The upside of upcycling

Through the creative reuse of materials, local artist turns throwaway items into functional furniture. In the modern lexicon, upcycling is the word used to describe what artist Avril Ward does with large wood pallets obtained...

Heaven in Havana

InsideOut tours an Art-Deco hideaway in Havana, Cuba There is a famous quote by Ernest Hemingway’s in the “The Old Man and the Sea” that reads: “Now is no time to think of what you...

Down with walls

Is millennial the new black? It seems like no matter what you are doing lately, this populace of people is present at the party in some way. Technology? They basically invented it. Socializing? They...

A Natural for Design

Italian architect Stefano Napolitani embraces natural elements of sea, sand, wood and stone in his contemporary coastal designs, evident in two new luxury residential projects in Cayman When Stefano and Elisa Napolitani travelled from their...

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...

Seaside Sophistication

Rum Point residence exudes waterfront glamour. The elegance and relevance of contemporary coastal chic has been encapsulated by a South Florida interior design firm in their styling of a new North Side residence. Palm Beach Gardens-based...

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...
Watercolours Bedroom

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...

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...

A Jetsetter’s Dream

When The Ritz-Carlton, Grand Cayman first opened its doors to the public, it could have been said that royalty had taken up residence on these shores. The remarkable property, spanning two sides of prime Seven Mile real estate, was unlike anything seen before in the Cayman Islands.

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.

 

What’s new in pools

Above: An infinity pool overlooking the sea at Tranquility Cove by Luxury Cayman Villas. Pool designs have become an expression of style and a reflection of a home’s character. When it comes to the latest...

Be our guest: the ultimate guest room

A few towels and some clean sheets may do for some guest bedrooms, but going the extra mile in the design and setup of your spare room will pamper visitors and give them a...

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...

Design-inspiring cities

Those in creative industries understand the importance of inspiration. Travel can tap into creative energy and lead to new directions. Here, Cayman designers and architects dish on the cities that captivate them. Toronto Lori McRae Interior Designer Frederick...

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...

The home that pallets built

Inspired to make treasures of others’ trash, Yvonne Broderick is at the forefront of what could be styled as Cayman’s next furniture revolution. Stunned at the number of serviceable shipping pallets that companies here throw...

The KonMari method

While we may often feel we are the kings or queens of our castles, it may be our castles, and what is contained in them, which are ruling us. The state of our surroundings has...

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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