The Serra Sitting design is a part of a conscious efforts by the studio design & produce furniture over lines that can be called contemporary vernacular. The idea is to revisit the Indian furniture designs to produce quality conscious products compatible with the modern living standards using vernacular materials, colour pallet, textures & forms. And to think of ways to arrive at a point where a design becomes contemporary vernacular – a design that is attached to its roots.

The Serra Sitting design is a part of a conscious efforts by the studio design & produce furniture over lines that can be called contemporary vernacular. The idea is to revisit the Indian furniture designs to produce quality conscious products compatible with the modern living standards using vernacular materials, colour pallet, textures & forms. And to think of ways to arrive at a point where a design becomes contemporary vernacular – a design that is attached to its roots.

Contemporary multi utility tables are made out of an MDF top with high quality steel legs. These light weight & easy to maintain tables are ideal for any residential or commercial spaces. Scribbles tables can be stacked thus requiring optimum space

Contemporary multi utility tables are made out of an MDF top with high quality steel legs. These light weight & easy to maintain tables are ideal for any residential or commercial spaces. Scribbles tables can be stacked thus requiring optimum space

Chic utility table made out of reclaimed teak and MDF. Multi utility table provides ideal combination of functionality & aesthetics.

Chic utility table made out of reclaimed teak and MDF. Multi utility table provides ideal combination of functionality & aesthetics.

Swanky contemporary sofas handmade exclusively out of vintage reclaimed teak. The sofa’s open solid teak structure along with its generous scale makes it an ideal piece for the living room.  These super comfortable sofas are available in a variety of upholstery options.  Sofa Skewed is also available as 3 seaters

Swanky contemporary sofas handmade exclusively out of vintage reclaimed teak. The sofa’s open solid teak structure along with its generous scale makes it an ideal piece for the living room. These super comfortable sofas are available in a variety of upholstery options. Sofa Skewed is also available as 3 seaters

Lounge 34 is a chic, fun, comfortable lounge with a strong presence. The chair is available in a variety of colours as well as a veneered finish.

Lounge 34 is a chic, fun, comfortable lounge with a strong presence. The chair is available in a variety of colours as well as a veneered finish.

Lounge 2.5 is a chic lounge chair made exclusively out of reclaimed teak. The chair’s ‘blocky’ design , minimal exposed structure and its subtle details forms its core aesthetics.  The chair is available in different upholstery options

Lounge 2.5 is a chic lounge chair made exclusively out of reclaimed teak. The chair’s ‘blocky’ design , minimal exposed structure and its subtle details forms its core aesthetics. The chair is available in different upholstery options

Irani chair design is our adaptation of the ubiquitous bent wood chairs found in the Irani cafes of Mumbai. The Irani cafes, famous for their tea & bun muska, were set-up & run by the Parsees & became integral part of the Mumbai culture, predominantly in the first & the middle part of the 20th century.  The Irani chair is made out of recycled teak with steel leg supports. The solid teak seat is scarlet red made out of stained lacquer.

Irani chair design is our adaptation of the ubiquitous bent wood chairs found in the Irani cafes of Mumbai. The Irani cafes, famous for their tea & bun muska, were set-up & run by the Parsees & became integral part of the Mumbai culture, predominantly in the first & the middle part of the 20th century. The Irani chair is made out of recycled teak with steel leg supports. The solid teak seat is scarlet red made out of stained lacquer.

Swanky multi utility tables are made out of vintage reclaimed teak with a mdf top. The top of the tables are designed to rest on top of sofa or lounge chair handles designed by the studio, providing very convenient surface for side servings. The table tops are covered with water resistant paint for efficient cleaning.  The tables can me nested one into the other when not in use thus requiring optimum space

Swanky multi utility tables are made out of vintage reclaimed teak with a mdf top. The top of the tables are designed to rest on top of sofa or lounge chair handles designed by the studio, providing very convenient surface for side servings. The table tops are covered with water resistant paint for efficient cleaning. The tables can me nested one into the other when not in use thus requiring optimum space

The bouncer chair is conceptualized after a baby bouncer. The sight of a young one sleeping peacefully on a bouncer was the used as an inspiration to modulate a contemporary piece of furniture that would retain the comfort of a baby bouncer fused in with the functionality of a lounge chair.In other words, the idea was to design a chair that could make an adult sleep like a child !!  This elegant lounge piece has a gentle rocking movement fused with high ergonomics to provide supreme comfort.

The bouncer chair is conceptualized after a baby bouncer. The sight of a young one sleeping peacefully on a bouncer was the used as an inspiration to modulate a contemporary piece of furniture that would retain the comfort of a baby bouncer fused in with the functionality of a lounge chair.In other words, the idea was to design a chair that could make an adult sleep like a child !! This elegant lounge piece has a gentle rocking movement fused with high ergonomics to provide supreme comfort.

Gandhi Chair or the Tub chair, as it is popularly known locally is a fabulous chair! The origins of the design are not clear, but it is seems to have its genesis in the art deco style. Possibly, improvised to suit the local conditions & simplified to suit the mass market needs.The TUB Chair is an adaptation of this design made out of vintage recycled teak wood.

Gandhi Chair or the Tub chair, as it is popularly known locally is a fabulous chair! The origins of the design are not clear, but it is seems to have its genesis in the art deco style. Possibly, improvised to suit the local conditions & simplified to suit the mass market needs.The TUB Chair is an adaptation of this design made out of vintage recycled teak wood.


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