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.
Christianity is believed to have come to India as early as 52 AD through St. Thomas, one of the 12 apostles of Jesus who supposedly landed in Muziris, Kerala. And the first church is believed to be the St. Thomas Syro-Malabar Catholic Church established in Palayur, Thrissur district in Kerala. Since then, the population of Christians in Kerala has increased to around 18.4% and to about 2.3% of India’s population.
Wooden furniture and embellishments have been symbols of classy elegance and posh living for many generations past. Kerala, with its rich resource of different types of wood from the Western Ghats, is well known for its lavish use in the traditional homes. And this is aside from the intricately carved wooden furniture that they favor.
Trivandrum is the coastal capital city of Kerala and resplendent with verdant greenery, culture, history and a booming IT industry that is expanding at a rapid rate. This has also resulted in an increasing need for new homes to accommodate the growing influx of people moving into the city.
Also known as Thiruvananthapuram, Trivandrum is the capital of Kerala. The city’s history goes back many centuries and was once the capital of the princely state of Travancore too. Backed by its rulers, Trivandrum emerged as a center for education and the arts. Even until today, the institutions set up by these rulers are in functional existence.
With global changes in climate and extreme weather conditions hitting most parts of the world, drought is an increasing threat looming over the horizon. Natural water resources are also becoming increasingly polluted, thereby restricting potable water fit for human consumption. This makes water conservation more important than ever – even if you aren’t living in a drought-prone area.
It was in 1907 that the first entirely man-made plastic material was created and soon became the rage. As this material was lightweight and strong, it was used for making almost anything ranging from telephones to kitchenware to toys, plumbing, and fancy jewelry.
With the population increasingly preferring to settle down in big cities, where land is scarce and access to parks and greenery even rarer, people are moving further and further away from nature. Living a life removed from close contact with earth, soil, plants, and trees have a negative impact on people’s physical and mental health.
The hardest working part of the home is the flooring, which is why you should choose your floor carefully. Another reason is its compatibility in style with the rest of the home. This because the floor serves as the backdrop to the home’s design and holds great significance to your home’s style.
False ceilings are also known as dropped ceilings. They have basically suspended ceilings below the main ceiling and are being increasingly touted as a symbol of sophistication. The new-age homes are increasingly being adorned with this glamorous feature which makes the home’s interiors look more elegant.