MOI DEN INTERIORS
How did you come up with the name of your studio?
The word Moi is derived from the French language meaning “me or my” and the word den means home.
Therefore ,Moi Den means ” My Den” Or “My Home”
We wanted to keep a name which represents what we love to do; that is designing luxury homes and we found this to be just the perfect fit for our firm.
What determined your passion for design? Tell us about the moment when you decided this is the way to go.
My inspiration comes from my childhood days, seeing my father’s passion for building and constructing residences, I spent all my childhood seeing architectural plans and doing frequent site visits. This experience led met to further explore the field of interior design further and I took up a course in Interior Design from FIT, New York. Within a few months of my studies I was convinced that I want to make it my career, as I loved the freedom I got to create something. I loved how one can just draw their thoughts on paper, execute it and make it a reality.
What kind of projects were you doing when you first started as a designer?
I started my career in 2011 with a residential Project in Maharani Bagh. Our first Project was Designing a space of 2 Bedrooms & a Living Room where we got involved in manufacturing customized bespoke furniture & soft furnishings .
We did complete interiors which included designing & manufacturing bespoke furniture, choosing curtains, cushions ,rugs and accessories for all the areas.
What field of design are you most interested in?
I love doing residential design and that has been our Firm’s Forte since we started in 2011 .
What is your favorite book/magazine on design? How about your favorite site?
I love to take inspirations from my travels & attending Design Fair’s which happen very frequently all over the world and I try my best to at least attend one every 3-6 months to remain in sync with all the design developments which are happening across the world.
My Favorite Magazine is the Interior Design Magazine.
What is your Signature Style?
My sensibility mostly leans toward an Art Deco or a contemporary Classic look– fusion of modern and contemporary with an everlasting elegance of old. Surrounded by Sheer Luxury, Glamour and timeless designs, Moi Den encapsulates these ideas- creating a home of experiences.
What inspires you to thrive in this industry? Which piece of architecture inspires you the most.
My inspiration comes from my childhood days, seeing my father’s passion for building and constructing residences, I spent all my childhood seeing architectural plans and doing frequent site visits.
I love how one can just draw their thoughts on paper, execute it and make it a reality.
From your point of view, is design an art or a science?
Great design is part science, part process, and part a practical set of solutions with a dash of aesthetics thrown in. Going beyond the surface, a designer inevitably discovers that great design is more about delivering solutions to problems.
Design is a process, not art.
If you had no limits (money, resources), what would you create?
I would like to re-create a new version of the Taj Mahal ,one of the seven wonders of the world.
What advice do you have for young designers or architects reading this interview?
As more and more people are gravitating towards ecologically friendly earthy materials, there is suddenly a lot of demand of sustainable materials. Rattan and acacia wood products are emerging as the most preferred sustainable materials.
Research shows that connecting with nature has a positive effect on our psyche and overall mental wellbeing. There is a gravitation towards designs that incorporate nature in our homes.
With households experiencing remote working and learning at home, spaces
should be designed keeping in mind that the spaces are multifunctional in nature.