Stride Ventures leads bridge funding for interior design startup HomeLane

Homevista Decor and Furnishings Pvt Ltd, which operates interior design platform HomeLane, has raised Rs 60 crore ($8.16 million) in a bridge funding round.

Stride Ventures has led the round with a Rs 20 crore debt commitment, Bengaluru-based HomeLane said in a statement. The remaining Rs 40 crore has come via equity funding from existing investors including Accel, Sequoia Capital, Evolvence India and JSW Ventures.

This round takes the total capital HomeLane has raised since its inception in 2014 to Rs 370 crore (around $54 million), it said. 

Set up by Srikanth Iyer, HomeLane says it provides end-to-end interior services using technology and tech-assisted designers.

The startup will use the capital it has raised to enter new markets with a focus on non-metro expansion. Part of the funding will also be used to enhance its technological infrastructure by focussing on Spacecraft, its proprietary 3D design platform.

“We believe that there’s

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Berkner STEM Exploration Center Uses Strategic Interior Design to Engage Students

Education has never looked more different than it does today, especially as schools (and the world) continue to grapple with a global pandemic. Educators’ reliance on digital technology continues to increase, which in turn, has put a spotlight on the importance of STEM education and preparing children for future careers in related fields.

Photo: The Berkner STEM Exploration Center’s layout gives students more room and the opportunity to move about and change posture, which has been shown to be best for divergent thinking, says Tanya Cervo, furniture fixtures and equipment specialist for Perkins and Will. There are also many options for sitting upright for more convergent-focused thinking. Credit: Wade Griffith Photography

At the Berkner STEM Exploration Center in Richardson, TX, students of all ages are encouraged to develop an interest in and prepare themselves for future STEM jobs through a new thoughtfully designed facility. Seasoned design firm Perkins and Will

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Spruce Up Your Home for Zoom Calls with These Interior Design Tips

By now, your bosses and colleagues have probably seen more of your abode than you would’ve ever expected to show them.

With many of us working from home these days, meetings held over video conferencing apps the likes of Zoom and Microsoft Teams have become the new normal. Inevitably, this means letting colleagues into our residences — albeit virtually — and having them catch glimpses of it via our backdrop. Depending on where your workspace is located, this view could range from a boring blank wall to windows or cluttered bookshelves.

Your makeshift office may not be the most glamorous, but there are several easy interior design tricks that you can employ to quickly jazz up the background of your Zoom calls.

Textiles and cushions

If your workstation of choice is the couch or bed, all

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The One Easy Home Upgrade Interior Designers Recommend for Fall

The leaves are changing, the temperature’s getting cooler, and once again—for better or for worse—pumpkin spice has permeated everything. That can only mean one thing: fall is right around the corner. For those looking to upgrade their home décor for the season, there are the obvious additions pulled out every year: a pumpkin here, a bowl of pinecones there. However, for anyone who wants a more understated way to transform their space, there’s one genius piece of fall home decor interior design experts can’t live without.

According to Sara Burack, a real estate agent at Nest Seekers International who recently appeared on Netflix’s Million Dollar Beach House, adding a simple blanket ladder to your home can make it instantly cozier and give it an autumnal feel. Plus, it keeps those cozy throws you want to curl up under on chilly nights right where you need them.

Burack even

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The new Audi Q2 Interior Design

The spacious interior of the Audi Q2 accommodates five passengers. The interior design echoes the taut design language of their exterior. The air vents and the gear lever knob, or selector lever of the S tronic, have a new look. Q2 customers can order the interior S line instead of the basic variant, and both interior versions can be combined freely with the three exterior variants. With the optional ambient lighting package plus, the trim strip on the instrument panel and the knee pads on the center console feature elegant backlighting.

The Dinamica microfiber material is a new addition to the range and will replace the Alcantara material. Audi has bundled all upholstery and colors into seven packages, four of which are assigned to the basic interior, while the other three are assigned to the interior S line. The optional equipment is also bundled into packages, as this provides a

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Next-Gen Nissan Pathfinder Spied Showing Overhauled Interior

Nissan Pathfinder Interior Spy Photos

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Nissan Pathfinder Interior Spy Photos

The infotainment system looks much more modern.

A new generation of Nissan Pathfinder is on the way. This batch of spy shots is our first chance to see its development in months. The engineers strip off some camouflage, and there are photos of the interior this time.

Compared to the earlier images, the grille of this Pathfinder is a little more visible. The outward flared vertical portions suggest Nissan’s V-shaped grille is sticking around. The lower fascia is also on display, and it shows a simple, horizontal design. At

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Interior Adorning Advice

home designResidence inside design reflects your character, way of life and aesthetic sensibilities. As Oliver (1994) notes, the time interval multimedia has not on a regular basis designated laptop computer-primarily based media, as a result of it does now, however initially referred to combos of audio, visible, and print supplies delivered by assorted media. The Hawkins’ Household Backyard , an additional forty 9 hectares, is open to visitors four events a yr for seasonal festivals and choices one of many country’s largest English Discipline Hedge Maze, Cascade & Temple, Walled Kitchen Backyard & Glasshouse, and the Chinese language Pagoda over Mayfield Lake.

Someone might want to specialize and develop technical information specific to at least one space or sort of inside design, equivalent to residential design, business design, hospitality design, healthcare design, common design, exhibition design, furnishings design, and spatial branding. Inside design is a creative career that’s relatively new, continually … Read More

Interior design: Finding your zen

Myers said another way to softly incorporate some texture into a room is by using patterns or tone-on-tone colors.
Myers said another way to softly incorporate some texture into a room is by using patterns or tone-on-tone colors.
Photos by Katie Girtman

Whether it’s a blank canvas or a fixer-upper, there are elements and principles of interior design that help every finished project achieve a cohesive harmony. 

Interior Designer Lynn Myers believes so much in striking the right balance among these that she named her business, Harmony Interiors in Frisco, after it. 

“To design a space that enhances human lives, you need to focus on a range of details including color, personality, culture, furniture placement and scale which will help transform a person’s personal environment, creating harmony, balance and a natural flow of energy through the space,” she said. 

Myers launched Harmony Interiors in Frisco in 2005, and has since discovered that she’s particularly passionate about remodel projects. She loves looking at before-and-after photos that illustrate how creativity and

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Next-gen Hyundai Tucson previewed with striking light design, sleek interior

Here’s our first look at the next-gen Hyundai Tucson in some fairly revealing teaser photos. It’s set to make its official debut on September 14, but we’re afforded a sneak peek at the compact crossover today.

Undoubtedly, the most striking aspect of the Tucson is its lighting. Hyundai calls the lighting “Parametric Hidden Lights.” The hidden part of it are the daytime-running lights in the grille. When the lights are off, you’d have no idea that they’re actual lights, as they blend in seamlessly with the grille. When the lights are on, they’re bold, unique and quite striking. The grille’s general design reminds us of the new Elantra, but the lights take it another step further.

Hyundai says the new Tucson is bigger and wider than the previous model, and it’ll also be offered in different wheelbases depending on the market. Specific U.S. market information wasn’t included in Hyundai’s news

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Sea Island Luxury Interior Designer, VPI Design, Weighs in on Top Wall Covering Styles in 2020

Top Luxury Interior Designer, VPI Design by Dina Varner, reports on the most popular wall coverings seen in 2020; Venetian Plaster, Textured Paper, Leather and Upholstered Walls.

SEA ISLAND, GA / ACCESSWIRE / August 28, 2020 / Sea Island Luxury Interior Designer, VPI Design, explores three types of wall covering styles in detail to highlight the benefit of their use added to a room.

Venetian Plaster:

Venetian plaster has been used since ancient times to decorate walls. While this trend had fallen off, it has since made a comeback allowing the client to achieve a Mediterranean style. Venetian plaster is a wallcovering made from putty that is created from fired limestone and water. As it is applied to the wall and as it dries, it returns to the look and feel of limestone. This process is a natural option for people who desire a luxurious look.

Venetian plaster is all

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