This private residence in Jaipur doubles up as a family home and a party pad

Ruhi Gilder
Jaali patterns in bedrooms, mosaic murals in the dining room, gold accents in the dressing room  this residence is luxurious in every sense of the word. 17,960 square feet of pure opulence greets you at the Raniwala Residence in Jaipur. This exterior of the bungalow comprises of a contemporary-style façade with jaali and louvers as its key elements.  
Photo Credits: Studio Bluora
Photo Credits: Studio Bluora
The basement space serves as a party area, and has a dark theme, painted in shades of black. “Black is a colour that cannot be ignored  it is bold and dramatic. When used with flair, it can lend a look of sensuous sophistication to any space,” says Nikhil Agrawal, founder of Design Atelier. The space features colourful hanging lights, and eclectic artwork, which add to the lounge vibe. A luxurious swimming pool is the heart and soul of this space, and it framed by a backdrop of golden sconces. A home gym and a special poker room complete the basement level. 
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The ground floor has a central skylight that brings in an element of natural light to all the floors of the bungalow. Housing two bedrooms for the grandparents and parents, the ground floor also comprises of the kitchen, dining area, living area and the drawing room. 
Photo Credits: Studio Bluora
Photo Credits: Studio Bluora
The living area is a contrast of colours, with a palette of greys and oranges. A big garden at the east-end of the house brings in morning light into the cozy living room. Lounge areas on each floor provide a private space for the residents to retreat after a busy day of work.  
Photo Credits: Studio Bluora
Photo Credits: Studio Bluora
“Keeping the right balance between the contemporary and the traditional with enthralling patterns and intricate details, at the residence, we’ve made an attempt to constantly keep the viewer engaged with each interior and exterior detail,” says the founder of Design Atelier. True to his word, the architect has designed each element of the home to delight and add a sense of wonder.  
Photo Credits: Studio Bluora
Photo Credits: Studio Bluora
Photo Credits: Studio Bluora
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