|Looking to re-do your interior? There are many different styles and tastes to choose from|
The right accessories can transform a room, adding warmth and personality. A single lamp or rug is enough to begin to create a specific ambience. Whether your style is minimalistic, cosy or grand, finding the perfect accent pieces can be a bit of challenge in Karachi. Here are a handful of fabulous stores in town that can help you spice up your home décor and add those all important finishing touches.
Renaissance’s aesthetic is a mix of classic and contemporary that works well with many individual styles
Renaissance is Karachi’s ultimate home décor store. From wall-coverings and lighting to furniture and photo frames, Renaissance has it all. Their massive new showroom in Defence features everything from a wood-panelled study to several different bedrooms.
|Accessories at Renaissance|
|Wooden study at Renaissance|
It’s the only store to offer designer fabrics by the likes of Christian Lacroix and Sanderson. They also stock a large array of accent pieces ranging from topiaries to leather trays. Renaissance’s aesthetic is a mix of classic and contemporary that works well with many individual styles. The prices are surprisingly reasonable, particularly for their accessories.
|Candle pieces at Renaissance|
|Accessories at Renaissance|
Karachi Showroom: 1-C Bukhari Comm. Lane-1, Phase 6, D.H.A. +92-21 35241406 –67
|Table covers by Khaadi Home|
6th Zamzama Commercial Lane, DHA, Phase V. 021-35360161-2Rehmatullah Road, K.D.A, Scheme 1. 021-34383418-9
Shop No. 219, Park Towers, Shahra-e-Firdousi, Clifton. 021-35832525
3rd Floor, Ocean Mall, Clifton. 021-35141071-4
|Cushion covers and accessories at Chen One|
From novel vases to chunky crockery, Chen One has plenty of eye-catching accessories to add depth to contemporary décor.
|Lamps by Chen One|
Address: Park Towers, Karachi
Contact: 111 900 222
|Artificial floral decorations by Interwood|
|Table center pieces at Habitt|
They stock Cornelle crockery, tiffins, steel dustbins and much of the paraphernalia needed in a home, as well as bedcovers, towels, wall clocks and picture frames. The style is resolutely contemporary with clean lines and Habitt is the spot to head for modern accent pieces. Habitt is known for their attractively priced bridal furniture sets – wonderful for couples setting up home for the first time.
Plot No. D-13, Block 8, Ch. Khaliq-uz-Zama Road, Near Punjab Chawrangi, Karachi.
|Cushions and accessories at Pith|
|Wall-hangings at Pith|
Contact: 0311- 2342355
|Crockery at Ensemble Home|
Head there for leather accessories by La Maison, cushions and crockery by Indian brand Good Earth as well as silverware by Carbon. Recent finds included beautiful silver and wood bookends by Carbon and gold leaf doves by Maria Chinoy.
|Gold leaf doves at Ensemble Home|
|Kitchenware at JB Saeed|
From steel Brabantia bins to Italian salad bowls and Joseph Joseph draining boards, JB Saeed brings a chic twist to mundane household items. The store is a must for any true lover of style.
Address: 46-C, JBS Tower, 7th Bukhari Commercial, Phase 6, DHA.
|Silverware at Object|
|Accessories at Object|
|Twisted silver trays at Object|
Object’s creative table accessories include trivets, salad servers and serving trays.
Address: Park Towers Karachi
Contact: 021-3536 0689
Tray painted with Frere Hall landscape and truck-art styled chair and Photo courtesy: Iman Mufti
Bestsellers include trays printed with Frere Hall or the masthead of this newspaper.
Trays with newspaper masthead and and architecture.
Every corner is crammed with interesting pieces such as a chair brightly painted in truck-art style, comical urdu mugs or quirky rickshaw bookends. Tali is a store with personality and a panache that shines through its wares.
Comical Urdu mugs and a quirky rickshaw
Address: Shop No. 4, 3-C, Shahbaz Lane No. 1, Phase 6, Opposite 6th Street Khayaban-e-Seher