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...

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...

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...

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...

Must Have It!

Bring the sea and sand indoors with these eye-catching accessories for your home. InsideOut went shopping to pick out some of the best must-have beach-chic items.

Greenery: A color that connects with nature

Greenery symbolizes the reconnection we seek with nature, one another and a larger purpose. Greenery. Invoking images of lush sprawling landscapes and intimate secret gardens, Pantone’s 2017 Color of the Year can appeal to a...

Making an Entrance

Your home’s entrance way can make an eye-catching statement. This space is often overlooked, but it’s an important part of the home. It is the first room that a visitor sees, as well as the...

Tiny Home Transformation

Community pitches in to renovate garden villa at The Pines. A tiny garden villa at The Pines Retirement Home has been given a big makeover, thanks to a community effort spearheaded by the Pink Ladies. “It’s...

Poolside Paradise

The pool, which has two lounge areas that give the effect of floating on the water, appears to extend out to become a part of the waterways. It’s a feature John Doak describes as “poolisciousness”...

Pendants Make It Pop

Pendant lighting casts a modern glow on any room. With a flick of the switch pendant lighting is changing the way homeowners see the light. These wildly popular drop-down ceiling lamps are basically comprised of a...

At Home in the Kitchen

Driving through the gates of Sea Alissa it is hard to imagine the type of kitchen one would expect given the owners run one of the longest-established homegoods store in Grand Cayman – A....

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...

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...

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...

Worth a Mention

The latest trends and hottest products from our advertisers.   A glimpse into the Seafire guestrooms The Kimpton Seafire Resort and Spa, developed and designed by Dart Real Estate, incorporates “rustic-yet-polished Caribbean,” as well as specifically Caymanian...

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 New Classic

“The clients love modern design and wanted to create a home that was architecturally unique to Cayman.” Amongst Cayman’s crop of well-heeled property developers and interior designers, there seems to be a baseline standard of...

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...

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...

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...

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