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TEATRO SCARLET BY SCARLET SPLENDOUR BRINGS WITH IT A CHILDLIKE WONDER WITH ADULT SENSIBILITIES AND MASTER LEVEL ARTISTRY.
What’s in a name? Well, in Scarlet Splendour’s name, you could say plenty. This line of products are ornate, lavish and dramatic – filled with splendour. The flagship store, Teatro Scarlet, is located in Kolkata, India, where the brand hails from. Teatro, which means theatre in Italian, truly summarizes this store. Fitted with Scarlet Splendour’s colourful, one-of-a-kind products, this space is more of a theatrical experience than it is a typical storefront. It is a 1,500 sq. ft. studio filled with extravagant curated designs. With pops of colour everywhere, this space is truly performance art where you can see, touch and feel the quality and the drama. Scarlet Splendour designs contemporary luxury furniture that is exquisitely and uniquely designed. The company’s products are always wondrous and inspiring – each of them art pieces in their own right. The company reinterprets interior décor, and with that mindset, they have come up with magical pieces that are meant to add joy to the space they inhabit and spark the curiosity of the people who interact with them.
Started by siblings Ashish Bajoria and Suman Kanodia, this brand is an embodiment of luxurious design paired with avant-garde aesthetics that possibly allude to surreal and absurd art eras, while not forgetting to infuse each piece with functionalism. These iconic pieces blur the line between art, furniture and heirloom. Each vibrant, immersive product is handmade, exhibiting a global appeal while celebrating excellent Indian craftsmanship. Scarlet Splendour is truly a reinvention of the typical look and feel of interior décor and furniture.
Each of these products look so high-end and luxurious; each of them seem like a signature piece, from the cabinets to the chairs to the sofas. And they bring with them an element of surprise, as a child’s toy might. The cabinetry offered by Scarlet Splendour on the outside seem to just be extraordinary décor pieces, because never before have a functional piece of furniture look so adorably lavish and experimentally bold. From both a practical and an aesthetic standpoint, these products are innovative and challenge the norm – it’s art.
The concern with art and the avant garde, sometimes, is the possibility of it being a fad that may wear out. However, with intelligent sensibilities, classy functionality and exceptional craftsmanship, the furniture-slash-décor from Scarlet Splendour escape expiration dates. Their products evoke a sense of timelessness by being simply so extraordinary that they can be iconic on its own without leaning on a specific era or reference. They exist on their own, in their own timeline, in their own genre of art. With the establishment of Teatro Scarlet, there is plenty more on the horizon for Scarlet Splendour that will certainly wow everybody who dares to be eccentrically and proudly bold.
“FOR US THE DRAMA IS ABOUT STANDING OUT AND CREATING IMPACT.”
Ashish Bajoria and Suman Kanodia,
Founders of Scarlet Splendour