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DNMUM390774 | 6/18/2017 | Author : Avril-Ann Braganza | WC :332

You dont have to be a pilot to get a set of personal blades. Akshay Sharma tells Avril-Ann Braganza why propellers make for great home decor pieces
Are you looking for a quirky yet classy decor item for your home? Do you want something unique, a one-of-its kind piece that is bound to start conversations? It could be a rare painting, an intriguing sculpture or perhaps an authentic-looking wooden airplane propeller. And no, you don t need to be an aviatior to mount one on your wall.
“When we talk about achieving success or happiness, we say, ‘aim for the stars’, I m over the moon , I m on cloud 9 , or I m on top of the world . Anything that represents the sky or height signifies a soaring spirit,” says Akshay Sharma, founder, WoodFeather, a Mumbai-based lifestyle brand that specialises in making airplane propellers for decor. That s where the idea came from.
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