Inside the Box

For those of us behind the curve of progressive architecture, container homes are exactly what the name suggests:  they are homes built using shipping containers as a modular building element. The containers are essentially...
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Interior Inspiration

When you move into a new home, congratulations are always in order. That said, what are you going to do with all that empty space? A blank canvas is exciting, but it can also be...

Must have it!

Styling your space this summer can be a breeze with bold and multi-functional accessories from our favorite home and garden stores. InsideOut went shopping to find a selection of show stopping home accents, certain...

Creations in clay

Colorful ceramics are a great way to brighten up any home and add a dash of panache.  And thanks to the art collective 3 Girls and a Kiln, an array of locally made ceramics can be purchased on-island.

 

Love it, don’t list it

It is hard to imagine wanting to leave one’s home on Seven Mile Beach. Even with the draw of more space and expanding infrastructure in other districts, a home on this stretch of perfect...

Rug company

Following a recent visit from Rug Company representatives, Design Studio has an exciting selection of new samples and offerings to choose from. 

 

Insta-worthy Island Hangouts

Interiors inspiration is all around us – in the restaurants we dine in, the hotels we holiday in. InsideOut has trawled Cayman’s public spaces to select our favorite decorative ideas, which you can recreate...

Guest Essentials

Create a home-away-from-home for guests by putting some thought into the room they will be staying in. Whether they are staying one night, or one month, special touches and accessories will make them feel...

Embracing the Danish art of ‘hygge’

A Danish term defined as a quality of coziness and comfortable conviviality that engenders a feeling of contentment or well-being (regarded as a defining characteristic of Danish culture). What is Hygge? With no one word in...

Battle of the Brains #Sustainability

As InsideOut magazine went to press for this issue, Elon Musk of Tesla Motors and SolarCity was aiming to “make solar sexy” with the unveiling of textured glass tiles meant to replace the conventional...

Balancing Form with Function

Greek philosopher Epicurus once said, “We should look for someone to eat and drink with before looking for something to eat and drink, for dining alone is leading the life of a lion or wolf.” It seems...

Creative Countertops

When Katia Zaiontchkovsky moved into an older family home in Snug Harbour last fall, she felt the space was ideal for her growing family. But the lawyer-turned-designer knew the six-bedroom home was also ready for...

Inspiration on the shelf

Books & Books in Camana Bay is expanding its range of interior design titles. “We are starting to see a real upturn in sales,” says Terry Cleaver, store manager. “Plus, we sell quite a few...

A Warm Welcome

Saying goodbye to summer can be wistful at best. As we put away the more informal days of summer and unpack the “good china” for a season of holiday parties and house guests, we...
Sofa cushions and two small tables, with dark magenta wall behind it with pictures aquotes in frames

Cool City Design

When making plans for the offices of Cayman Enterprise City, design mastermind Cindy O’Hara spent years looking around for the coolest concepts and most inspiring examples. She checked out the likes of Google, HBO, Netflix,...

Battle of the Brains

Many developers and architects value maintaining a balance between the built environment and natural surroundings. As in major cities, the new urbanism movement embraces ecologically sound habits. Cayman’s construction industry is booming, fueling economic...
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Woodworks that wow

For Andre Gooden, working with wood has been a life-affirming process. The 33-year-old Caymanian, who goes by the name of Charlito, crafts a variety of woodworks in his backyard workshop in Prospect. “I taught myself to...

Battery power for the home

As more households in the Cayman Islands invest in solar, installing a home battery makes sense. Homeowners in Cayman are about to have another option when it comes to renewable energy. The Tesla Powerwall will soon...

Sailing Home

Mark’s home is situated at the far end of Calico Quay, in Canal Point, and has a truly unique character. The house has significant canal frontage on two sides, overlooks a natural marina for...

Urban Vibes

Laid-back urban ‘hangout’ has hints of modern metropolitan design. A new urban-inspired lobby-lounge on the Seven Mile Beach corridor welcomes locals and visitors alike to this contemporary community space. The Hangout at the Locale boutique hotel...

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