Five things to consider when hanging paintings

Lighting is probably the most important consideration when hanging a painting. Halogen or LED track lights work well. If need be, use multiple spots to ensure no shadows are cast on the painting.

 

Lovely Liberty

With great attention to every client’s individual style and desires, Liberty’s well-experienced team brings the artistry of master craftsmen and artisans together with state-of-the-art residential technology, providing a seamless approach to creating exquisite interiors.

 

Jazz It Up

Anna Rose Washburn of Marksons says placing furniture and rugs on the diagonal takes away the boredom of anchoring the furniture to the wall. Art can be repositioned accordingly.

 

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...

Go custom

As householders become ever more discerning when it comes to design for their home, many are choosing to “go custom” and opt for bespoke furniture and furnishings.

 

Rums of the Caribbean

Rum. The mere word conjures visions of drunken pirates singing; of fruity drinks in tall glasses by the pool; of British sailors on the open seas. Above all, though, rum conjures visions of the Caribbean, where the spirit was born.

On the fly

Jacques Scott has launched a new retail venture with Fly Buy. Located at Owen Roberts International Airport, the gift store offers coffee, snacks, souvenirs, newspapers and magazines. As it is located outside departures, Fly...

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...

The changing face of Camana Bay

Camana Bay is a growing town, not just in terms of bricks and mortar, but also in spirit. As more and more people go to Camana Bay to meet, shop, dine and be entertained, a sense of community is emerging.

 

Lisa Turner of IDG

Put your own things out and spend a little money choosing interesting items that help express the quintessential you.

 

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 during the cooling process, but the filters subsequently become clogged...

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...

Built on dreams

Brad wanted a pool and an outdoor kitchen. Trisha dreamed of a spacious, indoor kitchen, with a walk-in pantry and plenty of storage. Brad liked the idea of a wet bar while Trisha entertained thoughts of a designated laundry room and neatly organised closets.

 

Live Well

When it comes to maintaining a healthy lifestyle, exercise is an essential ingredient. Whether you like to hit the pavement, spend hours sweating in the gym, or balance your mind and body through yoga, there is an exercise to suit you.

Think Global. Eat Local. From the garden to the table

With the environment and the economy at the forefront of most people’s minds, what we eat and where it comes from is more important than ever before.

Furnishing Small Spaces

Smaller homes and apartments present some unique challenges when it comes to design and furnishing. However, a small but well designed and furnished space can be as dramatic, comfortable and functional as any large room.

 

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