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Colours play an important and significant role in India. Each season, each festival is represented with a different palette of colours that can be incorporated into modern homes.

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dd unique pieces to your space, such as a large pichhwai (folk art dedicated to Lord Krishna) or a beautiful lantern. They add an interesting element and are great conversation pieces. Pixabay

A little traditional touch to a contemporary home with colours, curios and cushions can make an interesting alteration to the design vibe, suggest experts.

Manisha Chanda, Director, Ishatvam, and Vibhor Jain, Director, ArgentOr Silver, suggest how:

* Colours play an important and significant role in India. Each season, each festival is represented with a different palette of colours that can be incorporated into modern homes. Add these vibrant colours to your space against a pastel western palette.

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A little traditional touch to a contemporary home with colours, curios and cushions can make an interesting alteration to the design vibe, suggest experts. Pixabay

* Your sofa and chairs could be structured with clean lines and contemporary upholstery. One can use cushions and throws in beautiful traditional prints and weaves to create a perfect amalgamation of traditional warmth as opposed to the relatively cold contemporary.

* Incorporate traditional materials like brass and pieces with filigree into your homes.

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Your sofa and chairs could be structured with clean lines and contemporary upholstery. One can use cushions and throws in beautiful traditional prints and weaves to create a perfect amalgamation of traditional warmth as opposed to the relatively cold contemporary. Pixabay

* Add unique pieces to your space, such as a large pichhwai (folk art dedicated to Lord Krishna) or a beautiful lantern. They add an interesting element and are great conversation pieces.

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* Use the right crockery to add traditional elements into a contemporary home.

* Furniture without ornamentation, mostly in grey/beige, something that brings neutral hues perfectly defines the contemporary aspect. Adding a bold element of something chic and classy, like a piece of silverware, a chandelier or a majestic potted plant, can elevate the interiors celebrating the essence of simplicity with an impact. (IANS)

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According to a Survey, 73% of Urban Indians can Afford a New Home

Low interest finance schemes provide easy repayment options

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The survey also shows that the top markets which have affordable space for Home in good supply for buyers are China (74 per cent), India is second in the pecking order (73 per cent), Saudi Arabia (61 per cent), US (55 per cent) and Peru (55 per cent). Pixabay

A new global survey by Ipsos titled, Real Estate Affordability on Thursday revealed that at least 73 per cent of urban Indians can afford to buy a new home in the local property market or real estate sector.

“We see a boom in the realty sector in terms of premium to affordable housing projects that have come up and are in the pipeline, wooing urban dwellers with frills. Further, low interest finance schemes provide easy repayment options and is also likely to provide an impetus to this sector,” Ashwini Sirsikar, Country Service Line Leader,(Qualitative Research), Ipsos UU India said in a statement.

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A new global survey by Ipsos titled, Real Estate Affordability on Thursday revealed that at least 73 per cent of urban Indians can afford to buy a new Home in the local property market or real estate sector. Pixabay

The survey also shows that the top markets which have affordable homes in good supply for buyers are China (74 per cent), India is second in the pecking order (73 per cent), Saudi Arabia (61 per cent), US (55 per cent) and Peru (55 per cent).

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Markets with lack of affordable homes (or least affordable homes) and which are at the bottom of the heap, include Hungary (16 per cent), Japan (17 per cent), Serbia (19 per cent), Poland (25 per cent) and Argentina (32 per cent), among others. (IANS)