The Swedish Craftsmanship Experience

A day out with Volvo Volvo is Latin for ‘I roll’ and was originally trademarked in 1915 with ball bearing production in mind. But 18 million cars later, Volvo has come to mean much more. Kessaku, which means a ‘masterpiece’ in Japanese is an exclusive offering by the Phoenix Group, located at Rajajinagar, Bangalore. This…

Redefining the Silk Saree Vijayalakshmi Silks

Kessaku and Vijayalakshmi Silks – Redefining Class and Culture As the saree comes under a global fashion limelight, the demand of the new millennium woman is also changing. The contemporary fashion world is rapidly looking for inspiration and bold trendsetters who can raise a wardrobe to the extraordinary. While this is common in fashion, super…

A Touch Of Finesse – Choosing the Right Décor For your Home

Every home has a certain aura to it. Some have the rustic charm of the countryside. Some are sleek, edgy and modern. Some are in between, a marvelous fusion of the old and new. But essentially, every home is a reflection of its owner. Every room speaks oodles about his/her tastes. It pays tribute to…

5 Splendid Lounge Bars That You Must Visit

One of the traits of a good city is the number and quality of its watering holes. The vibrant city life is incomplete without its variety of pubs, where old friends gather, and new ones are made over good liquor and friendly banter. Speaking of which, we’ve picked out our list of top Lounge Bars…

LUXURIOUS DESTINATION: TOP 5 STOPS TO DISCOVER

Grab a pen & a notepad. It’s time to add a few luxurious destinations to your bucket list. Everyone needs a vacation to let off the workplace steam & gather memorable moments. Phoenix Kessaku, a luxurious spot gives you a perfect ambience to prepare for the travel destination. Here are 5 destinations to which you…

OLD IS GOLD – The Art of Preserving Antiques

Some of us wish we lived in a different time. When artists discovered beauty in simplicity, capturing the ebb & flow of life on canvas. When sculptors moulded ideologies into legendary figurines. When thinkers chiselled their perspectives onto murals or carved complex designs on wood/stone. Be it the classical age in Greece or the Italian…

AN ODE TO SHIBUI – The Aesthetics Behind Phoenix Kessaku

Several hundred years ago, Japanese aesthetic principles were found upon the fundamentals of everyday life. They reflect upon norms that people ascribed to, or rather aspired to embody in their day to day lives. Dating back to the 14th century, Shibui originally referred to a sour or sharp taste, specifically in allusion to persimmons. With…