Monday, May 10, 2010

Inspired by the Mughal Empire

      I frequently read other interior decor blogs for inspiration. Sites like Chinoiserie Chic and Habitually Chic get me excited to learn more about design. I recently came across a few posts that featured photos of contemporary homes that reminded me of the Taj Mahal. As some may know, I am OBSESSED with the Taj Mahal.

Below are photos of the Taj Mahal's Jalis. Jalis are intricately carved stone screens that let light into a dark space (before electricity was easily accessible).

And here are some contemporary versions of Jali screens. I would love to do something like this in my future home:

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