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Why Vastu is important in interior design

Vastu, also known as Vastu Shastra, is a traditional Indian system of architecture and design that seeks to align buildings and structures with the natural forces of the universe. It is believed that by adhering to Vastu principles, one can create a harmonious living space that promotes health, wealth, and happiness. The importance of Vastu in interior design lies in its ability to create a balance between the natural elements and the built environment. According to Vastu, each direction is associated with a particular element and energy. It is important to align the various elements of a building or structure with these energies to create a harmonious living space. One of the key principles of Vastu is the concept of "purushartha," which refers to the four goals of human life: dharma (duty), artha (wealth), kama (pleasure), and moksha (liberation). Vastu seeks to align the design of a space with these goals, ensuring that the space promotes the well-being of its inhabitants.

Bombay Club, Dhan Mill, Chattarpur

Bombay Club is located close to the Colocal Café at the Dhan Mill Compound, Chattarpur. Its ambience is soothing with lots of white. The skylights and the use of mirrors gives the place an expansive, spacious vibe. The cane furniture is right at home, and you can get seating near a power plug. Just in case you need to work with a laptop or on the phone and need the charging point. The service is full marks at Bombay Club. Aakash, who served us, pampered us well, with each request followed. He also helped with the right recommendations and was extremely patient while we decided which food to order. The variety is wide. The management has curated the best and most famous foods from across Mumbai. Somewhat reminded me of Bombay Sandwich Company, another Mumbai food-centric eatery at Cross Point Mall, Gurgaon, which I think has shuttered down, unfortunately. Personally, I don't like the QR code menus in vogue today, so I liked it how they had put up a blackboard with the sp

How to design your balcony

Designing a balcony can be a fun and rewarding experience. Not only does it add extra living space to your home, but it also allows you to enjoy the outdoors from the comfort of your own home. Here are some tips for designing a balcony that will suit your needs and style: Determine the purpose of your balcony Will it be used primarily for relaxing and enjoying the view, or will it also serve as an outdoor dining area or garden space? This will help you decide on the size and layout of your balcony. Consider the location of your balcony Is it facing a beautiful view or a busy street? Will it get a lot of sun or be in the shade? Will it be visible from the street or hidden from view? The location of your balcony will affect the amount of privacy and natural light it receives, and should be taken into account when designing it. Choose the right flooring The flooring of your balcony should be durable and slip-resistant. Popular options include tile, stone, and composite decking. Be sure to