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2019 Spring

Go Big! Luxury Caribbean Group Getaways
For two or more families vacationing together, three generations seeking a memorable escape, or a group of friends on the trip of a lifetime, a rental villa promises more privacy, more space and more independence than a resort, and often at a more reasonable rate.
Periwinkle, Cayman Islands
A thriving island community in Grand Harbour. Inspired by Caymanian villages of the past, both in architecture and in spirit, Periwinkle is more than a residential development. It's a contemporary Caribbean community, with a sense of place.
Living the High Life - The Residences of Seafire, Cayman Islands
A home with dazzling sea views is a luxury in itself, but two storeys up in the prestigious Residences at Seafire, one sensational condominium elevates exclusive seaside living to an art form.
OLEA, Camana Bay, Cayman Islands
Live at Camana Bay. Designed around a beautifully landscaped park and resort-style pool, connected by tree-shaded footpaths and a waterfront boardwalk that leads to the Town Centre, OLEA embodies the values of healthy living, walkability, sustainability and connectivity on which Camana Bay was founded.
ONE CANAL POINT, Cayman Islands
ONE Canal Point makes the most of its enviable location with water views from every residence, a 900' boardwalk dock and a short walk to Seven Mile Beach.
High Design Interiors at The Residences at Seafire, Cayman Islands
Purchasers of property at the Residences at Seafire can now take advantage of turnkey furniture packages designed by internationally famed homeware firm Restoration Hardware.
Sugar Reef, Cayman Islands
A unique property in one of Cayman's most desirable residential communities.
Curio Collection By Hilton, Cayman Islands
Cayman's first Hilton Hotel, set to open in 2021, ushers in a new dimension for the local hospitality sector, bridging luxury, wellness and business.
Kempa Kai, Cayman Islands
From a distance, the sloping, tiled roofs of Kempa Kai peek above the palms in the tranquil coastal community of Cayman Kai, giving only a hint of the Balinese-inspired beach retreat within.
Design Den
Spring 2019
Kitchen Confidential
Kitchen Must-Have decor and accessories 2019
King's View, Harbour Island, The Bahamas
At the southern end of Harbour Island, on a lot leading down to a picture-perfect private beach stands King's View, a home where old-world island charm meets contemporary cool.
A Rising Evolution
Innovative lifts to carry staff, clients and guests higher, faster.
Mireia Alvarez and Chloe Staples of IDG
Originally from Barcelona, Mireia Alverez (known as Mia) joined IDG as an Interior Designer in 2014. Passionate about design, she has a flair for modern, European style and a keen eye for detail. Chloe Staples recently moved from the UK to join the IDG team as an Interior Property Stylist, managing their home staging programme. She is always on the lookout for innovative products and unique designs that fit the space and help sell the property.
Guy Harvey: One Man and the Sea
Dr. Guy Harvey may be best known for his dynamic depictions of marine wildlife, but he is much more than an artist. Over the course of his colourful career he has travelled to remote regions, swum with giant ocean predators, set up marine research organisations and been instrumental in achieving better protection of vulnerable marine species.
My Sunshine - Ren Seffer, Cayman Islands
Aussie artist Ren Seffer's portrayals of familiar places and pastimes in Cayman are alive with movement and energy.
Past, Present, Future - Caymanian Architecture
Cayman's built environment is developing at a dizzying pace. With buildings now reaching ten storeys and designs becoming ever bolder, are we in danger of losing our architectural heritage? Architect John Doak reflects on traditional designs and how we can best preserve and honour this aspect of Caymanian culture.
How Much is Enough?
There is a question that John D. Rockefeller was once asked by a reporter, "How much money is enough?" His response was, "Just a little bit more."
Positive Growth - The Cayman Hotel Market
The Cayman Hotel Market
Wellness Travel - A Mindful Approach
Feeling healthy and vital in body and mind is something we all aspire to – and that's exactly the desire the wellness industry taps into. Distinct from medicine, which deals with disease, wellness is concerned with all-round health, including physical fitness, psychological wellbeing and good nutrition.
Hello, Reno
A well-executed renovation is the most successful investment you can make in your home, but it requires careful thought and budgeting. Tracey Kline of Encompass shares her top remodelling tips.
Mane Attraction
Creative stylist at Vintage, Kayleigh Walker, shares this season's top five hair trends to keep you looking fresh, flirty and fashion-forward.
Interactive Eats - Cayman Islands
Cayman's thriving culinary scene isn't limited to feasting on fine food. A host of local businesses are turning dining out into an experiential adventure, where foodies can learn new skills, interact with chefs and sample some surprising pairings.
Soleful Serenity - Reflexology, Cayman Islands
How can it be that rubbing your big toe can relieve a headache, gently kneading the ball of your foot can calm your breathing and pressing into the central whorl of your thumb-print can help you sleep?
Outdoor Cool
Summer is always a sizzler and the temptation is inevitably to retreat indoors and crank up the air-conditioning. But with a little planning, use of innovative technology and clever accessorising you can reduce heat gain and turn your outdoor space into a cool and stylish private retreat.
Tray Bon
Must-Haves, Trays
Beach Chic
Editor's Obsessions
Spring 2019
Pearl Appeal
Must-Haves, Pearl Jewellery
Garden Utopias
Gardens are outdoor sanctuaries: places where we can play, rest and socialise, cradled by nature. Tom Balon of Vigoro Nursery talked to us about some of the golden rules and pitfalls to avoid when creating your garden utopia.
Petite Retreats - Caribbean Resorts
White sand beaches and clear blue seas may be the hallmarks of a Caribbean vacation, but should you wish to delve deeper into the region’s history, nature and culture, these intimate one-of-a-kind resorts, offer a different take on island getaways.
Postcard from USVI
Made up of three distinctly different islands, the US Virgin Islands make for the tropical beach vacation of your dreams. There's St. Thomas, a buzzing island with a yacht-lined marina and stunning vistas; St. Croix, blessed with golden sunshine, glorious temperatures, a captivating past that is tucked away in a vast natural rainforest; and then there's St. John, a nature-lovers dream, offering a high-end experience while still keeping its charming authentic Caribbean flair.
Dripping from trees across the Caribbean and Central America, the flesh, seeds and leaves of the guava have, for centuries, been prized for both their flavour and therapeutic properties.