• Sun, Mar 26, 2017
  • Interiors: Right colours turn living spaces cozy

    Updated: Mar, 25, 201711:53 AM

    To make the interior of the house look grander, one doesn’t necessarily stick to a bold red wall or a jewel-toned couch. Instead, smaller decorations such as a patterned ceramic bowl or a textured...
    Interiors: Right colours turn living spaces cozy
    Balancing the warm and cool Spaces often go too chilly or earthy, so take advantage with cool and warm tones to achieve a sense of balance. Install a warm millwork to anchor the space and offset it with cool blue and lavender accents. Add texture on walls and floors Texture brings depth and interest to neutral spaces, so you get the quietness without the boredom. Rugs are the perfect way to bring in texture for a layered look. Architecturally, stone and tile in various finishes like matte or polished create shadows and texture.Art gives character The introduction of art is a chance to infuse colour and personality into a neutral palette. Think large scale photography, paintings or even mixed media. When it comes to statement pieces, go big to go home.” Sculptural lighting in a variety of shapes, sizes, and colours enlivens and activates a...
  • Wall of Celebration to make art accessible, inclusive Wall of Celebration to make art accessible, inclusive
    Updated: Mar, 25, 201706:45 AM

    City-based architect K Senthil Ram speaks about the second edition of Wall of Celebration, a public art project aimed at taking art closer to the people.

  • Best of Malayalam theatre to be staged in city for a cause Best of Malayalam theatre to be staged in city for a cause
    Updated: Mar, 24, 201706:45 AM

    With Malayalam movies having already gathered a huge fan base in Chennai, now it is the turn of the theatre groups from God’s Own Country to enthral Chennaiites. Not just one or two, but three plays...

  • Take it easy, experts suggest young mothers Take it easy, experts suggest young mothers
    Updated: Mar, 23, 201705:21 PM

    Shahid Kapoor's wife Mira's puppy comment regarding motherhood courted controversy. But it doesn't take away from the fact that young mothers are always in a dilemma over how to manage work-life...

  • Science of Parenting: Supporting children during exams Science of Parenting: Supporting children during exams
    Updated: Mar, 22, 201707:15 AM

    It is the time of the year when most of our children are appearing for exams. Examinations evoke a myriad of emotions in both children as well as in parents.

  • Science of Parenting: Ways to teach kids about money Science of Parenting: Ways to teach kids about money
    Updated: Mar, 22, 201707:00 AM

    From saving up pocket money when they are young to the day they receive a student loan, it is important that kids have a grasp of finance.

  • Film fest to explore relationship with water Film fest to explore relationship with water
    Updated: Mar, 22, 201706:45 AM

    Through films that tell stories about the people, places and ecosystems that make up our rivers and oceans, the Moving Waters Film Festival to be held in the city on March 25 and 26, hopes to bridge...

  • Stolen Van Gogh paintings back in museum Stolen Van Gogh paintings back in museum
    Updated: Mar, 21, 201710:02 PM

    Two paintings by Vincent Van Gogh were unveiled, barely damaged, at an Amsterdam museum, 14 years after they were stolen in a mafia heist.

  • Gay, lesbians less likely to get leadership position Gay, lesbians less likely to get leadership position
    Updated: Mar, 21, 201702:48 PM

    If you are a gay or lesbian woman, chances are that you may face discrimination and be considered inadequate while seeking top positions at workplace, due to the sound of your voice, a new study has...

  • India’s 1st transgender pop band featured in ‘The Gunn Reports’ India’s 1st transgender pop band featured in ‘The Gunn Reports’
    Updated: Mar, 20, 201708:30 AM

    In yet another Global Honour for India’s first transgender pop band launched by Yashraj films, the band has been listed among 15 global campaigns on the influential ‘The Gunn Reports’ Cases for...