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Company Profile – Renaissance Homes
“Renaissance Homes” epitomizes pure design & aesthetics of interiors where each design can stand out as something unusual and stand by other forms in a distinctive room. Established in 1995, the flagship brand of Renaissance Furniture Pvt. Ltd., “Renaissance Homes” is a dream realized by two entrepreneurial sisters, Anjaleka Kriplani and Shaifalika Panda. If tradition speaks to a high standard-something for yesterday, today and tomorrow- ‘Renaissance Homes’ is home to tradition with beautiful artifices to be cherished by generations to come.
The offerings are unlimited, from elegant furniture, rich fabrics, fabulous lighting to scores of exquisite accessories from renowned international brands all available under one roof. Each piece exhibits the strength of character to stand alone as well as the versatility to harmonize within an environment - a collection truly mesmerizing.

Baker and Henredon, one of the best known furniture companies in the United States, forms the top of the line furniture available at the store. These furniture lines are uniquely complemented by McGuire (Wicker) Donghia (Modern designs), Sligh (Executive and Home Office furniture), Milling Road (The Country look), Fiam & Gambarovetri (Glass Furniture), Mirror Fair (Mirrors), Fine Art Lamps (Lamps), Codutti (Office solution) & Elite (Restaurant furniture).


For upholstery and drapery, Beacon Hill, Robert Allen Fabrics and other imports from Italy, Spain and England make for an exquisite collection of over 2500 designs.

Furniture designs for Ralph Lauren; Bernhardt Furniture and McGuire have collections designed by the world’s most prominent designers like Barbara Barry, Michael Vanderbyl, Jones Barnes and Lauren Rottet. Some of these lines of furniture have also made their debut in Hollywood in “Vanilla Sky” starring Tom Cruise and more recently “Intolerable Cruelty” starring Catherine Zeta Jones and George Clooney.

Renaissance Homes has well understood the customers need for personal attention and hence offers a complete range of services includes interior design consulting & execution of turnkey projects under Anjaleka Kripalani (Interior designer FIT New York. She has successfully lead & executed projects like the New Delhi residence of Dr. Vijay Mallya and the Sarafs, a country house for Dr. Karan Singh, villas for Mr. Lalit Suri of Bharat Hotels, The Spa & Health Club at The Qutab Hotel, Delhi, as well as corporate offices of Jindal Steel, IMFA Ltd. & Radico Khaitan.
Shaking the Status Quo
Green is the new gold. Everything from environment to jewelry to envy is going green. Why not your home? Or your restaurant, work place, or lounging space for that matter!
Ethel Da Costa
Excited about being in Brussels but missing home (Goa) very much, Yahel admits she “doesn’t like to be too much out of India. I’m excited, but frozen (in Brussels),” and then quickly begins to talk about her project.

“The opening was a great success. I’m busy with interviews, critics, galleries, and travel. My encounter with Elaine Levy was a beautiful surprise of a lifetime! I was in Europe and a friend took me to an opening, which was Elaine’s gallery. I totally loved Elaine’s energy. We had lunch and talked about a great deal about art.”

Soon, Elaine proposed to Yahel for a show at her gallery for one month. “The Elaine Levy Project is one of those very special, prestigious enclaves,” says Yahel. “She gave me the freedom to completely use my ideas. That’s a great chance for an artist as well as a great responsibility.”

Yahel’s installations on display in Brussels are best described as “luminescent, surreal like being inside a cloud.” You may enter through a low, discreet door, but henceforth you’re in a riot of complexity, contradiction, a place shrouded in mystery, removed from time and space, suspended between reality and fantasy and the magnificently perverse. Light and environment penetrate and interlock, as if engaged in a long, intricate kiss. Yahel believes her new collection evolves from her old style to define sensuality, lightness, and levity more than ever.

Having witnessed her artistic poetry in work and daily life, I fully understand Yahel’s quest for perfection. “A good place appeals to the eye, a great place appeals to the mind. I love to consider my place (Monsoon Heritage) as ever in process. I love flexibility and like to move energies.  I love places to be alive. Once something goes mainstream, it's over for me. My passion is to shake things up, to change things, to violate the status quo. What I like is creating an atmosphere. For me this is where art, energy, and life come in,” she elaborates passionately.

Does she believe Goa has grown on her since she set home in 2000?


“My friends are principally Goans. I have built strong and deep friendships here. They are my life and I love them. I came here with an open heart and humility, ready to give, and without seeking anything. I received so much! Today, as a person, a woman, and an artist, I’m definitely richer by everything that this land has given me. Maybe, love is the password, don’t forget that!”

With much of her work commissioned to clients and private collectors spread across India, Lebanon, Italy, California, New York, Paris, London, Tokyo, Miami, and Rome, right from industrialist and tycoon Vijay Mallya, industrialist Nikki and Samantha Nayar, N. Bajaj, Avanti and Yash Birla, Park Hotels in India, Taj Hotel Group, actress Simone Singh and husband Fahad Samaar, Malavika Sanghvi, Devika and Suresh Bhojwani, avant garde trend setter Sangita Kathiwada, European Delhi based fashion designers Didier Lecoanet and Hemant Sagar, advertising pioneer Bal Mundkur, Yahel’s  mirrors sculpture and choreograph daily life through reflections and light.

“It’s not a selfish mirror, it’s a mirror which reflects L’AUTRE,” she philosophically concludes. Just like the Yahel I know. Some people you just unconditionally love.
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