Many families in Barbados and the Caribbean who live in chattel houses can give you entertaining stories of how they managed in such small spaces. Chattel houses built in the 17th and 18th centuries are described as modest dwellings. However, this was a vague description that did not address how innovative, efficient and effective these homes are and were. The proof of this lies in the creation of a home that provides shelter and safety for all members of the family.
Do you know what is a bidet? Depending on where you live in the world, a bidet might look as though someone made a mistake when the bathroom was being designed. Although they are not popular in the United States, bidets are staples in many Caribbean and European bathrooms. Sometimes they are specifically included in […]
The Caribbean is the best place to live in the world and interior designers continue to use the region as inspiration for their design styles. It is very possible to go overboard when incorporating island elements in your space, so care must be taken during the design process. The key to a successful Caribbean design, is to effectively balance the various details in your home.