Retro, modern with a tropical twist

The elegant canal front home of Sara Collins and her husband Iain McMurdo, like the couple themselves, is a subtle fusion of influences and tastes. Their inherent respect for the best of the past and excitement about a shared future has imbued their home with a uniquely retro/contemporary feel.

Margot Krahn of Blinds Unlimited offers tips to put you on the right track

Main Article: Meet the shade BrigadeMargot Krahn of Blinds Unlimited offers tips to put you on the right trackDecide on which room you want to remodel and why. You should attempt to remodel only...

CHALMERS GIBBS ARCHITECTS (CGMJ LTD.)

Main Article:Lie of the LandName and title:  William Steward, MRAIC, managing director.Physical address: Eucalyptus Building, Crewe RoadContact details:Tel: 949-2727Fax: 949-7650Web: cgmj.com.kyEstablished: 1965Specialise in: Commercial, resort, multi-residential, luxury residential, and institutional buildingsCompany divisions: Architecture and...

Ruinart Rose

Main Article: Lovely BubblyProduced from a blend of 55 per cent Pinot Noir and 45 per cent Chardon-nay from the best of recent vintages. The grapes for Ruinart are selected basket by basket at...

Making a bathroom look Bigger

You don’t have to add square footage to your tiny bathroom for it to feel less confined and look fabulous. With the help of practical designing tips, your intimate space can be transformed into a sanctuary that has you enamoured and willing to linger.  

The following tricks will brighten up your home without hitting your wallet

Main Article:Staging: top tips to sell your home A little wood polish goes a long way, especially on wood cabinets.Place one or two large wooden or stainless steel bowls on a countertop filled with...

ARCHITEXTURA LIMITED

Main Article: Lie of the LandName and title: Hedley Robinson, managing director.Physical address: 13 Midsummer Drive, SpottsContact details: Tel: 945-6655Fax: 945-6656Email: [email protected]: 1999Specialise in: Architectural firms have to be adaptive in our small market environment...

Veuve Clicquot Ponsardin Brut

Main Article: Lovely bubbly Veuve Clicquot’s signature non-vintage Brut is loved all over the world for its crisp, full flavours, consistent quality and celebratory yellow label. This classical dry champagne is a blend of...

Salon S Le mesnil blanc de blanc 1996

Sidebar: Lovely BubblyLe mesnil is a small vineyard where only in exceptional years do they pick the grapes – in the last 88 years they have made it only 35 times. It has fine...

Job for the weekend – let’s caulk!

Have you looked at the state of the sealants around your baths, sinks and windows lately?  Caulking is a waterproofing product which prevents costly leaks and though long lasting, if done properly, can get brittle, dull and start cracking over time. 

THE BURNS CONOLLY GROUP LTD.

Main Article:Lie of the LandName and title:  Burns Conolly, AIA, managing director.Physical address:Suite 320145 Market Street, Gardenia Court, Camana BayContact details: Tel: 945-2455Fax: 945-2450Web: burnsconolly.comEstablished: 1993Specialise in: Commercial, office, hospitality, retail,high-end residential condominium projectsCompany...

2000 Dom Perignon

Main Article: Lovely BubblyOne cannot talk about the world’s greatest champagnes without referring to Dom Perignon. It is vintage champagne, meaning that it is only made in the best years, and all grapes used...

Choose your Sheen

Main Article: Be a colour chameleonsource: The Coating Centre, Plaza VeneziaFlatSince flat paint is non-reflective, it is used to conceal surface imperfections on walls that are damaged, dented or rough. It is generally considered...

JOHN DOAK ARCHITECTURE

Main Article:Lie of the LandName and title: John Doak, owner and RIBA president.Physical address:Studio 1, Dot Com Centre Dorcy Drive, George TownContact details:Tel: 946-3625Fax: 946-3637Web: johndoak.comEstablished: 2001Specialise in: I would say the market believes we’re...

Champagne Mailly Grand Cru Brut Rosé N/V

Sidebar: Lovely BubblyThe beautiful package makes this pink champagne an immediate hit. The cuvée is a blend of 90 per cent Pinot Noir and 10 per cent Chardonnay all from some of the best...

Renovation Pointers

The room has not turned out like you thought it would. Your budget has increased exponentially, and you’re teetering on the brink of insanity. Sound familiar?Remodelling a home can be an arduous task that...

DDL STUDIO LTD.

Main Article:Lie of the LandName and title:  Brian Eccles, managing director.Physical address: Buckingham Square, West Bay Road, George TownContact details: Tel: 945-3622Fax: 945-3623Web: ddlstudio.comEmail: [email protected]: 1995Specialise in: We do a very wide range of...

Champagne Michel Fallet ‘Tradition’ Brut NV

Sidebar: Lovely BubblyChampagne Michel Fallet ‘Tradition’ Brut NV Representing excellent value, this super-fresh, non-vintage champagne is from the small family owned estate of Michel Fallet in the picturesque village of Charly-Sur-Marne. Chardonnay grapes are...

NV (non-vintage) Moët & Chandon Brut Imperial

Main Article: Lovely bubbly Perhaps from the most famous champagne house in the world and certainly the largest among many styles of champagne Moët & Chandon produces, is the Brut Imperial, the house’s non-vintage...

Materials Abound

Choosing finishes for the many components inside a home can be a difficult task. Just ask the proud owner of a newly built or renovated home.  Unless a homeowner is particularly creative, undertaking this task without the guidance of a qualified interior designer can tempt one to go the safe route and only choose finishes that are considered standard.

 

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