search
  • Vintage Charm And Quirk With Hints Of Heritage Woven In Seamlessly In This Boutique Design | Studio Mestry

    Spread across 1400-square feet, this retail space perfectly mirrors the designer’s personality—a marriage of vintage charm and quirk with hints of heritage woven in seamlessly in this boutique design. A walk through the store offers a glimpse into the world of modern luxury with key elements that feel global while still staying rooted in Indian design.

    “This experiential studio in Kalaghoda takes a leap in retail therapy by reminiscing about all things traditional and ornamented. The unfinished and raw surfaces of the wall make up the most ideal background for the beautiful pieces on display, the insertion of greens and classical components offers a unique sensory encounter.” – Nishal Sevak(Co-Editor)

    Vintage Charm And Quirk With Hints Of Heritage Woven In Seamlessly In This Boutique Design | Studio Mestry

    Visit : Studio Mestry

    Housed in an unpretentious, yet modern shell, created with local materials such as cement floor, lime plastered walls, the store is deliberately dressed in neutral tones, almost sandy palette to let the furniture and the designer’s clothes take center stage. The store has a warm and inviting backdrop and it’s predominantly the straight lines and smooth curves with rustic

    elements because of which the old and new blend and co-exist together. We retained the old art deco features of the main entrance structure and added a stepped molding details that would blend in with the old existing elements.

    The grand rot iron door at the entrance opens into a space that features a beautiful water fountain carved out in black stone placed on a carpet of black and white chevron floor tiles which are overlooked by a pair of vintage chandeliers on top.

    The place was in a really bad condition initially; it was a restaurant that had been shut down for over two years during the pandemic. Our brief was to transform the space into something beautiful and almost creating a garden that people would enter into in the middle of a historic neighborhood of Kala Ghoda.

    Bold décor elements are carefully laid against a muted grey backdrop. One corner of the store has a large vintage carved mirror that is positioned in a way to see the reflection of the central water fountain and the staircase that forms its backdrop.

    The display window is framed with fluted wooden molding and has a mannequin surrounded by lots of greens to highlight the clothing it adorns.

    The vintage cash counter polished in black has some beautiful metal details and sits perfectly near the staircase that leads to the mezzanine floor.

    The hues of the interiors are beige; graceful vintage wooden columns rise up to the mezzanine ceiling, defining the entrance to the step up area for the changing rooms.

    The mezzanine floor is kept simple with a similar concrete floor as the ground section and minimal seating with more display. It is purposely kept less cluttered with just one decorative mirror next to the changing room.

    A Lot of thought was put into the materials used in the space and how the luxe elements would blend with the traditional motifs and furniture. Kala Ghoda and indeed South Mumbai, seeps into the image of the boutique in subtle and fundamental ways: the hues of the interiors are beige; graceful columns made of old wood finished in a natural polish, clear glass display windows with metal motifs  rise up to a high ceiling.

    We procured vintage chandeliers and pots and custom designed most of the furniture to blend well with the overall space. The matte greige hand plastered walls follow the subdued aesthetic but the decadent black furniture and brass elements manage to stand out.

    The store interiors thus underlines the designer’s unique design vocabulary for the modern India with a hint of luxury and rustic blend of vintage furniture.

    Fact File

    Designed by : Studio Mestry

    Project Type : Retail Interior Design

    Project Name : The Vintage Garden

    Location : Kalaghoda, Mumbai

    Year Built : 2022

    Duration of the project : 4 Months

    Built-up Area : 1500 Sq.ft

    Principal Architect : Akshaya Mestry

    Design Credits : Sanshriti Mehta

    Photograph Courtesy : Aditya Warlikar

    Products / Materials / Vendors : Finishes – Lime plastered walls done locally / Wallcovering / Cladding – Custom wallpapers / Sanitaryware – Kohler / Furniture – Beyond Design / Paint – Asian Paints.

    Firm’s Website Link : Studio Mestry

    Firm’s Instagram Link : Studio Mestry

    Firm’s Facebook Link : Studio Mestry

    For Similar Project >>> Bold Basics and Cautious Exaggeration Shapes this Retail Design for Kanishk Mehta

    The Apartment In Kanpur Is At The 19th Floor In One Of The Tallest Buildings | Crossgrain

    The apartment is at the 19th floor in one of the tallest buildings in Kanpur. The space is a blend of modern functionality and simplicity. The flat welcomes you with a serene view overlooking the HBT Campus (Agriculture College) with immense cover of trees and fields on one side and the Ganges river on the […]

    Read More

    This House In Bombay Is An Epitome Of Luxury And Elegance | Architect Sambhav Jain (ASJ)

    Welcome to this house in Bombay, which is an epitome of luxury and elegance. Indulge in opulence with this exquisite, luxurious 1100 sq. ft. 3 BHK on the 42nd floor. It is a minimalist yet luxurious home involving a delicate balance of simplicity and opulence. Every inch of this space has a meticulously design that […]

    Read More

    Small Open Kitchen Designs: 20 Ideas For Compact Spaces

    In large urban centres, small open kitchen designs are a common feature of many homes. In Indian households, where the kitchen is one of the most frequently used spaces, it needs to be comfortable, functional, and aesthetically pleasing. The absolute dream is a spacious kitchen with sky-high ceilings and ample natural light. However, many of […]

    Read More

    This Mid Century Modern House in Vadodara Is A Minimalist Space | JNM Space Creators LLP

    The theme of this mid-century modern house was combined with Scandinavian style to create a space with a minimalist aesthetic but a strong focus on functionality. This Residential interior project is a 4.5 BHK apartment in Vadodara, an exquisite interior project that epitomizes our commitment to quality. This Mid Century Modern House in Vadodara Is […]

    Read More

    This Exceptional Hotel in Solapur Stands As A Beacon Of Innovation | Ikshana Architects

    Situated in Maharashtra, this exceptional hotel in Solapur stands as a beacon of innovation and cultural celebration. Thus embodying a harmonious fusion of traditional elements and contemporary design principles. This Exceptional Hotel in Solapur Stands As A Beacon Of Innovation | Ikshana Architects Design Concept Welcome to Hotel Karuna, an architectural marvel meticulously crafted by […]

    Read More

    A Vast Canvas Such As This Home Blends Various Interior Styles | Shreesh Design Studio LLP

    Homes often portray a varied language of interior styles, different yet complementing nonetheless. With a carpet area of over 3200 sq. ft., this spacious haven houses four bedrooms in four corners of its blueprint, separated by common areas. For a vast canvas such as this that embraces various interior styles, the balance of semi-covered extensions […]

    Read More

    The Interior Design Of Office Create A Seamless Loop Of Circulation | Studio Pushp

    Step into this interior design of office where the comforting allure of wooden textures intertwines harmoniously with the understated sophistication of a contemporary grey color palette. The interior design of our office endeavours to create a seamless loop of circulation where movement flows effortlessly, fostering connectivity and collaboration. Subtle tones and geometric vocabulary converge to […]

    Read More

    Elevate Your Space With These 20 Interior Design Ideas for Home

    Unlocking the secrets of Interior Design Ideas for Home can be a game-changer for any enthusiast. Even those with a keen eye often seek validation from their Pinterest boards before making changes. It takes time and expertise to master aspects like lighting and floor planning. Whether you’re an experienced or a beginner, having a professional’s […]

    Read More

    This Comfortable Home Is A Testament To Minimalist Charm | The Crossboundaries

    This sophisticated and comfortable home is a testament to minimalist charm. It embraces a harmonious blend of sleek, functional, and comfortable living. Upon entering, a sense of calm envelops you as the minimalist aesthetic continues to unfold, with each room showcasing distinctive, unique features. This Comfortable Home Is A Testament To Minimalist Charm | The […]

    Read More

    15 Sustainable Interior Design Tips For Eco-Conscious Spaces

    Sustainable interior design implies the modern aspect of crafting spaces and understanding varying styles and trends. The need for eco-friendly design emerges from various challenges such as climate change, cluttered space, and losing touch with nature. Sustainable interior design follows the principles of green design, connecting the hues of earth and the texture of nature, […]

    Read More
  • Luxury & Comfort Design Elements Themed In Timeless Classic With A Hint Of Retro | Allium by Astha Bohra

    Baag-E-Fursat, A Place Of Tranquility & Peace And An Escape From The City’s Hustle Bustle | Designer's inc