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...

Hidden Depths

Beneath a muted palette, subtly contrasting textures play across this Grand Harbour family home, a livable fusion of classic and contemporary design. Some houses are defined by a ‘look-at-me’ feature; others are the sum of...
Joan Ebanks’s garden

Path to Well-Being

Joan Ebanks’s garden provides rejuvenation for the Monetary Authority employee after illness and bereavement. “I like gardening – it’s a place where I find myself when I need to lose myself.” That quote by American writer...

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...
Kitchen and living area.

This Old House

New home features design with “old” look. While many new homes in the Cayman Islands are trending towards modern minimalism, one recently completed residence has deliberately opted for the opposite look. “When we started the project, I...

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...
The Residences at Seafire (Andy Warhol prints).

Hollywood glamour, Cayman aesthetics

International designer to the stars incorporates Caymanian elements in his work. The Los Angeles-based interior designer whose celebrity clientele includes reality TV stars Kylie, Khloe and Kourtney Kardashian, has brought more than a hint of...

A Savannah sanctuary

A serene garden can calm the mind, soothe the spirit and remove us from the stresses of day-to-day life, even if just for a few moments. English philosopher, statesman, scientist and author Sir Francis Bacon...

Bottle Blue

Restaurant recreates the colors of The Caribbean sea in its design details. By bottling the blues of the sea and sky in aspects of its interior design, Agua restaurant serves a sensory cocktail to delight its diners. The...

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...
Yonier Powery.

The surreal world of Yonier Powery

Cuban artist adopts Cayman Islands as home and the subject of his creativity. Prestigious Cuban artist Agustin Villafaña upturned a trash bin and asked a young and ambitious Yonier Powery if he really wanted to...

Outdoor cooking revolution

From the beginnings of cooking over open flame a million years ago to the grand picnics of the Victorian era as described in Mrs. Beeton’s 1861 “Book of Household Management,” eating outdoors has been...

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