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Joanna Lewis

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An insider’s guide to the best design blogs

Lydia Uzzell, designer and owner of Designworks Ltd., offers an insider’s guide on which blogs to follow for design ideas.

 

Mid-air meditation

I have just completed the first of many inversions at the weekly AntiGravity yoga class I attend, the latest fitness practice, which takes yoga up into the air.

 

 

Rainbow flowers

The following plants are suggested by the experts at the Queen Elizabeth II Botanic Park to create a colour garden at home:

 

The colours of the rainbow

The Colour Garden is one of the biggest attractions at the Queen Elizabeth II Botanic Park and is a beautiful feature that anyone can emulate at home.

 

Contractors

Back to Main Story: The colour purple Architect – John DoakBuilder – BCQSInterior design, furnishings and landscape architecture – The Design StudioCustom master bed...

Colonial accents

While many new houses are veering towards a contemporary, cutting-edge design, there is a stunning canal-side residence in Grand Cayman with a look linked to the past.

 

Rosemary Chicken Skewers

Back to Main Story: Scrumptious seasonal delights (makes 6-8 skewers)4 chicken breasts8 rosemary sprigs½ red onion (optional)½ red pepper (optional)Pinch cuminPinch smoked paprikaPinch corianderSalt...

Roasted Vegetable Quiche

Back to Main Story:    Scrumptious seasonal delights (serves 8-10)1 red bell pepper½ eggplant½ squash½ red onionmushrooms*all vegetables cut into ½ inch pieces½ bag...

Details, features, trends

Back when kitchens tended to be cramped, cluttered spaces quite separate from the living and dining area of the home, this was a slightly awkward truth for hosts. 

 

Flooring trends

Back to Main Story:    Wood to have you floored Tips for the latest look:Go Large  floor tiles are getting bigger and bigger all...

Window treatment

Back to Main Story: In the darkPlantation shuttersPopular in the Caribbean for their aesthetic qualities, these can be made from wood or PVC....

In the dark

A cool way to block out light and help regulate the temperature of a room is to have stylish and practical window treatments.

 

Clean the filters

Back to Main Story:    Keep cool this summer Air conditioner filters prevent dust particles, bacteria and other substances being blown into a room...

Keep cool this summer

Air conditioning is not just about cooling air, it also cuts down on humidity as cool air cannot carry as much moisture as warm air.

 

Traditional methods

Some “old-fashioned” principles of keeping a Cayman home cool, Doak explains, included the following:Cross ventilation – works best if both sides of the room...

Capture the breeze

InsideOut explores traditional West Indian architecture as a means to help regulate the temperature of your home.

 

Sri Lankan handcrafts

Back to Main Story: Worth a mention... Rugs Oriental in Galleria Plaza has some lovely new handcrafted products from Sri Lanka now in stock....

New solar company

Back to Main Story: Worth a mention... Roofing company Precision Industries Ltd. has opened a solar division offering a full range of services to...

Power Flower online

Power Flower Ltd. the name in Cayman’s horticulture industry that you have come to know and trust as the place to find really unique planters and garden features and for all of your landscaping needs, is excited to launch its website.

Keeping our heritage in trust

Cayman’s architectural heritage is one of the country’s most precious assets, important to celebrate and preserve for future generations.