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Everything you need to learn about the art of buying—and savouring—candles

Our candle-obsessive writer explains the sensory appeal of the beloved home accessory, the best you should buy, and the rituals you must undertake in order to experience a candle fully

When home is wherever they are together

In the last of our three-part series on modern living, our columnist Sunaina Kumar speaks to inter-cultural couples to come to the conclusion that home is not just a physical location, it is not always a house that one grows up in, it can be a space you build anywhere in the world with a loved one

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Architect Vinu Daniel creates sustainable homes that look good and weather disasters

A contemporary architect following in the footsteps of Laurie Baker and Mahatma Gandhi, Vinu Daniel says he is building for an apocalyptic climate

Finally, a collection of pure, organic paints for the home

Green smoothies, sustainable fashion, natural skincare, a plastic-free home – if this is the lifestyle you prefer, you can now add natural paints to your home renovation plans this Diwali. Launched this week, Nilaya Naturals is India’s first luxury organic paint collection and here’s everything you need to know about it

Living sustainably means living frugally, says the founder of Raw Mango

Is minimalism just a trend? Designer Sanjay Garg says it is, and he’s more interested in frugality as an approach to design and living