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...

How to… Style bookshelves

Bookshelves are no longer a purely functional piece of furniture. They are now part of an exceedingly popular trend that sees their use go further, becoming a display not only for books but other...

Cayman Creatives

When we contemplate ‘local art’ our thoughts are often drawn to the wide variety of talented painters, illustrators and sculptors our island boasts. From the artwork of Gordon Solomon, Nasaria Suckoo-Chollette and Charles Long,...

Home, Smart Home

TURN UP THE HEAT, DIM THE LIGHTS AND CUE THE MUSIC – ALL WITH A TAP ON YOUR SMARTPHONE. AUTOMATED HOME TECHNOLOGY LOOKS SET TO CONNECT AND STREAMLINE EVERY CORNER OF OUR LIVING ENVIRONMENT. You...

Rooted in the community

Established in 1957 with the aim to beautify Cayman while promoting an interest in and knowledge of gardening, the Garden Club of Grand Cayman continues to transform the natural environment into retreats of repose...

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...

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...

Taking the Leed

Cayman Islands companies ahead in green-energy certification. Builders peg the cost of a LEED-certified home in the Cayman Islands at seven percent more than a standard home, but say energy savings alone will pay the...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Worth a Mention

The latest trends and hottest products from our advertisers   Hyde Park A new development is soon to break ground in the Seven Mile Beach corridor. Situated on West Bay Road, Hyde Park will be within walking...

Setting the Stage

From curb appeal to kitchen upgrades, insider tips on how to stage your home for sale Once a house is actually on the market for sale, the current owners can be so fatigued with the...

Eclectic inspiration

There is nothing quite like being invited into the home of someone with a brilliant sense of creativity. Our homes are, after all, real life reflections of our proclivities and cultural influences. If you...

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