Vastu Shastra is an ancient Indian science that unifies the tenets of architecture, art, astronomy, directions and the five elements of nature. It balances them with man and materials to create a congenial living or workspaces that enhance health, wealth and prosperity.
Old age dawns on everyone eventually – it’s a part of the circle of life. The day-to-day tasks that were once so easy, slowly take on the guise of a cumbersome chore. This is the time to re-think about the features in your home and take a close look at what could be altered to make them more elderly-friendly.
There is a lot that goes into the making of your home, whether it’s an apartment or a villa. According to the ancient Chinese science of Feng Shui, the placement of various features in your home affects its ‘Chi’, the source of nourishing energy. The front door of your home, it’s design and surroundings affect the way energy moves around your home.
One of the best ways to get creative in a home is with the tiles. Tiles are required in every part of the home, whether for the floor, the bathrooms, the kitchen backsplash and in some cases, even the ceiling and roofs. The materials for these tiles also vary ranging from wood, bamboo, clay, ceramic, stone, gypsum or vitrified tiling.