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Video: Design Week JA 2018 - Happiness by DeZign

Monday, October, 1 2018    

DeZign Diva Karen Booker was woven into the conversation for day five of the Jamaica Observer Design Week JA 2018, presented by Kohler. Read More

Vows: Our Love

Monday, October, 1 2018    

On Saturday, December 30, 2017, geologist at the Water Resources Authority Alexcia Gray wed winemaker and owner of EVOI Wines Nigel Ludlow, at Firefly Estate, Oracabessa, St Mary. The fairy-tale garden party-themed ceremony was officiated by Pastor Damion Austin. Vows takes a look beyond... Read More

Design Week JA 2018 - The Bold Look of KOHLER

Sunday, September, 30 2018    

Design Week JA 2018 — a Jamaica Observer initiative presented by Kohler — kicked off in fine style Sunday last at Tile City & Home Centre on Constant Spring Road. Architects, interior design specialists, contractors, and other industry players paid close attention as... Read More

SO Cocktails With — Nicole White

Sunday, September, 30 2018    

Nicole White, president and principal designer of Nicole White Designs (NWD), is delighted to be back home. Her trip is a perfect mix of business and pleasure: White is a guest of Janelle Pantry, creative director of Spaces, as part of Design Week JA 2018. Her trip courtesy of Caribbean Airlines... Read More

A MASTER Class

Sunday, September, 30 2018    

Design impacts every aspect of our lives. From the density of our mattresses to the curvature of our office chairs to the handle on our toothbrushes and even to the height of our dining tables, every aspect of a design is thoughtful. Even if we don't think about it. On Wednesday,... Read More

SO Dear Orchid Doc — Sept 30

Sunday, September, 30 2018    

Dear Orchid Doc:Do I cut the spike back when my orchid is finished blooming?Carla Dear Carla: Read More

Beauty In Bloom Part 1

Saturday, September, 29 2018    

CREDITSCOVER HEADLINE: LONDON FASHION WEEK: Beauty In Bloom Read More

Brunch at the Riverside Dock

Saturday, September, 29 2018    

On Sunday, September 23, The Right From Start Foundation hosted its inaugural brunch at the Riverside Dock in Black River, St Elizabeth. The early childhood-themed brunch is part of a series of activities aimed at raising money to assist in the development and certification of the 44 early... Read More

Talking Real Estate

Saturday, September, 29 2018    

Home can mean many things to us. It can be a retreat, a place of refuge, an investment and a legacy for future generations. Whichever category home falls into, it has to be protected, maintained and regularly updated. Advice on how to build, create, maintain and update a home was freely... Read More

Design & Wine

Friday, September, 28 2018    

A delightful and frank discussion about interior design was had this past Tuesday. Janelle Pantry-Coke invited interior designers Nicole White, Joelle Smith and Vanessa Paisley-Clare to her design studio and furniture store Spaces, for Design & Wine — An Evening of Conversation... Read More

Prost! Oktoberfest with Christina Simonitsch

Thursday, September, 27 2018    

For two weeks every year, almost six million people descend upon Theresienwiese in Munich to celebrate Oktoberfest. The Bavarian folk festival is known to revolve around beer and in the celebration's 200-year history it has only been cancelled 24 times. The beer never stops flowing! This... Read More

The Duchess of Sussex brings people “Together”

Thursday, September, 27 2018    

In the wee hours of Wednesday, June 14, 2017, a fire broke out at Grenfell Tower, a 24-storey, working-class housing complex in North Kensington in London. The fire that burned for over 60 hours claimed 72 lives, injured over 70 persons and displaced 106 families. The fire, documented as... Read More

Wine and Food Pairings to Avoid

with Christopher Reckord | Thursday, September, 27 2018    

There are times that I can't help but share my opinion when a wine pairing disappoints. Read More

On Track & On The Record

Thursday, September, 27 2018    

Montego Bay officially welcomed Usain Bolt's Tracks & Records (UBT&R) in May earlier this year, signalling the third such opening in Jamaica. The brand is distinctively Jamaican, and offerings incorporate local seasonings, spices and cooking methods to deliver that truly... Read More

A Well-designed Approach!

Thursday, September, 27 2018    

Local design was on show Monday at the Jamaica Observer Design Week JA 2018 – presented by Kohler – with an exhibition inside L at the Spanish Court Hotel. The room was filled with ideators, interior decorators, and design aficionados in search of trendy... Read More



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