India is known to be a melting pot of cultures, with each state brimming with its own unique traditions and native festivals. Though North and South India have a common unifying heritage, design styles and art patterns vary greatly. Each part of our country comes with its own distinct identity—and if you are looking to decorate your home in traditional South Indian style, there are some elements that must find their way into your interior design!
South Indian Rangolis
- Every traditional South Indian home will welcome you at the entrance with the ubiquitous Rangoli. Rangolis are said to invoke divine blessings and welcome everything well into your home. These rhythmic patterns were originally a form of roadside art, created using synchronously aligned grids and dots to create perfect symmetry. Creating a rangoli has an intrinsic deep meaning; it is a process that seeks to align the humdrum of everyday life with the mystic cosmos. Every South Indian home will have a rangoli at the doorstep, in the pooja room and in the courtyard as well. Elaborate rangolis that are created using rice powder or paste play an important role in the heart of the home during festivities and religious