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2018 Spring

From Bow to Stern
Boat Insurance
House of the Rising Sun
When engaged on a new design project the first thing an architect looks at is the optimal orientation of the building on the proposed site location: orientation should take into account sun patterns, natural breeze conditions, privacy concerns and of course the views.
The Millennial Approach
The poor millennial generation: they get a bad name. They are the 'selfie generation'– lazy, entitled and selfish are just some of the words used to describe them. By 2025, they will represent 75% of the US workforce, so whatever the older generations think of them, they are going to be a force to be reckoned with. The millennial attitude to money, savings and investments, is going to shape the future of many financial services companies and perhaps the stock market itself.
Plane Sailing
Savvy savings for private travel
Caribbean Roots, International Growth
OBMI designs island residences, vacation villas, luxury resorts and smart commercial spaces in some of the most beautiful destinations in the world. Their extensive portfolio is Caribbean style infused with an international perspective.
Enhance the value of your home with an easy-to-install residential elevator
John Ryan of Kohler
John is the Vice President, Sales and General Manager, Professional Channel, Kitchen & Bath Americas of Kohler Co. He has been with Kohler Co. since 1989 starting as a Sales Trainee working with wholesale plumbing distributors in the northern Virginia and Washington, D.C., area. Since then he has held a variety of roles in general management, sales, marketing, sales training, and human resources. John grew up in Wisconsin and has a bachelor’s degree in Economics and Political Science from the University of Wisconsin and an MBA from Marquette University. He is also a graduate of the Kohler Leadership Forum. Outside of work John is active in support of mental health issues and enjoys travelling the world, savouring a dirty martini, and every so often indulging in decadent chocolate.
The Residences of Stone Island, Grand Cayman
The ultimate lifestyle experience in the heart of the Yacht Club, Grand Cayman
Periwinkle, Grand Cayman
A Sense of Place
Indigo Bay, Grand Cayman
Affordable, oceanfront living in South Sound
Hawksbill Estate, Turks and Caicos
Conceived as a multi-generational beachside family estate, Hawksbill Estate is extravagant in size but personal in detail.
Isle Breeze, Grand Cayman
Driven by a desire to capture the breeze, create relaxing exterior spaces and enjoy panoramic views, the design of this family home in Grand Harbour is both bold and brilliant.
Linger Longer, Grand Cayman
Winner of the 2017 Governor's Award for design and construction excellence, Linger Longer integrates traditional cooling techniques with cutting edge building science, in a comfortable family abode.
The Distinctive Style of Piet Boon
The work of influential Dutch designer Piet Boon, whose 'total concept' designs encompass architecture, interiors, furniture and more, is turning heads around the world, including the Caribbean.
The Effervescent Rosemary Parkinson
The award-winning author and creative force behind a series of books on Caribbean culinary culture, Rosemary Parkinson is widely credited with putting the islands on the world foodie map.
A Family A Flair
A family of talented artists, Eddie Minnis, his daughters, Nicole and Roshanne, and his son-in-law Ritchie, regularly exhibit together. Each has his own distinct style, technique and choice of subject matter, but together their body of work adds up to a vivid portrait of Bahamian life.
Private Caribbean Island Escapes
If you don't want to share your Caribbean escape with faceless crowds, hop to an island of your own. Secluded accommodations, top-notch cuisine and round-the clock-activities are just the beginning at these private island retreats.
Facetime - Facials
From nourishing masks and deep cleanses to pioneering science, these are the latest on-island treatments to help you put your game face on.
Tall and lush with glossy lobed leaves, the breadfruit tree is an intrinsic part of the Caribbean landscape - but its fruit is curiously under-utilised. Weighing in at up to 12lb apiece, the rough skinned green fruit is an unusual specimen in that it can be eaten at varying stages of ripeness with different results.
Caribbean Connoisseur
A memorable gastronomic experience is about much more than the food on one's plate. It's the full package - exceptional venue, ambiance, service and innovative culinary creations - that make some restaurants worth travelling for.
Choosing the right wine to take to an event – one that sends the right message and creates the desired impression – can be a daunting task. Fear not, for Yusuf Farouk from Jacques Scott has a suggestion for every occasion, whether it's dinner with friends or a gift for a colleague.
The Great Indoors
Boost your health and brighten your home by bringing a little greenery indoors, Tom Balon of Vigoro Nursery shares some green thumb tips with us.
Art Underfoot
Quite when skilled artisans in Iran, India, Afghanistan and Turkey first began to weave fine threads into beautiful floor coverings is not known, but the rugs produced in these eastern lands have been traded around the world for centuries.
Sun 101
Being sun safe doesn’t mean avoiding the outdoors completely – but it does mean taking sensible precautions. Cayman-based dermatologist Dr. Rebecca de Miguel shares her top tips for best all round sun protection.
Libation Station
A well-stocked home bar is a grown-up rite of passage. Gone are the days of serving vodka that’s been in the back of your freezer for years or a random bottle of wine you got as a gift. Even if your current residence can’t accommodate a full-scale libation station, a bar cart kitted out with the tools of the trade means you can still perform some pretty impressive home mixology. Whether you like your cocktails shaken or stirred, there are a few staples no tipple trolley should be without. So what are the essentials and what can you do without? Consider this your barware basics 101.
Postcard from Antigua
Antigua, a dreamy Caribbean island famous for having a beach for every day of the year...but with its sun-warmed waters, enchanting colonial past, friendly locals and unrivalled views, the beach is just the beginning.
House of Creed: Perfumes of the Past, Fragrances of the Future
Painstakingly created following ancient techniques, House of Creed's perfumes are exclusivity in a bottle.
Lighten up
Must-Haves, Standing Lamps
Console Yourself
Must-Haves, Consoles
Floored with Personality
Must-Haves, Floor Pillows
Kitchen Confidential
Spring 2018
Design Den
Spring 2018
Bathroom Bliss
Retreat to your home spa
Editor's Obsessions
Spring 2018