VAR VARA BY ELENA SHNYREVA

November 15, 2016 0

When Elena Shnyreva first set foot on this island 6 years ago, she planned to stay only for a short holiday trip. After all, she…

What you wear can make you feel better about yourself. This can be especially true for working out. Exercise is easier for some more than…

LALIN DESIGN

July 12, 2016 0

In June, I had the opportunity to sit down and have an in-depth chat with Lalin Design’s founder, Lalin Jinasena. Hailing from the Jinasena Group…

It’s a sticky morning in Borella. Long-time assistant, Lena, arrives and says “Good morning”. Nelun Harasgama has exquisite batik silks draped over her dining table…

MINNIE BY DEEANDRA BULNER

December 31, 2015 0

Deeandra Bulner has always made the larger-than-life seem mundane, her tiny creations have been a signature feature of her work, designs that find a way…

COLOMBO DESIGN STUDIO

October 16, 2015 0

What is it that really sells a product? Why, in fact, did you buy the last thing you did? Because a television commercial told you…

CHER BY CHEVONNE

September 17, 2015 0

While we’re told that clothes make the man, it’s quite possible that accessories make the woman – or at least become the catalyst for her…

THE OLD RAILWAY

August 21, 2015 0

Along the old canal which gently meanders inland from the coast behind the Galle Railway Station, runs a busy narrow street lined with small shops,…

RAUX BROTHERS

July 7, 2015 1

What’s in a piece of furniture that makes you want to buy it? Why is it we make our homes look the way they do…

ASCENTURA

May 16, 2015 0

In this age of technological dependence, design has become an essential component of how we view and use the World Wide Web. This is why…

RUWANGI AMARARASINGHE

April 10, 2015 0

 We live in a world where spacing out is considered detrimental to your development. Thankfully, Ruwangi Amarasinghe is living proof of the contrary. She is…

BEAN BAG BLISS

March 15, 2015 2

Stepping into Sri Lanka’s first boutique beanbag store, I knew this product was definitely reflective of its owners. Sharika Erne; designer, manager and proprietor of…

STRIPES & CHECKS INC

February 20, 2015 0

I was always under the impression that options for menswear were severely limited, until I was taught otherwise and given an insight into the science…

ORIGINALS

January 20, 2015 0

As I walk into the Originals Furniture showroom on Park Street Mews, I feel as if I’m stepping into the pages of an interior design…