Informal seating areas in Indian houses typically incorporate footstools, diwans or even luxurious jhoola swings. Handspun pure fiber fabrics similar to khadi are used to upholster dining chairs whereas rich silk and ikat highlight accent and centerpiece items.

Tripod ground lamps with coastguard spotlights are a more recent craze that reinforces this seafaring fashion. Small decorative accents corresponding to mariner compasses and sextants are often prominently displayed on desks or shelves. Stripes are probably the most regularly used pattern on everything from wallpaper and pillows to rugs and towels.

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Armoires, sideboards, wardrobes and chairs are carved with scrolls and trees, that are two common Dutch motifs. The demand for more creative furniture coincided with the expansion of the banking and service provider class across Europe. Dutch Renaissance fashion is more organic than its Italian counterpart, which tends to be more neoclassic. It features giant beds and …

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