introduction of ETICS technology would help air conditioned buildings lower their energy consumption and reduce their carbon footprint making them environmentally sustainable and resource efficient. This is also the need of the hour considering national initiatives like Smart cities and Swachh Bharat.

Sunday, A Sleep Solutions Start-up

Sep 11, 2017

Sunday, a Bengaluru based sleep solutions start-up believe that sleep will be the next major focus for the wearables category after fitness. Sunday is the first Indian mattress manufacturer which is 100% Latex and certified to European standards. Sunday’s Latex Plus mattress is also the first fully certified mattress in India.  Sunday has recently raised $250,000 funding. Sunday is one of India’s first sleep focused online start-ups. The company’s aim is to offer internationally certified products such as Mattresses and Pillows that have been developed after extensive research. It was started with a need to fill the gap in a space that is somewhat cluttered & confusing - it is not easy, after all, to choose a mattress. A key endeavour is to pair great products with a simplified and hassle free buying experience with special initiatives such as 100 nights risk-free trial and same day delivery. To take the guess work out of mattress buying, Sunday offers it mattresses on a 100-night risk-free trial basis, where the customer is eligible for a 100% refund if they decide to return the mattress.

Havwoods’ Bespoke Herringbone Relik Collection Ups Wooden Flooring Choices

Sep 08, 2017

Havwoods, a UK-based flooring giant that boasts of an enviable portfolio of clients across the globe, launched in India early this year. It brings with it, centuries-old heritage of wooden flooring expertise, coupled with modern technology and contemporary designs. After launching its signature Handgrade collection last month, Havwoods introduced its premium Herringbone Relik collection for India’s uber luxe addresses. The Herringbone Relik line is a stellar range created from reclaimed planks for floors, walls, ceilings and doors. They are available in a variety of widths, between 90mm to 220 mm; and thickness from 15mm to 22mm, making it easy to fit into any part of the house. The Herringbone Relik collection comes in four varieties, genuine authentic reclaimed engineered wood floor, reproduced engineered, solid oak and organic stained. 

Pradarshsk Art Gallery Presents Debut Solo Exhibition By Jayesh S Borse

Sep 08, 2017

Thoughts are a power house of action or inaction alike. They stem from seemingly calm shores to sometimes end in a vortex. Young upcoming artist Jayesh Borse uses this strong state of mind as his inspiration and muse for his debut solo exhibition. The exhibition will be held on the 4th to the 15th of September at the gallery. He celebrates them with a flourish. Bold colours, textured thick application, use of roller and knife, and bold brush strokes create a bespoken energy. Layered in, the hues seem to hold a narrative of their own, involving the viewer and taking him deeper into their world. 

Falconcity Of Wonders To Participate In The 16th Edition Of Cityscape Global

Sep 08, 2017

The Dubai Land Department’s annual report for 2016 underscores the huge success of Dubai in particular in attracting property investors, registering a total of 60,595 real estate transactions collectively worth over AED 259 billion. Falconcity of Wonders LLC will showcase the latest developments within its Falconcity of Wonders (FCW) multi purpose mega project during the 16th edition of Cityscape Global, the largest networking exhibition and conference dedicated to the real estate trade running from September 11 to 13, 2017 at the Dubai World Trade Centre. FCW covers over 41 million square feet featuring residential, tourist, entertainment and recreational components shaped in the form of the UAE’s national emblem – the falcon –  which is fast emerging as a major landmark within Dubai’s iconic real estate landscape. As its name implies, the development will boast of local versions of the renowned Wonders of the World.

Designed In Collaboration With Stuttgart Based Phoenix Design, Hansgrohe Launched Metropol

Sep 07, 2017

The new hansgrohe Metropol range of mixers makes a striking appearance with its consistently geometric design language. In collaboration with its partner of many years, Phoenix Design, the brand hansgrohe has developed its most comprehensive range of mixers to date; it not only features a choice of three types of handles but is also the first range to include a floor-standing wash basin mixer for use with freestanding washbasins. Striking design is the distinctive and defining feature of the new Metropol mixers: precise geometric contours, spheres and rectangles blend with expansive surfaces, casting delicate reflections of light. The basin mixers come in four different tap heights, providing space for individual needs, whether for washing hands, shaving or filling receptacles. Moreover, the hansgrohe Metropol 100 basin mixer is available in two versions; with either a 160 or 190-millimetre spout length for a variety of uses at the washbasin.