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This Rajkot Residential Apartment is a Blend of Modern and Traditional Look

Designed by Rachesh Pipaliya, this residential apartment at Rajkot, Gujarat showcases the perfect balance of the modern and the traditional.
Rachesh Pipaliya

Designed by Rachesh Pipaliya, this residential apartment at Rajkot, Gujarat showcases the perfect balance of the modern and the traditional. Natural elements have been used as per the client’s request in a way that is embedded into the design, while also using modern design concepts to create a warm, inviting home.

The primary focus of the design is to create continuity in the entire home.  The designer, to honour this requirement, has chosen to feature a beautiful traditional Indian motif in different forms throughout the design and décor of the home.

The fusion design, with the Indian motifs and modern furniture and décor, creates a stylish home. The motif itself has been used in the bedroom doors with the laser engraving technique. The doors that lead to the small temple in the home uses a laser cut motif design.

The end result is a sophisticated home, decked in subtle, earthy tones to create a unique design.


The primary focus of this design is to create continuity in the entire home. The motif itself has been used in the doors with the laser engraving technique. Use of brown colour in floor tiles gives perfect contrast with all furniture. The statue of Lord Buddha shows peace of mind in the entrance.

Rajkot Residential Apartment

(L) Study Area | (R) Entrance

Study  Area

Study area a most important place while children is growing up, so it must be design as way that any child feel comfortable for studies. Book shelf and the ceiling design looks uniform together.

Living Area


The living room has a spacious design, with leather couches in a warm brown tone forming the perfect contrast with the pristine vitrified tile flooring. The living area also features the motifs in the form of hand block printed cushion covers. The partition in the layout design uses exposed bricks, keeping in line with the client’s brief to use natural materials.


modular kitchen

A cool colour scheme used in kitchen to get an Indian culture taste for cooking. Use of different materials, makes it easy to maintain and clean. A good concept of all equipments that gives a perfect look of modular kitchen.

Dining Area

RajkotResidential ApartmentDining Area

The overall theme for the furniture is to keep it minimal in order to create more free space and less clutter. The dining table chairs and black marble tabletop paint an elegant picture in the dining area. mural design made near the dining area makes calm environment.

Master Bedroom

Master bedroom

Master bedroom is the room should be look different from any other room. Use of veneer, back painted glass, MDF with lacquer paint, with a different lighting concept gives a decent look. Seating space near bed with a good balcony view shows master look itself.

Parent’s Bedroom

Parents Bedroom

It is the room that necessary to design with care of colour scheme, it’s done as way that gives a calm environment. Use of corian in design to get less edges in the room. Formal seating space near the window to get natural air from outside.

Children’s Bedroom

Childrens Bedroom

Children room should be design as per theme concept, here we took a theme of parallelogram shape as per client’s taste. The uniform use of parallelogram shape in different material makes joyful environment.

Guest Room

Guest room is going to use only occasionally so it should be design as way, can easy cleaning and less maintenance. As well as use of profile shutter and well lighting concept gives simple look.

Guest Room

L) Entrance Foyer | (R) Guest Bedroom

Entrance Foyer

The main entrance of the house shows the taste of the client, so here it’s a design that gives a very elegant look outside the main door. Name on stone, use of empty space as shoe rack, decent view everything looks worth

The overall theme for the furniture is to keep it minimal in order to create more free space and less clutter. The dining table chairs and black marble tabletop paint an elegant picture in the dining room. The living room, featuring a partial partition made with exposed bricks, also features two metal panels with a brash finish and cut out design.

Decor And Art Installation

Indoor plantation has been used liberally in the house in the form of small, delicate pots and planters. Metal and wood engraving and laser cutting techniques have been used to enhance the overall decor.


The TV unit in the living room features a two-piece Italian marble backdrop, which is an unusual way of using this material. Cream, marble finish, solid surface flooring has been consistently used throughout the home. To create yet another unique design concept, the master bedroom has a panel with back painted glass and NR work, which can also be seen in the wardrobe doors. To give the furniture a metallic finish effect, Hammerton color has been used liberally. To ensure that the client's requirements were met, the living room has been given a minimalistic finish with an exposed brick wall, which is created using natural materials. Two metal brass finish panels, with a cut out design featuring recurring Indian motif, are placed adjoining the partition.

Project Details:

Project:      A residential apartment
Location:   Rajkot (Gujarat)
Area :          2300 square feet
Cost :           62 lakhs

Material Specification

Floors: Vitrified tiles, natural fire brick on wall
Furniture: ply with veneer, MDF With Lacquer Paint, Corian, metal carving, Bronze Mirror
Kitchen:   Modular Kitchen
Toilets: Fixtures By Toto, Vitrified Or G.V.T. Wall Tiles

About the Designer

Rachesh Pipaliya started his consulting in year 18 years back in 2001. Done his Interior Designing from Reputed L.S. Raheja School of Architecture, Mumbai.

His firm ' Newangle Design ' not acts only as a design consultant, it also provides complete solutions. Over little more than 18 years, the firm has extended an impressive range of prestigious projects. These span an entire spectrum-urban residences that are symbol of fine living, corporate project speak of an understand elegance, and hospitality projects that have become cool hangouts for the young at heart. His design exude energy and spirit in a delicate and subtle fashion  and his signature style has won his much global recognition and long list of accolades for his project at the national level as well.

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