Architect: Rupesh Patel (Top- Left) | Interior Designers: Viral Patel (Top- Right) and Shabana Sadikot (Bottom)
The earthy material palette with Kotah stone and magical metal Corten steel gave the showroom an artistic feel, increasing the brand image.
The client desired a brand image by creating an attractive showroom which will have an art studio ambience that had to be unique and cost-effective.
They were also looking for flexibility for products display. The product containers were designed like Art Studio wherein the products shall be valued and their beauty shall be enhanced.
The backdrop was created by the use of rustic surfaces. Basic skills and local crafts were highlighted for the project to make it cost effective. Bright colours are added to the art installations whereas the container remains rustic.
The earthen material palette is prioritized and rustic materials were used to emphasize the products. IPS and Kota are used in another aspect as to cool down the temperature by absorbing heat as the facade is west open.
Flooring: Kotah stone, IPS, wooden flooring | Furniture and partitions: Wood, Veneer, Exposed ply, Corten steel.
Staircase: Corten steel | Wall covering: Corten steel, Texture, block printed colour pattern
Decor: Multi-laminate artwork, ceramic pottery, glass vases | Hanging light fittings: Metal finish
Carpet Area: 1500 sqft | Location: Rajkot | Context: Near 80 ft ring road, on the first floor with a west open facade
About Sparsh Design Studio:
Located in Rajkot, Sparsh Design Studio is a young design firm started by interior designer Viral Patel in 2005, later joined by another enterprising interior designer Shabana Sadikot the following year – both acquired “Diploma in Interior Design” from National School of Interior Design, Rajkot. To explore new working paths, in the year 2010, the studio joined hands with another upcoming architect Rupesh Patel, an architecture graduate from Indubhai Parekh School of Architecture, Rajkot, turning it into a one-stop-solution for architecture and interior design. While practising, Rupesh also obtained masters in conservation from CEPT University in 2013. Today, the firm has successfully completed more than 150 projects from Rajkot, Morbi and beyond.