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about us

An interior design studio based out of Chennai, India. Conceptualised and led by Vharsha Raheja, the co-founder of Khanna Haksar n Associates, a design firm with over three decades of experience in the field of interior and product design. Chilguze is a bold attempt to shine light on India's rich cultural and artistic heritage, with a contemporary vision. We design spaces, products and gardens.

what we do

We design spaces that are attuned to our human roots and are a joy to inhabit. We design unique products with a strong emphasis on quality and meticulous detailing, while blending the organic old and technical new.

We design and curate garden spaces. Integrate plants into our habitats, to naturally co-exist with nature.

We believe in simple holistic living. Allowing ourselves to exercise coherence between the head, the heart, and our hands.

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our founder

Vharsha Raheja started her interior design company “Khanna Haksar n associates” along with her partner in 1988. Together they’ve designed many prestigious spaces. She has designed and consulted for around a 100+ residential & corporate projects.

Chilguze is Vharsha’s latest venture. Her vision is to work with local communities and build a revival movement of art, crafts and culture. The name "Chilguze" is her mother's inherent contribution to the brand. The name is inspired from "Chilgoza", a pine nut from the Western Himalayan range which is under the threat of extinction. 

products and services

The professionals at Chilguze know that design isn’t simply a one-size-fits-all solution. Therefore, we offer a variety of services, customized to your needs and unique style. Tell us about your interior design idea or project, and we will take care of the rest. Check out the list of services and write to us today.

  • Full- Service Interior design- Corporate, Residential & Retail

  • Consultancies- Corporate, Residential & Retail

  • Collaborations- Architects, Designers and Craftsman

  • Garden design


contact us

We'd love to hear from you! If you'd like to know more about us, have any enquiries or want to have a chat:


By appointment only. 

 Chilguze (Khanna Haksar N Associates), no. 9, Smith Road, Chennai,

Tamil Nadu 600002 

Mon-Sat 10AM to 6PM

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